Library News for June 6, 2018

Summer Reading registration is open.  Kids who turn in their reading logs at the end of summer will have an opportunity to choose a prize from our store. There will be bikes, guitars, keyboards, Lego kits, and more fun things from which kids can choose. Those who register and log the most reading hours will be the first to shop. We offer prizes to encourage kids to keep up their reading skills, but the real reward is developing a lifelong love of reading.

On Monday, June 11 at 5:00 pm, stop by for Donuts with Dad, a Father’s Day program for kids & Dads of all ages. We’ll read If You Give a Dog a Donut and have a Father’s Day Craft. This program will showcase the importance of Dads.

This month, the library’s adult book club is reading Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk and join us for book club on Tuesday,  June 20 at 1:00 PM.

Students ages 8 – 18 are invited sign up for a Youth Acrylic Art Class on Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 am. Supplies will be provided, but registration is required as space is limited to fifteen participants.

If you love e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at www.allencountylibary.com and click on digital books.  We have thousands of new e-books and audio-books available for FREE with your library card.  Download the free Overdrive App or the Libby App and start reading today. WHY buy these products from internet stores when you can download them for free with your Allen County Public library card?

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Neither by Airlie Anderson, If Wendell Had a Walrus by Lori Mortenson, Daddies Do by Lezlie Evans, Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard, Smithsonian: Maker Lab Outdoors by Jack Challoner, The Better Tree Fort by Jessica Scott Kerrin, Gravity by Ruth Spiro, Here, George! by Sandra Boynton, Howl Like a Wolf! By Kathleen Yale, Dig In! 12 Easy Gardening Projects Using Kitchen Scraps by Kari Cornell, An Atlas of Imaginary Places by Mia Cassany and Ana de Lima,  Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like and Inventor by Temple Grandin, Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, March Forward, Girl by Melba Pattillo Beals, The Tale of the Angelino Brown by Alex T. Smith, Pet This Book by Jessica Young.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: TheGray Ghost by Clive Cussler, Fade to Black by Heather Graham, Probably Claws by Rita Mae Brown, Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts, Pelican Bride by Beth White, We’ll Meet Again by Melody Carlson, The Creole Princess by Beth White,  Send Down the Rain by Charles Martin, and Warlight  by Michael Ondaatje.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Backstabbing for Beginners: My Crash Course in International Diplomacy by Michael Soussan, No Dream Is Too High by Buzz Aldrin, Make Trouble by Cecile Richards, and Pretty Mess by Erika Jayne, and New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyerconnected World and How to Make It Work for

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 30, 2018

The annual Friends of the Library used book sale will be Friday and Saturday, June 1st and 2nd. You can buy a grocery bag full of books for one dollar ($1.00). Doors open at 9:00 am. Stop by early for the best selections.

Summer Reading registration opens on Friday, June 1.  Kids who turn in their reading logs at the end of summer will have an opportunity to choose a prize from our store. There will be bikes, guitars, keyboards, Lego kits, and more fun things from which kids can choose. Those who register and log the most reading hours will get to shop first. We offer prizes to encourage kids to keep up their reading skills, but the real reward is developing a lifelong love of reading.

On Monday, June 11 at 5:00 pm, stop by for Donuts with Dad, a Father’s Day program for kids & Dads of all ages. We’ll read If You Give a Dog a Donut and have a Father’s Day Craft. This program will showcase the importance of Dads.

This month, the library’s adult book club is reading Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk and join us for book club on Tuesday,  June 20 at 1:00 PM.

Students ages 8 – 18 are invited sign up for a Youth Acrylic Art Class on Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 am. Supplies will be provided, but registration is required as space is limited to fifteen participants.

On Thursday, June 7 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to Perler Bead Art.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Trains, Cranes & Troublesome Trucks by Random House, Goldfish on Vacation by Sally Lloyd-Jones, Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate by Kimberly & James Dean, A Round of Robins by Katie Hesterman, Forever or a Day by Sarah Jacoby, My First Piano Book by Genevieve Helsby and Jason Chapman, Did You Know? Science: Amazing Answers to More than 200 Awesome Questions by Emily Dodd, Math Lab for Kids by Rebecca Rapoport and J.A. Yoder, Night Out by Daniel Miyares, A House That Once Was by Julie Fogliano, Pass the Ball, Mo! by David A. Adler, Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea by Lynne Rae Perkins, Boying Up: How to Be Brave, Bold, and Brilliant by Mayim Bialik, PhD, and Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Warning Light by David Ricciardi, The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick,The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz, Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer, Shot in the Dark by Cleo Coyle, All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson, The Husband Hour by Jamie Brenner, Greeks Bearing Gifts by Philip Kerr, Varina by Charles Frazier, Flying at Night by Rebecca L. Brown. Princess by James Patterson and Rees Jones, Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts, My Kind of Christmas by Janet Dailey, Warlight by Michael Ondaatje, Fade to Black by Heather Graham, and The Gray Ghost by Clive Cussler.

