Don’t forget that mezzo soprano, Katie Calcamuggio & pianist John Elam will be performing on Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at the Congregational Church. The Piatigorsky Foundation presents this concert with funding from the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Foundation and it is locally sponsored by the library. Bring your family for this rare opportunity in our community.
Monday, May 12 a Dinner & Discussion will be held at 6 p.m. at the library. Please come and join in the open dialog about various social issues in our community. Statewide several perceived problems have been identified, but are they really problems in our community? Are there other issues that are more pressing? Are there things that we as a community can do? Deane Tucker will help facilitate the discussion.
Summer library hours begin Monday, May 19 with the library closing on Sunday until the fall. Weekly hours will be: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and Noon to 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
One of our new novels is “Keep Quiet” by Lisa Scottoline. Jake Buckman’s relationship with his son, Ryan, is not an easy one. So when Ryan asks to drive on a deserted road after Jake had picked him up from the movies, Jake agrees. What starts out as a father-son bonding opportunity, turns into a nightmare. Tragedy strikes and with Ryan’s future hanging in the balance Jake makes a split second decision that plunges both into a world of guilt and lies.
Other new fiction books are “Carnal Curiosity” by Stuart Woods, “Wildflower Wedding” by LuAnn McLane “Power Play” by Danielle Steel, “In Paradise” by Peter Mattiessen, “The Devany Brothers: Ryan and Sean” by Sherryl Woods, “The Mapmaker’s War” by Ronlyn Domingue, “The Here and Now” by Ann Brashares and “Echoes Of Mercy” by Kim Vogel Sawyer. Patrick Carman’s “Tremor” is among new young adult titles.
New adult non-fiction books are “Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by Their Trace Fossils” by Anthony J. Martin, “The Mix and Match Guide to Companionship Planting: an Easy Organic Way to Deter Pests, Prevent Disease, Improve Flavor, and Increase Yield in Your Vegetable Garden” by Josie Jeffery and “75 Flowers for Cake Decorators” by Helen Penman.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Trial by Fire” by Jeff Probst and “Liz Learns a Lesson” by Callie Barkley. New easy titles include “Whatever You Grow Up To Be” by Karen Kingsbury and “The Berenstain Bears and the Talent Show” by Stan Berenstain.
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!