Kid’s will want to sign up for The Polar Express. Come to the library on December 15 at 5:00 pm. Mrs. Amanda has planned special games and crafts. Of course we’ll also read The Polar Express. Don’t be late. You don’t want to miss the train.
Our regular 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 homework help through a new service called “Tutor.com.” Library patrons have access to on-demand, one-to-one Academic and Career Tutoring from 4:00 pm – 11:00 am, seven days per week. All you need is a library card. Tutor.com covers 25+ subject areas, including AP/IB, Spanish language support and Test-Prep. A big thank you to The Friends of the Library for making this service available. Go to www.allencountylibrary.com and click on Tutor.com.
Library patrons have access to over 77,000 digital items (books, movies or music). You can download these to your computer, e-reader, smart phone, or other digital device. Go to www.allencountylibary.com and click on digital books.
New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Look and Live by Matt Pappa, The Conviction to Lead by Albert Mohler, Jack the Ripper and The Case For Scotland Yard’s Prime Suspect by Robert House, The Wild Truth by Caris McCandless, Colliding with Destiny by Sarah Jakes, Killing Lions by John Eldredge, and The Insanity of God by Nik Ripkin.
New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Navy Seal Noel by Liz Johnson, The 13th Gift by Joanne Huist Smith, The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man by W. Bruce Cameron, Autumn Falls by Bella Thorne, YOLO by Lauren Myracle, A Star for Mrs. Blake by April Smith, The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott, Belle Cora by Phillip Marguiles, and The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook.
New music CD’s include: Christmas Sounds of Today, Christmas Symphony by Mannheim Steamroller, Cheers, It’s Christmas by Blake Shelton, One Christmas by Leanne Rimes, Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas, Home for the Holidays by Darius Rucker, and The Most Relaxing Christmas Piano Music in the Universe.
New movies this week include: Small Town Santa starring Dean Cain and Christine Lakin, A Magic Christmas starring C. Thomas Howell and Jonathan Silverman, The Giver starring Brenton Thwaites and Jeff Bridges, Christmas on Salvation Street staring Israel Matos and Joe Pacheco, Jersey Boys starring John Lloyd Young, The Expendables 3 starring Sylverster Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, An Evergreen Christmas starring Robert Loggia and Naomi Judd, A Madea Christmas starring Tyler Perry, Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas starring Eric Mabuis and Kristin Booth, A Royal Christmas starring Lacy Chabert and Jane Seymour, A Merry Friggin’ Christmas starring Joel McHale and Robin Williams, Planes by Disney, Dragons Holiday: Gift of the Night Fury by Dreamworks, How to Train Your Dragon 2 by Dreamworks.
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.