Library News for July 18, 2018

Our summer reading days are Rockin’ and living up to our the summer reading theme: LIBRARIES ROCK! Kids who registered and turn in summer reading logs will win prizes.  Our summer reading store will include guitars, bicycles, geology kits, activity trackers, and more.  Winners with the most reading time logged will get to choose prizes first. Thank you to the Friends of the Allen County Public Library for helping with the stocking of our prize store.

On July 19 at 1:00 pm, stop by for the Reader’s Rock Magic and Comedy Show with Barry and Sam the Turtle. On July 24 we have Rockin’ Crafts all day (sign up for a slo),  and on  July 26 Born to be Wild with Animal Tales will be here at 1;00 pm.

On July 18 teens are invited to Musical Science. You won’t want to miss the Mystery Escape Room on July 23. We’ll close out the teen summer reading program on  July 25 as we create Edible Art. All teen programs start at 1:00 pm.

School aged kids are invited to join our Lego Club. It meets the third Saturday each month.  This month we’ll meet on July  21 at 11:00 am.

Every Saturday, Crafternoon starts sat 1:00 pm. Students of all ages are invited to attend, but be sure to wear old clothes because crafting can be messy.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Dead Drift by Dani Pettrey, Amish Celebrations by Beth Wiseman, Lake Silence by Anne Bishop, Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen, The Ensemble by Aja Gabel, How to Walk Away by Katherine Center, My Ex-Life by Stephen McCauley, How Hard Can It Be? by Allison Pearson, Alter Ego by Brian Freeman, Clock Dance by Anne Tyler, There There by Tommy Orange, Ruthless Tide by Al Roker, A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza, The Ferdun Affair by Nick Dybek, The Good Fight by Danielle Steel, My Heart Belongs in Galveston, Texas by Kathleen Y’Barbo, and Fire Storm by Laura V. Hilton.

New books on the Adult Nonfiction Shelf include: Everybody Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People by Bob Goff, American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family by Robet F. Kennedy, Jr., Now Say This: The Right Words to Solv Every Parenting Dilemma by Heather Turgeion, MFT, The Faith of Dolly Parton by Ddley Delffs,

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.