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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,

New Music Releases, February 2016

Andy Sheppard Quartet.  Surrounded by Sea                           JAZZ ANDY SURR

Babyface.  Return of the Tender Lover                                   R&B BABY RETU

Bach.  Bach Adagio                                                              CLAS BACH BACH



The Wolves by Alex Berenson

The Ex: A Novel by Alafair Burke

The Dressmaker's War by Mary Chamberlain

Where It Hurts by Reed Farrel Coleman

Find Her by Lisa Gardner

The Golden Son by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

The Girls She Left Behind: A Lizzie Snow Novel by Sarah Graves

Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf

The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth

Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz

After She’s Gone by Lisa Jackson

Breakdown: An Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan Kellerman

Put a Ring on It by Beth Kendrick

Robert B. Parker's Blackjack by Robert Knott

Violent Crimes by Phillip Margolin

Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers: A 44 Scotland Street Novel by Alexander McCall Smith

The Spring at Moss Hill by Carla Neggers

Midnight Sun: A Novel by Jo Nesbo

Private Paris by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan

New DVD Releases for February 2nd

We have eight new titles for Tuesday, February 2.  They are:

Bridge of Spies (Drama - Tom Hanks)

Effie Gray (Drama - Emma Thompson)

Freeheld (Drama - Julianne Moore)

Last Witch Hunter, The (Fantasy - Vin Diesel)

Our Brand Is Crisis (Comedy - Sandra Bullock)

Rise of the Krays (Foreign Film - U.K.)

Show Me A Hero (HBO Mini-Series)

Truth (Drama - Cate Blanchett)

New DVD Titles, February, 2016

THREE DAY DVDS                                                                     Section                 

American Friend, The (Criterion Collection)                                     Drama

New Mysteries February 2016

Blood Will Tell by Jeanne M. Dams
Murder at the Manor edited by Martin Edwards
Brotherhood in Death by J.D. Robb
Breakdown by Jonathan Kellerman
Into Oblivion by Arnaldur Indridason
Fine Art of Murder by Emily Barnes
Doll's House by m.J. Arlidge
Dearly Departed by Hy Conrad
A Voice From the Field by Neal Griffin
Shutter Man by Richard Montanari
Murder on a Summer's Day by Frances Brody
Blood Strand by Chris Ould
Apricot's Revenge by Ying, Song
Case of the Missing Morris Dancer by Cathy Ace
One Foot in the Grove by Lane, Kelly
Good Liar by Nicholas Searle
No Shred of Evidence by Charles Todd
Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories by Andrea Camilleri
Out of the Blues by Trudy Nan Boyce
I'm Traveling Alone by Samuel Bjork
Death of a Nurse by M.C. Beaton
Midsummer's Equation by Keigo Higashino
The Language of Secrets by Khan, Ausma Zehanat


Starry HeartsIt had to happen one of these days.  My two genre blogs ("Care to Speculate," on Speculative Fiction, and "Romance In The Air," on Romance) are meeting head-on this month and, well... I'm afraid they're falling ridiculously in love with each other.  I'm scheduled to blog on SF (and so I shall!), but with Valentine's Day so close, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to sneak in a little romance.  So for this month, I'm focusing on romance found in speculative fiction.

February Fiction Audiobooks 2016

BCD Albom
     The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto
by Mitch Albom.  Read by the author with a full cast.  8 discs.  9+ hours.

BCD Allende
     The Japanese Lover
by Isabel Allende.  Read by Joanna Gleason.  8 discs.  9 hours.
BCD Baldacci
     The Guilty
by David Baldacci.  Read by Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy. 10 discs.  12 hours.

MP3 Mystery Block
     The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes
by Lawrence Block.  Read by Mike Dennis.  One disc.  5+ hours.

MP3 Boyd
     Sweet Caress
by William Boyd.  Read by Susan Lyons.  2 discs.  15+ hours.

BCD Burke
     House of the Rising Sun
by  James Lee Burke.  Read by Will Patton.  12 discs.  14+ hours.

BCD Mystery Clark

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