News

News

/Blog Large/

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 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 February 6, 2019 2019-02-08T09:14:40+00:00

Library News for January 30, 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 Thursday, January 31 at 5:30 pm, join us for Cyber Safety to help you keep your electronic devices safe and your personal information private. Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

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. Toddler 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.

New books for children this week include: Up the Mountain Path by Marianne Dubuc, Baby Robot by Dawn Sirett, Stretch to the Sun by Carrie A. Pearson, Cows on the Farm by Rose Carraway, Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the Storm Away by Ketch Secor, Is That You, Eleanor Sue? by Tricia Tusa, Poe Won’t Go by Kelly DiPucchio, King Alice by Matthew Cordell, Sometimes Rain by Meg Fleming, What Do You Do With a Voice Like That? by Chris Barton, Backyard Bears by Amy Cherrix,  Your Amazing Skin from Outside In by Joanne Settel, PhD, and What’s for Breakfast by Denys Cazet.

New books for young adults include: The Scorch Trials by James Dashner, Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Sponer, Halo: Battle Born by Cassandra Rose Clarke, The Me I Meant to Be by Sophie Jordan, When The Truth Unravels by Ruthanne Snow, Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard, Even if I Fall by Abigail Johnson, The Truth Lies Here by Lindsey Klingele, A Sky for us Alone by Kristin Russell, and Hidden Pieces by Paula Stokes.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Liar Liar by James Patterson and Candice Fox, The Void Protocol by F. Paul Willson,  The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker, The Widows by Jess Montogmery, Death of a Rainmaker by Laurie Laewenstein, Love to Behold by Sharlene MacLaren, With This Pledge by Tamera Alexander, Deep War by David Poyer, and Under the Midnight Sun by Tracie Peterson and Kimberly Woodhouse,

New movies include: The Old Man and the Gun starring Robert Redford, Night School starring Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish, Once Upon a Deadpool starring Ryan Reynolds, Jonathan starring Ansel Elgort, Beyond White Space starring Holt McCallany, Speed Kills starring John Travolta, Goosebumps 2 starring Bryce Cass, Lego® Jurassic World: The Secret Exhibit, and PAW Patrol: Pups Save Puplantis.

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 January 30, 2019 2019-01-31T14:41:47+00:00

Library News for January 23, 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.

If you want to learn to eat healthier, but struggle understanding labels in the grocery, join us on Thursday, January 24 at 5:30 pm. Dr. Jan Bloink will be teaching Label Reading 101 at the Allen County Public Library. Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

We’re offering a series of programs in January to help you with social media and computers.  On Wednesday, January 23 at 5:00 we’ll teach you how to use Facebook to connect with friends and family across the globe. You’ll learn how to use social media in fun and creative ways. On Wednesday, January 30 at 5:00 pm join us to learn about Instagram. We’ll teach you how to use your pictures on Instram to express yourself.  And finally, on Thursday, January 31 at 5:30 pm, join us for Cyber Safety to help you keep your electronic devices safe and your personal information private. Call 270-237-3861 to register for any of these free programs.

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.

New books for children this week include: The Night Box by Louise Greig and Ashling Lindsay, Quiet by Tomie dePaola, Sing a Song of Seasons by Fran Preston-Gannon, Lu: Track 4 by Jason Reynolds, Path to the Stars by Sylvia Acefedo, Kid Spy: The Impossible Crime by Mac Barnett, Max and the Midknights by Lincoln Peirce, Shelby’s Story: A Dog’s Way Home Tale by W. Bruce Cameron, Love Like Sky by Leslie C. Youngblood, Inky’s Amazing Escape by Sy Montgomery, The Reptile Club by Maureen Fergus, Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers by Melissa Stewart, Hammering for Freedom by Rita Lorraine Hubbard, Sleepover at the Museum by Karen LeFrak, and Pterodactyle Show and Tell by Thad Krasnesky.

