Have you registered your children for the library’s winter afterschool programs yet? They begin this week, so call or stop by soon to register or for more information.
The book discussion series this winter is “Man’s Search for Meaning” and the first book, Victor Frankl’s “Man’s Search for Meaning” will be discussed on Monday, February 1. The book is available to borrow by stopping by the library or digitally through the Virtual Library, the 3M Cloud Library, Oneclick Digital and/or Hoopla. For more information stop by the library or call 334-3490.
The “Films of Woody Allen” Dinner & Movie series kicks off on Monday, January 11 at 6 p.m. with “Woody Allen: a Documentary.” A light meal will be available; all library programs are free and open to the public. Plan to attend.
On January 13 at 1:45 p.m. the library will show the film “Minions” as an early release film. Ever since the dawn of time, the Minions have lived to serve the most despicable of masters. From T. Rex to Napoleon, the easily distracted tribe has helped the biggest and the baddest of villains. Now, join protective leader Kevin, teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob on a global road trip where they’ll earn a shot to work for a new boss – the world’s first female super-villain and try to save all of Minionkind from annihilation. The library provides the popcorn; please bring your own drink. “Minions” is rated PG and is 91 minutes.
A new suspense novel is “Sidney Sheldon’s Reckless” by Tilly Bagshawe. At one time Tracy Whitney was one of the best thieves in the business. Then she settled down and had a child. She planned quiet days raising her son. Then tragedy forces her to face her greatest nightmare. Now, with nothing left to protect, this superb con-artist, jewel thief, computer wizard and cat burglar returns to the hunt – more dangerous, more ruthless and more reckless than ever.
John Grisham’s “Rogue Lawyer” is among new fiction, along with “All the Stars in the Heavens” by Adriana Trigiani, “Golden Lion” by Wilbur Smith, “Wildfire in His Arms” by Johanna Lindsey, “Trap” by Robert K. Tanenbaum, “The Gift” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, “Sons of Fire” by Max McCoy, “Devoted in Death” by J.D. Robb and “The Crossing” by Michael Connelly. “One” by Sarah Crossan, “The Sword of Summer” by Rick Riordan and “Sky Key” by James Frey are now available in the YA section.
New nonfiction titles include “Lights Out: a Cyberattack, a Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath” by Ted Koppel and “Little House Living: the Make-Your-Own Guide to a Frugal, Simple, and Self-Sufficient Life” by Merrisa A. Alink.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Tomb of Doom” by H. I. Larry, “The Story of Diva and Flea” by Mo Willems and “Class Dismissed” by Allan Woodrow. Some of the new easy titles include “Zen Socks” by Jon J. Muth, “The Story of Peppa Pig” by Neville Astley and “A Paw-Some Mystery” by Mary Man-Kong.
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!