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Library News for May 2, 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?

It’s almost barbecue season! Learn about the history of American barbecue and sample flavorings from around the county on Saturday, May 5 from 11:00 am – 12:00 noon.

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 3 at 5:00 PM, teens are invited to Perler Bead Art.

New books for children this week include: Finn’s Fun Trucks: The Construction Crew by Finn Coyle, Triple Smurfs by Peyo, Rosie the Tarantula by Katie Macnamara, Moon by Alison Oliver, Who Will Bell the Cat? by Patricia C. McKissack, The Town of Turtle by Michelle Curvas, A Busy Creature’s Day Eating! by Mo Willems, The Fishing Lesson by Emile Bravo, The Not So Quiet Library by Zachariah Ohora, Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall, A Journey Through Art by Aaron Rosen, The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson, The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science by Sean Connolly, Unti Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth by Seila O’Connor, and Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People by Dav Pilkey.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Sandman by Lars Kepler, The Terminal List by Jack Carr, Bone Music by Christopher Rice, The Secret by Kathryn Hughes, Gods of Howl Mountain by Taylor Brown, The Italian Party by Christina Lynch, High Treason by Diann Mills, Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Barbed Wire Heart by Tess Sharpe, No One Ever Asked by Katie Ganshert, Beneath a Prairie Moon by Kim Vogel Sawyer, Flicker of Old Dreams by Susan Henderson, Such Dark Things by Courtney Evan Tate, The Silent Companion by Laura Purcell, Starting from Scratch by Kate Lloyd, A Borrowed Dream by Amanda Cabot, Hurricane Season by Lauren K. Denton, A Brush with Shadows by Anna Lee Huber, The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf: Be Anxous For Nothing by Joyce Meyer, Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis, Now Make This: 24 DIY Projects curated by Thomas Barnthaler,  The Home Blacksmith  by Ryan Ridgway, DVM, Meghan: A Hollywood Princess by Andrew Morton, and  Who Moved My Pulpit?: Leading Change in Church by Thom S. Rainer.

New movies include: Dear Dictator starring Michael Caine, Forever My Girl starring Alex Rose, Maze Runner: Death Cure starring Dylan O’Brien, We are All…Hostiles starring Christian Bale, Den of Thieves starring Gerard Butler, The Post starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, The Commuter starring Liam Neeson and Paddington 2

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 2, 2018 2018-05-03T18:10:02+00:00

Library News for April 25, 2018

If you love digital 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?

It’s almost barbecue season! Learn about the history of American barbecue and sample flavorings from around the county on Saturday, May 5 from 11:00 am – 12:00 noon.

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 3 at 5:00 PM, teens are invited to Perler Bead art.

New books for children this week include: The King of Bees by Lester L. Laminack, Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones and Sara Ogilvie, A Dog with Nice Ears by Lauren Child, This Story is For You by Greg Pizzoli, When I Grow Up by Tim Minchin, I Got It! by David Wiesner, Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T. Smith, The Smurf Menace by Peyo, Finn’s Fun Trucks: The Clean-Up Crew by Finn Coyle, Crown of Three: The Lost Real by J. D. Rinehart, Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam by Elizabeth Partridge, Massively Epic Engineering Disasters by Sean Connolly, The Unflushables by Ron Bates, Rebound by Kwame Alexander, Into the Nightfell Wood by Kristin Bailey and The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science by Sean Connolly.

New books for young adults include:  The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine, Vengeance Road by Eric Bowman, What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper, Reclaiming Shilo Snow by Mary Weber, Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody, Bloodrose by Andrea Cremer, Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen, Perfect by Cecelia Ahern, Scythe by Neal Shusterman, A Season of Daring Greatly by Ellen Emerson White, Unbecoming by Jenny Downham, 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac, and Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Bad Men and Wicked Women by Eric Jerome Dickey The Fallen by David Baldacci, The First Family – Michael Palmer by Daniel Palmer, Tangerine by Christine Mangan, The Longest Silence by Debra Webb, Crimson Lake by Candice Fox, Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh, Fade to Black by David Rosenfelt, A Guide for Murdered Children by Sarah Sparow, The Bishop’s Pawn by Steve Berry, The Broken Girls by Simone St. James, The Child by Fiona Barton, Anatomy of a Miracle by Jonathan Miles, The Last Watchman of Old Cairo by Michael David Lukas, The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollnghurst, Girl in Disguise by Greer McAllster.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf:  KY Basketball Encylopedia: 100th Anniversary Edition by Jeff Bridgeman,  The Costume Making Guide by Svetlano Quindt, The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin, Secret Empires by Peter Schweizer, and I’ve Been Thinking by Maria Shriver.

