Library News for May 9, 2018

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?

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.

On Thursday, May 10 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited to Crafting with Popsicle Sticks.

If you have an interested in genealogy, stop by on Monday, May 14 at 1:00 pm for Monday Roots with Ms. Amanda.

New books for children this week include: The Happy Egg by Ruth Krauss,  Friends Stick Together by Hanah E. Harrison, The Strange Awakening of Lazy Smurf by Peyo, The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science: 54 All-Star Experiments by Sean Connolly, Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater, and Running on the Roof of the World by Jess Butterworth.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  The Other Side of the Bridge by Camron Wright, The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth, The Recipe Box by Viola Shipman, Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao, Closer Than You Know by Brad Parks, To Die But Once by Jacqueline Winspear, The Coincidnce Makers by Yoav Blum, The Heart Between Us by Lindsay Harrel, The Heart’s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere, Pelican Point by Irene Hannon, Blind Betrayal by Nancy Mehl, Dare from Deep Within by D.L. Sleiman, The 17th Suspect by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea, Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk, Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic by Ace Atkins, The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel, The Thief by J.R. Ward, He by John Connolly, The Forgotten Road by Richard Paul Evans, Cave of Bones by Anne Hillerman, Unwilling Warrior by Andrew Boeshaar.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: Be the BBQ Pitmaster by Will Budiaman, Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Female Marines Are Trained by Kate Germano, Instant Pot Cookbook by Good Housekeeping, The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table by Rick Bragg, Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World by Eileen McNamara, Can’t Help Myself: Lessons & Confessions from a Modern Advice Columnist by Meredith Goldstein, Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling by Amy Chozick, The Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or Whatever by Jamie Wright, and Magnolia Table  by Joanna Gaines.

New movies include: Tremors starring Michael Gross and Jamie Kennedy, 12 Strong starring Chris Hemsworth, My Daddy is in Heaven starring Jenn Gotzon and Corbin Bernsen, Hallmark Channel’s Royal Wedding Collection starring Meghan Markle, Sheer & Wolves featuring the voices of Tom Felton and Ruby Rose, Paw Patrol: Summer Rescues, and Peter Rabbit.                                                       

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.