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 Nov. 26, 2007 are:
Audio Book: No selection for this week.
Business: Open Business Models, by Henry Chesbrough.
Fiction: The Last Chinese Chief, by Nicole Mones.
Good News: Notes from a Spinning Planet: Ireland, by Melody Carlson.
Horror: No selection for this week.
Mystery: Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea, by Nancy Atherton.
Non-fiction: Mediterranean Summer, by David Shalleck.
Pre-pub: No selection for this week.
Romance: Cross My Heart, by Kat Martin.
Science fiction: No selection for this week.
Teen: Letters from a Slave Boy, by Mary E. Lyons.
The Vermillion Public Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday, starting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 and will remain closed during Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. Materials may be returned to the Book and A/V drops located on the south side of the building.
Join us in the Community Room for a holiday open house hosted by the library on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. This event includes information about the Friends of the Public Library group, drop-in story time for preschoolers, refreshments and door prizes.
The library has acquired four new Gateway computers with funding from the Gates Foundation and the South Dakota State Library. These new additions are the catalog search stations located in several areas of the library.
The library will be giving its web site a new look in the next few months. If there is anything you would like to see included in the web site, please drop us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. and add "VPL Suggestions" on the e-mail subject line.