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Newsletter 2017-12-08

New Nonfiction:

  • The Santa Claus Book, by Alden Perkes; illustrations by the author.

New Christian Fiction:

  • Jerusalem Rising, Adah’s Journey, by Barbara M. Britton.
  • Grandma’s Christmas Legacy, The Testimony of the Tree, by Casey Schutrop.

New DVDs:

  • The Fate of the Furious, The Fast and the Furious, 8, starring Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges.
  • Grounded for Life, The Complete First Season, starring Donal Logue, Megyn Price, Kevin Corrigan, Richard Riehle, Lynsey Bartilson, Griffin Frazen, Jake Burbage, Bret Harrison.
  • Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, starring in Home alone: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O’Hara; Home alone 2: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Tim Curry, Brenda Fricker, Catherine O’Hara.

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.

N-O-W’s Traveling Preschool Playgroup will be visiting Norwalk Public Library Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 am December 13, and in 2018 on 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.

Hot Reads for Cold Nights 2018 starts January 2nd, and the prize mugs, and book bags are here!  Check out a book from Norwalk Public Library, read it, write a brief book report using the form you can pick up at the desk, and win a mug, and a book bag.  Anyone of any age can participate.  The book reports will be in a three-ring binder at the desk.

The Mystery Book Group will meet Friday, January 5th, 2018, to discuss 12th of Never, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, the 12th book in the Woman’s Murder Club series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:  “A week after giving birth, Lindsay Boxer is investigating two cases: a grisly murder where the main suspect is an NFL player, and an eccentric professor who thinks his dreams of a murder are real.”

Newsletter 2017-11-24

New Cookbook:

  • Historic National Road Yard Sale Cookbook, Vol. VI: Potluck Rapture: “The Path Less Eaten”, compiled and edited by Patricia McDaniel of Dublin, Indiana, Chair of the Historic National Road Yard Sale.

New DVDs:

  • I Capture the Castle, starring Marc Blucas, Rose Byrne, Sinead Cusack, Tara FitzGerald, Romola Garai, Bill Nighy, Henry Thomas, David Bamber, Henry Cavill, James Faulkner, Sarah Woodward.
  • The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick
    • Volume One (Episodes 1-5, 8.5 hrs.) Déjà Vu (1858-1961); Riding the Tiger (1961-1963); The river Styx (January 1964-December 1965); Resolve (January 1966-June1967); This is what we do (July 1967-December 1967)
    • Volume Two (Episodes 6-10, 9.5 hrs.) Things fall apart (January 1968-July 1968); The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969); The history of the world (April 1969-May 1970); A disrespectful loyalty (May 1970-March 1973); The weight of memory (March 1973-Onward).

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.

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.”​