Library News

 

By JUDITH CUTRIGHT

There will be a beginner’s computer class this Friday, May 29, beginning at 9:30. We will be using six of our computers for this class, on a first come, first serve basis, and the computers will be unavailable to the public during this time.

Teen Night will be this Friday as well, beginning at 6:00. Free pizza and a movie will be available for any teen who would like to join us.

Conductor Jack will be joining us for story hour on June 2. Jack Norton is an award-winning children’s musician, educator, and television host. He specializes in performing original, organic music for families and is committed to bringing age-appropiate music to preschool children in a gentle and friendly manner.

We would like to thank our local businesses who help support our summer reading program, especially the Clay County Bank, El Rey Azteca Restaurant, Macon Bank and Trust, Hall Funeral Home, Dr. Roberto Mauricio, and Moss Sawmills. If you are at any of these businesses, please let them know how much their support is appreciated.

There are many new books in this week. New titles include “Nightwalkers” by P.T. Deutermann, “Matters of the Heart” by Danielle Steel, “The Last Child” by John Hart, “Skin Trade” by Laurell K. Hamilton, “Blind Sight” by Terri Parsons, “Strong Enough to Die” by John Land, “Final Finesse” by Karna Small Bodman, “Razor Sharp” by Fern Michaels, “Bones of Betrayal” by Jefferson Bass, “Hater” by David Moody, “A Darker Place” by Jack Higgins, “Blood and Bone” by William Lashner, “Three Times Blessed” by Lori Copeland, “Double Minds” by Terri Blackstock, “Souvenir” by Therese Fowler, “Many Bloody Returns” by Charlaine Harris, and “Above the Law” by Tim Green. New nonfiction titles include “Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson” by Alan Pell Crawford, “Dali and I” by Stan Lauryssens, and “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy” by Barry Ritholtz. For our teen readers, we have several new Lurlene McDaniel books, including “Prey”, “Hit and Run”, “Breathless”, and “How Do I Love Thee”, as well as “Deadline” by Chris Crutcher, “Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sauctuary” by Brandon Mull, “Vampirates: Black Heart” by Justin Somper, and “Bloodhound” by Tamora Pierce. Our youngest readers can now enjoy “Bat Loves the Night” by Nicola Davies, “Gentle Giant Octopus” by Karen Wallace, “Dragon is Coming” by Valeri Gorbachev, “Being a Pig is Nice” by Sally Lloyd-Jones, and “Monster Baby” by Dian Curtis Regan.

New to the library on DVD are “The X-Files, Seasons 1 through 9”, “Alexander Revisited”, “Can’t Hardly Wait”, “Mall Cop”, “Valkyrie”, and “My Bloody Valentine”. Come in and check us out!

Quote of the Week: “A great democracy must be progressive or it will soon cease to be a great democracy.” Theodore Roosevelt.