Library News for March 29, 2017

References2Preschool children can attend Story Hour on Tuesday at 10:00 am and Saturday 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 Monday, April 3 at 4:30 pm, kids 12 and under are invited to the Library Drive-in.  Participants will decorate their boxcar and watch an animated film. Call 270-237-3861 for details and to reserve your child’s parking spot.

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, but space is limited.  Call 237-3861 to register your student today.

On Thursday, April 6 at 5:00 pm, teens and tweens are invited to Pearler Bead Art. Participants will design pictures using beads which will be ironed and fused together. Join us for this fun craft program.

New books for children include: It’s  Called Dyslexia by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos, All Aboard Fire Trucks by Ted Slater, The Further Adventures of The Owl and the Pussy-cat by Julia Donaldson and Charlotte Voake, Castle in the Mist by Amy Ephron, Bone Jack by Sara Crowe, Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan, Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus by Barbara Park, Not As We Know It by Tom Avery, Time Traveling with a Hamster by Ross Welford, The Homework Strike by Greg Pincus, Homes by Xavier Deneux, Look, Look Again by Agnese Baruzzi, The Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming by J. Anderson Coats, Life on Mars by Jon Agee, A Cat Named Swan by Hollie Hobbie, We Are Brohers, We Are Friends by Alexandra Penfold, and This House, Once by Deborah Freedman.

New books for young adults include: Replica by Lauren Oliver, Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow, The Leaving: Six Were Taken, Five Came Back by Tara Altebrando, The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle, The Third Twin by C.J. Mololu, Ruthless by Carolyn Lee Adams, The Girl I Used To Be by April Henry, The End of Everything  by Megan Abbott, Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson, Frogkisser! by Garth Nix, The Shadows We Know by Heart by Jennifer Park, and Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott, The Devil’s Triangle by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison, Written in Love by Kathleen Fuller, Sunset in Old Savannah by Mary Ellis, When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin, Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray, Murder is No Accident by A.H. Gabhart, A Stolen Heart by Amanda Cabot, A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz, Treasured Grace by Tracie Peterson,  Two Good Dogs by Susan Wilson, The Heart of Henry Quantum by Pepper Harding, The Hollywood Daughter by Kate Alcott, Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens, Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra, Say Nothing by Brad Parks, The Black Book by James Patterson and David Ellis, A Perfect Obsession by Heather Graham, and Quick Sand by Malin Persson Giolito.

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 February 8, 2017

Dollarphotoclub_84395421The 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.

Lego My Library will meet at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 18th. Kids ages six through teens are invited to join us for Lego build challenges.

New books for children include: Star Wars Jedi Academy: A New Class by Jarrett J. Krosaczka, Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy by Richard Michelson, Flood Warning by Katharine Kenāh, Hug It Out! by Louis Thomas, Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II by Albert Marrin, Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix, The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli, The Friendship Experiment by Erin Teagan,  and Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney, The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri, The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry, The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsay Lee Johnson, World, Chase Me Down by Andrew Hilleman, Dragon Springs Road by Janie Chan, The Magadalen Girls by V.S. Alexander, Night of Fire by Colin Thubron,  The Fire by Night by Teresa Messineo, HerEvery Fear by Peter Swanson, and The Wicked City by Beatriz Williams.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King, Bill Clinton by MichaelTomasky, Live Better While You Age by James W. Jones,  The Fourth Industrial Revolution by Klaus Schwab, Amazing Stories of the Space Age by Rod Pyle, The Hidden South by Brent Walker, The Underground Culinary Tours by Damian D’Aghese, Audacity: How Barak Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy that Will Prevail by Jonathan Chait,  The Wars of the Roosevelts by William J. Mann, and Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission by Bret Baier.

New movies this week include: Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite starring Bum-Soo Lee, Jung-Jae Lee and Liam Neeson, USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage starring Nocolas Cage with Tom Sizemore, Inferno starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones, Queen of Katwe starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o, Never Go Back starring Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher, Madea on the Run: The Play starring Tyler Perry, Victoria: The Complete First Season starring Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes, The Light Between Oceans starring Michael Fassbende and Alicia Vikander, Lost and Found starring Jusin Kelly and Benjamin Stockham, I’m Not Ashamed starring Masey McLain and Sadie Robertson, and Disney’s Pinocchio.

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 and we’ll do our best to acquire the items requested.

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.

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.