New books for on the adult fiction shelf include: In a House of Lies by Ian Rankin, Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi, The Dakota Winters by Tom Barbash, Only Killers and Thieves by Paul Howarth, The Three Secret Cities by Matthew Reilly, Watching You by Lisa Jewell, Seasons of an Amish Garden by Amy Clipston, House of Gold by Natasha Solomons, Untouchable by Jane Ann Krentz, The Au Pair by Emma Rous, The Air You Breathe y Frances De Pontes Peebles, The Best of Us by Robyn Carr, The Light Over London by Julia Kelly, An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkannen,

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 January 23, 2019 2019-01-17T14:18:26+00:00

Library News for January 16, 2019

If you want to learn to eat healthier, but struggle understanding labels in the grocery, join us on Thursday, January 24 at 5:30 pm. Dr. Jan Bloink will be teaching Label Reading 101 at the Allen County Public Library. Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

We’re offering a series of programs in January to help you with social media and computers.  On Wednes, January 16 at 5:00 pm join us for FACT Check to learn how to decipher real news from fake news. On Wednesday, January 23 at 5:00 we’ll teach you how to use Facebook to connect with friends and family across the globe. You’ll learn how to use social media in fun and creative ways. On Wednesday, January 30 at 5:00 pm join us to learn about Instagram. We’ll teach you how to use your pictures on Instram to express yourself.  And finally, on Thursday, January 31 at 5:30 pm, we’ll offer Cyber Safety to help you keep your electronic devices safe and your personal information private. Call 270-237-3861 to register for any of these free programs.

Regular 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.

New books for children this week include: Corduroy Writes a Letter based on the characters created by Don Freeman, Fancy Nancy – Chez Nancy adapted by Nancy Parent, Time for Bed Pete the Kitty by James Dean, Pete the Cat Goes Camping by James Dean, Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed, Why The Face? by Jean Jullien, Everyday Magic For Kids by Justin Flom, Giraffe and Bird Together Again by Rebecca Bender, The Snow Rabbit by Georgiana Deutsch, Mousie, I Will Read To You by Rachael Cole & Melissa Crowton, The Little Barbarian by Renato Moriconi, Max’s Story by W. Bruce Cameron, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney, Monster Itch: Ghost Attack by David Lubar, Lulu The Broadway Mouse by Jenna Gavigan, and Island War by Patricia Reilly Giff.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Broken Ground by Val McDermid, Let The Dead Keep Their Secrets by Rosemary Simpson, Hunting Annabelle by Wendy Heard, The Mansion by Ezekiel Boone, The Ice House by Laura Lee Smith, Sweet Pea by C.J. Skuse, The Whispered Word by Ellery Adams, The Red Address Book by Sofia Lundberg, The Light Over London by Julia Kelly, Everything Here is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee, Into the Night by Sarah Bailey, His Perfect Wife by Natasha Bell, Ruled by Angel Payne, A Bound heart by Laura Frantz, The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye, and Murder and Mendelssohn by Kerry Greenwood.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Everyday Millionaires by Chris Hogan, The Graduate Survival Guide by Anthony O’Neal and Rachel Cruz, A Midwife in Amish Country by Kim Woodard Osternholer, The New Strong-Willed Child by Dr. James Dobson, There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir by Casey Gerald, The Boys in the Cave: Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand by Matt Gutman, and Wallace in Love: The Untold Life of the Ducess of Windsor, The Woman Who Changed the Monarcy by Andrew Morton.

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 January 16, 2019 2019-01-17T14:16:44+00:00

Library News for January 9, 2019

On Wednesday, January 16 at 5:30 join us for Fact Check to learn how to determine if information on the internet is Fake News.

