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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 25, 2017 2017-02-03T13:28:16+00:00

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 18, 2017 2017-02-03T13:26:27+00:00

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 11, 2017 2017-01-12T14:53:53+00:00

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 January 4, 2016 2017-01-05T15:25:27+00:00

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.

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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.

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 2016-12-21T15:39:37+00:00

Library News for October 26, 2016

Trick or Treat BorderThe Trick o’ Treat  Parade will start at the library courtyard at 10:00 am on Friday, October 28 at 10:00 pm. Children are invited to dress up and visit merchants for Trick o’ Treats around the square. A parent or guardian must accompany each child.

On Monday, October 31 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to participate in the Zombie Apocalypse. Teens will transform into Zombies and terrorize the underground chambers of the library.  Brainfood and swamp water will be provided.

If you want to learn to knit or crochet, Loose Ends will teach you. They meet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

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.

New books for children include: Hooray for Hat! by Brian Won, Faraway Fox by Jolene Thompson, 88 Instruments by Chris Barton, If Jesus Came to My House by Joan G. Thomas, Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin, Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke, The  Changelings by Christina Soontornvat, I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 by Lauren Tarshis,  Wings of Fire: Legends: Darkstalker by Tuit T. Sutherland, Lucy and the Neanderthal by Jeffrey Brown, In Focus: Close-Ups, Cross Sections & Cutaways  by Libby Waldon, and Wilderness: An Interactive Atlas of Animals by Hannah Pang and illustrated by Jenny Wren, A Very Fairy Princess Attitude of Gratitude by Julie Andrews.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Whistler by John Grisham,  The Penny Jumper by James Grippando, The Boat Rocker by Ha Jin, Sex, Lies & Serious Money by Stuart Woods, The Mirror Sisters by V.C. Andrews, The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P.D. James, Mrs. Jeffries Wins the Prize by Emily Brightwell, For Cheddar or Worse by Avery Aames, The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum by Kristen Weiss, The Final Tap by Amanda Flower, A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny, The Life She Wants by Robyn Carr, Long Way Gone by Charles Martin, and Love Her Madly by M. Elizabeth Lee, The Christmas Secret by Wanda E. Brunstetter, The Paris Librarian by Mark Pryor.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  My Life as a Beach Boy by Mike Love, Dog Gone: A Lost Pet’s Extraordinary Journey and the Family He Brought Him Home by Puls Toutonghi, Hero of the Empire:The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Miller, In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox by Carol Burnett, In the Company of Women: Inspiratin and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs by Grace Bonney, Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard.

New movies include: Independence Day: Resurgence starring Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldbloom, Jurassic World starring Chris Pratt, Disney Alice Through The Looking Glass starring Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway, and Barbie & Her Sisters in a Puppy Chase.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free with a photo I.D. and a recently postmarked piece of mail.  If there’s a special book, movie, or music artist you would like to see offered, please let us know. We’ll do our best to meet your needs.

Library News for October 26, 2016 2017-11-08T14:33:53+00:00

Library News for October 12, 2016

Slider--Childrens-programmingPreschool 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.

Lego My Library will meet at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 15th. Kids ages six through teens are invited to join us for Lego build challenges.

If you want to learn to knit or crochet, Loose Ends will teach you. They meet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

