More New Titles!


Redshirts - John Scalzi
Priests of Mars - Graham McNeill


Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health - Laurie Garrett
Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage - - Cherry Hill
Horse Health & Nutrition for Dummies - Audrey Pavia
Stable Smarts - Heather Smith Thomas
The Secret language of horses - Heather Dunphy

"Winterberry Quilt Raffle"

The New Quilt is in!!

The Friends of the Mt. Carroll Twp. Public Library are raffling off their annual quilt.

"Winterberry" is a full sized quilt in vibrant greens, rich reds, winter whites and winterberry prints. Donated and pieced by Diane Manikowski and machine quilted by Jill Schaulis of Yellow Creek Quilt Designs.

Drawing held Sat., Dec. 6, 2014, at noon at the library.

Winner need not be present.

TICKETS: $1.00 or 6 for $5.00

All proceeds will be used for the restoration of the Mt. Carroll Twp. Public Library.

New Titles from Generous Book Donors!


Life Support - Tess Gerritsen
The Edge- Catherine Coulter
All Night Long _Jayne AnnKrenz
Lawman - Diana Palmer
Shades of Fortune - Stephen Birmingham
The River Knows - Amanda Quick
Mistaken Identity - Lisa Scottoline
The Last Lover - Laura Van Wormer
Mercy - Julie Garwood
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
Moby Dick - Herman Melville
Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens


The Sugar Queen - Sarah Addison Allen
Shattered Silence - Margaret Daley
Scorned Justice - Margaret Daley


The House of the Scorpion - Nancy Farmer
The Battle for Skandia - John Flanagan
The Icebound Land - John Flanagan


Ernest Shackleton: A Life of Antarctic Exploration - Paul P. Sipiera
The Dragonfly Effect - Jennifer Aaker
The Insanity File - Mark E. Neely, Jr.
Cisco Networking for Dummies
Networking for Dummies
Managing America's Cities - Roger L. Kemp
UnMarketing - Scott Stratten
Engage! - Brian Solis
Tough Choices - Carly Fiorina
Dealing With Darwin - Geoffrey A. Moore
God is in the Small Stuff - Bruce Bickel
Medical Myths That Can Kill You - Nancy L. Snyderman
The Belly Off Diet - Jeff Csatari
Reader's Digest Reverse Diabetes
You May Not Like It, But You're a Lot Like Me - Charles J. Sauber
World Class It - Peter A. High
Leadership is Dead - Jeremie Kubicek
Simplified Strategic Planning - Robert W. Bradford
Balanced Scorecards & Operational Dashboards - Ron Person


Ptolemy's Gate - Jonathan Stroud
The Golem's Eye - Jonathan Stroud
Dragon Rider - Cornelia Funke
The Akhenaten Adventure - P.B. Kerr
The Sea of Trolls - Nancy Farmer
The Angel's Command - Brian Jacques
The Upstairs Room - Johanna Reiss
Bud, Not Buddy - Christopher Paul Curtis
The Other Side of Truth - Beverley Naidoo
Fire Star - Chris D'Lacey
The Fire Within - Chris D'Lacey
Stealing Freedom - Elisa Carbone
The Arctic Incident - Eoin Colfer
North - Donna Jo Napoli

Tot Time

Come join us for Tot Time!
Story time and craft.
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am

Knitting Club at the Library!

Join the Knitting Club!

Starting in September we will meet every third Thursday from 6 to 7. Bring what you are working on and enjoy the company of fellow knitters! Free of charge.

New Titles for September!


The Girl You Left Behind - JoJo Moyes
A Perfect Life - Danielle Steel
Hidden - Catherine McKenzie
Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty
An Italian Wife - Ann Hood


The Selection Series - Kiera Cass

The Selection
The Elite
The One


I'll Drink to That - Betty Halbreich


The Day the Crayons Quit - Drew Daywalt


God's Not Dead
Son of God
The Lego Movie

School Has Started! New Childrens Books Are In!


National Geographic Pre-Reader

Jump, Pup!
Go, Cub!
Hop, Bunny!
Hang on, Monkey!
Swing, Sloth!
Swim Fish!

Marvel and Superheros

This is Captain America
This is Thor
The Kree-Skrull War
Reptile Rumble
Catch Catwoman
I am Flash
Batman versus The Riddler


The Official Movie Handbook
Perfect Pets
Awesome Adventures
Calling all Master Builders

The Berenstain Bears
Gone Fishin' and Lemonade Stand

Disney Planes and Fire & Rescue
Dusty to the Rescue
Brave Firefighters

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Pizza Party
Mikey's Monster

Jet Plane How it Works
The Really Rotten Princess and the Cupcake Catastrophe
Pinkalicious The Royal Tea Party
Pinkalicious and the Perfect Present
Splat the Cat Makes Dad Glad
Pete the Cat A Pet for Pete
Pony Party
Charlie the Ranch Dog Charlie's New Friend
Charlie the Ranch Dog Charlie Goes to the Doctor
Olivia Goes to the Library
Mr. Peabody & Sherman Penny of the Pyramids


The Three Cabritos
Diggers Go


Who is Bill Gates?
Hurricane Katrina An Interactive Modern History Adventure
Dangerous Diseases Scary Illnesses That Frighten The World
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery
Shape-Shifting Animals
LeBron James
Colin Kaepernick
Fundamental Experiments Light
Diary of Carrie Berry A Confederate Girl

Just in ! Check out these new titles for August !


The Demon- Haunted World – Sagan
Body Intelligence – Abramson
I Know What You’re Thinking – Glass
The London Ritz Book of Afternoon Tea – Simpson
The Philosopher’s Diet – Watson
The Energy Edge – Smith
Consilience – Wilson
Dare to be 100 – Bortz
Creek Walk and other stories – Giles
The Social Animal – Brooks
Mini Pies – Parragon
Innocent Victims – Salloomi
The Mockingbird Next Door – Marja Mills
Eat to Beat Diabetes – Webb
Decorating Kid’s Rooms – Ryan
Circular Knitting Workshop –Radcliffe
The Gardening Year –Hattatt
Garden Decorating – Better Homes and Gardens
Rose Gardening – Better Homes and Gardens
Garden Projects – London
The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook – Fraser
A Fever in the Heart - Rule


The Broker
The Litigators - John Grisham
Bull River – Parker


The Devoted – Hull
Darcy & Elizabeth – Berdoll
A Trick of the Light – Penny
The Murder of King Tut – Patterson
Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas – Patterson
That Childhood Country – Purcell
Lost Lake – Allen
Tell Me Your Secret – Purcell
Fast Track – Garwood
The Talented Mr. Ripley – Highsmith
Gatsby’s Girl – Preston
The Vault – Rendell
Sula – Morrison
When the Killing’s Done – Boyle
West Fork – McKay


Ashen Winter , Sunrise - Mullin

Have Lunch with the Clinton Lumberkings!

Sponsored by ' The Friends of the Mt. Carroll Township Public Library'.

DATE: August 9, 2014
TIME: Noon - 2 pm
WHERE: Naaman Diehl Auditorium, Mt. Carroll, IL 61053

Shaw's Food will be selling: Brats, Hot Dogs, Chips and Pop.

Proceeds from the food sales will go to the Mt. Carroll Township Public Library Friends of the Library group. Donated in Jim Shaw's memory.

For more information contact: The Mt. Carroll Township Public Library or any Friends of the Library member.

New Titles at the Library June 2014


The Black Cat - Martha Grimes
Knight of Darkness - Kinley MacGregor
Faithful Place - Tana French
A Promise to Believe in - Tracie Peterson
A Love to Last Forever - Tracie Peterson
Cassidy - Lori Wick
Sabrina - Lori wick
Daybreak - Shelly Shepard Gray
Three Amish novellas An Amish Miracle - Beth Wiseman, Ruth Reid, & Mary Ellis

Large Print Fiction:

The Associate - John Grisham
The Rainmaker - John Grisham
The Street Lawyer - John Grisham

Non Fiction:

Orange is the new Black - Piper Kerman
The End of the Dream - Ann Rule
Generous Spirit: The Life of Mary Fry - Paul E. Fry

Young Adult Fiction:

Betrayed - P.C. Cast
Untamed - P.C. Cast
Hunted - P.C. Cast
Tempted - P.C. Cast
City of Bones - Cassandra Clare

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