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Library News for September 14

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

Lego My Library will meet on Saturday, September 17, from 11:00 – 12:30. Members will be separated into age groups and build unique creations that will be displayed for three weeks. Library patrons will vote on their favorites and all participants will have a chance to win prizes by attending. Lego My Library Club meets every third Saturday of the month.

September 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.

New books for children include:  Dog Man by Dav Pilkey, Emerson Barks by Liza Woodruff, Everyone is Yawning by Anita Bijsterbosch, Freak the Mighty by W.R. Philbrick, The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo by Laura Murray, Ginny Louise & The School Field Day by Tammi Sauer, Giraffes Ruin Everything by Heidi Schulz, Calliope the Muse by Joan Holub, Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn by Kenard, Pac, Hour of the Doomed Dog by Sam Hay, The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De la Cruz, Let Me Finish by Minh Lae, Makoons by Louise Erdrich, Meet Captain America by Elizabeth Rudnick, and My Friend Maggie by Hannah Harrison.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Montana Rescue by Scottsville’s Kim Law, A Robot in the Garden by Deborah Install, Love Her Madly by M. Elizabeth Lee, The Last Road Home by Danny Johnson, The First Hostage by Joel C. Rosenberg, The Book of Mysteries by Jonathan Cahn, Nothing Short of Dying by Erik Storey, Carousel Court by Joe McGinniss, Jr., Leaving Oxford by Janet W. Ferguson, Captured by Dennis Jernigan, Saving Jax by Ramona Gray, The Teflon Queen 5: Deep Cover by Silk White, Misconceptions by Colleen Scott, Dodging Destomu by Derina Babcock, Long Shot by Jack Coughlin with Donald A. Davis, The Golden Age by Joan London, Finding Father Christmas/Engaging Father Christmas by Robin Jones Gunn, The Valley by Helen Bryan, Die Like an Eagle by Donna Andrews, Survivors Will Be Shot Again by Bill Crider, In Twenty Years by Allison Winn Scotch,  Miss Dimple and the Slightly Bewildered Angel by Mignon F. Ballard, and The Beauty of the End by Debbie Howells.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die? by Tod Benoit, Liars by Glenn Beck, Done With The Crying by Sheri McGregor, M.A., Josiah’s Fire by Tahni Cullen with Cheryl Ricker, (un) Natural Mom by Hettie Brittz, Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Mission by Nicholas Irving with Gary Brozek, Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter by Barbara Leaming, and Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon by Larry Tye

New movies include: Money Monster starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts, Maggie’s Plan starring Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke and Julianne Moore, In-Lawfully Yours starring Marilu Henner and Joe Williamson, Genius starring Colin Firth, Jude Law and Nicole Kidman, The Dog Lover starring James Remar and Lea Thomson, and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 starring Nia Vardalos and John Corbett.

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 31

Slider--Childrens-programmingRegular Story Hour will resume in September. 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 weekly routine.

On Thursday, September 8 at 5:00 pm, teens/tweens are invited to attend a program on Perler Bead Art. On Monday, September 12 at 5:00 pm, students should join our Serious About Science program – Cubelets with Jason Lindsey.  Call 237-3861 to registers for these free programs or stop by the circulation desk. Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet. Join us on Tuesdays at 3:30 pm to learn these creative crafts.

