WE ARE ONE! The Allen County Pubic Library and school libraries have united which allows students in the Allen County School System to have access to tons of great resources. Since its launch, over 3,000 students will receive benefits from the merge. All students will have access to digital resources to aid in their school work. 100+ teachers will be able to use digital services at no additional cost. Better resources equal better learning for your child. This conversion includes subscription to 50+ online magazines, downloadable books & audio through OverDrive & OneClickDigital, Consumer Reports, free homework help with Tutor.com, free online classes, WorldBook Encyclopedia, Ancestry.com, Kentucky Virtual Library, Test & Ed. Reference, Cypress Resume, Kentucky Legal Form, Mango Languages, plus access to over 85,000 titles. This partnership is made possible by the Allen County Public Library and the Allen County School System. This change will help shape our future. To view all the resources available to students, visit www.allencountylibrary.com.
New books for children include: Daisy-Head Mayzie by Dr. Seuss, Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile by James Patterson, A Tiger Tale by Mike Boldt, Lion Lessons by Jon Agee, Old MacDonald Had a Dragon by Ken Baker, When Edgar Met Cecil by Kevin Luthardt, The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra Deedy, The Day the President Was Shot by Bill O’Reilly, Horse Care for Kids by Cherry Hill, The Seventh Wish by Kate Messner, Nightmares & Fairy Tales by Serena Valentino, Which Way to the Wild West? by Steve Sheinkin, Freaky Fast Frankie Joe by Lutricia Clifton, Big Nate: Welcome to My World by Lincoln Peirce, Big Nate: Thunka, Thunka, Thunka by Lincoln Pierce, and Minnie & Daisy: Best Friends Forever by Disney Comics.
New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Robert B. Parker’s Slow Burn by Ace Atkins, The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray, Books of a Feather by Kate Carlisle, By the Numbers by Jen Lancaster, The Space Between Sisters by Mary McNear, The Sun in Your Eyes by Deborah Shapiro, Untethered by Julie Lawson Timmer, Leage of Dragons by Naomi Novik, Among the Wicked by Linda Castillo, Villa America by Liza Klaussmann, Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper, The Heart Answers by Colleen Coble, The Saddle Maker’s Son by Kelly Irvin, Since She Went Away by David Bell, The Tumbling Turner Sisters by Juliette Fay, Vengeance by Zane, Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash, Love May Fall by Matthew Quick, The Light of Paris by Eleanor Brown, and Night of the Animals by Bill Brown.
New books on the adult non-fiction shelf included: With My Eyes Wide Open by Brian “Head” Welch with Carol Traver, and Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong.
New movies this week include: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, The Perfect Match starring Terrence J and Cassie Ventura, Miles Ahead starring Don Cheadle and Ewan McGregor, Elvis & Nixon starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, Criminal starring Kevin Costner and Gary Oldman, The Boss starring Melissa McCarthy, and Underdogs featuring the voices of Ariana Grande and Nicholas Hoult.
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.