· Be sure to visit the library booth at the Hamilton Farmer’s Market on May 14. We will be surveying the general public and would love to hear from you! Surveys will also be passed out from 11-3 at Kmart and Super One on the same day.
· The “Brown Bag It!” book discussion group meets from 12-1 on Thursday, May 26 to discuss “Homer and Langley” a novel by E.L. Doctorow. The “Brown Bag It!” book group is free and open to the public. Books may be put on hold at the library ahead of time.
· Preschool Story Time continues on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 in the Children’s Area of the library. On May 4 Youth Services Librarian, Sally Blevins, presents “It’s a Circus in Here!” May 11 brings us “Welcome to Fairyland” with storyteller Star Jameson. On May 18 “It’s Alpaca Time” with Charlene Hakes (wear warm clothes for a special outdoor story time). Laura Craig takes us out of May with “That’s What It’s All About!” on May 25.
· Toddler Story Time takes place every Friday morning at 10:30 and lasts for approximately 45 minutes. Toddler Story Time is designed for babies through children 3 years of age and takes place in the meeting room of the library.
· The Fellowship Club meets on Thursday, May 12 from 6-8:30 in the meeting room of the library to discuss “Wisdom of the Ages: a modern master brings eternal truths into everyday life,” by Wayne Dyer. For more information, contact Joseph at the library.
· The Family Summer Reading program starts on June 6. Be sure to pick up your reading logs to enter for prizes throughout the summer. For more information on library activities, call 363-1670 or come to the library for a tangible program flier.
Some of our new titles are as follow, and others may be found on the New Book link on our on-line catalog (www.bitterrootpubliclibary.org):
NEW NON FICTION
The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals, by Gail Damerow
Strange New Worlds: the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system, by Ray Jayawardhana
The Ten Things to Do When Your Life Falls Apart: an emotional and spiritual handbook, by Daphne Kingma
The Winter of our Disconnect: how three totally wired teenagers (and a mother who slept with her iPhone) pulled the plug on their technology and lived to tell the tale, by Susan Maushart
Johnny Appleseed: the man, the myth, the American story, by Howard Means
Be Different: adventures of a free-range Aspergian with practical advice for Aspergians, misfits, families and teachers, by John Robison
Join the Club: how peer pressure can transform the world, by Tina Rosenberg
The Mind’s Eye, by Oliver Sacks
The Good Among the Great: 19 traits of the most admirable, creative, and joyous people, by Donald Van De Mark
Beating Melanoma: a five-step survival guide, by Steven Wang
Fall from Grace, by Wayne Arthurson
Minding Ben, by Victoria Brown
Looking for the King: an Inklings novel, by David Downing
The Mountains Bow Down, by Sibella Giorello
The Shimmering Blond Sister, by David Handler
Crossing Oceans, by Gina Holmes
The Bards of Bone Plain, by Patricia McKillip
The Tragedy of Arthur, by Arthur Phillips
Instruments of Darkness, by Imogen Robertson
The Anatomy of Ghosts, by Andrew Taylor