Library News for February 7, 2018

The Allen County Public Library is seeking families with school age children to  participate in Prime Time Family Read Night. This six-week program will start on Thursday, February 22. Prime Time Family Read Night is an award-winning, reading, discussion, and storytelling series based on Children’s illustrated books. This program is made possible due to a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council. We’ll start the program with a light meal at 5:00 pm and begin the program at 5:30 with plans to end at 6:45. This is a free program, but space is limited, so families must pre-register to attend. Call 270-237-3861 to register.

On Monday, February 12 at 2:00 o’clock, join Ms. Amanda for Monday Roots. She’ll help you learn how to research your roots using and Heritage Quest.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and Saturdays at 1:00 pm. Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

Join us on Wednesdays at 2:00 for chair yoga. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing, using a chair for support.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

New books for children this week include: Danny and the Dinosaur First Valentine’s Day by Syd Hoff, Little Blue Truck’s Springtime by Alice Schertle, Curious About Orangutans by Gina Shaw, Hortense and the Shadow by Natalia and Lauren O’Hara, Let the Children March by Monica Clark-Robsinson, Life on Surtsey: Iceland’s Upstart Island by Loree Griffin Burns, A Letter to My Teacher by Deborah Hopkinson, Get a Hit, Mo by David A. Adler, Snow Hens by Janet Morgan Stoeke, Judy Moody, Tooth Fairy by Megan McDonald, We Need More Nuts! by Jonathan Fenske, JoJo and Daddy Bake a Cake by Jane O’Connor, Bug Blonsky and His Very Long List of Don’ts by E.S. Redmond, This is Thor by Alexandra West, Marvel Spider-Man: Down to Science by Alexandra West, Star Wars: A Leader Named Leia by Jennifer Heddle, Puppy Dog Pals: Ice, Ice, Puggy by Sara Miller, and DC Super Friends: Joke Book by George Carmona III,

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Wishing Season by Denise Hunter, The Celebration by Wanda E. Brunstetter, This Fallen Prey by Kelley Armstrong, The Sisters of Glass Ferry by Kim Michele Richardson, The Beaumont Series by Heidi McLaughlin, A Corner in Glory Lane by Janie Devos, Missing Isaac by Valerie Fraser Luesse, Act of Revenge by Dale Brown and Jim DeFelice, Blood Fury by J.R. Ward, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah,  The Refugees by Vietthanh Nguyen, Losing Brave by Bailee Madison and Stefne Miller, American Heart by Laura Moriarty, This Could Hurt by Jilian Medoff, and The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving by Julia Samuel, Weight Loss: Beginner’s Guide to Food Points by Vivian Robbins, Weight Watchers Free Style 2018 by Mary Louis,  Dog Breeds: A Concise Analysis of 50 Dog Breeds by Helena Troy, Perennial Gardening: Easy To Fllow Guide by Susan Hollister, The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners by Amy Ramos, The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power by Niall Ferguson, Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend, and Judgement Detox by Gabrielle Bernstein,

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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.