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Harlem Library


June 20, 2018

The “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading program continues at the library. Children may still sign up and join in the fun! Summer Reading programs for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers meets on Tuesdays at 10 A.M. The Readers Club for school age children is held on Thursdays at 1 P.M. Adults may play the “Letter by Letter” game all through the summer.

Lego Club meets on Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:00 P.M. for all ages. The free Musical Movie for this week is “The Sound of Music” which is rated G and lasts for 2 hours and 25 minutes. Everyone is invited! Preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult.

The library board meeting is Friday, June 23, 9 A.M. in the meeting room.

Stop by the library to see the latest new additions to the collection. Debbie Macomber fans will want to pick up her latest cookbook “Debbie Macomber’s Table.” This cookbook contains one hundred of her favorite recipes including dishes inspired by her novels and others by family friends.

Bestselling author Anne Hillerman’s new Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito novel is “Cave of Bones.” Once again readers are taken into the world of the Navajo Nation where Manuelito encounters a lost camper who has been traumatized by something she stumbled upon when out in the woods. Her hiking instructor who searched for her is still missing.

A great summer read is “A Nantucket Wedding” by Nancy Thayer. Following the loss of her husband Alison never thought she’d marry again. But wedding bells are ringing and she hopes to use the occasion to bring together her two daughters who have become distant and to also introduce them to her fiancé’s family.

But things do not go smoothly as Alison comes upon a terrible secret that could shatter her world.

“Wildwood” is by Elinor Florence. In order for Molly Bannister to receive the inheritance from her great-aunt she must fulfill the requirement of living for one year in an abandoned farmhouse in remote northern Alberta. If she completes the requirement she will be able to sell off the farm and pay for the medical treatment her young daughter needs. Inspired by the journal written by her great-aunt Molly tackles learning basic homesteading skills while fighting the brutal wilderness.

Kay Hooper is the author of “Hold Back the Dark.” The residents of Prosperity, North Carolina, are killing one another and waking with no memory of the horrific acts they’ve committed. Chief Deputy Katie Cole and Sheriff Jackson Archer know the situation is beyond their control. The Special Crimes Unit is called in to assist. They must use all their expertise to get to the bottom of things as a flood of darkness unlike the world has seen is unleashed.

“Make Trouble” is a new biography by Cecile Richards. An activist since she protested the Vietnam War in her early teens Richards grew up in a household that encouraged the kids to be troublemakers. The daughter of a civil rights attorney father and a mother Ann Richards who became governor of Texas, Cecile learned to lead, make change, and fight for social justice.

“We Own the Sky” is the debut novel by Luke Allnutt. When a devastating illness strikes Ross Coates’ family he finds himself alone. No longer does he have his incredible wife Anna and his precious son Jack. Rob seeks solace in his photographing seeking out the skyscrapers and clifftops he used to visit with Jack. He embarks on an unforgettable journey and finds his way back to life and forgiveness.

When you are off on your journeys this summer take along MontanaLibrary2Go where you can download free ebooks and audio books. Contact the library for more information.


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