Library News for February 10

The library will be closed on Monday, February 15, but we will open the Nobel Allen Room at 5:30 for the special Kentucky Humanities Council program, featuring Elizabeth Lawson as Charlotte Dupey: Suing for Freedom. On Monday, February 15 at 6:00 pm. Dupuy_CharlotteCharlotte Dupey was born in Cambridge, Maryland, in 1787 and was sent to Lexington when she was 18 years old. She met and married Aaron Dupuy, who was owned by Henry and Lucretia Clay.  When Henry Clay was appointed Secretary of State, his family and the Dupuy family moved to Washington, D.C. and Charlotte  found a lawyer who filed papers on Registration is open for her behalf, suing the Clay family for her freedom and that of her children. Come hear Charlotte’ story at the Allen County Public Library on Monday, February 15 at 6:00 pm.

Registration is open for  Prime Time Family Reading.Dollarphotoclub_84395421  Space is limited to twenty families. Join us for weekly storytelling, reading and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books.  Sessions are directed by trained storytellers and scholars.  By participating in PRIME TIME, you will help your child enjoy reading, share ideas, and plant the seeds for future academic success. A free meal will be provided as well as child care for siblings. Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program. PRIME TIME FAMIY READ NIGHT  is sponsored  in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Prime Time, Inc., the American Library Association and The Allen County Public Library.

We’re starting a youth Lego club @ the Allen County Public Library. Lego My Library will meet on February 20 from 11:00 – 12:30. Members will be separated into age groups. Lego creations will be displayed for three weeks and library patrons will vote on their favorites.  All participants will have a chance to win prizes by attending. We hope your kids will plan to join Lego My Library Club every third Saturday of the month.

New books for children include: Splat! by Mary Margaret Perez-Mercado, Look! I Can Read! by Susan Hood, The Skeleton Tree by Iain Lawrence, The Last Bogler by Catherine Jinks, American Ace by Marilyn Nelson, Dog Diaries: Fala by Kate Klimo,  The Wee Free Men: The Beginning by Terry Pratchett, The Terrible Two Get Worse by Jory John and Mac Barnett, and Driven by Emotions by Elise Allen,

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  What She Left by T.R. Richmond, American Housewife by Helen Ellis, Vendetta by Lisa Harris, A Line of Blood by Ben McPherson, Travelers Rest by Keith Lee Morris, Midnight in Broad Daylight by Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, Cold Shot by Dani Pettrey, Drone Command by Mike Madden, A Thousand Shall Fall by Andrea Boeshaar, Ghost Girl by Lesley Thomson, On the Rocks by Scottsville’s Kim Law, The Morrigans Curse by Dianne K. Salerni, and Amish Sweethearts by Leslie Gould.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Buster: The Military Dog Who Saved a Thousand Lives by Will Barrow as told to Isabel George, The Geography of Genius by Eric Weiner, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coate, Life on the Rocks: Finding Meaning in Addiction and Recovery by Peg O’Connor, PhD, Raising Grageful Kids in an Entitled World by Kristen Welch, and The Taliban Shuffle by Kim Barker, Fresh Start by Joel Osteen,

New movies this week include: Burn starring Bradley Cooper, The Wannabe starring Vincent Piazza and Patricia Arquette, A Brilliant Young Mind starring Asa Butterfield, Thao’s Library starring Elizabeth Van Meter, Arthur & Merline starring Stefan Butler and Charlotte Brimble, Woodlawn starring Sean Astin and Nic Bishop, and Downton Abbey – Season 6.

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 May 28, 2014

The annual Friends of the Library book sale will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 30 and 31 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Stop by early for the best selection.  Thank you to everyone who donated books to the sale. We appreciate your support.

School age children can sign up for Camp Wonderopolis online at Wonderopolis.org.  Camp Wonderopolis combines the excitement of summer camp with the joy and pride in achievement – all completely free. When you register as a Camper (kids of all ages) or a Counselor (parents or teachers), you will be able to select your own avatar, follow your own path through six tracks of scientific exploration, and engage in Wonder lessons and test your learning to earn Wonder Cards. The Allen County Public Library received a grant to offer six special programs.  Space is limited. We are targeting children 13 and older. Special programs will start on Wednesday,  June 18. Sign up today by calling 237-3861. We’ll offer a light meal (such as pizza) with each program.

The library offers over 75,000 digital e-books and over 18,000 audio books that you can download directly to your computer or electronic device. The digital collection also includes over 10,000 video downloadable units, and don’t forget the library subscribes 39 digital magazines (past months issues are also available). Check out our website at www.allencountylibrary.com and take advantage of items that may be checked out and downloaded for FREE with your library card. If you need assistance downloading digital material, stop by or call 237-3861 and we’ll be happy to help you.

