What is an American wedding? Across this country, American weddings are re-creating rituals that haven't kept pace with our culture. The New American Wedding: Ritual and Style in a Changing Culture, by Diane Meier Delany will inspire, empower, enlighten, inform, encourage, and motivate couples to find their own voice in ritual and celebration.
Golfing With God, by Roland Merullo, is the story of a journey, from heaven to Earth and back again. One morning Hank Fins-Winston is summoned to play a round of golf with God. It seems God is having some trouble with His (or Her) putting game and believes that Hank, who was a golf pro down on Earth, can help.
DearReader.com Book Club
Selections for the week of Jan. 2, 2006 are:
AUDIO BOOK: As Simple as Snow, by Gregory Galloway.
BUSINESS: Copy This!, by Paul Orfalea.
FICTION: Please Don't Come Back from the Moon, by Dean Bakopoulos.
GOOD NEWS: Endless Chain, by Emilie Richards.
HORROR: Come Out Tonight, by Richard Laymon.
MYSTERY: The Rule of Four, by Ian Caldwell.
NON-FICTION: The Last Season, by Phil Jackson.
PRE-PUB: Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, by Ayelet Waldman.
ROMANCE: Ships of Dreams, by Elaine LeClaire.
SCIENCE FICTION: A Brother's Price, by Wen Spencer.
TEEN: The Sacrifice, by Diane Matcheck.
Discover Your Library � 2005
The Vermillion Public Library Book Club's next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. The new book for discussion will be The Serpent's Trail by Sue Henry. Book Club copies of this mystery can be obtained at the library.
The library will be closed Jan. 1 and 2. We will reopen during the regular patron hours on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Materials may be returned to the book drop or the A/V drop located on the south side of the library building.
The winter/spring story time will begin on Feb. 6. Registration begins on Monday, Jan. 9, at the library. Preschool story time is open to children ages 3 to 5 years and toddler story time is open for children from 1 to 3 years. Registration is required and space is limited. Stop by or call the library for more information at 677-7060.