New books for children include: How This Book Was Made by Mac Barnett and Adam Rex, In Plain Sight by Richard Jackson, Infographics for Kids by Susan Martineau and Vicky Barker, Over In the Grasslands: On an African Savanna by Marianne Berkes, The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters by Megan Miller, Lucy & Company by Marianne Dubuc, Pond by Jim La Marche, Yellow Ball by Molly Bang, The Very Fluffy Kitty: Papillon by A.N. Kang, Cam Jansen: Case #13: The Mystery at the Haunted House by David A. Adle, Rise of the Wolf by Jennifer A. Nielsen, Lucy by Randy Cecil, Play With Me by Marie Hall Ets, The Wizard’s Wand: The Ninth Adventure in The Kindgom of Fantasy   by Geronimo Stilton, and Fancy Nancy: Best Reading Buddies by Jane O’Connor.
New books for young adults include: 13 Days of Midnight by Leo Hunt, The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron, The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis, Last True Love Story by Brendan Kiely, The Necromancer: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott, Tell Me Something Real by Calla Devlin, The Hawkweed Prophecy by Irena Brignull, The Reader by Traci Chee, Emire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas, The Dead Boyfriend by R.L. Stine, Vampire Knight 17 by Matsuri Hino, and Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson, Farmed and Dangerous by Edith Maxwell, Interference by Amélie Antoine, Manitou Canyon by William Kent Krueger, Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra, A Scot in the Dark by Sarah MacLean, Summit by Harry Farthing, The Undoing of St. Silvaus by Beth Moore, Blind Sight by Carol O’Connell, Blood Wedding by Pierre Lemaitre, Bright, Precious Days by Jay MacInereny, The Candidate by Lisa Wiehl, Change of Heart by Nicole Jacqueline, and The Thorn Keeper by Pepper Basham.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Looking Back by Lois Lowry, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance, A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs In-Between by Linda Thompson,  Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin, Real Life Family Photography by Amy Drucker and When Our Grown Kids Disappoint Us by Jane Adams.

New movies include: Central Intelligence by Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson, Cell starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson, The Shallows starring Blake Lively, Warcraft starring Travis Fimmel and Paula Patton, and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates starring Zac Efron and Adam Devine.

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 y

Library News for October 12, 2016 2017-11-08T14:33:53+00:00

Library News for September 28

AdobeStock_94192789Fall Break week is full of great programs for kids of all ages. On Monday, October 3 we’ll offer two youth painting classes: at 10:00 a.m. we’ll host kids ages 10 and under, at 1:00 pm, students older than 10 are are invited. On Wednesday, October 5 at 1:00 pm we’ll decorate pumkins with Ms. Pam (kids of all ages), on Thursday, October 6 at 1:00 pm we’ll offer Board Games & More with Ms. Amanda, on Thursday, October 6 at 5:00 pm we’ll have a Perler Beads Craft for teens, and on Friday, October 7 at 1:00 pm we’ll have “Fear Factor” with Ms. Dee for tweens & teens. We hope all students have a wonderful and safe Fall vacation.

The Scottsville Art Guild will offer an acrylic class for adults on Saturday, October 1st at 10:00 am. Supplies will be provided for this free workshop, but you must pre-register to attend.  On Saturday, October 8 at 10:00 a.m., we’ll offer and adult class on twig sculpture with Ms. Jamie.

New books for children this week include: A Hop is Up by Kristy Dempsey,  Hooray for Today! by Brian Won, The ABC Bunny by Wanda Gág, Cleonardo, The Little Inventor by Mary GrandPré,  Blueberries for Sale by Robert McCloskey, A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston, Hank’s Big Day: The Story of a Bug by Evan Kuhlman and Chuck Groenink, Tales from the Scaremast by B.A. Frade and Stacia Deutsch,  Friday Barnes Under Suspicion by R.A. Spratt, Cam Jansen: The Wedding Cake Mystery by David A Adler, Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi, Goosebumps Horror Land: Revenge of the Living Dummy by R.L.Stine, and Minecraft: The Survivors’ Book of Secrets by Mojang.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett, A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler, Debt to Pay by Robert B. Parker, Fates and Traitors by Jennifer Chiaverini, Crowned and Dangerous by Rhys Bowen, Pirate by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell, Good as Gone by Amy Gentry, The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd, The Kingdom of Speech by Tom Wolfe, Family Tree by Susan Wiggs, Sunrise Crossing  by Jodi Thomas, Killfile by Chirstopher Farnsworth, Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer, Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers, Valley of the Moon by Melanie Gideon, First Star I See Tonight  by Susan Elizabeth Phillips, With Love From The Inside by Angela Pisel, Rise The Dark by Michael Koryta, Devil’s Gambit by Lisa Jackson, No Pity for the Dead by Nancy Herriman,Cold Hand In Mine by Robert Aickman, The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood, Just  Kiss by Denise Hunter, In the Land of Milk and Honey by Jane Jensen, and Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Riley Unlikely by Riley Banks-Snyder with Lisa Velthouse, Unlikely Friendships: Dogs by Jennifer S. Holland, When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart by Joel L. Young, with Christine Adamec, The Drug and Alcohol Cure by Patricia A. Carlisle, Carry On: A Story of Resulience, Redemption, An Unlikely Family by Lisa Fenn, and Guinness World Records 2017.

