Library Notes

Library Notes for February 22, 2024

“Each time I get a new book, it’s a promise to my future self of more adventures to come.” ~Jamie Davis

What’s Happening at the Library:  

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.  

Hoopla is here! You can check out E-Books, E-Audios, E-Comics, Movies & more online. 

Storytime with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30

JLSL Reads Book Club: March 21st, 6:00-7:00

We are now setting up appointments for RSVP Tax Services call 270-522-6301

Stop by and check out the Craft Table.

February is the month for Love: So how about a Blind Date with a Book? Stop by for a great date and book.

Game Night: March 18th

Pam’s Pick this week is: “The Women” by Kristin Hannah, this is the story of one woman gone to war and shines a light on all women who put themselves in harm’s way for their country. Frances McGrath, Frankie to her friends, joins the Army Nurse Corps to serve in Vietnam. The war was hard but coming home was the real battle. To a changed and divided America, to angry protesters and to a country that wanted to forget Vietnam. This book can also be checked out on Libby, in E-Book form or E-Audio.

New Fiction: “True North” by Andrew Graff, “The Frozen River” by Ariel Lawhon, “Hollywood Hustle” by Jon Lindstrom, “Missing Persons” by James Patterson, “Love, Naturally” by Sophie Sullivan, and “A Love Song for Ricki Wilde” by Tia Williams.

New Large Print: “Four Weddings and a Puppy” by Lizzie Shane, this is the fifth book in the Pine Hollow series.

New Christian Fiction: “Lost and Found” by Suzanne Woods Fisher.

New Biography: “I Take My Coffee Black” by Tyler Merritt.

New Non-Fiction: “One in a Millennial” by Kate Kennedy, “The Firefly Guide to Minerals, Rocks & Gems” by Rupert Hochleitner, and “Clanlands in New Zealand” by Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish.

New Audio Books: “Goodbye Girl” by James Grippando, and “Upside Down” by Danielle Steel.

New CDs: “Now That’s What I Call Music 79,” and “Subtract” by Ed Sheeran.

New Movies: “Among Wolves” and “The Hunger Games: the Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes.”

New TV Season: “Criminal Minds” season 11.

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts, Director

Library Notes

 

Library Notes for February 15, 2024

“I like libraries. It makes me feel comfortable and secure to have walls of words, beautiful and wise, all around me. I always feel better when I can see that there is something to hold back the shadows.” ~Roger Zelazny

What’s Happening at the Library:  

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.  

Hoopla is here! You can check out E-Books, E-Audios, E-Comics, Movies & more online. 

Storytime with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30

JLSL Reads Book Club: February 15th 6:00-7:00 “I Could Write a Book” by Karen M. Cox

We are now setting up appointments for RSVP Tax Services call 270-522-6301

The library will be closed Monday, February 19th for President’s Day.

Stop by and check out the Craft Table.

February is the month for Love: So how about a Blind Date with a Book? Stop by for a great date and book.

Pam’s Pick this week is: “First Lie Wins” by Ashley Elston, this is the story of Evie Porter, a woman with many faces and identities. Evie moves from job to job for her unknown employer until her latest mark, Ryan Summer get under her skin and makes her see a different sort of life. But will her employer stop them?

New Fiction: “The Missing Witness” by Allison Brennan, this is the fifth book in the Quinn & Costa series, “Diva” by Daisy Goodwin, “Front Sight” by Stephen Hunter, “The Fury” by Alex Michaelides, “Hero” by Thomas Perry, and “The Queen of Sugar Hill” by ReShonda Tate.

New Christian Fiction: “Knowing You” by Tracie Peterson, this the fourth book in the Pictures of the Heart series and also in large print.

New Mystery: “Irish Milkshake Murder” by Carlene O’Connor.

New Biography: “To Rescue the Constitution: George Washington and the Fragile American Experiment” by Bret Baier, this book was donated to the library by the Col. Stephen Trigg, Sons of the American Revelation. A special thank you for this wonderful donation.

New Non-Fiction: “Black Gun, Silver Star: the Life and Legend of Frontier Marshal Bass Reeves” by Art Burton, “The Disney Book: a Celebration of the Worlds of Disney” by Jim Fanning, and “Taste of Home Copycat Favorites.

New Audio Books: “The Lost Tomb” by Douglas Preston.

New Movies: “The Wedding Cottage,” and “Muzzle.”

New TV Season: “Bonanza” season 3: volume 2.

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts, Director

Library Notes

Library Notes for February 8, 2024

“A library book. I imagine, is a Happy Book.” ~Cornelia Funke

What’s Happening at the Library:  

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.  

