Erica Thesing did story time for us on February 18. Kids attending enjoyed crafts and stories. The next story time will be held on Tuesday, March 4 at 10:00.
On February 22, Andy McQuillen from G-R school was here to do a class on using apps. This is part of a series on basic tech programs. They are free and open to the public. The next class will be on social media. It will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 29. Also, high school student Tyler Wrage will be here on Wednesdays that school does not get out early from 2:00 to 3:00 to do troubleshooting and/or program installation.
New materials at the library this week include several memorials:
An audio book on CD, The Hearts of Horses by Molly Gloss is in memory of Peg Brandt from Jim and Jean Combs, a large print book, That Old Black Magic by Mary Jane Clark is in memory of Esther Koyen from Gloria Breakenridge. Two other large print books are from Westview Estates: Yesterday Once More by Debbie Macomber is in memory of Edith Moeller and The Yankee Years by Joe Torre is in memory of Ray Lockhart.
Seeing Flowers by Teri Chace Dunn is given in memory of Shirley Randall from Joel and Barb Ehrig and Iowa Pastel Landscapes by Marcia Wegman is in memory of Marlin Peters from Paul and Kay Weiss and Louis and Shirley Schildroth.
Other non-memorial books are:
Non fiction: The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo by Kent Nerburn.
Fiction: Confessions of a Wild Child by Jackie Collins, Cell by Robin Cook, Killer by Jonathan Kellerman and Private L.A. by James Patterson.
Childrens: The Animal Book by Steve Jenkins, Thomas Jefferson by Maira Kalman, Extra Innings by Tiki Barber, Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble by Nick Bruel, Sophie Scott Goes South by Alison Lester.
We also have a new DVD: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2.
The book discussion groups will meet on Wednesday, March 19 at Westview. The afternoon group will meet from 4:00 to 5:00. They have changed their original selection, and will be reading The Fat Woman Mystery by Sandra Noble. The evening group will meet from 7:00 to 8:00. They will discuss Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt.