Check It Out By Anne Marshall 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 Sept. 12 are:
AUDIO BOOK: The Johnstown Flood, by David McCullough.
BUSINESS: Over Promise and Over Deliver, by Rick Barrera.
FICTION: The Forest Lover, by Susan Vreeland.
GOOD NEWS: Four Tenths of an Acre, by Laurie Lisle.
HORROR: The Abandoned, by Douglas Clegg.
MYSTERY: Indelible, by Karin Slaughter.
NON-FICTION: The Elements of Mentoring, by W. Brad Johnson and Charles R. Ridley.
PRE-PUB: Check Web site for selection.
ROMANCE: Killer Curves, by Roxanne St. Claire.
SCIENCE FICTION: Perchance to Dream, by Michael A. Stackpole.
TEEN: Margaux with an X, by Ron Koertge.
Discover Your Library � 2005
The fall Story Time Program is open to all children ages one through six. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information, please stop by the library or call us at 677-7060.
One Book South Dakota 2005 presents a book discussion of The Work of Wolves, by Kent Meyers. This year's nomination will be discussed on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the library. The program will be lead by Jamie Sullivan from Mount Marty College in Yankton. Anyone interested may register and borrow a copy of this book from the library.
The VPL Book Club will meet again on Thursday, Sept. 22. This month's selection is the national bestseller, Great Plains, by Ian Frazier. With a unique blend of intrepid adventure, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Frazier takes his readers on a journey through the vast and myth-inspiring Great Plains of North America. It is truly an expedition that reveals the heart of the American West.
Celebrate Banned Books Week Sept. 24-30. Our freedom to read promotion has been an annual event since 1982. Special programs include a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Party on Monday, Sept. 26 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Join us for some "Wonka-style" treats and other Roald Dahl fun.
On Sunday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. a young adult book discussion and a movie are planned to be held in the Community Room.