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Harlem Library


June 26, 2019

The library board of trustees meets today, Wednesday, at 4 P.M. in the library meeting room.

The library is hosting a special Humanities Montana program on Friday, June 28, 1 P.M. Joan Bird will present “UFOs and Extraterrestrials in Montana.” This presentation is geared for teens and adults and refreshments will be served. Please join us!

The Summer Reading program is in full swing with 64 children registered! Children ages birth through 13 may still sign up to participate. Prizes may be earned for books read and grand prizes will be awarded at the end of the program. Weekly programs offer stories, activities crafts and fun! The Read to Me program for infants through preschool and their parents/caregivers meets each Tuesday at 10 A.M. The Readers Club for grade school children is held every Thursday at 1 P.M. Lego Club for all ages meets on Thursdays at 4:30 P.M. Teens and adults may be entered to win a grand prize for every book read/listened to or every library program attended. Grand prizes this year are Kindle tablets!

Thanks to Mrs. Kim Cornell, Harlem Elementary Librarian, Harlem School students may take A.R. tests this summer at the library! When you pass a test words can be added to your total in the “Millionaire’s Club!”

The Book Challenge for June is to read a book by a deceased author. Contact the library when you have finished your book and your name will be entered to win a gift certificate from a local business. The challenge for July is to read a western novel.

The library will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Do you have memorabilia from your Harlem High School days? During the 100 Anniversary All School Reunion Labor Day weekend, the library would like to display these items. Yearbooks, photos, letter jackets, trophies, etc. are welcome. Contact the library for more information.

“Say You’re Sorry” is by author Karen Rose. This is the first book in a new series of thrillers. A serial killer is targeting women leaving one or two letters carved on their torsos. Together they spell “Sydney.” But one victim, Daisy Dawson, gets away and manages to grab crucial evidence: a necklace from the killer’s neck. It is a link to a cold case Special Agent Gideon Reynolds has been tracking for seventeen years.

Stephanie Evanovich’s latest novel is “Under the Table.” In this twist on “My Fair Lady” this funny romance finds a canny young woman making over her awkward millionaire client with surprising results.

A new nonfiction selection is “The Storm on Our Shores” by Mark Obmascik. This is the true story of “two soldiers – a Japanese surgeon and an American sergeant- whose lives intersected during the only WWII land battle on U.S. soil.”

“The Tale Teller” is the latest Leaphorn, Chee, and Manuelito novel by Anne Hillerman. Retired tribal police officer Joe Leaphorn is hired to find a missing biil, a traditional weaving that has been donated to the Navajo Nation. Meanwhile Officer Bernie Manuelito finds a body near a running trial. Sergeant Jim Chee is working a burglary case that grows into something more sinister. These three investigations merge to create an unexpected opportunity.

Heather Gudenkauf has written “Before She Was Found.” This “gripping thriller is about three young girlfriends, a dark obsession and a chilling crime that shakes up a quiet Iowa town.”

Other new titles include “The Fall of Shannara – The Stiehl Assassin” by Terry Brooks and “One Fatal Mistake” by Tom Hunt.


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