The Friends of the Library are planning now for their Annual Book Sale and Ice Cream Social on Saturday, June 26, 2010. The book sale begins at 8 a.m. and will be held on the south library lawn. There are lots and lots of books so plan now to attend! The Ice Cream Social begins at 11 a.m. and will be held on the north library lawn and features a wide variety of homemade cakes – be sure to stop over after your lunch at the Lusk State Bank.
“The Princess and the Frog” is the Thursday, June 17 film. Thursday movies begin at 1 p.m. each week throughout the summer. “The Princess and the Frog” is rated G and is 97 minutes long. “Where the Wild Things Are” will be shown on June 24. Popcorn is provided, bring your own drinks.
A new fiction book is “The Surrendered” by Chang-rae Lee. June Han has forged a life thousands of miles from her birthplace. She has built a business, outlived a husband and borne a child; yet her past holds more secrets that she has been able to tell. Now, thirty years after her escape from war-ravaged Korea the time has come for her to confront them.
Other new fiction books include “The Telling” by Beverly Lewis, “Deliver Us from Evil” by David Baldacci, “Wrecked” by Carol Higgins Clark, “The Bride Collector” by Ted Dekker, “Game Over” by Fern Michaels and “Lucid Intervals” by Stuart Woods. New books for the young adult are “Inside Out” by Maria V. Snyder and “Short: Walking Tall When You’re Not Tall At All” by John Schwartz.
New adult non-fiction books are “A Twisted Faith: a Minister’s Obsession and the Murder That Destroyed a Church” by Greg Olsen, “Didn’t I Feed You Yesterday? : a Mother’s Guide to Sanity in Stilettos” by Laura Bennett and “The Spirit of the Lions” by Daniel Meyers.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “The Dreamer” by Pam Munoz Ryan, “Griff Craver, Highway Patrol” by Jim Kreig and “The Owl Keeper” by Christine Brodien-Jones. New for younger children are “Here Comes the Garbage Barge” by Jonah Winter, “Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Spring Babies” by Erica Silverman and “The Pirate Cruncher” by Jonny Duddle.
“My Dad” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 17. This weekly program is held from 10 to 11 a.m. for children ages 3 through kindergarten throughout the year.
334-3274 is the Dial-A-Story number. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Dial in and hear an exciting story today!