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Hostile intent
The good house : a novel
End of story : a novel
The boardwalk bookshop
Everything I never told you : a novel
Good material
Forgotten war
The turtle house : a novel
The heart
The first husband
Fourteen days : a literary project of the Authors Guild of America
We must not think of ourselves : a novel
Mothtown
A step past darkness
The road from Belhaven
The teacher
Held : a novel
Your shadow half remains
A wild and heavenly place : a novel
Crosshairs
Gothikana
One wrong word
Heartbeat
The last days of the Midnight Ramblers
The women
Everyone who can forgive me is dead : a novel
Lone wolf
Lote
All my secrets
Maybe someday
The berry pickers
A scent of a woman
Canadian boyfriend
Hush, hush
The house of last resort : a novel
The bullet swallower : a novel
A present past : Titan and other chronicles
Hard by a great forest
Christmas proposal
Dream town
Accidentally his
The breakup tour
Argylle
Witness : stories
True north : a novel
Wednesday
The postcard
Fragile designs : a novel
First lie wins
The other mothers : a novel
The secret hours
Like the appearance of horses
Cold victory : a novel
Sidle Creek : stories
Only the beautiful
Disruptions : stories
House gone quiet : stories
I went to see my father : a novel
The book of fire : a novel
Anna O
After the funeral and other stories
The heiress : a novel
The fury
Incident at Hawk
Wellness : a novel
The weekend retreat : a novel
An inconvenient earl
Never lie
This spells love : a novel
Anne Boleyn, a king
Katherine of Aragon, the true queen
Ghosts
The sword of God
Starling house
Calling on the matchmaker
Rules for visiting
The engagement party : a novel
An honest man
The leftover woman : a novel
Amazing Grace Adams
Prophet song
Just another missing person
The housemaid
Sisters under the rising sun
Let us descend : a novel
The little teashop on Main
The power of self-discipline : 5-minute exercises to build self-control, good habits, and keep going when you want to give up
Mostly what God does : reflections on seeking and finding His love everywhere
Unretired : how highly effective people live happily ever after
The grift : the downward spiral of Black Republicans from the party of Lincoln to the cult of Trump
God, guns, and sedition : far-right terrorism in America
Handmade : a scientist
Literary theory for robots : how computers learned to write
Rick Steves Europe
Bucket list family travel : share the world with your kids on 50 adventures of a lifetime
Land of hope : an invitation to the great American story
Combee : Harriet Tubman, the Combahee River Raid, and black freedom during the Civil War
Supercommunicators : how to unlock the secret language of connection
Building a non-anxious life
Mao
Get married : why Americans must defy the elites, forge strong families, and save civilization
How to find a four-leaf clover : what autism can teach us about difference, connection, and belonging
Misunderstood vegetables : how to fall in love with sunchokes, rutabaga, eggplant and more
The history of the ancient world : from the earliest accounts to the fall of Rome
Living in the daze of deception
The five money personalities : speaking the same love and money language
The holy grail of investing : the worlds greatest investors reveal their ultimate strategies for financial freedom
LSAT prep plus, 2024
Fly : the big book of basketball fashion
The age of deer : trouble and kinship with our wild neighbors
American advertising cookbooks : how corporations taught us to love Spam, bananas, and Jell-O
Quick prep cooking using ingredients from Trader Joe
Dear mom and dad : a letter about family, memory, and the America we once knew
Find me the votes : a hard-charging Georgia prosecutor, a rogue president, and the plot to steal an American election
iPad for seniors in easy steps : covers all versions of iPad with iPadOS 17 (including iPad mini and iPad Pro)
The ultimate SPAM brand cookbook : 100+ quick and delicious recipes from traditional to gourmet
Practical cycling : equip, maintain and repair your bicycle
Architects of an American landscape : Henry Hobson Richardson, Frederick Law Olmsted, and the reimagining of America
Dear sister : a memoir of secrets, survival, and unbreakable bonds
Rick Steves Europe through the back door
All religions are not the same
Secure love : create a relationship that lasts a lifetime
Uncertain : the wisdom and wonder of being unsure
Tripping on utopia : Margaret Mead, the Cold War, and the troubled birth of psychedelic science
The kingdom, the power, and the glory : American evangelicals in an age of extremism
Robots and the people who love them : holding on to our humanity in an age of social robots
A vindication of the rights of woman
The two-parent privilege : how Americans stopped getting married and started falling behind
The War Below : Lithium, Copper, and the Global Battle to Power Our Lives
Innovation for the masses : how to share the benefits of the high-tech economy
Read Write Own : building the next era of the internet
