Check It Out

Check It Out
New Adult Fiction

An English trawler strays into Russian waters. When it returns, the captain has a package to deliver to British intelligence. For the next four years a high-ranked Russian naval officer passes valuable information to M16 in Traitor's Kiss, by author Gerald Seymour.

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Cruse teams up with USA Today bestselling author Bob Mayer to write a sizzling romantic adventure about a straight-talking woman and a straight-shooting man. Check out Don't Look Down in the new adult book section of the library.


The next world war draws toward its climax. Both sides are bitterly deadlocked, but a familiar enemy from the past may hold the key to victory or be the instrument of global Armageddon. Seas of Crisis, by Joe Buff, is the mission that will, one way or another, finally end this war.

DearReader.com Book Club

The DearReader.com 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 the library's Web site, http://vpl.sdln.net and clicking on the book club icon. Online patrons can find the club at www.supportlibra ry.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596. The following selections are for the week of June 26:

BUSINESS: The Articulate Executive Action, by Granville N. Toogood.

FICTION: Acts of Faith, by Philip Caputo.

GOOD NEWS: Dawn of a Thousand Nights, by Tricia Goyer.

MYSTERY: Infernal, by F. Paul Wilson.

NON-FICTION: Auschwitz, by Laurence Rees.

ROMANCE: Lawless, by Diana Palmer.

TEEN: Underworld, by Catherine MacPhail.

Activities Calendar

Dr. Pravecek, a Vermillion veterinarian, will be visiting the library on Monday, June 26 at 1:30 in the Community Room.

The Young Adults reading group is planned for 6:30 on Thursday evening. Learn about mythological animals that have been used throughout history and create you own special creature. The Advanced Reading Program is Young Adults from sixth grade through high school. Readers in this group must individually read a minimum of 2,000 pages to receive an incentive prize and be able to enter for the grand prize. The summer goal for the entire group is 72,000 pages. If this goal is reached the entire group will enjoy a special activity on Aug. 1. Check the calendar for more YA events happening during the summer.

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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