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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.

Library News for July 19, 2017

Summer reading is underway and we have a variety of programs to keep your kids visiting the library and reading. On Wednesday, July 19 at 1:00 pm, teens are invited to ‘Go Green’ and make a container garden. On Thursday, July 20 at 1:00 pm, we’ll host The Better Builder Show with Barry the Builder & Sam the Tool Turtle. On Tuesday, July 25 at 1:00 pm, kids can attend Engineering Science with Jason Lindsey. On Wednesday, July 26 at 1:00 pm, teens can attend Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle (Crafting with what you have.) and on Thursday, July 27, at 1:00 pm, we’ll close out summer reading with Animal Architects by Animal Tales.   Kids who turn in their reading logs by Tuesday, July 25 will have the opportunity to shop at the Prize Store after the final program on Thursday, July 27. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for providing funds to stock our shelves with great prizes.

New books for children this week includes: Alphabet in Bloom by Nathalie Trovato, Animal Journeys with Patricia Hegarty, Are You Ready for Bed by Jane Johnson, Around the World in a Bathtub by Wanda Bradford,  The Babysitters Guide to Monster Hunting by Joe Ballerini, Back to School with Bigfoot by Martha Brockenbrough and Samantha Berger, Bear Hugs by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Benjamin Franklin You’ve Got Mail by Adam Mansbach, and Binny Bewitched by Hilary Mccay.

New books on the adult fiction include: Bring Her Home by David Bell, A Letter from Lancaster County by Kate Lloyd, Falling in Deeper by Shayla Black, Gladden the Heart by Olivia Newport, Hester Takes Charge by Linda Byler, American Eclipse by David Baron, A Name Unknown by Roseanna M. White, Light of Dawn by Vannetta Chapman, Abiding Mercy by Ruth Reid, A Matter of Trust by Susan May Warren, Forgotten Road by Randall Arthur, Two Nights by Kathy Reichs, House f Spies by Daniel Silva, Serenity Harbor by RaeAnne Thayne Cocoa Beach by Beatriz Willaims, The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson, Secrets of the Tulip Sisters by Susan Mallery,  Break in Case of Emergency by Jessica Winter, Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner, Egypt’s Sister by Angela Hunt, The Secret to Hummingbird Cake by Celeste Fletche McHale, The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck, and His Guilt by Shelley Shepard Gray.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country by James Lee McDonough, Jungles of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and The Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya  by William Carlsen, Healing the Broken Brain: Leading Experts Answer 100 Questions About Stroke Recovery by Dr. Mike Dow, & David Dow with Megan Sutton, CCC-SLP, Backyard Farming: Raising Pigs by Kim Pezza, and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari.

New movies include: Vincent –N- Roxxy starring Emile Hirsch and Zoe Kravitz, London Heist starring Craig Fairbrass, The Fate of the Furoius starring Vin Diesel, Norman starring Richard Gere, Their Finest starring Gemma Arterton and Sam Claflin,and  The Lost City of Z starring Charlie Hunnan and Robert Pattinson.  New movies for kids include: Caillou: Things That Go!, Super Wings: It Takes Teamwork!, Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, and Smurfs: The Lost Village.

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 July 5

If you haven’t registered your child for summer reading, time is running out. We are kicking off summer reading with a host of great programs. On July 6 at 5:00 pm, tweens and teens ages 10-18 are invited to Perler Bead Art. On Saturday, July 8, tweens and teens ages 10-18 are invited to Acrylic Painting with Ms. Mariah from 10;00 am – 1:00 pm. Registration is required for this free program. On Tuesday, July 11 at 1:00 pm, the Runaway Puppet Theatre with Ed May will be here. On Wednesday, July 12 at 1:00 pm, Teens are invited to enter our Engineering 101 Building Challenge, and on Thursday, July 13 we’re hosting all day crafts with Ms. Amanda.

New books for children this week include:  Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast: The Case of the Stinky Stench by Josh Funk, We’re Going on a Bear hunt by Michel Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, Father’s Road by Ji-yun Jang, Bulldozer Helps Out by Candace Fleming, Toucans, Too by Bethanie Deeney Murguia. Gossie by Olivier Dunrea, How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague,  Little Cloud by Eric Carle, Ten, Nine, Eight, by Molly Bank, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig, Go Sleep in Your Own Bed! by Candace Fleming and Lori Nochols, Fablehaven: Rise of the Evening Star by Bradon Mull,

New books for young adults include: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare, Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon, How to Disappear by Ann Redisch Stampler, The Fever Code by James Dashner, Winter: The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer, Midnight at the Electric by Jody Lynn Anderson, and Just One Day by Gyle Forman.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani, Dangerous Minds by Janet Evanovich, The Silent Corner by Dean Koontz, Murder Games by James Patterson and Howard Roughan, It Happens in the Hamptons by Holly Peterson, Sweetbriar Cottage by Denise Hunter, Note to Self  by Connor Franta, Two Lost Boys by L.F. Robertson, A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas, Match Up edited by Lee Child, Come Sundown by Nora Roberts, Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin, The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill, Indecent Exposure by Stuart Woods, The Collapsing Empire by Joh Scalzi, Close Enough To Touch by Colleen Oakley, Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf, A Hiss Before Dying by Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Hidden History of Kentucky Soldiers by Berry Craig,  Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat, The Vanishing American Adult by Ben Sasse, and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

New movies include: John Wick  Chapter 2 starring Keanu Reeves, Chips starring Dax Shepard and Michael Peňa, Life starring Jake Gyllenhal, and T2 Trainspotting starring Ewan McGregor.We have several new animated movies:  Power Rangers, Turtle Paradise, Rock Dog, Disney’s Bambi, and Elmo Loves Animals.

