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Library Corner for the week of July 12, 2021

Still Curbside… But Not for Long?

While the Library remains curbside only at this time, we are extremely hopeful that we might be able to welcome patrons inside in the coming days. Please check our website, Facebook, and Instagram daily as we will be updating them as public health orders change.

Summer Reading Club – Online Access Only

At this time, registration is full for our outdoor meet-ups and Play Packs. We are extremely disappointed that we have to limit the number of kids who can join us in-person due to COVID-19 restrictions. To include kids who may want to participate but who haven’t registered yet, we are opening registration for the Summer Reading Club – Online Access Only! Registering for the Summer Reading Club – Online Access Only, will allow you to join us every Thursday morning at 10:30am on our Zoom meeting. During this meeting, children are invited to join us in playing games and reading stories! Children registered for the Summer Reading Club – Online Access Only are also invited to submit Weekly Reading Logs for a chance to win prizes!

New to Our Collection…

     The Coast-to-Coast Murders (James Patterson) tells the story of Michael and Megan Fitzgerald, siblings who share a terrifying past. Both adopted, and now grown they trust each other before anyone else. They’ve had to. Their parents brought up their adopted children in a rarefied, experimental environment. It sheltered them from the world’s harsh realities, but it also forced secrets upon them, secrets they keep at all costs. In Los Angeles, Detective Garrett Dobbs and FBI Agent Jessica Gimble have joined forces to work a murder that seems like a dead cinch. The Fitzgerald family comes to the investigators’ attention, but Dobbs and Gimble are at a loss–if one of the four is involved, which Fitzgerald might it be?

New to Adult Fiction: Sunset Beach (Mary Kay Andrews), A Stranger in Town (Kelley Armstrong) #4 in the “Rockton” series, A Most English Princess (Clare McHugh), Eternal (Lisa Scottoline), Shatter, Bleed for Me, and The Wreckage (Michael Robotham) #3-5 in the “O’Loughlin” series.

New to Adult Non-Fiction: The Splendid and the Vile (Erik Larson) and Iconic Stories From 150 Years of Sport in Manitoba (Sean Grassie) which showcases 150 stories and photos of athletes, teams, events, facilities and organizations. Read about a Winnipeg team that captured the Stanley Cup in 1896, the struggles of a sprinter who became Canada’s first black Olympian in 1912, the triumph of a 17-year-old who swam the English Channel in 1963, the dedication of an MLA and cabinet minister who won two gold medals at the 2016 Paralympics, and much more.