Library News January 7, 2022

Story hour will be Friday, January 14 and Friday, January 28.  Start time is 10:15 am.  If you have children five years of age or younger, they are welcome to attend. Children 3 or under must be attended by an adult. We have a wonderful group of story hour leaders that always have fun activities planned!  Thank you to The Literacy Committee and volunteers!

New in Large Print Fiction is “Fury at Three Forks,” a western by D.B. Newton.  The book description reads “Will Clayborn never thought he’d ever be going back to the Anvil Ranch at Three Forks. Old Riley Adams, who owned the Anvil, had taken him in and treated him like a son. But then Riley had taken it into his head to run Will off his ranch for some cattle rustling he hadn’t done. When Will heard that Riley Adams was dying, he came back to a town that hated and feared him.”

New in Fiction is “Oh, Beautiful” by Jung Yun. Author Jung Yun was born in South Korea, but grew up in Fargo. The setting for this book is the Bakken oil area in western North Dakota. The description says “With spare and graceful prose, Jung Yun’s O Beautiful presents an immersive portrait of a community rife with tensions and competing interests, and one woman’s attempts to reconcile her anger with her love of a beautiful, but troubled land.”

We are having a book sale! It starts Monday, January 17 and goes through Saturday, January 22 during regular library hours.  DVDs are 25 cents, paperbacks are 50 cents, hardcovers for $1.00, or fill a bag for $5.00 (we provide the bag).

The Board of Trustees of the Heart of America Library will hold their next meeting on Monday, January 10 at 9 AM in the West Room at the Library.  This will be the annual meeting of the Heart of America Library.

Book club will be held Tuesday, February 1 at 10:00 am. The book is “The Book of Lost Names” by Kristen Harmel.  Inspired by an astonishing true story from World War II, a young woman with a talent for forgery helps hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis in this historical novel from the #1 international bestselling author of The Winemaker’s Wife.  If you are interested, stop in and pick up a copy of the book.

The library has free wifi, 2 computers, a fax machine and a copy machine for public use.

Regular library hours are:

            10 am until 6 pm Monday through Thursday,

            10 am to 5 pm on Fridays and

            Saturdays from 10 am until 4 pm.

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