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Winterville Library


Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday & Sunday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


115 Marigold Lane
Winterville, Georgia 30683

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Novels Set in the South

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Diverse Reads

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Broaden your horizons by discovering books about other cultures and perspectives.

"Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together.” — Jacqueline Woodson, Author of Brown Girl Dreaming


The God of Small Things

by Arundhati Roy

In 1969 Kerala, India, Rahel and her twin brother, Estha, struggle to forge a childhood for themselves amid the destruction of their family life, as they discover that the entire world can be transformed in a single moment.


A Thousand Splendid Suns

by Khaled Hosseini

Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, losses incurred over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage.


In the Time of the Butterflies

by Julia Alvarez

A fictional account of the young lives of Mirabal sisters Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa, otherwise known in the Dominican Republic as Las Mariposas, describes their suffering and martyrdom in the last days of the Trujillo dictatorship.


American Born Chinese

by Gene Luen Yang

A graphic novel by the author of Duncan's Kingdom alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in American popular culture.


The Round House

by Louise Erdrich

When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family.


The Hundred Secret Senses

by Amy Tan

Olivia Laguni has a battle of wills with her half-sister and lifelong nemesis, Kwan Li, whose haunting predictions and implementation of the secret senses link their family's struggles to the challenges of their ancestors.



by Ha Jin

An ambitious and dedicated Chinese doctor, Lin Kong finds himself torn between two very different women--the educated and dynamic nurse with whom he has fallen in love and the traditional, meek, and humble woman to whom his family married him when they were both very young.



Toni Morrison

The Nobel Prize-winning author of The Bluest Eye captures the dreams, memories, conflicts, and complex interior lives of the citizens of a small, all-black town as four young women are brutally attacked in a convent near the town during the 1970s, in a novel that blends past, present, and future.


The Hours

by Michael Cunningham

A novel of three women whose lives become intertwined during the 1950s spans the nation, from New York to Los Angeles, and follows them to a haunting and surprising conclusion.


Across the Nightingale Floor

by Lian Hearn

In a novel set in ancient Japan, the first volume in The Tales of the Otori trilogy, a young boy named Takeo becomes a pawn in the ceaseless wars between rival warlord clans in a culture ruled by codes of honor and formal rituals.


No One in the World

by E. Lynn Harris

Follows the experiences of a gay social climber and his career criminal brother, who reunite thirty years after being separated as children.

Books for Fans of Downton Abbey

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Life Above and Below Stairs





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Upcoming Events at the Winterville Library

Family Movie Night
Tue Aug 04, 2015 @ 5:30PM - 07:00PM
Story Time
Wed Aug 05, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Teen Time: Movie Night
Fri Aug 07, 2015 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Summer Reading Program Ends
Mon Aug 10, 2015
Story Time
Wed Aug 12, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Story Time
Wed Sep 02, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Closed for Labor Day
Mon Sep 07, 2015
Story Time
Wed Sep 09, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM