Tuesday, June 4 bring your lunch and technical questions to the library at noon for “Tech Talk.” A brief overview of the online catalog, Wyld will also be presented. We’ll work together to answer your questions and hopefully make using your devices and computers a breeze.
Dr. Jerry “Dinosaur” Erschabek will present a program at the library at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5 to kick-off summer reading. Wear your dinosaur costumes!
Thursday, June 6 begins the Thursday Afternoon Movies at 1:30 p.m. at the library. The first film, “Agent Cody Banks” is rated PG and 102 minutes. The library provides the popcorn; please bring your own drink. To his friends, Cody Banks is an everyday kid who skateboards, hates math and stumbles around girls. Little do they know he is a super agent in a secret teenage division of the CIA who can drive like a stuntman and operate a vast array of gadgets. Cody’s training is put to the test and he has to figure out a way to save the day!
Ace Atkins was handpicked by the Robert B. Parker estate to be the “Keeper of the Flame” for the Spenser franchise and “Robert B. Parker’s Wonderland” is his newest Spenser novel. Spenser and Henry Cimoli have been friends for years, yet the old boxing trainer had never asked the private eye for a favor. Then a heavy handed developer, trying to buy Henry’s condo on River Beach, sends thugs to move the process along. When Spenser’s investigation finds plans to turn a chunk of land north of Boston into a sprawling casino, the uglier pieces of the Boston political machine try to put an end to Spenser involvement.
Other new fiction books include “The Second Chance Caf�” by Alison Kent, “The Mystery Woman” by Amanda Quick, “The Dance” by Dan Walsh,” “Amity & Sorrow” by Peggy Riley, “A Place to Belong” by Lauraine Snelling, “The Famous and the Dead” by T. Jefferson Parker, “The Wanderer” by Robyn Carr and “Maya’s Notebook” by Isabel Allende. Betsy Dornbusch’s “Exile” is now available in the YA section along with several other new titles.
New selections in non-fiction include “The Girl With No Name: the Incredible Story of a Child Raised By Monkeys” by Marina Chapman along with these other new non-fiction books: “Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World” by Dr. Phil McGraw and “The Flower Recipe Book” by Alethea Harampolis.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “Splendors and Glooms” by Laura Amy Schlitz and “Chasing the Prophecy” by Brandon Mull. A couple of new easy books are “The Chickens Build a Wall” by Jean-Francois Dumont and “One Cool Friend” by Toni Buzzeo.
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!