Library News for May 30, 2018

The annual Friends of the Library used book sale will be Friday and Saturday, June 1st and 2nd. You can buy a grocery bag full of books for one dollar ($1.00). Doors open at 9:00 am. Stop by early for the best selections.

Summer Reading registration opens on Friday, June 1.  Kids who turn in their reading logs at the end of summer will have an opportunity to choose a prize from our store. There will be bikes, guitars, keyboards, Lego kits, and more fun things from which kids can choose. Those who register and log the most reading hours will get to shop first. We offer prizes to encourage kids to keep up their reading skills, but the real reward is developing a lifelong love of reading.

On Monday, June 11 at 5:00 pm, stop by for Donuts with Dad, a Father’s Day program for kids & Dads of all ages. We’ll read If You Give a Dog a Donut and have a Father’s Day Craft. This program will showcase the importance of Dads.

This month, the library’s adult book club is reading Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk and join us for book club on Tuesday,  June 20 at 1:00 PM.

Students ages 8 – 18 are invited sign up for a Youth Acrylic Art Class on Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 am. Supplies will be provided, but registration is required as space is limited to fifteen participants.

On Thursday, June 7 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to Perler Bead Art.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

New books for children this week include: Trains, Cranes & Troublesome Trucks by Random House, Goldfish on Vacation by Sally Lloyd-Jones, Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate by Kimberly & James Dean, A Round of Robins by Katie Hesterman, Forever or a Day by Sarah Jacoby, My First Piano Book by Genevieve Helsby and Jason Chapman, Did You Know? Science: Amazing Answers to More than 200 Awesome Questions by Emily Dodd, Math Lab for Kids by Rebecca Rapoport and J.A. Yoder, Night Out by Daniel Miyares, A House That Once Was by Julie Fogliano, Pass the Ball, Mo! by David A. Adler, Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea by Lynne Rae Perkins, Boying Up: How to Be Brave, Bold, and Brilliant by Mayim Bialik, PhD, and Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Warning Light by David Ricciardi, The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick,The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz, Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer, Shot in the Dark by Cleo Coyle, All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson, The Husband Hour by Jamie Brenner, Greeks Bearing Gifts by Philip Kerr, Varina by Charles Frazier, Flying at Night by Rebecca L. Brown. Princess by James Patterson and Rees Jones, Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts, My Kind of Christmas by Janet Dailey, Warlight by Michael Ondaatje, Fade to Black by Heather Graham, and The Gray Ghost by Clive Cussler.

New movies include: The Age of Adaline starring Blake Lively and Michiel Huisman, Samson starring Jackson Rathbone, Please Stand By starring Dakota Fanning, Forever My Girl starring Alex Ros and Jessica Rothe, and Dolphins: Spy in the Pod by BBC Earth.

To access our digital resources or to borrow movies or music from the library, simply get a library card.  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.