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 The Coleman Public Library is proud to announce a grant for Non-Fiction adult books are finally purchased and all processed and ready for your enjoyment to check out. 

 A total of 131 books were purchased to cover all the Non-Fiction catagories.  Each book is recognized with a Tocker Foundation Plate located in the front of the book.  The books are on display in the middle of New Books section.  You better hurry their flying off the shelf!

 The Tocker Foundation promotes Texas public libraries in communities of 12,000 or less.  This grant brings the cumulative grant support to the Coleman Public Library to a total of $152,313.00.

 Below is a list of all books purchased by the grant funds:




“Profiles of Texas” – Grey House

“Emily Post’s Etiquette: Manner for Today” – Lizzie Post

“Standard Catalog of World Coins” – Thomas Michael

“How to Do Your Own Divorce in Texas” – Ed Sherman

“Make Your Own Living Trust” – Denis Clifford

“Legal guide for starting & running a Small Business” – Fred S. Steingold


“1,000 Books to Read before You Die” – James Mustich

“The Old Farmer’s 2019 Almanac”

“The Library Book” – Susan Orlean

“Easy Computer Basics Windows 10 Edition” – Michael Miller

“Is this Thing On: A Friendly guide to Everything Digital” – Abby Stokes

“Every day Guides Made Easy: Microsoft Excel Basics” – Roger Laing

“Every day Guides Made Easy Using Your iPad Basics” – Roger Laing

“Microsoft Office 2016 All-in-one for Dummies” – Peter Weverka

“The Dream of Enlightenment: the rise of Modern Philosophy” – Anthony Gottlieb


“How Not to Always Be Working – Marlee Grace

“Almost Everything: Notes on Hope” – Anne Lamott

“Anxiety: the Missing Stage of Grief” Claire Bidwell Smith, LCPC

“Thinking, Fast and Slow” – Daniel Kahneman

“The Power of Habit: why we do what we do in Life and Business” – Charles Duhigg

“The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained”

“You be you” – Drew Canole

“The Laws of Human nature” – Robert Greene


“God is Young” – Pope Francis

“When Your Kid is Hurting” – Dr. Kevin Leman

“The Addiction Spectrum” – Paul Thomas, MD

“Healing the Soul of a Woman” – Joyce Meyer

“Overcomer” – Dr. David Jeremiah

“The First Love Story, Adam, Eve, and Us” – Bruce Feiler


“Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce” – Emily Doskow

“ASVAB Prep 2018-2019” – Kaplan

“Blend: the Secret to Co-Parenting and Creating a Balanced Family” – Mashonda Tifrere

“Battles That Changed History” – Smithsonian

“The Search For Atlantis” – Steve P. Kershaw,Ph.D.

“7 Secrets of the Newborn” – Robert C. Hamilton M.D.

“In My Father’s House” – Fox Butterfield

“A Field Philosopher’s Guide to Fracking” – Adam Briggle

“Introduction to the American Legal System” – Enika Schulze

“Nolo’s Essential Guide to Child Custody & Support” – Emily Doskow

“Living Trust for Everyone” – Ronal Farrington Sharp

Getting Financial Aid: Scholarships, Grants, Loans and Jobs” – College Board

“Trumponomics: Inside the America First Plan to Revive Our Economy” – Stephen Moore

“Texas Criminal Law: Principles and Practices” – Jerry L. Dowling

“Divorce in Texas” – Jim Mueller

“PSAT Prep 2018” – Kaplan

“ACT Prep 2018” – Kaplan

“The Trustee’s legal companion” – Liza Hanks

“Quick and legal will book” – Denis Clifford

“Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions” – Joseph Matthews

“Neighbor Law: fences, trees, boundaries & Noise” – Emily Doskow

“IRA’s, 401(k) s & other retirement Plans” – Twila Slesnick

“The Complete IEP guide; how to advocate for your special ed child” – Lawrence M. Siegel

“The Public Domain” – Stephen Fishman

“Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps” – Alan Gelb

“Shotguns and stagecoaches: the brave men who rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West: - John Boessenecker

“Princeton Review GED Test”

“Princeton Cracking the GMAT Premium”

“Ultimate guide to America’s Best Colleges 2018” – Gen Tanabe

“Kaplan 8 Practice test for the SAT 2018”


“The Secret Life of Language” – Simon Pulleyn

“The Everything Learning French Book – Bruce Sallee

“The Everything Learning Spanish Book” – Julie Gutin


“Einstein’s Shadow” – Seth Fletcher

“The dinosaur Artist” – Paige Williams

“When the Last Lion roars” – Sara Evans

“Brief Answers to the Big Questions” – Stephen Hawking

“World Encyclopedia of Animals” – Tom Jackson

“Animal Life”