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 April 25, 2018 2018-05-03T18:09:02+00:00

Library News for April 18, 2018

On Thursday, April 19 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to Edible Art. Participants will test their artistic abilities in creating masterpieces with various food items.  Prizes will be awarded to the artist of the most creative, most tempting, and most popular creations.  Registration is required for this free program.

We have a new Teen Book Club which will start on April 26 at 5:00 pm. Stop by the circulation desk to checkout a copy of this month’s read.  Each month, we will read and discuss a featured title. A light snack will be provided.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

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: Thumper and the Egg by Brooke Vitale, My Friend Lucky by David Pilgrim, The Worry Box by Suzanne Chiew, Daniel Will Pack A Snack by Tina Gallo, Super Cat Speed! By Cala Spinner, Pocahontas: An American Princess by Joyce Milton, You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly, Hip, Hippo, Hooray for Fiona! by Jan Sherbin, Build It! Trains by Jennifer Kemmeter, Library on Wheels: Mery Lemist Titcomb and America’s First Bookmobile by Sharlee Glenn.

Older children will enjoy: Strange Star by Emmna Carroll, Battle Bugs: The Turtle Invasion by Jack Patton, The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani, Stink: Hamlet and Cheese by Megan McDonald, Space Case by Stuart Gibbs, All Three Stooges by Erica S. Perl, Whatever After: Beauty Queen by Sarah Mylnowski, Frederik Sandwich and the Earthquake that Couldn’t Possibly Be by Kevin John Scott, and Watever After: Cold as Ice by Sarah Mlynowski.

New books for young adults include: The Traitor Prince by C.J. Redwine, Thunder Head by Neal Shusterman, Lucky In Love by Kasie West, Renegades by Marissa Meyer, Starfall  and Starflight by Melissa Landers, The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo, Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu, By Your Side by Kasie West, The Continent by Keidra Drake, The Evaporation of Sofi Snow by Mary Weber, and Everlife by Gena Showalter.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Man in the Crooked Hat by Harry Dolan, Beneath a Prairie Moon by Kim Vogel Sawyer, The Scorched Earth by William Gear, The Sixth Day by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison, Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates,  Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry,  The Accidental Guardian by Mary Connealy, The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron, All the Beautiful Girls by Elizabeth Church, Shoot First by Stuart Woods, After Anna by Lisa Scottoline, The Cutting Edge by Jeffery Deaver

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf: Lady in Red: An Intimate Portrait of Nancy Reagan by Sheila Tate, To The Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice by Michael K. Honey, Where There’s Hope by Elizabeth Smart,  The Friend by Sigrid Nunez.

New movies include: The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman, All The Money in the World starring Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg, Suicide Squad starring Christian Slater, Phantom Thread starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Father Figures starring Owen Wilson and Ed Helms, Dolphins: Spy in the Pod by BBC Earth and Tade: The Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas.

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 April 18, 2018 2018-04-14T09:42:19+00:00

Library News for April 11, 2018

The Library will be closed on Thursday, April 12, as library staff members will be attending required training in Bowling Green.  We must stay up-to-date with the newest technologies and library service if we want to be the very best at what we do. Our mission is to serve Allen County’s need to know.

There will be a free flower arranging class on Wednesday, April 11 at 5:00 pm. Join us as Harris Overholt helps us create wonderful arrangements. Supplies will be provide.

On Thursday, April 19 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited Edible Art. Participants will test their artistic abilities in creating masterpieces with various food items.  Prizes will be awarded to the artist of the most creative, most tempting, and most popular creations.  Registration is required for this free program.

