“Treasure Buddies” will be shown at the library on Wednesday, February 15 at 1:45 p.m. as an early-release film. The film is rated G and 93 minutes; popcorn will be provided, please bring your own drink.
On February 17 and 18 new windows will be installed in the basement of the library. This project will not affect library services; however it will be followed with the installation of new energy efficient lights throughout the building in March which will require a few days closure of the building. This Energy Retrofit project is overseen by the county commissioners with funding from the county, the federal government and the library foundation. Watch for more information regarding any disruption of library service.
A new military thriller is “Scarecrow Returns” by Matthew Reilly. Deep in the Arctic, a long-forgotten Soviet military base enshrouds a weapon of unimaginable destructive force – a Cold War doomsday device with the power to obliterate the planet. When a mysterious and brutal terrorist group called the Army of Thieves seizes this remote base there is only one team close enough to sabotage them – a ragtag band of Marines and civilians lead by Captain Shane Schofield, known as Scarecrow. Outnumbered, outgunned, and with the fate of humanity hanging in the balance Scarecrow has only a few short hours to bring down the Army of Thieves – or, see the earth go up in flames.
Other new fiction books include “The Black Hawk” by Joanna Bourne, “The Innocent” by Taylor Stevens, “Valley of Dreams” by Lauraine Snelling, “1222” by Anne Holt, “Love in a Nutshell” by Janet Evanovich, “Moonlight in the Morning” by Jude Deveraux and “Down the Dark Road” by Tami Hoag. A new title for the young adult is “Odd is on Our Side” by Dean Koontz.
New adult non-fiction books are “Boy Scouts of America Scout Stuff: a Unique Collection of Memorabilia” by Robert Birkby, “Spontaneous Happiness” by Andrew Weil, M.D., and “Down Shifting: How to Work Less and Enjoy Life More” by John D. Drake.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books: “Princess Charm School” by Gabrielle Reyes, “Design for Disaster” by Carolyn Keene and “Ava the Sunset Fairy” by Daisy Meadows. Some new easy titles are “You: a Story of Love and Friendship” by Stephen Michael King, “Railroad Adventures” by Reverend W. Awdry and “I Can Be a Teacher” by Mary Man-Kong.
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