Library News for June 29, 2016

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day.

It’s not too late to register for summer reading, but time is running out. “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!”   Special programs that start at 1:00 pm include:

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July 5 – Reading Magic with magician Bruce Amato

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)

July 21-Nature’s Olympics with Animal Tales.

Get In the Game: Read” is the teen theme. These special teen programs also start at 1:00 pm.Screenshot (40)

July 6-Geocaching

July 13-Minute to Win It!

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:  The Five Rollatinis by Jan B. Balet, The Thinking Book by Sandol Stoddard Warburg, Explore Fossils! by Cynthia Light Brown & Grace Brown, The Great Depression by Marcia Amidon Lusted, Counting Stars by Catherine Rayner, Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen by Serena Valentino, How Many Sleeps ‘til My Birthday? by Mark Sperring, Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois by Amy Novesky, Nobody Likes Goblins by Ben Hatke, Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate by Anita Yasuda, Waiting For Augusta by Jessica Lawson, and Books by Murray McCain and John Alcorn.  

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: How to Start a Fire by Lisa Lutz, Flight Patterns by Karen White, A Study in Sable by Mercedes Lackey, The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett, Fading Starlight by Kathryn Cushman, Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett, Dishonorable Intentions by Stuart Woods, Sweet Bitter by Stephanie Danler, I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan, A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker,  June by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix, The Cavendon Luck by Barbra Taylor Bradford, God Pretty in the Tobacco Field by Kim Michele Richardson, and The Sender by Kevin Elko and Bill Beausay.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Your Pregnancy: Week by Week by Glade B. Curtis, M.D. a and Judith Schuler, M.S., What to Expect When You’re Expecting 5th Ed. By Heide Murkoff and Sharon Mazel, Bare Bones by Bobby Bones, By Honor Bound by Tom Orris and Mike Thornton with Dick Couch, and The Memory Diet by Judi and Shari Suzker.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card. Don’t forget that magazines books and videos are available to download for fee with your Allen County Public Library card. Library cards are free 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.