Library News for March 16, 2016

Lego My Library will meet on Saturday, March 19  from 11:00 – Legos12:30. Members will be separated into age groups and build unique creations that will be displayed for three weeks. Library patrons will vote on their favorites and all participants will have a chance to win prizes by attending. We hope your kids will plan to join the Lego My Library Club every third Saturday of the month.

Our Youth Easter Egg hunt is scheduled for Tuesday, March 22 at 10:00 am.  All children who join the egg hunt will receive a free book to keep.

On Saturday, March 26 at 1:00 pm, local author Tammy Wilson’s will be at the library to sign her book, Something Happened: A True Story of Deglovement. Copies of her book will be available for purchase.

New books for children include: My Favorite Color Is… by Scholastic, The Itsy Bitsy Bunny by Jeffrey Burton, Little One: God Loves You by Amy Warren Hilliker, Remarkable Reptiles by Lisa M. Herrington, I Have the Hiccups by Joanne Mattern, Incredible Insects by Lisa M. Herrington, Freaky Fish by Lis M. Herrington, Peter Rabbit: P Is for Peter by Frederick Warne, Elmo and Abby’s Wacky Weather Day adapted by Naomi Kleinberg from a script by John Weidman, Look Inside by Scholastic, Scarlet Discovers True Strength by Shana Muldoon Zappa & Ahmet Zappa, Angelina and the Flower Garden by Katherine Holabird, The Hero Two Doors Down by Sharon Robinson.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Quilter’s Son: Liam’s Choice by Samantha Jillian Bayarr, Every Tear a Memory by Myra Johnson, A Doubter’s Almanac by Ethan Canin, Magicians of the Gods by Graham Hancock, Georgia by Dawn Tripp, The Dressmaker’s War by Mary Chamberlain, I’m Traveling Alone by Samuel Bjork, The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin,  The Wolf by Lorenzo Carcaterra, The Ramblers by Aidan Donnelley Rowley, America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie, Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff, The Rain Sparrow by Linda Goodnight, What Remains of Me by Alison Gaylin, Warrior of the Storm by Bernard Cornwell, and Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhorn.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: The Shred Power Cleanse by Ian K. Smith, MD, Wild By Nature by National Geographic Explorer Sarah Marquis, The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted by Gary Chapman, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant, A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy by Sue Klebold, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body by Kate Hudson, The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis, The Legends Club by John Einstein, and Fortunate Son by John Fogerty,

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free with 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.

Library News for March 9, 2016

Our craft group, Loose Ends is partnering with the Allen County shaken_babyHealth Department to raise awareness of shaken baby syndrome. Loose Ends is knitting/crocheting purple baby hats for new mothers to remind them that the crying is temporary. You can pick up a skein of purple yarn at the library and knit/crochet a baby hat.  If you don’t know how to knit/crochet, don’t worry, Loose Ends will teach you.  They meet every Tuesday at 3:30 pm.

The Scottsville Art Guild, in partnership with the Allen County Public Library, is offering and Adult Drawing Class on Saturday, March 12 at 10:00 am. Supplies will be provided for this free program, however, you must pre-register as space is limited Call 237-3861 or stop by the library’s circulation desk.

On Tuesday, March 16 at 3:30 pm, Teens are invited to a St. Patty’s Day Party.  We’ll have green food, dig for four-leaf clovers, make Shamrock Slime, and more. Call 270-237-3861 and pre-register or stop by the circulation desk.

Preschool children can attend Story Hour on Tuesday at 10:00 am and Saturday’s at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursday at 10:00 am. We hope visiting the library with your child is part of your weekly routine.

New books for children include: Touch and Feel Farm by Scholastic, Flip, Flap, Fly by Phyllis Root, Five Little Bunnies by Dan Yaccarino, Touch and Feel Baby Animals by Scholastic, Thumper Goes A-Thumpin’ by Laura Driscoll, Happy Easter, Moose by Laura Numeroff and Felica Bond, Keeper of the Lost Cities Exile by Shannon Messenger, Before I Leave by Jessixa Bagley, Bloom by Doreen Cronin and David Small, The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits by Douglas Florian, Hilarious Jokes for Minecrafters by Michele C. Hollow and others, and Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Young Blood by Matt Gallagher, Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves, The Passenger by Lisa Lutz, Opening Belle by Maureen Sherry, Off the Grid by C.J. Box, No Shred of Evidence by Charles Todd, Black List by Mark Greaney, Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica, Breaking Wild by Diane Les Becquets, When the Clouds Roll By by Myra Johnson, Always Watching by Lynette Eason, The Ancient Minstrel by Jim Harrison, I’ll See You in Paris by Michelle Gable, and The Stargazer’s Sister by Carrie Brown.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: The Daniel Detox by Don Cobert, MD, Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search for Wonder in the Natural World by Leigh Ann Henion, I Had To Survive: How A Plane Crash in the Andes Inspired My Calling to Save Lives by Dr. Roberto Canessa, Dark Money by Jane Mayer, The Wild Diet by Abel James, The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman, Rising Above a Toxic Workplace by Gary Chapman, Paul White and Harold Myra, and Curious Faith by Logan Wolfram.

