Library Corner – Week of July 30, 2018

Updated 2018/07/25

Just two weeks left!  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.

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?

For our early readers, we have Silly Wonderful You by Sherri Duskey Rinker; and for the junior readers, Arnie the Doughnut is back in The Spinny Icky Showdown by Laurie Keller.  Junior readers may get a kick out of reading the comics that were available to their Grandparents “back in the day” with The Best of Archie, Americana Golden Age 1940s-1950s.

Realizing that his OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) is out of control, seventeen-year-old Chuck Taylor, who wants to win his best friend back and impress a new girl at school, tries to break some hardcore habits, face his demons — and get messy, in Get Obsessed.  Lexapros and Cons by young adult author Aaron Karo.

After a tumultuous beginning to their relationship, Tessa and Hardin were on the path to making things work. Tessa knew Hardin could be cruel, but when a bombshell revelation is dropped about the origins of their relationship — and Hardin’s mysterious past –Tessa is beside herself in After We Collided (#2 After) by Anna Todd.

Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio. Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one, in The Heist by Daniel Silva; and Gilly MacMillan gives us Odd Child Out, a domestic suspense about the secrets families tell one another in what appears to be a prank carried too far.

Non-fiction titles include: A Taste of Haida Gwaii – Food Gathering and Feasting at the Edge of the World by Susan Musgrave; Murder, Interrupted, a true-crime thriller by James Patterson; and Ronald Kessler gives us The Trump White House – Changing the Rules of the Game.

Audiobooks now available:  Curious Minds by Janet Evanovich; Persuader by Lee Child; The Romanov Prophecy by Steve Berry; The Last Mile by David Baldacci; Mean Streak by Sandra Brown; The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly; and finally, Predator by Wilbur Smith.

Catalogue and Events details are available at the Library website