Preschool children can attend Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursday at 10:00 am. We hope visiting the library with your child is part of your weekly routine.
On Wednesday, April 5, the Allen County Public Library will offer two sessions of making wooden toys with Roy Henson. The first program starts at 1:00 pm, and the second session will start at 2:30. This program is for school age children. All supplies will be provided for this free program, but space is limited. Call 237-3861 to register your student today.
New books for children include: Welcome to the Symphony by Carolyn Sloan, You Don’t Want a Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman, Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin, Batman Adventures by Kelly Puckett, Martin Pasko, Ty Templeton and Rick Burchett, Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy by Rachel Renée Russell, Knights Academy: The Forbidden Power by Max Brallier, Muddle & Mo by Nicci Slade Robinson, Good Night, Baby Animals: You’ve Had a Busy Day by Karen B. Winnick, and Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro.
New books for young adults include: Emancipated by M.G. Reyes, Nerve by Jeanne Ryan, A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis, Winter: The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer, The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith, The Rules by Nancy Holder & Debbie Viguié, Twisted by Hannah Jayne, All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven, and How To Hang A Witch by Adriana Mather.
New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee, In the Superstition Mountains by Susan Page Davis, The Impossibel Fortress by Jason Rekulak, Death At Breakfast by Beth Gutcheon, Universal Harvester by John Darnielle, The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson, The Childbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan, The Day Sonny Died by M. Simon Boyd & Onnie L Kirk Jr., The Silence of Six by E.C. Myers, The White Russian by Vanora Bennett, Shining City by Tom Rosenstiel, Treasured Grace by Tracie Peterson, The Nearness of You by Amanda Eyre Ward, The Good at Heart by Ursula Werner, The Violated by Bill Pronzini, The Mother’s Promise by Sally Hepworth, Victoria by Daisy Goodwin, 4321 by Paul Auster, A Divided Spy by Charles Cumming, We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter, and The General’s Women by Susan Wittig Albert.
New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Always By My Side: Life Lessons from Millie and All The Dogs I’ve Loved by Edward Grinnan, Age-Proof: Live Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip by Jean Chatzky and Michael F. Roizen, MD, A Long Way Home: A Boy’s Incredible Journey from India to Australia and Back Again by Saroo Brierley, Never Caught: The Washington’s Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Live Better While You Age by James W. Jones, MD, Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.
New movies include: Fences starring Denzel Washington and Vola Davis, Jackie starring Natalie Portman, Collateral Beauty starring Will Smith, Passengers starring Jennifer Lawrence, Country Crush starring Jana Kramer, Robo-Dog Airborne starring Jonathan Silverman, Disney’s Mona, and Doctor Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch,
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.