Teens are invited to Frozen Science on Thursday, January 17 at 5:00 pm to participate in a variety of science experiments featuring snow. Space is limited. Please call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

If you want to eat healthier, but struggle understanding labels in the grocery, join us on Thursday, January 24 at 5:30 pm. Dr. Jan Bloink will be teaching Label Reading 101 at the Allen County Public Library. Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

If you want to learn more about cyber security and keeping your electronic devices safe, join us on Thursday, January 31 at 5:30 pm. An I.T. Specialist  will teach a class on computer safety and protection.  Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

School age children are invited to Lego our Library on Saturday, January 19 at 11:00 am.

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.

New books for children this week include: I’ll Love You Till The Cows Come Home by Kristyna Litten, Hush Hush, Forest, The Genius Files: Never Say Genius by Dan Gutman, The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn, Just Like You! by Jane Chapman, Love, Z by Jessie Sima, Haroald Loves His Wooly Hat by Vern Kousky, Owls Are Good at Keeping Secrets: An Unusual Alphabet by Sara O’Leary, Pandora’s Legacy by Kara Leopard, Winter Babies by Kathryn O. Galbraith,The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon, Corduroy Makes a Cake based on the characters created by Don Freeman, Cooking With Same-I-Am by Courtney Carbone, The Book Tree by Paul Czajak, and, I Can Fly by Fifi Kuo.

New books for on the adult fiction shelf include: Siege of Stone by Terry Goodkind, To the Moon and Back by Karen Kingsbury, Verses for the Dead by Preston & Child, A Delicate Touch by Stuart Woods, The Boy by Tami Hoag, Turning Point by Danielle Steel, Untouchable by Jayne Ann Krentz, The House Next Door by James Patterson, The New Iberia Blues by James Lee Burke, Borrowed by Lucia DiStefanano, Stronger, Faster, & More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton, and Second Chance Amish Bride & Undercover Amish by Marta Perry and Debby Giusti

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Queen: Album by Album, by Martin Popoff, Styling for Instragram by Leela Cyd, Counting to Perfect by Suzanne LaFleur,  The Complete Diabetes Cookbook by America’s Test Kitchen, Age Healther Live Happier by Gary Donovitz, Beverly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story of Ky’s Worst Tragedy by Robert Webster and David Brock, and Daring Faith by Randy Harris and Greg Taylor.

New movies this week include: God Bless The Broken Road starring Lindsay Pulsipher, Venom starring Tom Hardy, The Predator starring Boyd Holbrook, Air Strike starring Bruce Willis, The House With a Clock in Its Walls starring Jack Black, A Simple Favor starring Anna Kenrick, The Equalizer 2 starring Denzel Washington, White boy Rick starring Matthew McConaughey, and Orphan Horse starring Jon Voght.

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 January 9, 2019 2019-01-11T11:45:30+00:00

Library News for January 2, 2019

Happy New Year.  If you’re short on cash after the holidays, stop by to see us for free books, music, and movies to check out.  Library cards are free. Just provide us with a photo I.D. and a piece of recently postmarked mail.

We’ll be offering “Food for Fines” during the month of January. If your library card is blocked due to money owed for lost items or overdue fees, we’ll waive a dollar for each non-perishable food item donated.  At the end of the month, we’ll be delivering the food collected to the Senior Citizen Center’s food bank.  We’ll accept food donations from anyone, so if you have extra items in your pantry, feel free to drop them off at the library.

On Wednesday,  January 2 at 5:00 pm, we’ll be offering assistance to patrons who need help with their electronic devices. Bring your device, cords, maybe even a manual and we’ll do our best to help you get comfortable using your new device.  This program is for any age patron trying to learn how to use electronic devices such as E-readers and smart phones.

Our adult book club will meet on Tuesday, January 22 at 1:00 pm. This month, we’re reading Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig. Stop by the circulation desk and ask for a copy.  We’ll also be selecting  books to read throughout 2019, so join us.

Our weekly programs for children include: Baby Time on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm,  Toddler 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.

