Library News for August 9, 2017

Congratulations to the Primary Center for winning the Buggy Book Club competion for logging the most library visits  this summer.  Your grand prize will be a special program, Eclipsing the Sun by our favorite science guy, Jason Lindsey on August 18th, the Friday before the historical eclipse.  Thanks to all the parents who visited the library this summer with your kids.

On Thursday, August 17, at 5:00 pm,  teens and tween are invited to Build Your Own Lava Lamp.  All supplies will be provided for this free program, but you must pre-register.  Call 270-237-3861.

School age children are invited to Lego My Library on Saturday, August 19 at 11:00 am.

New books for children this week include: The Tiny Blessings Series by Amy Parker, Tool School by Joan Holub, The Too-Scary Story by Bethanie Deeney Murguia, Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish Are Saving the World’s Largest Rainforest by Sy Montgomery, How to Get Your Teacher Ready by Jean Reagan, Joplin Wishing by Diane Stanley, One For Sorrow: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn, Last Day on Mars by Kevin Emerson, I Love Michael Collins by Lauren Baratz-Logsteid, It All Comes Down to This by Karen English, Bean Stalker: And Other Hilarious Scary Tales by Kiersten White, Almost Paradise by Carabel Shofner, Jasmine Oguchi: Mochi Queen by Debbi Michiko Florence,  Marigold Bakes a Cake by Mike Malbrough, and The Someday Suitcase by Corey Ann Haydu.

New book for young adults include: The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann, The Power of Six by Piuttacus Lore, Cove: Gears of Revolution by Scott Savage, The Fall of Five by Pittacus Lore, The Great Pursuit by Wendy Higgins, Robot Building for Teens by Benham Salemi, and Batman: Heart of Hush by Paul Dini and Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs, Teens Cook: How to Cook What You Want to Eat by Megan & Jill Carle,  Arkham Asylum Madness by Michelle Madsen, Sam Kieth, and Dave Stewart.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan, Deadfall by Linda Fairstein, Mad by Chloé Esposito, Dark Rites by Heather Graham, Every Day Above Ground by Glen Erik Hamilton, The Force by Don Winslow, The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond, Until You Loved Me by Brenda Novak, The Painted Queen by Elizabeth Peters and Joan Hess, Paradise Valley by C.J. Box, Bad to the Bone by Linda O. Johnston, Murder in the Secret Garden by Ellery Adams, Read to Death by Terrie Farley Moran, Prose and Cons by Amanda Flower, and The Lost Ones by Sheena Kamal,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: The Foxfire Book (Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts, and  Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing and Moonshining) edited by Eliot Wigginton and His Students, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore, The Greatest Story Ever Told – So Far: Why Are We Here? by Lawrence M. Krauss, and Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive one of History’s Most Iconic Extinct Creatures by Ben Mezrich.

New movies this week include: Before I Fall, starring Zoey Deutch, Big Lttle Lies starring Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley, The Legend of Ben Hall starring Jack Martin, The Circle starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, Pure Country starring Wllie Nelson, Going In Style starring Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine, and Wakefield starring Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner.

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 August 2, 2017

Summer reading is over. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for providing funds to stock our shelves with great prizes for the kids who turned in reading logs.  We had a great summer of laughing, learning, and reading together.

Congratulations to the Primary Center  for winning the Buggy Book Club by logging the most library visits  this summer.  Your grand prize will be a special program, Eclipsing the Sun by our favorite science guy, Jason Lindsey on August 18th, the Friday before the historical lunar eclipse.  Thanks to all the parents who dropped by the library this summer with your kids.

New books for children this week include: Dance at Grandpa’s by Laura Ingall’s Wilder, My Pictures After the Storm by Eric Veillé,  The Hand Manual by Sung Eun Kim, Zoon Zen: A Yoga Story for Kids by Kristen Fischer, Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries by Mark Teague, Now by Antoinette Portis, Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari, Magical Celtic Tales by Una Leavy, The Way Home in the Night by Akiko Miyakoshi, The Giant of Jum by Elli Woollard and Benji Davies, Be a Star: Wonder Woman by Michael Dahl, The Sands of Shark Island by Alexander McCall Smith, Survivor Diaries: Overboard by Terry Lynn Johnson, Trouble at School for Marvin & James  by Elise Broach, The Song from Somewhere Else by A.F. Harrold, Pennybaker School is Headed for Disaster by Jennifer Brown, and The Call by Peadar O’Guilin.  

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Beach House for Rent by Mary Alice Monroe, Defectors by Joseph Kanon, The Second Sister by Marie Bostwick, After Life by Marcus Sakey, A Talent for Murder by Andrew Wilson, Down a Dark Road by Linda Castillo, Unsub by Meg Gardiner, Dinner with Edward by Isabel Vncent, The Legacy by Michael Phillips, Final Girls by Riley Sager, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Tayor Jenkins Reid, Beautiful Tempest by Joanna Lindsey, Indigo Lake by Jodi Thomas, The Break Down by B.A. Paris, The Late Show by Michael Connelly, A Distrant View of Everything by Alexander McCall Smith, Phoebe’s Gift by Jerry S. Eicher, Blood and Beauty by Darah Dunant, Look Behind You by Iris Johansen, Mary’s Home by Jerry S. Eicher, and Lost and Found Sisters by Jill Shalvis.

New books on the adult non-fiction include:  The Complete IEP Guide: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child by Attorney Lawrence M. Siegel, and  Scholarships, Grants, and Prizes 2018 by Petersons®.

New movies include: Mr. Church starring Eddie Murphy, 1 Mile to You starring Billy Crudup and Liana Liberato, Table 19 starring Anna Kendrick, A Doggone Hollywood  starring Lauren Parknson, The Sense of an Ending starring Michelle Dockery, A Country Wedding starring Jesse Metcalfe and Autumn Reeser, Gifted starring Chris Evans, Ghost in a Shell starring Scarlett Johansson, and The Boss Baby starring Alec Baldwin.

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.