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Library News for October 11, 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 Thursday, October 12, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, teens are invited to Harry Potter Triva Night. Teens will form teams and compete for prizes. Call 270-237-3861 to register your team.

Attention parents with kids who will enter kindergarten next year! On, Saturday, October 14, we’ll offer a kindergarten readiness program called Trick or Pete from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  You’ll learn what you child needs to know to be ready for kindergarten. Each child will also receive fun items that will help him/her  prepare for kindergarten.  Space is limited to 35 children, so call 270-237-3681 and register your child today.

The Allen County Historical Society will start the Graveline Tour at the library. Tours start at 6:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14.

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: Roger is Going Fishing by Koen Van Biesen, Magic for Sale by Carrie Clickard, The Velveteen Rabbit  or How Toys Become Real by Margery Williams, On the Night of the Shooting Star by Amy Hest and Jenni Desmond, Yak and Dove by Kyo Maclear, Poor Little Puppy by Sherry Dean Curreri, I Can’t Sleep by Owen Hart, Fairy Tale Pets by Tracy Corderoy, Henry and Boo! by Megan Brewis, Home in the Rain by Bob Graham, The Girl with the Ghost Machine by Lauren DeStafano, The Great Shelby Holmes Meets Her Match by Elizabeth Fulbert, The Only Lonely Panda by Jonny Lambert, Hibernation Hole by John Kelly, All About Cats by Monika Filipina, Bear Rescue: True-Life Stories Introduction by Virginia McKenna, and Duck and Goose: Honk! Quack! Boo! by Tad Hills,

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King, Where The Sweet Bird Sings by Ella Joy Olsen, Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry, Thief’s Mark by Carla Neggers, An Amish Christmas Love by Beth Wiseman, Amy Clipston Ruth Reid and Kelly Irvin, The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall, No Place I’d Rather Be by Cathy Lamb, Christmas Admirer by Laura Hilton, If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss, The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker, Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton, A Time To Stand by Robert Whitlow, The Dance by Dan Walsh and Gry Smalley, The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies, The Golden Houseby Salman Rushdie, Justice Buried by Patricia Bradley, The Girl Who Takess An Eye For An Eye by David Lagercrantz, There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins, Life of Lies by Sharon Sala, The Christmas Room by Catherine Anderson, and A Snow Country Christmas by Linda Lael Miller.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: How Not to Kill YourHouseplant by Veronica Peerless, Killing England by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugar, Chicken Soup for the Soul ® AnglesAmoung Us by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Amy Newmark, and God is For Real: And He Longs to Answer Your Most Difficult Questions by Todd Burpo,

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 October 4, 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 visiting the library  with your child is a part of your weekly routine.

On Saturday, October 7 at from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, the Scottsville Art Guild in partnership with the Allen County Public Library will offer a free drawing class for all ages. Space is limited, so call 270-237-3861 to reserve your place.

On Thursday, October 12, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, teens are invited to Harry Potter Triva Night. Teens will form teams and compete for prizes. Call 270-237-3861 to register your team.

New books for children this week include:  Simpson’s Sheep Just Want to Sleep! by Bruce Arant, Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals by Gabrielle Balkan, Pick a Pine Tree by Patricia Toht, How to Make Friends with a Ghost by Rebecca Green, Flora and the Ostrich by Molly Idle, Herbert’s First Halloween by Cynthia Rylant, Goodnight Bob by Ann and John Hassett, Princesses Wear Pants by Savannah Guthrie and Alison Oppenheim, The Lost Picnic by B.B. Cronin, The World Is Not a Rectangle by Jeanette Winter, When the Moon Comes by Paul Harbridge, Sam: The Most Scaredy-Cat Kid in the Whole World by Mo Willems, and The Life and Times of Martin Luther by Meike Roth-Beck.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: To Be Where You Are by Jan Karon, The Boy Who Saw by Simon Toyne, Life in Chapel Springs by Ane Mulligan, Lie to Me by J.E. Ellison, They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera, The Good People by Hannah Kent, A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan, Forrest Dark by NicoleKrauss, The Stolen Girls by Patrica Gibney, Finding Love in Friday Harbor Washington by Annette M. Irby, The Orphan Mother by Robert Hicks, When the Bishop Needs an Alibi by Vannetta Chapman, These Healing Hills  by Ann H. Gabhart, Glass Houses by Louise Penny, The Mountain Beteen Us by Charles Martin, Deadly Proof by Rachel Dylan, The Summer That Made Us by Robyn Carr, Wicked Deeds by Heather Graham, Rule of Law by Randy Singer, The Cuban Affair by Nelson Demille, The Wall of Storms by Ken Liu, Hame by Annalena McAfee, Something Like Happy by Eva Woods, Friend Request Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin,  