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.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

Adults are invited to Chair Yoga on Wednesday’s at 2:00 pm.

New books for children this week include: Herodotus the Hedgehog by Jean-Luc Buquet, The Too Much Sisters by Carol Brendler, Mystery on the Lego Express by Trey King, That’s Me Loving You by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Secrets of the Dark Side by Matt Jones, Emmett and the Bright Blue Cape by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Twighlight Chant by Holly Thompson A Hippy Toad by Peggy Archer & Anne Wilsdorf, Triangle by Barnett Klassen, The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds, Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor by Patricia Valdez and Felicita Sala, Thank You, Earth by April Pulley Sayre, Detective Chase McCain: Save That Cargo! by Trey King, The Littlest Viking by Alexandra Penfld, and Up, Down & Other Opposites by Ellsworth Kelly.

Older children will enjoy: Real Stories From My Time: Titanic by Emily Carlson Berne, Flunked by Jen Calonita, Spaced Out by Stuart Gibbs, National Geographic Kids: Bird Guide of North America by Jonathan Alderfer, Who’s Who in the Bible by National Geographic Kids, Real Stories from My Time: The Underground Railroad  by Bonnie Bader, Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper, A Possibility of Whales by Karen Rivers, Slug Days by Sara Leach, Riding Lessons by Jane Smiley, Emily Windsnap and the Falls of Forgotten Island by Liz Kessler, The Problem Children by Natalie Lloyd, Hope in the Holler by Lisa Lewis Tyre, Switched by Jen Calonita, Snow Lane by Josie Angelini, Pride Wars: The Spinner Prince by Matt Laney, Abigail Adams Pirate of the Caribbean by Steve Sheinkin, and  Wed Wabbit by Lisa Evans.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Covert Game by Christine Feehan, Every Note Payed by Lisa Genova, Hold Back the Dark by Kay Hooper, I’ve Got My Eyes On You by Mary Higgins Clark, Queen Anne’s Lace by Susan Wittig Albert, Miss Julie Raises the Roof by Ann B. Ross, Healing Grace by Beth Shriver, The Road Home by Beverly Lewis, Box of Butterflies by Roma Downey, The Amish Groom by indy Starns Clark and Susan Meissner, A Nantucket Wedding by Nancy Thayer, The Knowledge by Martha Grimes, I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon.

Library News for April 11, 2018 2018-04-14T09:41:19+00:00

Library News for April 4, 2018

Children are invited to Meet & Greet Pete the Cat on Thursday, April 5 at 5:00 pm. Teens are invited to Perler Bead Art at 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 5th.

Dr. Glenn Conner will present a program on our fickle weather for school age childen on Friday, April 6 at 2:00 pm.

On Saturday, April 7, parents with children who will enter kindergarten this fall will want to join us for Step Into Learning with Pete the Cat. This is a kindergarten readiness program and parents will learn what children are expected to know when entering kindergarten. We’ll also have some fun learning activities that will help you evaluate your child’s preparedness. Each child who attends with his parent/guardian will receive a backpack full of learning activities that will help him prepare for school. The program starts at 10:00 and ends at noon. Space is limited for this free program.  Call 270-237-3861 to register your child.

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.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners. Adults are invited to Chair Yoga on Wednesday’s at 2:00 pm.

