Library News for February 6, 2019

Registration is open for Prime Time Family Reading. Space is limited to thirty 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 and share ideas, explore together topics such as community, fairness, and determination, learn more about community, and your public library resources, 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. This program is sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and The Allen County Public Library.

On Saturday, February 9 at 10:00 am, join us as we le

On Saturday, February 9 at 10:00 am, join us as we learn how to craft beautiful cards for Valentine’s Day.

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.

The Lego Club for school age children meets the third Saturday of each month at 11:00 am. Join us on Feb. 16 for a build-challenge.

New books for young adults include: Turbo Racers: Trailblazer by Austin Aslan, Sadie by Courtney Summers, Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram, The Selection by Kiera Cass, Amulet by Supernova, The Wicked King by Holly Black, Broken Things by Lauren Oliver, Stain by A.G. Howard, 96 Words for Love by Rachel Roy and Ava Dash, The Similars by Rebecca Hanover,  The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm by Christopher Paolini, Boarding School Juliet by Yousuke Kaneda, Two Can Keep a Secret…If One Is Dead by Karen M. McManus, Slayer by Kiersten White, and Inventing Victoria by Tonya Bolden.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge by Pepper Basham, The Flimflam Affair by Bill Pronzini, Any Man of Mine by Diana Palmer, Rule of Law by John Lescroart, No Exit by Taylor Adams, No Sunscreen for the Dead by Tim Dorsey, Verses for the Dead by Preston and Child, The Enemy of My Enemy by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth, Watcher in the Woods by Kelley Armstrong, The Curiosities by Susan Gloss, Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken, Before We Were Strangers by Brenda Novak, The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman,  Connection in Death by J.D. Robb,  Secrets at Cedar Cabin by Colleen Coble

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Live Big: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Passion, Practicality, and Purpose by Ajit Nawalkha, More Sewing to Sell by Virginia Lindsay, Fat Quarter: One-Piece Projects by Tina Barrett, The Clean: East, Reset, Heal by Gwyneth Paltrow, Sew With Me by Brandy Nelson, The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer by Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., The Martha Manual: How to Do (Almost) Everything by Martha Stewart, Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents by Pete Souza amd America’s Most Haunted by Theresa Arie and Eric Olsen.

New movies include: Boy Erased starring Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crow, Indivisible starring Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening, The Wife starring Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce, Hunter Killer starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman, Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, and Lego: The Secret Exhibit.

If you love e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at 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.

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