Library News for July 25, 2018

Our summer reading days are Rockin’ on and living up to our the summer reading theme: LIBRARIES ROCK! Our final summer reading program will be on July 26 at 1:00 pm. Animal Tales will be here for Born to Be Wild at 1:00 pm. Kids who turned in their reading logs will get to shop in our prize store after the program. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for helping to stock our prizes. Check out our Facebook Live ost for a preview of prizes.

On July 25, teens will close out their summer reading program and create Edible Art at 1:00 pm. Those teens who turn in reading logs will also win great prizes.

New books for children include: I Know Numbers! by Taro Gomi, I Am A Cat by Galia Bernstein, Sharks and Other Sea Creatures by DK Publishing, Trevor by Jim Averbeck, The Party and Other Stores by Sergio Ruzzier, Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud, Little Elliot: Big Fun by Mike Curato, Family Poems for Every Day of the Week by Francisco X. Alarcón and The Princes and the Pit Stop by Tom Angleberger.

New books for young adults include: Zen and Gone by Emily France, The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo, A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by North Henderson Renzi, The Art of Escaping by Erin Callahan, Ant-Man: Astonishing Origins by DeFalco, Domingues, Sotomayor, 9 Days & 9 Nights by Katie Cotugno, Behind These Hands by Linda Vigen Phillips,  Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge by Lisa Jensen, Leah on the Off Beat by Becky Albertalli, Invincible Iron Man: Ironheart Choices by Dendis, Caselli, Gracia, and I’m Not Missing by Carrie Fountain.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Us Against You by Fredrik Backman,In This Moment by Karen Kingsbury, Love and Ruin by Paula McLain, The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner, The Amish Family by Kathleen Fuller, The Reckoning of Gossamer Pond by Jamie Jo Wright, The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go by Amy E. Reichert, To The Moon And Back by Karen Kingsbury,  All for Love by Mary Connealy,  I Liked My Life by Abby Fabiaschi, The Ones We Choose by Julie Clark, In Dreams Forgotten by Tracie Peterson, Still Lives by Maria Hummel,  Marry Me by Sundown by Johanna Lindsey, The Book of Summer by Michelle Gable, Cape Code by William Martin, The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley, The Sugarhouse Blues by Mariah Stewart, Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomber, The Other Woman by Daniel Silva, The Freedom Journey by Misty Beller, Double Bind by Roy Johansen,  Maze Master by Kathleen O’Neal Gear, and Every Time You Go Away by Beth Harbison.

New movies include: Game Night starring Jason Bateman, Terminal starring Margot Robbie, Chappaquiddick starring Jason Clarke and Kate Mara, The Leisure Seeker starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland, Beirut starring Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike, A Quiet Place starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, Blockers starring Leslie Mann and John Cena, and Tomb Raider starring Alicia Vikander.

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.