Library News for July 6, 2016

Screenshot (42)Summer reading is underway. “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!”  The following special programs start at 1:00 pm: July 7 – Science Olympics with Jason Lindsey, July 12 – Runaway Puppet Theater with Ed May, July 14-Water Safety with Bobber the Water Safety Dog, July 19-Olympian Crafts (All Day Event – Come and Go), and July 21-Nature’s Olympics with Animal Tales.

Screenshot (40)Get In the Game: Read” is the teen theme. These special teen programs also start at 1:00 pm: July 6-Geocaching, July 13-Minute to Win It!, and July 20-Life Size Games

All programs are free and every registered child who turns in a reading log will be eligible for prize drawings.  We’re giving away eight Fitbits thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library. Even if your name isn’t drawn, every child who turns in a reading log will win something and every child who attends the program on the last day will get to choose a book to keep.

New books for children include:  Giddy-Up Buckaroos! by Shanda Trent, There’s a Bison Bouncing on the Bed! by Paul Bright, Galactic Hot Dogs: The Wiener Strikes Back by Max Brallier, Rachel Maguire & Nichole Kelley, Can I Tell You a Secret? by Anna Kang, Let’s Go to Sleep by Maisie Reade, Fair Wold by Stella A. Caldwell, Squish Squash Squeeze! by Tracey Corderoy, August and His Smile by Catherine Rayner, Thank You and Good Night by Jon Gordon, 1 BigSalad: A Delicious Counting Book by Juana Medina, Fish by Liam Francis Walsh, The Moon’s Almost Here by Patricia MacLachlan, London City Trails by Lonely Planet Kids, With Any Luck, I’ll Driv a Truck by David Friend, Pete the Cat’s Got Class by James Dean, Time for Earth School, Dewey Dew by Leslie Staub, The Storyteller by Evan Turk, Milk Goes to School by Terry Border, and It Came in the Mail by Ben Clanton.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Games by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan, Defender by Diana Palmer, Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner, The Charmers by Elizabeth Adler, We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley, Foxing the Geese by Janet Woods, Faux Paw by Sofie Kelley, White Colander Crime by Victoria Hamilton, Crowned and Moldering by Kate Carlisle, Basket Case by Nancy Haddock, Magic by Danielle Steel, Make Me Love You by Johanna Lindsey, Panacea by F. Paul Wilson, Someone Always Knows by Marcia Muller, When We Were Sisters by Emilie Richards, Twisted Rivers by Siobhán MacDonald, First Comes Love by Emily Giffin, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante, The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominc Smith and The Coutship Basket by Amy Clipston.

New books on the young adult shelf include: You Know Me Well by Nina La Cour & David Levithan, Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum, The Only Thing Worse Than Me is You by Lily Anderson, Riders by Veronica Rossi, Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes, American Girls by Alison Umminger, Don’t Get Caught: Let the Prank War Begin by Kurt Dinan, The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson, This is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp, The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine, My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul, Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, and The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library0get a free library card 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.