Hoopla is here! You can check out E-Books, E-Audios, E-Comics, Movies & more online. 

Storytime with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30

JLSL Reads Book Club: February 15th 6:00-7:00 “I Could Write a Book” by Karen M. Cox

We are now setting up appointments for RSVP Tax Services call 270-522-6301

The Library will be closed Monday, February 19th for President’s Day.

February is the month for Love: So how about a Blind Date with a Book? Stop by for a great date and book.

Stop by and check out the Craft Table.

Pam’s Pick this week is: “Life and Other Love Songs” by Anissa Gray, this is the story of a suburban Detroit family torn apart by long-held secrets. Ozro Armstead disappears on his 37th birthday, leaving behind a wife and daughter. Deborah and Trinity in the days, weeks, and years to follow look back as they piece together the life of the man they love. They come to realize they might never have truly known him at all.

New Fiction: “The Friendship Club” by Robyn Carr, “House of Flame and Shadow” by Sarah J. Maas, this is the third book in the Crescent City, “Come and Get It” by Kiley Reid, “Random in Death” by J.D. Robb, “Everyone on This Train is a Suspect” by Benjamin Stevenson, and “Dead Man’s Hand’ by Brad Taylor, this is a Pike Logan novel.

New Christian Fiction: “Double Take” by Lynette Eason, this is the first book in the Lake City Heroes series.

New Mystery: “Who to Believe” by Edwin Hill.

New Biography: “When I was Your Age: Life Lessons, Funny Stories & Questionable Parenting Advice from a Professional Clown” by Kenan Thompson.

New Reference Books: “The 2024 World Almanac and Book of Facts,” “Guinness World Records 2024.”

New Non-Fiction: “The Object at Hand: Intriguing and Inspiring Stories From the Smithsonian Collections” by Beth Py-Lieberman, “Cheap Old Houses: an Unconventional Guide to Loving and Restoring a Forgotten Home” by Ethan Finkelstein, and “Kentucky and the War of 1812: the Governor, the Farmers, and the Pig” by Doris D. Settles.

New Audio Books: “The Edge” by David Baldacci, and “The Heiress” by Rachel Hawkins.

New Movies: “Eat, Pray, Love,” and “Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten: Outer Space Adventures.”

New TV Season: “Yellowjackets” season 2.

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts, Director

Library Notes

Library Notes for February 1, 2024

“A library is the only single place you can go to learn something new, be comforted, terrified, thrilled, saddened, overjoyed, or excited all in one day. And for free.” ~Amy Neftzger

What’s Happening at the Library:  

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.  

Hoopla is here! You can check out E-Books, E-Audios, E-Comics, Movies & more online. 

Storytime with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30

JLSL Reads Book Club: February 15th 6:00-7:00 “I Could Write a Book” by Karen M. Cox

We are now setting up appointments for RSVP Tax Services call 270-522-6301

The Library will be closed Monday, February 19th for President’s Day.

Pam’s Pick this week is: “The Heiress” by Rachel Hawkins, this is the story of Camden McTavish. Camden’s mother is the infamous heiress of Ashby House. She’s not only the richest woman in North Carolina, she was the most notorious. Camden refuses the inheritance but ten years later when his uncle dies he inherits it again.  This time he is married and his wife insists he take it. But he wants answers to some questions first.

New Fiction: “Someone Always Nearby” by Susan Wittig Albert, “The Silence in Her Eyes” by Armando Lucas Correa, “Dream Town” by Lee Goldberg, this is a Eve Ronin novel, “Deep Freeze” by Michael Grumley, “Old Crimes: and Other Stories” by Jill McCorkle, “The Seven Year Slip” by Ashely Poston, and “Upside Down” by Danielle Steel.

New Christian Fiction: “The Seamstress of Acadie” by Laura Frantz.

New Mystery: “Fowl Play” by Karen MacInerney, this is the ninth book in the Dewberry Farm series.

New Biography: “The Showman: Inside the Invasion that Shook the World and Made a Leader of Volodymyr Zelensky” by Simon Shuster.

New Non-Fiction: “Renegade: Defending Democracy and Liberty in Our Divided Country” by Adam Kinzinger, “The Amish Wife: Unraveling the Lies, Secrets, and Conspiracy That Let a Killer Go Free” by Gregg Olsen, “The Occasionally Accurate Annals of Football” by Dan Patrick.

New Audio Books: “Resurrection Walk” by Michael Connelly, and “The Night Island” by Jayne Ann Krentz.

New Movies: “Dumb Money,” and “Rubble & Crew.”

New TV Season: “NCIS” season 11.

