The library has undergone a pretty large renovation this year with the installation of a new boiler for the Carnegie portion of the building and the restoration of the almost 100 year-old windows. One more project is on the horizon. In April new carpeting will be installed throughout the building. Currently it is planned that the project will begin April 6 and it is expected that the library will be closed the week of April 13 in order to complete the installation on the main floor, watch for more information as we draw closer to April.
Wednesday, March 18 “The Penguins of Madagascar” will be shown at the library at 1:45 p.m. Super spy teams aren’t born…they’re hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. These elitists of the elite are joining forces with a chic undercover organization, The North Wind. Led by handsome and husky Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then…you know). Together, they must stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it. The film is rated PG and 86 minutes. Bring your own drink, the library provides the popcorn!
A new suspense novel is “Robert Ludlum’s the Geneva Strategy” by Jamie Freveletti. One evening in Washington D.C. several high ranking members of the government disappear in a mass kidnapping. One of the victims, Nick Rendal holds the confidential passwords used to program the U. S. Army drones. Jon Smith and the Covert-One team need to rescue Nick before the kidnappers have the power to carry out drone strikes anywhere in the world.
Other new fiction books are “Twelve Days” by Alex Berenson, “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah, “Wolf Point” by Mike Thompson, “A Spool of Blue Thread” by Anne Tyler, “A String of Beads” by Thomas Perry, “Crazy Love You” by Lisa Unger, “Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances” by Neil Gaiman. “Sinner” by Maggie Stiefvater and “Scorpion Mountain” by John Flanagan are among new Young Adult titles.
Dr. Phil McGraw’s “The 20/20 Diet: Turn Your Weight Loss Vision Into Reality” joins “Growing Happy Kids: How to Foster Inner Confidence, Success, and Happiness” by Maureen Healy in the new non-fiction section.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Maddy Kettle: the Adventures of the Thimblewitch” by Eric Orchard and “Power Up” by Julia March. Some new picture books include “Angelina’s Big City Ballet” by Katharine Holabird, “Flight School” by Lita Judge and “Blizzard” by John Rocco.
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!