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August 31, 2012

September 2, 2012
Janet Slessor , Reinbeck Courier

On Thursday, September 13 at 1:30 the library will sponsor a program by the daughters of Al Bell, a man who traveled the world in the 50s, 60s and 70s and gave presentations about his travels at Iowa schools. This program is free and open to the public. It will be held at Westview Estates. Several people have written their memories of Al Bell, or told how he influenced them. We have these posted on a bulletin board at the library, and will share them with Al's daughters. We would like to have more written memoirs to share. Please turn them into the library before the 13th. The program will include an original Al Bell film, and his daughters, Becky and Rhea will share their memories and have a time for questions and answers.

ALSO, story time for young children begins on Tuesday, September 4 at 10:00. Cherie Eckhoff will do the first program. Her theme is monkeys. Story time will continue on Tuesdays at 10:00 during the school year.

New at the library this week:

Audio books on CD: Sweet Talk by Julie Garwood, Haven by Kay Hooper, You Don't Want to Know by Lisa Jackson, Close Your Eyes by Iris Johansen, Dream Lake by Lisa Kleypas, Gone Missing by Linda Castillo.

Fiction books: Carolina Home by Virginia Kantra, You Don't Want to Know by Lisa Jackson, The Inn at Rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber, The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman, Catching Fireflies by Sherryl Woods.

Nonfiction: Implosion by Joel Rosenberg, One Call Away by Brenda Warner, Dream Team by Jack McCullum, Lincoln's Last Days by Bill O'Reilly.

Young Adult books: Michael Vey: the Rise of the Elgen by Richard Paul Evans, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.

Children's Books: Big Nate Makes the Grade by Lincoln Peirce, The Kids' Guide to Sign Language by Kathryn Clay, The Kids' Guide to Magic Tricks by Steve Charney, It's a Dog's Life by Susan Goodman, Happy Like Soccer by Maribeth Boelts, Cecil the Pet Glacier by Matthea Harvey, Abandoned! A Lion Called Kiki by Wendy Orr, Maybelle and the Haunted Cupcake by Katie Speck, Little Blue Truck Leads the Way by Alice Schertle.

DVDS: The Lorax and The Hunger Games.



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