Sunday, May 18 is the last Sunday the library will be open for the summer. Summer hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday and Noon to 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Plans are in the works for children’s programming as well as for adults for the summer months. Summer Reading begins on Wednesday, June 4 for children that have completed the first through fifth grades. Watch for registration information in the next week or so. The library will once again offer afternoon movies every Thursday throughout the summer. Wayne Deahl returns to lead two book discussions featuring Craig Johnson’s books and an astronomy program is planned for July.
A new suspense novel is “Without Warning” by David Rosenfelt. Years ago Katie Sandford’s husband was convicted of the murder of Jenny Robbins. He died in prison. Now Katie and Jenny’s husband, Chief of Police Jake Robbins are supervising the opening of a time capsule that a recent hurricane had unearthed. Neither is prepared for the macabre set of predictions found inside. Someone had predicted Jenny’s death as well as 11 other tragedies which are still occurring long after the death of Katie’s husband.
“Death Come Quickly” by Susan Wittig Albert is among other new fiction along with “Games Creatures Play” edited by Charlaine Harris, “The Cold Nowhere” by Brian Freeman, “Cavendon Hall” by Barbara Taylor Bradford, “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” by Mary Higgins Clark, “Robert Ludlum’s The Janson Option” by Paul Garrison, “The Kennel Caper” by Jan Fields and “Angels in the Attic” by Mary O’Donnell. A new title for the young adult is “Gilded” by Christina Farley.
New non-fiction books are “The Women of the Duck Commander: Surprising Insights from the Women Behind the Beards about What Makes the Family Work” by Kay Robertson and “The Home Book: a Complete Guide to Homeowner and Homebuilder Responsibilities” by David E. MacLellen.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Ripley’s Mighty Machines – Believe It or Not” by Ian Graham, “Survivors” by Jeff Probst, “Marion Takes a Break” by Callie Barkley and “Mystery on Pine Lake” by Tamra Wright. New easy titles include “The Halloween Ball” by Lisa Ann Marsoli and “Journey” by Aaron Becker.
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!