New books for children this week include: Plant, Cook, Eat!  A Children’s Cookbook by Joe Archer and Caroline Craig, Hooked by Tommy Greenwalkd, Jellyfish by Christina Leaf, From Mother to Mother by Ėmilie Vast, A Penny by Allan Morey, It’s a Puppy’s Life by Seth Casteel, A Couch for Llama by Leah Gilbert, They Say Blue by Jillian Tamaki, Roadwork by Sally Sutton, She Persisted Around the World by Chelsea Clinton, Giant Pants by Mark Fearing, Hello Hello by Brendan Wenzel, This is the Nest That Robin Built by Denise Fleming, There’s a Tiger in the Garden by Lizzy Stewart, and I Am The Boss of This Chair by Carolyn Crimi.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Truth or Dare by Fern Michaels, As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner, The Sea Before Us by Sarah Sundin, This Treacherous Journey by Misty M. Beller, Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik, The Pope of Palm Beach by Tim Dorsey, White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht, Green Sun by Kent Anderson, The French Girl by Lexie Elliott, Game Over by Christine Feehan, Every Note Played by Lisa Genova, Duel to the Death by J.A. Jance, Kremlin’s Candidate by Mason Matthews, Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen, The Punishment She Deserves by Elizabeth George, Accidental Heroes by Danielle Steel, A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn,  A Dream of Home by Amy Clipston, The Disappeared by C.J. Box, The Devil You Know by Mike Carey, and The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf:  The Looking Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright, Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids about Money – That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!  by Robert T. Kiyosaki, Business Boutique:  A Woman’s Guide for Making Money By Doing What She Loves by Christy Wright, Little Book of Feminist Saints by Julie Peirpont,  The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú, Sister of Darkness: The Chronicles of a Modern Exorcist by R.H. Stavis, Grow Something Different to Eat by Matthew Biggs, Mayo Clinic A to Z Health Guide edited by Scott C. Litin, MD. Martha’s Flowers: A Practical Guide to growing Gathering, and Enjoying by Martha Stewart with Kevin Sharkey,

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 April 4, 2018 2018-04-14T09:40:12+00:00

Library News for March 28, 2018

The Library will be closed on Friday, March 30, for Good Friday. We will be open on Saturday, March 31.

We have many regularly scheduled programs for children and adults. 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.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners. Join us on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm for chair yoga. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing, using a chair for support.

New books for children this week include:  Snow Sisters! by Kerri Kokias and Teagan White, The Boy and the Blue Moon by Sara O’Leary, Trampoline Boy by Nan Forler and Marion Arbona, With Your Paw in Mine by Jane Chapman, Astro-Naut Aqua-Naut by Jennifer Swanson, Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague, Ladybug Girl and The Rescue Dogs by David Soman and Jacky Davis, The Little Pioneer by Adam Hancher, Journeys: Tales of Travel and Trailblazers by Jonathan Litton, Buddy and Pals by Maggie Testa, The Cat Encyclopedia for Kids by Joanne Mattern, Sticky Notes by Dianne Touchell, The Ostrich and Other Lost Things by Beth Hautala, American Panda by Gloria Chao, and As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti.

New books for young adults include: Crystal Blade by Kathryn Purdie, Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones, Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo, Love, Life, and the List by Kasie West, A Land of Permanet Goodbyes by Atia Abawi, Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill, Otherworld by Jason Segel, Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce, Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman, Wires and Nerves by Marissa Meyer, Siege of Shadows by Sarah Raughley, and Before I Let go by Marieke Nijkamp.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Best Friends Forever by Margot Hunt, The Lucky Ones by Tiffany Reisz, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti, The Voice Inside by Brian Freeman, Not Perfect by Elizabeth LaBan, The Storm King by Brandan Duffy, Good Neighbor by Joanne Serling, The Rising Sea by Clive Cussler, The Night Trade by Barry Eisler, The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer, The One by John Marrs, Where The Wild Cherries Grow by Laura Madeleine, The Hush by John Hart, A Dangerous Game by Heather Graham, A Time of Love and Tartan by Alexander McCall Smith, How to Stop Time by Matt Haig, Next Year in Havna by Chanel Cleeton, The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin, Caribbean Rim by Randy Wayne White, I’ll Be Your Blue Sky by Marisa De Los Santos, Blood Sisters by Jane Corry, The Wife by Alafair Burke, and Claws for Concern by Miranda James,

New movies include: The Shape of Water featuring Sally Hawkins  Jumangi featuring Dwayne Johnson, Thor: Rgnarok featuring Chris Hemsworth, Pitch Perfect 3 featuring Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, Small Town Crime featuring John Hawkes, Downsizing featuring Matt Damon, Wonder Wheel featuring Jim Belushi, Dirt featuring Kevin Dillon, I, Tonya featuring Margot Robbie, and An Uncommon Grace featuring Jes Macallan and Sean Farris

