Sandra Brown is back with a spine-tingling story of murder and betrayal. Detective Sergeant Duncan Hatcher struggles with his rules of conduct when faced with a shooting at the home of Judge Cato Laird in Ricochet.
Robin Cook, the inventor of the medical thriller, shows his fans the medical profession's dark side. Crisis is a terrifying story of a doctor who is sucked into the maelstrom of the current medical malpractice emergency.
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.supportlibrary.com/ su/su.cfm?x=470596. The following selections for the week of Aug. 28 are:
AUDIO BOOK: Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman, by Richard P. Feynman.
BUSINESS: Turbo Coach, by Brian Tracy.
FICTION: The Children's War, by Monique Charles-worth.
GOOD NEWS: A Love Woven True, by Tracie Peterson & Judith Miller.
HORROR: Necroscope Avengers (R), by Brian Lumley.
MYSTERY: Monster, by Frank E. Peretti.
NON-FICTION: The Radioactive Boy Scout, by Ken Silverstein.
PRE-PUB: Vanity Fire, by John M. Daniel.
ROMANCE: Fields of Gold, by Bridget Kraft.
SCIENCE FICTION: The Trial of Tompa Lee, by Ed Hoornaert.
TEEN: High School Bites, by Liza Conrad.
The library is pleased to announce the replacement of four of our outdated computers. These new computers are located in spots # 4, # 7, and two of the adult area catalog terminals. The replacements are funded in part by the city of Vermillion, the South Dakota State Library and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Needed: Items for the display case located in the library's front entry. We are looking for patrons who are willing to share their collections, hobby items, or seasonal exhibits. Anyone interested in filling the display case must set-up and clean-out their materials in a timely manner. The library has the right to approve any material to determine an appropriate exhibit. Please call Joyce Moore, Children & Young Adult Librarian, for additional information at 677-7060.
The Vermillion Public Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day, a legal holiday. Materials may be returned to the book and A/V drops located on the south side of the building. The library will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Starting on Sunday, Sept. 10, the library will return to its school year hours and can accommodate patrons from 1 to 5 p.m.
Fall Story Time begins on Monday, Sept. 25. Registration for Story Time is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 4 p.m. in the Armory/Community Center Building located across from the Vermillion Middle School. For more information please stop by the library or call Joyce Moore, at 677-7060.