Check It Out

Check It Out New Adult Fiction By Anne Marshall
Vermillion Public Library The New York Times bestselling author of The Red Hat Club fearlessly takes on mothers and daughters, wedding madness, and midlife passion in a frank, funny, and fabulous new novel. Check out Haywood Smith's Wedding Belles. Tom Piazza is the author of the post-Katrina classic, Why New Orleans Matter. He is back with a novel of the famous city starting in the late summer when two families, one white and one black, confront a storm that will change the course of their lives in City of Refuge. World-renowned for novels that push the boundaries and chart new territory, V.C. Andrews begins a powerful new series featuring a young Latina torn between two worlds. Delia's Crossing is about a 15-year-old who leaves a Mexican village to start a new life on a huge estate in Palm Springs, CA. 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 also find the club at www.supportlibrary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596. The following selections for the week of Jan. 5 are: Audio book: No selection for this week. Business: Managing the Unexpected, by Karl E. Weick. Fiction: Searching For Paradise in Parker, PA, by Kris Radish. Good news: Assaulted By Joy, by Stephen W. Simpson. Mystery: The Hunt, by Jennifer Sturman. Non-fiction: Where Did I Leave My Glasses, by Martha Weinman Lear. Pre-pub: No selection for this week. Romance: One Real Man, by Janette Kenny. Science fiction: No selection for this week. Teen: Boomtown, by Nowen N. Particular. Thriller: No selection for this week. Vermillion Public Library Upcoming Activities Please sign up for the Winter/ Spring Story Times at the circulation desk or call the library at 677-7060. Children must be registered to attend. A new children's program will be offered at the library. In addition to the regular story times during the Winter/Spring session, a Baby Lap-sit Program has been introduced. This program is for infants from birth to 12 months and is designed as an introduction to the wonderful world of language.  Parents will interact with babies in ways that encourage early brain development with verbal, visual, and tactile stimulation.  The program will start on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 15. The American Book Review Book Page Magazine for January has arrived at the library and can be found on the circulation desk. This magazine is free to patrons. Patrons can share their favorite books and authors, and discover new ones with other book lovers during a new program, Book Blab. This program is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room. For patrons who have enjoyed playing board games at the library, an extra twist has been added. Fun And Games is a time for those board game enthusiasts to gather plus a time for jigsaw puzzle lovers. Enjoy both activities on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room of the library. Extra board games and puzzles are always welcome. Extra copies of the 2008 Holiday Coloring Book are still available at the library.  This publication is sponsored by the Vermillion merchants and printed by the Broadcaster Press.

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