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October 10, 2018



Don’t miss the Friends of the Harlem Library annual membership meeting tonight at 6 P.M. at the library. A free salad supper will be served. Highlights of the Friends activities from the past year will be featured. A business meeting will be held as well as a cake walk. Door prizes will be given away. Annual dues of $10 may be paid at this meeting. All members are encouraged to attend and we are always looking for new members. Please join us!

After School Story Hour meets on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 for children ages 4 to grade 5. Books and Babies for infants, toddlers and preschoolers as well as their parents/caregivers meets on Tuesdays at 10 A.M. Lego Club for all ages is held on Thursdays from 4:30-5:30.

The Buy a Bag O’ Books used book sale continues through the month of October. Fill a plastic grocery sack full of books for only $1.00!

“All We Ever Wanted” is a new novel by Emily Griffin. Nina Browning has a wonderful life as the wife of one of Nashville’s wealthy tech developers with a son who has been accepted to Princeton. Tom Volpe is a single dad struggling to raise a headstrong daughter, Lyla, who has recently earned a scholarship to Nashville’s most prestigious private school. A scandal develops after a photo is taken in a drunken moment at a party and spreads like wildfire. Nina, Tom and Lyla are forced together in the middle of the controversy.

John Larison is the author of “Whiskey When We’re Dry.” It is 1885 and seventeen-year-old Jessilyn Harney finds herself orphaned and alone on the family’s homestead. Disguising herself as a boy, she sets off to find her outlaw brother, Noah, and bring him home. Jess’s journey leads he to work as a sharpshooter for the territory’s notorious Governor who is also hunting Noah - dead or alive.

“The Banker’s Wife” is by Cristina Alger. A couple boards a private plane headed for Geneva. Soon it runs into a storm and crashes in the Alps. Among those lost is Matthew Werner, who worked for a powerful offshore Swiss bank. His widow, Annabel, must deal with the secrets he left behind. Searching for answers she realizes his death was no accident. Now she is running from his powerful enemies who will stop at nothing to hide the truth.

How far would you go for someone you love? Would you kill? Would you die? Bell Elkins has returned to Acker’s Gap after a three-year prison sentence. Now she finds herself in the middle of a complicated and deadly case. Teaming up with former deputy Jake Oakes and new prosecutor Rhonda Lovejoy, Bell tackles the deadly sickness that infects her hard-luck hometown: drug addiction. Don’t miss “Bone on Bone” by Julia Keller.

Other new titles include “The Breakers” a Sharon McCone mystery by Marcia Muller, a Gardiner and Renner thriller “Suffer the Children” by Lisa Black, and “The Man Who Came Uptown” by George Pelecanos.

The Book Club meets on Mondays at 4 P.M. The next book “Pachinko” by MIn Jin Lee may be picked up the week of October 22-26. The first discussion will be October 29.

The library board of trustees will meet Wednesday, October 24, 4:15 P.M.

Check out the library website http://harlempubliclibrary.org and our Facebook page for all the latest happenings at the library.

 
 

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