Allen County Public Library News – November 23, 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 three Pre-K Story Hours for their preschool-age child. We’ll offer the same program on Tuesday and  Thursday at 10:00 am 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 enrichment programs. On Thursdays at 2:00 pm, Home-School teens are invited to enrichment programs.

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.

New books for children include: This Book is Not a Present by Max Greenfield, Tiny Spoon vs. Little Fork by Constance Lombardo, I Wish by Christoph Niemann, I Did It! by Michael Emberley, A Fish Out of Water by Helen Palmer, Meanwhile Back on Earth by Oliver Jeffers, Bluey: 5-Minutes Stories by Penguin Young Readers Licenses. Brothers In Arms: A True World War II Story of Wojtek the Bear and the Soldiers Who Loved Him by Susan Hood, Ten Little Fish by Audrey Wood & Bruce Wood, Nothing Special by Desiree Cooper, A Sweet New Year for Ren by Michelle Sterling, and Harvest Days: Giving Thanks Around the World by Kate DePalma.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Hunting Time by Jeffery Deaver, The Whittiers by Danielle Steel, The Choice by Nora Roberts, Mother Daughter Traitor Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal, The Bad Angel Brothers by Paul Theroux, Less is Lost by Andrew Sean Greer, The Enigma of Room 622 by Joël Dicker, All That’s Left Unsaid by Tracey Lien, On the Roof Top by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, Christmas at the Cupcake Café by Jenny Colgan, Christmas in Blue Dog Valley by Annie England Noblin, Acts of Oblivion by Robert Harris, The Mean$ by Amy Fusselman, The Wheel Doll by Jonathan Ames, If I Survive You by Jonathan Escoffery, Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne, The Christmas Spirit by Debbie Macomber, The Serpent in Heaven by Charlaine Harris, and A Christmas Memory by Richard Paul Evans.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Dinner with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships by Nina Totenberg, Like a Rolling Stone: A Memoir by Jann S. Wenner, Prisoners of the Castle: An Epic Story of Survival and Escape from Colditz, The Nazis’ Fortress Prison by Ben Macintyre, Servants of the Damned: Giant Law Firms, Donald Trump, and the Corruption of Justice by David Enrich, The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021 by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser, Smart Brevity by Jim Vandehei, Mike Allen, and Roy Schwartz, Courage is Calling by Ryan Holiday, Life’s Work, A Memoir by David Milch, and The Long Alliance; The Imperfect Union of Joe Biden and Barack Obama by Gabriel Debenedetti.

The library offers over 500 free on-online classes. Check out our website, click on the “Free Online Classes button, and create an account with your library card number.

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.