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Library News for July 11, 2018

Join us on Saturday, July 14 at 2:00 pm for Rockin’ 70’s and 80’s Trivial Contest.  Tommy Starr from D93 will be the MC.  Teams of 1 – 4 can register by calling 270-237-3861. There will be food and prizes.

Our summer reading theme is LIBRARIES ROCK! Kids who registered and turn in summer reading logs will win prizes.  Our summer reading store will include guitars, bicycles, geology kits, activity trackers, and more.  Winners with the most reading time logged will get to choose prizes first. Thank you to the Friends of the Allen County Public Library for helping with the stocking of our prize store.

Summer reading programs start at 1:00 pm. Kids 12 and under are invited to these events:  July 12 Visitors from Lost River Cave, July 19 Reader’s Rock Magic and Comedy Show with Barry and Sam the Turtle, July 24 Rockin’ Crafts,  and July 26 Born to be Wild with Animal Tales.

Teens are invited to these summer reading programs:  July 11 Making Music, July 16 Musical Games, July 18 Musical Science, July 23 Mystery Escape Room, July 25 Edible Art.

There will be a rock concert on the library’s front porch at 6:00 pm on July 17 featuring The Flaming Hots, The Cannon & D’s and The Smoro’s Boys.

School aged kids are invited to join our Lego Club. It meets the third Saturday each month.  This month we’ll meet on July  21 at 11:00 am.

Every Saturday, Crafternoon starts sat 1:00 pm. Students of all ages are invited to attend, but be sure to wear old clothes because crafting can be messy.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Somebody’s Daughter by David Bell, River to Redemption by Ann H. Gabhart, All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin, The Cactus by Sarah Haywood, The Endless Beach by Jenny Colgan, The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand, Dreams of Falling by Karen White, Becoming the Talbot Sisters by Rachel Linden, The Glitch by Elisabeth Cohen, Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble, Star of the North by D.B. John, Best Beach Ever by Wendy Was, Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall, The Solace of Water by Elizabeth Byler Younts, Arms of Mercy by Ruth Reid, The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware,  The High Season by Judy Blundell, and The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy.

New books on the Adult Nonfictin Shelf include: The Burial Ground: Civil War Solders Who Died on Dumont Hill or Scottsville, Kentucky by Glen Conner, Once Upon Farm by Rory Feek, My Girls: A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie by Todd Fisher, An Outlaw and a Lady: A Memoir of Music, Life with Waylon, and the Faith That Brought Me Home by Jessi Colter, Kentucky Fried Pensions 2018 by Chris Tobe, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It! by Ree Drummond, Never Look at the Empty Seats: A Memoir by Charlie Daniels,

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.

Library News for July 11, 2018 2018-07-05T17:46:51+00:00

Library News for July 4, 2018

The library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th for Independence Day. We’ll re-open at 9:00 am on Thursday, July 5th.   We hope you have a safe and wonderful holiday.

In partnership with the Scottsville Art Guild, we are offering a youth acrylic art class (ages18 and under) on Saturday, July 7 at 1:00 pm.  Space is limited to 15 registrants.  Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

Every summer  the library plans programs for children and teens to keep their brains growing. This year is no different. Our theme LIBRARIES ROCK will incorporate musical elements and geology into our summer programs.

Kids who registered and turn in summer reading logs will win prizes.  Our summer reading store will include guitars, bicycles, geology kits, activity trackers, and more.  Winners with the most reading time logged will get to choose prizes first. Thank you to the Friends of the Allen County Public Library for helping with the stocking of our prize store.

Summer reading programs start at 1:00 pm. Kids 12 and under are invited to these events:  July 11 Science Rocks with Jason Lindsey, July 12 Visitors from Lost River Cave, July 19 Reader’s Rock Magic and Comedy Show with Barry and Sam the Turtle, July 24 Rockin’ Crafts,  and July 26 Born to be Wild with Animal Tales.

Teens are invited to these summer reading programs: July 9 Rock Painting, July 11 Making Music, July 16 Musical Games, July 18 Musical Science, July 23 Mystery Escape Room, July 25 Edible Art.

There will be a rock concert on the library’s front porch at 6:00 pm on July 17 featuring The Flaming Hots and other local talent.  For a complete schedule of events, visit our website at www.allencountylibrary.com.

Have you ever considered joining a book club?  Join us on Tuesday, July 17 at 1:00 pm as we discuss this month’s book, The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve. Just stop by the circulation desk and ask for a copy. We’d love to have you join us for the discussion.

School aged kids are invited to join our Lego Club. It meets the third Saturday each month.  This month we’ll meet on July  21 at 11:00 am.

