FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY QUILT RAFFLE

"Winterberry" Tree Skirt & Matching Lap Quilt Raffle

Quilted tree skirt and lap quilt featuring winter greens, rich reds, creams and berry and pine branch prints. Pieced by Diane Manikowski and machine-quilted by Janet at Yellow Creek Quilt Designs.

Donation: $1.00 per ticket or 6 for $5.00

Drawing held Saturday, December 5, 2015, at Noon, at the Library.
Winner need not be present.
All proceeds will be used for the restoration of the Mount Carroll Township Public library

GENEROUS DONATIONS!

Thank You to our Generous Donators!

The Library received a new American flag that is proudly displayed on the Library Lawn.

Book Donations:

The Dress maker of Khair Khana - Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats - Jan-Philipp Sendker
The Wednesday Letters - Jason F. Wright
The Divining Bell and the Butterfly - Jean-Dominique Bauby
Mutant Message Down Under - Marlo Morgan
Founding Brothers - Joseph J. Ellis
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt - Beth Hoffman
Woodbrook - David Thomson

THANK YOU, FRIENDS OF THE MT. CARROLL LIBRARY!

We are grateful to the Friends of the Mount Carroll Library for their generous donation of 5 card tables and matching chairs. Since attendance at library programming is quickly expanding, these tables and chairs will accommodate our growing numbers, especially for Euchre and LEGO clubs.
The Friends have been continually generous in fulfilling the Library’s wish list, and it is a pleasure to work with this dedicated group.
Thank you again, Friends; the Library and patrons greatly appreciate it!

NEW BOOKS AND DVDS!!

NEW FICTION
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms – George Martin
The Killing Lessons-Saul Black
House of Thieves-Charles Belfoure
My Brilliant Friend-Elena Ferrante
The Last Pilot-Benjamin Johncock
Infinite Home-Kathleen Alcott
Gold Fame Citrus-Claire Vaye Watkins
The Hummingbird’s Cage-Tamara Dietrich
The Story of Land and Sea-Katy Simpson Smith
Come Rain or Come Shine-Jan Karon
All the Stars in the heavens-Adriana Trigiani
Mycroft Holmes-Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
After You-Jojo Moyes
Saturn Run-John Sandford

NEW NONFICTION
Where the Bodies Were Buried: Whitey Bulger and the World That Made Him-T.J. English
Intelligence in the Flesh: Why your Mind Needs Tour Body Much More than it Thinks-Guy Claxton
Sonic Wind: The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became the Fastest Man on Earth-Craig Ryan
The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife and the Missing Corpse-Piu Marie Eatwell
Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault that Changed a presidency-Bill O’Reilly
Younger Next year for Women: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy-Until You’re 80 and Beyond-Chris Crowley
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean-Susan Casey

NEW AUDIO BOOKS ON CD
The Martian-Andy Weir
A Short History of Nearly Everything-Bill Bryson
Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History-Erik Larson
Atlantic-Simon Winchester

NEW JUVENILE
Marvel’s The Avengers Encyclopedia-Matt Forbeck
Survivors Series –Erin Huner
The Stonekeeper’s Curse (Amulet #2) Kazu Kibuishi

NEW DVDS
Spy
A Murder in the Park
Life Inside Out
The Red Tent
John Denver: Country Boy
Outlander: Season One-Volume Two
Accused, Series 1 & 2

FALL FLAVORS!

A Demo/Cooking class featuring Stephanie Samuels - Pastry Chef, Instructor, & Consultant
Wednesday, October 28, at 6:30
Advance registration is required at the library. 815-244-1751
Cost $15
Class will be held at the Naaman Diehl Kitchen.
811 S. Clay, Mount Carroll

HALLOWEEN STORY HOUR AND CRAFT

Join us for a Halloween story and craft!
Saturday, October 24, at 11:00 am
Preschool-4th Grade

HEARTH COOKING

The Mount Carroll Township Public Library will be hosting an evening program filled with history and food. Join presenters from the Apple River Fort State Historic Site as they bring the past of life in the most savory ways. Learn how those on the 1830s frontier cooked their meals. Cooking implements such as Dutch ovens and the tin kitchen will be spotlighted during this program.

The Hearth Cooking program will begin at 7:00pm on Thursday, October 15th. This presentation is offered at no cost to the general public, although donations are most welcome. The Mount Carroll Township Public Library is located at 208 N. Main Street in Mount Carroll, Illinois. For more information please contact the library at (815) 244-1751.

NEW BOOKS

FICTION

The Photograph - Beverly Lewis
Dances with Wolves - Michael Blake
The Art of Crash Landing - Melissa DeCarlo
The Enterprise of Death - Jesse Bullington
Last Words - Michael Koryta
Girl Waits with Gun - Amy Stewart
The Gilded Hour - Sara Donati
The Unbearable Lightness of being - Milan Kundera
The Sound of Glass - Karen White

NON FICTION

Blood Will Out - Walter Kirn
A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie - Kathryn Harkup
The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan - Winston Churchill
Raising Kids to Thrive - Kenneth R. Ginsburg
Why Geology Matters - Doug MacDougall
I Will Teach you to be Rich - Ramit Sethi
The Story of the Earth - Robert M. Hazen
Prehistoric Life ; The Definitive visual History of Life on Earth

DVD

Citizenfour

YOUNG ADULT

Torn, Tangled, and Bound - Erica O'Rourke
The Hero and the Crown - Robin McKinley
Everything, Everything - Nicola Yoon

JUVENILE

Amulet - Kazu Kibuishi
Who Broke Lincoln's Thumb? - Ron Roy
Who Cloned the President? - Ron Roy
Rotten Ralph's Rotten Family - Jack Gantos
Stowaway! - Erin Soderberg
Waiting - Kevin Henkes
Rocks & Minerals - Steve Tomecek

NEW BOOKS

ADULT FICTION

Black Chalk - Christopher J. Yates
Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert A. Heinlein

NON FICTION

Space Odyssey: Voyaging Through the Cosmos - William Harwood
Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins - Susan Casey
The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt that Changed the Nation - Joe Urschel

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

The Duff - Kody Keplinger
Gregor the Overlander - Suzanne Collins
The Blue Sword - Robin McKinley

JUVENILE FICTION

Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast - Josh Funk
The Nine Lives of Rotten Ralph - Jack Gantos
Three Strikes for Rotten Ralph - Jack Gantos
Louise Trapeze is Totally 100% Fearless - Micol Ostow
The Princess in Black - Shannon Hale

NEW BOOKS

FICTION

Kitchens of the Great Midwest - J. Ryan Stradal
Hostage Taker - Stefanie Pintoff
Perfect Touch - Elizabeth Lowell
Eileen - Ottessa Moshfegh
Evergreen Falls - Kimberley Freeman
Silver Linings - Debbie Macomber
Circling the Sun - Paula McLain
We Never Asked for Wings - Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The Marriage of Opposites - Alice Hoffman
Two Across - Jeff Bartsch
The Secrets of Lake Road - Karen Katchur

NON FICTION

Laura Ingalls Wilder Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography
The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey - Rinker Buck
Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery - Henry Marsh
It's a Long Story: My Life - Willie Nelson

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