New Books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Kovels Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide for 2018 by Terry and Kim Kovel, City Farmhouse Style: Designs for a Modern Country Life by Kim Leggett, Prince: Life & Time by Jason Draper, Seven Lessons from Heaven: How Dying Taught Me to Live a Joy-Filed Life by Mary C. Neal, M.D., Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War by James Wright, Back to Basics by Ball Canning,  Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists by Donna Seaman, Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children by Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, PhD and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, PhD and Floral Diplomancy At the White House by Laura Dowling.

New movies this week include: Beatriz at Dinner starring Salma Hayek and John Lithgow, Road Less Travelled  starring Lauren Alaina and Donny Boaz, Wonder Woman starring Gal Gaddot, 2:22 starring Michie Huisman and Teresa Palmer, A Witches’ Ball starring Emily Agard, 47 Meters Down starring Claire Hold,  and Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars starring Casper Van Dien and Dina Meyer.

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 September 27, 2017

On Monday, October 2 at 5:00 pm, school age children are invited to Spooky Science with our favorite science guy, Jason Lindsey.  Call 270-237-3861 to register to attend 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.

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: Star Wars: Jedi Academy: The Force Ovrsleeps by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Ramona’s World by Beverly Cleary, Ramona Forever by Beverly Cleary, Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary, You May Already Be a Winner by Ann Dee Ellsi, Tales from the Haunted Mansion: Midnight at Madame Leota’s by Amicus Arcane, My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish: Jurassic Carp by Mo O’Hara, Lego Play Book:Ideas to Bring Your Bricks to Life by DK Publishing, The Middle Moffat by Eleanor Estes, Rufus M. by Eleanor Estes, and The Moffat Museum by Eleanor Estes, and Thank You God for Grandma by Amy Parker.

New books for young adults: Relationship Skills 101 for Teens by Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, Textrovert by Lindsey Summers, Express Yourself by Emily Roberts, MA, LPC, Ask the Astronaut by Tom Jones, Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky, Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris, Homeless Youth by Cherese Cartlidge, and Girl by Karen Rayne.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Sweet Lake by Christine Nolfie, A Measure of Murder by Leslie Karst, The Chosen by J.R. Ward, The Typewriter’s Tale by Michiel Heyns, Days Without End by Sebastian Barry, The Dress in the Window by Sofia Grant, Hunting Prince Dracula by Keri Maniscalco, Swing Time by Zadie Smith, Found by Shelley Shepard Gray, The Wonder by Emma Donoghue, The Boat Runner by Devin Murphy, The Search by Shelley Shepard Gray, Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty, Haunted by James Patterson and James O. Born, The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld. Crazy House by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet, Miss You by Kate Eberlen, The Boy Who Saw by Simon Toyne, The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott,  The Burning Girl by Claire Messud, and Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton The Vietnam War by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns,  Mammoth Cave Curiosities by Colleen O’Connor Olson, Folk Art & Aging by Jon Kay, As Southern as it Gets by H. Jackson Brown, Jr., Civil War Battlefields by David T. Gilbert, A Very Vintage Christmas by Bob Richter, Salvage Style by Leslie Linsley, Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind by David J. Linden, Gracious by Kelly Williams Brown, Being Elvis: A Lonely Life  by Ray Connolly, The Appalachian Trail by Bart Smith, The Christmas Truce by Terri Blom Crocker, The Made From Scratch Life by Melissa K. Norris, and Sting Like a Bee: Mohammad Ali vs. The United States of America, 1966-1971 by Leigh Montville.

