Library News for November 28, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to the library on Saturday, December 8th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  Call 270-237-3861 to make an appointment for your child to meet Santa Bob.

It’s time for our annual Polar Express party. All aboard for fun and games on Monday, December 10 at 5:00 pm.

Our weekly programs for children include: Baby Time on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm. Toddlers Time is on Thursdays at 10:00 am, Stories & More for pre-school children meet on Tuesdays at 10:00 am, and enrichment programs for homeschool youth meet on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. We hope you’ll make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

If you want to learn how to knit to crochet, Loose Ends will teach you. Stop by the library on Tuesdays at 3:30.  First time crafters will be supplied with a crochet hook, or knitting needles and yarn to start.

New books for children this week include:  Forest School Adventure by Naomi Walmsley & Dan Westall, I Got the Christmas Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison, Crafty Llama by Mike Kerr, The Gospel Told by the Animals by Bénédicte Delelis and Ėric Puybaret, Am I Yours? By Alex Latier, Merry Christmas Little Elliot by Mike Curato, Sparkle’s First Christmas by Amy Young, The Lego Christmas Ornaments Book by Chris MCveigh, Good Night Diggers by Adam Gamble, This Is Christmas by Tom Booth, and Pip and Posy: The Christmas Tree by Axel Scheffler.

Older children will enjoy: The Crimes of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling, The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher, Slkylark and Wallcreeper by Anne O’Brien Carelli, Tales of and 8-Bit Kitten: Lost In the Nether by Cube Kid, and Candy Fairies: Carmel Moon by Helen Perlman,

New books for on the adult fiction shelf include: Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child, Sea of Greed by Clive Cussler, A Season of Grace by Lauraine Snelling, You Don’t Own Me by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke, Lies Come Easy by Steven F. Havill, A Christmas Revelation by Anne Perry, Residue by Michael McGarrity, Jerusalem’s Queen by Angela A. Hunt, The Colors of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith, Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer, The Noel Stranger by Richard Paul Evans, Chosen People by Robert Whitlow,  Montana Cherries by Kim Law, A Town Divided by Christmas by Orson Scott Card, Look Alive Tenty-Five by Janet Evanovich, A Seat By The Hearth by Amy Clipston, Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg, The Cost of Betrayal by Dee Henderson, Dani Pettrey and Lynette Eason.  

New books for young adults include: The Assassins Guide to Love & Treason by Virginia Boecker, Batman: White Knight by Sean Murphy, Board School: Vol. 2 by Yousuke Kaneda, Baruto, Vol. 2: Naruto Next Generation by Ukyo Kodachi, How She Died, How I Lived by Mary Crickett, Imagine Us Happy by Jennifer Yu, A Map of Days (Miss Perigrine’s Peculiar Children) by Ransom Riggs, Jim Henon’s Labyrinth: Coronation Vol 1 by Simon Spurrier, The Legend of Zelda, Twighlight Princess, Vol 2 by Akira Himekawa, and The Speaker by Traci Chee.

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.