 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 June 28

The library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th for Independence Day. We’ll be open on Monday, July 3 from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm so stop by and pick up extra books, movies, and music for the holiday.

Summer Reading  registration for Build a Better World is underway. Stop by the library to register your child to participate in fun, interactive programs. There are too many events scheduled to list them all, but each child who turns in a reading log by July 25 will win a prize thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library. Kids who read the most will get to shop first at the Prize Store we’re building.

Sign up for Buggy Book Club. Kids will receive a buggy prize each time they visit the library this summer. (Only one prize per day).  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 exciting to see which school has the most kids visit over the summer. Which Allen County School do you think will win?

On Thursday, June 29, at 5:00 pm, school age children can join the Summer Science Club and build a rocket.This is a free program, but you must pre-register to attend.

New books for children include: The Earth Book by Jonathan Litton, Claymates by Dev Petty, The Street Beneath My Feet by Charlotte Guillain and Yuval Zommer, The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea by Bryn Barnard, I Will Chomp You! by Jory John, Blue Ethel by Jennifer Black Reinhardt, Littles and How They Grow by Kelly DiPUcchio , This Book Will Not Be Fun by Cirocco Dunlap, and Rolling Thunder by Kate Messner.

New books for young adults include: Rogue: Live Free or Die by Julie Kagawa, The Battlemage by Taran Mattaru, Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia, Startup by Doree Shafrir, and Girling Up by Mayim Bialik, PhD.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Assistants by Camille Perry, The Little French Bistro by Nina George, Wings of the Wind by Connilyn Cossette, Once in a Blue Moon by Lorna Landvik, The Summer House by Hannah McKinnon, The Maggie Bright by Tracy Groot, High as the Heavens by Kate Breslin, Look at the Sun by Don Carswell, The Heirs by Susan Rieger, A House Among the Trees by Julia Glass, Allie and Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde, It Happens All The Time by Amy Hatvany, The Road to Paradise by Karen Barnett, Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy, A Love So True by Melissa Jagears, True to You by Becky Wade, Life After by Katie Ganshert, American Kingpin by Nick Bilton, Seven Brides for Seven Mail-Order Husbands by Cytnthia Hickey and others, The Beguiled by Thomas Cullinan, and To the Farthest Shores by Elizabeth Camden

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: A Dog’s Way Home By W. Bruce Cameron If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? By Alan Alda, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen & Amie Parnes, Unacknowledged: An Expose of the World’s Greatest Secret by Steven M. Greer, MD. The Great-Ness of Dads by Kirsten Matthe, The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own edited by Veronica Chambers, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell by W. Kamau Bell,  Between Them: Remembering My Parents by Richard Ford,  Bill O’Reilly’s Legends & Lies: The Civil War by David Fisher, and Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler’s Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb.

 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 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.

Library News for March 29, 2017

References2Preschool children can attend Story Hour on Tuesday at 10:00 am and Saturday 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, April 3 at 4:30 pm, kids 12 and under are invited to the Library Drive-in.  Participants will decorate their boxcar and watch an animated film. Call 270-237-3861 for details and to reserve your child’s parking spot.

On Wednesday, April 5, the Allen County Public Library will offer two sessions of making wooden toys with Roy Henson. The first program starts at 1:00 pm, and the second session will start at 2:30.  This program is for school age children. All supplies will be provided, but space is limited.  Call 237-3861 to register your student today.

On Thursday, April 6 at 5:00 pm, teens and tweens are invited to Pearler Bead Art. Participants will design pictures using beads which will be ironed and fused together. Join us for this fun craft program.

New books for children include: It’s  Called Dyslexia by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos, All Aboard Fire Trucks by Ted Slater, The Further Adventures of The Owl and the Pussy-cat by Julia Donaldson and Charlotte Voake, Castle in the Mist by Amy Ephron, Bone Jack by Sara Crowe, Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan, Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus by Barbara Park, Not As We Know It by Tom Avery, Time Traveling with a Hamster by Ross Welford, The Homework Strike by Greg Pincus, Homes by Xavier Deneux, Look, Look Again by Agnese Baruzzi, The Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming by J. Anderson Coats, Life on Mars by Jon Agee, A Cat Named Swan by Hollie Hobbie, We Are Brohers, We Are Friends by Alexandra Penfold, and This House, Once by Deborah Freedman.

New books for young adults include: Replica by Lauren Oliver, Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow, The Leaving: Six Were Taken, Five Came Back by Tara Altebrando, The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle, The Third Twin by C.J. Mololu, Ruthless by Carolyn Lee Adams, The Girl I Used To Be by April Henry, The End of Everything  by Megan Abbott, Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson, Frogkisser! by Garth Nix, The Shadows We Know by Heart by Jennifer Park, and Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott, The Devil’s Triangle by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison, Written in Love by Kathleen Fuller, Sunset in Old Savannah by Mary Ellis, When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin, Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray, Murder is No Accident by A.H. Gabhart, A Stolen Heart by Amanda Cabot, A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz, Treasured Grace by Tracie Peterson,  Two Good Dogs by Susan Wilson, The Heart of Henry Quantum by Pepper Harding, The Hollywood Daughter by Kate Alcott, Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens, Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra, Say Nothing by Brad Parks, The Black Book by James Patterson and David Ellis, A Perfect Obsession by Heather Graham, and Quick Sand by Malin Persson Giolito.

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.