Check It Out By Anne Marshall Adult Non-Fiction Collection
In the tradition of Under the Tuscan Sun, and A Year in Provence, here is Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson�s ode to his personal paradise and adopted home, New Zealand. While on vacation from their California home, Masson and his family fell in love with the beautiful sandy beaches of this exotic locale. Pick up Slipping into Paradise: Why I Live in New Zealand by the New York Times bestselling author of Dogs Never Lie About Love and The Pig Who Sang to the Moon.
Finding Manana is a multilayered memoir that documents a pivotal moment in U.S.-Cuban relations while telling the story of an immigrant�s journey from Castro�s Cuba to the United States in the early 1960�s. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, Mira Ojito, narrates as her family, along with 125,000 other Cubans, fled Cuba in a five-month-long exodus that became known as the Mariel boatlift.
In March of 1939, a young Wyoming desperado blazed on the scene like a meteor. As a result of his crime spree, seven men died including the desperado himself. Author Jerred Metz writes a saga of the west even in the 20th century in The Last Eleven Days of Earl Durand.
Park rangers have one of the tougher jobs our society has devised by coming up against all varieties of human unhappiness and against nature in all of her moods. Nature Noir: A Park Ranger�s Patrol in the Sierra is the original story of Jordan Fisher Smith�s 14 years as a park ranger on 48 miles of Sierra Nevada river canyons.
DearReader.com Book Club
The DearReader.com Book Club offers many selections to Internet patrons. Each book will run five days (Monday- Friday), each new book starting on Monday, with some of the genre offering 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 July 18 are:
AUDIO BOOK: Joy Comes in the Morning, by Jonathan Rosen.
BUSINESS: Career Comeback, by Bradley Richardson.
FICTION: Responsible Men, by Edward Schwarzschild.
GOOD NEWS: Submerged, by Alton Gansky.
HORROR: Phantom Nights, by John Farris.
MYSTERY: The Druperman Tapes, by John Goodger.
NON-FICTION: Alice Walker, by Evelyn C. White.
PRE-PUB: Scooter, by Mick Foley.
ROMANCE: A Loving Scoundrel, by Johanna Lindsey.
SCIENCE FICTION: Formidable Enemy, by Terry Bramlett.
TEEN: A Stone in My Hand, by Cathryn Clinton.
Discover Your Library � 2005
July is a busy month at the Vermillion Public Library. Join us to celebrate the �Dragons, Dreams, and Daring Deeds� Summer Reading Program with a magic show by David Lloyd on Monday, July 18, at 1 p.m. Show your creativity on Tuesday, July 12 by making craft projects and participating in art activities. Wednesday is movie day with a children�s film to be shown from 1 to 3 p.m. and young adult films scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. All are invited for the Reading Round Table on Thursdays, from 1 to 5 p.m. Share what you have been reading and earn and incentive prize every week.
July is Harry Potter Month. Celebrate the release of J. K. Rowling�s sixth book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. See Rowling�s characters come to life starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. Then, join us for a special gathering in honor of Harry�s birthday at the Harry Potter Party, on Monday, July 25, starting at 2:30 p.m. in the Community Room. The activities include making your own wand, creating potions, and much more!
The Friends of the Vermillion Public Library will be holding their annual Used Book Sale on July 28-30. The sale will be held in the Community Room from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Support your library and stop by for some great deals and special treasures.
Do you have an e-mail address? The Vermillion Public Library is encouraging patrons to share their e-mail addresses to enable the library staff better communication with you. Current information, activities, and overdue announcements could then be sent directly to our patrons. Stop by or call the library to sign up for this service at 677-7060.