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New York Times

Book Review

Non-Fiction Best Sellers

Driver #8, By Dale Earnhardt, Jr. with Jade Gurss. This is the account of the race car driver's rookie year on the NASCAR circuit.

John Adams, by David McCullough. A biography of the country's first vice president and second president.

One Nation, by the editors of Life Magazine. This book includes photographs and essays dealing with the events of September 11th.

The Universe in a Nutshell, by Stephen Hawking, A copiously illustrated book in which physicist Stephen Hawking explains the breakthroughs that have occurred since he wrote A Brief History in Time.

Theodore Rex, by Edmund Morris. This is a sequel to The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, describing Roosevelt's years in the White House, 1901-1909.

Spring & Summertime

Project Books

Outdoor buildings provide us with convenient and secure storage, shelter from the elements, and private places to work and play. Sheds, Gazebos, & Outbuildings, by Philip Schmidt contains eight projects with plans and instructions.

Accent and beautify your home with the textures, forms and seasonal colors of trees and shrubs. Susan Manson brings the reader easy to understand landscape planning for home gardens in Landscape Trees and Shrubs.

The garage can be a workshop, office, studio, laboratory, living space, soundstage, playroom, storage area or an ordinary parking spot. Garage: Reinventing the Place We Park, by Kira Obolensky highlights 52 garages in a collection of America's best.

The New Kitchen Garden by Anna Pavord, is a complete and practical guide to designing, planting, and cultivating a decorative and productive garden.

Co-authors Jerri Farris and Tim Himsel show the reader how to decorate a home using the magical shapes, colors, textures, scents, and traditions associated with gardens. A comprehensive and informative book, Garden Style includes step-by-step directions for nearly two dozen of their favorite projects.

Library Information

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The Vermillion Public Library will be closed on Sunday, March 31 in observance of Easter. We will open again at 10 a.m. Monday, April 1.

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