New books for children this week include: Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian by Jacob Sager Weinstein, Bigger Than You by Hyewon Kyung, Chilly Da Vincci by J. Rutland, The Littlest Things Give the Loveliest Hugs by Mark Sperring, The Poesy Ring by Bob Graham, Lego City: Stop That Train! by Ace Landers, Romeosaurus and Juliet Rex by Mo O’Hara, Horse Meets Dog by Elliott Kalan & Tim Miller, The Notebook of Doom by Troy Cummings, The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Hide-and-Seek adapted by Samantha Brooks, The Adventures of Violet and Dash: Friend or Foe? An Original Story from Disney PIXAR Incredibles, Fox Is Late by Corey R. Tabor, The Genius Files by Dan Gutman, and Monster Itch: Vampire Trouble by David Lubar,

New books for on the adult fiction shelf include: On Magnolia Lane by Denise Hunter, Who I Am With You by Robin Lee Hatcher, Pandemic by Robin Cook, My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite, The Latecomers by Helen Klein Ross, I’ll Be There For You by Kelsey Miller, Blood Is Blood by Will Thomas, The Rabbit Listened  by Cori Doerrfeld, Thirty Minutes Over Oregon by Marc Tyler Nobleman, Bold and Brave by Kirsten Gillibrand,  Dreamers by Uyyi Morales,  The Shadows We Hide by Allen Eskens, Under the Midnight Sun by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse, The Best Bad Things by Katrina Carrasco, and His Promise by Shelley Shepard Gray.

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 January 2, 2019 2019-01-11T11:44:33+00:00

Library News for November 28, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to the library on Saturday, December 8th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  Call 270-237-3861 to make an appointment for your child to meet Santa Bob.

It’s time for our annual Polar Express party. All aboard for fun and games on Monday, December 10 at 5:00 pm.

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 to 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 to start.

New books for children this week include:  Forest School Adventure by Naomi Walmsley & Dan Westall, I Got the Christmas Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison, Crafty Llama by Mike Kerr, The Gospel Told by the Animals by Bénédicte Delelis and Ėric Puybaret, Am I Yours? By Alex Latier, Merry Christmas Little Elliot by Mike Curato, Sparkle’s First Christmas by Amy Young, The Lego Christmas Ornaments Book by Chris MCveigh, Good Night Diggers by Adam Gamble, This Is Christmas by Tom Booth, and Pip and Posy: The Christmas Tree by Axel Scheffler.

Older children will enjoy: The Crimes of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling, The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher, Slkylark and Wallcreeper by Anne O’Brien Carelli, Tales of and 8-Bit Kitten: Lost In the Nether by Cube Kid, and Candy Fairies: Carmel Moon by Helen Perlman,

New books for on the adult fiction shelf include: Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child, Sea of Greed by Clive Cussler, A Season of Grace by Lauraine Snelling, You Don’t Own Me by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke, Lies Come Easy by Steven F. Havill, A Christmas Revelation by Anne Perry, Residue by Michael McGarrity, Jerusalem’s Queen by Angela A. Hunt, The Colors of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith, Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer, The Noel Stranger by Richard Paul Evans, Chosen People by Robert Whitlow,  Montana Cherries by Kim Law, A Town Divided by Christmas by Orson Scott Card, Look Alive Tenty-Five by Janet Evanovich, A Seat By The Hearth by Amy Clipston, Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg, The Cost of Betrayal by Dee Henderson, Dani Pettrey and Lynette Eason.  

New books for young adults include: The Assassins Guide to Love & Treason by Virginia Boecker, Batman: White Knight by Sean Murphy, Board School: Vol. 2 by Yousuke Kaneda, Baruto, Vol. 2: Naruto Next Generation by Ukyo Kodachi, How She Died, How I Lived by Mary Crickett, Imagine Us Happy by Jennifer Yu, A Map of Days (Miss Perigrine’s Peculiar Children) by Ransom Riggs, Jim Henon’s Labyrinth: Coronation Vol 1 by Simon Spurrier, The Legend of Zelda, Twighlight Princess, Vol 2 by Akira Himekawa, and The Speaker by Traci Chee.

