01/09/2014 Search and Rescue advice today

You will learn what to consider
before you go out, what to bring when you do, things to think about when you’re
out there – and, ultimately, how to prevent the need for a search and rescue.


Free adult movies

            Every Friday at 10
a.m., you are invited for coffee, donuts and a movie for adults from the 1950s
or 1960s.  The movie for tomorrow (Friday,
January 10) is “Yankee Doodle Dandy” about the life of renowned musical
composer, playwright, actor, singer and 
dancer George M. Cohan.


Free adult book club

            Join our book club
for adults, which meets once a month to discuss fiction and nonfiction.  January’s book is “The Devil in the White
City” by Erik Larson, to be discussed Tuesday, January 14 from 2-3 p.m.


Free tweens bookclub

            If you’re in the
fourth-sixth grades, like to read and share what you read with friends, this is
the club for you.  Tomorrow (Friday, January
10) from 2-3:15 p.m. we’ll be discussing “The Last Holiday Concert” and you’ll
get your new books to read.


Free LEGO Club

            This is a LEGO
group for kids aged six – 13 this Saturday, January 11 from 10:30 – 11:45
a.m.  Bring your creativity – the LEGOS
are provided


Free Wise Traditions

            Join us for lively
discussions and lectures on a variety of topics including dietary needs,
agriculture, medical traditions and more on the second Saturday of each month –
for January, on the 11th – from 3-4:30 p.m.  All ages welcome.


Free technology classes

Wempe is available for the highly popular Tech Tuesdays and Thursdays sessions
10-noon Tuesdays and 3-5 p.m. Thursdays. 
Join her for one-on-one informal help with your computer or tablet
issues.  A more formal session on Microsoft
Word 2010 Basics requiring registration takes place next Wednesday, January 15 from
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.


 Free teen gaming

Tuesday from 4 – 5:30 p.m. we host Teen Gaming (X-box, Wii, board games and
Pokemon Card Battles, and you are welcome to bring other trading card battle
games.  Snacks provided. 



            “Dog Whisperer”
with Cesar Millan is the complete first season. 
“The Asphalt Jungle” is a John Huston classic.  “Out of the Past” is a film noir starring
Robert Mitchum and Kirk Douglas. 


Large print

            “No Escape” by
Mary Burton is a suspense story about a serial killer.  “Death of a Nightingale” by Lene Kaaberbol
and Agnette Friis is a mystery set in Denmark and Ukraine.  “Double or Nothing” by Meg Mims is a western
romantic mystery.  “Through the Evil
Days’ by Julia Spencer-Fleming is the latest in the Clare Fergusson/Russ Van
Alstyne mystery series.  “Cover Story” by
Erika Chase is an Ashton Corners Book Club mystery.  “Prairie Empire” by Lauran Paine is a western
set in Dakota Territory. 



Ludlum’s Bourne Retribution” by Eric Van Lustbader is the latest in the Jason
Bourne thriller series.  “The Gods of
Guilt” by Michael Connelly is thelatest in the Lincoln Lawyer mystery
series.  “King and Maxwell” by David
Baldacci is a thriller featuring PIs Sean King and Michelle Maxwell.  “Takedown Twenty” by Janet Evanovich is the
latest in the series featuring bounty hunter             Stephanie
Plum.  “Cross My Heart” by James
Patterson is the latest in the Alex Cross thriller series.  “Command Authority” by Tom Clancy is the
ninth political thriller featuring President Jack Ryan and his son.


Thrillers and mysteries

            “Sins of the
Flesh” by Colleen McCullough is the latest in the Carmine Demonico mystery
series.  “Murder by Sunlight” by Barbara
Graham is the latest in the Quilted mystery series.  “Hostage” by Kay Hooper is the latest in the Bishop
Special Crimes Unit suspense series.  “Just
One Evil Act” by Elizabeth George is the latest in the Inspector Lynley
suspense series.  “Cross My Heart” by
James Patterson is the latest in the Alex Cross thriller series.


Other new fiction

            “The Supreme
Macaroni Company” by Adriana Trigiani is a romantic story of a woman trying to
juggle business and family demands.  “The
Goldfinch” By Donna Tartt follows the troubled life of a young man adopted by a
wealthy family after his mother dies. “No Ordinary Man” by Suzanne Brockmann is
a romance.  “Doomed” by Chuck Palahnluk
is the latest adventure of Madison Spencer in the afterlife.  “Jeeves and the Wedding Bells” by Sebastian
Faulks is the latest in the Jeeves and Wooster series. 



            “Five Days in
November,” the story of the JFK assassination, is written by Clint Hill, the
Secret Service agent who was there. “The Heir Apparent” by Jane Ridley is the
biography of Edward VII, Queen Victoria’s firstborn son.  “Miracles and Massacres” by Glenn Beck tells
true and untold stories of our history. 
“Orr: My Story” is the autobiography of the world’s greatest hockey
player.  “The Education of a Lifetime” by
Robert Khayat is a memoir of the 15th chancellor of the University
of Mississippi.  “Survival Lessons” by
Alice Hoffman shares her suggestions for finding beauty in the world even
during the toughest times.  “Elizabeth of
York” by Alison Weir is a biography of the mother of King Henry VIII and
grandmother of Elizabeth I.


Thanks to our donors

            We are grateful to
Bill and Betty Gibbons for their generous donation in memory of Sandy Lohman.  For their generous gifts we thank David and
Anne Nordstrom, as well as Mr. and Mrs. Brian Savage.  For books and materials this week, we thank Barbara
Carlos, Shane Gage and several anonymous donors.

Quotable Quote

            “Plans are only
good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” – Peter
Drucker (1909-2005), Austrian-born American management consultant and author.


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