Library Updates by Cynthia Julian-Simmons

The Overton County Library Board announces new, extended hours.

The Library is open for patrons on Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 10am – 4pm, Thursdays 10am-6pm, and Saturdays 10am -1pm. Closed on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Masks will be required when entering the building.

Tuesday August 4 th at 11 am – Online book club meeting. We will be holding our 1 st online book club using Zoom. Download the Zoom app on your smartphone or tablet, which is easiest since they have a built-in microphone, camera, and speaker.

For laptop or personal computer use, go to the Zoom website, find the resources tab at the top right of the page, and then choose download zoom client. We recommend downloading the Zoom client for meetings. Once it is installed on your computer go to to join the meeting. You will need a microphone, speaker/earphones and a video camera to fully participate.

We will be discussing the book Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson.

New items added to the library:



Past Imperfect by Julian Fellows; The Shaming Eyes by Dwight Holing; The Whisper Soul by Dwight Holing; The Flicker Men by Ted Kosmatka; Heaven’s Keep by William Kent Krueger; Tamarack County by William Kent Krueger; Raylan by Elmore Leonard


The Goodnight Trail by Ralph Compton; Medicine Road by Will Henry; Dreams of Eagles by William W. Johnstone; The Killer of Cibecue by Nye Nelson; Deadly Pursuit by T.V, Olsen; Long Gun: A Western Quartet by Les Savage


If I Were You by Lynn Austin; A Defense of Honor by Kristi Ann Hunter; Upon a Spring Breeze by Kelly Irvin

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Mated to the Cyborgs by Grace Goodwin; Crown of Renewal by Elizabeth Moon; Eyes of the Empress by Camille Bacon-Smith



African-American Art 20th Century Masterworks by The Michael Rosenfield Gallery; The Color Design Source Book: Using Fabrics, Paints & Accessories for Successful Decorating by Caroline Clifton-Mogg; Pet Photography: The Secrets to Creating Authentic Pet Portraits by Norah Levine; Music: The Illustrated Guide to Music Around the World From Its Origins to the Present Day by Alan Blackwood; The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of An American in Britain by Bill Bryson; DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Denmark by Monika Witowska; Ancient Rome As It Was: Exploring The City of Rome in AD 300 by; The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America’s 16th President--and Why It Failed by Ray Lawrence


Meghan: A Hollywood Princess by Andrew Morton;



The Enemy of My Enemy by WEB Griffin; Hold Back the Dark by Kay Hooper; Still Me by Jojo Moyes



At This Very Moment; There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!; Tea Party Rules; Princess Pigtoria and the Pea; There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake; Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; Eat Pete!; Wake Up, Sleepy Bear!



Addie Bell’s Shortcut to Growing Up by Jessica Brody; Act 1 by Andrew Keenan-Bolger; The Explorers; The Door in the Alley by Adrienne Kress



Materials by Joanna Brundle; Sound by Joanna Brundle; Magnetism by Joanna Brundle; Genetics by Joanna Brundle; Pulleys: Simple Machines Fun! By Joanna Mattern; Field Hockey (Play Like a Girl) by Emilie Dufresne


Backyard Poultry Magazine; In-Fisherman


Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn’t Happen; Tricks & Treats; Barbie Mariposa & The Fairy Princess; Cat in the Hat: Fun Feathered Friends; Quiet Man; Shiloh / Shiloh Season; The Snows of Kilimanjaro; The Song of Lunch; Nanny McPhee Returns; San Andreas; The Longest Yard; John Wick; Highway to Heaven Season One