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Newsletter 2016-02-05

New Fiction:

  • A More Perfect Union, A J.P. Beaumont novel, by J.A. Jance

Friday, March 4th, 2016 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm the Mystery Book Group will discuss The Hard Way, by Lee Child, the 10th book in the Jack Reacher series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:  “…[E]x-military cop Reacher sees more than most people would, and because of that, he’s thrust into an explosive situation that’s about to blow up in his face.  … Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it away. The car contained one million dollars in ransom money. And Edward Lane, the man who paid it, will pay even more to get his family back. Lane runs a highly illegal soldiers for hire operation. He will use any amount of money and any tool to find his beautiful wife and child.”

The N-O-W Traveling Preschool Playgroup will visit the library Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 from 10 to 11:30 am.  The theme will be Dr. Seuss Birthday.  Stories will be read, crafts made, games played, and treats eaten.  The Playgroup will also be here Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 from 10 to 11:30 am.  The theme will be Spring!

Newsletter 2016-01-29

New Picture Book, donated by the Norwalk Lioness Ladies:

  • Caillou, Emma’s extra snacks, by Anne Paradis, illustrations by Eric Sevigny.

The Mystery Book Group’s next meeting is Friday, February 5th, 2016, and from 1:30 to 2:30 pm we’ll discuss One Shot, by Lee Child, the 9th book in the Jack Reacher series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:  “Ex-military investigator Jack Reacher is called in by James Barr, a man accused of a lethal sniper attack that leaves five people dead, and teams up with a young defense attorney to find an unseen enemy who is manipulating events.”  Friday, March 4th, 2016 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm the Mystery Book Group will discuss The Hard Way, by Lee Child, the 10th book in the Jack Reacher series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:  “…[E]x-military cop Reacher sees more than most people would, and because of that, he’s thrust into an explosive situation that’s about to blow up in his face.  … Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it away. The car contained one million dollars in ransom money. And Edward Lane, the man who paid it, will pay even more to get his family back. Lane runs a highly illegal soldiers for hire operation. He will use any amount of money and any tool to find his beautiful wife and child.”

The N-O-W Traveling Preschool Playgroup will visit the library Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 from 10 to 11:30 am.  The theme will be Dr. Seuss Birthday.  Stories will be read, crafts made, games played, and treats eaten.  The Playgroup will also be here Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 from 10 to 11:30 am.  The theme will be Spring!

Newsletter 2016-01-22

New DVDs:

  • Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Mahat M. Ali, Michael Chernus, David Warshofsky, Corey Johnson, Chris Mulkey, Yul Vazquez, Max Martini.
  • Love Comes Softly 10th Anniversary Collection, starring Katherine Heigl, Lou Diamond Philips, January Jones, Cheryl Ladd and many more.
    • Disc 1: Love Comes Softly
    • Disc 2: Love’s Enduring Promise
    • Disc 3: Love’s Long Journey
    • Disc 4: Love’s Abiding Joy
    • Disc 5: Love’s Unending Legacy
    • Disc 6: Love’s Unfolding Dream
    • Disc 7: Love Takes Wing
    • Disc 8: Love Finds Home
    • Disc 9: Love Begins
    • Disc 10: Love’s Everlasting Courage
  • NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The Complete First Season, starring Mark Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum, Sean Murray.
  • NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The Complete Second Season, starring Mark Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum, Sean Murray.
  • Witness, starring Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubes, Alexander Godunov, Patti LuPone, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings.  When a young Amish woman and her son get caught up in the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, their savior turns out to be the hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community.

New Children’s Fiction:

  • Night of the Ninjas, by Mary Pope Osborne

New Fiction:

  • Remains of Innocence, by J.A. Jance
  • Gathering Prey, by John Sandford
  • The Martian, by Andy Weir

Newsletter 2016-01-16

New DVD:

  • The Intern, starring Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Anders Holm, Rene Russo, Zack Pearlman.  When a retired man takes on an internship at a growing company, he becomes a mentor for the female founder of the company.
  • The Martian, starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Chiwetel Ejiofor.  After a bad storm blows across Mars Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead and left behind. Now stuck on a hostile planet he must find a way to signal to Earth and in the meantime, survive on limited supplies.
  • Sicario, starring Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio del Toro, Victor Garber, Jon Bernthal.  After an idealistic FBI agent is recruited by a government task-force official to pursue a drug lord, she begins a perilous mission that forces her to question everything she believes, and pits her against a shadowy consultant with a dangerous agenda.
  • The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale.  In 1974, Philippe Petit assembled a team to help him achieve his dream of walking between the World Trade Center towers
  • War Room, starring Priscilla C. Shirer, T. C. Stallings, Karen Abercrombie, Alex Kendrick, Michael Jr.  Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it all: great jobs, a beautiful daughter and their dream house. But appearances can be deceiving. Their world is actually crumbling under the strain of a failing marriage. While Tony basks in his professional success and flirts with temptation, Elizabeth resigns herself to increasing bitterness. But when Elizabeth meets her newest client, Miss Clara, and is challenged to establish a “war room” and a battle plan of prayer for her family.

New Teen Fiction:

  •  The Bar Code Prophecy, Bar Code series, book 3, by Suzanne Weyn

New Fiction:

  • Private Vegas, Private Detective Agency novels, book 9, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

New Large Print Nonfiction:

  • The Journey, Walking the Road to Bethlehem, by Adam Hamilton