Library Corner – Week of July 23, 2018

Updated 2018/07/18

If you are in town with your children or grandchildren, ages 5 to 12, stop by the Library and check out the drop-in “Under the Sea” Summer Reading Club.  Join us for activities, games, snacks and stories on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Join the fun at the special Summer Reading Club Balloon Work Shop on Thursday, July 26th.

Mark your calendar for the STAR DOME Summer Reading Club Wind-up on Thursday, August 16th. Everyone is welcome and the show is free. Registration is required as space is limited.  If you have any questions please either stop by the Library or give us a call at (204)345‑2653.

 

 Fall Supper Tickets

 Tickets for the Annual Fall Supper, being held this year at the Legion Hall on Saturday, September 15th, will be available at the Library and Ingham’s Pharmacy on August 1st, 2018.  The wish lists for groceries and volunteers are now posted in the library.

What’s New?

Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari tells a story about a student who uses a wheelchair and finds a way to see her dog each day in school; and a host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families in Families, Families, Families by Suzanne Lang.

Master Thief Fin from the Khaznot Quay and suburban schoolgirl Marrill from Arizona reunite on the magical waters of the Pirate Stream to seek a mysterious and legendary wish machine in City of Thirst (#2 Map to Everywhere) by Carrie Ryan & John Parke Davis.  Arnie the Doughnut is back in Invasion of the Ufonuts by Laurie Keller.

Princess Alyssa resolves to end the war that has raged her whole life, even at the cost of her throne, while Arden soldier Halston undertakes increasingly more dangerous missions complicated by rumors of wolf warriors and his own king’s cruelties in Shadowcaster  (#2 Shattered Realms) by Cinda Williams Chima.  Find out what happens when the girl who’s lost everything meets the boy who has it all in Girl against the Universe by Paula Stokes.

Captain Dominika Egorova of the Russian Intelligence Service (SVR) has returned from the West to Moscow. She despises the men she serves, the oligarchs, and crooks, and thugs of Putin’s Russia. What no one knows is that Dominika is working for the CIA as Washington’s most sensitive penetration of SVR and the Kremlin, in Jason Matthews’ Palace of Treason (#2 Red Sparrow).

Five women, who meet in therapy to discuss the trials of being married to sex addicts, share never-before-uttered secrets and bond over painful truths, while working on coming to terms with their husbands’ addictions and developing healthy boundaries for themselves, in The Wednesday Group by Sylvia True.

Nursing assistant Sally Cox, mad at God and in dire financial straits after being betrayed by her husband, faces a moral dilemma when elderly patient Elsie Rigsby confides that she has hidden away a fortune and urges Sally to take the money and distribute it to the poor, in Poor Mrs. Rigsby by Kathy Herman.

Catalogue and Events details are available at the Library website www.lacdubonnetlibrary.ca.