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May 16, 2018



“Libraries Rock!” is the theme of the upcoming Summer Reading Program. Children ages preschool through grade 6 are invited to participate by registering beginning May 29 at the library or on Facebook. There will be weekly programs for the children including stories, activities and snacks. Children can earn prizes by recording the books they read. Grand prizes will be given at the conclusion of the program at the end of July.

Family Fun Night kick off Summer Reading on May 30, 6:30-8:00 P.M. Children are invited to attend if they are accompanied by at least one parent. There will be games, stories, prizes, and snacks! Children may register for Summer Reading this evening.

Once again the library is hosting the “Letter by Letter” game for adults to play during the summer months. Stop by the library beginning May 29 to pick up your game sheet. You may win a $50 Visa gift card!

To go along with the “Libraries Rock!” musical theme the library will be hosting Musical Movie Nights during the month of June. Each Thursday evening during the month of June we will be showing a free movie beginning at 5:00 P.M. These movies will be family friendly. Adults and children are invited. Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult.

Authors Lisa Jackson and Nancy Bush have teamed up to write the book “One Last Breath.” The wedding of Rory and Liam turns from a happy occasion to a bloodbath. Rory stabs her assailant and flees but a gunman kills Rory’s stepbrother and Liam’s family are all injured. Five years later Rory has made a new life for herself and her young daughter far from Liam’s wealthy and powerful family. When Liam tracks her down he is surprised to learn they have a daughter together. But the killer’s need for vengeance is still alive.

“As You Wish” is by Jude Deveraux. Three very different women end up at Summer Hill, Virginia, for separate reasons. But soon they begin to open up about their regrets, their wishes, and their dreams. As they are presented with the opportunity to right the wrongs of their past, they discover what can happen when dreams come true.

The new thriller is “The Girl in the Moon” by Terry Goodkind. Angela was born to a meth addict and because of an abusive childhood she was forced to become a woman far too soon. Now she lives a secret life carrying her family’s ability to recognize killers. As she is targeted by a group of international terrorists, she becomes an unlikely hero.

“Genius Foods” is a new nonfiction work that will help you “become smarter, happier, and more productive as you protect your brain for life.” It is written by Max Lugavere with Paul Grewal, MD.

Jonathan Miles has written the novel “Anatomy of a Miracle.” Cameron Harris has been a paraplegic since a traumatic accident four years ago. He lives with his sister Tanya, in Biloxi, Mississippi, in a neighborhood hard hit by Hurricane Katrina. While waiting for his sister to return home one hot summer day Cameron suddenly is able to get up out of his wheelchair and walks. He now finds himself the center of a contentious debate: Was his recovery a miracle or a medical breakthrough?

Other new titles include “The Crack in the Lens,” a Holms on the Range Mystery by Steve Hockensmith and “Pelican Point,” a Hope Harbor novel by Irene Hannon.

The Book Challenge for May is to read a book about an animal. The library will be closed May 28, Memorial Day. The regular meeting of the library board will be May 30, 9:00 A.M.

 
 

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