Library Notes for July 27, 2011

It’s Still July. Keep your fingers crossed …Hopefully we are back in business, with all systems fully restored at JLSL! So let me start with a little fiction, a little biography, and then strictly business.

New Fiction: “Buried Prey” by John Sandford, this story of an entire block on the edge of Minneapolis being torn down for development. An unpleasant surprise awaits there for Lucas Davenport when his past meets the present.

“The Fort” by Bernard Cornwell, this is a novel of the Revolutionary War. A British force of Scottish infantry establish a garrison and naval base on the fog bound coast of New England.

“The Dead Town” by Dean Koontz, this is the fifth book in the Frankenstein series. The small town of Rainbow Falls, Montana, comes under siege, scattered survivors come together to battle against overwhelming odds, and learn the full scope of Victor Frankenstein’s plan.

New Biographies: “A Singular Woman” by Janny Scott, this is the untold story of Barack Obama’s Mother. Stanley Ann Dunham is more than just a white woman from Kansas.

“Robert Redford” by Michael Callan, the story of one of my favorite actors, Robert Redford…what more is there to say?

New Business Picks: “Facebook & Twitter for Seniors for Dummies,” by Marsha Collier, this is in large print too.

“Complete Idiot’s Guide to Computer Basics” by Joe Kraynak, this book has everything you need to know to get you started.

“Creating Web Pages for Dummies” by Bud E. Smith, this book shows how to easily design, build, and post a Web page with Google Page Creator.

“Building Web Sites All-in-one for Dummies’ by Claudia Snell and Doug Sahlin, want to launch a Web site but don’t know where to begin? Information on Web design, page building software, using HTML, site planning, and everything else you need to know can.

“Knock’em Dead Resumes” by Martin Yate, please ask at the front desk for this book.

“Knock’em Dead Cover Letters” by Martin Yate, please ask at the front desk for this book.

New Reference: “Kaplan ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery” this book requires a cash deposit. 

New Audio Books: “The Sixth Man” by David Baldacci, and “10th Anniversary” by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro.

New CDs: “Old Time Gospel Favorites” by Oak Ridge Boys, and “Now That’s What I Call Faith.”

New DVDs: “The Switch,” and “Yogi Bear.”

Hey Teens!! Ms. Cheryl will be having an Amazing Race! This is a one day event for teens this Friday, July 29th. Teens in teams of two will race all over town figuring out clues to get to the next stop on the Amazing Race. The winning team will win an e-reader each. Sign up soon time is running out. Call Ms. Cheryl is you have any questions, 522-6301. 

Happy Reading!!

 Pam Metts