Allen County Public Library News – November 16, 2022

The library will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022, for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will re-open at 9:00 am on Friday, November 25, 2022

Unless it’s a holiday, the library building is open to the public on Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Toddlers are invited to Toddler Time on Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Parents/guardians may choose from two Pre-K Story Hours for their preschool-age child. We’ll offer the same program on Tuesday and on Wednesday at 1:00 pm. Call 270-237-3861 to reserve your child’s place. On Tuesday at 1:00 pm, Home-School children ages 5-12 are invited to an enrichment program.

If you are homebound, we are happy to make non-contact home deliveries.  Call Ms. Delonda at 270-237-3861 if you need this service.

School-age children are invited to Lego My Library on Saturday, November 19, at 11:00 am. Miss Abby will have a fun build challenge ready for our builders.

New books for children include: Colt’s Thanksgiving Adventure by Rachel Denner, Mrs. Potts Finds Thanksgiving by Alice K. Boatwright, Busy Betty by Reese Witherspoon,  A Library by Erin K. Robinson, Looking for a Jumbie by Tracey Baptiste, Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert, We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell, Peyton Picks the Perfect Pie: A Thanksgiving Celebration by Jack Bishop, How to Catch a Turkey by Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton, Friendsgiving by Nancy Siscoe, Be Thankful Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen, The First Thanksgiving by Peter Mavrikis, The Very First Americans by Cara Ashrose, We Give Thanks by Cynthia Rylant, The Very First Thanksgiving Day by Rhonda Gowler Greene, and Squantos Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving by Joseph Bruchac Shed.

New books for young adults include: Unite Me by Tahereh Mafi, She-Hulke Jen, Again by Rainbow Rowell et al., Secrets so Deep by Ginny Myers Sain, Moon Knight Too Tough to Die by Jed McKay et al., The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen by Isaac Blum, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess: Volumes 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10  by Akira Himekawa, Tokyo Ghoul: Volumes, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 by Sui Ishida, and Big Lies: From Socrates to Social Media by Mark Kurlansky.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: April in Spain by John Banville, When Ghosts Come Home by Wiley Cash, The House Party by Rita Cameron. The Make-Up Test by Jenny L. Howe, Flare by Helen Hardt, A Country Village Christmas by Suzanne Snow, In the Shadow Garden by Liz Parker, Snowed In for Christmas by Sarah Morgan, The Winter Orphans by Kristin Beck, Drunk on Love by Jasmine Guillory, Lizzie Blake’s Best Mistake by Mazey Eddings, The Ops Room Girls by Vicki Beeby, The American Roommate Experiment by elena Armas, Her Perfect Twin by Sarah Bonner, The Butcher and the Wren by Alaina Urquhart, Something in the Heir by Suzanne Enoch, Imposter by Bradeigh Godfrey,

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Sew It Yourself: 20 pattern-free projects by Daisy Braid, Taking Back Trump’s America by Peter Navarro, The Fight of Our Lives: My Time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine’s Battle for Democracy, and What it Means for ht World by Iuliia Mendel, Solito: A Memoir by Javier Zamora, The Resurrect Jesus: The Church in the New Testament by David Limbaugh and Christinen Limbaugh Bloom, Killing the Legends: The Lethal Danger of Celebrity by Bill O’Reilly  Martin Dugard, Profiles in Ignorance: How America’s Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber by Andy Borowitz, and The Daughter of Auschwitz by Tova Friedman and Malcolm Brabant.

To get a free library card, call 270-237-3861 or stop by the library with a photo I.D. and a recently postmarked piece of mail. Then you’ll be able to check out or download library materials. Also, if there’s a particular book, movie, or music artist you would like added to the collection, please let us know. We’ll do our best to fulfill your requests.