Check It Out

Check It Out By Anne Marshall
Vermillion Public Library Celebrate Vermillion, 1859-2009 Celebrate Vermillionâ�?�?s 150 years of city hood by listening to a CD, Vermillion Sesquicentennial Kick Off Event: â�?�?Unchained Melodies.â�? This audio CD commemorates the kick off of a year of activities. Lincoln Display�? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �?  On your next visit to the library, please check out the display case behind the circulation desk. The 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, was Feb. 12th. The display holds books and collectables to honor this event. The materials can also be checked out by patrons. 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 libraryâ�?�?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 Feb. 16 are:�? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �?  AUDIO BOOK: No selection for this week.�? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �?  BUSINESS: Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives, by Christopher Gergen.�? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �?  FICTION: Anybody Any Minute, by Julie Mars.�? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �? �?  GOOD NEWS: Shadows of Colossus, by T.L. Higley. MYSTERY: The Silver Needle Murder, Laura Childs. NON-FICTION: The Ungarnished Truth, by Ellie Matthews. PRE-PUB:�?  Check on-line for this selection. ROMANCE: A Knightâ�?�?s Vow, by Lindsay Townsend. SCIENCE FICTION:�?  No selection for this week. TEEN: The Magician, by Michael Scott. THRILLER: No selection for this week. Vermillion Public Library Upcoming Activities. â�?¢ Free tax preparation by certified community volunteers is scheduled for Saturdays on Feb. 28, March 28, and April 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the library. For more information, please call the library at 677-7060. The Vermillion Public Library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 16 in honor of Presidentâ�?�?s Day. Materials may be returned to the Book and A/V drops located on the south side of the building.�?  The library will reopen to patrons at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17. â�?¢ Enjoy an afternoon playing board games or putting together jigsaw puzzles during the upcoming Fun and Games Saturday on Feb. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m., in the Community Room. View a movie and participate in a discussion during Februaryâ�?�?s Classics & Flicks scheduled for Thursday, the 26th from 6 to 9 p.m. The movie is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith and the discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Sharon Ross, a retired Vermillion High School English teacher. Also, on Thursday, Feb. 26 is a program for the upper elementary-aged students. The American Girl Party starts after school at 3:45 p.m. and runs to 5 p.m. Activities, crafts and treats will be provided.

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