The second of three Reading is FUN (RIF) programs will be held on Wednesday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. “Lily Fox and the Gingerbread Cookie” will be presented as a puppet/play by local NCHS Future Business Leaders of America members. “Lily Fox and the Gingerbread Cookie” was written by Wheatland, WY author, Lori Huber and is sure to entertain. The evening will also include a fun craft, snacks and the opportunity for children to select their very own book to keep. If your child wasn’t able to attend last month they will be eligible to select two books. Plan now to bring your kids for this fun hour-long event. RIF is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
The Friends of the Library will also be holding a book sale this March! Plan to stop in and stock up on Thursday, March 10 from Noon to 6 p.m. and Friday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A new suspense novel is “A Taste for Nightshade” by Martine Bailey. When Mary Jebb swindles Michael Croxon’s brother with a blank pound note in Manchester in 1809, Michael catches her and she is condemned to seven years in Australia. Two years later Michael marries Grace who soon realizes he’s more interested in her fortune than her company. Grace turns to her new cook for companionship, but Mary, shipwrecked, maltreated, and recently hired has different plans for the unsuspecting owners of Delafosse Hall.
Other new fiction books include “The Pharaoh’s Secret” by Clive Cussler, “Anything for You” by Kristan Higgins, “The First Order” by Jeff Abbott, “The Girls She Left Behind” by Sarah Graves, “Forty Thieves” by Thomas Perry, “Carolina Blues” by Virginia Kantra, “Blackout” by David Rosenfelt, “Angels Burning” by Tawni O’Dell, and “The Hunting Trip” by William E. Butterworth III. “The Bubble Wrap Boy” by Phil Earle and “Cured” by Bethany Wiggins are among new YA titles.
New on the nonfiction shelf are: “1944: FDR and the Year that Changed History” by Jay Winik, “Identifying Trees of the West: an All-Season Guide to Western North America” by Lois DeMarco and “Don’t Eat This if You’re Taking That: the Hidden Risks of Mixing Food and Medicine” by Madelyn Fernstrom, PhD. CNS.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Enchantress Returns” by Chris Colfer, “Holey Moley” by Lois Ehlert and “The Case of the Digital Deception” by Ellie O’Ryan. Among the new easy titles are “Peppa Pig and the Busy Day at School” by Neville Astley, “Wishing on a Bow” by Shelia Sweeny Higginson and “Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle.
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!