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 March 28, 2018 2018-04-14T09:39:09+00:00

Library News for March 21, 2018

We hav many regularly scheduled programs for children and adults. 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.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners. Join us on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm for chair yoga. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing, using a chair for support. Book Club meets the third Tuesday each month at 1:00 pm.  To find out more call us at 270-237-3861 or check out our website at www.allencoutylibrary.com

New books for children this week include: Bones and the Clown Mix-Up Mystery by David Adler, Hamilton and Peggy! by L.M. Elliott, Say You’ll Remember Me by Katie McGarry, Michael Vey: Fall of Hades by Richard Paul Evans, Winterfold by Janel Kolby, Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Shadow Girl by Liana Liu, You’re One and Only by Adrianne Finlay, Zenith: The Androma Saga by Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings, The Great Dictionary Caper by Judy Sierra, If I Had a Horse by Gianna Marino, In Focus: Cities created by Libby Walden, Trio: The Tale of a Three-Legged Cat by Andrea Wisnewski, The Monarchs Are Missing by Rebecca E. Hirsch, Old Hat by Emily Gravett, One Little Goat by Ursula Dubosarsky & Andrew Joyner, Kids Cook! by Good Housekeeping, Sonic and the Tales of Deception by Jake Black, and A Mountain of Friends by Kerstin Schoene.

New books for young adults include: Cadaver Queen by Lisa Kwitne, The Girl Who Lied by Sue Fortin,  Sister, Sister: One Lost, One Lied by Sue Fortin, Love and Other Train Wrecks by Lea Konen, The Birthday Girl by Sue Fortin,  and Friends & Other Liars by Kaela Coble.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Aunti Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano, White Houses by Amy Bloom, A Song Unheard by Roseanna M. White, The Unforgotten by Laura Powell, The Girl Friend by Michelle Frances, The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson, If I Die Tonight by Alison Gaylin, The Undertaker’s Daughter by Sara Blaedel, The Philospher’s Flight by Tom Miller, Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers by Sara Ackerman, The Gate Keeper by Charles Todd, The Woman Left Behind by Linda Howard,  The Man He Never Was by James L. Rubart, Summer of Promise by Amanda Cabot, A Light on a Hill by Connilyn Cossette, In Places Hidden by Tracie Peterson, and Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf: Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits by Bob Bennett, Mommy Burnout by Dr. Shery Ziegler, The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margareta Magnusson, How to Window Box by Chantal Aida Gordon & Ryan Benoit, The Less is More Garden by Susan Morrison, Veggie Garden Remix by Niki Jabbour’s and The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish.

New movies include: Darkest Hour starring Gary Oldman, Wonder starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, Surviving the Wild starring Jon Voight, The Florida Project starring William Dafoe, Same Kind of Different As Me starring Greg Knear and Renee Zellweger, Nickelodeon’s Paw Patrol: Pups Save the Bunnies, The Star: A Tale of Faith and Friendship, and Headgehogs.

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 March 21, 2018 2018-04-14T09:38:09+00:00

Library News for March 14, 2018

We have many regularly scheduled programs for children and adults. 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.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

Join us on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm for chair yoga. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing, using a chair for support.

On Saturday, March 17 at 11:00 am,  all school age children are invited Lego My Library. Ms. Abby will have a build challenge suitable for all ages. On your mark, get set, LEGO!

New books for children this week include: Opposite World by Agnese Baruzzi, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick! by Lucille Colandro, Under the Lemon Moon by Edith Hope Fine, The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle, Bones and the Birthday Mystery by David A. Adler, Bones and the Math Test Mystery by David Adler, Bird Builds a Nest by Martin Jenkins, Edie is Ever So Helpful! By Sophy Henn, It’s Springtime, Mr Squirrel! by Sebastian Meschenmoser, Little Mouse’s Big Breakfast by Christine Pym, Anywhere Artist by Nikki Slade Robinson, The Tiptoeing Tiger by Philippa Leathers, Sakura’s Cherry Blossoms by Robert Paul Weston and Misa Saburi, Florette by Anna Walker, I Can Be Anything! by Diane Dillon, and All That Trash by Meghan McCarthy.