Every Saturday, Crafternoon starts sat 1:00 pm. Students of all ages are invited to attend, but be sure to wear old clothes because crafting can be messy.

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?

New movie this week include: I Can Only Imagine starring J. Michael Finley and Dennis Quaid, The Tomb Raider starring Alicia Vikander, Pacific Rim: Uprising starring John Boyega and Scott Eastwood, Winchester starring Helen Mirren, Midnight Suns starring Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger, and Paul: Apostle of Christ starring Jim Caviezel.

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.

Library News for July 4, 2018 2018-07-05T17:45:27+00:00

Library News for June 27, 2018

The library will be closed in Wednesday, July 4th for Independence Day. We’ll re-open at 9:00 am on Thursday, July 5th.   We hope you have a safe and wonderful holiday.

Time is running out if you want to register for summer reading. Kids who turn in their reading logs at the end of summer will have an opportunity to choose a prize from our store. There will be bikes, guitars, keyboards, Lego kits, and more fun things from which kids can choose. Those who register and log the most reading hours will be the first to shop. We offer prizes to encourage kids to keep up their reading skills, but the real reward is developing a lifelong love of reading.

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?

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children include: Biscuit in the Garden by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Curious George Plants a Seed by H.A. Rey, Good Enough to Eat by Lizzy Rockwell, National Geographic Readers: Seed to Plant by Kristin Baird Rattini, Pete Moss and the Super Strong Spinach by Cynthia Wylie, Robin Hill School Garden Project by Margaret Macnamara, Secrets of the Garden by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, Sweet Peas and Honeybees by Jenny Meyerhoff, The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle, and The Year of the Garden by Andrea Cheng.

New books for young adults include: Gone by Michael Grant, Hiding by Henry Turner, Furyborn: The Emporium Trilogy: Book 1 by Claire Legrand, Legendary by Stephanie Garber, The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan, Invisible Ghosts by Robyn Schneider, Loved by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast, Little Do We Know by Tamara Ireland Stone, The Lies They Tell by Gillian French, Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton, Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson, Marian Sharma Hits the Road by Sheba Karim, A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir, An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, and Outcast by Taran Matharu.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz, Do This For Me by Eliza Kennedy, The Gray Ghost by Clive Cussley, The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews, The Outsider by Stephen King, The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson, Free of Malice by Liz Lazarus, A Rose So Fair by Myra Johnson,

New books in CD include: The Disappeared by C.J. Box, By Invitation Only by Dorthea Benton Frank, and Fade to Black by Heather Graham.

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.

Library News for June 27, 2018 2018-06-22T13:40:03+00:00

Library News for June 20, 2018

Summer Reading registration is open. Kids who turn in their reading logs at the end of summer will have an opportunity to choose a prize from our store. There will be bikes, guitars, keyboards, Lego kits, and more fun things from which kids can choose. Those who register and log the most reading hours will be the first to shop. We offer prizes to encourage kids to keep up their reading skills, but the real reward is developing a lifelong love of reading.

On Tuesday, June 26 at 5:30, join us for Golden Girls Trivia Night. Teams of 1 – 4 can sign up for trivia and cheesecake.  Call 270-237-3861 to register your team.

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?

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for young adults include: Save the Date by Morgan Matson, Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Perez, The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan, Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau, Rough Justice by Kelley Armstrong, The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen, Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro, After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay, The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan, Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne, Bloodlines by Richelle Mead, Gone by Michael Grant, The Fall of Shannara by Terry Brooks, Chemistry Lessons by Meredith Goldstein,  and Not the Girl You’re Looking For by Aminha Mae Safi

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Hawaiian Discovery by Wanda E. Brunstetter and Jean Brunstetter, Buried Secrets by Barbara Cameron, The 49th Mystic: Beyond The Circle One by Ted Dekker, The Innkeeper’s Daughter by Michelle Griep, Room on the Porch Swing by Michelle Griep, Don’t Skip Out On Me by Willy Vlautin, Green Sun by Kent Anderson, The Captain’s Daughter by Jennifer Delamere, Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts, Beach House Reunion by Mary Alice Monroe, Turbulence by Stuart Woods, This I Know by Eldonna Edwards, Probable Claws by Rita Mae Brown & Sneay Pie Brown, The Gray Ghost by Clive Cussler, A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirz, The Summer I met Jack by Michelle Gable, and Murder Interrupted y James Patterson.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table by Rick Bragg, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser, Robin by Dave Itzkoff, Facts and Fears: Hard Truths From A Life Intelligence by James R. Clapper,

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 20, 2018 2018-06-22T13:38:58+00:00

Library News for June 13, 2018

Thank you to everyone who made the Friends of the Library book sale a success.  Many children and adults left the building with bags of books, thanks to donations.  A special thank you to the ladies from the Allen County Detention Center who helped us set up and put away the books we didn’t sell.  Also, a special thank you to Regina Carter for organizing the entire event. We appreciate all the Friends of the Library who volunteered to work.

