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    - Monday 12 pm to 6 pm -- Tuesday 3 pm to 6 pm -- Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm -

    - Thursday 3 pm to 6 pm -- Friday 12 pm to 6 pm -- Saturday 9 am to 1 pm -

Newsletter 2016-08-19

New Nonfiction:

  • Inferno, The Divine Comedy, book 1, by Dante Alighieri; translated by Robert & Jean Hollander; introduction & notes by Robert Hollander.
  • Purgatorio, The Divine Comedy, book 2, by Dante Alighieri; a verse translation by Jean Hollander & Robert Hollander; introduction & notes by Robert Hollander.
  • Paradiso, The Divine Comedy, book 3, by Dante Alighieri ; a verse translation by Robert & Jean Hollander ; introduction & notes by Robert Hollander.

Come to a Coloring Contest Wednesday, August 24.  Starting at 1:30 to 2:30 pm four bookmarks for each contestant will be handed out, and prizes will be awarded for the most completely colored, the most neatly colored, and the most beautifully colored bookmarks.  Also, coloring books, markers, pencils, crayons will be out for anyone who wants to color at the library.  Cookies and lemonade will be available.

Watch a Free Movie Friday, August 26.  From 4 to 5:30 pm each Friday a children’s movie will be shown until the start of school in August.

Friday, September 2, 2016 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm the Mystery Book Group will discuss The Affair, by Lee Child, the 16th book in the Jack Reacher series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:  “A young woman is dead, and solid evidence points to a soldier at a nearby military base. But that soldier has powerful friends in Washington. Reacher is ordered undercover–to find out everything he can, to control the local police, and then to vanish.”

The Library will be closed Monday, September 5 for Labor Day.

Newsletter 2016-08-06

New Fiction:

  • As time goes by: a novel, by Mary Higgins Clark.  “Television journalist Delaney Wright tries to find her birth mother just as she is assigned to cover the high-profile trial of a woman accused of murdering her wealthy husband.”
  • Bullseye: a Detective Michael Bennett thriller, book 9, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.  “Snow blankets the avenues of Manhattan’s exclusive Upper West Side. The storm is the perfect cover for a fashionable, highly trained team of lethal assassins as they prowl the streets, hunting their prey. But their first hit is simply target practice. Their next mission may very well turn the Cold War red-hot once again.”
  • Dead loudmouth: a Loon Lake mystery, book 16, by Victoria Houston.  “A Wisconsin detective must solve a double murder and rescue a kidnapped child”– Provided by publisher.
  • The obsession, by Nora Roberts.  “Naomi Bowes followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father’s crimes and made him infamous, and had to deal with this terrible knowledge the rest of her life.”

Newsletter 2016-07-22

New Children’s Books:

  • The Marguerite Henry Complete Collection, by Marguerite Henry
  • Misty of Chincoteague, by Marguerite Henry
  • The Secret Life of Pets, The Junior Novelization, by David Lewman
  • Illumination presents The Secret Life of Pets, A Little Golden Book, adapted by Dennis R. Shealy, illustrated by Craig Kellman

Newsletter 2016-07-15

New DVDs:

  • The Great Raid; Emperor, starring Benjamin Bratt, James Franco, Connie Nielsen, Marton Csokas, Joseph Fiennes; starring Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, Kaori Momoi, Eriko Hatsune, Aaron Jackson.
  • Independence Day, starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein.
  • Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, starring Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson, Jake Abel, Douglas Smith, Stanley Tucci, Nathan Fillion.
  • Walking with Dinosaurs, the Movie, voices: Justin Long, John Leguizamo, Karl Urban.