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Library News for February 21, 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, Treating People Will 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 21, 2018 2018-02-23T10:45:14+00:00

Library News for February 14, 2018

The Library will be closed on Monday, February 19 for Presidents’ Day.  We’ll open at our regular time, 9:00 am, on Tuesday, February 20.

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.

School age children are invited to Lego My Library at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 17.  If participants choose to accept the build challenge, it will involve a zipline.

Join us on Wednesdays at 2:00 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.

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

New books for children this week include: Somewhere Else by Gus Gordon, I Spy 123: Totally Crazy Numbers by Manuela Ancutici, 13 ½ Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everything by DK Publishing, A Farmer Boy Birthday by Laura Ingalls Wilder, A Little Prairie House by Laura Ingalls Wilder, County Fair by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Summertime in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Sugar Snow by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Going West by Laura Ingalls Wilder, The Baby-Sitters Club: Dawn and the Impossible Three based on the novel by Ann. M. Martin, Story Thieves: The Stolen Chapters by James Riley, The Real McCoys by Matthew Swanson & Robbie Behr,Once There Was a Story by Jane Yolen, Smiley: A Journey of Love by Joanne George, and Battlesong by Lian Tanner.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Barefoot Summer by Denise Hunter, Before Evil by Alex Kava, Red Clocks by Leni Zumas, Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson,  Munich by Robert Harris, Child of a Mad God by R.A. Salvatore, Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, False Witness by Andrew Grant, The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers,  The Afterlives by Thomas Pierce, Married ‘til Monday by Denise Hunter, Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict, The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor, Oliver Loving by Stefan Merrill Block, Need to Know by Karen Cleveland, Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates, The Last Suppers by Mandy Mikulencak, Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins, Phoebe’s Light by Suzanne Woods Fisher, Keturah by Lisa T. Bergren, and Red Bird by Stephanie Grace Whitson,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Trim Healthy Mama: Trim Healthy Table by Pearl Barrett & Serene Allison, Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan, Waking Up in Winter by Cheryl Richardson, Theft By Finding Diaries 1977-2002 by David Sedaris, Blessed in the Darkness by Joel Osteen, A Life Beyond Amazing by Dr. David Jeremiah, and Stranger No More by Annahita Parsan with Craig Borlase.

New movies include: Suburbicon starring Matt Damon, LBJ starring Woody Harrelson, Revive Us starring Kirk Cameron, The Stray starring Michael Cassidy, A Bad Mom’s Christmas starring Susan Sarandon, Only The Brave starring Josh Brolin, 24 Hours to Live starring Ethan Hawke, Accident Man starring Scott Adkins, and Tyler Perry’s Boo2! A Madea Halloween.

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 14, 2018 2018-02-23T10:44:29+00:00

Library News for February 7, 2018

The Allen County Public Library is seeking families with school age children to  participate in Prime Time Family Read Night. This six-week program will start on Thursday, February 22. Prime Time Family Read Night is an award-winning, reading, discussion, and storytelling series based on Children’s illustrated books. This program is made possible due to a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council. We’ll start the program with a light meal at 5:00 pm and begin the program at 5:30 with plans to end at 6:45. This is a free program, but space is limited, so families must pre-register to attend. Call 270-237-3861 to register.

On Monday, February 12 at 2:00 o’clock, join Ms. Amanda for Monday Roots. She’ll help you learn how to research your roots using Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

Join us on Wednesdays at 2:00 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.

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

New books for children this week include: Danny and the Dinosaur First Valentine’s Day by Syd Hoff, Little Blue Truck’s Springtime by Alice Schertle, Curious About Orangutans by Gina Shaw, Hortense and the Shadow by Natalia and Lauren O’Hara, Let the Children March by Monica Clark-Robsinson, Life on Surtsey: Iceland’s Upstart Island by Loree Griffin Burns, A Letter to My Teacher by Deborah Hopkinson, Get a Hit, Mo by David A. Adler, Snow Hens by Janet Morgan Stoeke, Judy Moody, Tooth Fairy by Megan McDonald, We Need More Nuts! by Jonathan Fenske, JoJo and Daddy Bake a Cake by Jane O’Connor, Bug Blonsky and His Very Long List of Don’ts by E.S. Redmond, This is Thor by Alexandra West, Marvel Spider-Man: Down to Science by Alexandra West, Star Wars: A Leader Named Leia by Jennifer Heddle, Puppy Dog Pals: Ice, Ice, Puggy by Sara Miller, and DC Super Friends: Joke Book by George Carmona III,