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 September 20, 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: Dogosaurus Rex by Anna Staniszewski, Pete the Cat: Out of This World by James Dean, Thank You, God, for Grandpa by Amy Parker and illustrated by Rosaline Knightley, Here Comes Teacher Cat by Deborah Underwood, Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete by James Dean, Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary, Bob’s Rock by Ann and John Hassett, Minecraft: The Island by Max Brooks, A Dog Like Daisy by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb, These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Brotherband: The Ghostfaces by John Flanagan, My Big Fate Zombie Goldfish: The Seaquel by Mo O’Hara.

New books for young adults:  The Grit Guide for Teens by Caren Baruch-Feldman, Ph.D Image & Imagination by Nick Healy and Kristen McCurry, First and Goal by Jake Byrne, The Boys Who Challenged Hitler by Phillip Hoose, The Release by Tom Isbell, Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys, My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood, Vampire Knight 1 by Matsuri Hino, Graceling by Kristin Gashore, Solo by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess, The Manual to Middle School by Jonathan Catherman and sons Reed and Cole, Every Vote Matters by Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, Generation One by Pittacus Lore, Grief Recovery for Teens by Coral Popowitz, MSW, How to Like Yourself by Cheryl M. Bradshaw, MA, The Mystery: Finding True Love in a World of Broken Lovers by Lacey Sturm, and Botanical Beauty by Aubre Andrus.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Dark Saturday by Nicci French, And The Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich, North of Forsaken by Matthew P. Mayo, The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken, Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett, Use of Force by Brad Thor, The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham, The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman, Four Furlongs by Carol Wright Crigger, Sawbones by Melissa Lenhardt, Arctic Will by Joanne Sundell, Hell’s Half Acre by William W. Johnstone, A Muddied Murder by Wendy Tyson, The Final Vow by Amanda Flower, Need to Know by Fern Michaels, and Shattered by Helen Hardt.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Before I Forget by B. Smith and Dan Gasby, Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, & Slaves in the Age of Jackson by Christina Snyder, The Heart of the Amish by Suzanne Woods Fisher, The Case for Grace by Lee Strobel, Living in a Gray World by Preston Sprinkle, Yoga for Your Mind & Body by Rebecca Rissman,  Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War by James Wright, The American Spirit by David McCullough, Churchill & Orwell: The Fight For Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks, New movies include: Paris Can Wait starring Diane Lane, The Lovers starring Debra Winger and Tracy Letts, Big Little Lies starring Nicole Kidman, The Mummy starring Tom Cruise, Sawallows and Amazons starring Rafe Spall and Andrew Scott, It Comes at Night starring Joel Edgerton, and captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie by Dreamworks.

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 September 20, 2017 2017-10-19T17:35:45+00:00

Library News for September 13, 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.

School age children are invited to Lego My Library on Saturday, September 16 at 11:00 am.

There will be a youth photo class on Saturday, September 23 at 9:30 am.  This is a free program but you must pre-register to attend by calling 270-237-3831.

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: The Only Fish in the Sea by Matthew Cordell, Gnome-A-Geddon by K.A. Holt, The Warlie People by Hye-eun Shin, I’m Smart! by Kate & Jim McMullan, The Bedtime Book by Mary Engelbreit,Quantum Entanglement for Babies by Chris Ferrie, Optical Physics for Babies by Chris Ferrie, Ivy and the Lonely Raincloud by Katie Harnett, Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberly, The Wolf is Hungry by Christian Naumann-Vllemin and Kris DI Giacomo, Plume by Isabelle Simler, Mighty Moby by Barbara Dacosta, Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler, Amanda Panda Quits Kindergarten by Candice Ransom, Molly’s Story: A Dog’s Purpose Novel by W. Bruce Cameron, and Great Escapes: Mount St. Helens 1980: Fiery Eruption by Gare Thompson.

