From Dr. Spock and Vietnam to iPods and the new retirement, the baby boom generation – some 78 million Americans – has dominated our society. Over the past 60 years, "the boomers" have transformed American culture at every stage of its history while setting trends and revolutionizing entire industries. See how this most influential generation is changing America and the world in author Richard Croker's book, The Boomer Century, 1946-2046, with a forward by Ken Dychtwald, the guru of this demographic anomaly.
From her birth in the rural mountains of Virginia to her moving and very public life and death, June Carter Cash has produced a rich country music legacy. John Carter Cash has brought fans intimate stories and memories of his mother's long musical heritage and devotion to her family through the ups and downs of grief and glory, tragedy and triumph. Anchored In Love: An Intimate Portrait of June Carter Cash includes a foreword by Robert Duvall.
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 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 June 25 are:
AUDIO BOOK: No selection for this week.
BUSINESS: Purpose, by Nikos Mourkogiannis.
FICTION: Shoe Addicts Anonymous, by Beth Harbison.
GOOD NEWS: Nebraska Legacy, by Diann Mills.
HORROR: No selection for this week.
MYSTERY: Love, Lies, and Liquor, by M.C. Beaton.
NON-FICTION: The Baby Business, by Debora L. Spar.
PRE-PUB: No selection for this week.
ROMANCE: Completely Irresistible, by Sheridon Smythe.
SCIENCE FICTION: No selection for this week.
TEEN: The Princetta, by Anne-Laure Bondoux.
Get a Clue Summer Reading Program
Stop by for the Dakota Mime Theater, featuring Mary Inman and Brian Begley, on Monday, June 25 at 1 p.m. in the Community Room of the library.
The Summer Reading Program is featuring a family movie and party on Friday, June 29 at 4 p.m. – also located in the Community Room.
Get A Clue and show your creativity with mystery crafts. The summer reading program features craft activities on Tuesday afternoons at 2 p.m.