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Library News for December 20, 2017

The Library will be closed on Monday, December 25th for Christmas.  We’ll reopen on Tuesday, December 26 at 9:00 am. Stop by early to check out plenty of books, movies and music for the long holiday weekend.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

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

New books for children this week includes: Santa Calls by William Joyce, T.E.A.M. Rudolph and the Reindeer Games by Joe Troiano, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin and art by James Dean, The Twelve Sleighs of Christmas by Sherri Duskey Ringer,  Rudolph Shines Again by Robert L. May, My First Book of Japanese Words by Mihelle Haney Brown, My first book of Vietnamese Words by Tran Thi Minh Phuoc, Adrift at Sea: A Vietnamese Boy’s Story of Survival by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch with Tuan Ho, Impact! by Elizabeth Rusch, Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave by James Dean, Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh, Koala by Claire Saxby, Superworm by Julia Donaldson, and Little Apple Goat by Caroline Jayne Church.

Older children will enjoy: The Boxcar Children: Journey on a Runaway Train by Gertrude Chandler Warner, Dog Man by Dav Pilkey, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: An Adventure Field Guide by Hanna Pung, Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: The Stone Cold Age by Jeffrey Brown, Patina by Jason Reynolds, Ten Days a Madwoman by Deborah Noyes, Lost Boy by Tim Green, In the Country of Queens by Cari Best, Oddity by Srah Cannon, and I’m Just No Good At Rhyming and Other Nonsens for Mischievious Kids and Immature Grown-Ups by Chris Harris.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: My Daughter’s Legacy by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould, The Right Side by Spencer Quinn, The Alienist by Caleb Carr, Idaho by Emily Ruskovich, Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich, A Fatal Collection by Mary Ellen Hughes, Seeds of Hope by Barbara Cameron,  Bonfire by Krysten Ritter, Vanishing Point by Lisa Harris, City of Lies by Victoria Thompson, Blue Ridge Sunrise by Denise Hunter, The Sceret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams, The Missing by C.L. Taylor, The Fall Guy by James Lasdun, Imperfect Justice by Cara Putman, Close Contact by Lori Foster, Lies Jane Austin Told Me by Julie Wright,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other by Craig Grossi, Breaking Free: How I Escaped Polygamy, the FLDS Cult and My Father, Warren Jeffs by Rachel Jeffs, Raising and Keeping Dairy Goats: A Practical Guide by Katie Normet, Laugh it Up! by Candace Payne (Viral Sensation, Chewbacca Mom), God and Donald Trump by Stephen E. Strang, and Almost Gone: Twenty-Five Days and One Chance to Save Our Daughter by John Baldwin and Mackenzie Baldwin.

Do you have a smart phone? If so, you can download audiobooks for free with your library card. Download and read free magazines with your e-reader. 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.

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Library News for December 13, 2017

On Monday, December 18, school age children are invited to Holiday Science with Jason Lindsey.  Space is limited, so call 237-3861 to register for this free program.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Saturday, December 16, Ms. Abby will read The Only Lonely Panda and the craft will feature “P is for Panda.”

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

New books for children this week include: My First Book of Chinese Words by Faye-Lynn Wu, It’s Shoe Time by Bryan Collier, I Have a Balloon by Ariel Bernstein, Small Walt by Elizabeth Verdick, The Shape of the World: A Portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright by K.L. Going, Who Am I? An Animal Guessing Game by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page, A Night Out with Mama by Quvenzhané Wallis, Nativity by Cynthia Rylant, The Bad Mood and the Stick by Lemony Snicket and The Twelve Days of Christmas by Emma Randall.