Summer Reading registration is open. Kids who turn in their reading logs at the end of summer will have an opportunity to choose a prize from our store. There will be bikes, guitars, keyboards, Lego kits, and more fun things from which kids can choose. Those who register and log the most reading hours will be the first to shop. We offer prizes to encourage kids to keep up their reading skills, but the real reward is developing a lifelong love of reading.

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?

On Tuesday, July 19, stop by the library for Summer Lovin’ Movie Night. A classic romantic comedy featuring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks will start at 6:00 pm.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Rhyme Flies by Antonia Presenti, A House in the Sky and Other Uncommon Animal Homes by Robbin Gourley, The Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson, Turn This Book Into a Beehive! And 19 Other Experiments and Activities That Explore the Amazing World of Bees by Lynn Brunelle, The Stone Bird by Jenny McCartney and Patrick Benson, Pip & Pup by Eugene Yelchin, Ocean Meets Sky by The Fan Brothers, Honk! Splat! Broom! by Barry Gott, Captain Superlative! by J.S. Puller, Rescue by Jessie Haas, The Ambrose Deception by Emily Ecton, Lulu is Getting a Sister by Judith Vorst, Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, Play This Book by Jessica Young, Rice Boy by Dahm Evans, and Streetcar to Justice by Amy Hill Heart.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Forever My Girl by Heidi McLaughlin, The Shipbuilder by Salina Baker, The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter, The High Tide Club by Mary K. Andrews, The Moscow Deception by Karen Robards, The Pharoah Key by Preston & Child, Tom Clancy Line of Sight by Mike Maden and The Woman in the Woods by John Connolly.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: One Town’s Son by Kevin Troxall, The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker, and Finish First: Tips on

New movies include: Death Wish starring Bruce Willis, A Wrinkle in Time starring Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon, Red Sparrow starring Jennifer Lawrence, The Hufficane Heist starring Maggie Grace, and Every Day starring Angourie Rice.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 13, 2018 2018-06-22T13:37:59+00:00

Library News for June 6, 2018

Summer Reading registration is open.  Kids who turn in their reading logs at the end of summer will have an opportunity to choose a prize from our store. There will be bikes, guitars, keyboards, Lego kits, and more fun things from which kids can choose. Those who register and log the most reading hours will be the first to shop. We offer prizes to encourage kids to keep up their reading skills, but the real reward is developing a lifelong love of reading.

On Monday, June 11 at 5:00 pm, stop by for Donuts with Dad, a Father’s Day program for kids & Dads of all ages. We’ll read If You Give a Dog a Donut and have a Father’s Day Craft. This program will showcase the importance of Dads.

This month, the library’s adult book club is reading Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk and join us for book club on Tuesday,  June 20 at 1:00 PM.

Students ages 8 – 18 are invited sign up for a Youth Acrylic Art Class on Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 am. Supplies will be provided, but registration is required as space is limited to fifteen participants.

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?

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Neither by Airlie Anderson, If Wendell Had a Walrus by Lori Mortenson, Daddies Do by Lezlie Evans, Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard, Smithsonian: Maker Lab Outdoors by Jack Challoner, The Better Tree Fort by Jessica Scott Kerrin, Gravity by Ruth Spiro, Here, George! by Sandra Boynton, Howl Like a Wolf! By Kathleen Yale, Dig In! 12 Easy Gardening Projects Using Kitchen Scraps by Kari Cornell, An Atlas of Imaginary Places by Mia Cassany and Ana de Lima,  Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like and Inventor by Temple Grandin, Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, March Forward, Girl by Melba Pattillo Beals, The Tale of the Angelino Brown by Alex T. Smith, Pet This Book by Jessica Young.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: TheGray Ghost by Clive Cussler, Fade to Black by Heather Graham, Probably Claws by Rita Mae Brown, Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts, Pelican Bride by Beth White, We’ll Meet Again by Melody Carlson, The Creole Princess by Beth White,  Send Down the Rain by Charles Martin, and Warlight  by Michael Ondaatje.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Backstabbing for Beginners: My Crash Course in International Diplomacy by Michael Soussan, No Dream Is Too High by Buzz Aldrin, Make Trouble by Cecile Richards, and Pretty Mess by Erika Jayne, and New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyerconnected World and How to Make It Work for

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 6, 2018 2018-06-06T11:19:52+00:00

Library News for May 30, 2018

The annual Friends of the Library used book sale will be Friday and Saturday, June 1st and 2nd. You can buy a grocery bag full of books for one dollar ($1.00). Doors open at 9:00 am. Stop by early for the best selections.

