07/11/2013 – Summer Reading closing party tomorrow

This
has been a record year for the Summer Reading Program, with 523 participants
ranging from babies to seniors – and we hope you all will come to the
party. 

One
of the many highlights of this fun event is the drawing at 6:45 p.m. for the
grand prizes – a Nook tablet, one each for kids, teens and adults.  The library’s backyard will be available for
folks to enjoy as well.

 

Free tech programs

            Meg 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 on your computer or tablet issues.  Also, a class on blogs and websites will take
place next Wednesday, July 17 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Registration is required for this class.

 

Free family film

            “Around
the World in 80 Days” (newer version) will be shown tomorrow (Friday, July 12)
at 10 a.m.

 

Free teen film

            “Jurassic Park”
will be shown tomorrow (Friday, July 12) at noon.

 

Free adult programs

            Tomorrow (Friday,
July 12) at 2:30 p.m. we’ll show “Unknown” as part of our Based on the Book
film series.  Saturday, July 13 from 3 –
4:30 p.m. is the latest Wise Traditions, a series of lectures by Zoe Groulx on
dietary needs, agriculture, medical traditions and more on the second Saturday
of the month. 

           

Nonfiction

            “Plain &
Simple Windows 8” is an easy guide to help you get things done with Windows 8.  “Contagious” by Wharton marketing professor
Jonah Berger reveals the power of word-of-mouth and social transmission toward
popularity of things and ideas.  “The
Dairy-free and Gluten-free Kitchen” by Denise Jardine provides 150
recipes.  “Cooking for Your Gluten-Free
Teen” offers recipes that teens will like for snacks and meals.

                       

Mysteries and thrillers

            “Storm Front” by
Richard Castle is a thriller is the latest in the series featuring Derrick
Storm.  “The Kill Room” by Jeffrey Deaver
is the latest in the mystery series featuring forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme.  “The King’s Deception” by Steve Berry is a
thriller set in England.  “The Bookman’s Tale” by Charlie Lovett begins
when a bookseller finds a portrait that looks amazingly like his dead
wife.  “Until She Comes Home” by Lori Roy
is a suspense story about a pair of seemingly unrelated murders.  “Circle of Shadows” by Imogen Robertson is
the fourth installment in this historical suspense series.

            “The
Heist” by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg is a new series featuring a female
FBI agent.  “Red Sparrow” by Jason Matthews
is a thriller written by a veteran CIA officer. 
“Let the Dark Flower Bl;ossom” by Norah Labiner is a thriller set in Chicago.  “The Natanz Directive” by Wayne Simmons and
Mark Graham is the latest in the Jake Conlan thriller series.  

           

Large print

            “The Apple
Orchard” by Susan Wiggs is about a woman who makes her living restoring stolen
treasures to their rightful owners.  
“Brannon Brothers: Triumph” by Janet Dailey is a romantic mystery.  “The Engagements” by J. Courtney Sullivan covers
four marriages over 100 years.  “Silken
Prey” by John Sandford is the latest in the mystery series featuring Luca
Davenport.  “Zero Hour” by Clive Cussler
and Graham Bown is the latest in the Kurt Austin adventure series.  “And the Mountains Echoed” by Khaled Hosseini
is about the choices and loves of families.

“Looking for Me”
by Beth Hoffman is a mystery.  “Ordinary
Grace” by William Kent Krueger tells of a young man discovering the enduring
grace of God.  “Deeply Odd” by Dean
Koontz is the latest in the Odd Thomas supernatural series.  “The Broken Places” by Ace Atkins is the
latest in the action series featuring U.S. Army Ranger Quinn Colson.  “Pirate Alley” by Stephen Coonts tells of a
cruise ship captured by Somali pirates. 
“The Time Between” by Karen White unveils secrets that help heals the
relationship between two sisters.

           

Other new novels

            “The Last Original
Wife” by Dorothea Benton Frank follows a woman who leaves her society life in Atlanta for Charleston,
her beloved hometown.  “Trains and
Lovers” is the latest by Edinburgh
author Alexander McCall Smith. It also is available on CD.   “Bad
Monkey” is the latest humorous mystery by Carl Hiaasen set in Florida. 
“Burdens of the Dead” by Marcedes Lackey, Eric Flint and Dave Freer is
the second book in an epic fantasy. 
“Tosca Lee” by Ted Dekker is book three in the Book or Mortals series.

 

DVDs

             “Camp Nowhere” and “A Jungle Adventure” appear
on one DVD.  “The Man from Colorado” stars Glenn
Ford and William Holden.  “Big Fat Liar”
is rated PG.  “District 9” is a sci-fi
action thriller.  “Adventures in
Babysitting” is an adventure comedy. 
“The Hidden Fortress” is an adventure story by Akira Kurosawa.  “Warm Bodies” is a zombie love story.  “The Emperor’s Club” stars Kevin Kline.  “Transamerica” tells of a conservative
transsexual who learns she is the parent of a 17-year-old son.  “Anne of Green Gables” is the Kevin Sullivan
movie production of this brilliant childhood book.

“Just Cause” stars
Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne. 
“Quartet” stars Maggie Smith and is directed by Dustin Hoffman.  “A Perfect Getaway” is a thriller about an
island vacation.  “Stuck” is a
psychological thriller.  “Star Trek
Nemesis” is the latest in this adventure series.  “Ike: Countdown to D-Day stars Tom
Selleck.  “Koyaanisqatsi” and
“Powaqqatski” are the first two installments of the apocalyptic “Qatsi”
trilogy.  “The Bucket List” stars Jack
Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.  “Every
Time We Say Goodbye” set in World War II stars Tom Hanks.  “Reality of Love” is a reality show love story.  “Radio Flyer” is a magical story about
children who transform their wagon into a flying machine.  “Made of Honor” is a love story starrinbg
Patrick Dempsey. 

             

Thanks to our donors

For books and
materials this week, we thank Joy Allen, Livia Lynch, Jim Miner, Janet
Santopietro and several anonymous donors.

 

Quotable Quote

            “When all men
think alike, no one thinks very much.” – Walter Lippmann (1889-1974), American
writer, reporter, political columnist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner.

Website

 

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books, services and programs – and to reserve books, e-books, CDs and DVDs from
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