New movies include: The Age of Adaline starring Blake Lively and Michiel Huisman, Samson starring Jackson Rathbone, Please Stand By starring Dakota Fanning, Forever My Girl starring Alex Ros and Jessica Rothe, and Dolphins: Spy in the Pod by BBC Earth.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 23, 2018

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 28th for Memorial Day.  Stop by Saturday, May 26 and check out books, movies, and music for the long weekend.

It’s almost time for our annual Friends of Library Book Sale which will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 1st and 2nd from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Stop by early for the best selections.  If you have gently used books gathering dust, we hope you’ll consider donating them to the sale.

If you love e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at www.allencountylibary.com and click on digital books.  We have thousands of new e-books and audio-books available for FREE with your library card.  Download the free Overdrive App or the Libby App and start reading today. WHY buy these products from internet stores when you can download them for free with your Allen County Public library card?

The library’s adult book club is reading Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde this month. Pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk and join us for book club on Tuesday,  June 20 at 1:00 PM.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Circle Rolls by Barbara Kanninen, Stop, Train, Stop by Random House, Baby Bear’s Book of Tiny Tales by David McPhail, Bigger! Bigger by Leslie Patricelli, Square by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen,  Pet Dad by Elanna Allen, A Stone for Sascha by Aaron Becker, Step by Step by Loreen Leedy, A Frog’s Life by Irene Kelly, Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate, The Creativity Projects by Colby Sharp, Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote by Susan Zimet, and Evangeline of the Bayou by Jan Eldredge.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Mornings on Main by Jodi Thomas, Warning Light by David Ricciardi, The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick,The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz, Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer, Shot in the Dark by Cleo Coyle, All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson, The Husband Hour by Jamie Brenner, Greeks Bearing Gifts by Philip Kerr, Varina by Charles Frazier, Flying at Night by Rebecca L. Brown, The Cast by Daniel Steel, By Invitation Only by Dorthea Benton Frank, Buried Secrets by Barbara Cameron, and Charmed to the Bones by Carolyn Haines

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyerconnected World-and How To Make It Work for You by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms, Adamant: Finding Truth in a Universe of Opinions by Lisa Bevere, Falling with Wings: A Mother’s Story by Dianna De La Garza,  Look Big and Other Tips for Surviving Animal Encouters of All Kinds by Rachel Levi, My Days:Happy and Otherwise by Marion Ross,

New movies include: The Other Woman starring Cameron Diaz, Fifty Shades Darker starring Dakota Johnson, Black Panther starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael Jordan, Fun Mom Dinner starring Katie Aselton, and God’s Best Friend starring Winnie Clarke.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 16, 2018

It’s almost time for our annual Friends of Library Book Sale which will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 1st and 2nd from 9:00 am – 4:00.  Stop by early for the best selections.  If you have gently used books gathering dust, we hope you’ll consider donating them to the sale.

If you love e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at www.allencountylibary.com and click on digital books.  We have thousands of new e-books and audio-books available for FREE with your library card.  Download the free Overdrive App or the Libby App and start reading today. WHY buy these products from internet stores when you can download them for free with your Allen County Public library card?

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Saturday, May 19 at 11:00 am, school-age children are invited to Lego My Library.  Ms. Abby has a vertical build challenge prepared.  We can’t wait to see the results of the creative sparks flying as participants see their vision take shape.