Summer Reading registration opens on Friday, June 1.  Kids who turn in their reading logs at the end of summer will have an opportunity to choose a prize from our store. There will be bikes, guitars, keyboards, Lego kits, and more fun things from which kids can choose. Those who register and log the most reading hours will get to shop first. We offer prizes to encourage kids to keep up their reading skills, but the real reward is developing a lifelong love of reading.

On Monday, June 11 at 5:00 pm, stop by for Donuts with Dad, a Father’s Day program for kids & Dads of all ages. We’ll read If You Give a Dog a Donut and have a Father’s Day Craft. This program will showcase the importance of Dads.

This month, the library’s adult book club is reading Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk and join us for book club on Tuesday,  June 20 at 1:00 PM.

Students ages 8 – 18 are invited sign up for a Youth Acrylic Art Class on Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 am. Supplies will be provided, but registration is required as space is limited to fifteen participants.

On Thursday, June 7 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to Perler Bead Art.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Trains, Cranes & Troublesome Trucks by Random House, Goldfish on Vacation by Sally Lloyd-Jones, Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate by Kimberly & James Dean, A Round of Robins by Katie Hesterman, Forever or a Day by Sarah Jacoby, My First Piano Book by Genevieve Helsby and Jason Chapman, Did You Know? Science: Amazing Answers to More than 200 Awesome Questions by Emily Dodd, Math Lab for Kids by Rebecca Rapoport and J.A. Yoder, Night Out by Daniel Miyares, A House That Once Was by Julie Fogliano, Pass the Ball, Mo! by David A. Adler, Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea by Lynne Rae Perkins, Boying Up: How to Be Brave, Bold, and Brilliant by Mayim Bialik, PhD, and Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Warning Light by David Ricciardi, The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick,The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz, Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer, Shot in the Dark by Cleo Coyle, All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson, The Husband Hour by Jamie Brenner, Greeks Bearing Gifts by Philip Kerr, Varina by Charles Frazier, Flying at Night by Rebecca L. Brown. Princess by James Patterson and Rees Jones, Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts, My Kind of Christmas by Janet Dailey, Warlight by Michael Ondaatje, Fade to Black by Heather Graham, and The Gray Ghost by Clive Cussler.

New movies include: The Age of Adaline starring Blake Lively and Michiel Huisman, Samson starring Jackson Rathbone, Please Stand By starring Dakota Fanning, Forever My Girl starring Alex Ros and Jessica Rothe, and Dolphins: Spy in the Pod by BBC Earth.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 30, 2018 2018-05-31T17:28:21+00:00

Library News for May 23, 2018

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 28th for Memorial Day.  Stop by Saturday, May 26 and check out books, movies, and music for the long weekend.

It’s almost time for our annual Friends of Library Book Sale which will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 1st and 2nd from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Stop by early for the best selections.  If you have gently used books gathering dust, we hope you’ll consider donating them to the sale.

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?

The library’s adult book club is reading Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde this month. Pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk and join us for book club on Tuesday,  June 20 at 1:00 PM.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Circle Rolls by Barbara Kanninen, Stop, Train, Stop by Random House, Baby Bear’s Book of Tiny Tales by David McPhail, Bigger! Bigger by Leslie Patricelli, Square by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen,  Pet Dad by Elanna Allen, A Stone for Sascha by Aaron Becker, Step by Step by Loreen Leedy, A Frog’s Life by Irene Kelly, Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate, The Creativity Projects by Colby Sharp, Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote by Susan Zimet, and Evangeline of the Bayou by Jan Eldredge.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Mornings on Main by Jodi Thomas, Warning Light by David Ricciardi, The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick,The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz, Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer, Shot in the Dark by Cleo Coyle, All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson, The Husband Hour by Jamie Brenner, Greeks Bearing Gifts by Philip Kerr, Varina by Charles Frazier, Flying at Night by Rebecca L. Brown, The Cast by Daniel Steel, By Invitation Only by Dorthea Benton Frank, Buried Secrets by Barbara Cameron, and Charmed to the Bones by Carolyn Haines

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyerconnected World-and How To Make It Work for You by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms, Adamant: Finding Truth in a Universe of Opinions by Lisa Bevere, Falling with Wings: A Mother’s Story by Dianna De La Garza,  Look Big and Other Tips for Surviving Animal Encouters of All Kinds by Rachel Levi, My Days:Happy and Otherwise by Marion Ross,

