Check It Out By Anne Marshall New Adult Non-Fiction
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Step up for a walk down the midway of a truly American icon, the state fair. Reminisce in this illustrated look at the most prominent event of the summer, as it takes the reader back to the fairs of the first half of the 20th century. The American State Fair, by Derek Nelson, was donated to the library by CorTrust Bank in memory of Herbert Christopherson.
Join the Corps of Discovery through a calendar-like format starting on May 14, 1804 to completion on September 26, 1806. Day-By-Day With the Lewis & Clark Expedition, compiled by Barbara Fifer, is sprinkled with quotations from the men's journals and illustrated to show what they witnessed as they journeyed across mostly unexplored territory.
On the golden anniversary of what Sports Illustrated named the 20th century's greatest sporting achievement comes a stirring account of the three-way race that proved nothing was impossible. The Perfect Mile, by Neal Bascomb, is the story of John Landy, Roger Bannister, and Wes Santee, who set out to run the mile in four minutes.
A CNN/USA Today Poll revealed that 68 percent of Americans believed other bombing conspirators were responsible for the massacre in Oklahoma City. The Third Terrorist, by award-winning investigative reporter Jayna Davis, tells of her personal journey leading from the smoking rubble of the Murrah Federal Building to the sleazy haunts of a mysterious Middle Eastern suspect, who the Justice Department was at first desperate to find and then insisted never existed.
DearReader.com Book Club
The DearReader.com Book Club offers many selections to Internet patrons. Each book will run five days (Monday- Friday), with a new book starting on Monday and some of the genre offer selections every other week. Check out this service by registering at the library's Web site, and clicking on the book club icon. Online patrons can find the club through www.supportlibrary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596.
The following selections for the week of Jan. 17 are:
Audio Book: Skinny Dip, by Carl Hiaasen.
Business: Killer Customers, by Larry Selden and Geoffrey Colvin.
Fiction: Sullivan's Island, by Dorothea Benton Frank.
Good News: Coffee Rings, by Yvonne Lehman.
Horror: Hallows Eve, by Al Sarrentonio.
Mystery: Cold Case Squad, by Edna Buchman.
Non-fiction: Funny Cide, by The Funny Cide Team with Sally Jenkins.
Pre-pub: The Wisdom Paradox, by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D.
Romance: Suddenly Sexy, by Linda Francis Lee.
Science Fiction: Absolution Gap, by Alastair Reynolds.
Teen: Fish, by L.S. Matthews.
Discover Your Library � 2005
The Vermillion Public Library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17 in honor of Martin Luther King Day. This is a legal holiday. Books and other materials may be returned to the Book and A/V drops located on the south side of the library building. The library will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m.
The spring session of Story Time begins the week of Jan. 18. Preschool Story Time is open to all children ages 3-5 years. Toddler Story Time is open to all children ages 1-3 years. There are no charges for this program. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information, please call the library at 677-7060.
The Vermillion Book Club will hold the next meeting on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library. January's book selection is The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd. This novel, set in the American South during the 1960s, is a powerful coming-of-age story proving the ability of love to transform our lives, and the often unacknowledged longing for the universal feminine divine.