Library News for August 15, 2018

Summer Lovin’ Movie Night is scheduled for Tuesday, August 21 at 5 PM.  We can’t share the name of the movie but the main character is a widowed father in Seattle who can’t sleep.  We’ll be serving Starbuck’s coffee and donuts during the movie.

Are you a fan of the television sitcom Friends? If so, join us on Tuesday, August 28 at 5:30, for Trivia Night. Teams of two or more can sign up at the circulation desk or call 270-237-3861. If you don’t have a team, you can still play.

New books for children this week include: Doll-E 1.0 by Shanda McCloskey, La Princess and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, The Hyena Scientist by Sy Montgomery, Hello Humpback! by Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd, The Elephants/Elefantitos (A bilingual lift-the-flap book) by Susie Jaramillo, Mrs. Peanuckle’s Flower Alphabet by Jessie Ford, Colores de la vida: Mexican Folk Art Colors in English and Spanish by Cynthia Weill,  My Body by Jill McDonald, Boo Who? by Ben Clanton, Music Is… by Brandon Stosuy, My Heart Fills With Happiness by Monique Gray Smith, La Catrina by Patty Rodriguez, and Clive and His Bags by Jessica Spanyo!

Older children will enjoy: Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans by Russell Ginns, The Penderwicks At Last by Jeanne Birdsall, Platypus Police Squad: Last Panda Standing by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, and All Summer Long by Hope Larson.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Late Bloomers Club by Louise Miller, Believe Me by JP Delaney, When Through Deep Waters by Rachel Dekker, Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon, The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, A Double Life by Flynn Berry,  Before I Knew by Jamie Beck, When You Knew by Jamie Beck, Spy Master by Brad Thor, Caught by Surprise by Jen Turano, Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage, The Middle Man by Olen Steinhauer, When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger, Texas Ranger by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle, Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras, and The Word Is Murder by Anthony Horowitz.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: Billy Graham: An Ordinary Man and His Extraordinary God by Lon Allison, Simply Amish: An Essential Guide by Donald B. Kraybill, The Death of Truth by Michiko Kakutani, Kentucky and the Great War by David J. Bettez, Insight by Tasha Eurich, Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? by Robert G. Lawson, From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia by Michael McFaul, Hitchhiker: Stories from the Kentucky Homefront by Bob Thompson, and Believe It by Nick Foles.

New movies this week include: Tully starring Charlize Theron, Kings starring Halle Berry, The Rider starring Brady Jandreau, Overboard starring Eugenio Derbez and Anna Faris, Breaking In starring Gabrielle Union, Life of the Party starring Melissa McCarthy, and The Death of Superman starring Jerry O’Connell.

If you love e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at 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.