Older children will enjoy: Laura Ingalls Is Ruining My Life by Shelley Tougas, Dino-Mike and the Museum Mayhem by Franco, Greetings from Witness Protection by Jake Burt, Fine Art Adventures by Maja Pitamic and Jill Laidlaw, and Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties by Dav Pilkey

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:Paperbag Christmas by Keith Allen Miln,  Children of the Fleet by Orson Scott Card, A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena, The Midnight Line by Lee Child, Lilac Lane by Sherryl Woods, Pupcakes by Anie England Noblin, Book of Judas by Linda Stasi, To Hell and Beyond by Mark Henry, The Story of Arthur Trulove by Elizabeth Berg, The Library at the Edge of the World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy, Sweet Tea and Sympathy by Molly Harper, A Place At Our Table by Amy Clipston , Christmas at the Comfort Food Café by Debbie Johnson, Tom Clancy: Power and Empire by Marc Cameron, Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini, Past Perfect by Danielle Steel, Year One by Nora Roberts, Unleash the Night by Serrilyn Kenyon, Death in the Stacks by Jenn McKinlay, Sleep No More y P.D. James, Radio Free Vermont by Bll McKibben, Beast of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang, and The Sound of Rain by Sarah Loudin Thomas,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Higher is Waiting by Tyler Perry,  Woodworking: The Indispensable Guide by Chris Tribe, Before I Go by Catherine Cookson, Two’s Company: A Fifty-Year Romance With Lessons Learned in Love, Life & Business by Suzanne Somers, Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived by Antonin Scalia, Adultolescence by Gabbie Hanna, and Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories & Misadventures by Joey Fisher.

We have a huge selection of e-books and audio books you can download for free to your smart phone, e-reader or computer. 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 December 13, 2017 2017-12-15T13:43:48+00:00

Library News for December 6, 2017

Santa will be at the library on Saturday, Decemeber 9 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.  Call 270-237-3861 to schedule a time for your child’s appointment with Santa.  Parents are welcome to take photos.

The Perler Bead Club will meet on December 7 at 5:00 pm.  This program is for students ages 10-18.

All aboard for the Polar Express Party. Kids of all ages are invited for a movie, light snack, and bell ringing ceremony on Monday, December 11 at 5:00 pm.

On Monday, December 18, school age children are invited to Holiday Science with Jason Lindsey.  Space is limited, so call 237-3861 to register for this free program.

New books for children this week include: Tyrannosaurus Rex Vs. Edna the Very First Chicken by Henry Holt, No Room For Baby! by Ėmile Jadoul, Middle Bear by Susanna Isern and Manon Gauthier, Where, Oh Where, Is Baby Bear? by Ashley Wolff, The Little Reindeer by Nicola Killen, Dandy the Lion: Helping Others by Kasey Shaver, Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth by Oliver Jeffers, Santa Rex by Molly Idle, Pig the Elf by Aaron Blabey, and Blue vs. Yellow by Tom Sullivan,

Older children will enjoy: Daniel Coldstar: The Relic War by Stevl Pavlou, Dino-Mike and the Underwater Dinosaurs by Franco, Dog Man Unleashed by Dav Pilkey, The Glass Town Game by Catherynne M. Valente, Forest World by Margarita Engle, Bold Women of Medicine by Susan M. Latta, and The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss.

New books for young adults include: The Gatekeeper’s Saga (Boos 1-6) by Eva Pohler, The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keattey Snyder, Death Cure by James Dashner, Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes, and Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Refuge Cove by Janet Dailey, Hard Headed by Scottsville’s Kim Law, The Usual Santas by  Pete Lovesey, A Christmas Return by Anne Perry, Christmas in Icicle Falls by Sheila Roberts, Christmas Captive by Liz Johnson, Leopard’s Blood Christine Feehan, Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva, Last Christmas in Paris by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb, Loving Luther by Allison Pittman, Liar’s Winter by Cindy K. Sproles, The People vs. Alex Cross by James Patterson, Secrets of Cavendon by Barbara Taylor Bradford, Moon Hunt by W. Michael & Kathleen O’Neal Gear, The Whispering Room by Dean Koontz, String of Pearls by Melody Carlson, A Stacked Deck by J.D. March, and Hate Thy Neighbor by William W. Johnstone with J.A. Johnstone.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Sweet & Simple Needle Felted Animals by Sachiko Susa, Bold & Beautiful Paper Flowers by Chantal Laracque, Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage by Jera Brandvig, Capital Gains: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff by Chip Gaines, It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree by A.J. Jacobs, An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan, Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult by Bruce Handy, and Fifty Years of 60 Minutes by Jeff Fager,

New movies include: Atomic Blonde starring Charlize Theron, The Villainess starring Kim Ok-vin, The Bodyguard starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson, Valerian starring Dane DeHaan, and the animated feature film Leap!