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Wishing Season by Denise Hunter, The Celebration by Wanda E. Brunstetter, This Fallen Prey by Kelley Armstrong, The Sisters of Glass Ferry by Kim Michele Richardson, The Beaumont Series by Heidi McLaughlin, A Corner in Glory Lane by Janie Devos, Missing Isaac by Valerie Fraser Luesse, Act of Revenge by Dale Brown and Jim DeFelice, Blood Fury by J.R. Ward, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah,  The Refugees by Vietthanh Nguyen, Losing Brave by Bailee Madison and Stefne Miller, American Heart by Laura Moriarty, This Could Hurt by Jilian Medoff, and The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving by Julia Samuel, Weight Loss: Beginner’s Guide to Food Points by Vivian Robbins, Weight Watchers Free Style 2018 by Mary Louis,  Dog Breeds: A Concise Analysis of 50 Dog Breeds by Helena Troy, Perennial Gardening: Easy To Fllow Guide by Susan Hollister, The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners by Amy Ramos, The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power by Niall Ferguson, Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend, and Judgement Detox by Gabrielle Bernstein,

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 7, 2018 2018-02-23T10:43:15+00:00

Library News for January 31, 2018

The Allen County Public Library is an affiliate partner of the South Central Kentucky Workforce Development Board. Due to this partnership, each Monday, the library receives an updated list of jobs available locally and in our region. We also have staff trained to help you in your job search. Just stop by the circulation desk for more information.

On Wednesday, January 31 at 2:00 pm, Ms. Chelsea is introducing chair yoga. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing, using a chair for support.

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

Teens are invited to the Perler Bead Club on Thursday, February 1st at 5:00 pm. Create unique artwork with fusable beads.  All supplies are provided.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. School enrichment programs for home-schooled students are held on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Snow Scene by Richard Jackson, Tilly and Tank by Jay Fleck, My Journey to the Stars by Astronaut Scott Kelly, Pride Lands Patrol by Disney Junior, Lego City: Jungle Chase! by Ace Landers, Love by Matt De La Peńa and Lorren Long, Nothing Can Frighten a Bear by Elizabeth Dale, The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Jerry Pinkney, Goldilocks and the Just Right Potty by Leigh Hodgkinson, Riddle of the Rusty Horseshoe by Penumbra Quill, The Tail of the Timberwolf by Penumbra Quill, Schoolhouse Secrets by Penumbra Quill, An Acceptable Time by Madeline L’Engle, New Friends, True Friends, Stuck-Like-Glue Friends by Virginia Kroll, Dear Girl by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Me and Mr. Fluffernutter by Jennifer Gray Olson and Buster and the Baby by Amy Hest.

New books for young adults include:  Awake by Natasha Preston, The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert, The Cellar by Natasha Preston, The Cabin by Natasha Preston, Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole, and Shaken by Tim Tebow (Young Readers Version).

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Fall from Grace by Danielle Steel, The Last Girl on Earth by Alexandra Blogier, Harp on the Willow by B.J. Hoff, Gunslinger Girl by Lindsay Ely, The True Queen by Sarah Fine, Someone to Love by Melissa de la Cruz, Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson, The Last Chance by Mike Blakely, Badlands by Melissa Lenhardt, The Bogus Bondsman by Paul Colt,  Dark in Death by J.D. Robb, House of Secrets by V.C. Andrews, and The View from Rainshoadow Bay by Colleen Coble.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff, From Striving to Thriving: How to Grow Confident, Capable Readers by Scholastic, Home Grown: Cooking From My New England Roots by Matt Jennings, and Love Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed.

New movies include: Marshall starring Chadwick Boseman, Stronger starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Geostorm starring Gerard Butler and Jim Sturgess, Jigsaw: The Game Continues starring Hannah Anderson, The Killing of Sacred Deer starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, Thank You For Your Service from the writer of American Sniper, The Last Days of Billy the Kid starring Cody McCarver, Earth: One Amazing Day narrated by Robert Redford, Victoria and Abdul starring Judi Dench, Your Name starring Stephanie Sheh, and Be My Valentine starring Curoius George.