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts, Director

Library Notes

Library Notes for January 25, 2024 

“Keep reading it’s one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have” ~Lloyd Alexander 

What’s Happening at the Library:   

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.   

Hoopla is here! You can check out E-Books, E-Audios, E-Comics, Movies & more online.  

Storytime with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30  

Hoopla Hidden Gems Book Club: January 29th at 6:00 “The Diamond Eye” by Kate Quinn  

We are now setting up appointments for RSVP Tax Services call 270-522-6301 

The Library will be closed Monday, February 19th for President’s Day. 

“Pam’s Pick this week is: “Holmes, Marple, & Poe” by James Patterson, this is the story of Brendan Holmes, Margaret Marple and Auguste Poe, who open a private investigating company together. Their daring methodology and news-making solved cases would make their last-namesakes proud and attract the attention of an NYPD detective.  

New Fiction: “Harbor Lights: Stories” by James Lee Burke, “Lone Oaks Crossing” by Janet Dailey, “Too Far” by Sylvia Day, this is the second book in the Blacklist series, “The Night Island” by Jayne Ann Krentz, this is the second book in the Lost Night Files series, “Housemoms” by Jen Lancaster, and “The Fourth Rule” by Jeff Lindsay. 

New Large Print: ‘Hostile Territory” by William W. Johnstone, this is the fifth book in the Preacher and Jamie MacCallister series. 

New Christian Fiction: “Rocky Mountain Promise” by Misty M. Beller, this is the second book in the Sisters of the Rockies series. 

New Non-Fiction: “The Complete Eldercare Planner: Where to Start, Which Questions to Ask, and How to Find Help” by Joy Loverde, “Everyday Cooking: 250+ Recipes for Any Night of the Week” by Better Homes & Garden, “Before You Call a Pro” by Family Handyman, and “The Last Outlaws: the Desperate Final Days of the Dalton Gang” by Tom Clavin. 

New Audio Books: “Manner of Death” by Robin Cook. 

New Movies: “What Happens Later,” and “Sound of Freedom.” 

New TV Season: “All Creatures Great & Small” season 2. 

Happy Reading! 

Pam Metts, Director 

Library Notes

 

Library Notes for January 18, 2024

“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” ~ Jim Rokn 

What’s Happening at the Library:   

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.   

Hoopla is here! You can check out E-Books, E-Audios, E-Comics, Movies & more online.  

Storytime with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30  

JLSL Reads Book Club: January 19th 6:00-7:00 

Hoopla Hidden Gems Book Club: January 29th at 6:00 “The Diamond Eye” by Kate Quinn  

Pam’s Pick this week is: “Perfect Shot” by Steve Urszenyi, this is the story of former sniper Special Agent Alexandra Martel. Alex, now an FBI special agent, learns an old friend has been killed under mysterious circumstances, she’s pulled back into the dangerous world she left behind. She thought her life as a sniper was over but she must use whatever it takes to render the world safe once more.  

New Fiction: “Take the Long Way Home” by Rochelle Alers, “The Olympian Affair” by Jim Butcher, this is the second book in the Cinder Spires series, “The Gentleman’s Gambit” by Evie Dunmore this is the fourth book in the League of Extraordinary Women, “The Fearless One” by Lori Foster, this is the second book in the Osborn Brothers series, “Goodbye Girl” by James Grippando, and “Valdemar” by Mercedes Lackey, this is the third book in the Founding of Valdemar series. 

New Christian Fiction: “Calling on the Matchmaker” by Jody Hedlund, this is the first book in the Shanahan Match series, and “The Warmth of Sunshine” by Kelly Irvin, this is the second book in the Amish Blessings series, and only in large print. 

New Biography: “Ride Free: a Memoir” by Willie G. Davidson. 

New Non-Fiction: “Starting a Business 101” by Michele Cagan, “Then & Now: Snapshots of the Past” by Reminisce, “The Essential Anime Guide” by Patrick Macias, and “The Lost Tomb: and Other Real-Life Stories of Bones, Burials, and Murder” by Douglas Preston. 

New Audio Books: “Unnatural Death” by Patricia Cornwell, and “Robert B. Parker’s Broken Trust” by Mike Lupica. 

New Music on CDs: “Now That’s What I Call Country: Songs of Inspiration” and “Lauren Daigle” (self-titled) by Lauren Daigle. 

New Movies: “Meg 2: the Trench,” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem. 

New TV Season: “Young Sheldon” season 2. 

Happy Reading! 

Pam Metts, Director 

Library Notes

Library Notes for January 11, 2024 

“A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it and stay up late to reading them.” ~Lemony Snicket 

What’s Happening at the Library:   

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.   

