Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Scholastic Book Fair Time!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Ophir School November 18th and 19th!
The hours for the sale are: Tuesday 8:30-8:00 and Wednesday 8:30-12:00.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

New books at the library!

Anti Cancer: A New Way of Life by David Servan-Schreiber, MD PhD

Discusses the author's battle against brain cancer and the lifestyle changes he recommends for those who want to fight cancer, such as more exercise, a healthy, non-western diet, less stress, and a toxin-free environment, combining traditional health care with alternative methods.

The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

When U.S. Marine Logan Thibault finds a half-buried photograph of a smiling young woman in the desert in Iraq, he carries it with him and soon discovers that it brings him luck in games and during combat; after returning to Colorado, his obsession with the picture leads him in a fateful search for what may be the love of his life.

Hot Mahogany by Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington, having accepted an assignment to watch over CIA agent Lance Cabot's brother who is suffering from amnesia, finds out that the man he is guarding had stolen gold coins from the South Vietnamese government and may be responsible for the theft of a twenty-four million dollar antique secretary.

The Snowball by Alice Schroeder

A biography of American investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett, drawing from interviews with Buffett, as well as his wife, children, friends, and business associates to look at his childhood, struggles and triumphs, and the principles and ideas that allowed him to become one of the world's richest people.

Tsar: A Thriller by Ted Bell

After a new tsar is appointed in Russia, the country intends to recreate it's former empire, while making threats against American intervention through the homicidal work of a killer known only as Happy the Baker, which leads the world to believe counter-terror agent Alex Hawke is the world's only hope.

The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory

This book presents a fictionalized account of the final years of Mary, Queen of Scots, who fled Scotland and sought sanctuary in the home of the Earl of Shrewsbury and his wife, only to find herself imprisoned.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Hacker Lisbeth Salander assists Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist, with the investigation of Harriet Vanger's disappearance decades earlier, and the two uncover a dark world of secrets about a wealthy Swedish family as well as a surprising connection between themselves.

The Given Day: A Novel
by Dennis Lehane

During the bloody police riots of the early twentieth century, a Boston police officer from a wealthy family, Danny Coughlin, joins a union movement to track down violent radicals, but his values are challenged when he learns that Luther Laurence, the African-American houseman who works for the Coughlin family, is connected with the NAACP.

Monday, October 6, 2008

Ben Mikaelsen at the Big Sky Community Library!

Award winning author Ben Mikaelsen will be at the Big Sky Community Library for a presentation about his work. Ben has written many novels including Rescue Josh Mcguire, Sparrow Hawk Red, Stranded, Countdown, Petey, Touching Spirit Bear, Red Midnight, Tree Girl and Ghost of Spirit Bear. Please join us!

Date: Wednesday, October 29
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: Big Sky Community Library at Ophir School.

***This presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments are also served.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Join us for a presentation about Asia!

Rick & Susie Graetz will present a lecture and slide program on High Asia taking the audience on a geographic tour of the world's highest mountains.

Date: Sunday,
October 5

When: 7:00 pm

Where: Big Sky Community Library

** This presentation is free and open to the public.
Refreshments will also be served.