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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

Library News for October 10, 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  Thursday, October 18 at 5:00 pm, teens will make Zombie Brain Slime.  Call 270-237-3861 to register for these free programs as space is limited.

New books for children this week include: There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake by Loren Long, Rock What Ya Got by Samantha Berger, Presto & Zesto In Limboland by Arthur Yorinks and Maurice Sendak, Take Your Octopus to School Day by Audrey Vernick, The Thank You Book by Mary Lyn Ray, Turning Pages: My Life Story by Sonia Sotomayor, The Reckless Queen by Alexis O’Neill and Laura Huliska-Beith,  and The Dam by David Almond

Older children will enjoy: Squirm by Carl Hiaasen, Lord of the Mountain by Ronald Kidd, The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden by Karina Yan Glaser, Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald,The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes, Very Rich by Polly Horvath, Mascot by Anthony John, Brotherband: The Caldera by John Flanagan, Babymouse: Tales from the Locker by Miss Communication, Winnie’s Great War by LindsayMattick and Josh Greenhut, and Time Castaways: The Mona Lisa Key by Liesl Shurtliff.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Death in Shangri-La by Yigal Zur, Trapped by Irene Hannon, An Easy Death by Charlaine Harris, His New Amish Family by Patricia Davids, The Dead Ringer by M.C. Beaton, Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat by Anne Rice, The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson, The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand, A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult, Harbor Secrets by Melody Carlson, Night After Night by Lauren Blakely, Her Forgiving Amish Heart by Rebecca Kertz, The Amish Suitor by Jo Ann Brown, and The Wedding Quilt Bride by Marta Perry.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy, Korvels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2019 by Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel, In Pieces by Sally Field, Thyroid Heaing by Anthony William, Live Long and …What I Learned Along the Way by William Shatner with Davd Fisher, Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

New movies this week include: Siberia starring Keanu Reeves, Adrift starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin, Fahrenheit 451 starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon, Damsel starring Mia Wasikowska, Woman Walks Ahead starring Jessica Chastain and Sam Rockwell,and  Sicasrio: Day of the Soldado starring Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin.

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 10, 2018 2018-10-25T17:24:09+00:00

Library News for October 3, 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.

On Thursday, October 4 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to learn how to create artwork using   Alcohol Ink.  Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program as space is limited.

Adults are invited to a fall decorting class on Saturday, October 6 at 10:00. Participants will make a door hanger. Call 270-237-3861 to pre-register for this free class.

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: Bog Brother Peanut Butter by Terry Border, Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly was Invented by Tanya Lee Stone, We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell, Ancient Wonders, Then & Now by Stuart Hill, Dig, Dump, Roll by Sally Sutton, and Friends and Foes by Douglas Florian.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Death in Shangri-La by Yigal Zur, The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish, Ruff Justice by Laurie Berenson, Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley, Beautiful Exiles by Meg Waite Clayton, How to Keep a Secret by Sarah Morgan, All Grown Up by Jamie Attenberg, Wild Fire by Ann Cleeves, Portrait of A Sister by Laura Bradford, Girls’ Night by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke, The Art of Inheriting Secrets by Barbara O’Neal, Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Lee, The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll, In the Vines by Shannon Kirk, The Boy at the Keyhole by Stephen Giles, The King’s Witch by Tracy Borman, The Fall of Gondolin by J.R. R. Tolkien, Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart, The Red Ledger Reborn by Meredith Wild, London Rules by Mick Herron, and Death at Whitewater Church by Andrea Carter.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Every Day is Extra by John Kerry, Death of a Nation by Dinesh D’Souza, Fly Girls by Keith O’Brien,  The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela Edited by Sahm Venter, Ancient Landscapes of Western North America by Ronald C. Blakey and Wayne D. Ranney, The Briefing: Politics, The Press, and The President by Sean Spicer, Another Good Dog by Cara Su Achterbrg, She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity by Carl Zimmer, and Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House by Omarosa Manigault Newman.

New movies this week include: Jurassic World : Fallen Kingdom starring Chris Pratt, The Row starring Lala Kent, God’s Not Dead: A Light In Darkness starring David A.R. White, The Seagull starring Annette Bening, Gotti starring John Travolta, Occupation starring Dan Ewing, Uncle Drew starring Kyrie Irving, Solo starring Andrew Ehrenreich, Silencer starring Johnny Messner, Puppet Master starring Thomas Lennon, Saving Faith starring Jenn Gotzon, and Show Dogs starring Will Arnett,  

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 3, 2018 2018-10-25T17:22:04+00:00