New books for children include:  Beauty and The Beast retold by Mahlon F. Craft and illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft, Grandma Lives in a Perfume Village by Fang Suzhen and Sonja Danowski, I Love My Mommy by Tiger Tales, Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch by Serena Valentino, and Gabby Duran and the Unsittables by Elise Allen & Daryle Conners.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Close to You by Kara Isaac, After the Thaw by Therese Heckenkamp, Missing by Lisa Harris, Little Girl Gone by Gerry Schmitt, Out of Time by Mario Diana, The Artisan’s Wife by Judith Miller, Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst, Always With You by Elaine Stock, On The Edge by Theresa Santy, Insidious by Catherine Coulter, The Course of Love by Alain De Botton, The Beauty of The End by Debbie Howells, The Girl Before by Rena Olsen, The Promise of Jesse Woods by Chris Fabry, I Will Send Rain by Rae Meadows, Leaving Lucy Pear by Anan Solomon, Ghost Sniper by Scott McEwen, The Heavenly Table by Donald Ray Pollock, A Sinful Calling by Kimberla Lawson Roby, All The Missing Girls by Megan Miranda, All In by Simona Ahrnstedt, Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger, In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi, You’ll Miss Me When I’m Gone by Kevin O‘Brien, Fatal Thunder by Larry Bond, Honor Redeemed by Christine Johnson, To Follow Her Heart by Rebecca DeMarino, The Children by Ann Leary, H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald, The Trap by Melanie Raabe,, Just Life by Neil Abramson, Girl in the Afternoon by Serena Burdick, Eden Hill by Bill Higgs, With All My Heart: Romance Collection Karen Wemeyer, Jody Hedlund, Melissa Jagears, Jen Turano, & Sarah Loudin Thomas, That Darkness by Lisa A. Black, If I Forget You by Thomas Christopher Greene, The Invoice by Jonas Karlsson, and A Worthy Heart by Susan Anne Mason.

New books for teens include: Promise by Amber Garr, Bound by Spells by Stormy Smith, Michael Vey: Rise of the Elgen by Richard Paul Evans, Don’t You Trust Me?  by Patrice Kindl,  Just Friends  by Billy Taylor, How to Keep Rolling After a Fall  by Karole Cozo, All the Feels by Danika Stone, and Mindspeak by Heather Sunseri.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf included: While My Child Is Away  by Edie Melson, The Care Effect: Unleashing the Power of Compassion by David Crosby, Presto! How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales by Penn Jillette, The Course of Love by Alain De Botton, Waking the Spirit: A Musician’s Journey Healing Body, Mind, and Soul by Andrew Schulman, Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst, Your Powerful Prayers by Susie Larson, Invisible Influence by Jonah Berger, and The True Tails of Baker and Taylor by Jan Louch with Lisa Rogak.

DIgitalBooks IconTo access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, you need 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 3

 

WE ARE ONE!  The Allen County Pubic Library and school libraries have united which allows students in the Allen County School System to have access to tons of great resources.  Since its launch, over 3,000 students will receive benefits from the merge.  All students will have access to digital resources to aid in their school work.  100+ teachers will be able to use digital services at no additional cost.  Better resources equal better learning for your child.  This conversion includes subscription to 50+ online magazines, downloadable books & audio through OverDrive & OneClickDigital, Consumer Reports, free homework help with Tutor.com, free online classes, WorldBook Encyclopedia, Ancestry.com, Kentucky Virtual Library, Test & Ed. Reference, Cypress Resume, Kentucky Legal Form, Mango Languages, plus access to over 85,000 titles. This partnership is made possible by the Allen County Public Library and the Allen County School System. This change will help shape our future. To view all the resources available to students, visit www.allencountylibrary.com.

New books for children include: Daisy-Head Mayzie by Dr. Seuss, Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile by James Patterson, A Tiger Tale by Mike Boldt, Lion Lessons by Jon Agee, Old MacDonald Had a Dragon by Ken Baker, When Edgar Met Cecil by Kevin Luthardt, The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra Deedy, The Day the President Was Shot by Bill O’Reilly, Horse Care for Kids by Cherry Hill, The Seventh Wish by Kate Messner, Nightmares & Fairy Tales by Serena Valentino, Which Way to the Wild West? by Steve Sheinkin, Freaky Fast Frankie Joe by Lutricia Clifton,  Big Nate: Welcome to My World by Lincoln Peirce, Big Nate: Thunka, Thunka, Thunka by Lincoln Pierce, and Minnie & Daisy: Best Friends Forever by Disney Comics.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Robert B. Parker’s Slow Burn by Ace Atkins, The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray, Books of a Feather by Kate Carlisle, By the Numbers by Jen Lancaster, The Space Between Sisters by Mary McNear, The Sun in Your Eyes by Deborah Shapiro, Untethered by Julie Lawson Timmer, Leage of Dragons by Naomi Novik, Among the Wicked by Linda Castillo, Villa America by Liza Klaussmann, Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper, The Heart Answers by Colleen Coble, The Saddle Maker’s Son by Kelly Irvin, Since She Went Away by David Bell, The Tumbling Turner Sisters by Juliette Fay, Vengeance by Zane, Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash, Love May Fall by Matthew Quick, The Light of Paris by Eleanor Brown, and  Night of the Animals by Bill Brown.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf included: With My Eyes Wide Open by Brian “Head” Welch with Carol Traver, and Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong.

