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Harlem Library


April 17, 2019

Please join us for the next Learn at the Library program “Do’s and Don’ts of Tree Care” Tuesday, April 23, 7 P.M.

Our guest presenter is Juli Snedigar from the Blaine County Extension Service. Everyone is invited and refreshments will be served.

The Book Challenge for April is to read a book with a two-word title.

Stop by and see our special display of gardening books. Get your green thumb on and get ready to dig into the dirt!

The regular meeting of the library board is Wednesday, April 24, 4:15 P.M. in the library meeting room.

“The Huntress” is a new historical fiction novel by Kate Quinn. Fearless Nina Markova dreams of fleeing her home on the icy edge of Soviet Russia. When WWII sweeps over her homeland she joins the infamous Night Witches, an all-female bomber unit. While attacking Hitler’s eastern front she is downed behind enemy lines where she must survive the Huntress, the lethal Nazi murderess.

Nickolas Butler is the author of “Little Faith.” Lyle and Peg’s estranged daughter has returned home to rural Wisconsin with her five-year-old son. Lyle is determined to keep Shiloh and Isaac close and his family intact. However, Shiloh is deeply involved in an extremist church whose pastor is smitten with her and believes Isaac has the gift of healing. Lyle is torn between the church’s disturbing practices and alienating his daughter. But when the church’s radical beliefs threaten Isaac’s safety Lyle is forced to make a hard decision.

Three inspirational selections include “Hidden Peril” the second in the Men of Valor series by Irene Hannon, “A Bound Heart” by Laura Frantz, and “We Hope for Better Things” by Erin Bartels.

“The Wolf in the Whale” by Jordanna Max Brodsky takes readers on an epic adventure in the frozen arctic one thousand years ago as Inuit and Norse mythology are blended. Omat, born with the soul of hunter and the spirit of the Wolf, is destined to protect her people invoking the spirits of the land, sea, and sky. But the gods have stopped listening and Omat’s family is starving.

Inspired by true events is “The Girl Who Wrote in Silk” by Kelli Estes. Inara Erickson finds an elaborately stitched piece of fabric hidden in the belongings of her deceased aunt. As she delves into the secrets the stitches hold Inara is drawn into the life of Mei Lien, a Chinese girl mysteriously driven from her home a century before. As Inara uncovers the truth she is forced to make an impossible choice.

Please stop by and pick up important information from the Senior Medicare Patrol. This organization empowers seniors to prevent healthcare fraud. There are pamphlets on Medical Identity Theft, 4R’s for Fighting Medicare Fraud and a Guide to Common Scams from AARP Watchdog Alert. There are also free note pads, playing cards and bookmarks.

Join the online book club at Tech Time is Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 P.M. Carly is available to answer your technology questions.

The Summer Reading program is seeking donations to assist with purchasing select children’s titles that will accompany this year’s theme “A Universe of Stories.” If you would like to help out please contact the library.

We are also have a list of items needed for summer reading craft projects. Stop by the library for more information.

The Book Club meets on Mondays at 4 P.M. Books and Babies is held for infants and toddlers on Tuesdays at 10 A.M. After School Story Hours meets on Wednesdays at 3:30. Lego Club is held on Thursdays at 4:30.

Library History Trivia: On February 19, 1974, The Blaine County Commissioners set aside a sum of $49,600 of revenue sharing funds to build an new library in Harlem.


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