Older children will enjoy: Keeper of the Lost Cities: Everblaze by Shannon Messenger,  Just Like Jackie by Lindsey Stoddard, A Pup Called Trouble by Bobbie Pyron, Best Buds: Under Frogs by Leslie Patricelli, What is Rock and Roll? by Jim O’Connor, Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, Arts and Thefts by Allison K. Hymas, Wings of Fire: The Brightest Night by Tui T. Sutherland. The Boxcar Children: The Shackleton Sabotage by Gertrude Chandler Warner, Chasing Augustus by Kimberly Newton Fusco, The Book of Boys by Catherine Gilbert Murdock, and Love, Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano, .

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Mabry’s Challenge by Ben Tyler, The Case of the Silver Republicans by John C. Horst, The Art of Breathing by Janie DeVos, His Risk by Shelley Shepard Gray,  As You Wish by Jude Deveraux, The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover by Susan Wittig Albert, Murder Simply Brewed by Vannetta Chapman, Happiness by Aminatta Forna, High Voltage by Karen Marie Moning, Promise by Minrose Gwin, Borne by Jeff Vndermeer, Agent in Place by Mark Greaney, Neighborly by Ellie Monago, Across the Blue by Carrie Turansky, The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen, Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller, Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake by Sarah Graves, Only The Rain by Randall Silvis, Only Child by Rhiannon Navin, Check Me Out by Becca Wilhite, The Taster by V.S. Alexander, By the Book by Julia Sonneborn, and The Wedding Dates by Jeasmine Guillory.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf : The Last Wild Men of Borneo by Carl Hoffman, God Code: Unlocking Divine Messages Hidden in the Bible by Timothy P. Smith, Behomoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World by Joshua B. Freeman, Keto Zone Diet by Don Colbert, MD, Believe Me: My Battle with the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease by Yolanda Hadid, and Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the Race for the World’s Deadliest Weapons by Theo Emery.

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 March 14, 2018 2018-03-14T16:17:56+00:00

Library News for March 7, 2018

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.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

Join us on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm for chair yoga. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing, using a chair for support.

New books for children this week include: Poppy, Buttercup, Bluebell & Dandy by Fiona Woodcock, Floaty by John Himmelman, Spooky Museums by Joyce Markovics, Yellow Kayak by Nina Laden, The Perfect Pillow by Eric Pinder, Hello Door by Alastair Heim, Kat, Who Tamed the Wind by Liz Garton Scanlon & Lee White, Rabbit Moon by Jean Kim, A Spoon for Every Bite by Joe Hayes, Shake the Tree! by Minibombo,  Time Atlas  by Robert Hegarty, The Girl Who Thought In Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca, Elmore by Holly Hobbie, Cool Cat Versus Top Dog by Mike Yamada, Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Car by Kate Dopirak and Mary Peterson, and What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada.

Older children will enjoy: Zack and the Turkey Attack! by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, The Heart and Mind of Frances Pauley by April Stevens, The Last Gargoyle by Paul Durham, Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann, The Serpent’s Secret by Sayantani Dasgupta, and Keeper of the Lost Cities: Nightfall by Shannon Messenger, The Boggart Fights Back by Susan Cooper,  and The Winterhouse by Ben Guterson.

New books for young adults include: The Calculus of Chance by Jessie Hilb, Sisters by Raina Telgemeier, Drama by Raina Telgemeier and Cruel Heart by William Van Meter