New books for children this week include: Abigail by Catherine Rayner,  Arthur Turns Green by Marc Brown, Baby Shine by Samantha Meredith, Bad Bye, Good Bye by Deborah Underwood, Big Bug by Henry Cole, Boom Snot Twitty by Doreen Cronin, Camp Rex by Molly Idle, Charlie and the New Baby by Ree Drumond and Diane DeGroat, Copycat Bear by Ellie Sandall, and Cottonmouth and the River by C.S. Fritz.

New books on the adult fiction shelf this week include:  Plots and Pans by Kelly Eileen Hake, The Hearts Pursuit by Robin Lee Hatcher, A Broken Knd of Beautiful by Kate Ganshart, Fair Play by Deeanne Gist, The Devil Walks in Mattingly by Bill Coffey, The Collector of Dying Breaths by M.J. Rose, The Visitors by Patrick O’keefe, Citadel by Kate Mosse, In Paradise by Peter Mathiessen, Bird Box by Josh Malerman, Off Course by Michelle Huneven, Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens, Remember Me Like This by Bret Anthony Johnson, Ruby by Cynthia Bond, Warriors by Ted Bell (An Alex Hawke Novel), No Book but the World by Leah Hager Cohen, Every Day is for the Thief by Ju Cole.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Ya Know What I’m Say’n: Hearing the Voices of the Homeless by Kris Bridgman, Face the Music by Paul Stanley, John Wayne by Scott Eyman, Mother of God by Paul Rosalie, A Call to Action by Jimmy Carter, Finding Me: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings by Michelle Knight and Michelle Buford.

These are a few of the new selections available at your Allen County Public Library.   To borrow books, movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free.  You need 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 April 16, 2014

The library will be closed on Friday, April 18 for the Good Friday holiday.  We will re-open on Saturday, April 19at 9:00 am.

Story hour for pre-school children is offered on Tuesday at 10:00 and Toddler Time meets on Thursday at 10:00 am. School age children are welcome to attend enrichment programs on Tuesday at 1:00 pm. The Cool Kids Book Club meets on Wednesday’s at 1:00 pm.  We hope you’ll make visiting the library with your child a part of your weekly routine.

The library offers over 75,000 digital e-books and over 18,000 audio books that you can download directly to your computer or electronic device. The digital collection also includes over 10,000 video downloadable units, and don’t forget the library subscribes 39 digital magazines (past months issues are also available). Check out our website at www.allencountylibrary.com and take advantage of items that may be checked out and downloaded for FREE with your library card.

New books for children this week include:  How to Lose a Lemur by Frann Preston-Gannon, The Last Dogs: The Vanishing by Christopher Holt, Lost for Words by Natalie Russell, Mama Built a Little Nest by Jennifer Ward, No Lie, I Acted Like a Beast!  The Story of Beauty and the Beast as Told by the Beast by Nancy Loewen, Oliver’s Tree by Kit Chase, Peek-A-Boo Bunny by Holly Surplice, A Pond Full of Ink by Annie Schmidt, Rooting for You by Susan Hood, Some Bugs by Angela DiTerlizzi, Two Little Birds by Mary Newell DePalma, and Wetlands by Cathryn Sill.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Collector by Nora Roberts, Seasons of Tomorrow by Cindy Woodsmall, A Wanted Woman by Eric Jerome Dickey, Wolf by Mo Hayder, You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz, The Trident Deception by Rick Campbell, The Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash, The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg, A Sliver of Light by Shane Bauer, Tempting Fate by Jane Green, Without Warning by David Rosenfelt, Kings Ransom by Sharon Penman, Savage Harvest by Carl Hoffman, Notorious by Allison Brennan, The Midnight Witch by Paula Brackston, The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor by Robert Kirkman, The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black, Night Diver by Elizabeth Lowell, and Mind of Winter by Laura Kasischke.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Been There, Done That, Try This: An Aspie’s Guide to Life on Earth by Tony Atwood, Jesus: A Pilgrimage by James Martin, Occupational Outlook 2014-15 by Bureau of Labor Statistics, and The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change by Adam Braun,

New movies this week include:  At Middleton starring Andy Garcia and Vera Faringa, August: Osage County starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug starring Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman, Anchorman and Anchorman 2 starring Will Ferrell, Snake and Mongoose starring Jesse Williams and Richard Blake, Lalaloopsy Ponies: The Big Show, The Little Rascals Save the Day, Thomas & Friends: Trouble on the Tracks, Sofia the First: The Floating Palace, Pirate Fairy, and Birds of Paradise: Meet the Flockers.

These are just a few of the new selections available at your Allen County Public Library.   To borrow books, movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free.  You need 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.