Check It Out

Check It Out
New Adult Mystery

Award-winning writer Joanne Fluke is back with another delicious Hannah Swensen mystery. Hannah and her bakery bask in the glow of Hollywood glamour when Main Street becomes a movie set. Tensions simmer as the cameras roll and the action turns deadly in Cherry Cheesecake Murder.

New author Tempa Pagel brings readers an exciting new mystery character. In Here's the Church, Here's the Steeple, former Detroiter Andy Gammon manages to blend nicely into everyday life in a small Massachusetts seaport with her husband and two children. The mystery starts when a skeleton is found in the First Parish Church.

Winner of the Edgar Award, author Phillip DePoy adds to his mystery series featuring Feaver Devilin. In A Minister's Ghost, Professor Devilin returns to the Blue Mountains of his childhood only to find ghostly apparitions and suspicious deadly accidents.

The Book Club offers many selections to Internet patrons. Each book runs for five days, Monday through Friday. Some genres only offer selections every other week. Check out this service by registering at and clicking on the book club icon. Online patrons can find the club at The following selections are for the week of July 3:

AUDIO BOOK: 25 Things To Say To the Interviewer, by Dexter Hawk.

BUSINESS: Bigger Isn't Always Better, by Robert M. Tomasko.

FICTION: The Life All Around Me by Ellen Foster, by Kaye Gibbons.

GOOD NEWS: Remember Me, by Deborah Bedford.

HORROR: In The Name of the Vampire, by Mary Ann Mitchell.

MYSTERY: Kill Me, by Stephen White.

NON-FICTION: Becoming a Tiger, by Susan McCarthy.

PRE-PUB: The Fragrance of Roses, by Nikki Arana.

ROMANCE: Maidensong, by Diana Groe.

SCIENCE FICTION: Tango Midnight, by Michael Cassutt.

TEEN: A Summer of Kings, by Han Nolan.

Library Activities

The Vermillion Public Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for observance of Independence Day. This is a legal holiday. Materials may be returned in the book and A/V drops located on the south side of the building. The library will be open again on Wednesday, July 5 at 10 a.m.

Claws, Paws, Scales & Tales

Because of the Independence Day holiday, a crafts activity will be held on Monday, July 3 starting at 1:30 p.m.

The weekly Whiskers Reading Circle will start at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5.

A Creature Feature Film Fest is scheduled for the Young Adults reading group on Saturday, July 8 from noon through 5 p.m. The Advanced Reading Program is for Young Adults from sixth grade through high school

Adults can also participate in the Summer Reading Program by reading five books between June 5 and July 28. Everyone who completes the program will be entered for a grand prize drawing.

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