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New DVD Releases for February 16th

We have three new titles for Tuesday, February 16th.  They are:

33, The (Drama - Antonio Banderas)

Black Mass (Drama - Johnny Depp)

Girls: Season 4 (TV Series)

Winners of the First Annual Valentine's Bake Off

Tonight, the library hosted our first ever bake off!  We had seven fantastic patron bakers with a variety of cakes, cookies and truffles. We are proud to announce the winners:

In first place, Jackie Kindestin with her Almond Cheesecake! Jackie had a great cheer team including her grandson:

Winner: Jackie Kindestin

Our first runner up with her incredible Pomegranate Truffle was  Michelle Petrazuollo:

First Runner Up: Michelle Petrazuollo

Our third place winner was the awesome Greta Karavatski, whose brownies scored big!

What's Cooking?: May Your New Year Be Prosperous and Peaceful

According to the lunar calendar, Chinese New Year is today, February 8th.  It is the Year of the Monkey.  The most celebrated holiday in the Chinese culture and other Asian countries, I remember celebrating with visits to relatives and friends wishing them a prosperous new year as well as receiving guests in our home.  Along with the parades and fire cracking festivities are the endless procession of traditional dishes, sweets and treats that make one hope the party never stops.  It is with anticipation that I look forward to eating these specialty dishes that is traditionally serve on New Year’s Eve where the family members travel far and wide to be together to share this meal.  Happy times…

New DVD Releases for February 9th

We have three new titles for Tuesday, February 9th.  They are:

Grandma (Comedy - Lily Tomlin)

Love the Coopers (Comedy - Diane Keaton)

Spectre (Drama - Daniel Craig)

New Romance Fiction for February 2016

In paperback:

To Whisper Her Name by Tamera Alexander (1, Belle Meade Plantation) H, I
Heir to the Duke by Jane Ashford (1, Duke's Sons) H
First Season / Bride To Be by Jane Ashford H
The Earl's Complete Surrender by Sophie Barnes (2, Secrets at Thorncliff Manor) H, M
Caught by You by Jennifer Bernard (2, Love between the Bases) C
Seduction in Session by Shayla Black & Lexi Blake (2, Perfect Gentlemen) C, M, E
Enraptured by Candace Camp (3, Secrets of the Loch) H, M
Appealed by Emma Chase (3, Legal Briefs) C
Dukes Prefer Blondes by Loretta Chase (4, Dressmakers) H
The Bollywood Bride by Sonali Dev C, O
The Lost Art of Falling in Love by Kate Donovan C

New Speculative Fiction for February 2016

New to our shelves:

I Am Slaughter by Dan Abnett (1, Warhammer 40K: The Beast Arises) SF, F
All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders F, SF, H
Charlotte's Story by Laura Benedict (2, Bliss House) H, M
City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett (2, The Divine Cities) F, M
The Last Dream Keeper by Amber Benson (2, Echo Park Coven) F, H, M
Come the Revolution by Frank Chadwick (2, Sasha Naradnyo) SF, M
Ancestral Machines by Michael Cobley (4, Humanity's Fire) SF
Dark Victory by Brendan DuBois (1, Alien Resistance) SF, M
The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster (7, Star Wars) SF
Lost Stars by Claudia Gray (2, Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens) SF, F, R

Sing-A-Long with Jacob

The library offers Ready, Set, Storytime! each Tuesday at 1:30pm.  Once a month, we offer a special treat!  Local musician, Jacob visits this program with his guitar and performs a sing-a-long for the children.  Upcoming dates include:

February 23rd, March 29th, April 26th, May 31st, June 28th

 

 

Nooks Recharged

Are you on the waiting list for a hot new book?  Consider checking out one of our Nooks.  Each is pre-loaded with dozens of bestselling titles in both fiction and nonfiction.  Simply turn them on - no downloading required!  They are perfect for traveling or for taking a test drive of the e-reading experience. Click Read more for the latest titles.

Teen Book Discussion 2/16 at 7PM


  Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman. Book will be available in the lobby starting Tuesday, January 26. Caden Bosch is on a ship that's headed for the deepest point on Earth: Challenger Deep, the southern part of the Marianas Trench. Caden Bosch is a brilliant high school student whose friends are starting to notice his odd behavior. Caden Bosch is designated the ship's artist in residence to document the journey with images. Caden Bosch pretends to join the school track team but spends his days walking for miles, absorbed by the thoughts in his head. A captivating novel about mental illness that lingers long beyond the last page,

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