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 December 6, 2017 2017-12-07T16:42:13+00:00

Library News for November 29, 2017

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Saturday, December 2 at 1:00 pm, we’ll have a gift packaging program. Learn the secret to giving beautiful gifts. We’ll show you how to make bows, gift tags, and how to wrap difficult shapes.

Join us on  Tuesday, December 5 at 5:30 pm, as we make old fashioned decorations to beautify and scent your home. We’ll show you how to make pomanders, garlands, and potpourri. Space is limited, so call 237-3861 to register for this free program.

Santa will be at the library on Saturday, December 9 from 1:00 – 3:00. Call 270-237-3861 to make an appointment for your child to visit Santa. Parents are welcome to take photos.

New books for children this week include: The Boy and the Whale by Mordicai Gerstein, Thunder Horse by Eve Bunting, The 12 Days of Christmas by Greg Pizzoli, Me, Me, Me by Annika Dunklee and Lori Joy Smith, Breathe and Be by Kate Coombs, Kisses for Kindergarten by Livingstone Crouse, Doll Crafts: A Kid’s Guide to Making Simple Dolls, Clothing, Accessories, and Houses by Laurie Carlson, ABC’s From Space by Adam Voilland, Are We Pears Yet? by Miranda Paul.

Older children will enjoy: Nutcracker Mice by Kristin Kladstrup, Bobby Lee Clarememont and the Criminal Element, The Explorer by Katherine Rundell, Baylor’s Guide to Dreadful Dreams by Robert Imfeld, Just Dance by Patricia MacLachlan, and Mr. Gedrick and Me by Patrick Carman.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Every Breath You Take by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke, The Paradigm by Jonathan Cahn, Hope at Christmas by Nancy Haigle, First Snow by Nora Roberts,  Christmas at Carnton by Tamera Alexander, Typhoon Fury by Clive Cussler, A Plain Leaving by Leslie Gould, The Second Sister by Claire Kendal, Egypt’s Sister by Angela Hunt, Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien, A Fugitive in Walden Woods by Norman Lock, A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers by The Usual Santas, The People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Ginder, Sunset Lullaby by Robin Jones Gunn, American Drifter by Heather Graham & Chad Michael Murray, Hardcore Twenty-Four by Janet Evanovich, The Armageddon File by Stephen Coonts, End Game by David Baldacci, and County to Ten by James Patterson & Ashwin Sanghi.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Mrs. Oswald Chambers: The Woman Behind the World’s Bestselling Devotional by Michelle Ule, Angles Among Us by Wanda Rosseland, Be the Gift by Ann Voskamp,Pretty Fun by Kate Hudson, Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer by Amanda Lucidon, Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom by Condoleezza Rice, Homemade Holiday: Craft Your Way Through More Than 40 Festive Projects by Sophie Pester & Catharinea Bruns, Snuggle and Play Crochet byCarolina Guzmnan Benitez, 2017 Christmas with Souhern Living by Oxmoor House, Master Your Diabetes by Chelsea Green, The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook by Hearst Books, The Complete America’s Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook 2001-2018 by America’s Test Kitchen and What Can I Bring? Southern Food for any Occasion Life Serves Up by Eliabeth Heiskell.

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.

