Library News for January 31, 2018

The Allen County Public Library is an affiliate partner of the South Central Kentucky Workforce Development Board. Due to this partnership, each Monday, the library receives an updated list of jobs available locally and in our region. We also have staff trained to help you in your job search. Just stop by the circulation desk for more information.

On Wednesday, January 31 at 2:00 pm, Ms. Chelsea is introducing 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.

Teens are invited to the Perler Bead Club on Thursday, February 1st at 5:00 pm. Create unique artwork with fusable beads.  All supplies are provided.

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. School enrichment programs for home-schooled students are held on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Snow Scene by Richard Jackson, Tilly and Tank by Jay Fleck, My Journey to the Stars by Astronaut Scott Kelly, Pride Lands Patrol by Disney Junior, Lego City: Jungle Chase! by Ace Landers, Love by Matt De La Peńa and Lorren Long, Nothing Can Frighten a Bear by Elizabeth Dale, The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Jerry Pinkney, Goldilocks and the Just Right Potty by Leigh Hodgkinson, Riddle of the Rusty Horseshoe by Penumbra Quill, The Tail of the Timberwolf by Penumbra Quill, Schoolhouse Secrets by Penumbra Quill, An Acceptable Time by Madeline L’Engle, New Friends, True Friends, Stuck-Like-Glue Friends by Virginia Kroll, Dear Girl by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Me and Mr. Fluffernutter by Jennifer Gray Olson and Buster and the Baby by Amy Hest.

New books for young adults include:  Awake by Natasha Preston, The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert, The Cellar by Natasha Preston, The Cabin by Natasha Preston, Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole, and Shaken by Tim Tebow (Young Readers Version).

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Fall from Grace by Danielle Steel, The Last Girl on Earth by Alexandra Blogier, Harp on the Willow by B.J. Hoff, Gunslinger Girl by Lindsay Ely, The True Queen by Sarah Fine, Someone to Love by Melissa de la Cruz, Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson, The Last Chance by Mike Blakely, Badlands by Melissa Lenhardt, The Bogus Bondsman by Paul Colt,  Dark in Death by J.D. Robb, House of Secrets by V.C. Andrews, and The View from Rainshoadow Bay by Colleen Coble.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include:  Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff, From Striving to Thriving: How to Grow Confident, Capable Readers by Scholastic, Home Grown: Cooking From My New England Roots by Matt Jennings, and Love Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed.

New movies include: Marshall starring Chadwick Boseman, Stronger starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Geostorm starring Gerard Butler and Jim Sturgess, Jigsaw: The Game Continues starring Hannah Anderson, The Killing of Sacred Deer starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, Thank You For Your Service from the writer of American Sniper, The Last Days of Billy the Kid starring Cody McCarver, Earth: One Amazing Day narrated by Robert Redford, Victoria and Abdul starring Judi Dench, Your Name starring Stephanie Sheh, and Be My Valentine starring Curoius George.

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.