New movies this week include: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, The Perfect Match starring Terrence J and Cassie Ventura, Miles Ahead starring Don Cheadle and Ewan McGregor, Elvis & Nixon starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, Criminal starring Kevin Costner and Gary Oldman, The Boss starring Melissa McCarthy, and Underdogs featuring the voices of Ariana Grande and Nicholas Hoult.

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 July 27

Summer reading is over and I want to say a big thank you to Ms. fit_bit3Amanda and Ms. Delonda for making it our most successful summer reading program ever.  We had 309 and children register, 452 kids attended, with 286 parents and guardians.
Congratulations to Shane Kendall, Gavin Scott, Maelyn Witt, Timothy Spearman and Kaylea Biggs. These kids won the drawings for fit bits. Every child who attended the last program was allowed to take home a free book and the 128 kids who turned in reading logs won other prizes. fit_bit_1Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we had many prize giveaways.  Thanks to all the parents and guardians who took time from their busy schedule to bring children to the library this summer.fit_bit2

Our collection is always growing. Check out these new selections for children: The Class by Boni Ashburn and Kimberly Gee, Minecraft Lab for Kids by John Miller and Chris Fornell Scott, Beneath the Sun by Melissa Stewat, Little House: A Counting Book by Helen Musselwhite, OOKO by Esmé Shapiro, Cecil the Lion by Billy Portwood, The Mixed-Up Truck by Stephen Savage, Dork Diaries OMG All About Me  Diary! by Rachel Renée Russell, Grover Cleveland, Again! by Ken Burns, Make Way For Readers by Judy Sierra and G. Brian Karas, Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill, Secrets of the Manor by Adele Whitby, Kizzy Ann Stamps by Jeri Watts, and The Voyage to Magical North by Claire Fayers.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Midnight by Sister Souljah, All Is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker, Jade Dragon Mountain by Elsa Hart, The Dog That Whispered by Jim Kraus, In His Place by Harry C. Griffith, The Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger, When the Soul Mends by Cindy Woodsmall, Change of Heart by Rachel J. Good, Meek and Mild by Olivia Newport, The Candidates by Matthew S. Hiley, Hope Crossing: The Complte Ada’s House Trilogy by Cindy Woodsmall, The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale, Sons and Daughter of Ease and Plenty by Ramona Ausubel, The Honeymoon by Dinita Smith,  Portrait of a Conspiracy by Donna Russo Morin, Last Light by C.J. Lyons, Amish by Accident by J.E.B. Spredemann, An Undeniable Secret by J.E.B. Spredmann, Midnight and the Meaning of Love by Sister Souljah, The Novice by Taran Matharu, and Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Star Trek: The Official Guide to Our Universe by Andrew Fazekas, After the Wind: Tragedy on Everest, One Survivor’s Story by Lou Kasischke, The Stream by James Robison, Chick Soup for the Soul: The Spirit of America, Forward by Lee Woodruff,  But What If We’re Wrong? By Chuck Klosterman, Girl in the Woods by Aspen Matis, Will & I: A Memoir by Clay Byars, The Novel Cure by Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin.

If you or someone you know is homebound, call 270-237-3861 and ask for our free bookmobile home delivery service.

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 July 6, 2016

Screenshot (42)Summer reading is underway. “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!”  The following special programs start at 1:00 pm: July 7 – Science Olympics with Jason Lindsey, July 12 – Runaway Puppet Theater with Ed May, July 14-Water Safety with Bobber the Water Safety Dog, July 19-Olympian Crafts (All Day Event – Come and Go), and July 21-Nature’s Olympics with Animal Tales.