“Discoveries of the Census of Marine Life” – Paul V. R. Snelgrove

“What A Fish Knows” – Jonathan Balcombe

“Now: the Physics of Time” – Richard Muller

“Coyote America” – Dan Flores

“Butterfly Gardening” – Jane Hurwitz


“My Pregnancy 2019”

“Butterfly Garden” – Jane Hairwitz

“Cook Like a Pro” – Ina Garten

“Encyclopedia of Pottery” – Peter Cosentine

“Encyclopedia of Woodworking Techniques” – Jeremy Brown

“When a Child Has Diabetes” – Denis Daneman

“Know Your Value” – Mika Brezezinski

“Delish: Eat Like Every Day’s the Weekend” – Joanna Saltz

“Dinners for Two”

“Tasty Ultimate: How to Cook Basically Anything”

“The Hunter’s Way” – Craig Raleigh

“Becoming Ageless: the Four Secrets to Looking and Feeling Younger Everyday” – Strauss Zelnick

“Complete Wellness: Enjoy Long-Lasting Health and Well-Being” – Clair Cross

“Take Control of Your Depression: Strategies to Help You Feel Better Now” – Susan J. Noonan, MD, MPH

“The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It” – John Seymour

“The Whole Pregnancy: Complete Nutrition Plan for Gluten Free Moms to Be” – Aimee Aristotelous

“Blitz scaling: Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies” – Reid Hoffman

“It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Work” – Jason Fried

“Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home and School” – John Median

“Temple Grandin’s Guide to Working with Animals” – Temple Grandin

“Die cast Toy Cars of the 1950’s & 1960”s” – Andrew Ralston

“Standard Catalog of Military Firearms: the Collector’s Price and Reference Guide” – Phillip Peterson

“Comfort: Food to Soothe the Soul” – John Whaite

“Pie Squared” – Cathy Barrow

“The Whole 30 Slow Cooker” – Melissa Hartwig

“Creating Things That Matter” – David Edwards

“Selling your house: Nolo’s essential guide” – Liona Bray, J.D.

“Cash and Carter family Cookbook” – John Carter Cash

“Lego Micro Cities: build your own mini metropolis” – Jeff Friesen

“Carla Hall’s Soul Food” – Carla Hall

“All About Cake” – Christina Tosi


“Encyclopedia of Knitting” – Lesley Stanfield

“Baby & Kids Crochet Style” – Jennifer Dougherty

“Women Who Rock” – Evelyn McDonnell

“Architect of Light” – Thomas W. Schaller

“Basketball: A Love Story” – Jackie MacMullan

“The World According to Tom Hanks” – Gavin Edwards

“Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles” – Noah Fleisher

“Goldmine Record Album Price Guide” – Dave Thompson

“Cozy Minimalist Home: Home Style” – Myqullyn Smith

“The Incomplete Book of Running” – Peter Sagel


“A Manual for Writers: Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations” – Kate L. Turabian

“On Sunset” – Kathryn Harrison

“100 Greatest American Plays” – Thomas s. Hischak


“Beirut Rules” – Fred Burton

“Birnbaum’s Walt Disney World: Expert Advice from the Inside Source”

“On Desperate Ground” – Hampton Sides

“Road to Disaster” – Brian VanDeMark

“Black Flags, Blue Waters: the Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates” – Eric Jay Dolin

“A Nation Forged by Crisis” – Jay Sexton

“Valley Forge” – Bob Drury

“Operation Columba: The Secret Pigeon Service” – Gordon Corera

“Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI” – David Grann

“The Rise of Andrew Jackson” – David S. Heidler

“Killing the SS: the hunt for the worst war criminals in History” – Bill O’Reilly

“Marooned; Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America’s Origin” – Joseph Kelly

“Saving Bravo” – Stephan Talty

“CASH: The life and legacy of the man in Black” – Alan Light

“Vietnam: an epic tragedy, 1945-1975” – Max Hastings



Mission Statement
The mission of the Coleman Public Library is to provide a respectful, friendly and welcoming environment for our diverse population; to be a leader in the community by providing professional services with new technology and informational programs; to include a wide variety of collection materials and on-line resources to address the informational, educational and recreational needs of all members of the community. 

Vision Statement
The Coleman Public Library serves as a community center by providing technology, education resources and reading materials for the enjoyment of its patrons.

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