Monday, September 28, 2009

New books at the library!

The Little Book
By: Selden Edwards

Wheeler Burden finds himself mysteriously transported ninety-seven years in the past--to 1897--where he is stuck, and after finding proper clothing, shelter, and acquires Sigmund Freud as a mentor, Wheeler learns more about his war-hero father but struggles to put the pieces of his life together.

Strength in What Remains
By: Tracy Kidder

The author relates his experiences speaking and traveling with an African refugee named Deo, who escaped genocide and earned his doctorate degree in medicine from Columbia Universtity, to Burundi, where Deo built a hospital and reflected on the many deaths in the region.

The Lost Symbol
By: Dan Brown

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, at the U.S. Capitol Building to deliver a lecture, is drawn into a desperate search through the hidden tunnels and temples of Washington, D.C., when his mentor Peter Solomon, a prominent Mason and philanthropist, is kidnapped and the only clue to Solomon's whereabouts lies in an ancient invitation to a long-lost world of esoteric wisdom.

Over a Thousand Hills I Walk With You
By: Hanna Jansen

Jeanne, the only member of her family not murdered in the Rwandan genocide, struggles to start a new life without her family while coping with the violent memories that haunt her.

Where Men Win Glory
By: Jon Krakauer

Presents a biographical discussion of Pat Tillman, covering the true events and actions surrounding the death of the U.S. Army soldier by friendly fire in Afghanistan in 2004, and examines the misrepresentation of his story by the Bush administration before the truth was revealed.

That Old Cape Magic
By Richard Russo

The wedding of a daughter's best friend and, a year later, the wedding of a daughter brings Griffin back to the Cape Cod of his childhood, where he confronts old hurts, the loss of his parents and their failed marriage, and more of his own troubles.

Traveling With Pomegranates
By: Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor

Best-selling author Sue Monk Kidd and her daughter, Ann, chronicle their travels together between 1998 and 2000, when they embarked on a journey of self-discovery and reconnection through Greece and France.

By Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

Contains ten essays that challenge conventional wisdom about raising children, contending that good intentions in child rearing practices are actually backfiring and discussing topics such as praise, emotional well-being, race, lying, and teen rebellion.

Monday, September 21, 2009

The Grizzly &Wolf Discovery Center!

The Grizzly &Wolf
Discovery Center is coming to the Library!

Please Join us Monday Sept 28th at 10:30 (Pre-K Story Hour) for a Program about Hibernation with Maria from the Discovery Center!


September 29th - October 2nd is Banned Books Week!

Banned Books Week is the only national celebration of the freedom to read. During the last week of September, our library is drawing attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books. So come in, check them out and READ BANNED BOOKS!