New books for young adults include: The Branded Series: Liberated by Logan Byrne, Feeder: Book One by Eliza Green, Apprentice by Rachele E. Carter, Caped: The Omega Superhero Book One by Darius Brasher, Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol, Chosen by Ted Dekker, Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas, Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare, et al., The Capture by Tom Isbell, Unfiltered: No Shame,No Regrets, Just Me by Lily Collins, Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get It Together (Sort Of) by Arden Rose, Artificial Intelligence by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson, and Teen Incarceration: From Cell Bars to Ankle Bracelets by Patrick Jones.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb, A Column of Fire by Ken Follett, The Romanov Ransom by Clive Cussler, Enigma by Catherine Coulter, Robert B. Parker’s The Hangman’s Sonnet by Reed Farrel Coleman, Handbook for Mortals by Lant Sarem, Michael Vey: The Final Spark by Richard Paul Evans, Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco and James Patterson, Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic, The Proving by Beverly Lewis, Dark Legacy by Christine Feehan, Enemy of the State by Vince Flynn, Legacy of Spies by John LeCarré, Before Evil by Alex Kava, All She Left Behind by Jane Kirkpatrick, Cherished Mercy by Tracie Peterson, and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Where Valor Rests: Arlington  National Cemetery by Rick Atkinson, What Our Mamas Taught Us by Linda Seger, Careers If You Like Music by Laura Roberts, and Project You: More Than 50 Way to Calm Down, De-Stress, and Freel Great by Aubre Andrus and Karen Bluth,

New movies include: Rough Night starring Scarlett Johansson and Kate McKinnon, All Eyez On Me starring Jr. Demetrius Shipp, Megan Leavey starring Kate Mara, The Last Face starring Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem, First starring Hayden Christensen and Bruce Willis, ad Paw Patrol: The Great Pirate 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.

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Library News for September 6, 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.

Tweens are invited to Perler Bead Art on Thursday, September 7 at 5:00 pm.

On Saturday, Septmeber 9, from 10:00 am -12:00 pm,  youth art from the Summer Art Series will be displayed on the library’s front porch.  Light refreshments will be served.

At 2:00 pm on September 9 we’ll have a Grandparents’ Day program.  We’ll be reading stories, offer crafts, a photo booth and snacks. Kids are encouraged to stop by with grandparents.

On Monday, September 11 at 5:00 pm, Colonel Turner, Instructor for Allen County Scottsville  High School’s JROTC, will present a program on flag folding, flag etiquette, and other symbols of patriotism.  All families are invited to attend.

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: Flora and the Chicks by Molly Idle, Goodnight Baseball by Michael Dahl, Seamus’s Short Story by Heather Hartt- Sussman and Milan Pavlović, Magic Tree House: #29: A Big Day for Baseball by Mary Pope Osborne, Me and My Dad! by Alison Ritchie, Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds, Ira Crumb Makes a Pretty Good Friend by Naseem Hrab & Josh Holinaty, This Beautiful Day by Richard Jackson, Walk With Me by Jairo Buitrago & Rafael Yockteng, That Neighbor Kid by Daniel Miyares, Bedtime for Batman by Michael Dahl, Yoga Bug: Simple Poses for Little Ones by Sarah Jane Hinder, Side Tracked by Diana Harmon Asher, Nerdy Birdy Tweets by Aaron Reynolds, Chibi Samurai Wants a Pet by Sanae Ishida, Don’t Color This Book! It’s Cursed  by Emmy Cicierega, The Unofficial Minecrafters Academy Series: Hidden in the Chest by Winter Morgan, and Goodnight Lab: A Scientific Parody by Chris Ferrie.

New books for young adults include:  How to Be a Hepburn in a Kardashian World by Jordan Christy, Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney Stevens, The Gender End by Bella Forrest, The Safest Lies by Megan Miranda, Breakdthrough: How One Teen Innovator Is Changing the World by Jack Andraka, and Game On! Video Game History by Dustin, Hansen,

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong, The Dream Keeper’s Daughter by Emiy Colin, Suddenly Engaged by Julia London, The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang, The Library of Light and Shadow by M.J. Rose, Blame by Jeff Abbott, The Right Time by Danielle Steel, Texas Fire by Janet Dailey, The Room of White Fire by T. Jefferson Parker, Charlatans by Robin Cook, Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton,  The Housekeeper by Suellen Dainty, Let the Dead Speak by Jane Casey.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  You Have a brain by Ben Carson, MD, The Making of a Navy Seal by Brandon Webb, Girls Against Girls: Why We Are Mean to Each Other and How We Can Change by Bonnie Burton, Trashing the Planet: Examining Our Global Garbage Glut by Stuart A. Kallen, Pregnancy and Parenting by Jessica Akin. The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern  South by John T. Edge, and The Floyd Collins Tragedy at Sandy Cave by John Benton,Bill Napper, and Bob Thompson.