Hoopla is here! You can check out E-Books, E-Audios, E-Comics, Movies & more online.  

Storytime with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30  

The library will be closed January 15th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 

Book Club: January 18th 6:00-7:00 

Hoopla Hidden Gems Book Club: January 29th at 6:00 “The Diamond Eye” by Kate Quinn  

Pam’s Pick this week is: “The Fiction Writer” by Jullian Cantor, this is the story of Olivia Fitzgerald, a literary star with writer’s block. When offered a high paying ghostwriting job she jumps at the chance for something different. The story is about a mega billionaire’s grandmother and her relationship with Daphne duMaurier. Olivia soon realizes she is trapped in a gothic mystery of her own. 

New Fiction: “The Wonder of It All” by Barbara Taylor Bradford, this is the third book in the House of Falconer series, “Lost & Hound” by Rita Mae Brown, “Matter of Death” by Robin Cook, “One Last Kill” by Robert Dugoni, “The Spy Coast” by Tess Gerritsen, and “Never Lie” by Freida McFadden. 

New Christian Fiction: “Starstruck” by Amy Clipston, and “This Passing Hour” by Leslie Gould, this is the second book in the Amish Memories series. 

New Mystery: “Hidden Beneath’ by Barbara Ross, this is a Maine Clambake mystery and only in large print. 

New Non-Fiction: “Make Money Move: a Guide to Financial Wellness” by Lauren Simmons, “Southern Living 2023 Annual Recipes,” “Ultimate Book of Home Plans,” “Elvis and the Colonel” by Greg McDonald, and “Kentucky: Off the Beaten Path” by Jackie Finch. 

New Audio Book: “The Watchmaker’s Hand” by Jeffery Deaver. 

New Movies: “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny,” and “The Miracle Club.” 

New TV Season: “The Handmaid’s Tale” season 5. 

Happy Reading! 

Pam Metts, Director 

Library Notes

 

Library Notes for December 28, 2023 

“We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own consciousness in someone else’s mind.” ~Anna Quindlen 

What’s Happening at the Library:   

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.   

Hoopla is here! You can check out E-Books, E-Audios, E-Comics, Movies & more online.  

Storytime with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30 starts back January 3rd

Book Club: January 19th 6:00-7:00 

Pam’s Pick this week is: “Yours Truly” by Abby Jimenez, this is the second book in the Part of Your World series. This is the story of terrible first impressions that lead to hilarious second chances and the joy of finding your perfect match. Dr. Briana Ortiz and Dr. Jacob Maddox are ER doctors. The two get off to a bad start that only gets worst. Then Jacob does something surprising. He volunteers to give Briana’s brother a kidney. Rethinking her first impression she finds a likeable guy. Could it lead to a romance? 

New Fiction: “Sister of Starlit Seas” by Terry Brooks, this is the third book in the Viridian Deep series, “Clive Cussler the Corsican Shadow” by Dirk Cussler, “Kinfolk” by Sean Dietrich, “Emergency Contact” by Lauren Layne, and “A Very Inconvenient Scandal” by Jacquelyn Mitchard. 

New Christian Fiction: “Her Secret Hope” by Shelley Shepard Gray, this is the third book in the Season in Pinecraft series and also in large print, and “To Spark a Match” by Jen Turano, this is the second book in the Matchmakers series. 

New Mysteries: “Peach Clobber” by Karen MacInerney, this is a Dewberry Farm mystery, and“From a Far and Lovely Country” by Alexander McCall Smith, this is a No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency mystery.

New Non-Fiction: “The Great Disappearance” by David Jeremiah, “Blood Memory: the Tragic Decline and Improbable Resurrection of the American Buffalo” by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns, “Classic Cookies: 166 Favorite Recipes to Enjoy All Year” by Kate Woodson, and “Endgame: Inside the Royal Family and the Monarchy’s Fight for Survival” by Omid Scobie. 

New Audio Book: “The Ball at Versailles” by Danielle Steel. 

New Movies: “Asteroid City,” “No Hard Feelings,” and “PAW Patrol: All Paws on Deck.”Seasons Reading! 

Pam Metts, Director

Library Notes

Library Notes for December 21, 2023

Merry Christmas Everyone from the Library Ladies and the Board of Directors! 

“Maybe Christmas (he thought) doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more.” ~ The Grinch  

What’s Happening at the Library:   

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.   

Hoopla is here! You can check out E-Books, E-Audios, E-Comics, Movies & more online.  

