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Harlem Library


February 19, 2020

Show how much you love your library! February is “Love Your Library” month and we invite you to color a heart to add to our quilt.

The Book Challenge for February is to read a book that reminds you of someone you love: maybe a book by a loved one’s favorite author; a quilting book because your mom or grandmother was a quilter; or how about a gardening book for a family member who grew flowers or vegetables?

The “Circle of Security” parenting classes continue on Thursday, February 20, 6:00-7:30 P.M. in the library meeting room.

Involve your children in the activities available at the library. Storytime for little ones ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers meets every Tuesday from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Elementary students are invited to After School Squad on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30. Lego Club for all ages is held Thursdays from 4:30-5:30.

Gregg Olson is the author of “If You Tell: The True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood.” This is a true story of sisters Nikki, Sami and Tori who were caught in the web of a cold, calculating killer: their mother.

“The Gifted School” is by Bruce Holsinger. When an elite new school opens in Crystal, Colorado, cracks begin to form in what once was a previously happy group of friends and parents. As families fight for the coveted spots for their children it is shocking the lengths they are willing to go to in the pursuit of prestige and recognition.

Rene Denfeld has written the novel “The Butterfly Girl.” Investigator, Naomi, has an uncanny ability to find missing children. But she has made herself a promise to not take another case until she finds her younger sister who has been missing for years. Her search leads her to Portland where hundreds of homeless children wander the streets. Naomi soon finds herself drawn to Celia, who has nothing left but the belief that butterflies are her guardians and guide. But Naomi learns that there is danger facing Celia and herself that is creeping closer.

A new medical thriller by Robin Cook is “Genesis.” Medical Examiner Laurie Montgomery is trying to find the cause of the death of twenty-eight-year old Kera Jacobsen. It appears she is the victim of a drug overdose but her family and friends swear she never touched drugs. Kera was also ten weeks pregnant and nobody knows who the father was. Hoping to identify the mystery father, DNA from the fetus is sent to an ancestry website. But when Kera’s closest friend is murdered, the need for answers becomes more urgent.

Other new titles include “The Girl Who Lived Twice,” a Lisbeth Salander novel by David Lagercrantz; “The Rise of Magicks” Book 3 of the Chronicles of One series by Nora Roberts; and “Crossroads” by W.H. Cameron.

The library board of trustees will meet Tuesday, February 25, 4:15 P.M. in the library meeting room.


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