Screenshot (40)Get In the Game: Read” is the teen theme. These special teen programs also start at 1:00 pm: July 6-Geocaching, July 13-Minute to Win It!, and July 20-Life Size Games

All programs are free and every registered child who turns in a reading log will be eligible for prize drawings.  We’re giving away eight Fitbits thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library. Even if your name isn’t drawn, every child who turns in a reading log will win something and every child who attends the program on the last day will get to choose a book to keep.

New books for children include:  Giddy-Up Buckaroos! by Shanda Trent, There’s a Bison Bouncing on the Bed! by Paul Bright, Galactic Hot Dogs: The Wiener Strikes Back by Max Brallier, Rachel Maguire & Nichole Kelley, Can I Tell You a Secret? by Anna Kang, Let’s Go to Sleep by Maisie Reade, Fair Wold by Stella A. Caldwell, Squish Squash Squeeze! by Tracey Corderoy, August and His Smile by Catherine Rayner, Thank You and Good Night by Jon Gordon, 1 BigSalad: A Delicious Counting Book by Juana Medina, Fish by Liam Francis Walsh, The Moon’s Almost Here by Patricia MacLachlan, London City Trails by Lonely Planet Kids, With Any Luck, I’ll Driv a Truck by David Friend, Pete the Cat’s Got Class by James Dean, Time for Earth School, Dewey Dew by Leslie Staub, The Storyteller by Evan Turk, Milk Goes to School by Terry Border, and It Came in the Mail by Ben Clanton.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Games by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan, Defender by Diana Palmer, Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner, The Charmers by Elizabeth Adler, We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley, Foxing the Geese by Janet Woods, Faux Paw by Sofie Kelley, White Colander Crime by Victoria Hamilton, Crowned and Moldering by Kate Carlisle, Basket Case by Nancy Haddock, Magic by Danielle Steel, Make Me Love You by Johanna Lindsey, Panacea by F. Paul Wilson, Someone Always Knows by Marcia Muller, When We Were Sisters by Emilie Richards, Twisted Rivers by Siobhán MacDonald, First Comes Love by Emily Giffin, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante, The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominc Smith and The Coutship Basket by Amy Clipston.

New books on the young adult shelf include: You Know Me Well by Nina La Cour & David Levithan, Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum, The Only Thing Worse Than Me is You by Lily Anderson, Riders by Veronica Rossi, Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes, American Girls by Alison Umminger, Don’t Get Caught: Let the Prank War Begin by Kurt Dinan, The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson, This is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp, The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine, My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul, Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, and The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library0get a free library card 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 June 29, 2016

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day.

It’s not too late to register for summer reading, but time is running out. “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!”   Special programs that start at 1:00 pm include:

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July 5 – Reading Magic with magician Bruce Amato

July 7 – Science Olympics with Jason Lindsey

July 12 – Runaway Puppet Theater with Ed May

July 14-Water Safety with Bobber the Water Safety Dog

July 19-Olympian Crafts (All Day Event – Come and Go)

July 21-Nature’s Olympics with Animal Tales.

Get In the Game: Read” is the teen theme. These special teen programs also start at 1:00 pm.Screenshot (40)

July 6-Geocaching

July 13-Minute to Win It!

July 20-Life Size Games

All programs are free and every registered child who turns in a reading log will be eligible for prize drawings.  We’re giving away eight Fitbits thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library. Even if your name isn’t drawn, every child who turns in a reading log will win something and every child who attends the program on the last day will get to choose a book to keep.

New books for children include:  The Five Rollatinis by Jan B. Balet, The Thinking Book by Sandol Stoddard Warburg, Explore Fossils! by Cynthia Light Brown & Grace Brown, The Great Depression by Marcia Amidon Lusted, Counting Stars by Catherine Rayner, Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen by Serena Valentino, How Many Sleeps ‘til My Birthday? by Mark Sperring, Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois by Amy Novesky, Nobody Likes Goblins by Ben Hatke, Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate by Anita Yasuda, Waiting For Augusta by Jessica Lawson, and Books by Murray McCain and John Alcorn.  

