Good news summer reading participants: The program which had to be cancelled on July 9 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 6 at 2:00. Cole Anderson from the Grundy County Conservation office will do the presentation at the Memorial Building. This program is free and open to the public.
Story time has started again at the library, with Val Ehlers doing a lightning bug theme doing for the first program on July 15. The next story time will be held on Tuesday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m. Lisa Roose will do the program. Story time is held every Tuesday at 10:00 in the upstairs of the library.
New books this week include the following memorials for Jonesy Watson given by his family, Alan and Cherie Eckhoff, Don and Ann Rae Billerbeck, Steve and Pam Heithoff, and Louis and Shirley Schildroth: We Have All Gone Away by Curtis Harnack, For All the Small Schools by Barb Else, Iowa Sportsman's Atlas, Wynne's War by Aaron Gwyn, The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurty, The Greatest Cowboy Stories Ever Told and a large print edition of The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks.
We also have a book given in memory of Berniece Frahm by Alan and Cherie Eckhoff: The Attic by Curtis Harnack.
Other new books include: Non fiction: George Washington's Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade.
Fiction: Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian, Walking on Air by Catherine Anderson, The Unwelcomed Child by V.C. Andrews, Books, Cooks, and Crooks by Lucy Arlington, The Visitors by Sally Beauman, Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke, Guilt by Degrees by Marcia Clark, The Dead Will Tell by Linda Castillo, Terminal City by Linda Fairstein, Escape by Linda Howard, A Man's Heart by Debbie Macomber, Cider Brook by Carla Neggers, American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld, Wild About Harry by Linda Lael Miller, At River's Edge by Mariah Stewart, The Heist by Daniel Silva, Act of War by Brad Thor, Home to Seaview Key by Sherryl Woods, Cut and Thrust by Stuart Woods.
Young Adult: Looking For Alaska and Paper Towns both by John Green, Four by Veronica Roth, Uncaged by John Sandford, and Brotherhood by Anne Westrick.