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 January 31, 2018 2018-02-01T16:38:47+00:00

Library News for January 17, 2018

The library will host an open house on Friday, January 19 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm to celebrate our affiliate partnership with the South Central Kentucky Workforce Development Board. Stop by to see how the Allen County Public Library staff  help connect job seekers with local businesses seeking employees. Light refreshments will be served.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

Parents with toddlers/infants are invited to join us on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm for Baby Time.  Ms. Amanda will help you introduce your child to the magic of books and creative play.

On Saturday, January 20 at 11:00 am, school age children are invited to the Lego Block Party. We’ll show a mystery Lego movie whose title we are not allowed to publish, but stop by the library to pre-register and you’ll see flyers.  Food and fun will be provided.

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

Kids ages 10 – 18 are invited to Build an Igloo on Thursday, January 25 at 5:00 pm. All supplies will be provided, but registration is required for this free program.

On Wednesday, January 31 at 2:00 pm, Ms. Chelsea is introducing 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: Buzz, Bee! by Jennifer Szymanski, Pete the Cat and the Lost Tooth by James Dean, Bear’s Merry Book of Hidden Things by Gergely Dudás, Maple Syrup from the Sugarhouse by Laruie Lazzaro Knowlton, How to Find an Elephant by Kate Banks, Ella Bella Ballerina and The Magic Toyshop by James Mayhew, The Animal Book by Lonely Planet Kids, The Wide-Mouthed Frog by Keith Faulkner, That’s My Book! And Other Stories by Salina Yoon, Chicken in Mittens by Adam Lehrhaupt, Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Nature’s Perfect Package: Egg by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, Dinosaur Atlas by Anne Rooney and James Gilleard, The Battle of the Alamo by Lynn Peppas, and The Good Samaritan and Other Parables by Tomie DePaola.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Demon Crown by James Rollins, Unbound by Stuart Woods, The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden, Find Me by J.S. Monroe, The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen, The Indigo Girl by Natsha Boyd, Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh, Guilty Wives by James Patterson and David Ellis, The Black Painting by Neil Olson, Hearts Entwined by Karen Witemeyer, Mary Connealy, Regina Jennings, and Melissa Jagears, The Plot is Murder by V.M. Burns, Empire Games by Charles Stross, Dawn at Emberwilde by Sarah E. Ladd, A Hope Divided by Alyssa Cole, A Stranger at Fellsworth by Sarah E. Ladd, and Love Story by Karen Kingsbury.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  How Not to Die Cookbook by Michael Greger, MD., FACLM, Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks by Stephen Davis, Lose Weight By Eating: Detox Week by Audrey Johns, Tasty: Latest & Greatest, If Our Bodies Could Talk: Operating and Maintaining a Human Body by James Hamblin, M.D. and How to Be a Stoic by Massimo Pigliucci.

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 January 17, 2018 2018-01-18T15:26:41+00:00

Library News for January 10, 2018

 

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

Ms. Amanda is starting a new Baby/Toddler time for infants. Join us every Wednesday at 2:00 pm to learn how to introduce your child to the magic of books and creative play.

On Saturday, January 20 at 11:00 am,  all school age children are invited to the Lego Block Party. We’ll show a mystery Lego movie whose title we are not allowed to publish, but stop by the library to pre-register and you’ll see flyers.  Food and fun will be provided.

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

Kids ages 10 – 18 are invited to Build an Igloo on Thursday, January 25 at 5:00 pm. All supplies will be provided, but registration is required for this free program.

New books for children this week include: Toys and Games in Different Places by Robin Johnson, Say Zoop! By Henré Tullet, Animals Upside Down by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, I Wanna Be a Cowgirl by Angela DiTerlizzi and Elizabet Vukovic, God’s Quiet Things by Rick Stevens, Deadliest! 20 Dangerous Animals by Steve Jenkins, Through With with the Zoo by Jacob Grant, Build A Block by Christopher Franceschelli, God Made the World by Sarah Jean Collins, City and Country by Jody Jensen Shaffer, If My Moon Was Your Sun by Andreas Steinhofel, Once In a Blue Moon by Danielle Daniel, Lesser Spotted Animals by Martin Brown, The Boxcar Children: The Detour of the Elephants by Gertrude Chandler Warner, Crinkle, Crinkle, Little  Star by Justin Krasner, The Royal Whiskers by Sam Gayton, How Oscar Indigo Broke The Univrse (And Put It Back Together Again) by Davd Teague, and The Doughnut Kingdom by Gigi D.G.

