Library News for January 9, 2019

On Wednesday, January 16 at 5:30 join us for Fact Check to learn how to determine if information on the internet is Fake News.

Teens are invited to Frozen Science on Thursday, January 17 at 5:00 pm to participate in a variety of science experiments featuring snow. Space is limited. Please call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

If you want to eat healthier, but struggle understanding labels in the grocery, join us on Thursday, January 24 at 5:30 pm. Dr. Jan Bloink will be teaching Label Reading 101 at the Allen County Public Library. Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

If you want to learn more about cyber security and keeping your electronic devices safe, join us on Thursday, January 31 at 5:30 pm. An I.T. Specialist  will teach a class on computer safety and protection.  Call 270-237-3861 to register for this free program.

School age children are invited to Lego our Library on Saturday, January 19 at 11:00 am.

Our weekly programs for children include: Baby Time on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm. Toddlers Time is on Thursdays at 10:00 am, Stories & More for pre-school children meet on Tuesdays at 10:00 am, and enrichment programs for homeschool youth meet on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. We hope you’ll make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: I’ll Love You Till The Cows Come Home by Kristyna Litten, Hush Hush, Forest, The Genius Files: Never Say Genius by Dan Gutman, The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn, Just Like You! by Jane Chapman, Love, Z by Jessie Sima, Haroald Loves His Wooly Hat by Vern Kousky, Owls Are Good at Keeping Secrets: An Unusual Alphabet by Sara O’Leary, Pandora’s Legacy by Kara Leopard, Winter Babies by Kathryn O. Galbraith,The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon, Corduroy Makes a Cake based on the characters created by Don Freeman, Cooking With Same-I-Am by Courtney Carbone, The Book Tree by Paul Czajak, and, I Can Fly by Fifi Kuo.

New books for on the adult fiction shelf include: Siege of Stone by Terry Goodkind, To the Moon and Back by Karen Kingsbury, Verses for the Dead by Preston & Child, A Delicate Touch by Stuart Woods, The Boy by Tami Hoag, Turning Point by Danielle Steel, Untouchable by Jayne Ann Krentz, The House Next Door by James Patterson, The New Iberia Blues by James Lee Burke, Borrowed by Lucia DiStefanano, Stronger, Faster, & More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton, and Second Chance Amish Bride & Undercover Amish by Marta Perry and Debby Giusti

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Queen: Album by Album, by Martin Popoff, Styling for Instragram by Leela Cyd, Counting to Perfect by Suzanne LaFleur,  The Complete Diabetes Cookbook by America’s Test Kitchen, Age Healther Live Happier by Gary Donovitz, Beverly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story of Ky’s Worst Tragedy by Robert Webster and David Brock, and Daring Faith by Randy Harris and Greg Taylor.

New movies this week include: God Bless The Broken Road starring Lindsay Pulsipher, Venom starring Tom Hardy, The Predator starring Boyd Holbrook, Air Strike starring Bruce Willis, The House With a Clock in Its Walls starring Jack Black, A Simple Favor starring Anna Kenrick, The Equalizer 2 starring Denzel Washington, White boy Rick starring Matthew McConaughey, and Orphan Horse starring Jon Voght.

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.