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Library News for November 22, 2017

The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.  We’ll re-open at 9:00 am on Friday morning, November 24. Avoid the crowded malls on Black Friday and take advantage of all the library’s free materials.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

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

New books for children this week include: Elephants Walk Together by Cheryl Lawton Malone, Bruce’s Big Move by Ryan T. Higgins, Unicorn Power! by Mariko Tamaki, Animals at Night by Anne Jankéliowitch and Delphine Chedru, Wharts and All by Lori Haskins Houran, Ride on, Will Cody!: A Legend of the Pony Express by Caroline Starr Rose, Elmer and the Tune by David McKee, The Lumberjack’s Beard by Duncan Beedie, Samson the Mighty Flea! by Angela McAllister, There’s a Walrus in My Bed by Ciara Flood, Nile Crossing by Katy Beebe, I Want Snow by Tony Ross, Bumpety, Dunkety, Thumpety-Thump! by K.L. Going and Applesauce Day by Lisa Amstutz.

Older children will enjoy: Junie B. Jones: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaton (and Other Thankful Stuff) by Barbara Park, Tiger Resue: True-Life Stories by Virginia McKenna, The Witch’s Daughter by Pauyla Brackston, The Adventure Guild by Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos, Great Escapes:Underground Railroad 1854: Perilous Journey by Gare Thompson, Rise of the Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz and A World of Information by Jams Brown and Richard Platt.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda, First Blood by David Morrell, 12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep, Hope on the Plains by Linda Byler, The Noel Diary  by Richard Paul Evans, The Blackbird Season by Kate Moretti, The Child by Fiona Barton, The Dog Who Came for Christmas by Sue Pethick, The Trick by Emanuel Bergmann, Christmas in  London by Anita Hughes, Vengeance by Newt Gingrich and Pete Earley, The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed, Sugar Pine Trail by RaeAnne Thayne, Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan, The Poacher’s Son by Paul Doiron, Glad Tidings by Debbie Macomber, and Snowfall at Willow Lake by Susan Wiggs,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Hank & Jim: The Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart by Scott Eyman, The Diary of Henrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old by Henrik Grown, Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory by Michael Korda, The Obamas: The White House Years from the editors of Essence, and What to Expect Before You’re Expecting 2nd Edition by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel,

New movies include: Overdrive starring Scott Eastwood and Freddie Thorp, The Crown starring Vanessa Kirby, The Dark Tower starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, The Secret Scripture starring Rooney Mara and Vanessa Redgrave, Wind River starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen, Christmas in the Air starring Catherine Bell, Unlocked starring Noomi Rapace and Orlando Bloom, Albert: A Small Tree with a Big Dream, and Cars 3 by Disney-Pixar.

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 November 22, 2017 2017-12-07T16:39:23+00:00

Library News for November 15, 2017

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

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

New books for children this week include:  Brick Buildings: 40 Clever & Creative Ideas to Make from Classic LEGO by Kevin Hall, The Watcher by Nikki Grimes, Great Big Things by Kate Hoefler, The Elephant Keeper by Margriet Ruurs, The Great Puppy Invasion by Alasair Heim, The Library Book by Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, Miguel’s Brave Knight by Margarita Engle, Goodnight, Hockey Fans by Andrew Larsen, How Do You Say I Love You, Dewey Dew? by Leslie Staub, Bizzy Mizz Lizzie by David Shannon, Love, Santa: When You’re Ready to Share The Beautiful Truth About Santa by Martha Brockenbrough, Our Kid by Tony Ross, I Want That Nut! by Madeline Vlentine, Llama Llama and Friends by Ana Dewdney, and Merry Christmas from the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

Older children will enjoy: Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani, Bound By Ice: A True Noth Pole Survival Story by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace, The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street by Lindsay Currie, Gertie Milk and the Keeper of Lost Things by Simon Van Booy, The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City by Jody Kendall, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan, Halfway Normal by Barbara Dee, The Player King by AVI, Wishtree by Katherine Applegate, and The Last Firehawk: The Ember Stone by Katrina Charman.

