Library News for May 31

The Friends of the Library book sale is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3 from 9:00 – 4:00.   The price of the books will be Book-Sale-Banner$1.00 per plastic grocery bag. Stop by for great reads at a bargain price.

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 our weekly routine.

Summer Reading registration starts on Monday, June 5th. Stop by and pick up reading logs for kids and a calendar of events. Prizes will be awarded to every child who turns in a reading log at the end of the summer.

We have hundreds of buggy prizes for kids who join the Buggy Book Club. Last year, the Allen County Primary students won a day of inflatables for their school because so many kids visited the library during summer break.  It will be fun to see which school wins a prize this year.

On Thursday, June 1, at 5:00 pm, the Perler Beard Art Club will meet and create unique items.  This program is for students ages 12 – 18.

On Saturday, June 10th kids  from Noon – 4:00 pm, kids ages 12-18 will want to attend Build a Hydraulic Robot Arm. Space is limited to 10 participants, so call 237-3861 to register today.

On Monday, June 12 at 5:00 pm, we’ll have Stories and More on the library’s front porch with our local heroes, the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.  Kids will have the opportunity to check out a patrol car and we’ll also have ice cream sandwiches for all.  Register for this free program by calling 237-3861.  (We need to know how many ice cream sandwiches to have on hand.)

New books for children include: Push! Dig! Scoop! by Rhonda Gowler Greene, Long May She Wave by Kristen Fulton, What’s Your Favorite Color? by Eric Carle and Friends, Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann, The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken, Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel by Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri, Hattie and Hudson by Chris Van Dusen, I Just Want To Say Good Night by Rachel Isadora, Danny McGee Drinking The Sea by Andy Stanton, Ladybug Girl’s Day Out with Grandpa by David Soman and Jacky Davis, Everywhere, Wonder by Matthew Swanson, Round Trip by Ann Jonas, It Could Always Be Worse by Margot Zemach, Mama Cat Has Three Kittens by Denise Fleming, Princess and the Peas by Rachel Himes, and My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Eleanor Oliphant is Compltely Fine by Gail Honeyman, Earthly Remains by Donna Leon, The Lost Order by Steve Berry, A Single Spy by William Christie, Deadmen Walking by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Last Hope Island by Lynne Olson, Change Agent by Daniel Suarez, The One-in-a Million Boy by Monica Wood, Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami, Sawbones by Melissa Lenhardt,   No One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh Satyal, Yankee in Atlanta by Jocelyn Green, Made You Up by Francesca Zappia, The Lonely by Andrew Michael Hurley, and Rare Objecs by Kathleen Tessaro.

New movies include: The Great Wall starring Matt Damon, Lucky’s Treasure starring Michael Ironside, Coffee Shop: Love is Brewing starring Laura Vandervoort and Cory Grant, Prayer Never Fails starring Nick Lashaway, Get Out starring Daniel Kaluuya,  Logan starring Hugh Jackman, and Rock Dog starring the voice of J.K. Simmons.

 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 May 17

Children need to see and hear hundreds of books before they are ready to learn how to read, according to The Childrens Reading Foundation. Parents are children’s first teachers and to help support early literacy at home, we’ve stocked a new section in the library for Kindergarten Readiness. Ask for a brochure listing the 100 books recommended for pre-kindergarten children and begin a reading log today.

Preschool children can attend Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope visiting the library with your child is a part of your weekly routine.

Students ages 10 – 18 will want to join our Summer Science Club. On Thursday, May 18 at 5:00 pm we’ll kick off the program and create glow-in-the-dark magic mud. Space is limited so call 237-3861 or stop by the circulation desk and register to attend.

New books for children include: Anywhere Farm by Phyllis Root, I Am Not A Chair by Ross Burach, Seashore Stroll by Jane Sanders, Woodland Walk by Jane Sanders, Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Hotel by Kimberly Willis Holt, Dad and the Dinosaur by Gennifer Choldenko and Dan Santat, The Dragon Hunters by James Russell and Link Choi, The Giant Jumper by Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury, Yours Sincerely, Giraffe by Megumi Iwasa, Pass It On by Sophy Henn, Uncle Holland by Jon Arno Lawson, Caps For Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina, Duck on a Bike by David Shannon, Rocket Sciene for Babies by Chris Fertie,  The Ring Bearer by Floyd Cooper, Where’s Spot? by Eric Hill, The Youngest Marcher by Cynthia Levinson, and This Is How We Do It by Matt Lamothe.

Older Children will enjoy: Braced by Alyson Gerber, The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring, Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan, Guts and Glory: The American Revolution by Ben Thompson, Where’s Waldo? The Totally Essential Travel Collection bt Martin Handford, and Knock About with the Fitgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding,

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  ’Round Midnight  by Laura McBride, Salty Kisses by Robin Jones Gunn, Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han, The Promise Girls by Marie Bostwick,  The Good Assassin by Paul Vidich, Under a Sardinian Sky by Sara Alexander, House of Names by Colm Tóibín, The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda, Any Day Now by Robyn Carr, The Book of Summer by Michelle Gable, Confessions of a Domestic Failure by Ashley Keller, And Then There Was Me by Sadeqa Johnson, One Good Thing by Wendy Was, City of Friends by Joanna Trollope,  The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein, Alex & Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz, The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie Donlea, Sycamore by Bryn Chancellor, The Widow of Wall Street by Randy Susan Meyers, Miramar Bay by Davis Bunn, Called to Justice by Edith Maxwell, Threads of Suspicion by Dee Henderson, What’s Become of Her by Deb Caletti, The Thirst by Joe Nesbo, and The Night the Lights Went Out by Karen White.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Feeding a Family: A Real-Life Plan for Making Dinner Work by Sarah Waldman, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore, Trump’s War: His Battle For America by Michael Savage, Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood, Tuesday’s Promise: One Veteran, One Dog, and Their Bold Quest to Change Lives by Luis Carlos Montalván,  and The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity, & Big Success After Baby by Lauren Smith Brody.

