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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 • Posted February 20, 2013

I’m so excited about our new program beginning on March 5 in partnership with the Friends of the Library. We have volunteers who will teach an evening conversational English course. We still have room for a few more students, so if you need this twelve-week course, or if you want to teach, don’t be shy, call 347-5446 to register!


Here Comes the Boom

Downton Abbey Season 3

Poirot: The Movie Collection Set 1

Vera Season 1

Vera Season 2

True Grit

Alex Cross


Midsommer Murders Set 1

Midsommer Murders Set2

As Time Goes By Seasons 1-9


The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin (F BEN)

Wild by Cheryl Strayed (F STR)


The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay (823 MAC)


La telaraña de Carlota vi E .White (S JF WHI)

“Estas son las palabras que encuentran en la telaraña de Carlota, en lo alto del establo. Su telaraña expresa lo que ella siente por un cerdito llamado Wilbur, así como los sentimientos de una niña llamada Fern. . .quien también quiere a Wilbur.”

En el tiempo de las Mariposas vi Julia Alvarez (S F ALV)

“Ellas eran las cuatro hermanas Mirabal—símbolos de una esperanza desafiante en un país ensombrecido por la dictadura y la desesperación. Sacrificaron sus vidas, seguras, y confortables, en nombre de la libertad.”

Cincuenta sombras más oscuras vi E. L. James (S F JAM Gre.2)

“Intimidada por las peculiares practicas eróticas y los oscuros secretos del atractivo y atormentado empresario Christian Grey, la joven Anastasia Steele decide romper con él y embarcarse en una nueva carrera profesional en una editorial de Seattle.”

Jr. Fiction/Young Adult:

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (JF CRE)

Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers by Dav Pilkey (JF PIL Cap.10)

The Great Unexpected by Sharon Creech (JF CRE)

Waking Storms by Sarah Porter (YA POR Lv.2)

Burned by Sara Shepard (YA SHE Pre.12)


Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel (F STE)

“Two couples, four decades apart. One believes that if lovers die, they find each other again in another life. Or perhaps they wind up as stars side by side. Who knows what really happens?”

Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons (F GIB)

“The huge delight in this novel is the way Flora approaches an eternal and universal difference of temperament: as a brisk, cheerful person, she discovers a whole farmful of people wallowing, self-thwarted, in chronic misery and simply makes them stop it.”

The Lost Art of Mixing by Erica Bauermeister (F BAU)

“Lillian and her restaurant have a way of bringing people together. Their lives collide and mix, creating a family that is chosen, not given. This sequel to The School of Essential Ingredients is a captivating meditation on the power of love, food, and companionship.”

City of Whispers by Marcia Muller (F MUL M)

“PI Sharon McCone receives an email from her emotionally disturbed half-brother. She replies but gets no response. She discovers that he sent his message from an Internet café in San Francisco, a city he’s never been to before. Sharon begins a search for him throughout the city.”

The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler (F RIC)

“An intriguing tale of historical fiction that will transport you from Montreal to war-torn Europe and back again for a satisfying resolution of one family’s haunting secrets.”

Touch & Go by Lisa Gardner (F GAR)

“This is my family: vanished without a trace. This is what I know: Pain has a flavor. This is what I fear: The worst is yet to come. This is the truth: love, safety, family. . .it’s all tough and go.”

Wild Horses by Linda Byler (F BYL Sad.1)

“When Sadie Miller moved from Ohio to Montana with her family, she had to leave her beloved horse. Still, she likes her job at Aspen East Ranch serving the ranch hands. Then Ezra appears, the man who fully intends to marry her. But does she love him back?”

Wish You Were Here by Graham Swift (F SWI)

“On an autumn day in 2006, Jack Luxton receives the news that his brother, not seen for years, has been killed in combat in Iraq. For Jack and his wife, this will have unexpected, far-reaching effects as Jack journeys to receive his brother’s remains and confronts his most secret, troubling memories.”

The Coldest Night by Robert Olmstead (F OLM)

“Henry Childs is just seventeen when he falls into a love affair so intense it nearly consumes him. But Mercy’s family disapproves, and the two young lovers flee to New Orleans.”

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