Four County Library System Large Print Book Circuit

July 18th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Large Print Circuit is a collection of large print books offered by the Four County Library System.  These 53 titles rotate through the libraries and will change in July 2017.

 

  • Susan Wiggs-Starlight on Willow Lake
  • Randy Wayne White-Cuba Straits
  • Lee E. Wells-Tarnished star
  • Lisa Unger-Crazy love you
  • Nancy-The guest cottage
  • and more…..

Diane Ackerman-Zookeeper’s wife

July 12th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal cages. With animal names for these “guests,” and human names for the animals, it’s no wonder that the zoo’s code name became “The House Under a Crazy Star.”   c. 2007

Elizabeth Gilbert-Big magic: creative living beyond fear

July 12th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

 With profound empathy and radiant generosity, Elizabeth Gilbert offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us.   c. 2015

Kelly Barnhill-The girl who drank the moon (2016 Newbery Medal Winner)

July 12th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is in fact a good witch who shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon. Xan rescues the children and delivers them to welcoming families on the other side of the forest, nourishing the babies with starlight on the journey. c. 2016

Jennifer Ryan-The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir

July 11th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

As England enters World War II’s dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar’s stuffy edict to shutter the church’s choir in the absence of men and instead “carry on singing.” Resurrecting themselves as “The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir,” the women of this small village soon use their joint song to lift up themselves, and the community, as the war tears through their lives.     c. 2017

James Patterson-Black book

July 11th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director


Billy Harney was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago’s chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Alongside Detective Kate Fenton, Billy’s tempestuous, adrenaline-junkie partner, there’s nothing he wouldn’t sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant state’s attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself-who suspects Billy isn’t the cop he claims to be. They’re about to be linked by more than their careers.  c. 2017

Laird Hunt-The evening road

July 11th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director


Meet Ottie Lee Henshaw, a startling, challenging beauty in small-town Indiana. Quick of mind, she navigates a stifling marriage, a lecherous boss, and on one day in the summer of 1930 an odyssey across the countryside to witness a dark and fearful celebration. Meet Calla Destry, a determined young woman desperate to escape the violence of her town and to find the lover who has promised her a new life.  These are two remarkable women on the move through an America riven by fear and hatred, and eager to flee the secrets they have left behind. c. 2017

Lesley Kagen-The Mutual Admiration Society

July 11th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director


FACT: Unbeknownst to eleven-year-old Theresa “Tessie” Finley, she’s in over her head.

PROOF: After hearing a scream and catching a glimpse of a mysterious man carrying a body beneath the flickering streetlights in the cemetery behind her house, Tessie adds solving a murder case to her already quite full to-do list. cc. 2017

 

Karen Katchur-The sisters of Blue Mountain

July 11th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The small town of Mountain Springs, Pennsylvania thrives on the snow geese migration. Each year, the birds flock to the dam, and the tourists follow, filling up Linnet’s Bed and Breakfast. But one morning Linnet wakes up to discover hundreds of dead geese by the B&B and her life is thrown into the media frenzy when her father – a former ornithology professor – is asked to study the case. As the tourists cancel their plans and Linnet’s father’s health grows increasingly worse, the last thing she expects is to see her estranged sister, Myna, on her doorstep.  c. 2017

Four County Library System DVD Circuit

July 11th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Video Circuit is a collection of DVD’s offered by the Four County Library System. This collection includes DVD’s from G to R ratings . These 55 titles rotate through the libraries and will change in September 2017.

 

  • The dovekeepers
  • Snow White & the huntsman
  • Unbroken
  • Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise
  • Downton Abbey, season 5
  • When calls the heart
  • and more…..