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Library News for Feb. 22, 2017

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 you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

The cookbook club will meet on Thursday, March 9th at 5:30 pm in the Friends of the Library meeting room. The selected cookbook is Deep South Dish by Mary Forman.  This program is for teens and adults. Register and pick up a book at the circulation desk. Participants are to experiment with recipes, and bring a dish for discussion and sampling.  Call 237-3861 to pre-register for the free program and ask for Ms. Chelsea if you have questions.

New books for children this week include: Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, What in the World? Numbers In Nature by Kurt Cyrus, The Silver Gate by Kristn Bailey, Flying Lessons & Other Stories edited by Ellen Oh, The Menagerie by Tui T. Sutherland and Kari Sutherland, The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon, Alcatraz vs. The Evil Librarians: Book Five: The Dark Talent by Brandon Sanderson, Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia by Simon Beecroft and Pabo Hidalgo, Brotherband: Scorpion Mountain by John Flanagan,  and Craft Projects for Minecraft and Pixel Art Fans by Choly Knight.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Futures by Anna Pitoniak, The Travelers by Chris Pavne, Everybody’s Fool by Richard Russo, Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh, Class by Lucinda Rosenfeld, The Prisoner by Alex Berenson, Little Deaths by Emma Flint, Dead Gone by Luca Veste, Wild Wicked Scot by Julia London, Rather Be The Devil by Ian Rankin, A Pinch of Poison by Alyssa Maxwell, The Night Bird by Brian Freeman, The Sisters of Sugarcreek by Cathy Liggett,  Little Heaven by Nick Cutter, Man on the Run by Carl Weber, Selection Day by Aravind Adiga, Gaining Visibility by Pamela Hearon, The Occupied by Craig Parshall, The Returning by Rachelle Dekker, Kill the Father by Sandrone Dazieri.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Cherish: The One Word That Changes Everything For Your Marriage  by Gary Thomas, Chasing Slow: Courage To Journey Off The Beaten Path by Erin Loechner, Aromatherapy for Natural Living by Anne Kennedy, 100 Family Meals by Taste of Home, The Portable Essential Oils by Anne Kennedy, Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History by Bill Schutt, and Born to Win: Find Your Success by Zig Ziglar and Tim Ziglar.

New movies this week include: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Tucker, The 9th Life of Louis Drax, starring Jamie Dornan and Sarah Gadon, Spirit of the Game, starringAaron Jakubenko and Kevin Sorbo, Arrival starring, Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, Loving, starring Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga, Priceless, starring Joel Smallbon and Bianca Santos, Desierto starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Denial, starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson, Killing Reagan, starring Tim Matheson and Cynthia Nixon, and Disney’s Elena and the Secret of Avalor.

To access our digital resources or to borrow books, 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 acquire the materials you need.

Library News for Feb. 15, 2017

The Allen County Public Library is seeking families with school age children participate in Prime Time Family Read Time. This six-week program will start on Thursday, February 16. Prime Time Family Read Time is an award-winning, reading, discussion, and storytelling series based on Children’s illustrated books. This program is made possible due to a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council. We’ll start the program with a light meal at 5:00 pm and then start the discussion at 5:30 with plans to end at 6:45. This is a free program, but space is limited, so families must pre-register to attend. Call 270-237-3861 to register

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 you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children include: Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Turn on the Night by Gealdo Valério, Poop Detectives: Working Dogs in the Field by Ginger Wadsworth, Heart to Heart by Lois Ehert, Five Little Ducks by Denise Fleming, Steamboat School by Deborah Hopkinson, Changes: A Child’s First Poetry Collection by Charlotte Zolotow, Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story by Carren Stelson, Finding First Animals and More by Tiger Tales, National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry edited by J. Patrick Lewis, former U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate, and Don’t Touch This Book by Bill Cotter

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Born of Vengeance by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Brush of Wings by Karen Kingsbury, A Darkness Absolute by Kelley Armstrong, Echoes in Death by J.D.Robb, A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates, Robert B. Parker’s Revelation by Robert Knott, An Uncommon Protector by Shelley Shepard Gray, The Turn by Kim Harrison, Austen in Austin by Suzie Johnson, Lisa Karon Richardson, Dina Sleiman and Niki Turner, Clownfish Blues by Tim Dorsey, Seven Minutes in Heaven by Eloisa James, The Patriots by Sana Krasikov, Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth, Burning Bright by Nick Petrie, and The Illegal by Lawrence Hill.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Vegan 101 by Heather Bell and Jenny Engel,  The Big Book of Organic Baby Food by Stephanie Middleberg, MS, RD, CDN, Good Surgar Bad Sugar by Allen Carr, Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids by Martha Stewart, Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman, The Bomber Boys by Travel L. Ayeres, and No More Faking Fine by Esther Fleece.