On Thursday, May 17 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to DIY Bath Bombs, and the following week, teens will be creating crafts from clay. It’s not too late to join the Teen Book Club.  This month teens will be reading and discussing The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a copy of the book. The teen book club will meet on Thursday, May 31 at 5:00 pm.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer, My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie, Room on the Porch Swing by Amy Clipston, Swimming Between Worlds by Elaine Neil Orr, The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty, One House Over by Mary Monroe, Grey Sister by Mark Lawrence, Lost Books and Old Bones by Paige Shelton, Death Doesn’t Bargain by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Secret to Southern Charm by Kristy Woodson Harvey, Give-A-Damn Jones by Bill Pronzini, Our Little Secret by Roz Nay, Home is Where the Heart Is by Linda Byler, Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison, Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone by Phaedra Patrick, Star Wars: The Last Jedi by Jason Fry, Just In Time by Marie Bostwick, The Lying Game by Ruth Ware, Love and Other Words by Christine Lauren, The Family Gathering by Robyn Carr, and We Own the Sky by Luke Allnutt.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After by Clemantine Wamariya, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by James Comey, The Fox Hunt: A Refugee’s Memoir of Coming to America by Mohammed Al Samawi, Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright, How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents by Jimmy O. Yang, Debbie Macomber’s Table by Debbie Macomber, and 50 Ways to Get a Job: An Unconventional Guide to Finding Work on Your Terms by Dev Aujla,

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 9, 2018

If you love e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at www.allencountylibary.com and click on digital books.  We have thousands of new e-books and audio-books available for FREE with your library card.  Download the free Overdrive App or the Libby App and start reading today. WHY buy these products from internet stores when you can download them for free with your Allen County Public library card?

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Thursday, May 10 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to Crafting with Popsicle Sticks.

If you have an interested in genealogy, stop by on Monday, May 14 at 1:00 pm for Monday Roots with Ms. Amanda.

New books for children this week include: The Happy Egg by Ruth Krauss,  Friends Stick Together by Hanah E. Harrison, The Strange Awakening of Lazy Smurf by Peyo, The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science: 54 All-Star Experiments by Sean Connolly, Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater, and Running on the Roof of the World by Jess Butterworth.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Other Side of the Bridge by Camron Wright, The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth, The Recipe Box by Viola Shipman, Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao, Closer Than You Know by Brad Parks, To Die But Once by Jacqueline Winspear, The Coincidnce Makers by Yoav Blum, The Heart Between Us by Lindsay Harrel, The Heart’s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere, Pelican Point by Irene Hannon, Blind Betrayal by Nancy Mehl, Dare from Deep Within by D.L. Sleiman, The 17th Suspect by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea, Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk, Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic by Ace Atkins, The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel, The Thief by J.R. Ward, He by John Connolly, The Forgotten Road by Richard Paul Evans, Cave of Bones by Anne Hillerman, Unwilling Warrior by Andrew Boeshaar.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: Be the BBQ Pitmaster by Will Budiaman, Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Female Marines Are Trained by Kate Germano, Instant Pot Cookbook by Good Housekeeping, The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table by Rick Bragg, Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World by Eileen McNamara, Can’t Help Myself: Lessons & Confessions from a Modern Advice Columnist by Meredith Goldstein, Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling by Amy Chozick, The Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or Whatever by Jamie Wright, and Magnolia Table  by Joanna Gaines.

New movies include: Tremors starring Michael Gross and Jamie Kennedy, 12 Strong starring Chris Hemsworth, My Daddy is in Heaven starring Jenn Gotzon and Corbin Bernsen, Hallmark Channel’s Royal Wedding Collection starring Meghan Markle, Sheer & Wolves featuring the voices of Tom Felton and Ruby Rose, Paw Patrol: Summer Rescues, and Peter Rabbit.                                                       

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 9, 2018 2018-05-31T17:25:02+00:00

Library News for May 2, 2018

If you love e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at www.allencountylibary.com and click on digital books.  We have thousands of new e-books and audio-books available for FREE with your library card.  Download the free Overdrive App or the Libby App and start reading today. WHY buy these products from internet stores when you can download them for free with your Allen County Public library card?

It’s almost barbecue season! Learn about the history of American barbecue and sample flavorings from around the county on Saturday, May 5 from 11:00 am – 12:00 noon.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Thursday, May 3 at 5:00 PM, teens are invited to Perler Bead Art.