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: How to Start a Fire by Lisa Lutz, Flight Patterns by Karen White, A Study in Sable by Mercedes Lackey, The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett, Fading Starlight by Kathryn Cushman, Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett, Dishonorable Intentions by Stuart Woods, Sweet Bitter by Stephanie Danler, I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan, A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker,  June by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix, The Cavendon Luck by Barbra Taylor Bradford, God Pretty in the Tobacco Field by Kim Michele Richardson, and The Sender by Kevin Elko and Bill Beausay.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Your Pregnancy: Week by Week by Glade B. Curtis, M.D. a and Judith Schuler, M.S., What to Expect When You’re Expecting 5th Ed. By Heide Murkoff and Sharon Mazel, Bare Bones by Bobby Bones, By Honor Bound by Tom Orris and Mike Thornton with Dick Couch, and The Memory Diet by Judi and Shari Suzker.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Don’t forget that magazines books and videos are available to download for fee with your Allen County Public 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 June 22, 2016

Child-Facebook-CSLP2016Summer reading registration is underway. Our summer reading theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!”  Weekly programs start in July. Keep reading the Library News for program updates or follow us on Facebook. Students can also join our Buggy Book Club and win prizes weekly for checking out and reading books.  We hope visiting the library a part of your weekly routine.

New books for children include: Amos and the Moon by Jan B. Balet, The Wing on a Flea by Ed Emberley, Big Fish Little Fish by Tiger Tales, Engineering: Cool Women Who Design by Vicki V. May, Big Nate: From the Top by Lincoln Peirce, Galactic Hot Dogs: Cosmoe’s Wiener Getaway by Max Brallier, Rachel Maguire, and Nichole Kelley, Gold Fish by Nat Luurtsema, Touch and Trace Farm by Tiger Tales, Presidential Elections and Other Cool Facts by Syl Sobel, J.D., 4th Ed.,  Renewable Energy: Discover the Fuel of the Future with 20 Projects by Joshua Sneldman and Erin Twamley, How to Catch a Leprechaun by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton, Time Stoppers by Carrie Jones, Friends To The Rescue by Suzanne Chiew, and Bring Me A Rock! by Daniel Miyares.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Lawyer for the Dog by Lee Robinson, The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin, Deliah: Treacherous Beauty by Angela Hunt, The Beautiful Pretender by Melanie Dickerson, Cold Barrel Zero by Mathew Quirk, Deception Island by Brynn Kelly, No Other Will Do by Karen Witemeyer, Into the Free by Julie Cantrell, Shadow War by Sean McFate,  Liberty’s Last Stand by Stephen Coonts, The After Party by Anton Disclafani, Someone Like You by Victoria Bylin, Her One an Only by Becky Wade, The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth Church, Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman, The Noise of Time by Julian Banres, Anatomy of a Soldier by Harry Parker, Falling by Elisha Cooper, Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley, The Girls by Emma Cline, Barksins by Annie Proulx, Brighton by Michael Harvey, The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman, Murder on the Quai by Cara Black, The Freeman by Joe Hill, Under the Harrow  by Flynn Berry, Widow-Maker by Paul Doiron, Charcoal Joe by Walter Mosley, and Duty and Honor by Grant Blackwood.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: The Maximum Security Book Club by Mikita Brottman, How May We Hate You? Notes from the Concierge Desk by Anna Drezen and Todd Dakotah Briscoe, Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans At War by Mary Roach, Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt, Braving It: A Father, A Daughter, and and Unforgettable Journey Into the Alaskan Wild by James Campbell, The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers by Gary Chapman, and Kill Jeff Davis: The Union Raid on Richmond, 1864 by Bruce M. Venter.

New movies this week include: The Confirmation starring Clive Owen, Hello, My Name is Doris starring Sally Field, Gridlocked starring Dominic Purcell, Eddie The Eagle starring Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton, Get a Job starring Miles Teller, London Has Fallen starring Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman, I Am Potential starring Burgess Jenkins and Jimmy Bellinger, Lea to the Rescue by American Girl, and Hail Caesar! Starring Josh Broline and Geroge Clooney.