New movies this week include: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back starring Tom Cruise, Frank & Lola starring Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots, American Pastoral starring Ewan McGregor and Dakota Fanning, Life on the Line starring John Travolta, Almost Christmas starring Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, and Danny Glover, Trolls by Dreamworks featuring the voices of Anna Kenrick and Justin Timberlake, and Justice League: Dark.

To access our digital resources or to borrow books, 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 February 8, 2017

Dollarphotoclub_84395421The Allen County Public Library is seeking families with school age children to participate in Prime Time Family Read Time. This six-week program will start on Thursday, February 16. Prime Time Family Read Time is an award-winning, reading, discussion, and storytelling series based on Children’s illustrated books. This program is made possible due to a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council. We’ll start the program with a light meal at 5:00 pm and then start the discussion at 5:30 with plans to end at 6:45. This is a free program, but space is limited, so families must pre-register to attend. Call 270-237-3861 to register

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 you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

Lego My Library will meet at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 18th. Kids ages six through teens are invited to join us for Lego build challenges.

New books for children include: Star Wars Jedi Academy: A New Class by Jarrett J. Krosaczka, Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy by Richard Michelson, Flood Warning by Katharine Kenāh, Hug It Out! by Louis Thomas, Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II by Albert Marrin, Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix, The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli, The Friendship Experiment by Erin Teagan,  and Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney, The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri, The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry, The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsay Lee Johnson, World, Chase Me Down by Andrew Hilleman, Dragon Springs Road by Janie Chan, The Magadalen Girls by V.S. Alexander, Night of Fire by Colin Thubron,  The Fire by Night by Teresa Messineo, HerEvery Fear by Peter Swanson, and The Wicked City by Beatriz Williams.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King, Bill Clinton by MichaelTomasky, Live Better While You Age by James W. Jones,  The Fourth Industrial Revolution by Klaus Schwab, Amazing Stories of the Space Age by Rod Pyle, The Hidden South by Brent Walker, The Underground Culinary Tours by Damian D’Aghese, Audacity: How Barak Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy that Will Prevail by Jonathan Chait,  The Wars of the Roosevelts by William J. Mann, and Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission by Bret Baier.

New movies this week include: Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite starring Bum-Soo Lee, Jung-Jae Lee and Liam Neeson, USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage starring Nocolas Cage with Tom Sizemore, Inferno starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones, Queen of Katwe starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o, Never Go Back starring Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher, Madea on the Run: The Play starring Tyler Perry, Victoria: The Complete First Season starring Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes, The Light Between Oceans starring Michael Fassbende and Alicia Vikander, Lost and Found starring Jusin Kelly and Benjamin Stockham, I’m Not Ashamed starring Masey McLain and Sadie Robertson, and Disney’s Pinocchio.

To access our digital resources or to borrow books, 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 and we’ll do our best to acquire the items requested.

Library News for February 1, 2017

The Allen County Public Library is seeking families with school age children to  participate in Prime Time Family Read Time. This six-week program will start on Thursday, February 16. Prime Time Family Read Time is an award-winning, reading, discussion, and storytelling series based on Children’s illustrated books. This program is made possible due to a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council. We’ll start the program with a light meal at 5:00 pm and then start the discussion at 5:30 with plans to end at 6:45. This is a free program, but space is limited, so families must pre-register to attend. Call 270-237-3861 to register

