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 April 14 are:
Audio Book: No selection for this week.
Business: Change to Strange, by Daniel M. Cable.
Fiction: The Cruelest Month, by Louise Shaffer.
Good News: Let Them Eat Cake, by Sandra Byrd.
Horror: No selection for this week.
Mystery: Face Down O'er the Border, by Kathy Lynn Emerson.
Non-fiction: Bury Us Upside Down, by Rick Newman and Don Shepperd.
Pre-pub: No selection for this week.
Romance: The Price of Pleasure, by Connie Mason.
Science Fiction: No selection for this week.
Teen: The Glow Stone, by Ellen Dreyer.
April 13 through 19 is National Library Week. On your next visit "check out" the patron recommended materials in the display case.
Poet and writer Gary Westgard will the speaker at the library's literary luncheon on Wednesday, April 16 in the Community Room. The luncheon starts at 11:30 a.m. with the program scheduled for 12:10 p.m. Pastor Westgard served as pastor in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion for 14 years. He has published a small book of poems entitled The Journey and the Grace.
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 this month is scheduled on April 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 World War II 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.
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.