Starting today, RecordedBooks has combined their magazine collection and audiobook collections together under their RBDigtal app to provide better accessibility.
Aug 01 2019
With new books arriving on our shelves almost daily, sometimes it is hard to decide on a book to read. Here’s a list of the top 10 titles that have been circulating out of our New Books section over the past few months.
The 18th abduction by James Patterson.
Never Tell by Lisa Gardner.
Cemetery Road by Greg Iles.
Mending Fences by Suzanne Woods Fisher.
His Promise: an Amish Christmas in Hart County by Shelley Shepard Gray.
The Forgiving Jar by Wanda E. Brunstetter.
Return to Whispering Pines by Scarlett Dunn.
All Things Hidden by Tracie Peterson.
The Sisters by Rosalind Noonan.
The Chef by James Patterson.
Feb 14 2019
Librarians have promoted the virtues of reading since the dawn of libraries, but researchers have been studying literacy skills developed from other sources than just books. Many modern video games require the player to read large blocks of text to advance the storyline of the game, and researchers are finding that these reading requirements translate over to real reading skills. For more on this research, check out the article at Perspectives In Reading.
Literacy through gaming
Dec 11 2018
We will be hosting a free book giveaway in the Community Room on December 18th and 19th. Drop in and restock your library with some new titles, or find a gift to give the reader in your life for Christmas. Lots of books for readers young and old!
Dec 06 2018
Santa Claus is dropping by the library on December 13th for free pictures from 5-8pm. Use your own camera to take pictures or allow local photographer Kevin Hays to take them for you. Pictures will be posted to an album on our Facebook page where you can grab them to download and print out.
Sep 18 2018
Great news! On September 19th and 20th, the library will have a free book giveaway in our Community Room downstairs. Tons to pick from!
Made possible by a generous donation from the Christian Appalachian Project.
Jul 30 2018
When you happen across a new word, sometimes you can guess what it means just by the way that it sounds. Other words are far trickier and unusual.
Jul 26 2018
The theme for this Friday’s toddler story time is “How to be a Good Dog”. Join Miss Betty in the Children’s Library at 10am for a morning of stories and fun!
Jul 26 2018
Local author Deloris Pace will be at the library on July 30th from 12pm-3pm to sign her new book Forged Hearts.
Jul 25 2018
We’ll start setting up in Bill Woods Park Friday night at about 8pm with the movie starting at 9pm or as soon as it’s dark enough. Enjoy a free outdoor movie under the stars.