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

Newsletter 2017-11-17

New Fiction:

  • End game, Will Robie novels, 5, by David Baldacci.  Will Robie and Jessica Reel are assigned to find their boss, Blue Man, who has disappeared after visiting his home town in Colorado.

New Music CDs:

  • Christmas at Mary’s Shrine, 2017 Edition, performed by the Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Dr. Peter Latona, Director of Music.
  • Miss Anna’s music class: a pre-primer for little folkies, by Anna Stange.  Songs: Good morning; There was an old lady who swallowed a fly; Humpty Dumpty; Open shut them; Row, row, row your boat; Pop! goes the weasel; Popcorn; 5 little monkeys; May there always be sunshine; Baby bumble bee; Put your finger in the air; 5 little ducks; The itsy, bitsy spider; Ring around the rosie; Tall and small; Knees up Mother Brown; Head, shoulders, knees and toes; Little bird, little bird; ABC / Twinkle / Baa baa black sheep medley; She’ll be comin’ around the mountain; Apples and bananas; Little red caboose / Workin’ on the railroad; Skip to my lou; Walking, hopping, running, marching; We’re gonna go, go, go; This is the way we put away toys; What a wonderful world; Goodbye.

New DVDs:

  • Bushwick, Dave Bautista, Brittany Snow, Angelic Zambrana, Jeremie Harris, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Alex Breaux, Arturo Castro.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: dead men tell no tales, starring Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, Kevin R. McNally, Golshifteh Farahani, David Wenham, Stephen Graham, Geoffrey Rush, Angus Barnett, Martin Klebba, Adam Brown, Giles New.

Norwalk Public Library is closed Thursday, November 23rd, Thanksgiving Day.  We hope everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving!

Check out Hot Reads for Cold Nights@Norwalk Public Library Fall 2017.  Find a book at Norwalk Public Library, check it out, read it, right a brief book report about it, choose a prize, and you can do this three more times.  The program will end December 30th or when the prizes run out, whichever happens first.  Anyone of any age can participate, and the book reports are in a three-ring binder at the desk.

The Mystery Book Group will meet Friday, December 1st, to discuss 11th Hour, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, the 11th book in the Woman’s Murder Club series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:  “When millionaire Chaz Smith is mercilessly gunned down, Lindsay Boxer discovers that the murder weapon is linked to the deaths of four of San Francisco’s most untouchable criminals. Then she’s called next to the most bizarre crime scene she’s ever witnessed: two bodiless heads elaborately displayed in the garden of a world-famous actor.”

N-O-W’s Traveling Preschool Playgroup will be visiting Norwalk Public Library Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 am December 13, January 17, February 14, March 14, and April 18.  Bring your 3 or 4 or 5 year old for a chance to play, hear stories, and have a snack.  Please feel free to bring younger or older children.

Newsletter 2017-11-03

New Nonfiction DVD:

  • Pope vs. Hitler, produced by Castle Pictures, Inc. for National Geographic Channels.  Written and directed by Christopher Cassel.  Narrator, Dan Nachtrab.  “The Vatican’s silence in the face of Nazi atrocities remains one of the great controversies of our time. History has accused wartime pontiff Pope Pius XII of complicity in the Holocaust and dubbed him “Hitler’s Pope”. But a key part of the story remained untold: the Vatican’s covert effort to assassinate the Führer.”​

Newsletter 2017-10-27

New Cookbook:

  • Taste of Home Annual Recipes 2018.

New Christian Fiction:

  • Building Benjamin, Naomi’s Journey, by Barbara M. Britton.
  • Providence, Hannah’s Journey, by Barbara M. Britton.

New DVDs:

  • Narrow Escape, starring Richard Thomas, Gerald McRaney, Jonathan Banks, Doris Roberts.  A wonderful family movie for Christmas time, based on a true story of the men of the USS Pointe Cruz aircraft carrier rescue of a baby abandoned at a US supply depot at the end of the Korean War.
  • Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Kevin Bacon, Peter Sarsgaard, Jesse Plemons, Rory Cochrane.  Definitely not a family movie, but based the life of Jimmy “Whitey” Bulger.  In 1970s South Boston, FBI agent John Connolly persuades Irish mobster Jimmy Bulger to collaborate with the FBI in order to eliminate their common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement while consolidating his power and becoming one of the most ruthless and dangerous gangsters in Boston history.
  • Wisconsin Hometown Stories. La Crosse, produced by Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Public Television, narrator, Carol Larson. “Stories of early Native American settlement, evolving industrial climates and the ever-present spirit of the rivers capture the essence of La Crosse.”–Disc label.

Newsletter 2017-10-20

​New DVDs:

  • Leave It To Beaver, The Complete Series:  starring Jerry Mathers, Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Ken Osmond, Frank Bank, Richard Deacon, Rusty Stevens.
    • Season One
    • Season Two
    • Season Three
    • Season Four
    • Season Five
    • Season Six
    • The Complete Series Bonus Features

New Christian Fiction by Wanda Brunstetter:

  • The Amish Millionaire series:
    • Book 1: The English Son
    • Book 2: The Stubborn Father
    • Book 3: The Betrayed Fiancée
    • Book 4: The Missing Will
    • Book 5: The Divided Family
    • Book 6: The Selfless Act