Sunday library hours return on Sunday, September 8 from Noon to 4 p.m. Other library hours are: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and Noon to 7 p.m. on Wednesday. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Afterschool programs are now starting, if you haven’t registered your child there may still be room – call 334-3490 to register!
On Wednesday, September 11 an Early Release film will be shown at 1:45 p.m. “The Lost Medallion” is 98 minutes and rated PG. Daniel Anderson visits a foster home to drop off a donation and is quickly roped into telling the kids a story. Daniel tells the tale of Billy Stone and Allie; two 13-year-old friends who uncover a long-lost medallion and accidentally wish themselves back in time. Billy, to save Allie’s life must give the medallion to an evil warlord. In order to retrieve the medallion and bring freedom to the people ruled by the warlord they join forces with an unlikely group. The library provides popcorn, please bring your own drink.
Have you read Daniel Silva? His newest thriller is “The English Girl” – Madeline Hart is a rising star in Britain’s governing party – but she is also a woman with a secret. She is the lover of Prime Minister Jonathan Lancaster. Her kidnappers have learned of the affair and intend to make the British leader pay dearly for his sins. Lancaster hires Gabriel Allon – master assassin, art restorer, and spy – to bring Madeline home safely, but he has a deadline: “7 days or the girl dies.” Available also on CD and in the Virtual Library.
Other new fiction books include “Remembrance: a Road Once Traveled” by local author Randy Stensaas, “The Hope of Spring” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, “The Bat” by Jo Nesbo, “Storm Riders” by Margaret Weis, “Light of the World” by James Lee Burke, “Under the Texas Sky” by Dorothy Garlock and “Unleashed” by David Rosenfelt. “Ink” by Amanda Sun is now available on the YA shelf.
“John Wilkes Booth: Beyond the Grave” by W. C. Jameson is among new nonfiction, other titles include: “Once Upon a Time: Discovering Our Forever Story” by Debbie Macomber, “Theodore and Woodrow: How Two Presidents Destroyed Constitutional Freedom” by Andrew P. Napolitano and “Cooking For Your Gluten-Free Teen: Everyday Foods the Whole Family Will Love” by Carlyn Berghoff.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “The Truth About Me” by Patricia MacLachlan and “The Zoo With the Empty Cage” by Steve Brezenoff. A new picture book is “Good Night, Sleep Tight” by Mem Fox.
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!