Library Corner for the week of June 17, 2019

Updated 2019/06/20

Summer Reading Program

Explore the wonders of Nature at the Lac du Bonnet Library this summer from July 2nd to August 15th. Our Summer Reading Club will be running every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will be fun activities, stories, games, snacks and more! The Summer Program is open to all children, five to twelve years of age. This is a drop-in program, but in order to be better prepared, pre-registration is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions or want to register your child, please stop by the Library or give us a call at (204)345-2653.

Mark your calendars!

Thursday July 25th – Science of Nature Demonstration

Thursday August 15th – Reading with Raptors & Friends

New Series

Author William Kent Krueger offers a suspenseful series following the former Cork O’Connor, the former Sheriff of Aurora, Minnesota.  This series has been compared to the Longmire series by Craig Johnson, John Sandford and Davis Baldacci.  You are sure to be enraptured by this unpredictable journey of conspiracy, corruption and scandal played out in Minnesota’s Lake Country.

New Non-Fiction

Red Platoon is a firsthand account of the fourteen-hour firefight at the Battle of Keating from a Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha.

Joanne Koenig Coste presents a groundbreaking approach for everyone dealing with the disease in Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s.

An Army of Problem Solvers is about reconciliation and the solutions economy in the book An Army of Problem Solvers by Canadian Author Shaun Loney.  First Nations has to include rebuilding local economies.

Kitten Care & Training by Amy Shojai is an owner’s guide to a happy healthy pet.

Will Ferguson and Ian Ferguson have prepared a useful guide in How to Be a Canadian.  This guidebook for newcomers is the ultimate book featuring our cultural quirks.

The Canadian Small Business Handbook by Susan Kennedy-Loewen is the essential guide for anyone who is starting or running a small business.

CBD by Leonard Leinow & Juliana Birnbaum is a patients guide to medicinal cannabis, healing without the high.

Scottish Words and Phrases by Betty Kirkpatrick capture the spirit of Scotland with a broad selection of works and phrases that are in use today.

Burning Down the House by Russell Wangersky is an insightful depiction about modern-day fire-fighting.

The Canadian Manifesto by Conrad Black is the story of how one frozen country can save the world.