Library News



Did you know that the Clay County Public Library has nine computers available for the public to use? We also have Accelerated Reader books for school children to check out, a large selection of movies, and books on CD for you to choose from. We make copies, laminate, and send faxes for a small fee.


The Clay County Public Library will hold a free beginners computer class on Friday, September 18. The class will be on a first come first serve basis, and will begin at 9:00.


The Clay County Public Library Board will meet on Wednesday, September 23 at 1:00. The meeting is open to the public, but we will be unable to check books in or out during the meeting.


Teen Night will be Friday, September 25. Subs will be served, and the teens will be planning our annual Halloween party.


There are more than 100 new books in the library this week. New titles include “Dexter by Design” by Jeff Lindsay, “Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters” by Jane Austin and Ben Winters, “Dead and Alive” by Dean Koontz, “The Undomesticated Goddess” by Sophie Kinsella, “Best Friends Forever” by Jennifer Weiner, “Magician’s Apprentice” by Trudi Canavan, “Arch Wizard” by Ed Greenwood, “Old City Hall” by Robert Rotenberg, “Rules of the Game” by Leonard Downie, “In the Courts of the Sun” by Brian D’Amato, “A Knife Edge” by David Rollins, and “Quilter’s Legacy” by Jennifer Chiaverini. New nonfiction titles include “Judas” by Susan Gubar, “Liar in Your Life” by Robert Feldman, “Mysteries and Discoveries of Archaeloastronomy” by Guilio, “Why Should I Believe” by Dorothy Rowe, “Your Call is (Not) That Important to Us” by Emily Yellin, and “Essential Diabetes Book” by the Mayo Clinic.


For our teens we have “Cats of the Clan” by Erin Hunter, “Fragile Eternity” by Melissa Marr, “The Name of This Book is Secret” and “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” by Pseudonymous Bosch, “Deltora Quest” by Emily Rodda, and “Chains” by Laurie Anderson.


Our early readers now have “Critter Sitte” by Chuck Richards, “Haunted Ghoul Bus” by Lisa Trumbauer, “Houdini the Amazing Caterpillar” by Janet Pedersen, “Twelve Terrible Thing” by Marty Kelley, “What’s Under the Bed” by Joe Fenton, and “Dinosaur Parade” by Kelly Kalls. Come in and check us out!


Quote of the Week: “They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” Confucius.