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Harlem Library


January 30, 2019

The library board of trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting today at 4:15 P.M. in the library meeting room.

If you have completed your January Book Challenge contact the library with the title of the book you read so your name may be entered into a drawing for a gift certificate from a local business. The Book Challenge for February is to read a book based on its cover!

There is still time to join the 2019 Reading Challenge to read at least 52 books this year!

Books and Babies meets on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 A.M. Carly will be at the Big Flat Grocery February 6 at 10:00 A.M. for Books and Babies in Turner. After School Story Hour meets on Wednesdays at 3:30 and Lego Club is held on Thursdays at 4:30.

Tech Time is a time set aside on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 P.M. to have your technology questions answered. Stop by with your device or call and Carly will help answer your questions to the best of her knowledge.

February is “Love Your Library” month. Come to the library and we will set you up on a “Blind Date with a Book!”

Don’t forget to keep up with the library happenings on Facebook, on Pinterest, and on the library website at

A new biography you will want to read is “Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life” by Jane Sherron Dehart. This book, fifteen years in the making, was written with the cooperation of the 107th Supreme Court justice herself and is based on interviews with Ginsburg, her husband, children, friends, and associates.

“The Three Beths” is by Jeff Abbott. Mariah Dunning’s firm belief is that her mother would never leave her. After her mother has been missing for a year Mariah glimpses her in a crowded food court. When Beth Dunning disappeared without a trace suspicion fell upon Mariah’s father. Mariah discovers two other women from Lakehave have disappeared and they are all named Beth. What is the sinister connection?

Wendy James is the author of “The Golden Child.” Beth Mahony is a stay-at-home mom with daughters Lucy and Charlotte. Originally from Australia the family has lived in New Jersey for ten years. An opportunity arises to move back to Australia and the move comes at a perfect time. Charlotte has been accused of leading a clique of girls whose initiation rites leave a child hospitalized. But in Australia Charlotte is once again blamed for bullying a classmate to the point of suicide. Beth is forced to examine her children’s actions and admit there are no guarantees when it comes to parenting.

Bestselling author Robin Cook’s latest is “Pandemic.” A seemingly healthy young woman collapses and dies in the New York subway. Medical examiner Jack Stapleton autopsies the woman and races against time to identify her and determine what kind of virus could kill her and two more victims. His investigation leads to gene-editing biotechnology and the underbelly of the organ transplant market.

Other new books ready for check out are “Black and White Ball” an Amos Walker mystery by Loren D. Estleman, “Dark and Sacred Night” by Michael Connelly and “The Fall of Shannara: The Skaar Invasion” by Terry Brooks.

The next Learn at the Library program will be February 26, 7 P.M with guest speaker Julie Snedigar from the Blaine County Extension Service. The Learn at the Library program “How Gambling Affects Families” is rescheduled for March 26.


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