New movies this week include:  Creed starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone, The Night Before starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen, Miss You Already starring Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore, Room starring Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay, Bible Mysteries by BBC, All Roads Lead to Rome starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Raoul Bova, and God’s Club starring Stephen Baldwin and Corbin Bernsen,

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free with 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.

Library News for March 2, 2016

Our craft group, Loose Ends is partnering with the Allen County Health Department to raise awareness of shaken baby syndrome. Loose Ends is knitting/crocheting purple baby hats for new mothers to remind them that the crying is temporary. You can pick up a skein of purple yarn at the library and knit/crochet a baby hat.  If you don’t know how to knit/crochet, don’t worry, Loose Ends will teach you.  They meet every Tuesday at 3:30 pm. Supplies are provided for beginners.

Our book club, Books on the Square will meet on March16 at 1:00 pm. We’re reading, Me Before You by Jo JO Moyes. Everyone is welcome to attend.  Stop by the circulation desk and request your copy of the book and join us on Tuesday, March 16 at 1:00 o’clock. There’s something for everyone at the Allen County Public Library.

Preschool children can attend Story Hour on Tuesday at 10:00 am and Saturday’s at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursday at 10:00 am. We hope visiting the library with your child is part of your weekly routine.

New books for children include: A Wisher’s Guide to Starland by Disney Enterprises, Vega and the Fashion Disaster by Shana Muldoon Zappa & Ahmet Zappa, At the Marsh in the Meadow by Jeanie Mebane, It’s Easter, Chloe Zoe! By Jane Smith, The Night Gardener  by The Fan Brothers, Voices of Gettysburg by Sherry Garland, Miss Mary Reporting by Sue Macy, It’s Not Easy Being Number Three by Drew Dernavich, The House That Jack Built by Alison Murray, Echo Echo by Marilyn Singer, Peep and Egg: I’m Not Hatching by Laura Gehl, My Dog’s a Chicken by Susan McElroy Montanari, and Black and White Animals by Scholastic,

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: A Girl’s Guide to Moving On by Debbie Macomber, Death of a Nurse by M.C. Beaton, The Lightkeepers by Abby Geni, She’s Not There by Joy Fielding, The First Order by Jeff Abbott,  Return to Paradise by Barbara Cameron, Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, The Love that Split the World by Emily Henry, The Spring at Moss Hill by Carla Neggers, Cometh the Hour by Jeffrey Archer, The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig, The Fragment by Davis Bunn, If I Run by Terri Blackstock,The Preacher’s Lady by Lori Copeland, A Heart Once Broken by Jerry S. Eicher, Driven by Kelley Armstrong, The Golden Son by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth, The English Son by Wanda E. Brunstetter & Jean Brunstetter, Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke, You’re the One That I want by Susan May Warren, Arctic Shadow by Joanne Sundell, and The Law and the Lawless by David Robbins.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Your Beauty Mark by Dila Van Teese,

How to Fake Real Beauty by Ramy Fagni, Approaching ALI: A Reclamation in Three Acts by Davis Miller, Lost in the Darkness: Life Inside the World’s Most haunted Prisons, Hospitals, and Asylums by Benjamin S. Jeffries, and Straw Bale Gardens Complete by Joel Karsten.

New movies include: Moon Walkersstaring Ron Perlman and Rupert Grint, I Smile Back starring Sarah Silverman and Josh Charles, Diablo starring Scott Eastwood and Walton Goggins, Extraction starring Bruce Willis and Kellan Lutz, Secret In Their Eyes starring Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts, My All American starring Aaron Eckhart and Finn Wittrock, Disney-Pixar’s The New Dinosaur and Disney’s The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free with 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.