Our weekly programs for children include: Baby Time on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm. Toddlers Time is on Thursdays at 10:00 am, Stories & More for pre-school children meet on Tuesdays at 10:00 am, and enrichment programs for homeschool youth meet on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. We hope you’ll make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.
If you want to learn how to knit or crochet, Loose Ends will teach you. Stop by the library on Tuesdays at 3:30. First time crafters will be supplied with a crochet hook, or knitting needles and yarn.
On Thursday, September 20 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to Minute to Win It. We’ll have a variety of one-minute challengs. Register today by calling 270-237-3861. Candy prizes will be awarded the winners.
This month, the teen book club is reading Incarceron by Catherine Fisher. Copies are available at the circulation desk. The teen book club will meet on Thursday, September 27 at 5:00 pm to talk about it. Snacks will be provided.
On Saturday, September 22 at 11:00 am, the Scottsville Art Guild is offering a free Cardmaking Workshop. The program is free but space is limited so please call 270-237-3861 to register today.
New books for children this week include: Fox the Tiger by Corey R. Tabor, Chicken on Vacation by Adam Lehrhaupt, Duck and Hippo Give Thanks by Jonathan London, Skelly’s Halloween by David Martin, The Rough Patch by Brian Lies, Dear Substitute by Chris Raschka, Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael Mahin, A Day with Yayah by Julie Flett, Boats are Busy by Sara Gillingham, and A Piece of Home by Jeri Watts.
Older children will enjoy: Older Than Dirt: A Wild but True History of Earth by Don Brown & Dr. Mike Perfit, Once Upon a Slime by Andy Maxell, Running on Sunshine by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano, Refuge by Alan Gratz, Ranger’s Apprentice: The Royal Ranger by John Flanagan, and Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome,
New large print books for adults include: The Plot is Murder by V.M. Burns, Dog Dish of Doom by E.J. Copperman, Tart of Darkness by Denise Swanson, Cherry Pies & Deadly Lies, by Darci Hannah, The Kerrigans: A Texas Dynasty by William W. Johnstone, 45 Caliber by Peter Brandvold, Bounty of Greed by Paul Colt, The Seasons of My Mother by Marcia Gay Harden, The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi by Kathi Lee Gifford, Tip of the Iceberg by Mark Adams, and A Future of Faith by Pope Francis with Dominique Wolton.
New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Kudos by Rachel Cusk, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen by Sarah Bird, Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer, Imppostor’s Lure by Carla Neggers, The Mercy Seat byElizabeth H. Winthrop, The Emperor of Shoes by Spencer Wise, In Times Gone By by Tracie Peterson, Everything She Didn’t Say by Jane Kirkpatrick, Timeless by RA. Salvatore, A Christmas Prayer by Wanda Brunsteter, Loving Her Texas Protector by Mary Connealy, Robert B. Parker’s Colorblind by Reed Raffel Coleman, Shadow Tyrants by Clive Cussler, The Forbidden Door By Dean Koontz, and Juror #3 by James Patterson and Nancy Allen.
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?
To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free. Just provide us 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.