New books for young adults include: The Scorch Trials by James Dashner, Fault Line by C. Desir, Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven, Shattered Memories by V.C. Andrews, The Last Mansara by Kristen Ciccarelli, The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord, P.S. I Like You by Kasie West, It Started with Goodbye by Christine June, Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill, and Genius by Leopoldo Gout.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The House of Unexpected Sisters by Alexander Mcall Smith, Murder Wears Mittens by Sally Goldenbaum, Plummet by Brandilyn Collins, Waggin Through the Snow by Laurien Berenson, Without Merit  by Colleen Hoover, The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain, Never Coming Back by Alison McGhee, Merrying in Alaska by Shannon L. Brown, Second Chance by T.M. Frankin, Christmas at Hope Cottage by Lily Graham, The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck by Bethany Turner, A Mother for Leah by Rachel L. Miller, Noelle by Greg Kincaid, Perfectly Undone by Jame Raintree, The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey, and Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: American Wolf: A True Story of Survival And Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee,  Admissions: Life as a Brain Surgeon by Henry Marsh, Joni: The Anthology by Barney Hoskyns,  Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump by Laura Ingram, American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent by Tamer Elnoury with Kevin Maurer, Joan Rivers: Confidential by Melissa Rivers with Scott Currie,  and Where the Past Begins by Amy Tan,  Ali: A Life by Jonathan Eig, Churchill Warrior by Brian Lavery, and David Bowie: A Life by Dylan Jones.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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 November 15, 2017 2017-12-07T16:38:36+00:00

Library News for November 8, 2017

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

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

On Saturday, November 11 at 1:00 pm, preschool children are invited to Ms. Abby’s story hour. She’ll read and discuss Little Red by Bethan Woollvin, then we’ll practice our counting skills with a Little Red Board Game.

Teens are invited to Teen Game Night on Thursday, November 16 at 5:00 pm. Space is limited, so call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

School age kids are invited to Lego My Library on Saturday, November 18 from 11:00 – 1:00 pm.  This will be the last build of the year.

New books for children include: Cookiesaurus Rex by Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans, Accident by Andrea Tsurumi, The Wolfe, The Duck & The Mouse by Mac Barnett, Pup and Bear by Kate Banks and Naoko Stoop, La La La by Kate DiCamillo, Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer, Fort Building Time by Megan Wagner Lloyd, The Winter Fox by Timothy Knapman, Good Day, Good Night by Margaret Wise Brown, and The Purloining of Prince Oleomargine by Mark Twain and Philip Stead.

Older children will enjoy: Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package by Kate DiCamillo, The Perfect Score by Rob Buytea, The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Sled Dog School by Terry Lynn Johnson, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer, The Wolf Hour by Sara Lewis Holmes, and Big Nate: In the Zone by Lincoln Peirce.

New books for young adults: The Mocking Birds by Daisy Whitney, Before We Were Strangers by Renéé Casrlind, Haunting the Deep by Adriana Mather, Evan When You Lie To Me by Jessica Alcott,  Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Tim Indian by Sherman Alexie, One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake, The Black Witch by Laurie Forest.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Victoria and Abdul by Shrabani Basu, Book of Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity & Tomfoolery by Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, The Taking of K-129 by Josh Dean, Smart Fat by Steven Masley, M.D. and Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS, Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Grieving and Recovery by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Amy Newmark, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Gratitude by Amy Newmark & Deborah Norville, and Make Yourself at Home by Moorea Seal.

New movies this week include: The Road Less Traveled starring Lauren Alaina and Donny Boaz, Baby Driver starring Ansel Elgort and Kevi Spacey, The Hero starring Sam Elliott, Armed Response starring Wesley Snipes, Kidnap starring Halle Berry, The Case for Christ starring Mike Vogel and Erika Christensen, and Pilgrimage starring Tom Holland.

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 November 8, 2017 2017-12-07T16:37:01+00:00

Library News for November 1, 2017

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

If you want to join our cookbook club, our next meeting will feature recipes from Cook’s Illustrated All Time Best Appetizers.  Cookbooks are available to pick up this week.  Space is limited, so call 270-237-3861 and ask for Chelsea. She can fill you in on all the details about our Cookbook Club.

