June 27, 2018
Children are encouraged to keep reading for the “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading program which continues until the end of July. Bring in your reading record sheets to earn prizes and chances to win the grand prize in each age group. Weekly programs for preschoolers and their parents are held on Tuesdays at 10 A.M. and for grade school children on Thursdays at 1 P.M. Adults may participate in the “Letter by Letter” game through the end of August when we will draw for the $50 gift card.
Lego Club meets on Thursdays at 4 P.M. The last free Musical Movie is “Mary Poppins” which will be shown on June 28 at 5 P.M. It is rated G and lasts for 2 hours and 19 minutes. Preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult. Everyone is welcome!
The library will be closed July 4th in observance of Independence Day.
Mark July 11 on your calendars as the Friends of the Library will be hosting a Community Appreciation Summer Fun event from 2:00-6:00 P.M. at the library. Refreshments will be served. Door prizes will be given away, one for adults and one for children.
The latest thriller by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison is “The Sixth Day.” The Covert Eyes Team is tasked with investigating the mysterious deaths of several major political figures. Special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine race against time to find a ruthless mastermind.
Bestselling inspirational author and conference speaker Joyce Meyer has written “Living a Life You Love.” In this book Meyer “explains how to love life fully...so you can experience the joy and fulfillment God has for you!”
“Twenty-One Days” is the new Daniel Pitt novel by Anne Perry. In this new series Thomas and Charlotte Pitt’s son carries on his family’s mystery solving tradition. As a new barrister he is faced with the helping his client biographer Russell Graves who is found guilty of murdering his wife. Daniel has twenty-one days to find the real killer before Graves is hung.
Susan Wittig Albert’s new mystery is “Queen Anne’s Lace.” As China Bayles is helping Ruby Wilcox clean the loft above their Thyme and Seasons shop she finds a box of antique lace and old photographs. Soon strange things start to occur and China must finally admit their building is haunted. As China investigates the tragic story of a woman in the photos she realizes it may have repercussions in the here and now.
“The Hellfire Club” is by Jake Tapper, chief Washington correspondent for CNN. In Washington, D.C., in the 1950s Charlie Marder is serving in Congress under duress. Although he is determined to use his position for good he must face a nation caught up in McCarthyism where no one trusts anyone. A fatal car crash plunges Charlie and his wife Margaret into a conspiracy that could change the course of history as well as derailing his political career.
Other new titles include “The River House” by Carla Neggers; “The Cutting Edge” by Jeffery Deaver; and “The Glass Room” by Ann Cleeves.
If you have read a book about your passion for the June Book Challenge please contact the library so your name may be entered into the gift certificate drawing. The challenge for July is to read a book from a genre you don’t usually read.