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 August 30, 2017

The Scottsville Art Guild will offer a free acrylic art class for students ages 8 – 18 on Thursday August 31 at 4:00 pm. Students will be painting a sunflower.  All supplies will be provided, but you must pre-register to attend as space is limited.  Call 270-237-3861.

The library will be closed on Monday, September 4, for the Labor Day Holiday.

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.

Tweens are invited to Perler Bead Art on Thursday, September 7 at 5:00 pm.

On Saturday, Septmeber 9, from 10:00 am -12:00 pm,  youth art from the Summer Art Series will be displayed on the library’s front porch.  Light refreshments will be served.

At 2:00 pm on September 9 we’ll have a Grandparents’ Day program.  We’ll be reading stories, offer crafts, a photo booth and snacks. Kids are encouraged to stop by with grandparents.

On Monday, September 11 at 5:00 pm, Colonel Turner, Instructor for Allen County Scottsville  High School’s JROTC, will present a program on flag folding, flag etiquette, and other symbols of patriotism.  All families are invited to attend.

New books for children this week include: Hair Pocalypse by Geoff Herbach, Ready, Set, Build! by Meg Fleming, A Different Pond by Bao Phi, Pig the Pug: Winner by Aaron Blabey, L M N O pea-quel by Keith Baker, Another Way to Climb a Tree by Liz Garton Scanlon, Little Junoichi: The Ninja Girl by Sane Ishida, Pokémon: Thunderstshock in Pummelo Stadium adapted by Tracey West, Pokémon: Psyduck Ducks Out adapted by Jennifer Johnson, and Pokémon: Talent Show adapted by Tracey West.

New books for young adults include: Jack The Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco, Gilt Hollow by Lori Langdon, Lost Girls by Merrie Destefano, One of Us Lying by Karen M. McManus, In 27 Days by Alison Gervais, The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda, All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda, Corruption by Jessica Shirvington, This Land Is Our Land by Linda Barrett Osborne, The Gender Plan by Bella Forrest, and We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Ten Dead Comedians by Fred Van Lente, Almost Dead by Lisa Jackson, The Girl with No Name by Diney Costeloe, The Other Side of the World by Stephanie Bishop.  Taming Angelina by Helen Hardt, Gathering the Threads by Cindy Woodsmall, Rose Madder by Stephen King, The Diplomat’s Daughter by Karin Tanabe, Collared by David Rosenfelt, The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne, Sun at Midnight by Rose Thomas, All Is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker, Hello Sunshine by Laura Dave, Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips, What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons, The Locals by Jonathan Dee. The Atlas of Forgotten Places by Jenny D. Williams, Who is Rich? by Matthew Klam, The Cartel by Ashley & JaQuavis and Undertow by Elizabeth Heathcote.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:. The Making of the President 2016 by Roger Stone, Game of Thorns: The Inside Story of Hillary Clinton’s Failed Campaign and Donald Trump’s Winning Strateg by Doug Wead, The Koran for Dummies by Sohaib Sultan, and A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal by Jen Waite.

New movies include: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul starring Jason Drucker, Scales: Mermaids are Real starring Emmy Perry, Kill Switch starring Dan Stevens, and Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor,  

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 August 23, 2017

The Scottsville Art Guild will offer a free acrylic art class for students ages 8 – 18 on Thursday August 31 at 4:00 pm. Students will be painting a flower.  All supplies will be provided, but you must pre-register to attend as space is limited.  Call 270-237-3861.

Story hour will start again in September.  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 this week include: Sam in Winter by Edward van de Vendel, Barkus by Patricia Maclachlan, The Principal’s Underwear is Missing by Holly Kowitt, Mama Lion Wins the Race by Jon J. Muth, Robins: How They Grow Up by Eileen Christelow, Hooray for Birds! by Lucy Cousins, The Emperor’s Ostrich  by Julie Berry, Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls by Beth McMullen, The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya, Dork Diaries: Tales from the Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter by Rachel Renée Russell, A Traitor Among the Boys by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Night Night, Train by Amy Parker, Five-Minute Bedtime Bible Stories retold by Amy Parker.

