Weekly Emails

 

Each Monday the director sends out an email with information on what is happening at the library, along with a list of new books added to the collection in the past week.  Most patrons of the library are signed up to receive the emails.  If you do not receive the email please subscribe below.

 

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Email from February 22, 2021

Good Morning!

Calendar:

Monday Feb 22 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Monday Feb 22 at 2:00 Bingo
Monday Feb 22 at 3:30 Maker Space Crafting by appointment
Monday Feb at 22 5:30 PenPals!
Tuesday Feb 23 at 1:05 Outside the Lines - Adult Coloring
Wednesday Feb 24 at 10:15am Storytime (In Person!)
Wednesday Feb 24 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Thursday Feb 25 at 10:30 am Cribbage and Rummikub
Thursday Feb 25 at 1:00 Down & Dirty Gardening Club
Friday Feb 26 at 1:00 Friday Needleworkers
Monday Mar 1 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Wednesday Mar 3 at 10:15am Storytime (In Person!)
Wednesday Mar 3 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Thursday Mar 4 at 10:30 am Cribbage and Rummikub

We have lots going on this week!

BINGO!: Come join us today at 2:00 for a friendly game of BINGO.  There is no cost to participate, and you can win fabulous prizes!

Down and Dirty Gardening:  Our group will next meet on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 1:00.  This month's topic is garden layout and companion planting.  All garden enthusiasts are welcome!

Friday Needleworkers:  Our needleworking group will meet again this Friday at 1:00 in the Talen Community Room.  Come join our group to work on current projects, start new projects, or learn something new! No experience necessary, and we do have supplies of yarn and needles you can use. We will be meeting the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month.

Outside the Lines Adult Coloring: Come join us for a relaxing hour of coloring on Tuesday, February 23, at 1:05.  We will supply the pencils / pens / markers and have cards or bookmarks to color.

Tuesday Quilters: Our quilters will be back in action beginning Tuesday, March 2!  We meet at 1:30 in the Talen Community Room.

New Books:

Fiction:
Ink and Shadows / #4 Secret, Book , and Scone Society Series by Ellery Adams
Savage Son / # 3 Terminal List Series by Jack Carr
Fortune Funhouse / #19 Miss Fortune Series by Jana DeLeon
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
The Unwilling by John Fraser Hart
Slow Horses by Mick Herron
Beneath the Keep / #4 Queen of the Tearling Series by Erika Johansen
Happily this Christmas by Susan Mallery
Murder at Mabel's Motel / #3 Granny Reid Series by G. A. McKevett
The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner
The Shadow Box by Luanne Rice

Inspirational Fiction:
The Moonlight School by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Large Print:
Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner
The Russian / #13 Michael Bennett Series by James A. Patterson
Hush-Hush by Stuart Woods

Non Fiction:
Land: How the hunger for ownership shaped the modern world by Simon Winchester
The Year-Round Hoophouse: Polytunnels for all seasons and Climates by Pam Dawling
When Harry met Minnie: a true story of love and friendship by Martha Teichner
Instant Cooking: A fast, easy, and delicious way to feed your family by Six Sisters Stuff
A Swim in the Pond in the Rain: in which 4 Russians give a master class on writing, reading and life by George Saunders
Three Wise Men: a Navy Seal, a Green Beret, and how their Marine brother became a war's sole survivor by Beau Wise

 

Email from February 15, 2021

Good Morning!

Calendar:

Monday Feb 15 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Monday Feb 15 at 2:00 Book Club
Monday Feb 15 at 5:30 Book Chat 'n Chew
Wednesday Feb 17 at 10:15am Storytime (In Person!)
Wednesday Feb 17 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Wednesday Feb 17 at 2:30 Cards with Joan - online
Thursday Feb 18 at 10:30 am Cribbage and Rummikub
Monday Feb 22 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Monday Feb 22 at 2:00 Bingo
Monday Feb 22 at 3:30 Maker Space Crafting by appointment
Monday Feb at 22 5:30 PenPals!
Tuesday Feb 23 at 1:05 Outside the Lines - Adult Coloring
Wednesday Feb 24 at 10:15am Storytime (In Person!)
Wednesday Feb 24 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Thursday Feb 25 at 10:30 am Cribbage and Rummikub
Thursday Feb 25 at 1:00 Down & Dirty Gardening Club
Friday Feb 26 at 1:00 Friday Needleworkers

Friday Needleworkers:  Calling all seasoned and want-to-be knitters and crocheters!  Come join our group to work on current projects, start new projects, or learn something new! No experience necessary, and we do have supplies of yarn and needles you can use. We will be meeting the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month at 1:00 in the Talen Community Room. Come join us on Friday, February 26!