New books for young adults include: Disappeared by Francisco X. Stork, Dear Martin by Nic Stone, How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon, Shadow Shaper by Daniel José Older, The Impostor Queen by Sarah Fine, Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes, Far From the Tree by Robin Benway, The Cursed Queen by Sarah Fine, and Remember Me Always by Renee Collins.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers, Robicheaux by James Lee Burke, Fools’ River by Timothy Halliman, Dark World by Zak Bagans with Kelly Crigger, Twisted by Helen Hardt, The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce, Dark Legacy by Christine Feehan, Promise Not to Tell by Jayne Ann Krentz, Shroud of Eternity by Terry Goodkind, and The God Gene by F. Paul Wilson,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Bassin’ Around Kentucky by Soc Clay, Huntin’ Kentucky by Soc Clay, Field Guide to the Southeastern States by National Audubon Society, What Unites Us by Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner, Slow Cooker by Taste of Home, The Healthery Meal Prep Cookbook by Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, The Women’s Guide to Health by Jeff Galloway, Ruth Parker and Carmen Patrick Mohan, The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke, and Southeast Treasur Hunter’s Gem & Mineral Guide by Kathy J. Rygle & Stephen F. Pedersen.

New movies include: The Valley of Bones starring Autumn Reeser , Breathe starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, Battle of the Sexes starring Emma Stone and Steve Carrell, American Made  starring Tom Cruise, The Mountain Between Us starring Idris Elba and Kate Winslet, A Question of Faith starring Richard T. Jones, and The Recall starring Wesley Snipes.

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 January 10, 2018 2018-01-18T15:25:52+00:00

Library News for January 3, 2018

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine. On Saturday, January 6 at 1:00 pm, Ms. Abby will read Maurice the Unbeastly by Amy Dixon to preschoolers. Kids will make a monster mask after the story.

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

Teens are invited to participate in the Perler Bead Club on Thursday, January 4 at 5:00 pm.

New books for children this week include: The Thing by Astrid Desbordes and Marc Boutavant, How Does My Home Work by Chris Butterworth, Pompon by Géraldine Eischner and Joanna Boillat, Transcontinental Railroads by Natalie Hyde, Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers How Animals Build  by Lonely Planet Kids, Sports in Different Places by Robin Johnson, Art in Different Places by Robin Johnson, The Boxcar Children: The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll by Gertrude Chandler Warner, The Steadfast Tin Soldier by Fred Marcellino, Trickiest! 19 Sneaky Animals by Steve Jenkins, Feather by Cao Wenxuan, Polly and Her Duck Costume by Leanne Lauricella, New Year Celebrations in Different Countries by Robin Johnson, and Beat Bugs: Penny Lane adapted by Carl Meister based on a story written by Kate Mulvany.

New books for young adults include: Dating on the Dork Side by Charity Tahmaseb and Darcy Vince,  The Temptation of Adam by Dave Connis, Alone by Cyn Balog, The Truth Beneath the Lies by Amanda Searcy, No Saints in Kansas by Amy Brashear, Busted by Gino Ciocca, We All Fall Down by Natalie D. Richards, When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds, Bad Call by Stephen Wallenfels, Velocity by Chris Wooding, and The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Map That Leads to You by J.P. Monninger, A Hundred Small Lessons by Ashley Hay, The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker, The Luster of Lost Things by Sophie Chen Keller,  Something Like Happy by Eva Woods, To Wager Her Heart by Tamera Alexander, You’re Gonna Love Me by Robin Lee Hatcher, Belle: An Amish Retelling of Beauyy and the Beast by Sarah Price, In The Valley of the Sun by Andy Davidson, The Wanted by Robert Craise, Out of Ashes by Tracie Peterson and Kimberly Woodhouse, Their Daring Hearts by Sharlene MacLaren, Judah’s Wife by Angela Hunt, and Death at Nuremberg by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush, Prairie Fires: The American Dereams of Laua Ingalls Wilder by Carline Fraser, and The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah.

