The DearReader.com Book Club offers many selections to Internet patrons.�Each book runs for five days, Monday through Friday. Some genre only offer selections every other week.�Check out this service by registering at the library's Web site, http://vpl.sdln.net and clicking on the book club icon.�Online patrons can find the club at www.supportlibrary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596.
The following are selections for the week of Oct. 10:
AUDIO BOOK:� Joe DiMaggio, by Richard Ben Cramer.
BUSINESS: Then We Set His Hair on Fire, by Susan M. Drake and others.
FICTION:�Baker Towers, by Jennifer Haigh.
GOOD NEWS: A Bride Most Begrudging, by Deeane Gist.
HORROR:�Unspeakable, by Graham Masterton.
MYSTERY:�By a Spider's Thread, by Laura Lippman.
NON-FICTION:�Our Mothers' War, by Emily Yellin.
PRE-PUB:�Please check the Web site for the selection.
ROMANCE: Soul Magic, by Karen Whiddon.
SCIENCE FICTION: Cusp, by Robert A. Metzger.
TEEN:�24 Girls in 7 Days, by Alex Bradley.
Discover Your Library � 2005
The Vermillion Public Library will be open during the Dakota Day parade on Saturday morning, Oct. 8. The library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10 in observance of Native American Day, a legal holiday, and will reopen for patrons on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. Materials may be dropped off in the book and A/V collectors on the south side of the building. Please note that there will be no Story Time for Monday, Oct. 10 and Monday, Oct. 31.
Celebrate Teen Read Week 2005 Oct. 16-23, with the theme of 3GET REAL @ YOUR LIBRARY2. Choose a realistic novel to read and then talk about it during a special presentation of a movie based on a classic young adult novel on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 2 to 5 p.m.�If you need some suggestions, please stop by the library to view the display of young adult non-fiction and realistic fiction books
Stop in to cheer 55 years of Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang with a Great Pumpkin Party on Monday afternoon, Oct. 24, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. This party is open to children in kindergarten through fifth grade. We will be making glass pumpkin candle votives, have treats, and see if Charlie Brown and Linus actually meet the Great Pumpkin.
The Vermillion Public Library Book Club will meet on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Community Room.� The October book for discussion is The Good Earth, by Nobel Prize Winner Pearl S. Buck. This classic is the story of a Chinese farmer's rise from poverty to wealth and the impact it has on his family.
Learn the skills for researching and recording your family history.�There will be a beginning genealogy class on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the library.�A $2 fee will be collected on the day of class to cover the cost of materials. Please contact the library for a reservation, as seating is limited.