Library News for January 4, 2016

If you received a new e-reader or smart phone, be sure to check out the Allen County Public Library’s free digital collection. We offer thousands of newly released e-books, audiobooks, and digital magazines. This cost is free with an active Allen County Public Library card. If you need assistance setting up your device to utilize these free products, call 270-237-3861 and make an appointment with Ms. Jamie or Ms. Amanda.

Preschool children can attend Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is on Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

If adults want to join our book club (Books on the Square), we’ll be reading The Girl on the  Train by Paula Hawkins in January, and we’ll discuss it on Tuesday, January 17 at 1:00 pm. Stop by the circulation desk and pick up a copy of the book today.

New books for children include: 27 Magic Words  by Sharelle Byars Moranville, Word of Mouse by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein, Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart, Fix It Man by Susan Hood, Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm, and The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story by Nancy Rose.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Wyoming Brave by Diana Palmer, The Mistress by Danielle Steel, The Midnight Bell by Jack Higgins, The Shadow of What Was Lost by James Islington, Curtain of Death by W.E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV, Expecting to Die by Lisa Jackson, The Dangerous Ladies Affair by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini, Below the Belt by Stuart Woods, Bad Moon Rising by Jonathan Mayberry, In the Shadow of Denali by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse, The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green, Purgatory Road by Samuel Parker, An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter, A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz, Different Class by Joanne Harris, Melt by Helen Hardt, and Into the Fire by Meredith Wild.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: The Lose Your Belly Diet by Travis Stork, M.D., Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen,  Jump: Take the Leap of Faith to Achieve Your Life of Abundance by Steve Harvey, Food Health and Happiness: 115 Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life by Oprah Winfrey, and Making Life Easy: A Simple Guide to a Divnely Inspired Life by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

New movies include: When the Bough Breaks starring Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall, The Sea of Trees starring Matthew McConaughey and Naomi Watts, Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sully starring Tom Hanks, In a Valley of Violence starring EthanHawke and John Travolta, American Honey starring Sasha Lane and Shia LaBeouf, The Choice starring Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer, The Hollars starring Charlie Day and Anna Kenrick, The Fight Within starring John Major Davis and Lelia Symington, and The Storks featuring the all-stars voice talents of Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammar and Jennifer Aniston.

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