Tuesday, April 2, 2013

The Latest News: April 2, 2013

Bancroft Public Library News (submitted as a press release today)

Did you know?
We have free Wi-Fi at the library, seven computers available for public access, and we have a coin operated photocopy machine. We books and other materials to borrow, including DVDs and Blu-ray discs. If you can't find what you're looking for, we can most likely order it for you from another library in our system. You can even search our catalog online. Go to our website: http://www.slibrary.org and click on the link for "Library Catalog" to get started. You can place requests online using your library card's bar code number.

New Library Cards:
If you need a library card, please come in to the library and fill out our brief registration form. We do require a form of identification, such as a driver's license, and a proof of address.

Some of the new library materials added to the catalog in the month of March include:

Adult Fiction:
A Deeper Love Inside, Sister Souljah; The Dinner, Herman Koch; Power Trip, Jackie Collins; The Night Ranger, Alex Berenson; Deadly Stakes, J.A. Jance; Touch & Go, Lisa Gardner; Calling Me Home, Julie Kibler; Dreams and Shadows, C. Robert Gargill; Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Karen Russell; Schroder, Amity Gaige; Six Years, Harlan Coben; Breaking Point, C.J. Box; Bad Blood, Dana Stabenow; Red Velvet Cupcake Murder, Joanne Fluke; The Pretty One, Lucinda Rosenfeld; Witch & Wizard: The Kiss, James Patterson and Jill Dembowski; Frost Burned, Patricia Briggs; Looking for Alaska, John Green; Night Moves, Randy Wayne White; Lover At Last, J.R. Ward
Adult Large Type Fiction:
The Power Trip, Jackie Collins; Calculated in Death, J.D. Robb; A Week in Winter, Maeve Binchy; The Striker, Clive Cussler; The Chance, Karen Kingsbury
Adult Non-Fiction:
Bored of the Rings, Henry Beard; Rachel's Irish Family Food, Rachel Allen; Whitey Bulger, Kevin Cullen; Salt, Sugar, Fat, Michael Moss; The Story of God and All of Us, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett; Getting Financial Aid; Sermons in Stone, Susan Allport; The Virgin Diet, J.J. Virgin; The Bridal Bible; Sum it Up, Pat Summitt
Adult Audio Books:
Night Moves, Randy Wayne White; The Wanderer, Robyn Carr
Breaking Dawn, Part 2; Life of Pi; Red Dawn; Les Miserables; Zero Dark Thirty; Wreck-It Ralph (juvenile); The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (juvenile); Rise of the Guardians (juvenile); Hotel Transylvania (juvenile)
Juvenile Fiction:
Dragonbreath: Nightmare of the Iguana, Ursula Vernon; Knit Your Bit: A World War 1 Story, Deborah Hopkinson; Emeraldalicious, Victoria Kann; Nancy Clancy Super Sleuth, Jane O'Connor; Nancy Clancy Secret Admirer, Jane O'Connor
Juvenile Non-Fiction:
Lenore Finds a Friend, Jon Katz; The Price of Freedom; How One Town Stood Up to Slavery, Judith Fradin; A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin, Jen Bryant; My Brother's Book, Maurice Sendak

Story Hour is scheduled for Wednesdays at 10 AM. Story Hour includes stories read aloud, a simple craft, and time for caregivers to chat and kids to play together quietly. Please come in and join the fun!
Scrabblers meet weekly on Thursdays at 1 PM. Open to all. Boards are always available. Contact Anita Witten at 854-3238 for details.
Book Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 11 AM. All are welcome. Attendees should enter through the Salem Village office, as the library is closed. Contact Margery Robertiello at 854-3166 for more information.
Chess Club meets on Saturdays from 10 AM - 1 PM. All skill levels are welcome, even beginners.

Library trustees meet on the first Thursday of the month at 1 PM.