New books for children this week include: Finn’s Fun Trucks: The Construction Crew by Finn Coyle, Triple Smurfs by Peyo, Rosie the Tarantula by Katie Macnamara, Moon by Alison Oliver, Who Will Bell the Cat? by Patricia C. McKissack, The Town of Turtle by Michelle Curvas, A Busy Creature’s Day Eating! by Mo Willems, The Fishing Lesson by Emile Bravo, The Not So Quiet Library by Zachariah Ohora, Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall, A Journey Through Art by Aaron Rosen, The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson, The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science by Sean Connolly, Unti Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth by Seila O’Connor, and Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People by Dav Pilkey.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Sandman by Lars Kepler, The Terminal List by Jack Carr, Bone Music by Christopher Rice, The Secret by Kathryn Hughes, Gods of Howl Mountain by Taylor Brown, The Italian Party by Christina Lynch, High Treason by Diann Mills, Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Barbed Wire Heart by Tess Sharpe, No One Ever Asked by Katie Ganshert, Beneath a Prairie Moon by Kim Vogel Sawyer, Flicker of Old Dreams by Susan Henderson, Such Dark Things by Courtney Evan Tate, The Silent Companion by Laura Purcell, Starting from Scratch by Kate Lloyd, A Borrowed Dream by Amanda Cabot, Hurricane Season by Lauren K. Denton, A Brush with Shadows by Anna Lee Huber, The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf: Be Anxous For Nothing by Joyce Meyer, Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis, Now Make This: 24 DIY Projects curated by Thomas Barnthaler,  The Home Blacksmith  by Ryan Ridgway, DVM, Meghan: A Hollywood Princess by Andrew Morton, and  Who Moved My Pulpit?: Leading Change in Church by Thom S. Rainer.

New movies include: Dear Dictator starring Michael Caine, Forever My Girl starring Alex Rose, Maze Runner: Death Cure starring Dylan O’Brien, We are All…Hostiles starring Christian Bale, Den of Thieves starring Gerard Butler, The Post starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, The Commuter starring Liam Neeson and Paddington 2

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 2, 2018 2018-05-03T18:10:02+00:00

Library News for April 25, 2018

If you love digital e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at www.allencountylibary.com and click on digital books.  We have thousands of new e-books and audio-books available for FREE with your library card.  Download the free Overdrive App or the Libby App and start reading today. Why buy these products from internet stores when you can download them for free with your Allen County Public library card?

It’s almost barbecue season! Learn about the history of American barbecue and sample flavorings from around the county on Saturday, May 5 from 11:00 am – 12:00 noon.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Thursday, May 3 at 5:00 PM, teens are invited to Perler Bead art.

New books for children this week include: The King of Bees by Lester L. Laminack, Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones and Sara Ogilvie, A Dog with Nice Ears by Lauren Child, This Story is For You by Greg Pizzoli, When I Grow Up by Tim Minchin, I Got It! by David Wiesner, Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T. Smith, The Smurf Menace by Peyo, Finn’s Fun Trucks: The Clean-Up Crew by Finn Coyle, Crown of Three: The Lost Real by J. D. Rinehart, Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam by Elizabeth Partridge, Massively Epic Engineering Disasters by Sean Connolly, The Unflushables by Ron Bates, Rebound by Kwame Alexander, Into the Nightfell Wood by Kristin Bailey and The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science by Sean Connolly.

New books for young adults include:  The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine, Vengeance Road by Eric Bowman, What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper, Reclaiming Shilo Snow by Mary Weber, Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody, Bloodrose by Andrea Cremer, Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen, Perfect by Cecelia Ahern, Scythe by Neal Shusterman, A Season of Daring Greatly by Ellen Emerson White, Unbecoming by Jenny Downham, 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac, and Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Bad Men and Wicked Women by Eric Jerome Dickey The Fallen by David Baldacci, The First Family – Michael Palmer by Daniel Palmer, Tangerine by Christine Mangan, The Longest Silence by Debra Webb, Crimson Lake by Candice Fox, Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh, Fade to Black by David Rosenfelt, A Guide for Murdered Children by Sarah Sparow, The Bishop’s Pawn by Steve Berry, The Broken Girls by Simone St. James, The Child by Fiona Barton, Anatomy of a Miracle by Jonathan Miles, The Last Watchman of Old Cairo by Michael David Lukas, The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollnghurst, Girl in Disguise by Greer McAllster.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf:  KY Basketball Encylopedia: 100th Anniversary Edition by Jeff Bridgeman,  The Costume Making Guide by Svetlano Quindt, The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin, Secret Empires by Peter Schweizer, and I’ve Been Thinking by Maria Shriver.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 April 18, 2018

On Thursday, April 19 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to Edible Art. Participants will test their artistic abilities in creating masterpieces with various food items.  Prizes will be awarded to the artist of the most creative, most tempting, and most popular creations.  Registration is required for this free program.