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 June 15

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Thank you to everyone who donated books or bought books at the annual Friends of the Library book sale. The Friends of the Library deserve a special thank you for working so hard, and also thank you to the ladies from the Allen County Detention Center for helping us unpack and arrange books for the sale.

Summer reading registration is underway. Our summer reading Child-Facebook-CSLP2016theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!”  Weekly programs start in July. Keep reading the Library News for program updates or follow us on Facebook. Students can also join our Buggy Book Club and win prizes weekly for checking out and reading books.  We hope visiting the library is a part of your weekly routine.

The youth lego club will meet on Saturday, June 18, from 11:00 pm – 12:30 pm.Legos

If you want to learn how to turn trash into compost, join us at 1:00 on Saturday, June 18. Sign up for either program by calling 270-237-3861. compost banner

New books for children include:  Flying Frogs and Walking Fish by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, Thunder Boy, Jr. by Sherman Alexie, Chicken in Space by Adam Lehrhaupt, The Secret Subway by Henry Holt,  The Girl in the Tower by Lisa Schroeder, Some Kinds of Happiness by Claire Legrand, Our Teacher is a Vampire and other True Stories by May Amato, Save Me a Seat by Gita Varadarajan, Poison is not Polite by Robin Stevens, Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk, The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island y Dana Alison Levy, Hippopotamister by John Patrick Green, Before We Met by Laura Krauss Melmed, Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure by Doreen Cronin, Strudel’s Forever Home y Martha Freeman, As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds, Brave Like Me by Barbara Kerley, The Unsolved Myster of Haunted Houses by Katherine Krohn, The Renaissance by Mary Quicley.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: All Summer Long by Melody Carlson, Dear Fang, With Love by Rufi Thorpe, Wintering by Peter Geye, Lawyer for the Cat by Lee Robinson, Mystery Summer by Hanah McKinnon, Monsters: A Love Story by Liz Kay, The Gilded Years by Karin Tanabe, Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley, Homecoming by Yaa Gyasi, A Hero of France by Alan Furst, End of Watch by Stephen King, Elizabeth by John Guy, Modern Lovers by Emma Straub, The Blue Bath by Mary Waters-Sayer, A Shade of Vampire by Bella Forrest, The Sport of Kings by C.E. Morgan, When Jesus Wept by Brodie & Brock Toene

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: The True Tails of Baker and Taylor by Jan Louch with Lisa Rogak, The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell, The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones by Rich Cohen, The View From the Cheap Seats by Neil Gaiman, The Dog Merchants by Kim Kavin, The Apache Wars by Paul Andrew Hutton, The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America by Jonathan Tasini, and Mayo Clinic: A to Z Health Guide edited by Scott C. Litin, M.D.,

New movies this week include: Jarhead 3: The Siege  starring Scott Atkins and Charlie Weber, 13 hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi starring James Badge Dale and John Krasinski and Disney’s Zootopia.

To access our digital resources or to borrow a book, movie 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 June 8

 

Summer reading registration is underway. Our summer reading theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!”  Weekly programs Child-Facebook-CSLP2016start in July. Keep reading the Library News for program updates or follow us on Facebook. Students can also join our Buggy Book Club and win prizes weekly for checking out and reading books.  We hope visiting the library a part of your weekly routine.

Book-Sale-BannerThe annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Books will be on sale for $1.00 per bag.  Stop by early to pick out the best selections.

We’ll keep to our regular story hour schedule through June for preschool children. We meet on Tuesday at 10:00 am and Saturday’s at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursday at 10:00.