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

New books for children this week include: Zinnia and the Bees by Danielle Davis, Stacy: A Girl, a Dog, a Bucket List by Kate Klise, The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide by Chris Colfer, Rapunzel by Tethan Woollvin, After Fall by Dan Santat, Space Boy and the Snow Monster by Dian Curtis Regan, A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White by Barbara Herkert, No More Noisy Nights by Holly L. Niner, The Day I Ran Away, by Holy L. Niner, and Draw the Line by Katfryn Otoshi.

Older children will enjoy: Max Tilt: Fire The Depths by Peter Lerangis, The Handbook: No More Rules by Jim Benton, The Losers Club by Andrew Clements, Ghost of Green Glass House by Kate Milford, The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell, The Wonderling by Mira Bartók, Stamp Act Congress by Aida Klepeis, and The Oregon Trail by Karen Bush Gibson.

New books for young adults include: Turtle All the Way Down by John Green, Things We Know By by Jessi Kirby, Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard, The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness, The Secrets We Keep by Trisha Leaver, and Dark Breaks the Dawn by Sara B. Larson,

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: A Most Curious Murder by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli, Murder at the Male Review by Elizabeth Perona, Mrs. Jeffries Rights a Wrong by Emily Brightwell, Better Off Thread by Amanda Lee, In The Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende, The Girls by Karen Harper, Wyoming Winter by Diana Palmer and Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, The Comfort Food Diaries by Emily Nunn, What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Dear World: A Syrian Girl’s Story of War and Plea for Peace by Bana Alabed.

New movies this week include: War for the Planet of the Apes starring Andy Serkis, The House starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, Girls Trip starring Regina Hall and Queen Latifah, Mind Blown starring Jessica Uberuaga and Michael Marinaccio, Bushwick by Dave Bautista, The Beguiled starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, The Good Catholic starring Zachary Spicer, and Danny Glover, Where’s the Money starring Andrew Bachelor and Terry Crews, and Paw Patrol: The Great Snow Rescue,

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 November 1, 2017 2017-10-26T18:45:59+00:00

Library News for October 25

Our Trick-or-Treat parade is scheduled for Friday, October 27 at 10:00 am.  Kids are invited to dress up and visit the down-town merchants for treats. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress your child appropriately for the weather.

Kids of all ages are invited to the Haunted Library Tour on Monday, October 30 at 5:00 pm. Our frightening stories will give you nightmares, so younger children might want reconsider. Only the brave should attend. There will be a spooky maze and gross food for everyone.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

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

New books for children this week include: Welcome by Mo Willems, Night Night, Daddy by Amy Parker, Hedy’s Journey by Michelle Bisson,  Fur, Fins, and Feathers by Cassandre Maxwell, Leap by Jon Arno Lawson, Seashores by Cathryn Sill, I Love You Like a Pig by Mac Barnett, Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess by Shari Green, DC Comics: Secret Hero Society: Fort Solitude by Derek Fridolfs, The Adventures of Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets  by Dav Pilkey, American Girl: Prints in the Sand: My Journal with Nahea by Erin Falligant,  American Girl: Growing Up with Aloha: A Nanea Classic Vol. 1, American Girl: Hula for the Home Front: A Nanea  Classic Vol. 2, Haddix: Caught: The Missing Book 5 by Margaret Peterson, Haddix: The Missing: Redeemed: Conclusion to the Missing Series by Margaret Peterson, Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories by R.J. Palacio, The Wrong Train by Jeremy de Quidt, and The Painting by Charis Cotter.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Mind Game by Iris Johansen, Pulse by Felix Francis, Killing Season by Faye Kellerman, A Scandal in Battersea by Mercedes Lackey, The Gift of Christmas Past by Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall, Blade of Empire: The Dragon Prophecy by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory, The Tiger’s Prey by Wilbur Smith, Deep Freeze by John Sandford, Tell Tale: Stories by Jeffrey Archer, The Rooster Bar by John Grisham, and Quick & Dirty by Stuart Woods.