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.  Enrichment programs for home-schooled children meet on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children include: Me First! Prefixes Lead The Way by Robin Pulver, Butterfly Park by Elly Mackay, Spunky Little Monkey by Bill Martin Jr and Michael Sampson, A Greyhound A Groundhog by Emil Jenkins, The Lonely Giant by Sophie Amrose, Cat on the Bus by Aram Kim, North Woods Girl by Aimée Bissonette, Vietnam: A History of the War by Russell Freedman, One Wish by Michelle Harrison, Waiting for High Tide by Nikki McClure, and Star Wars: Jedi Academy: The Phantom Bully by Jeffrey Brown.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Newcomer by Suzanne Woods Fisher,  Drowning Tides by Karen Harper, Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner, Always Close to Home by Jerry S. Eicher, The Amish Cooking Class – The Seekers by Wanda Brunstetter,  Home to Paradise by Barbara Cameron, Two Days Gone by Randall Silvis,  Cross Kill by James Patterson,  Zoo 2 by James Patterson and Max DeLallo, Fatal by John Lescroart,  Death’s Mistress by Terry Goodkind, Feversong by Karen Marie Moning, Power Game by Christine Feehan, The Rising by Heather Graham and Jon Land,  Summer on Sunset Ridge by Sharlene MacLaren, Never Never  by James Patterson, Ring of Fire by Brad Taylor, The Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian, Paws and Effect by Sofie Kelly, Seeds of Deception by Sheila Connolly, The Readaholics and the Gothic Gala by Laura DiSilvrio, Gone by Lisa McMann, and The Night Manager: TV Tie-In Edition by John Le Carre,   

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo, Snake by Chris Mattison, Then Sings My Soul: 150 of the World’s Greatest Hymn Stories by Robert Morgan, The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis, Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission  by Bob Drury and Tom Calvin, and The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World by Abigail Tucker.

To access our digital resources or to borrow books, 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 January 25, 2017

The Allen County Public Library is seeking families with school age children to participate in Prime Time Family Read Time. This six-week program will start on Thursday, February 16. Prime Time Family Read Time is an award-winning, reading, discussion, and storytelling series based on children’s illustrated books. This program is made possible due to a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council. We’ll start the program with a light meal at 5:00 pm and then start the discussion at 5:30 with plans to end at 6:45. This is a free program, but space is limited, so families must pre-register to attend. Call 270-237-3861 to register

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 you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

Books on the Square (our book club) meets on the third Tuesday each month at 1:00 pm.  Stop by the library to pick up your copy of Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler if you want to join us in February.

Loose ends meets every Tuesday at 3:30 pm.  It’s okay if you don’t know how to knit or crochet. We’ll teach you how. Supplies are provided for beginners.

New books for children include: Special You by Jonny Lambert, B is for Bear: A Natural Alphabet by Hannah Viano, Because God Loves Me! by Juliet Groom, Good Night Farm by Tiger Tales, One Noisy Nigh by M. Christina Butler, A Celebration of Beatrix Potter Art and Letters by more than 30 of today’s favorite children’s book illustrators published by Fredrick Warne & Company, Little Bitty Friends by Elizabeth McPike and Patrick Barton, Egg by Kevin Henks, Dork Diaries series (Books 1 – 10) by Rachel Renée Russell, Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae, The Great AAA-OOO! By Jonny Lambert, Dangerous by Tim Wares, Wolf in the Snow by Matthew Cordell, and The Messy Book by Maudie Powell-Tuck.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Fatal by John Lescroart, The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers, Power Game by Christine Feehan, Death’s Mistress by Terry Goodkind, Night of Fire by Colin Thubron, Feversong by Karen Marie Moning, The Winter in Anna by Reed Karaim, Resume Speed by Lawrence Block, and The Rising by Heather Graham and Jon Land.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Dream Land: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones, and  Tasting Kentucky: Favorite Recipes from the Bluegrass State by Maggie Green.

New movies this week include: The Accountant starring Ben Affleck, Roger Corman’s Death Race 2050 starring Manu Bennett, The Girl on the Train starring Emily Blunt, Anything for Love starring Erika Christensen and Paul Green, Train to Busan starring Gong Yoo, Keeping Up with the Joneses starring Zach Galifianakis, The Whole Truth starring Keanu Reeves Deepwater Horizon starring Mark Wahlbert, and The Hollow Point starring Patrick Wilson and Ian McShane.

