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Harlem Library


November 16, 2022

The Harlem Library Board of Trustees meets today for its November meeting, 4:15 in the library meeting room.

The Book Challenge for November is to read a book by a debut author. Please let the library staff know if you have completed the challenge so your name can be entered in the drawing to win a gift certificate from a local business.

The Friends of the Library is once again hosting the Holiday Wine and Cheese event on December 7, 6 P.M. This is the major fundraising event for the year and includes delicious refreshments, silent and live auctions, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, and wine and cheese pairing. Tickets are on sale at the library for $10 ahead of the event or $15 at the door.

Children’s programs at the library include Storytime for ages 0-5 and their parents or caregivers on Tuesdays at 10 A.M.; After School Squad for elementary students on Wednesdays at 3:30 P.M.; and Lego Club for all ages on Thursdays at 3:30 P.M.

Curl up with a good book from the library. New titles this week include “Wrong Place Wrong Time” by Gillian McAllister. In this twisty psychological thriller a mother witnesses her teenage son stab a man and then seizes an unconventional way to try to save him.

“Must Love Books” is by Shauna Robinson. Nora Hughes has landed an editorial assistant position at Parsons Press, what she hopes will lead to her “dream job.” But after five years Nora has come to the conclusion that dream jobs do not exist. Then she is hit with worse news: her salary is being cut. Nora decides to moonlight for a rival publisher causing her to choose where her loyalties lie.

The latest No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novel by Alexander McCall Smith is “A Song of Comfortable Chairs.” New mysteries include “The Rising Tide” by Ann Cleeves, “The Bullet That Missed” by Richard Osman and “All That’s Left Unsaid” by Tracey Lien.

The library will be closed Thanksgiving Day, November 24; but we will be open Friday, Nov. 25.

The library offers notary public services; scanning, faxing, and photocopying; newspapers and magazines; DVDs and audio books; mobile hotspots and tablets, patron computers, free Wi-Fi and many more services. Stop by your library today!


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