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

New audiobooks include: Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand, The Lying Game by Ruth Ware, The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill, House of Spies by Daniel Silva, and The Break Down by B.A. Paris.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Bookshop at Water’s End by Patti Callahan Henry, The Café by the Sea by Jenny Colgan, The Captain’s Daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore, Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed, Where Light Falls by Allison and Owen Pataki, Beautiful Animals by Lawrence Osborne, The Fallen by Ace Atkins, The Light Keeper’s Daughter by Jean E. Pendziwol, The Reason You’re Alive by Matthew Quick, Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais,  Monterey Bay by Lindsay Hatton, LoveMurder by Saul Black, Summer of Secrets by Charlotte Hubbard, The Homestead by Linda Byler, Treasuring Amber by Helen Hardt, All or Nothing at  All by Jennifer Probst, When the English Fall by David Williams, and My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Readig with Patrick  by Michelle Kuo, The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs, Find Your Whistle by Christopher Ullman, Bushcraft First Aid by Dave Canterbury & Jason A. Hunt, PhD, How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution by Joel B. Pollak and Larry Schweikart, Big Gal Yoga by Valerie Sagun, Jeff Godon: His Dream, Drive, & Destiny by Joe Garner, and Backyard Foraging by Ellen Zachos.

New movies include: Alien Covenant, starring Michael Fassbender and Rachel Waterson,  The Case for Christ, starring Mike Vogel, Disney’s Descendants 2, starring Sophia Carson, Venice, starring Bruce Willis and John Goodman, Hickok, starring Luke Hemsworth and Trace Adkins, How to Be a Latin Lover, starring Eugenio Derbez, and Spy in the Wild 2 by BBC Earth.

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 23, 2017 2017-09-07T13:03:43+00:00

Library News for August 16, 2017

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 solar eclipse.

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 ar invited to Lego My Library on Saturday, August 19 at 11:00 am.

New books for children this week include: The Plans I Have for You by Amy Parker, Super Manny Stand Up! by Kelly DiPucchio, Take a Picture of Me by James Janderzee, Can You Find My Robot’s Arm? by Chihiro Takeuchi, Sam Sorts by Marthe Jocelyn, How Coal is Formed by Blair Belton, Nora and the Little Blue Rabbit by Martin Berdahl Aamundsen, Bob and Tom by Denys Cazet, The Fox Wish by Kimiko Aman, Samira and the Skeletons by Camilla Kuhn, Cricket in the Thicket by Carol Murray, Doris: The Bookasaurus by Diana Muray, Two Truths and a Lie by Ammi-Joan Paquette & Laurie Ann Thompson, The Girls’ Revnge by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts by AVI, Andy  Sandy and the Big Talent Show by Tomie dePaola, Our Story Begins, edited by Elissa Brent Weissman, Night Guard by Sunne Lea, Pig & Goose and the First Day of Spring by Rebecca Bond, and Wildman by J.C. Geiger.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Under a Summer Sky by Melody Carlson, One of the Boys by Daniel Margariel,  The One-Eyed Man by Ron Currie, Exposed by Lisa Scottoline, The Store by James Patterson and Richard Dilallo, I Know A Secret by Tess Gerretson, Seeing Red by Sandra Brown, Belgravia by Julian Fellowes, Amanda Wakes Up by Alysyn Camerota,  Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters, The Risen by Ron Rash, Rebellion by Molly Patterson, Chasing Down a Dream by Beverly Jenkins, Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza, Rituals by Kelley Armstrong, The Wilding Sisters by Eve Chase, and The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: I Can Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, Drums by Travis Barker with Gavin Edwards, First Aid Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Everyone by DK Publishing, Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes by Richard A. Clarke and R.P. Eddy, Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups-Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor who Turned $100,00 into $100,000,000 by Jason Calacanis, Comparative Religion for Dummies by William P. Lazarus and Mark Sullivan, Sons and Soldiers by Bruce Henderson and Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment by DK Publishing.

New movies include: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword starring Charlie Hunnam and Jude Law, Snatched starring Amy Schumer and Goldi Hawn, The Exception starring Lily James and Jai Courtney,  The Sea starring Ciaran Hinds and Charlotte Rampling, Undercover Grandpa starrin James Caan and Louis Gossett Jr, Blind starring Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore, and The Hunter’s Prayer starring Sam Worthington.

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 16, 2017 2017-09-07T13:02:58+00:00

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 9, 2017 2017-08-09T10:12:59+00:00