New movies include:  The Limehouse Golem starring Billy Nighy and Olivia Cooke, Leatherface starring Lili Taylor, Leap starring Elle Fanning, Texas Rein starring Beth Gouthro The Glass Castle starring Brie Larson, Mother starring Jennifer Lawrence, Blood Money starring Ellar Coltrane and Dunkirk starring Jake Myers.

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 January 3, 2018 2018-01-18T15:24:23+00:00

Library News for December 27, 2017

The Library will be closed on Monday, January 1 for New Year’s Day.  We’ll open on Tuesday, January 2 at 9:00 am. Stop by early to check out books, movies and music for the holiday weekend.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. 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 Thursday, January 4, The Perler Bead Club will meet at 5:00 pm. This art program is designed for students ages 12 -18.

New books for children this week include: The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Annie Mae and the Wild Wagon Ride by Ellie Weaver, I am Peace : A Book of Mindfulness by Susan Verde, Zog and the Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson, The Fish Who Cried Wolf  by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, The Stinky Cheese Man and other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith, Most People by Michael Leannah, The Blue  Jackal by Shobha Viswanath, Click, Clack, Moo I Love You! by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin, Peep and Egg: I’m Not Taking a Bath by Laura Gehl, The Fox and the Wild by Clive McFarland, Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome, Eyewitness: Civil War by John Stanchak,  Baking Class by Deanna F. Cook, Rock Paper Paintbrush: 30 Art Activities for Kids in the Great Outdoors by Daniella Studio, I, Vivaldi by Janice Shefelman, and The Very Very Very Long Dog by Julia Patton,

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: In this Moment by Karen Kingsbury, The Ladies of Ivy Cottage by Julie Klassen, The Shadow District by Arnaldur Indridason, Left to Chance by Amy Sue Nathan, The Crooked Path by Irma Joubert, The Sound of Rain by Sarah Loudin Thomas, Parting Shot by Linwood Barclay, Tascosa Gun by Gene Shelton, Hold the Light by April McGowan, Letters from Grace by Rachel D. Muller, Holding the Fort by Regina Jennings, Out of the Ordinary by Jen Turano, Howl of the Hunter by G.W. Smither, The House on Foster Hill by Jamie Jo Wright,   Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin, The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash, Shiver by Magie Stiefvter, and Phoebe’s Gift by Jerry S. Eicher.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World by Max Lucado,  The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom by Helen Thorpe, Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks, Brain Lock: FreeYOurslef from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior by Jeffrey M. Schwartz, MD with Beverly Beyette, The History of The Book in 100 Books: The Complete Story, from Egypt to e-book by Roderick Cave & Sara Ayad, Mindful Aging by Adnrea Brandt, PhD, MFT,  Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit by Chris Matthews, Marita: The Spy Who Loved Castro: A Memoir by Marita Lorenz, Promise ME, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose by Joe Biden.

New movies this week include: My Christmas Dream starring Danica McKellar, A Heavenly Christmas starring Kristin Davis and Eric McCormack, Crowing Jules starring Elizabeth Labadie, The Better Half starring Kathleen Rose Perkins, Sunday Morning Rapture starring Brandon Cantilang and Libby Birch Forrester, and The Lego Ninjago Movie.

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 December 27, 2017 2017-12-21T17:49:56+00:00

Library News for December 20, 2017

The Library will be closed on Monday, December 25th for Christmas.  We’ll reopen on Tuesday, December 26 at 9:00 am. Stop by early to check out plenty of books, movies and music for the long holiday weekend.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. 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.

New books for children this week includes: Santa Calls by William Joyce, T.E.A.M. Rudolph and the Reindeer Games by Joe Troiano, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin and art by James Dean, The Twelve Sleighs of Christmas by Sherri Duskey Ringer,  Rudolph Shines Again by Robert L. May, My First Book of Japanese Words by Mihelle Haney Brown, My first book of Vietnamese Words by Tran Thi Minh Phuoc, Adrift at Sea: A Vietnamese Boy’s Story of Survival by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch with Tuan Ho, Impact! by Elizabeth Rusch, Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave by James Dean, Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh, Koala by Claire Saxby, Superworm by Julia Donaldson, and Little Apple Goat by Caroline Jayne Church.