We have a new Teen Book Club which will start on April 26 at 5:00 pm. Stop by the circulation desk to checkout a copy of this month’s read.  Each month, we will read and discuss a featured title. A light snack will be provided.

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

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Thumper and the Egg by Brooke Vitale, My Friend Lucky by David Pilgrim, The Worry Box by Suzanne Chiew, Daniel Will Pack A Snack by Tina Gallo, Super Cat Speed! By Cala Spinner, Pocahontas: An American Princess by Joyce Milton, You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly, Hip, Hippo, Hooray for Fiona! by Jan Sherbin, Build It! Trains by Jennifer Kemmeter, Library on Wheels: Mery Lemist Titcomb and America’s First Bookmobile by Sharlee Glenn.

Older children will enjoy: Strange Star by Emmna Carroll, Battle Bugs: The Turtle Invasion by Jack Patton, The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani, Stink: Hamlet and Cheese by Megan McDonald, Space Case by Stuart Gibbs, All Three Stooges by Erica S. Perl, Whatever After: Beauty Queen by Sarah Mylnowski, Frederik Sandwich and the Earthquake that Couldn’t Possibly Be by Kevin John Scott, and Watever After: Cold as Ice by Sarah Mlynowski.

New books for young adults include: The Traitor Prince by C.J. Redwine, Thunder Head by Neal Shusterman, Lucky In Love by Kasie West, Renegades by Marissa Meyer, Starfall  and Starflight by Melissa Landers, The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo, Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu, By Your Side by Kasie West, The Continent by Keidra Drake, The Evaporation of Sofi Snow by Mary Weber, and Everlife by Gena Showalter.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Man in the Crooked Hat by Harry Dolan, Beneath a Prairie Moon by Kim Vogel Sawyer, The Scorched Earth by William Gear, The Sixth Day by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison, Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates,  Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry,  The Accidental Guardian by Mary Connealy, The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron, All the Beautiful Girls by Elizabeth Church, Shoot First by Stuart Woods, After Anna by Lisa Scottoline, The Cutting Edge by Jeffery Deaver

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf: Lady in Red: An Intimate Portrait of Nancy Reagan by Sheila Tate, To The Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice by Michael K. Honey, Where There’s Hope by Elizabeth Smart,  The Friend by Sigrid Nunez.

New movies include: The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman, All The Money in the World starring Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg, Suicide Squad starring Christian Slater, Phantom Thread starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Father Figures starring Owen Wilson and Ed Helms, Dolphins: Spy in the Pod by BBC Earth and Tade: The Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 April 11, 2018

The Library will be closed on Thursday, April 12, as library staff members will be attending required training in Bowling Green.  We must stay up-to-date with the newest technologies and library service if we want to be the very best at what we do. Our mission is to serve Allen County’s need to know.

There will be a free flower arranging class on Wednesday, April 11 at 5:00 pm. Join us as Harris Overholt helps us create wonderful arrangements. Supplies will be provide.

On Thursday, April 19 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited Edible Art. Participants will test their artistic abilities in creating masterpieces with various food items.  Prizes will be awarded to the artist of the most creative, most tempting, and most popular creations.  Registration is required for this free program.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.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.

Adults are invited to Chair Yoga on Wednesday’s at 2:00 pm.

New books for children this week include: Herodotus the Hedgehog by Jean-Luc Buquet, The Too Much Sisters by Carol Brendler, Mystery on the Lego Express by Trey King, That’s Me Loving You by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Secrets of the Dark Side by Matt Jones, Emmett and the Bright Blue Cape by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Twighlight Chant by Holly Thompson A Hippy Toad by Peggy Archer & Anne Wilsdorf, Triangle by Barnett Klassen, The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds, Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor by Patricia Valdez and Felicita Sala, Thank You, Earth by April Pulley Sayre, Detective Chase McCain: Save That Cargo! by Trey King, The Littlest Viking by Alexandra Penfld, and Up, Down & Other Opposites by Ellsworth Kelly.

