08/01/2013 – Save the date for book sale August 16-17

The two-day event takes place at the
Centerpoint Church,
2750 Cornerstone Drive  in the Aspen Village
Center south of Hwy 160
(note new location).  It opens Friday,
August 16 with the Friends of the Library short annual meeting, potluck and
preview sale from 6 – 9 p.m.    Then the
sale opens to the public on Saturday, August 17 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

            We
hope you’ll take this opportunity to join the Friends of the Library, which you
can do at the door on Friday evening. 
Individual membership is $15, family membership is $25 and lifetime membership
is $100 per person.

            Tomorrow
(Friday, August 2) is the last day for you to bring donations to the book sale
to the library.  Also, Friends president
Barb Draper is looking for volunteers to help load and deliver books from the
library to the sale site, help set up at the site, and help take down and clean
up the site.  Contact her at 970-507-0224
or nanambarb@gmail.com if you can
help.

 

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.  More formal sessions requiring advance
registration are Excel Basics on Wednesday, August 7 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
when you will learn to open and create a new worksheet, basic formatting,
creating simple formulas and more; and Facebook Basics for Individuals (not
businesses) on Wednesday, August 14 and Monday, August 19 from 12:30 – 2:30
p.m.

 

Free tweens and teen programs

            Join us for a
Percy Jackson party on Tuesday, August 6 from 1:30 – 2:45 p.m. celebrating Book
2, “Sea of Monsters” the day before its release in
theaters.  We’ll enjoy games, trivia,
snacks and games.  This event is for
tweens and teens (fourth through 12th grades).  Every Wednesday from 3 – 4:30 p.m. we host
Teen Gaming (X-box, Wii, board games) and Card Battles, starting with Pokemon
Card Battles, but you are welcome to bring other trading card battle games.

           

Downloadable e-books

            We
have six new e-books on the new Cloud Library from 3M:  “Lost Girls,” a crime story by Robert Kolker;
“Bombshell,” a thriller by Catherine Coulter; “The Heist,” a humorous mystery
by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg; “True Love,” a romance by Jude Deveraux;
“A Thousand Days in Tuscany,” a travel memoir by Marlena de BVlasi; and “If You
Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name,” a travel story by Heather Lende.  To access the new 3M system, go to the home
page on the library’s web site at http://pagosa.colibraries.org/
where you will see an e-book box with a red 3M logo and a cloud.  The new 3M Cloud Library system works on all
models of Nook, older models of Sony, and Kobo. 
You also can download directly onto iPads, iPhones, tablets and cell
phones with access to the Android market. 
3M is trying to work with Amazon on a solution to allow Kindles to work
with this library system as well. It is compatible with the Kindle Fire if you
download a rather clunky support app. 

 

Wise traditions

            Zoe Groulx hosts
Wise Traditions on the second Saturday of every month, with lectures and
discussions on dietary needs, agriculture, medical traditions and more.  The next session is Saturday, August 10 from
3 – 4:30 p.m.

 

Nonfiction

            “The Candida Cure”
by Ann Boroch offers a 90-day program to combat yeast and fungus infections.  “Rendezvous with Destiny” by Michael
Fullilove tells how FDR and five extraordinary men took America into
World War II.

                         

Large print

            “Hidden Order” by
Brad Thor is about the most secretive organization in America.  “The Golden Egg” by Donna Leon is the latest
in the mystery series featuring Commissario Guido Brunetti.  “Tuesday’s Gone” by Nicci French is the
latest in the mystery series         featuring psychotherapist Frieda
Klein.  “Timber Creek” by Veronica Wolff
is the latest in the Sierra
Falls romance
series.  “Something Wicked” by Lisa
Jackson and Nancy Bush is a murder mystery involving a cult.  “Screwed” by Eoin Colfer is the latest in the
mystery series featuring an Irish bouncer at a seedy New Jersey bar.

            “The
Ambassador’s Daughter” by Pam Jenoff is a romance set in Paris. 
“Once Upon a Tower” by Eloisa James is an historical romance that is
book five in Eloisa’s Fairy Tales.  “Big
Sky Summer” by Linda Lael Miller is a western romance.  “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” by
Karen Joy Fowler tells of the memories and secrets of the Cooke family.  “A Step of Faith” by Richard Paul Evans is
the latest in the inspirational Walk series. 
“The Newcomer” by Robyn Carr is the latest in the Thunder Point series.

           

Books on CD

            “The Eyes of Texas” “by William W.
and J.A. Johnstone is the latest in the Matt Jensen/Last Mountain Man
series.  “Second Honeymoon” by James
Patterson and Howard Roughan is a murder mystery set on a Caribbean
island.  “Destiny Made Them Brothers” by
Andrew J. Fenady is the story of three heroic men in the Civil War. 

           

Mysteries and thrillers

             “The Man from Berlin” by Luke McCallin is a new series
featuring military intelligence officer Gregor Reinhardt.

 

Other new novels

            “Affliction” by
Laurell K. Hamilton is the latest in the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter
series.  “The Lemon Orchard” by Luanne
Rice brings together two people who both suffered a great loss.  “The Humans” is a dark comedy book by Matt
Haig.  “My Education” by Susan Choi is
about a love affair between a grad student and a professor. 

           

DVDs

            “Unknown” starring
Liam Neeson is an action film set in Berlin.  “Pearl Harbor”
is a two-disc set featuring this epic film. 
“Sherlock Holmes” stars Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law.  “Sherlock” is season one’s contemporary
version of the master sleuth’s adventures from the BBC.

           

Thanks to our donors

For books and
materials this week, we thank Bob Clinkenbeard, Bob and Carole Howard, John Mathis,
Mary McKeehan, Jeanette Pike, Lynn Rogers, Rogelio Torres and Stephanie Werner.

 

Quotable Quote

            “A problem well
put is a problem half solved.” – John Dewey (1859-1952), American philosopher,
psychologist and education reformer.              

Website

            For
more information on library books, services and programs – and to reserve books,
e-books, CDs and DVDs from the comfort of your home – please visit our website
at http://pagosa.colibraries.org/.        

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