Library News January 14, 2022

The Board of Trustees of the Heart of America Library will hold their next meeting on Monday, January 17 at 9 AM in the East Room at the Library.  This will be the annual meeting of the Heart of America Library.

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

More Large Print titles are arriving thanks to the North Dakota State Library Vision Grant that we received in November.  New titles in Large Print are: 

“A Man of Honor” by Barbara Taylor Bradford, “Hidden Treasures” by Michelle Adams, “The Dark Hours” by Michael Connelly, “The Bounty” by Janet Evanovich, “Pack Up the Moon” by Kristin Higgins, “High Stakes” by Iris Johansen, “A Matter of Life and Death” by Phillip Margolin, “The Renegade Gun” by Ray Hogan, and “To the River’s End” by William W. Johnstone.

New titles in Junior Fiction include “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: A Big Shot” by Jeff Kinney, “Adventures with Waffles” by Maria Parr, and the first four books of the “Keeper of the Lost Cities” series by Shannon Messenger.

The next Story Hour will be Friday, January 28, from 10:15 – 11:15 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!

Book club will be held Tuesday, February 1 at 10:00 am. The title is “The Book of Lost Names” by Kristin 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.

Thank you to the following for their memorials and donations received in December:

In Memory of Darryl Blessum of Oklahoma by Orvin & Bev Blekeberg

In Memory of Alyce Rasmusson by Peg Stadum; Dianne Tuff & Family

In Memory of Jerry & Susan Tuchscherer by Steve & Gertrude Tuchscherer

Christmas Donation by Judy Moen

Christmas Donation in honor of Peg Stadum from Beverly Stadum, Norway

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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