November 2, 2021
The Friends of the Harlem Library membership drive is underway. You may renew if you are already a member and new members are always welcome. Dues are $10 annually and may be paid at the library or sent to Valerie VanVoast, PO Box 172, Turner, MT 59542.
The Book Challenge for November is to read a book by an Indigenous author. If you have completed the October challenge please contact the library so your name may be entered in the drawing to win a gift certificate from a local business.
The library will be closed Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day. We will also be closed Tuesday, November 16 for staff training.
Sign your infant, toddler or preschool child up for the “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” program. By reading with your child you instill a lifelong love of reading and prepare them for school. When you register your child will receive a free board book from the library. Incentive prizes will be awarded along the way. You may track the books read by using the ReadSQUARED app or any method that works for you. Call the library for more information.
The library has electronic devices for patrons to check out. These include mobile hotspots, iPads, and a laptop computer. Patrons must be in good standing for at least one month prior to check out and be at least eighteen years of age.
“The Heron’s Cry” is a new Detective Matthew Venn novel by Ann Cleeves. Detective Venn is called to investigate stabbing murder at the rural home of a group of artists. Dr. Yeo has been killed with shard of a one of his daughter’s vases. It comes to light that Dr. Yeo has been investigating the suicide of a young man before he died. Now another man has been killed in the same way.
Peter Heller has written “The Guide.” In this thriller, Jack accepts a job with an elite fishing lodge in Colorado hoping to escape his grief. When a human scream pierces the night, this so-called peaceful setting may be a cover for a far more sinister operation.
In Madrid, 1957, Spain is under the oppressive dictatorship of General Francisco Franco. Tourists and businessmen continue to flock to seek sunshine and wine, unaware of the Franco’s dark secret hold on the country. Daniel Matheson, son of an oil tycoon, arrives with his parents and hopes to capture the country with his camera. Fate introduces him to Anna whose family are still feeling the effects of the Civil War. Daniels’ photos leave him with uncomfortable questions where lives and hearts collide. “The Fountains of Silence” is by Ruta Sepetys.
A new Jesse Stone novel by Mike Lupica is “Robert B. Parker’s Stone’s Throw.” The second installment in the Ladies of the Lake series by Tracie Peterson is “Forever My Own.” William W. Johnstone’s latest western is “Till Death.”
The Book Club’s new selection is “Education” by Tara Westover. You may pick up a copy this week. The first discussion will be Monday, November 8, 4 P.M. in the library meeting room.