Older children will enjoy: The Boxcar Children: Journey on a Runaway Train by Gertrude Chandler Warner, Dog Man by Dav Pilkey, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: An Adventure Field Guide by Hanna Pung, Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: The Stone Cold Age by Jeffrey Brown, Patina by Jason Reynolds, Ten Days a Madwoman by Deborah Noyes, Lost Boy by Tim Green, In the Country of Queens by Cari Best, Oddity by Srah Cannon, and I’m Just No Good At Rhyming and Other Nonsens for Mischievious Kids and Immature Grown-Ups by Chris Harris.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: My Daughter’s Legacy by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould, The Right Side by Spencer Quinn, The Alienist by Caleb Carr, Idaho by Emily Ruskovich, Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich, A Fatal Collection by Mary Ellen Hughes, Seeds of Hope by Barbara Cameron,  Bonfire by Krysten Ritter, Vanishing Point by Lisa Harris, City of Lies by Victoria Thompson, Blue Ridge Sunrise by Denise Hunter, The Sceret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams, The Missing by C.L. Taylor, The Fall Guy by James Lasdun, Imperfect Justice by Cara Putman, Close Contact by Lori Foster, Lies Jane Austin Told Me by Julie Wright,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other by Craig Grossi, Breaking Free: How I Escaped Polygamy, the FLDS Cult and My Father, Warren Jeffs by Rachel Jeffs, Raising and Keeping Dairy Goats: A Practical Guide by Katie Normet, Laugh it Up! by Candace Payne (Viral Sensation, Chewbacca Mom), God and Donald Trump by Stephen E. Strang, and Almost Gone: Twenty-Five Days and One Chance to Save Our Daughter by John Baldwin and Mackenzie Baldwin.

Do you have a smart phone? If so, you can download audiobooks for free with your library card. Download and read free magazines with your e-reader. To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free 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 December 20, 2017 2017-12-15T13:44:26+00:00

Library News for December 13, 2017

On Monday, December 18, school age children are invited to Holiday Science with Jason Lindsey.  Space is limited, so call 237-3861 to register for this free program.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

On Saturday, December 16, Ms. Abby will read The Only Lonely Panda and the craft will feature “P is for Panda.”

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

New books for children this week include: My First Book of Chinese Words by Faye-Lynn Wu, It’s Shoe Time by Bryan Collier, I Have a Balloon by Ariel Bernstein, Small Walt by Elizabeth Verdick, The Shape of the World: A Portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright by K.L. Going, Who Am I? An Animal Guessing Game by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page, A Night Out with Mama by Quvenzhané Wallis, Nativity by Cynthia Rylant, The Bad Mood and the Stick by Lemony Snicket and The Twelve Days of Christmas by Emma Randall.

Older children will enjoy: Laura Ingalls Is Ruining My Life by Shelley Tougas, Dino-Mike and the Museum Mayhem by Franco, Greetings from Witness Protection by Jake Burt, Fine Art Adventures by Maja Pitamic and Jill Laidlaw, and Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties by Dav Pilkey

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:Paperbag Christmas by Keith Allen Miln,  Children of the Fleet by Orson Scott Card, A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena, The Midnight Line by Lee Child, Lilac Lane by Sherryl Woods, Pupcakes by Anie England Noblin, Book of Judas by Linda Stasi, To Hell and Beyond by Mark Henry, The Story of Arthur Trulove by Elizabeth Berg, The Library at the Edge of the World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy, Sweet Tea and Sympathy by Molly Harper, A Place At Our Table by Amy Clipston , Christmas at the Comfort Food Café by Debbie Johnson, Tom Clancy: Power and Empire by Marc Cameron, Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini, Past Perfect by Danielle Steel, Year One by Nora Roberts, Unleash the Night by Serrilyn Kenyon, Death in the Stacks by Jenn McKinlay, Sleep No More y P.D. James, Radio Free Vermont by Bll McKibben, Beast of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang, and The Sound of Rain by Sarah Loudin Thomas,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Higher is Waiting by Tyler Perry,  Woodworking: The Indispensable Guide by Chris Tribe, Before I Go by Catherine Cookson, Two’s Company: A Fifty-Year Romance With Lessons Learned in Love, Life & Business by Suzanne Somers, Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived by Antonin Scalia, Adultolescence by Gabbie Hanna, and Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories & Misadventures by Joey Fisher.

We have a huge selection of e-books and audio books you can download for free to your smart phone, e-reader or computer. To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Library cards are free 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 December 13, 2017 2017-12-15T13:43:48+00:00