Storytime with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30 starts back January 3rd

Book Club: January 19th 6:00-7:00 

Pam’s Pick this week is: “The Mystery Guest” by Nita Prose, this is a Maid novel. Molly Gray, Head Maid at the Regency Grand Hotel, finds the body of author J.D. Grimthorpe. The high-profile death threatens the hotel’s reputation. Molly knows that she alone hold the key to unlocking the killer’s true identity. 

New Fiction: “Uhtred’s Feast” by Bernard Cornwell, “Day” by Michael Cunningham, “The Mistress of Ashmore Castle” by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles, this is the third book in the Ashmore Castle series, “The Wishing Bridge” by Viola Shipman, “The Ball at Versailles” by Danielle Steel, “Iron Flame” by Rebecca Yarros, this is the second book in the Empyrean series, and “Out of Nowhere” by Sandra Brown, this book is in large print. 

New Christian Fiction: “A Winter by the Sea” by Julie Klassen, this is the second book in the On Devonshire Shores series. 

New Mystery: “Robert B. Parker’s Broken Trust” by Mike Lupica. 

New Biography: “Oath and Honor: a Memoir and a Warning” by Liz Cheney. 

New Non-Fiction: “Self-Publishing for Dummies” by Jason Rich, “Hearts of Darkness: Serial Killers, the Behavioral Science Unit, and My Life as a Woman FBI” by Jana Monroe, and “Artist’s Drawing Techniques.”  

New Audio Books: “Clive Cussler the Corsican Shadow” by Dirk Cussler. 

New Movies: “Gran Turismo,” and “Elmo’s Holiday Spectacular: the Nutcracker and Other Tales.” 

New TV Season: “Chicago Fire” season 2. 

Seasons Reading! 

Pam Metts, Director 

Library Notes

Library Notes for December 14, 2023 

“A book is a gift you can open again and again.” ~Garrison Keillor 

Pam‘s Pick this week is: “Santa & Company” by Fern Michaels, this is a charming Christmas read about four friends reuniting for the holidays. Amy, Frankie, Rachael and Nina find it’s the season for new beginnings when an unexpected turn of events leads them to confront their pasts. This will be a Christmas to remember.   

New Fiction: “Losing Spring” by V.C. Andrews, “The Christmas Wager” by Holly Cassidy, “Resurrection Walk” by Michael Connelly, “Unnatural Death” by Patricia Cornwell, “The Watchmaker’s Hand” by Jeffery Deaver, “The Christmas Café” by Eliza Evans, “Calico” by Lee Goldberg, “Never Wager with a Wallflower” by Virginia Heath, this is the third book in the Merriwell Sisters series, “Betrayal” by Phillip Margolin, “My Darling Girl” by Jennifer McMahon, “Alex Cross Must Die” by James Patterson, “Testament” by Wilbur Smith, and “The Twelve Dogs of Christmas” by Susan Wiggs. 

New Christian Fiction: “The Long March Home: a World War II Novel of the Pacific” by Marcus Brotherton, “Christmas Every Day” by Linda Byler, “Just Once” by Karen Kingsbury, and “The Amish Matchmakers” by Beth Wiseman. 

New Mysteries: “Bulletproof Barista” by Cleo Coyle, this is a Coffeehouse Mystery, and “Christmas Mittens Murder” by Lee Hollis, Lynn Cahoon & Maddie Day. 

New Biography: “If You Would Have Told Me” by John Stamos. 

New Non-Fiction: “How to Know a Person” by David Brooks, “Stronger Than Infertility: the Essential Guide to Navigating Every Step of Your Journey” by Heather Hubman, “Energy Follows Though: the Stories Behind My Songs” by Willie Nelson, “Ghosts of Honolulu: a Japanese Spy, a Japanese American Spy Hunter, and the Untold Story of Pearl Harbor” by Mark Harman, “The Sisterhood: the Secret History of Women at the CIA” by Liza Mundy, “Fast Like a Girl: a Woman’s Guide to Using the Healing Power of Fasting and Burn Fat, Boost Energy, and Balance Hormones” by Mindy Pelz, “Christmas From the Heart” by Better Homes and Gardens, and “Emperor of Rome” by Mary Beard.  

New Audio Books: “The Secret” by Lee Child, “Second Act” by Danielle Steel, “12 Months to Live” by James Patterson, and “Just Once” by Karen Kingsbury. 

New Movies: “Next Stop Christmas,” “Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas,” “Scooby-Doo! And Krypto, Too!: Original Movie,” “Oppenheimer,” and “The Mistletoe Secret.” 

New TV Season: “Charlie’s Angels” season 2, and “George & Tammy” (miniseries.) 

Happy Christmas Reading! 

Pam Metts, Director