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Bomb Maker by Thomas Perry, The Bad Daughter by Joy Fielding, Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke, One Last Breath by Nancy Bush,  An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, Perennials by Julie Cantrell, Shallow Grave by Karen Harper, Mabry’s Challenge by Ben Tyler, The Case of the Silver Republicans by John C. Horst, The Art of Breathing by Janie DeVos, His Risk by Shelley Shepard Gray,  As You Wish by Jude Deveraux, The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover by Susan Wittig Albert, Murder Simply Brewed by Vannetta Chapman, Happiness by Aminatta Forna, High Voltage by Karen Marie Moning, Promise by Minrose Gwin, The Bags of Tricks Affair by Bill Pronzini, The Third Victim by Phillip Margolin, If I Live by Terri Blackstock, and Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf: It’s OK That Your’e Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand by Megan Devine, All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez by James Patterson  & Alex Abramovich with Mike Harvkey, The Best of Us by Joyce Maynard, Jackie, Janet, & Lee by J. Randy Taraborrelli, Dare Not to Linger: The Presidential Years by Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa, and Suriving Alzheimer’s: Practical Tips and Soul-Saving Wisdom for Caregivers by Paula Spencer Scott.

New movies include: Just Getting Started starring Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones, Hangman starring Al Pacino, Murder on the Orient Express starring Penelope Cruz, Judy Dench, and Johnny Depp, Daddy’s Home 2 starring Will Ferrell and Mel Gibson,  Disney-Pixar’s Coco, and Disney’s Lady and the Tramp Multi-Screen edition.

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 March 7, 2018 2018-03-14T16:17:03+00:00

Library News for February 28, 2018

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

On Saturday, March 3, we’re starting a new craft program for children called Crafter Noon.  Each weekend, we’ll provide children with an encouraging environment that allows them to build their creative confidence? Kids will explore a variety of techniques and use unconventional materials and tools.  Don’t wear your best clothes because we will make a mess. This program is suitable for children of all ages.

New books for children this week include: Peppa Pig: Dentist Trip by Scholastic, Clark the Shark: Tooth Trouble by Bruce Hale, Fancy Nancy and the Too-Loose Tooth by Jane O’Connor, Max Goes to the Dentist by Adria F. Klein, Alan’s Big Scarey Teeth by Jarvis, Story Thieves: Pick The Plot by James Riley, The Lost Rainforest by Eliot Schrefer, Many Waters by Madeleine L’Engle, The Search for WondLa, A Hero for WondLa, and The Battle for WondLa by Tony Diterlizzi, Story World’s A Moment In Time: A Perpetual Picture Atlas created by Thomas Hegbrook, It’s Hockey Time, Franklin! by Charles M. Schultz, What Do You Do With a Problem? by Kobi Yamada, I Am Loved by Nikki Giovanni, Don’t Forget Dexter by Lindsay Ward, and Not So Small At All by Sandra Magsamen.

New books for young adults include: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black, Broken Beautiful Hearts by Kami Garcia, The Book of Pearl by Timothy de Fombelle, Between The Lines by Nikki Grimes, The Giver by Lois Lowry, Everless by Sara Holand, Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi, The Calculus of Chance by Jessie Hilb, Sisters by Raina Telgemeier, Drama by Raina Telgemeier and Cruel Heart by William Van Meter.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include, Killer Choice by Tom Hunt, Under a Cloudless Sky by Chris Fabry, The Captive Heart by Michelle Griep, I Like You Like This by Heather Cumiskey, To Die in Spring by Ralph Rothmann, The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh, Phoebe’s Light by Suzanne Woods Fisher, The Cowboy’s Housekeeper by Lori Copeland, Mary’s Home by Jerry S. Eicher. Cities of Endless Night by Preston & Child, Poison by John Lescroart, Force of Nature by Jane Harper, Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan, Hell Bent: An Orphan X Novel by Gregg Hurwitz, Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin, Sisters Like Us by Susan Mallery, Down the River Unto the Sea by Walter Mosley, Sunburn by Laura Lippman, Fifty Fifty: Heads She Wins, Tails She Dies by James Patterson and Candice Fox, Death of an Honest Man by M.C. Beaton, and Outpost by W. Michael Gear.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf: Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson, Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia by Michael Shermer, Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine by Dr. Josh Axe, Ty Bollinger and Jordan Rubin, Himalya Bound by Michael Benanav, Alzheimer’s & Dementia for Dummies written in conjunction American Geriatric Society and The Health in Aging Foundation, and Treating People Well by Former White House Social Secretaries Lea Bermand and Jeremy Bernard.

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 February 28, 2018 2018-03-14T16:15:44+00:00