Older children will enjoy: Real Stories From My Time: Titanic by Emily Carlson Berne, Flunked by Jen Calonita, Spaced Out by Stuart Gibbs, National Geographic Kids: Bird Guide of North America by Jonathan Alderfer, Who’s Who in the Bible by National Geographic Kids, Real Stories from My Time: The Underground Railroad  by Bonnie Bader, Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper, A Possibility of Whales by Karen Rivers, Slug Days by Sara Leach, Riding Lessons by Jane Smiley, Emily Windsnap and the Falls of Forgotten Island by Liz Kessler, The Problem Children by Natalie Lloyd, Hope in the Holler by Lisa Lewis Tyre, Switched by Jen Calonita, Snow Lane by Josie Angelini, Pride Wars: The Spinner Prince by Matt Laney, Abigail Adams Pirate of the Caribbean by Steve Sheinkin, and  Wed Wabbit by Lisa Evans.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Covert Game by Christine Feehan, Every Note Payed by Lisa Genova, Hold Back the Dark by Kay Hooper, I’ve Got My Eyes On You by Mary Higgins Clark, Queen Anne’s Lace by Susan Wittig Albert, Miss Julie Raises the Roof by Ann B. Ross, Healing Grace by Beth Shriver, The Road Home by Beverly Lewis, Box of Butterflies by Roma Downey, The Amish Groom by indy Starns Clark and Susan Meissner, A Nantucket Wedding by Nancy Thayer, The Knowledge by Martha Grimes, I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon.

Library News for April 11, 2018 2018-04-14T09:41:19+00:00

Library News for April 4, 2018

Children are invited to Meet & Greet Pete the Cat on Thursday, April 5 at 5:00 pm. Teens are invited to Perler Bead Art at 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 5th.

Dr. Glenn Conner will present a program on our fickle weather for school age childen on Friday, April 6 at 2:00 pm.

On Saturday, April 7, parents with children who will enter kindergarten this fall will want to join us for Step Into Learning with Pete the Cat. This is a kindergarten readiness program and parents will learn what children are expected to know when entering kindergarten. We’ll also have some fun learning activities that will help you evaluate your child’s preparedness. Each child who attends with his parent/guardian will receive a backpack full of learning activities that will help him prepare for school. The program starts at 10:00 and ends at noon. Space is limited for this free program.  Call 270-237-3861 to register your child.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.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. Adults are invited to Chair Yoga on Wednesday’s at 2:00 pm.

New books for children this week include: Plant, Cook, Eat!  A Children’s Cookbook by Joe Archer and Caroline Craig, Hooked by Tommy Greenwalkd, Jellyfish by Christina Leaf, From Mother to Mother by Ėmilie Vast, A Penny by Allan Morey, It’s a Puppy’s Life by Seth Casteel, A Couch for Llama by Leah Gilbert, They Say Blue by Jillian Tamaki, Roadwork by Sally Sutton, She Persisted Around the World by Chelsea Clinton, Giant Pants by Mark Fearing, Hello Hello by Brendan Wenzel, This is the Nest That Robin Built by Denise Fleming, There’s a Tiger in the Garden by Lizzy Stewart, and I Am The Boss of This Chair by Carolyn Crimi.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Truth or Dare by Fern Michaels, As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner, The Sea Before Us by Sarah Sundin, This Treacherous Journey by Misty M. Beller, Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik, The Pope of Palm Beach by Tim Dorsey, White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht, Green Sun by Kent Anderson, The French Girl by Lexie Elliott, Game Over by Christine Feehan, Every Note Played by Lisa Genova, Duel to the Death by J.A. Jance, Kremlin’s Candidate by Mason Matthews, Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen, The Punishment She Deserves by Elizabeth George, Accidental Heroes by Danielle Steel, A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn,  A Dream of Home by Amy Clipston, The Disappeared by C.J. Box, The Devil You Know by Mike Carey, and The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf:  The Looking Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright, Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids about Money – That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!  by Robert T. Kiyosaki, Business Boutique:  A Woman’s Guide for Making Money By Doing What She Loves by Christy Wright, Little Book of Feminist Saints by Julie Peirpont,  The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú, Sister of Darkness: The Chronicles of a Modern Exorcist by R.H. Stavis, Grow Something Different to Eat by Matthew Biggs, Mayo Clinic A to Z Health Guide edited by Scott C. Litin, MD. Martha’s Flowers: A Practical Guide to growing Gathering, and Enjoying by Martha Stewart with Kevin Sharkey,

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 April 4, 2018 2018-04-14T09:40:12+00:00