Library News for September 5, 2018

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.

Teens are invited to the Perler Bead Club on Tuesday, September 6 at 5:00 pm.

Let us know if you want to join the Cook Book Club. This month’s Cook Book to review is Williams-Sonoma Vegetable of the Day: 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year by Kate McMillan. Ask for a copy of this book at the circulation desk.  Participants are asked to try out recipes and share the results with the others.  Space is limited, so you must pre-register to attend. The Cook Book Club will meet on Thursday, September 13 at 5:00 pm.

New books for children this week include: Where Did You Come From, Baby Dear? by George MacDonald, Jasmine and the Star of Persia by Laura Bergen, Pete the Cat’s Groovy Bake Sale by James Dean, Stop, Go, Yea, No! by Mike Twohy, Tiny Little Rocket by Richard Collingridge, The Dress and the Girl by Camille Andros, Stegothesaurus by Bridget Heos, My Dog Laughs by Rachel Isadora, and Cat Wishes by Calistra Brill.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Healing by Linda Byler, Her Fear by Shelley Shepard Gray, Leverage in Death by J.D. Robb, Dark Sentinel by Christine Feehan, Field of bones by J.A. Jance, Falling to Pieces by Vannetta Chapman, In His Father’s Footsteps by Danielle Steel, Escapade by Diana Palmer, Echoes in the Walls by V.C. Andrews, Safe and Sound by Fern Michaels, The First Love by Beverly Lewis, The Last Cruise by Kate Christensen, Walking Shadows by Faye Kellerman, Don’t Make Me Pull Over! By Richard Ratay.

New books on the adult non-fiction shelf includes: Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear by Kim Brooks, 60 Quick Knits for Beginners by Cascade Yarns, Edith’s War by Peter A. Witt, The Plot to Destroy Democracy by Malcom Nance,  North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail by Scott Jurek, The Soul of America by John Meacham, Flags Across America by Dale Basking, Downsizing The Family Home by Marni Jameson, and Raising Kids to Thrive by Kenneth R. Ginsburg, Md, MS Ed, FAAP.

New movies this week include: Escape starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarztenager, The Hurricane Heist starring Toby Kebbell, The Commuter starring Liam Neeson, Deadpool 2 starring Ryan Reynolds, Averngers: Infinity Wars starring Robert Downey Jr., The Griddle House starring Luke Perry and Charisma Carpenter and Amanda and the Fox starring Richar Karn and Elizabeth Foster.

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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.