To access our digital resources or to borrow books, 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 January 18, 2017

If you received a new e-reader or smart phone, be sure to check out the Allen County Public Library’s free digital collection. We offer thousands of the newly released e-books, Audiobooks, and digital magazines. This cost is free with an active Allen County Public Library card. If you need assistance setting up your device to utilize these free products, call 270-237-3861 and make an appointment with Ms. Jamie or Ms. Amanda.

The Allen County Public Library is seeking families with school age children participate in Prime Time Family Read Time. This six-week program will start on Thursday, February 16. Prime Time Family Read Time is an award-winning, reading, discussion, and storytelling series based on Children’s illustrated books. This program is made possible due to a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council. We’ll start the program with a light meal at 5:00 pm and then start the discussion at 5:30 with plans to end at 6:45. This is a free program, but space is limited, so families must pre-register to attend. Call 270-237-3861 to register

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 you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children include: Ada’s Violin by Susan Hood, Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon by Torben Kuhlmann and translated by David Henry Wilson, Paws McDraw: The Fastest Doodler in the West by Connah Brecon, Good Night Tiger by Timothy Knapman Step Right Up; How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World About Kindness by Donna Janell Bowman, Brightwood by Tania Unsworth, Pablo in the Snow by Teri Sloat, The School The Aztec Eagles Built by Dorinda Makanaōnalani Nicholson, XO, OX: A Love Story by Adam Rex and Scott Campbell, One Proud Penny by Randy Siegel and Serbe Bloch, Chirri and Chirra by Kaya Doi, and Five Black Cats by Tiger Tales.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Girl in Green by Derek B. Miller, Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca, The Reaper by Nicholas Irving with Gary Brozek, A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin, The Agent Runner by Simon Conway, Never Never by James Patterson and Candice Fox, The Raven by Mike Nappa, The Midnight Cool by Lydia Peelle, In The Shadow of Denali by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse, Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson, Babylon’s Ashes by James S. A. Corey, Because You’re Mine by Colleen Coble, The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden, The Terranauts by T.C. Boyle, El Paso by Winston Groom, Napoleon’s Last Island by Thomas Keneally, A Deadly Thaw by Sarah Ward, Below the Belt by Stuart Woods,  Until I Love Again by Jerry S. Eicher, To Follow Her Heart by Rebecca DeMarino, A Gathering in Hope by Philip Gulley, The Room with the Second-Best View by Virginia Smith, The Hawaiian Quilt by Wanda Brunstetter, The Hike by Drew Magary, and The Nix by Nathan Hill.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age by Jo Ann Jenkins, The Book of Joy by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, with Douglas Abrams, Eleanor and Hick by Susan Quinn, and The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel,

To access our digital resources or to borrow books, 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 January 11, 2017

The library will be closed on Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will reopen at 9:00 am on Tuesday, January 17.

If you received a new e-reader or smart phone, be sure to check out the Allen County Public Library’s free digital collection. We offer thousands of newly released e-books, audiobooks, and digital magazines. This cost is free with an active Allen County Public Library card. If you need assistance setting up your device to utilize these free products, call 270-237-3861 and make an appointment with Ms. Jamie or Ms. Amanda.

Lego My Library will meet on Saturday, January 21 at 11:00 am. This program is open to all school-age children.

The Allen County Public Library is seeking families with school age children to participate in Prime Time Family Read Time. This six-week program will start on Thursday, February 16. Prime Time Family Read Time is an award-winning, reading, discussion, and storytelling series based on Children’s illustrated books. This program is made possible due to a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council. We’ll start the program with a light meal at 5:00 pm and then start the discussion at 5:30 with plans to end at 6:45. This is a free program, but space is limited, so families must pre-register to attend. Call 270-237-3861 to register.

