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.supportlibr ary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596. The following selections for the week of April 21, 2008 are:
Audio book: Black Monday, by R. Scott Reiss.
Business: Engaged Leadership, by Clint Swindall.
Fiction: Lady's Maid, by Margaret Forster.
Good news: Cold Tangerines, by Shauna Neiquist.
Horror: The Mad Cook of Pymatuning, by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt.
Mystery: The Alexandria Link, by Steve Berry.
Non-fiction: Sugarcane Academy, by Michael Tisserand.
Pre-pub: Check the Web site for selection.
Romance: To Keep a Husband, by Lindsay Graves.
Science fiction: Shelter, by Susan Palwick.
Teen: How to Take the Ex Out of Ex-Boyfriend, by Janette Rallison.
Word Games is back on Saturday, April 19 from 1-4 p.m. in the Community Room. Patrons can play their favorite word games, such as Boggle, Password, Balderdash, Scrabble or Scattergories. This program is open to adults and young adults from ages 12 to 18.
The Vermillion Public Library Book Club Discussion for April is scheduled on the 24, from 6-8 p.m. in the Community Room. This month's book selection is Tallgrass, by Sandra Dallas. The author presents ethical and emotional dilemmas in this coming of age WWII story in a small Colorado town where a Japanese internment camp is located. Copies of the book can be picked up at the circulation desk.
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the Vermillion Public Library. This exciting event starts on Thursday, April 24 at 10 a.m. and runs through Sunday, April 27 at 5 p.m. Don't miss the new collection of spring and summer books.
Don't forget your complimentary copy of Book Page: America's Book Review. The April edition is available on the front counter of the circulation desk. The Book Page includes current information on new books, reviews of books, and articles and interviews about authors.
The Story Time and Summer Reading Program sign-up will be at the Armory on Wednesday, April 30 from 3:30-7 p.m.