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 November 28, 2018 2018-11-29T18:39:58+00:00

Library News for November 7, 2018

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 home-school youth meet on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. We hope you’ll make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Thursday, November 8 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to make a galaxy jar.

Do you ever wonder about your family history?  If so, make an appointment with Ms. Amanda on Monday, November 12 or Monday, November 26 for Monday Roots.

If you want to learn how to knit to 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 to start.

The Lego Club will meet on Saturday, November 17 at 11:00 am.  This is open to all school-age children.

New books for children this week include:  Zola’s Elephant by Randall de Seve, The Dreamer by Il Sung Na, Small Spaces by Katherine Arden, The Train to Impossible Places by P.G. Bel, Soof by Sarah Weeks, Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment by James Patterson, Start Now! by Chelsea Clinton, Wonderland  by Barbara O’Connor, Anne Arrives by Kallie George, Ogre Enchanted by Gail Carson Evans, Louisana’s Way Home by Kate Dicamilo, There’s a Dinosaur on the 13th Floor by Wade Bradford, The Snow Nap by Jan Brett, Construction Zoo by Jennifer Thorne, I’ll Root for You by Edward va de Vendel, and Counting Dinos by Eric Pender.  

New books for adults include: All I Want for Christmas by Robyn Carr, A Season to Celebrate by Fern Michaels, Christmas by Accident by Camron Wright, Yule Log Murder by Leslie Meier, River Bodies by Karen Katchur, Murder in her Stocking by G.A. McKevett, The Whitet Christmas Inn by Colleen Wright, Lady of a Thousand Treasures by Sandra Byrd, A Vineyard Christmas by Jean Stone, Remembrance by Mary Monroe, Triple Homicide by James Patterson, Burden of Proof  by DiAnn Mills,  A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl by Jean Thompson, The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox, Lethal Target by Janice Cantore, Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson, Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller, The Line by Martin Limón, Death of a Neighborhood Scrooge y Laura Levine, The Ragged Edge of Night by Olivia Hawker, The Red Coat by Dolly Carlson,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  The Fisherman’s Tomb: The True Story of the Vatican’s Secret Search, by John O’Neill, Bake from Scratch: Artisan Recipes for the Home Baker by Hart Hoffman, and Bathed in Prayer by Jan Karon.

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 November 7, 2018 2018-11-09T14:11:41+00:00

Library News for October 24, 2018

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 to 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 to start.

On Monday, October 29 at  5:00 pm, join us for Creepy Movie night.  Light refreshments will be served.

On Wednesday, October 31 at 10:00 am, pre-school and home-school children are invited to dress in costume for the Halloween Parade as we visit downtown merchants for tricks or treats.

New books for children this week includes: The Stuff of Stars by Marion Dane Bauer, Good Rosie! By Kate DiCamillo, The Silly Book by Stoo Hample, Archie and the Bear by Zanni Louise and David Mackintosh, Disney Princess Magical Moments by Brooke Vitale,  Imagine! by Raűl Colón, Spooked! by Gail Jarrow, Fangsgiving by Ethan Long, Hiking Day by Anne Rockwell, Badgers by Julie Murray, I Love My Pet Chinchilla by Alexis Roumanis, The 12 Days of Thanksgiving by Jenna Lettice, Through The Window by Barb Rosenstock,Click, Clack, Quack to School! by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin, The Secret Life of the Little Brown Bat by Laurence Pringle, and Misfits by Jen Calonita.

Older children will enjoy: A Case for Buffy by Ulf Nilsson, Property of the Rebel Librarian by Allison Varnes, The Third Mushroom by Jennifer L. Holm, Borka: The Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers by John Burningham, Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech, The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson, Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan, Look at the Weather by Britta Teckentrup.

