The library will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2013 in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Sunday hours also return on September 8 from Noon to 4 p.m. Be sure to stop in! Haven’t yet registered for your library card? Bring in proof of address and we’ll get you set up!
Have you registered your children for the fall afterschool programs? The kindergarten program will be on Mondays beginning September 9, first & second grades meet on Tuesdays beginning the 10th and grades 3, 4 & 5 gather on Thursdays beginning September 5. The programs are held at the library, from 3:20 until 4:30 p.m. Each program features stories and activities as well as snacks. Give us a call at 334-3490 to register!
A new fiction book is “I’ll Be Seeing You” by Suzanne Hayes. In January 1943 when the men they love are fighting in a war a world away, Glory Whitehall from New England and Rita Vincenzo from Iowa are brought together by an unlikely twist of fate. They begin a remarkable correspondence. The friendship forged by their letters allows them to survive the loneliness and uncertainty of waiting on the home front and gives them courage to face the battles in their own backyard.
Other new fiction books include “All He Wants” by C. C. Gibbs, “Gridlock” by Bryon L. Dorgan, “Please Don’t Tell” by Elizabeth Adler, “Witch Wraith: the Dark Legacy of Shannara” by Terry Brooks, “Death Angel” by Linda Fairstein, “Mistress” by James Patterson, “Deadly Virtues” by Jo Bannister and “The Last Witness” by W.E.B. Griffin. R.L. Stine’s new YA book, “A Midsummer Night’s Scream” is now available in the YA section.
New non-fiction books are “Lost Girls: an Unsolved American Mystery” by Robert Kolker, “Wyoming’s Outlaw Trail” by Mac Blewer, “Kale: the Complete Guide to the World’s Most Powerful Superfood” by Stephanie Pederson and “Curvy Girl Crochet: 25 Patterns That Fit and Flatter” by Mary Beth Temple.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail” by Richard Peck and “Emma Emmets: Playground Matchmaker” by Julia DeVillers. A new easy book is “Peck, Peck, Peck” by Lucy Cousins.