Friday, May 3, 2013

The Latest News: May 3, 2013

Bancroft Public Library News:

Long time library director Peg Culver will be resigning from her position as director at the end of May. We will miss her greatly and appreciate her dedicated service to our public library! Filling position will be Susan Getty, a library employee for the past six years.
Effective June 1st, the library will have revised hours of operation: Monday 1 - 5 PM, Tuesday 2 - 8 PM; Wednesday 10 AM - 1 PM; Thursday 2 - 8 PM; Friday 1 - 5 PM; Saturday 10 AM - 1 PM; Sunday closed.

Some of the new library materials added to the catalog in the month of April include:
Adult Fiction:
Starting Now, Debbie Macomber; Garden of Stones, Sophie Littlefield; Don't Go, Lisa Scottoline; Dark Places, Gillian Flynn (paperback); The Harbinger, Jonathan Cahn (paperback); The Burgess Boys, Elizabeth Stout; The Next Time You See Me, Holly Goddard Jones; The Accursed, Joyce Carol Oates; The Sunshine When She's Gone, Thea Goodman; Tapestry of Fortunes, Elizabeth Berg; The Hit, David Baldacci; Slammed, Colleen Hoover; This Is What Happy Looks Like, Jennifer Smith; Life After Life, Kate Atkinson; Unintended Consequences, Stuart Woods; The Interestings, Meg Wolitzer; Tuesday's Gone, Nicci French; The Famous and the Dead, J. Jefferson Parker; Midnight at Marble Arch, Anne Perry; The Mystery Woman, Amanda Quick; Walking Disaster, Jamie McGuire
Adult Large Type Fiction:
The Wanderer, Robyn Carr; Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble, Ann Ross; Six Years, Harlan Coben; Daddy's Gone a Hunting, Mary Higgins Clark; Whiskey Beach, Nora Roberts; Midnight at Marble Arch, Anne Perry; Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, Therese Fowler; Let the Dead Sleep, Heather Graham
Adult Non-Fiction:
The Duck Commander Family, Willie & Korie Robertson; Voices of the Pacific, Adam Makos; Frankenstein's Cat, Emily Anthes; C.S. Lewis: A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet, Alister McGrath; Trident K-9 Warriors, Mike Ritland
Adult Audio Books:
The Autistic Brain, Temple Grandin; Daddy's Gone a Hunting, Mary Higgins Clark
Parental Guidance; The Impossible; Sid the Science Kid: The Movie (juvenile)
Juvenile Fiction:
Tea Rex, Molly Idle

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.