Registration is now being taken for the fall Afterschool programs for children in the first through fifth grades. The program, featuring stories, crafts and activities begins on Tuesday, September 7 for children in the first and second grade and continues through October 26. The program begins for children in the third, fourth and fifth grades on Thursday, September 9 and continues through October 28. “Imagination” is the theme this fall and starts right after school and continues until 4:30 p.m. Call 334-3490 to register your child or for more information.
Eve adores Ian, the new man in her life, and she’s more than willing to open her heart to his kids, but nothing she does is right in their eyes in “The Other Mother’s Club” by Samantha Baker. At wit’s end, she decides to join a support system for other women in the same boat. It’s a place where the women share their love, lives, ambitions, and true feelings about their new families.
Other new fiction books are “Rushed to the Alter” by Jane Feather, “The Short Second Life of Bee Tanner” by Stephenie Meyer, “Foreign Influence” by Brad Thor, “The Sleeping Beauty” by Mercedes Lackey, “As Husbands Go” by Susan Isaacs and “Kings of the Earth” by Jon Clinch. Young adults will enjoy these new titles: “Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer” by John Grisham, “Runaway” by Meg Cabot and “Stranded” by J. T. Dutton.
New non-fiction books include “Cowboy Wisdom: What the World Can Learn From the Wit and Wisdom of the West” by David W. Stevenson, “Eat Your Yard: Edible Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Herbs, and Flowers for Your Landscape” by Nan K. Chase and “Jung, the Mystic: the Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung’s Life and Teachings: a New Biography” by Gary Lachman.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new picture books: “Spring at Summit Ridge Farm: Strawberry and Denver” and “Summer at Summit Ridge Farm: Strawberry and Denver” by Jan Prenoveau, as well as “Buzz” by Eileen Spinelli.
“Hop To It” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, August 31. Storyhour is now held each Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for children age three until they enter first grade.
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!