New movies include: Now You See Me 2 starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mark Ruffalo, Marvel’s Civil War starring Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr., God’s of Egypt starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldali with Gerard Butler, The Choice starring Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer, The Conjuring 2 starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson, Goosebumps starring Jack Black, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.

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 28 2017-11-08T14:33:53+00:00

Library News for September 21

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.

SAdobeStock_94192789eptember is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. To celebrate, we’re going to have a drawing for a new E-reader. New patrons who sign up during the month of September are eligible to participate. Stop by the library with a photo I.D. and a recently postmarked piece of mail to get your free library card.

Fall Break is full of great programs for kids of all ages. On Monday, October 3 at 10:00 am, we have a Youth Painting Class for students up to 12 years of age. At 2:00 pm on Monday, we’ll have a Teen Painting Class. On Wednesday, October 5th at 1:00 pm we’ll decorate pumkins with Ms. Pam (kids of all ages), on Thursday, October6 at 5:00 pm we’ll have a Perler Beads Craft for teens, and on Friday, October 7 at 1:00 pm we’ll have “Fear Factor” with Ms. Dee for tweens & teens. All programs are free, but space is limited. Call 270-237-3861 to register.

New books for children include:  NanoBots by Chris Gall, Ned the Knitting Pirate by Diana  Murray, Ogres Awake! by James Sturm, The People of the Town: Nursery-Rhyme Friends For You and Me by Alan Marks, Otter: The Best Job Ever by Sam Garton, A Perfect Mess by Steve Breen, Please Say Please! by Kyle Webster, Poppy Pickle by Emma Yarlett, Poptropica: The Lost Expedition by Mitch Krpata, Quit Calling Me a Monster by Jory John, Snow White: A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan, The Left Handed Fate by Kate Milford, and Moo by Sharon Creech,     

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryan Greenwood, A Week in Paris by Rachel Hore, The Commodore by P.T. Deutermann, A Plain and Sweet Christmas by Jerry Eicher, Olivia Nowport, and others, The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin by Stephanie Knipper, The Regulars by Georgia Clark, All the Governor’s Men by Katherine Clark, Live and Let Grow by Laurien Berenson, The Room with the Second-Best View by Virginia Smith, The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena, My Sister’s Prayer by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould, The More They Disappear by Jesse Donaldson, The Nix by Nathan Hill, Results May Vary by Bethany Chase, Still Here by Lara Vapnyar, The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore, The Matchmakers of Minnow Bay by Kelly Harms, Kilt at the Highland Games by Kaitlyn Dunnett, The Dollhouse by Finoa Davis,  Arrowood by Laura McHugh, The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney, Girl Underwater by Claire Kellis, Breakway by Kat Spears, Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton, Drive Time by Hank Phillippi Ryan, and Love’s Faithful Promise by Susan Anne Mason.

New movies include: Hard Target 2 starring Scott Adkins, Now You See Me 2 starring Jesse Eisenberg and Dave Franco, The Meddler starring Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne, Love and Friendship starring Kate Beckinsale and Chlo Sevigny, The Nice Guys starring Ryan Gosling, When Calls the Heart starring Erina Krakow and Daniel Lissing, The Mermaid starring Yun Lin and Chao Deng, Traded starring Trace Adkins and Michael Pare, and Ratchet & Clank featuring the voices of Paul Giamatti and John Goodman, Bella Thorne, and Sylvester Stallone.

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 21 2017-11-08T14:33:53+00:00