Mary Nielsen was here for story time on April 29. The theme was ladybugs. The next story time will be held on Tuesday, May 13 at 10:00. Michele Knaack will do the program. Children's Book Week is May 12- 18. Children may take part in a contest, as well as sign up for a drawing for children's books.
Our display case for May features pictures of quilts and projects by Ruth Adams Lee, grandmother of C. Denice Petersen. She is also the author of a book, Jayson which we have in our collection.
New books this week include:
Nonfiction: Healing Oils of the Bible by David Stewart, The Total Fishing Manual by Joe Cermele, purchased with memorial money for Marlin Peters given by Bob and Yvonne Blohm, The Fly Fisher's Guide to Crimes of Passion by Seth Norman and A Victorian Flower Dictionary, given in memory of Becky Roberts.
New children's books include: Biscuit Loves the Library by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Charlie and the New Baby by Ree Drummond, The Geese March in Step by Jean-Francois Dumont, Moo! by David LaRochelle, The Loch Ness Monster by Helen Lester, The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig, I Pledge Allegiance by Pat Mora, Please, Louise by Toni Morrison, Maple by Lori Nichols, Me and My Dad! by Alison Ritchey, E-I-E-I-O by Judy Sierra, Big Rig by Jamie Swenson, Sophie's Terrible Twos and Stella's Starliner both by Rosemary Wells, Amelia Bedelia Goes Wild by Herman Parish and The Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems.
Fiction books include: A Beauty so Rare by Tamera Alexander, Distortion by Terri Blackstock, Woman of Courage by Wanda Brunstetter, The Target by David Baldacci, Cavendon Hall by Barbara Taylor Bradford, Life Support by Candace Calvert, Murder Simply Brewed by Vanetta Chapman, The Amish Groom by Mindy Starns Clark, Rainy Day Dreams by Lori Copeland, Death by the Book by Julia Deering, A Plain Man by Mary Ellis, Wishing on Buttercups by Miraless Ferrell, Everything to Lose by Andrew Gross, One Perfect Spring by Irene Hannon, Otherwise Engaged by Amanda Quick, The Collector by Nora Roberts, The Other Story by Tatiana de Rosnay, Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover by Ann Ross, What Follows After by Dan Walsh, A Captain for Laura Rose by Stephanie Grace Whitson, Seasons of Tomorrow by Cindy Woodsmall.
New large print books are: Summer's Horses by Ralph Cotton, purchased with memorial money for Merlin and Jeanette Adair given by Mark and Jana Bystricky, The Last Bride by Beverly Lewis, A Sensible Arrangement by Tracie Peterson and The Collector by Nora Roberts.