The political thought of Xi Jinping
Stand up to the IRS
Renters
The voices of nature : how and why animals communicate
Yellowstone
The hunger habit : why we eat when we
How to ADHD : an insider
Fight right : how successful couples turn conflict into connection
Nothing but the tooth : the insider
Locomotives : the modern diesel & electric reference
The 5 principles of parenting : your essential guide to raising good humans
The friction project : how smart leaders make the right things easier and the wrong things harder
Reclaim the Street : street photography
Ink & paper : a printmaker
1000 words : a writer
iPhone for seniors in easy steps : covers all iPhones with iOS 17
Digital detox : the two-week tech reset for kids
Stories for your soul : ordinary people. Extraordinary God
American Zion : a new history of Mormonism
Policing pregnant bodies : from ancient Greece to post-Roe America
Crimes of the centuries : the cases that changed us
The allure of the multiverse : extra dimensions, other worlds, and parallel universes
Charlie Chaplin and the Nazis : the long German campaign against the artist
Behind the screens : illustrated floor plans and scenes from the best TV shows of all time
How to win at chess : the ultimate guide for beginners and beyond
The Holocaust : an unfinished history
The Constitution
Saving my assassin : a memoir
Soundtrack of silence : love, loss, and playlist for life
Kubrick : an odyssey
Dear sister : a memoir of secrets, survival, and unbreakable bonds
Aus dem Leben einer j¸dischen Familie
The making of a king : King Charles III and the modern monarchy
The showman : inside the invasion that shook the world and made a leader of Volodymyr Zelensky
Serving herself : the life and times of Althea Gibson
Madonna : a rebel life
I must say : my life as a humble comedy legend
Oath and honor : a memoir and a warning
My effin
Becoming Ella Fitzgerald : the jazz singer who transformed American song
Class : a memoir
My name is Barbra
Being Henry : the Fonz . . . and beyond
The many lives of Mama Love : a memoir of lying, stealing, writing, and healing
Magic : the life of Earvin "Magic" Johnson
Sonic life : a memoir
Worthy
Scattershot : life, music, Elton, and me
To rescue the constitution : George Washington and the fragile American experiment
Differ we must : how Lincoln succeeded in a divided America
Enough
The woman in me
If you would have told me : a memoir
The autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and the gospel of wealth
Counting the cost
Making it so : a memoir
Missing persons
Everyone on this train is a suspect : a novel
Random in death
The frozen river : a novel
Glory be
Holmes, Marple & Poe
The great deceiver
Happiness falls
A gentleman of dubious reputation
An extravagant death
The last passenger
The Fleet Street murders
Alex Cross must die
The house of love and death
Theodore : the neighbour
Dirty thirty
The last devil to die
Mother-daughter murder night
A cold highland wind
Jane and the final mystery
Hercule Poirot
The best American mystery & suspense 2023
Judgment prey
Obsession
23 1/2 lies
The traitor among us
A gentleman fallen on hard times
12 months to live
The murder at Sissingham Hall
Evergreen
Dead man
A newlywed
The Benevolent Society of Ill-Mannered Ladies
Hidden beneath
The body in the web
Private Moscow
A stolen child
Near miss
Generation ship
The terraformers
System collapse
Julia : a novel
The best American science fiction & fantasy 2023
The circumference of the world
The cabinet
Circle of death
Whalefall : a novel
Light bringer
More perfect
Circle of death
Translation state
The archive undying
The ferryman : a novel
In the lives of puppets
Fractal noise
Paradise-1
Fifty beasts to break your heart : & other stories
The book of doors : a novel
Sanctuary of the shadow
The serpent & the wings of night : a Crowns of Nyaxia novel
Mislaid in parts half-known
Jewel box : stories
Sword catcher
Another kingdom
Iron flame
The Phoenix king
Thornhedge
He who drowned the world
Fourth wing
Immortal longings
The wisdom of crowds
The blade itself
Night angel nemesis
Tress of the emerald sea
Jade legacy
Jade war
The priory of the orange tree
The adventures of Amina Al-Sirafi : a novel
A day of fallen night
The scarlet circus
Daughter of the Moon Goddess : a novel
The first day of eternity
Preacher
Catfish Charlie
Blind dog canyon
The scavengers
Bad hombres
Born to hang
Gunmetal mountain
The lonesome gun
Ride a fast horse
A short rope for a tall man
The revengers
Desolation Creek
The Jensens of Colorado
Westbound
Forever Texas
Dead man
Outlaw
Settling his hash
A death in Tokyo : a mystery
Bad days for bad men Smoke Jensen
The good old boys and The smiling country
Vengeance moon
Tanner
Red ruckus
Duel at Low Hawk
To the gates of hell
Elmer Kelton
Range war in Whiskey Hill
Disturbing the peace
Brannigan
The broken bow
Luke
Yondering : stories
Old cowboys never die
Taylor Callahan, circuit rider
Shoot-out at Broken Bow
Kill Red
Devil
Bannon
The fires of Blackstone
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Veterans Resources

 

The County Veteran Service Office helps veterans and their families by providing emergency financial assistance, employment and compensation assistance, transportation services, memorial affairs and application and maintenance of VA benefits such as education and health care.

 

Ohio Department of Veterans Services provides opportunities and resources for our veteran community through advocacy, collaboration and partnerships.

55+ Resources

 

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Outreach Services

Community Library helps get books and other materials into the hands of homebound patrons living in the Big Walnut area. Visit our Library Services Page for more information.

Find it Local

 

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Need a Book Club Set?

The library has several book sets to be used with reading groups, book clubs, classes, etc. Each set has about ten copies. Please contact Adult Services at 740-965-3901 to check the availability and to request a set for your group. Click here for the full list. 

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Radical curiosity : questioning commonly held beliefs to imagine flourishing futures
White fragility : why it
Sweet taste of liberty : a true story of slavery and restitution in America
Fuzz : when nature breaks the law
Fox and I : an uncommon friendship
Humans
The day the world came to town : 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
Funny in Farsi : a memoir of growing up Iranian in America
The girl who said goodbye : a memoir of a Khmer Rouge survivor
A place in the world : finding the meaning of home
Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood
Tender at the bone : growing up at the table
The beneficiary : fortune, misfortune, and the story of my father
My life and hard times
Dinners with Ruth : a memoir on the power of friendships
Dinner with Edward : the story of an unexpected friendship
The reading list : a novel
Anxious people
The personal librarian
Tapestry of fortunes : a novel
The indigo girl : a novel
Horse
Glory : a novel
The secret life of Albert Entwistle
The night watchman : a novel
Rabbit cake
We were the lucky ones
Demon Copperhead
This tender land : a novel
Interpreter of maladies : stories
The beekeeper of Aleppo : a novel
The children act : a novel
The night portrait : a novel of World War II and da Vinci
Where the crawdads sing
The overstory : a novel
The trees
The kitchen front : a novel
The last painting of Sara De Vos
Lucy by the sea : a novel
The book of lost friends : a novel
The storied life of A. J. Fikry
The art of betrayal
Salt to the sea : a novel
The hate u give

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