» Archive for January, 2019

New-to-us “Oldies but goodies” DVD’s added to our collection

Saturday, January 19th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director
Hitch
Guess who
Pride and glory
Coyote Ugly
Employee of the month
Truth about dogs and cats
Footloose
A beautiful mind
Snow White
Pan’s labyrinth
Blind side
Client
Death at a funeral
Shrek
Finding Nemo

Four County Library System Large Print Book Circuit

Saturday, January 19th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Large Print Circuit is a collection of large print books offered by the Four County Library System.  These 54 titles rotate through the libraries and will change in April 2019

 

  • Exposed/ Lisa Scottoline
  • Fire and fury/ inside the Trump White House/ Michael Wolfe
  • The diplomat’s daughter/ Karin Tanabe
  • No place I’d rather die/ Cathy Lamb
  • Promise not to tell/ Jayne Ann Krentz
  • and more…..
  • Click on this link LPP 30 for a listing of all Large Print Circuit books available.

The snowy nap/ Jan Brett

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Snowy NapSnow is on the way, and as Hedgie trundles around the farm all his friends tell him of the winter-time fun he will miss as he hibernates–Icicles decorating the chicken coop! Lisa making snowmen! The pond turned to slippery ice! It sounds so amazing, Hedgie decides to stay awake instead of going to his burrow. But then a snowstorm starts. Luckily, Lisa finds him and brings him inside so Hedgie gets to see the wonders of winter from inside the cozy house.

Max Einstein: the genius experiment/ James Patterson

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director
Max Einstein is not your typical genius. She…
—-Hacks the computer system at NYU to attend classes
—-Builds inventions to help the homeless
—-And talks to Albert Einstein! (Okay that’s just in her imagination)

But everything changes when Max is recruited by a mysterious organization! Their mission: solve some of the world’s toughest problems using science.

Clarke wanders: the world or how a very sober,mostly vegan, spinster chef wandered a welcoming world for a year

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Have you thought about chucking it all and heading out there? Here are the stories, the recipes and the pictures of my trip around the world. Food is personal. So let’s do just that, by sharing the tale of my almost year-long, journey. Stories of and recipes from the places I explored and the things I learned, inward and outward, along the way. How I sold all that I had, wandered, got lost, found my way, discovered, ate, cooked and shared marvelous and delicious food.

The story of Arthur Truluv/ Elizabeth Berg (Arthur Truluv; #1)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Three people find their way back from loss and loneliness to a different kind of belonging in this deeply moving novel. Arthur, an old widower struggling to overcome his grief, meets Maddy, a troubled teenage girl who avoids school by hiding out where Arthur goes every day for lunch. The two strike up a friendship that draws them out of isolation. Maddy gives Arthur the name Truluv for his positive responses to every outrageous thing she says or does. When Arthur’s nosy neighbor Lucille horns in on their friendship, they create an unconventional family, sometimes bickering but most often believing that life’s most precious moments are sweeter when shared.

Master of his fate/ Barbara Taylor Bradford (House of The Falconer; #1)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

 James Lionel Falconer spends his days working at his father’s market stall and  is determined to become a merchant prince.  James quickly rises through the ranks, proving himself both hardworking and trustworthy, and catching the eye of Henry Malvern, head of the most prestigious shipping company in London. But when threats against his reputation – and his life – begin to emerge, James will have to prove that he truly is the master of his fate.

Long road to Mercy/ David Baldacci (Atlee Pine; #1)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

It is thirty years since FBI special agent Atlee Pine’s twin sister, Mercy, was taken from the room they shared as young children. Notorious serial killer Daniel James Tor, was caught and convicted of other murders, and while there’s no proof, Atlee believes he knows what happened to Mercy. Tor still resides in a high-security prison in Colorado.

Where the crawdads sing/ Delia Owens

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life – until the unthinkable happens.

Shoot first!/ Stuart Woods (Stone Barrington; #45)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Stone Barrington is enjoying a round of golf in Key West when the game is violently interrupted–and it seems as if the target of the disturbance may have been one of his playing companions, the brilliant businesswoman behind a software startup on the cutting edge of technology. Soon, it becomes clear that this incident is only the first thrust in a deadly scheme to push the beautiful young woman out of the way and put her company’s valuable secrets up for grabs.