New movies include: The Other Woman starring Cameron Diaz, Fifty Shades Darker starring Dakota Johnson, Black Panther starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael Jordan, Fun Mom Dinner starring Katie Aselton, and God’s Best Friend starring Winnie Clarke.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 23, 2018 2018-05-31T17:26:51+00:00

Library News for May 16, 2018

It’s almost time for our annual Friends of Library Book Sale which will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 1st and 2nd from 9:00 am – 4:00.  Stop by early for the best selections.  If you have gently used books gathering dust, we hope you’ll consider donating them to the sale.

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?

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Saturday, May 19 at 11:00 am, school-age children are invited to Lego My Library.  Ms. Abby has a vertical build challenge prepared.  We can’t wait to see the results of the creative sparks flying as participants see their vision take shape.

On Thursday, May 17 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to DIY Bath Bombs, and the following week, teens will be creating crafts from clay. It’s not too late to join the Teen Book Club.  This month teens will be reading and discussing The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a copy of the book. The teen book club will meet on Thursday, May 31 at 5:00 pm.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer, My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie, Room on the Porch Swing by Amy Clipston, Swimming Between Worlds by Elaine Neil Orr, The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty, One House Over by Mary Monroe, Grey Sister by Mark Lawrence, Lost Books and Old Bones by Paige Shelton, Death Doesn’t Bargain by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Secret to Southern Charm by Kristy Woodson Harvey, Give-A-Damn Jones by Bill Pronzini, Our Little Secret by Roz Nay, Home is Where the Heart Is by Linda Byler, Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison, Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone by Phaedra Patrick, Star Wars: The Last Jedi by Jason Fry, Just In Time by Marie Bostwick, The Lying Game by Ruth Ware, Love and Other Words by Christine Lauren, The Family Gathering by Robyn Carr, and We Own the Sky by Luke Allnutt.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After by Clemantine Wamariya, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by James Comey, The Fox Hunt: A Refugee’s Memoir of Coming to America by Mohammed Al Samawi, Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright, How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents by Jimmy O. Yang, Debbie Macomber’s Table by Debbie Macomber, and 50 Ways to Get a Job: An Unconventional Guide to Finding Work on Your Terms by Dev Aujla,

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 16, 2018 2018-05-31T17:26:02+00:00

Library News for May 9, 2018

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?

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Thursday, May 10 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to Crafting with Popsicle Sticks.

If you have an interested in genealogy, stop by on Monday, May 14 at 1:00 pm for Monday Roots with Ms. Amanda.

New books for children this week include: The Happy Egg by Ruth Krauss,  Friends Stick Together by Hanah E. Harrison, The Strange Awakening of Lazy Smurf by Peyo, The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science: 54 All-Star Experiments by Sean Connolly, Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater, and Running on the Roof of the World by Jess Butterworth.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Other Side of the Bridge by Camron Wright, The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth, The Recipe Box by Viola Shipman, Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao, Closer Than You Know by Brad Parks, To Die But Once by Jacqueline Winspear, The Coincidnce Makers by Yoav Blum, The Heart Between Us by Lindsay Harrel, The Heart’s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere, Pelican Point by Irene Hannon, Blind Betrayal by Nancy Mehl, Dare from Deep Within by D.L. Sleiman, The 17th Suspect by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea, Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk, Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic by Ace Atkins, The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel, The Thief by J.R. Ward, He by John Connolly, The Forgotten Road by Richard Paul Evans, Cave of Bones by Anne Hillerman, Unwilling Warrior by Andrew Boeshaar.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: Be the BBQ Pitmaster by Will Budiaman, Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Female Marines Are Trained by Kate Germano, Instant Pot Cookbook by Good Housekeeping, The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table by Rick Bragg, Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World by Eileen McNamara, Can’t Help Myself: Lessons & Confessions from a Modern Advice Columnist by Meredith Goldstein, Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling by Amy Chozick, The Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or Whatever by Jamie Wright, and Magnolia Table  by Joanna Gaines.

New movies include: Tremors starring Michael Gross and Jamie Kennedy, 12 Strong starring Chris Hemsworth, My Daddy is in Heaven starring Jenn Gotzon and Corbin Bernsen, Hallmark Channel’s Royal Wedding Collection starring Meghan Markle, Sheer & Wolves featuring the voices of Tom Felton and Ruby Rose, Paw Patrol: Summer Rescues, and Peter Rabbit.                                                       

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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 May 9, 2018 2018-05-31T17:25:02+00:00