NEW BOOKS

FICTION

The Girls of Mischief Bay - Susan Mallery
The Traitor's Wife - Allison Pataki
Memory Man - David Baldacci
The Fair Fight - Anna Freeman
The Dream Lover - Elizabeth Berg

NON FICTION

The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man who Killed John Wilkes Booth - Scott Martelle
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania - Erik Larson
Around the World in 50 Years: my Adventure to Every Country on Earth - Albert Podell
Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own - Kate Bolick
Natural Prophets: From health Foods to Whole Foods-How the Pioneers of the Industry changed the Way we Eat and reshaped American Business- Joe Dobrow

CHILDREN NON FICTION

Crochet for Kids - Franziska Heidenreich
How to Crochet - Alison McNicol
My First Knitting Book - Alison McNicol
Kids Knit! - Sarah Bradberry

Garden of the Month

Join University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener's as we explore the different types of gardens. Participants will learn all about four season gardening, using native plants, creating a natural fairy garden, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds, shade gardening and historic gardens.

Mt. Carroll Township Public Library
208 N. Main St.
Second Thursday
5-6:30 pm
$5 each or all sessions for $20

May 14 - Non-Stop Gardening
June 11 - Low-Maintenance Plants
July 9 - Butterfly/Hummingbird
Aug 13 - Shade Gardening
Sept 10 - Natural Fairy Gardens
Oct 8 - Historic Gardens

Advanced registration is needed one week prior to the program.
Register online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/clw or by calling
Carroll County Office at 815.244.9444

NEW BOOKS

ADULT FICTION

Hausfrau - Jill Alexander Essbaum
The Bookseller - Cynthia Swanson
At the Water's Edge - Sara Gruen
The Siege Winter - Samantha Norman
Epitaph: A Novel of The O.K. Corral - Mary Doria Russell
A Slant of Light - Jeffrey Lent

ADULT NON FICTION

Homemade for Sale: How to Set Up and Market a Food Business From your Home Kitchen - Lisa Kivirist
A History of the Amish - Stephen M. Nolt
On the Backroad to Heaven: Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren - Donald B. Kraybill
A Wasp Among Eagles: A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II - An B. Carl
Feral Cities: Adventures with Animals in the Urban jungle - Tristan Donovan
A Message From Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance Today - Mark Avery

YOUNG ADULT

Relationship Skills 101 for Teens: Your Guide to Dealing with Daily Drama, Stress & difficult Emotions Using DBT - Sheri Van Dijk
The Mindful Teen: Powerful Skills to Help you Handle Stress One Moment at a Time - Dzung X. Vo, MD, Faap

Come Check Out Your Library During National Library Week April 12 - 18, 2015

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries - school, public, academic and special - participate.

NEWS FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

Throughout the entire month of April there will be used books and memorabilia at discount prices!

All children’s books will be sold for a dime, paperbacks for a quarter, current hardcovers for $3.00 and vintage albums for $1.00! There will also be bags of books for $1.00 and boxes with FREE books!

Book Sale! Bargains Galore!
Friday, April 24 from 9:30 to 5:30 Saturday, April 25, 8:00 to 1:00

Come to the library during the town-wide garage sale and find some excellent deals!

ARTWORK ON DISPLAY

Three Blind Slice
Works from
Jo Daviess Carroll Area Vocational Center
National Art Honor Society

This is a community exhibit created by student artists. NAHS members each drew a top, middle, and bottom section. Then the parts were mixed and matched to create new, interesting figures. AVC NAHS is a student organization geared toward artistic scholarship, aesthetic awareness, and community service.
The AVC NAHS is part of the national chapter.

Also on display are original art works by the members of the Palisades Art League.

NEW DVDS

FICTION

Snowpiercer
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
St. Vincent
The Judge
The Book of Eli
Foxcatcher
The Drop
Birdman
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

NON FICTION

War Dance
Finding Vivian Maier
The Firm Weight Loss System
Rodney Yee’s yoga for Your Week

NEW BOOKS!!

ADULT FICTION

The Magician's Lie - Greer Macallister
A Spool of Blue Thread - Anne Tyler
The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
Bel Canto - Ann Patchett
Lost & Found - Brooke Davis
The Decision - Wanda E. Brunstetter
The Martian - Andy Weir

ADULT NON FICTION

The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession - Dana Goldstein
American Ghost: A Family's Haunted past in the Desert Southwest - Hannah Nordhaus
Ghost Boy: The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body - Martin Pistorius
Girl in the Dark - Anna Lyndsey
Running and Walking for Women Over 40 - Kathrine Switzer
The Courage to Start: A Guide to Running for Your Life - John Bingham

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley - Shaun David Hutchinson
Anna and the French Kiss - Stephanie Perkins
I'll Give You the Sun - Jandy Nelson
The Impossible Knife of Memory - Laurie hales Anderson

LARGE PRINT FICTION

The Blossom Sisters - Fern Michaels
Safe Haven - Nicholas Sparks
The Choice - Nicholas Sparks

THE MT. CARROLL LIBRARY WALKERS!!

Do you have spring fever and are itching to get out of the house once the weather turns warm? Walking is a great form of exercise and walking with friends makes the time go so much faster.

Don’t feel that you have to be an “expert walker” to join this group. You can walk at your own pace and go as far as you like. Eventually, our goal is to walk in the 5k at Mayfest on Saturday May 23, 2015 (optional).
Starting on April 18, we will meet in front of the library every Saturday morning at 8 a.m.

Let spring put a spring in your step and step out with the Library Walkers! It’s free, healthy, fun, and easy!
Please call the library to sign up. 815-244-1751

BEGINNER FACEBOOK CLASS

The Mt.Carroll Public Library is offering a Facebook beginner's class on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The class will focus on creating and managing an account and to help people get acquainted with Facebook.

Please call the library with questions and to register 815.244.1751

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