The library will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, due to countywide staff training. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please stop in the library and see the artwork on display. David Mowry, from Osterburg, has allowed us to show several of his pieces, which are also for sale.

In the event of bad weather, please call ahead to the library at 635-3533 to be sure we are open. If school is closed or dismissed early our reading programs scheduled to that day would also be cancelled.

New Books

Children/young adult — Kevin Henkes, “Winter is Here”: The wind is howling. The flakes are falling. The children are slipping, digging, skating, building and sledding. Winter is here.

David Lubar, “Check Out the Library Weenies”: Collection of thirty warped and creepy tales for young readers.

Abigail Johnson, “Even if I Fall”: Brooke lost everything when her older brother confessed to the murder of his best friend, Calvin. When Brooke meets Calvin’s younger brother, Heath, she finally has someone to talk to and a bond grows between them. Soon they are meeting in secret because they know both families would be horrified.

Fiction — Tami Hoag, “The Boy”: An unfathomable loss or an unthinkable crime? Who murdered a seven-year-old by? Could the mother have killed her own child? The the boy’s sometimes babysitter, 12-year-old Nora, disappears. Are the two incidents connected? With pressure mounting, Detectives Nick Forcade and Annie Broussard dig deeper into the duel mysteries.

Joyce and Jim Lavene, “The Last to Remember”: Sharyn Howard Mysteries book #3. Three men believe that they are responsible for the death of a child at the old Jefferson Training School for Boys forty years earlier, when they were teenagers. Someone is after these men and its up to Sheriff Howard to unravel the cover-ups, lies, and blackmails and find the real killer.

Mike Lupica, “Robert B. Parker’s Blood Fued”: Sunny Randell’s ex-husband, Richie, has mob connections. When he is shot and nearly killed, Sunny is dragged into the family’s business as she searches for answers and tries to stave off a mob war. LARGE PRINT

Nora Roberts, “Of Blood and Bone” — Chronicles of the One bookd #2. Fallon Swift begins her training under the guidance of Mallick. She will discover her powers and when the time is right she will fight. Until she grows in to the woman she was born to be, the world will never be whole.

Nonfiction — Lynette Long, Ph.D., “Painless Algebra”: If you think algebra is dull and difficult-think again. This book guides you through the steps of working out algebra problems ... and doing it painlessly.

Michelle Obama, “Becoming”: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir from the former First Lady. From her childhood in Chicago, to her college years at Princeton, to her eight years living in the White House, Obama tells her story with honesty and boldness.

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