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Harlem Library


January 20, 2021

The library board of trustees will hold its regular meeting Wednesday, January 27, 4:15 in the library meeting room.

Parents of young children are invited to sign up for the “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” program hosted by the library. This program encourages the love of reading in babies, toddlers and preschoolers in preparation for school. Parents/guardians are encouraged to record the number of books they read to their child using the READsquared app or another method that works for them. When children register they will earn a prize and more prizes will be given along the way!

Please contact the library for more information.

The Book Challenge for January is to read a book whose author uses initials in their name. We have a selection on display for you to choose from. Remember to notify the library when you complete the challenge so you may be entered to win a gift certificate from a local business.

Families are invited to join Virtual Story Time every Tuesday at 10 A.M. on Facebook Live. Please like the Harlem Public Library Facebook page so you may watch.

Each week Carly puts together take-home activity kits for children to pick up at the library.

Did you know the library subscribes to a great selection of magazines that are available for check out? These include magazines on health, current events, home decorating, cooking, sports, gardening, Montana history, science, and more! Magazines may be checked out for one week.

Bestselling inspirational author, Max Lucado, has written a new book based on the Gospel of John. In “You Are Never Alone” Lucado uses the miracles of Christ to convince readers of the presence of God and His power.

“What You Wish For” is by Katherine Center. Samantha Casey loves her position as school librarian. Duncan Carpenter is the new “rules and regulations” principal.

But Sam knows Duncan was not always such a tough guy. They once worked together and Sam loved Duncan, but she was invisible to him and everyone.

Now he has changed, and the school will pay for it. Can Sam and Duncan find their way to who they really are?

Sue Monk Kidd has written “The Book of Longings.” In this novel Kidd imagines the story of a young woman names Ana, raised in a wealthy Galilean family and expected to marry a older widower. Ana is rebellious and ambitious and is terrified at the prospect of this arranged marriage. An encounter with eighteen-year-old Jesus changes everything.

A new Joe Gunther novel by Archer Mayor is “The Orphan’s Cult.” “A Desperate Place” is by Jennifer Greer. Alice Henderson is the author of “A Solitude of Wolverines.”

The library has mobile hotspots, iPads, and an HP Surface Pro Laptop available for checkout to help you keep connected. Call the library to find out more.


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