Down and Dirty Gardening:  Our group will next meet on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 1:00.  This month's topic is garden layout and companion planting.  All garden enthusiasts are welcome!

Federal Tax Forms Available: While most tax forms are only available online, including state forms, we do have the 2020 Federal Tax Forms 1040 and 1040-SR, as well as the Instruction Booklets for both, available free here at the library. Come get your copy, then while you're here, pick up something way more fun, like a DVD or a puzzle or a magazine!

New Books:

Fiction:
Yesterday's Echo - #1 Rick Cahill Series by Matt Coyle
Night Tremors - #2 Rick Cahill Series by Matt Coyle
Dark Fissures - #3 Rick Cahill Series by Matt Coyle
A Reasonable Doubt - #3 Robin Lockwood Series by Phillip Margolin

Teen Fiction:
Three Dark Crowns - #1 Three Dark Crowns Series by Kendare Blake
One Dark Throne - #2 Three Dark Crowns Series by Kendare Blake
Two Dark Reigns - #3 Three Dark Crowns Series by Kendare Blake

New DVDs:
Terminator Salvation
Greenland
Wild Mountain Thyme
All Creatures Great and Small - Season 1
Quantum Leap - Seasons 1&2

Diane Panfil

 

Email from February 8, 2021

 

Good Morning

Calendar:
Monday Feb 8 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Monday Feb 8 at 5:30 pm PenPals!
Wednesday Feb 10 at 10:15am Storytime (In Person!)
Wednesday Feb 10 at 11:30 Scones and Tomes
Wednesday Feb 10 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Thursday Feb 11 at 10:30 am Cribbage and Rummikub
Monday Feb 15 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Monday Feb 15 at 2:00 Book Club
Monday Feb 15 at 5:30 Book Chat 'n Chew
Wednesday Feb 17 at 10:15am Storytime (In Person!)
Wednesday Feb 17 at 1:00pm Geri-Fit
Wednesday Feb 17 at 2:30 Cards with Joan - online
Thursday Feb 18 at 10:30 am Cribbage and Rummikub
 

 

BRIDGES: BRIDGES continues to be a valuable resource for our patrons, especially during Covid and bad weather.  Thousands of books and audios are constantly at your fingertips available through your phone, tablet or computer.  Call, stop in or email if you need assistance in getting set up or using BRIDGES. 
 
If a book or audio you want isn't listed on BRIDGES, you can recommend it be purchased.  The State Library does not guarantee the requests will be honored, but all recommendations are strongly considered.  To make a request: Sign into your account, search for your item by author or title, if it isn't currently on BRIDGES, the item will come up saying it is 'Not Owned,'  click on 'Recommend,' if the item is added to the collection you will be notified.  You are allowed to make 3 recommendations every 14 days.  

Book Clubs:
Scones and Tomes:
Fresh scones and great books! Join us Wednesday February 10 at 11:30. as we talk about good books and enjoy a tasty scone! You may head home with a list of book titles or new authors to try.

Book Club: This month we will be discussing "Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf.  Join us Monday February 15 at 2:00, and also find out what we will be reading next.

Book Chat 'n Chew: We will meet on Monday February 15 at 5:30.  Join us for pizza and discussion as we share the books we have been reading, or talk about the books we wish we had time to read!

VOX Books:
We have several new VOX books for young children. VOX books capture children's attention by combining picture books with audio recordings. The permanently attached VOX Reader transforms an ordinary print book into an all-in-one read-along. There's no need for computers, tablets, or CDs. Children simply push a button to listen and read along!

New Books:

Fiction:
Next to Last Stand - #17 Walt Longmire Series by Craig Johnson
Noble Asset - #5 Jake Noble Series by William Miller

Teen Fiction:
Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton
Into the Wild Nerd Yonder by Julie Halpern
White Raven by J.L. Weil

New DVDs:
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Paw Patrol - Rubble on the Double
Snowpiercer - TV series Season 1

New VOX books:
The Tiny Baker by Hayley Barrett
Good Rosie by Kate DiCamillo
Camilla, Cartographer by Julie Dillemuth
Give Me Back My Bones! by Kimberly Norman
Escape Goat by Ann Patchett

Diane Panfil