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.
On Monday, October 29 at 5:00 pm, join us for Creepy Movie night. Light refreshments will be served.
On Wednesday, October 31 at 10:00 am, pre-school and home-school children are invited to dress in costume for the Halloween Parade as we visit downtown merchants for tricks or treats.
New books for children this week includes: The Stuff of Stars by Marion Dane Bauer, Good Rosie! By Kate DiCamillo, The Silly Book by Stoo Hample, Archie and the Bear by Zanni Louise and David Mackintosh, Disney Princess Magical Moments by Brooke Vitale, Imagine! by Raűl Colón, Spooked! by Gail Jarrow, Fangsgiving by Ethan Long, Hiking Day by Anne Rockwell, Badgers by Julie Murray, I Love My Pet Chinchilla by Alexis Roumanis, The 12 Days of Thanksgiving by Jenna Lettice, Through The Window by Barb Rosenstock,Click, Clack, Quack to School! by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin, The Secret Life of the Little Brown Bat by Laurence Pringle, and Misfits by Jen Calonita.
Older children will enjoy: A Case for Buffy by Ulf Nilsson, Property of the Rebel Librarian by Allison Varnes, The Third Mushroom by Jennifer L. Holm, Borka: The Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers by John Burningham, Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech, The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson, Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan, Look at the Weather by Britta Teckentrup.
New books on the Adult Fiction shelf include: Depth of Winter by Craig Johnson, Transcription by Kate Atkinson, A Lineage of Grace by Francine Rivers, Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness, Bay of Sighs by Nora Roberts, Vengeful by V.E. Schwab, The Other Woman by Sadie Jones, The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle, Lies by T.M. Logan, Legion by Brandon Sanderon, Crisis by Felix Francis, The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher, The Intermission by Elyssa Friedland, Gone So Long by Andre Dubs III, Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott, A Willing Murder by Jude Deveraux, The Storm by Arif Anwar, and Tear Me Apart by J.T. Ellison,
New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Killing the SS by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard, The Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, The Man I Never Met: A Memoir by Adam Schefter, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari, Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow, Gorbachev by William Taubman, This Is The Day by Tim Tebow, and If You Love Me: A Mother’s Journey Through Her Daughter’s Opioid Addiction by Maureen Cavanagh.
New movies include: Warning Shot starring Tammy Blanchard, Skyscraper starring Dwayne Johnson, Reprisal starring Fran Grillo and Bruce Willis, Boundaries starring Vera Farmiga and Christopher Plummer, Arizona starring Danny McBide, Down a Dark Hall starring Uma Thurman, Buy Bust starring Anne Curtis, and the animated film Hotel Transylvania 3.
If you love e-books or audio-books, check out our digital collection at www.allencountylibary.com 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.