Library News



The Clay County Public Library Teen night will be this Friday, August 28, beginning at 6:00. All teens are invited to join us for an evening of food, fun, and friendship.

The library will be closed on Monday, September 7, to celebrate the Labor Day holiday.

There will be a beginner’s computer class, free and open to the public, on September 18 at 9:00. The first six participants to arrive will be using six of our computer’s, so access to the computers will be limited for others during this time.

The Clay County Public Library will now have story time year round. Starting this Friday, August 28, we will have a story time at 10:00. There will be a book read and a craft or coloring sheet for any child who can attend.

There are several new books in the library this week. New titles include “The Forgotten Garden” by Kate Morton, “A Cousin’s Prayer” by Wanda Brunstetter, “A Gift of Dragons” by Anne McCaffrey, “Tender Morsels” by Margo Lanagan, “A Bad Day For Sorry” by Sophie Littlefield, “Fool Moon” by Jim Butcher, “Die For You” by Lisa Unger, ‘The Secret” by Beverly Lewis, “Bad Things” by Michael Marshall, ‘This Wicked World*’ by Richard Lange, and ‘Trust No One” by Greg Hurwitz. For our teen readers we have “Blue Moon” and “Evermore” by Alyson Noel. New nonfiction titles include “Columbine” by Dave Cullen, “Ronnie: The Autobiography” by Ron Wood, and “Blow” by Bruce Porter. Our early readers also have many new books to read, including “Princess Peepers” by Pam Calvert, “City Witch, Country Witch” by Wendy Wax, “Ten-Gallon Bart and the Wild West” by Susan Davies, “The Great Texas Hamster Drive” by Eric Kimmel, and “Llama Llama Mad at Mama” by Anna Dewdney.

New to the library on DVD are “Monk, Season 4”, “Watchmen”, “Bones, Season 1”, “Valley Girl”, “Douglas MacArthur: The Return of a Legend”, “Paul Revere: The Midnight Rider”, “Susan B. Anthony”, “Buried Secrets”, “Nixon: A Presidency Revealed”, “Ramses” and “Natural Born Killers”. Come in and check us out!

Quote of the Week: “I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.” Jorge Luis Borges.