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.yarn

New books for children include:  Hattie Peck by Emma Levey, Where is Rusty by Sieb Posthuma, There Is a Tribe of Kids by Lane Smith, The Red Apple by Freidun Oral, Shoo, Fly, Don’t Bother Me Retold by Blake Hoena, Prairie Dog Song by Susan Li Roth and Cindy Trumbore, The Airport Book by Lisa Brown, The Girl in the Well is Me by Karen Rivers,  Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley and Lauren Castillo, Circle by Jean Baker, Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems by Bob Raczka, You Made Me a Mother by Laurenne Sala, Blocks by Irene Dickson, Elmer and Grandpa Eldo by David McKee, and One Hundred Bones by Yuval Zommer.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: City of Secrets by Stewart O’Nan, His to Command by Opal Carew, Troublemaker by Linda Howard, Easy Pickings by Richard S. Wheeler, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick, The Translation of Love by Lynne Kutsakake, And After The Fire by Lauren Belfer, The Body in the Wardrobe by Katherine Hall Page, The Pug List by Alison Hodgson, A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain,  A Dream of Miracles by Ruth Reid, The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman, Gone Too Far by Natalie D. Richards, The Goodbye Bride by Denise Hunter, All Summer Long by Dorthea Benton Frank, and Island House by Nancy Thayer.

New books for young adults include: Almost Midnight by C.C. Hunter, The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare, Can You Keep A Secret by R.L. Stine, A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah Maas, Dream Things True by Mare Marquard, Eternal by C.C. Hunter, The Girl Who Fell by S.M. Parker, The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever by Jeff Strand, The Great Hunt by Robert Higgens, and Half Lost by Sally Green,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep by Michael Schulman, The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt by Darrin Lunde, The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt, Becoming Grandma by Lesley Stahl, Longevity by Cameron Diaz, It’s All Easy by Gwyneth Paltrow, Left of Boom by Douglas Laux and Ralph Pezzullo, Dream Home by Jonathan & Drew Scott, and Unashamed by Lecrae,

New movies include: The Finest Hours: The Impossible Rescue starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck, Race starring Stephan James, Gods of Egypt starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Gerard Butler, and Pride & Prejudice and Zombies starring Lily James and Sam Riley.

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 June 1, 2016

Child-Facebook-CSLP2016Summer reading registration starts on June 1. Our summer reading theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!”  Weekly programs start in July. Keep reading the Library News for program updates or follow us on Facebook. Students can also join our Buggy Book Club and win prizes weekly for checking out and reading books.  We hope you make visiting the library a part of your weekly routine.

Book-Sale-BannerThe annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Books will be on sale for $1.00 per bag.  Stop by early to pick out the best selections.

We’ll keep to our regular story hour schedule through June for preschool children. We meet on Tuesday at 10:00 am and Saturday’s at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursday at 10:00.

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:  Finding Wild by Megan Wagner Lloyd, Slickety Quick by Skila Brown, The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk by Kabir Sehgal & Surishtha Sengal, Buddy and Earl Go Exploring by Maureen Fergus, The World in a Second by Isabel Minhós Matins, Good Night Baddies by Deborah Underwood and Juli Kangas, Flora and the Peacocks by Molly Idle, My Old Pal, Oscar by Amy Hest illustrated by Amy Bates, Malaika’s Costume by Nadia L. Hohn, Maggie and Wendel Imagie Everything! by Cori Doerrfeld, and The Thank You Book by Mo Willems.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: City of Secrets by Stewart O’Nan, His to Command by Opal Carew, Troublemaker by Linda Howard, Easy Pickings by Richard S. Wheeler, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick, The Translation of Love by Lynne Kutsakake, And After The Fire by Lauren Belfer, The Body in the Wardrobe by Katherine Hall Page, The Pug List by Alison Hodgson, A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain, Burning Roof by Janice Cantore, A Dream of Miracles by Ruth Reid, The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman, Gone Too Far by Natalie D. Richards, and The Goodbye Bride by Denise Hunter,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep by Michael Schulman, The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt by Darrin Lunde, The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt, Becoming Grandma by Lesley Stahl, Longevity by Cameron Diaz, It’s All Easy by Gwyneth Paltrow, Dream Home by Jonathan & Drew Scott,  and Unashamed by Lecrae.

New movies include: Kindergarten Cop 2 starring Dolph Lundgren, The Witch starring Anya Taylor-Joy, How to Be Single starring Dakota Johnson and Rebel Wilson, Joseph’s Fiennes Risen, Zoolander No. 2 starring Owen Wilson, and Rise of the Legend starring Eddie Peng.

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

Library News for June 1, 2016 2017-11-08T14:33:54+00:00