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 you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children include: Smart is the New Cool by Jade Hemsworth, Tower of Thorns by Juliet Marillier,  Puppet Master by Dale Brown and Jim DeFelice, A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia by Donaldson and Axel Schefler, Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey, Piggy by Trevor Lai, The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Thomas Baas, Rainbow Magic: Alicia the Snow Queen Fairy by Daisy Meadow, and The Notebook Doom #8: Sneeze of the Octoschnozz by Troy Cummings.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by Alexander Freed, History of Wolves: A Novel by Emily Fridlund, The Old Man by Thomas Perry,  Out of Bounds by Val McDermid, The Ice Beneath Her by Camilla Grebe, Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris, The Seventh Plague by James Rollins, The Strays by Emily Bitto, Blood Vow by J.R. Ward, Bryant & May: Strange Tide by Christopher Fowler, Island of Glass by Nora Roberts, and Egg Drop Dead by Laura Childs.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss, The Heart of Hell: The Untold Story of Courage and Sacrifice in the Shadow of Iwo Jima by Mitch Weiss,  River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope by Naomi Judd with Marcia Wilkie, The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis, The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes, and 18 and Life on Skid Row by Sebastian Bach,

To access our digital resources or to borrow books, 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 January 4, 2016

If you received a new e-reader or smart phone, be sure to check out the Allen County Public Library’s free digital collection. We offer thousands of newly released e-books, audiobooks, and digital magazines. This cost is free with an active Allen County Public Library card. If you need assistance setting up your device to utilize these free products, call 270-237-3861 and make an appointment with Ms. Jamie or Ms. Amanda.

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

If adults want to join our book club (Books on the Square), we’ll be reading The Girl on the  Train by Paula Hawkins in January, and we’ll discuss it on Tuesday, January 17 at 1:00 pm. Stop by the circulation desk and pick up a copy of the book today.

New books for children include: 27 Magic Words  by Sharelle Byars Moranville, Word of Mouse by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein, Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart, Fix It Man by Susan Hood, Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm, and The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story by Nancy Rose.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Wyoming Brave by Diana Palmer, The Mistress by Danielle Steel, The Midnight Bell by Jack Higgins, The Shadow of What Was Lost by James Islington, Curtain of Death by W.E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV, Expecting to Die by Lisa Jackson, The Dangerous Ladies Affair by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini, Below the Belt by Stuart Woods, Bad Moon Rising by Jonathan Mayberry, In the Shadow of Denali by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse, The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green, Purgatory Road by Samuel Parker, An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter, A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz, Different Class by Joanne Harris, Melt by Helen Hardt, and Into the Fire by Meredith Wild.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: The Lose Your Belly Diet by Travis Stork, M.D., Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen,  Jump: Take the Leap of Faith to Achieve Your Life of Abundance by Steve Harvey, Food Health and Happiness: 115 Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life by Oprah Winfrey, and Making Life Easy: A Simple Guide to a Divnely Inspired Life by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

New movies include: When the Bough Breaks starring Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall, The Sea of Trees starring Matthew McConaughey and Naomi Watts, Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sully starring Tom Hanks, In a Valley of Violence starring EthanHawke and John Travolta, American Honey starring Sasha Lane and Shia LaBeouf, The Choice starring Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer, The Hollars starring Charlie Day and Anna Kenrick, The Fight Within starring John Major Davis and Lelia Symington, and The Storks featuring the all-stars voice talents of Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammar and Jennifer Aniston.

To access our digital resources or to borrow books, 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 29

The Library will be closed on Monday, January 2 in recognition of the New Years Day holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 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 you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

If adults want to join our book club (Books on the Square), we’ll be reading The Girl on the  Train by Paula Hawkins in January and discuss it on Tuesday, January 17 at 1:00 pm. Stop by the circulation desk and pick up a copy of the book today.

New books for children include: Smithsonian Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects, Foreword by Jack Andraka, Princess Adventure Stories by Disney Press, Lotus and Feather by Ji-li Jiang, The Sleeping Gypsy by Mordicai Gerstein, Gary by Leila Rudge, Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton, 5 Minute Princess Stories by Disney Press, Bunny Slopes by Claudia Rueda, Little Penguins by Cynthia Rylant, Real Cowboys by Kate Hoefler, Dolphins at Daybreak by Mary Pope Osborne, A Poem for Peter by Andrea Davis Pinkney, Who Wants a Tortoise? by Dave Keane, and Preaching to Chickens: The Story of John Lewis by Jabari Asim, and The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket: A Bandit’s Tale by Deborah Hopkinson.

