Library News for September 24

The library has signed up for an additional digital book collection. One Click Digital offers many popular audio books that are always available.  Check out our website at www.allencountylibrary.com and click on the “Digital Books” tab. You’ll never have to wait to download the books you check out from One Click Digital. Don’t forget that you have access to 49 of the most popular magazines online with your Allen County Public Library card. Click on the “Digital Magazines” tab, set up an account with your library card (never enter your credit card number) and start downloading your favorite magazines today.

The library offers homework help through a new service called “Tutor.com.” Library patrons have access to on-demand, one-to-one Academic and Career Tutoring from 4:00 pm – 11:00 am, seven days per week. All you need is a library card.  Tutor.com covers 25+ subject areas, including AP/IB, Spanish language support and Test-Prep.

New books for children the week include: Minecraft Combat Handbook by Stephanie Milton, Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins, The OK Book by Amy Rosenthal, On My Way to School by Sarah Maizes, Only a Witch Can  Fly by Allison McGhee, Otis and the Scarecrow by Loren Long, Pardon Me by Daniel Miyares, Peanut Butter and Cupcake by Terry Border, Pete the Cat and the New Guy by James and Kimberly Dean, Picnic by John Burningham, The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School by Deborah Diesen, The Problem with Not Being Scared of Monsters by Dan Richards, and Ready, Steady, Ghost! by Elizabeth Baguley.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Blood of an Englishman: An Agatha Raisin Mystery by M.C. Beaton, Christmas Comes to Little Hickman Creek by Sharlene MacLaren, The Golem of Hollywood by Jonathan Kellerman, Michael Vey #4: Hunt for Jade Dragon by Richard Paul Evans, The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters, Sisters In Sanity by Gayle Forman, We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night by Barbara J. Taylor, Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett, and The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell.

New books on the adult-non-fiction shelf include: Frederick: A Story of Boundless Hope by Fredrick Ndabaramiye and Amy Parker, Duncan Hines: How a Travelling Salesman Became the Most Trusted Name in Food by Louis Hatchett, Kentucky Bourbon Country: The Essential Travel Guide by Susan Reigler, Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible’s View of Women by Sarah Bessey, and Let’s All Be Brave: Living Life With Everything You Have by Annie F. Downs,

New movies this week include: The Love Punch starring Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson, Draft Day starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner, The Fault in our Stars starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, Godzilla starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, The Perfect Wave starring Scott Eastwood and Rachel Hendrix, When Calls the Heart: Change of Hearts starring Erin Krakow with Daniel Lissing, Captain America: The Winter Soldier starring Chris Evans and Samuel L. Jackson, Think Like a Man Too starring Dennis Haysbert and Jerry Ferrara, R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly starring Bella Thorne and Ryan Ochoa, Duck Dynasty: Quack or Treat starring the Robertsons, The Hornet’s Nest starring Mike Boettcher and Barbie and the Secret Door.

These are a few of the new selections available at your Allen County Public Library.   To borrow books, movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free.  You need a photo I.D. and a recently postmarked piece of mail.  If there’s a special book, movie, or music artist you would like to see offered, please let us know. We’ll do our best to meet your needs.