NEW BOOKS AND DVD'S

FICTION
The Forgotten Room-Lincoln child, Solitude Creek-Jeffery Deaver, The Stranger-Harlan Coben, Motive-Jonathan Kellerman, Death Stalks Door County-Patricia Skalka, The Dark Side of the Road-Simon R. Green, Second Street Station-Lawrence H. Levy, Paradise Sky-Joe R. Lansdale, Our Souls at Night-Kent Haruf

NONFICTION
The Loneliness Cure-Kory Floyd, Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security-Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Beyond: Our Future in Space-Chris Impey, Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago, Eric Klinenberg, Arming the Confederacy: How Virginia’s Minerals Forged the Rebel war Machine-Robert C. Whisonant, National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways & Byways, National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, Hiking Illinois: Featuring 107 Day Hikes

DVDS

Kingsman
Wild
Selma
Big Hero Six
Outlander Season 1

NEW DVD'S

This Is The End
Borat
One Hour Photo
The Manchurian Candidate
The Sixth Sense
Scary Movie 4
In Time
Elf
Spider Man 2
Burn After Reading
The Other Guys
Step Brothers

NEW BOOK DONATIONS

ADULT FICTION

Radiant Angel - Nelson DeMille
The Confession - Jon Grisham
A Man Without Breath - Philip Kerr

ADULT NONFICTION

American Wife: Live, War, Faith, and Renewal - Taya Kyle

CHILDREN FICTION

Pickin' Chicken - Neal Proud Deer
Serena Snowflake - Neal Proud Deer
Dead End in Norvelt - Jack Gantos
Little Green - Keith Baker
The Magic Rabbit - Richard Jesse Watson

SUMMER READING!! JUNE 8 - JULY 17, 2015

Summer Reading at the Mt. Carroll Township Public Library 2015 June 8-July 17
“Read to the Rhythm”
June 8 – July 17 Sign Up Summer Reading Program for Children & Adults – Includes Reading Log, Prizes, and Drawings!
The theme for summer reading is “Read to the Rhythm”. Each story hour will include a story, craft, and musical activity.
June 10, 10:00 am – Story Hour “Read to the Rhythm”
June 17, 10:00 am – Story Hour “Read to the Rhythm”
June 24, 10:00 am – Story Hour “Read to the Rhythm”
July 1, 10:00 am – Story Hour “Read to the Rhythm”
July 8, 10:00 am – Story Hour “Read to the Rhythm”
July 15, 10:00 am - Story Hour “Read to the Rhythm”
More Summer Programs!
June 16, 10:00 am – Seed, Soil, Sun: Earth’s Recipe for Food by the Carroll County Farm Bureau

July 13 – August 6: James and the Giant Peach – Read the book – See the movie – Attend the play. Children ages 8 and older

July 13- August 13: Big Fish – Read the book – See the movie – Attend the play.
This program is for adults

July 20, 10:00 am - EIEIO How Old MacDonald Got His Farm with a Little Help from a Hen by the Carroll County Farm Bureau
For more information about these activities, please contact the Mt. Carroll Township Public Library at 815.244.1751

NEW BOOKS

ADULT FICTION

The Book of Aron - Jim Shepard
Cross Roads - Wm. Paul Young
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce
Doll-Baby - Laura Lane McNeal
Hyacinth Girls - Lauren Frankel
Lila - Marilynne Robinson
House of Echoes - Brendan Duffy
A Good Killing - Allison Leotta
Natchez Burning - Greg Iles
The Liar - Nora Roberts
The Pocket Wife - Susan Crawford
The Witch of Painted Sorrows - M. J. Rose
Where all Light Tends to Go - David Joy
Delicious Foods - James Hannaham
Vanishing Girls - Lauren Oliver
Outlander - Diana Gabaldon

ADULT NONFICTION

The Picnic: Recipes and Inspiration from Basket to Blanket - Marnie Hanel
Life from Scratch: a Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness - Sasha Martin
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing - Marie Kondo
Year of the Dunk: A Modest Defiance of Gravity - Asher Price
Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed - Michelle Knight
Clear Body Clear Mind: The Effective purification Program - L. Ron Hubbard
The Day China Cried: A Witness to the June 4th Massacre - Daniel Nardini

JUVENILE FICTION

Wallie Exercises - Steve Ettinger

JUVENILE NONFICTION

The Busy Body Book: A Kid's Guide to Fitness - Lizzy Rockwell
Garden to Table: A Kid's Guide to Planting, Growing, and Preparing Food - Katherine Hengel
Kid's First Gardening - Jenny Hendy

NEW DVDS

Still Alice
American Sniper
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Rosewater
Call the Midwife: Season 4
The Babadook

Nonfiction

Alive Inside - The astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized and awakened by the simple act of listening to the music of their youth.

JUVENILE

Fizzy's Lunch Lab Fresh Foods 101 - Explores 10 nutritional topics including: whole grains, veggies, fruits, hydration, and more!

NEW!!

ADULT FICTION

The Hope we Seek by Rich Shapero
Footprints in the Sand by Mary Jane Clark

ADULT NON FICTION

How to stay de-junked forever: The Practical Guide to a Clutter-Free Home by Dawna Walter
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
The Residence: Inside the Private World of The White House by Kate Andersen Brower
Selected Readings on the Life and Work of Frances Ann Wood Shimer
Bistro Cooking by Patricia Wells
Millennial Manners by Adrienne Blue Wakefield St. George

CHILDREN'S NON FICTION

Ed Emberley's Great Thumbprint Drawing Book

DVD'S

The Homesman
Paddington
Temple Grandin

NON FICTION

Alone in the Wilderness & Alaska: Silence & Solitude - Bob Swerer Productions

FREE AUDIOBOOKS FOR YOUNG ADULTS!!

SYNC is a program that gives away two complete audiobook downloads — a current Young Adult title paired thematically with a Classic or Required Summer Reading title — each week to listeners ages 13+ while SYNC is in session each summer.

From May 7th - August 13th anyone who signs up can get two free audiobooks every week.

Here is the link to the website where you can sign-up:
http://www.audiobooksync.com/

The books can be downloaded on phones or other personal devices.

CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK MAY 4-10, 2015

The Mount Carroll Township Public Library has been awarded a grant from The Libri Foundation.
The Libri Foundation is a nationwide non-profit organization that donates new, quality children’s books to small, rural public libraries in the United States through its Books for Children Program.
The library received 82 new books valued at $1.401.43. These books cover a range of ages from infant to middle school. They include board books, picture books, chapter books; the nonfiction include biography, math, science, poetry, and current events. All titles have won awards or have been highly recommended by recognized authorities in the fields of education and library science.

In honor of Children’s Book Week (May 4-10) these wonderful new books will be on display and ready for check out!

NEW DVDS

FICTION

Interstellar
Unbroken
The Imitation Game
Birdman
Her
Foxcatcher
St. Vincent
Whiplash
Nightcrawler
Guardians of the Galaxy
Good Will Hunting
The Tale of Despereaux

Non-Fiction

Happy Valley: The Story Behind Penn State Scandal
The Dave Clark Five and Beyond
Chasing Shackleton
My Wild Affair: 4 Stories of Love & Dedication
Finding Vivian Maier
The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Knitting
How the Earth Was Made

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