 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 May 10

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.

Students ages 10 – 18 will want to join our Summer Science Club. On Thursday, May 18 at 5:00 pm we’ll kick off the program and create glow-in-the-dark magic mud. Space is limited for so call 237-3861 or stop by the circulation desk and register to attend.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

School-age children are invited to Lego My Library on Saturday, May 20 at 11:00 am.

New books for children include: Stop Feedin’ Da Boids! by James Sage, The Last Tree by Ingrid Chabbert, Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp by Jennifer Adams, Zoology: Cool Women Who Work with Animals by Jennifer Swanson, Zebra on the Go by Jill Nogales Mrs. McBee Leaves Room 3 by Gretchen Brandenburg McLellan, John Ronald’s Dragons: The Sory of J.R.R. Tolkien by Caroline McAlister, Vampirina At the Beach by Countess Anne Marie Pace, Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey by Margriet Ruurs, Insects: The Most Fun Bug Book Ever by Sneed B. Collard III, God Gave Us the World by Lisa Tawn Bergren, Human Movement: How the Body Walks, Runs, Jumps, and Kicks by Carla Mooney, and We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio.

New books for young adults include: Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen, Perfect by Cecelia Ahern, Scythe by Neal Shusterman, A Season of Daring Greatly by Ellen Emerson White, Unbecoming by Jenny Downham and 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: No Easy Target by Iris Johansen, I found You by Lisa Jewell, High Stakes by Fern Michaels, The Homestead by Linda Byler,  Whisper Goodbye by Myra  Johnson, Against All Odds by Danielle Steel, Walking on my Grave by Carolyn Hart, Robert B. Parker’s Little White Lies by Ace Atkins, 16 Seduction by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans, Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Old Home Love by Andy and Candis Meredith, South and West by Joan Didion, Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked by Adam Alter, Prince Charles by Sally Bedell Smith, Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution by Peter Andreas, The Chamberlain Key: Unlocking the God Code to REval Divie Messages Hidden in the Bible by Timothy P. Smith, The Book of Home How-To & The Complete Outdoor Building by Black  & Decker, and Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces by Mark Moyar, Mind Over Meds by Andrew Weil, MD.

New movies this week include: A Dog’s Purpose starring Britt Robertson and John Ortiz, The Comedian starring Robert De Niro, Gold starring Matthew Mconaughey, Rings starring Matilda Lutz, Tunnel starring Jung-Woo Ha, Around the World starring Peppa Pig ™, Mia and Me and The Red Turtle (A film by Michael Dudok De Wit).

 Did you know our E-book collection is larger than our traditional book collection?  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 May 3

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.

On, Monday, May 15 at 5:00 pm, school age children and parents are invited to Family Science Night with Jason Lindsey.  Call 237-3861 to reserve your spot.

New books for children include: Holly’s Day at the Pool by Benson Shum, I Don’t Draw, I Color! by Adam Lehrhaupt, Olivia the Spy by Ina Falconer, Glitter by Stella J. Jones, Be Quite! by Ryan T. Higgins, The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Adam Rex, Barbie in the Pink Shoes: Ballet Dreams adapted by Kristen L. Depkin, Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentine by Barbara Park, Tidy by Emily Gravett, God Gave Us Heaven by Lisa Tawn Bergren, and We are the Dinosaurs by Laurie Berkner.

Older Children will enjoy: Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar, Journey of the Hidden Islands by Sarah Beth Durst, King of the Bench: No Fear by Steve Moore, and Miss Elliocott’s School for the Magically Minded by Sage Blackwood.

New books for young adults include: Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen, Perfect by Cecelia Ahern, Scythe by Neal Shusterman, A Season of Daring Greatly by Ellen Emerson White, Unbecoming by Jenny Downham, The Hot Shot by Kirsten Callihan, Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes, 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher, and 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac.  

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Beartown by Fredrik Backman, A Gathering in Hope by Philip Gulley, Without Warning by Joel C. Rosenberg, The Burial Hour by Jeffery Deaver, Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakley, Music of the Ghosts by Vaddey Ratner, One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline, The Perfect Hope by Nora Roberts, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See, One Was Lost by Natalie D. Richards, Space Man in Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar, The Young Wives Club by Julie Pennell, Facials Can Be Fatal by Nancy Cohen,  Golden Prey by John Sandford, Ominous by Lisa Jackson, Nancy Bush, and Rosalind Noonan, and Anything Is Possible by Elisabeth Strout.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Life-Changing Foods by Anthony William, The Backyard Gardener by Kelly Orzel, Simply Clean by Becky Rapinchuk, Cut Flower Garden by Erin Benzakein with Julie Chai, She Sheds: A Room of Your Own by Erika Kotite, The Road to Jonestown by Jeff Guinn, Stirring Up Fun with Food by Sarah Michelle Gellar, A Colony In A Nation by Chirs Hayes, Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook by Tony Robbins with Peter Mallouk, Sacred Medicine Cupboard: A Holistic Guide and Journal for Caring for Your Family Naturally by Anni Daulter, Jessica Booth, and Jessica Smithson, and Welcome to the Farm: How-To Wisdom from The Elliott Homestead by Shaye Elliott.

New movies include: La La Land starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, Nine Lives starring Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Garner, Brimstone starring Guy Piearc and Dakota Fanning, Underwold Blood Wars staring Kate Beckinsale, The Girl with all The Gifts starring Gamma Arterton and Paddy Considine, and Split starring James McAvoy.

 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.