The library will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27 & 28 for Thanksgiving. Regular hours resume on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at Noon.
Friday, December 12 “Dolphin Tale 2” will be shown at 1:30 p.m. Winter’s surrogate mother, Panama, has passed away leaving Winter without the only poolmate she has ever known. The loss of Panama may have even greater repercussions for Winter who cannot be housed alone as dolphins’ social behavior requires them to be paired with other dolphins. Time is running out to find a companion for her before the team at Clearwater loses their beloved Winter to another aquarium. The library provides the popcorn; please bring your own beverage. The film is rated PG and 107 minutes.
Iris Johansen’s new book is “The Perfect Witness.” Teresa Casali has a strange gift: the ability to read people’s memories. Her mob boss father used her to gain the upper hand in his business until she found a way to get into Witness Protection as Allie Girard. For years she lived a normal life with a new family. Then her cover is blown and once again she is on the run with her own life and those of her new family at stake. This time she will use her gift to end these threats. From perfect target to perfect witness, Allie Girard is ready to take on the past…even if it kills her.
Other new fiction books are “Robert B. Parker’s Blind Spot” by Reed Farrel Coleman, “The Witch With No Name” by Kim Harrison, “Ambush at Apache Pass” by Frank Leslie, “Wicked Ways” by Lisa Jackson, “Stirring Up Trouble” Kimberly Kincaid, “The Maverick of Copper Creek” by R. C. Ryan, “Goodhouse” by Peyton Marshall, “The Seventh Sigal” by Margaret Weis and “The Children Act” by Ian McEwan. “Vampires of Manhattan” by Melissa de la Cruz and “The Revenge of Seven” by Pittacus Lore are now available in the young adult section.
New nonfiction books are “The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan” by Jenny Nordberg, “You Can, You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner” by Joel Osteen and “Bread Revolution: World-Class Baking with Sprouted and Whole Grains, Heirloom Flours, and Fresh Techniques” by Peter Reinhart.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has the new series “Amy Wild, Animal Talker” by Diana Kimpton and the book “The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza” by Jack Gantos. Jan Brett’s “The Animal’s Santa” is now available to checkout along with “Nat the Cat’s Sunny Smile” by Jez Alborough, “I’m a Dirty Dinosaur” by Janeen Brian and “Telephone” by Mac Barnett.
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!