The library will have a display from the Grout Museum from Tuesday, July 17 until Tuesday, July 31. This "Voices of Iowa" kiosk includes an interactive T.V. by which you can watch interviews of veterans of various wars. Be sure to stop in while we have this display.
Our summer reading program is over for another year. The following participants read enough to receive awards: Charlie Arends, Michael Boyd, Paul Brockett, Sadie Brockett, Jada Cheville, MaKenna Cooper, Paige Creswell, Tyson Creswell, Caleb Egesdal, Jocelyn Eiffler, Paige Eiffler, Bel Ellenberger, Sylvania Ellenberger, Cole Fleshner, Emma Fleshner, Keagan Giesking, Logan Giesking, Wyatt Giesking, Aiden Hunemuller, Ashlyn Jensen, Aubrey Jensen, Audrey Leyen, Austen Mathern, Mahayla Olsen, Natasha Paradine, Haydon Rhoades, Walker Rhoades, Karlie Rickert, Atley Schellhorn, Rowan Schellhorn, Silas Schellhorn, Sorel Schellhorn, Sarah Schildroth, Gwen Sommerfelt, Kristine Sonnek, Laura Sonnek, Anthony Stice, Logan Stice, Zane Stice, Brandon Strohbehn, Brianna Strohbehn, Laken Thesing, and Leila Thesing.
Also the following prizes were given away in a drawing: Puzzles were won by Trevor Mathern and Cole Fleshner; a stuffed "Pete the Cat" was won by Jada Cheville, a talking pigeon (Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus) won by Zane Stice, A Dragons and Mythical Creatures book won by MaKenna Cooper, Ultimate Road Atlas won by Logan Stice, 100 Things to Spot book won by Brianna Strohbehn, Sun, Moon, and Stars won by Laura Sonnek, 1001 Animals to Spot Wyatt Giesking, Big Nate book Mahayla Olsen, Brave theater Karlie Rickert, Spiderman Theater Caleb Egesdal, Tinkerbell Theater Lauren Boyer, Stable Pals Dress Up set Aubrey Jensen, Water bottles Audrey Leyen, Austen Mathern, Sadie Brockett, Emma Fleshner, and Paige Eiffler.
Bulletin board located at the library with all of the children’s names that participated in the summer reading program, “Dream Big, Read.”
Photo by Jessica Larsen
New at the library this week: The Gardener's Palette: Creating Color in the Garden and Designer Plant Combinations by Scott Calhoun are given in memory of Shirley Billerbeck by Paul and Jan Ehrig; Other books in memory of Shirley purchased with money given by her family include: The Crossley ID Guide (guide to identifying birds in the eastern U.S. and Canada) by Richard Crossley, The Midwestern Native Garden by Charlotte Adelman, Fresh Flower Arranging by Mark Welford, Celebrate Iowa by Carson Ode, a large print edition of I Michael Bennett by James Patterson and a large print edition of The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach.
Other new books include:
Nonfiction: The Skinny Rules by Bob Harper, For Love of Dogs from the Animal Rescue League of Iowa that includes a DVD on training, Divine Alignment by Squire Rushnell.
Fiction: Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness, Gold by Chris Cleave, You Came Back by Christopher Coake, Backfire by Catherine Coulter, Night Watch by Linda Fairstein, Potboiler by Jesse Kellerman, The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay, I Michael Bennett by James Patterson, The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson, Criminal by Karin Slaughter, The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker, The Mother Road by Jennifer AiLee, Heat Rises by Richard Castle.
Large Print: Gossip by Beth Richardson Gutcheon and Bring on the Blessings by Beverly Jenkins.
We have also been given Reinbeck Community School's Class of 1962 Reunion.