Library News for August 22, 2018

Were 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: Oliver the Sheep Can’t Sleep by Clementina Almeida, Stanley’s School by Willambee, The Visitor by Antje Damm, Big Book of Who by Sports Illustrated Kids, The Sinking of the Vasa by Russell Freedman, Lobos: A Wolf Family Returns to the Wild by Brenda Peterson, Spring After Spring by Stephanie Roth Sisson, and Anna and Johanna by Geraldine Elschner and  Florence K. Cenig.

Older children will enjoy: Toff’s Way by Cynthia Voigt, Gravity Falls: Lost Legends by Alex Hirsch, Ranger’s Apprentice: The Red Fox Clan by John Flanagan, Star Wars Jedi Academy: The Principal Strikes Back by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, and Wish Upon a Sleepover by Suzanne Selfors.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Best of Intentions by Susan Anne Mason, Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman, All We Knew by Jamie Beck, Florida by Lauren Groff, The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager, Providence by Caroline Kepines, Engraved on the Heart by Tara Johnson, River of Bones by Taylor Anderson, The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson, A Piece of My Heart by Sharon Sala, Star Wars: Thrawn Alliances by Timothy Zahn, Brief Cases by Jim Butcher, The Sniper by Ace Atkins, The Fashion Designer by Nancy Moser, The Shortest Way Home by Miriam Parker,  The Book of Mysteries by Jonathan Cahn, Circe by Madeline Miller, and The Overstory by Richard Powers.

New large-print adult fiction books include: Paradox by Catherine Coulter, Paris by the Book by Liam Callanan, Our House by Louise Candlish, Murder Beyond the Grave: True-Crime Thriller by James Patterson, The Money Shot by Stuart Woods, and Go As Fannie by Elisabeth Hyde.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Endless Caverns: An Underground Journey into the Show Caves of Appalachia bu Douglas Reichert Powell, Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce  by Attorney Emily Diskow, Calypso by David Sedaris, Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler, This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today by Chrissy Metz, From the Corner of the Oval: A Memoir by Beck Dorey-Stein, The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House by Ben Rhodes, and What Truth Sounds Like by Michel Eric Dyson.

If you love e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at and click on digital books. If you want to learn a foreign language, Rosetta Stone is now available through our website.  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.