Did you know you take free on-line classes with your library card?  Check out www.allencountylibrary.com and scroll through our digital products by clicking the arrow (>) on the right side of the screen and select  “Free On-line Classes. Topics include Accounting, Alternative Medicine, Crafts & Hobbies, Business, Career Training, Computer Training, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Education, Health & Medicine, History, Homeschooling, How to Do-It-Yourself, Language Arts, Law/Legal/Criminal, Mathematics, Office Skills, Parenting & Family, Personal Development, Pet & Animal Care, Psychology, Real Estate, Science, Self-Help, Social Work, Special Education, Spiritual Studies, Teacher Resources, Test Preparation, Web Development, and Writing Skills.  Simpy create an account with your library card. For more information call 270-237-3861.

Need help with a foreign language? We have the answer. Check out Mango Languages @ www.allencountylibrary.com.  You can learn over 70 languages with your desktop and mobile apps with our library card absolutely free. Call 270-237-3861 if you need assistance.

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 October 25 2017-10-26T18:42:53+00:00

Library News for October 18, 2017

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

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

On Saturday, October 21, school age kids are invited to Lego My Library from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm. Kids will build a balloon powered race car.  Join us for this free program.

We’re having a special Spooktacular Movie Night on Monday October 23 at 5:00 pm.  We can’t share the name of the movie, but it features the Sanderson Sisters and a black cat named Binks. Join us for popcorn and fun.

Our Trick-or-Treat parade is scheduled for Friday, October 27 at 10:00 am.  Kids are invited to dress up and visit the down-town merchants for treats. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress your child appropriately for the weather.

Kids of all ages are invited to the Haunted Library Tour on Monday, October 30 at 5:00 pm. Our frightening stories will give you nightmares, so younger children might want reconsider. Only the brave should attend. There will be a spooky maze and gross food for everyone.

New books for children this week include: Women Who Dared by Linda Skeers, Star Wars: BB – 8 On the Run by Drew Daywalt, The Scariest Book Ever by Bob Shea, Do Not Take Dragon to Dinner by Julie Gassman, Captain Underpants and The Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies From Outer Space (and the Subsequent Assault of the Equally Evil Lunchroom Zombie Nerds by Dav Pilkey, The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas, This Isn’t What It Looks Like by Pseudonymous Boasch, Babymouse: Tales from the Locker: Lights, Camera, Middle School! by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm, The Secret Sheriff of Sixth Grade by Jordan Sonnenblick, Who Was Alexander Hamilton? by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso, and Runny Babbit Returns by Shel Silverstein.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Fairytale by Danielle Steel, Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben,  Holly and Ivy by Fern Michaels, Bearly Departed by Meg Macy, Sleep Like a Baby by Charlaine Harris,  A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carré,  Haunted by James Patterson, Ghost on the Case by Carolyn Hart, Merry and Bright by Debbie Macomber,Origin by Dan Brown, Witches’ Tree by M.C. Beaton, Winter Solstice by Elin Hilderbrand, Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan, The Heirs by Susan Rieger, The Vineyard by María Dueńas, Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny, The Summer That Made Us by Robyn Carr, An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry, The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille, and Enigma by Catherine Coulter,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Strays by Britt Collins, Miss D & Me: The Invincible Bette Davis by Kathryn Sermak with Danelle Morton, Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon by Jeffrey Klugr, Grant by Ron Chernow, Poetry Will Save Your Life by Jill Bialosky, and The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs.

New movies include: Transformers: The Last Night starring Mark Wahlberg and Josh Duhamel, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks starring Oprah Winfrey, A Ghost Story starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara, The Book of Henry starring Naomi Watts, Goon: Last of the Enforcers starring Sean William Scott, Cult of Chucky starring Fiona Dourif, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales starring Johnny Depp.

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 October 18, 2017 2017-10-19T17:39:30+00:00