The library will be showing the film, “The Fault in Our Stars” on Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30 p.m. This popular book to film features Hazel and Gus who are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Rated PG-13, this film is 126 minutes. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent or provide written permission.
Wednesday, September 17 at 1:45 p.m. “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return” will be shown. Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glenda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Wiser the owl, Marshal Mallow, China Princess and Tugg the tugboat join Dorothy on her latest magical journey through the colorful landscape of Oz to restore order and happiness to Emerald City. Rated PG, this film is 92 minutes. Bring your own drink, and the library provides the popcorn!
In the mid 1950’s Catherine Lemay, a young archaeologist comes to Montana in “Painted Horses” by Malcolm Brooks. She has one summer to prove nothing of historic value will be lost when a major dam is built and from the moment she arrives nothing is what she expects. Then there is John H., a former mustanger and a veteran of the U. S. Army’s last mounted cavalry campaign who lives a fugitive life and is driven by pursuit of one last wild thing. He inspires Catherine to open her heart to more than just the vanished past.
Other new fiction books are “The Girls of August” by Anne Rivers Siddons, “Little Mercies” by Heather Gudenkauf, “Shots Fired: Stories From Joe Pickett Country” by C. J. Box, “Power Play” by Catherine Coulter, “The Promise” by Robyn Carr, “Cut & Thrust” by Stuart Woods, “The Competition” by Marcia Clark and “Deserves to Die” by Lisa Jackson. “Counting by 7s” by Holly Goldberg Sloan is among new young adult titles.
“Man’s Best Hero: True Stories of Great American Dogs” by Ace Collins joins “All Joy and No Fun: the Paradox of Modern Parenthood” by Jennifer Senior, “Learn Swedish Weaving & Huck Embroidery” by Katherine Kennedy and “Cookie Doughlicious: 50 Cookie Dough Recipes for Candies, Cakes, and More” by Lara Ferroni.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Anything But Typical” by Nora Raleigh Baskin, “A Dog Called Homeless” by Sarah Lean and “The Endless Lake” by Erin Hunter. Some new easy books include “Splendid Speller” by Jane O’Connor, “Pete the Cat and his Magic Sunglasses” by James Dean and “How Martha Saved Her Parents From Green Beans” by David LaRochelle.
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!