New books for young adults include: Beast by Brie Spangler, The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon, Crystal Storm by Morgan Rhodes, Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard, Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen, What Light by Jay Asher, The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid, Lord of the Clans by Christie Golden,  Blood Red Snow White by Marcus Sedgwick, Extras by Scott Westerfield, Cursed by R.L. Stine, You in Five Acts by Una La Marche and Vampirates: Black Heart by Justin Somper.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel,  Newton & Polly by Jody Hedlund, Married ‘til Monday by Denise Hunter, The Inheritance by Charles Finch, The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill by Julie Klassen, Days Without Number by Robert Goddard, The Education of Dixie Dupree by Donna Evrhart, Book of the Night by Oliver Potzsch, and Dying for Christmas by Tammy Cohen.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Nature’s Temples by Joan Maloof, Angel’s on Earth: Inspring Stories of Fate, Friendship, and the Power of Connections by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski, Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores by Bob Eckstein, The American Fisherman by Willie Robertson and William Doyle, and Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine by Ibtisam Barakat,

New movies include: Hillsong: Let Hope Rise starring Brian and Bobbie Houston, Sully starring Tom Hanks, Chistmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love starring Dolly Parton, The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt, Singing With Angels starring Sarah Kent and Scott Christopher, A Girl Like Grace starring Ryan Destiny and Meagan Good, To Joey, With Love starring Joey and Rory Feek, Greater starring Neal McDonough, The Disappointments Room starring Gerald McRaney, Beverly Hills Christmas starring Donna Spangler an Dean Cain, and Storks featuring voice talents of Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, and Jennifer Aniston.

To access our digital resources or to borrow books, 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 21, 2016

 

The Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday, Saturday – December 24 through Monday, December 26.  We will reopen on Tuesday, December 27.

New books for children include: Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre, Plenty of Love to Go Around by Emma Chichester Clark, Tea Cup by Rebecca Young and Matt Ottley, Otters Love to Play by Jonathan London, Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard, Jed and the Junkyard War by Steven Bohyls, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling, A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee, and Applesauce Weather by Helen Frost.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Sugar Free by Sawyer Bennett, A Voice in the Night by Andrea Camilleri, Poison Feather by Matthew Fitzsimmons, Spirit Mission by Ted Russ, The Season of Us by Holly Chamberlin, No Witness But the Moon by Suzanne Chazin, The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer, Leave Me by Gayle Forman, A Primary Decision by Dr. KevinLeman and Jeff Nesbit, The Fall Guy by James Lasdun, Black Widow by Christopher Brookmyre, Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig, Wonderland by Steven Johnson, City on Edge by Stefanie Pintoff,  The Next by Stephanie Gangi, Livia Lone by Barry Eisler, Storm by Bonnie S. Calhoun, The Expatriates by Janice Y.K. Lee, The Spy by Paulo Coelho, Half In Love with Artful Death by Bill Crider,

New books for young adults include: Den of Wolves by Juliet Marillier, The Fate of the Tearling by Erica Johansen, Everything, Evrerything by Nicola Yoon, and Heartless by Marissa Meyer.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Hidden Christmas by Timothy Keller, The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp,  You Will Not Have My Hate by Antoine Leiris, All The Gallant Men: The First Memori by a USS Arizona Survivor by Donald Stratton with Ken Gire, Talking as Fast as I can by Lauren Graham, I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood’s Legendary Actresses by Reobert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman, Bertter Than New by Nicole Curtis, Becoming A Person of Mercy by Max Oliva and SJ, and From Diapers to Dating: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Children by Debra W. Haffner,

New movies include: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children starring Rupert Everett and Samuel L. Jackson, Morgan starring Kate Mara, Stagecoach: The Texas Jack Story starring Trace Adkins, Christmas All Over Again starring Ambert Montana and Sean Ryan Fox, Southside With Your starring Tika Sumpter and Parker Sawyers, Bridget Jones’s Baby starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, and Patrick Dempsey, Florence Foster Jenkins starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant, Harley and the Davidsons: The Story Behind the Name starring Michiel Huisman and Bug Hall, Ben-Hur starring Jack Huston, and Suicide Squad starring Will Smith.

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