April 20, 2022
Please join the Montana Conversations program “Montana’s Poet Laureate” with Mark Gibbons today, April 20, from 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. This virtual presentation is co-hosted by Humanities Montana and the Harlem Public Library and is free and open to all. Pre-registration is required at HTTPS://TINYURL.COM/MTPOETMARK. The library is hosting a watch party so you may join us at the library or watch on your own device.
The Book Challenge for April is to read a book from the 900s section (history and geography.) You may win a gift certificate from a local business.
Summer Reading will soon be here! The theme this year is “Oceans of Possibilities!” If you would like to help out stop by the library and pick up a wish list of items to donate. Watch for more information coming soon!
Take part in the programs available at the library! Story Hour for the little ones is held on Tuesdays at 10 A.M. Grade school students are invited to take part in After School Squad on Wednesdays from 3:30 – 4:30. Lego Club for all ages meets on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:30. The Book Club, a book discussion group for adults meets on Mondays at 4 P.M.
Small business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to “Bring It to the Table” and discuss ideas, concerns and questions Monday, April 25 from 11:30-12:30.
MontanaLibrary2Go is a free service that offers ebooks, audio books and magazines digitally. Download the Libby App or visit libbyapp.com. You will need your library card number to set up an account. During 2022 the state library is using ARPA funding for MontanaLibrary2Go users to access Libby Extras for free! These include The Great Courses, engaging lectures by experts on topics ranging from history, better living, science, languages and more; Method Test Prep to help students prepare for the SAT and ACT exams; and Universal Class which offers lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas that may be taken for continuing education credit or audited for fun. Contact the library for more information.
Two new science fiction selections are “Crowbones,” a World of Others novel, by Anne Bishop and “Moon Witch, Spider King” by Marlon James.
If you are looking for a thriller pick up “Nine Lives” by Peter Swanson, “Find Me” by Alafair Burke, “The Overnight Guests” by Heather Gudenkauf or “The Other Family” by Wendy Corsi Staub.
Two new inspirational series include “Braced for Love” the first installment of the Brothers in Arms series by Mary Connealy and the Mesquite Springs Series by Amanda Cabot.