Library News for August 8, 2018

Thank you to all the adults who brought young readers to the library during summer reading.  It was a blast, but keep reading the “Library News” for updates of weekly activities going on in the library. Follow us on Facebook.

Children up to age twelve are invited to our Drive-In Movie at the library on Monday, August 13 at 5:00 pm. We’ll be showing a Disney film featuring a boy who dreams of becoming a great musician and embarks on a journey to discover the mysteries behind his ancestors stories and traditions. We can’t advertise the name of the movie, but you can call us at 270-237-3861 to learn more. All children must have an adult companion.

All school age children are invited to Lego My Library on Saturday, August 18 at 11:00 am. This month’s build challenge will be building with 100 pre-selected bricks.  (Children are always welcome to free-style build if they prefer not to compete.)

New books for children this week include: A Home for Leo by Vin Vogel, Whale in a Fishbowl by Troy Howell and Richard Jones, Young Gifted Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present by Jamia Wilson, Smart About Sharks by Owen Davey, Marie Curie by Demi, Strumpkin by Lucy Ruth Cummins, Ben and the Scaredy-Dog by Sarah Ellis, Once Upon a Jungle, The Field by Baptiste Paul, The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson, Splat and the New Baby by Rob Scottton, Did You Eat the Parakeet? By Mark Iacolina, Nothing Stopped Sophie by Cheryl Bardoe, Monster Boobie by Laurie Berkner, Look by Fiona Woodcock, Picnic with Oliver by Mika Song, The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen

Older children will enjoy: Marley Dias Gets It Done and So Can You! by Marley Dias, Star Wars Maker Lab by DK Publishing, Pokémon Adventures: Black & White by Hidenori Kusaka, Al Capone Throws Me a Curve by Gennifer Choldenko, The Language of Spells by Garret Weyr

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Star of the North by D.B. John, Best Beach Ever by Wendy Was, Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall, The Solace of Water by Elizabeth Byler Younts, Arms of Mercy by Ruth Reid, The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware,  The High Season by Judy Blundell, Lost by P.C. Cast, The Hope Jar by Wanda Brundstetter, A Treacherous Mix by Kathy Herman, The Lady of Tarpon Springs by Judith Miller and The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: The Gospel Comes with a House Key by Rosaria Butterfield, The Traveler’s Summit by Andy Andrews, Billy Graham: An Ordinary Man and His Extraordinary God by Lon Allison, Simply Amish: An Essential Guide by Donald B. Kraybill.

New movies this week include: Ready Player One (A Steven Spielberg film), Rampage starring Dwayne Johnson, I Feel Pretty starring Amy Schumer, Isle of Dogs starring Bryan Cranston, Super Troopers 2 and The Balloon Ride: 22 Fun-Packed Peppasodes of Peppa Pig.

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