» Archive for July, 2018

St. Stephen’s Chapel Maple Grove, New York/ Janet L. Washbon.

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

History and architecture of the Episcopal Church–St. Stephen’s Chapel in Maple Grove, New York–which flourished from the mid-1850s to 1957.

Bassett Hospital Cooperstown, New York/ John S. Davis

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Image result for bassett hospital john davisDavis’s publication, Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, NY: 200 Years of Health Care in Rural America is a comprehensive history of our local health care network.  In a coffee-table style, the book presents over 300 images and documents the development of the Bassett Healthcare Network and Fox Hospital. It is easy to read in brief segments or straight through, which makes it perfect for all readers.  c. 2016

Pignic/ Matt Phelan

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A blue sky. A shady tree. A bright kite. And a full picnic basket. Four little pigs and their parents head outside to enjoy a beautiful day. With a little help from some new (and unexpected) friends, they climb trees, fly kites, and enjoy a delicious picnic. Even a sudden rain shower can’t ruin their fun. Because rain means . . . MUD! Hooray!  c. 2018

Runaway baby brother/ Katy Hudson

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Now that Chick’s baby brother is officially hatched (and no longer just a two-legged egg sprinting around the farm), Chick is discovering that the hassle of babysitting was just the tip of the iceberg — the little guy just won’t leave Chick alone! Try as he might, Chick just can’t shake his brother, who adoringly waddles wherever he goes. But perhaps having his brother close by will prove to be a good thing in the end…  c. 2018

Max and Marla are having a picnic/ Alexandra Boiger

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Max and Marla know how to enjoy the simple pleasures in life. So when the first sunny day of spring comes along, they’ve got the perfect plan–a picnic! They pack up their favorite dishes and their comfiest blanket and then they’re off to the lake.   c. 2018

The last panther/ Todd Mitchell

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Eleven-year-old Kiri has a secret: wild things call to her. More than anyone else, she’s always had a special connection to animals.  But when Kiri has an encounter with the last known Florida panther, her life is quickly turned on end. Caught between her conservationist father, who wants to send the panther to a zoo, and the village poachers, who want to sell it to feed their families, Kiri must embark on a journey that will take her deep into the wilderness.  c. 2017

The piper’s apprentice/ Matthew Cody

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

On the mysterious Summer Isle, siblings Max and Carter discovered the magical land where the villainous Pied Piper led the children of Hamelin centuries ago. They were trapped outside of time in a never-ending clash against a vicious rat army. After a desperate battle with a cruel soul-stealing magician, Max and Carter found themselves separated: Max with their newfound allies (human and trollson alike), Carter with . . . the Piper.    c. 2017

The lost frost girl/ Amy Wilson

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

With a name like hers, Owl never expected her life to be normal, at home or at school. But when Owl finds out that she is Jack Frost’s daughter, her world shifts beyond what she could ever imagine.  Determined to meet him, Owl delves into Jack’s wonderful world of winter and magic – the kind of place she thought only existed in fairy tales.  c. 2017

Ancestry.com

Monday, July 9th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Image result for ancestryThe world’s largest online family history resource is available free at the Library. Discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records. What will you discover in your family tree? It’s your history. Stop in and begin the search into your family history at no cost to registered users of our library.

Bring me back/ B. A. Paris

Saturday, July 7th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Finn and Layla are young, in love, and on vacation. They’re driving along the highway when Finn decides to stop at a service station to use the restroom. He hops out of the car, locks the doors behind him, and goes inside. When he returns Layla is gone – never to be seen again. That is the story Finn told to the police. But it is not the whole story.   c. 2018