New books on the Adult Fiction shelf  include: Depth of Winter by Craig Johnson, Transcription by Kate Atkinson, A Lineage of Grace by Francine Rivers, Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness, Bay of Sighs by Nora Roberts, Vengeful by V.E. Schwab, The Other Woman by Sadie Jones, The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle, Lies by T.M. Logan, Legion by Brandon Sanderon, Crisis by Felix Francis, The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher, The Intermission by Elyssa Friedland, Gone So Long by Andre Dubs III, Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott, A Willing Murder by Jude Deveraux, The Storm by Arif Anwar, and Tear Me Apart by J.T. Ellison,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Killing the SS by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard,  The Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, The Man I Never Met: A Memoir by Adam Schefter,  21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari, Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow, Gorbachev by William Taubman, This Is The Day by Tim Tebow, and If You Love Me: A Mother’s Journey Through Her Daughter’s Opioid Addiction by Maureen Cavanagh.

New movies include: Warning Shot starring Tammy Blanchard, Skyscraper starring Dwayne Johnson, Reprisal starring Fran Grillo and Bruce Willis, Boundaries starring Vera Farmiga and Christopher Plummer, Arizona starring Danny McBide, Down a Dark Hall starring Uma Thurman, Buy Bust starring Anne Curtis,  and the animated film Hotel Transylvania 3.

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 October 24, 2018 2018-10-25T17:27:31+00:00

Library News for October 17, 2018

Our weekly programs for children include: Baby Time on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm. Toddler 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 to 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 to start.

On Saturday, October 20, at 11:00 am,school-age kids are invited to Lego my library. Ms. Abby will have a fun build challenge ready for the builders.

On  Thursday, October 18 at 5:00 pm, teens will make Zombie Brain Slime.  Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program as space is limited.

The Trick-or-Treat parade is scheduled for Friday, October 26 at 10:00 am.  Kids will visit the downtown merchants dressed in Halloween costumes.  Children must be accompanied by an adult caretaker to participate in the parade. We’ll gather in front of the library at 9:55 for a picture, so don’t be late.

New books for children this week include: At Home in the Barn by Jerry Pinkney, Batman Says Thank You by May Nakamura, Chinchillas: My First Pet by Vanessa Black, The Atlas Oscura Explorer’s Guide for The World’s Most Adventurous Kid by Kylan Thuras and Rosemary Mosco, Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas by Kimberly and James Dean, Disney f-Minute Classic Stories by Disney Press, There’s a Hole in My Garden by James Stewart, and Aunti Loves You! by Helen Foster James.

Older children will enjoy: The Assination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin, Mac B. Kid Spy: Mac Undercover by Mac Barnett, Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier, Zor & Me: The Cursed Ground by T.R. Simon, Big Foot and Little Foot: The Monster Detector by Ellen Potter, The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo, Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joseph Lambert, Explorer Academy Academy: The Nebula Secret by Trudi Truit, Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut’s Tomb by Tracey Fern, Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets by Dav Pilkey,

New books on the Adult Fiction shelf include: Montana Dreams by Scottsville’s Kim Law,  Button Man by Andrew Gross, Ambush by James Patterson and James O. Born,  Street Freaks by Terry Brooks, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green, The Glass Ocean by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White, November Road by Lou Berney, The Reluctant Warrior by May Connealy, Dead Man Running by Steve Hamlton, Holy ghost by John Sandford, ,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Rise: In Defense of Judeo-Christian Values and Freedom by Brigitte Gabriel, Cravings: Hungry for More by Chrissy Teigen, Guinness World Records 2019,Legends of Prop Wrestling by Tim Hornbaker, We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time by José Andrés with Richard Wolffe, An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan, The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger,  Accessory to War by Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang, Seriously Good Freezer Meals by Karrie Truman, and Dear America, Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas.

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 October 17, 2018 2018-10-25T17:25:15+00:00