New Books 3/13/17

If the only sure things in life are death and taxes, we’ve got it covered this week with a pre-death planning guide and tax guides for 2017.  In addition there are mysteries and zombies, art and agendas, quilting and cooking, relationships and more! The Abominable Mr. Seabrook by Joe Ollmann Ollmann presents the life of… Continue Reading New Books 3/13/17

Spring Programs Coming Up for Children

ART in April A program for 4th and 5th graders. April 6, 13, 20, and 27th, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Learn about famous artists and create some art using their techniques.  Sign up in the library or call to make a reservation.       Moms and Muffins Saturday May 6th, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a… Continue Reading Spring Programs Coming Up for Children

Spring Computer Classes

Microsoft Word, Pt. 1 Wed., April 19, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Learn how to format and edit text to create professional looking documents. Microsoft Word, Pt. 2 Thurs., April 20, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Learn how to use the page layout features, set tabs and indents, and proof your documents. Microsoft Excel Basics Thurs., May 18, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Learn… Continue Reading Spring Computer Classes

New Books 3/6/17

Born of Vengeance by Sherrilyn Kenyon When his family is slaughtered and his wife frames him for their deaths, Bastien Cabarro goes on the run for ten years before taking a chance to clear his name by placing his fate in the hands of his betrayer’s sister. Death of a Ghost by M. C. Beaton… Continue Reading New Books 3/6/17

The Oklahoma Experience: Looking for Home

Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma (LTAIO) offers more than your average book club for adults. With the added benefit of a humanities scholar to inform and broaden discussions, participants are able to explore the human experience through literature in meaningful and thought-provoking ways. A series consists of 4-5 sessions, each featuring a book from the… Continue Reading The Oklahoma Experience: Looking for Home

New Books 2/27/17

All That’s Left to Tell by Daniel Lowe American hostage Marc Laurent is bound and held captive in Pakistan, where every morning, a woman named Josephine visits his cell and questions him, a ritual that deepens into an exchange of stories between the two that circles around the death of his daughter. At the End… Continue Reading New Books 2/27/17

New books 2/20/17

The Bertie Project by Alexander McCall Smith The return of his overbearing mother and other local dramas compel Bertie to consider moving away from Scotland Street, where newfound love, an estranged marriage and a high-profile guest render his grandmother’s home a tempting alternative. The Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates When evangelical Luther… Continue Reading New books 2/20/17

New Books 2/13/17

Learn what scientists in the field of biomechanics are learning about animals or learn about the Danish philosophy of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga).  Enjoy a mystery by a debut author like Abby Fabiaschi  or an old favorite like James Patterson.  Catch up on the latest series books by Karen White and Christine Feehan.   4 3… Continue Reading New Books 2/13/17

New Books 2/6/17

The Book That Changed America by Randall Fuller Fuller traces the impact of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists and social reformers, including Henry David Thoreau and Bronson Alcott, against a backdrop of growing tensions and transcendental idealism in 1860 America. Clownfish Blues by Tim Dorsey Hitting… Continue Reading New Books 2/6/17

The 2016 National Book Awards

The winners of the National Book Award for 2016 include the following: Fiction WINNER: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead FINALISTS: The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder News of the World by Paulette Jiles The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson Nonfiction WINNER: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in… Continue Reading The 2016 National Book Awards