Check It Out

Check It Out By Anne Marshall
Vermillion Public Library New Adult Non-Fiction Collection No matter how much we love our cats, they remain slightly elusive characters. �? Check out Everything Cats Expect You to Know, by Elizabeth Martyn, to discover cat trivia and history. What does it mean to be human?�? The answers are in the pages of Learning from the Heart: Lessons on Living, Loving, and Listening, by Daniel Gottlieb, author of Letters to Sam. A moray eel diagnosed with anorexia, a herd of bison whose only hope is a female doctor from Paris, or a vet trying to save an orphaned whale.�? The Rhino with Glue-on Shoes, edited by Lucy H. Spelman is a delightful book full of surprising and true stories. Book Club The 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 libraryâ�?�?s Web site, and clicking on the book club icon.�?  Online patrons can also find the club at The following selections for the week of Sept. 15, are: Audio Book: No selection for this week. Business: The Big Five for Life, by John P. Strelecky Fiction: City Stalker, by Jennifer Belle Good News: A Matter of Wife & Death, by Ginger Kolbaba & Christy Scannell Horror: No selection for this week. Mystery: Naked Addition, by Caitlin Rother Non-Fiction: A Pocketful of History, by Jim Noles Pre-Pub: No selection for this week. Romance: Surrender to Me, by Sophie Jordan Science Fiction: No selection for this week. Teen: Hattie Big Sky, by Kirby Larson Public Library Upcoming Activities Learn bicycling skill and tips with a program, Bicycling Basics, planned on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Community Room.�? This program is being presented by Barbara and Dr. Yelverton, who will share their expertise with bicyclers of all ages.�? No registration is required. Word Games is back on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 1-4 p.m. in the Community Room of the library. The public is invited to play their favorite word games such as Balderdash, Password, Scrabble, or Word Yahztee.�? Extra word games are welcome. The One Book South Dakota program will hold its book discussion on Sept. 21, from 3-5 p.m. , at the library.�?  The book for September is The Master Butchers Singing Club, by Louise Erdrich.�?  This story is about love, death, and redemption for a German immigrant and his wife.�? They settle in Argus, ND and set up a meat shop.�? �?  The author has crafted each character with a distinct and multifaceted personality, making this novel both intimate and thought-provoking.�?  Copies of the book are available now. The Vermillion Library Book Club will meet in October. The book for discussion will be The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, by Carson McCullers.�?  More information will be available in October. Long-Term Care Education Sessions are being presented by the South Dakota Department of Social Services for Vermillion area residents.�? These hour-long sessions will be held on Sept. 22, at 12, 3 and 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room and include information on care needs, what Medicare and Medicaid will cover and how this program can help you.�? There is no cost or registration required.�? For more information on the Long-Term Care Partnership Program or other session dates, visit

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