Library Updates by Cynthia Julian-Simmons

Upcoming Events at the library:

Thursday, Aug. 15: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Preschool Story Time

Friday, Aug 16: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Book Sale

Saturday, Aug. 17: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Book Sale

Monday, Aug. 19: 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m., $1 a bag Book Sale

Tuesday, Aug. 20: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Crafter’s Club

New items added to the library:

Adult Fiction

At Home in Stone Creek by Linda Lael Miller; Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold by Nancy Atherton; Backlash: a Thriller by Brad Thor; Border Son by Samuel Parker; Big Sky by Kate Atkinson; French Kiss: a Detective Luc Moncrief story by James Patterson; Outfox by Sandra Brown; Strong Light of Day by John Land; Labyrinth by Catherine Coulter; Above Devil’s Creek by Tim Callahan.

Large Print Fiction

One Good Deed by David Baldacci; The Spies of Shilling Lane by Jennifer Ryan; Audiobook on CD Fiction; Barely Legal: a Herbie Fisher novel by Stuart Woods; The Rooster Bar by John Grisham; The Whistler by John Grisham; Mistaken Identity by Lisa Scottoline; Looking Glass Lies by Barina Denman.

Inspirational Fiction

The Apothecary’s Daughter by Julie Klassen; A Song of Joy by Lauraine Snelling; Sisterchicks Go Brit!: a Sisterchicks novel by Robin Jones Gunn; The Seeker by Ann H. Gabhart; The Courtship Basket by Amy Clipston.


Joshua’s Country by Gerard De Marigny; Preacher’s Justice by William W. Johnstone; Flintlock by Jason Manning; A Long Way to Texas by Dave Sebeslav.

Sci-fi and

Fantasy Fiction

Wild Country by Anne Bishop; Pass of Fire by Taylor Anderson.


Mixed-media Girls with Suzi Blu: Drawing, Painting, and Fanciful Adornments From Start to Finish by Suzi Blu; Portraits/Self-portraits: from the 16th to the 21st Century: 12 January--25 February 2012 by Angus Trumble; Stress Less, Accomplish More: Meditation for Extraordinary Performance by Emily Fletcher.

Children’s Books

A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson; Taking Care of Mama by Mitr Modarressi; Otis and the Puppy by Loren Long; Otis and the Kittens by Loren Long; Peace is an offering = La paz es una ofrenda by Annette LeBox; Ten Thank-you Letters by Daniel Kirk; As An Oak Tree Grows by Brian G. Karas; I Hear a Pickle (and smell, see, touch, and taste it, too!) by Rachel Isadora; Max and the Tag-Along Moon by Floyd Cooper; The First Strawberries: a Cherokee story by Joseph Bruchac; The Mine-o-Saur by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen; Buzz Boy and Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold; ABCers by Carol Lexa Schaefer; Here in the Garden by Briony Stewart; Dan, The Taxi Man by Eric Ode; Just One More by Jennifer Hansen Rolli; From Alaska with Love: Postcards from “The Great Land” by Jacqui Ertischek.

Step Readers

Mr. Putter & Tabby Catch the Cold by Cynthia Rylant; Mr. Putter and Tabby Fly the Plane by Cynthia Rylant; Mr. Putter & Tabby Pick the Pears by Cynthia Rylant; Mr. Putter & Tabby Hit the Slope by Cynthia Rylant.

Board Books

Eight Silly Monkeys by Steve Haskamp; Ten Playful Penguins by Emily Ford; Special You by Jonny Lambert; Sleep Baby Safe and Snug by John Hutton; All Aboard! New York by Kevin and Haily Meyers.

Juvenile Fiction

The Adventures of Alfie Onion by Vivian French; The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party by Shannon Hale.

Disney Bedtime


The Dreamer by Dr. Bobbie Solley; The Christmas Tugboat by George Matteson.

Juvenile Biography

Good Fortune by Li Keng Wong.


The Family Handyman; Bowhunting World Magazine.


Pajanimals: Pajama Party!; PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures - PAC IS BACK!; Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab. Twas the night Before Liftoff; Pentelope Penguin and the Great Race; The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Oh, the Skin We Are In!; Let’s celebrate!; Jack of the Red Hearts; Undercover Grandpa; Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders.

Green Book

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Thumps and Jumps!; Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars; The Little Prince: The New Mission; The Little Prince: The Planet of Bamalias; The Little Prince: The Planet of the Bubble Gob; Kiwi Season One; Sesame Street: Wild Words and Outdoor Adventures; Grace Stirs Up Success; Houdini: How Little Harry Became the Great Houdini; Super Duper Sumos: They’ve Got Guts!; The Assassin; Franklin: Ultimate Collection; Little Charmers: Ultimate Collection, Hazel; Little Charmers: Charmy Hearts Day; The Berenstain Bears Homework Help; The Land Before Time. VII, The Stone of Cold Fire [videorecording]; Digimon Fusion, Season one; Digimon Digital Monsters, The Official First Season, Vol. 3 [DVD videorecording]; Supergirl, The Complete First Season; Digimon Digital Monsters, The Official First Season, Vol. 3; The Transformers: More Than Beets the Eye! Seasons 1 - 4.