Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Latest News: July 2, 2013

Bancroft Public Library News:
July 1 – August 16, 2013: Summer fun at the library! "Dig Into Reading" with us! Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays @ 2:00; Wednesdays drop in between 10:00 and 1:00. Activities are planned with ages 2 - 12 in mind, but all ages are invited to explore the library any time with a FREE library card!! Please see our website at www.slibrary.org/summer-programming for full details.

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 have 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 June include:
Adult Fiction
Trans Atlantic: A Novel, Colum McCann; The House at the End of Hope Street, Menna van Praag;Revenge Wears Prada, Laura Weisberger; Paris, Edward Rutherfurd; Red Sparrow, Jason Matthews;A Delicate Truth, John LeCarre; Joyland, Stephen King; The Sisters Brothers, Patrick DeWitt; A Step of Faith, Richard Paul Evans; The Kill Room, Jeffery Deaver; Ladies’ Night, Mary Kay Andrews; The Woman Upstairs, Claire Messud;The Art Forger, B. A. Shapiro; The Silver Star, Jeannette Walls; Bad Monkey, Carl Hiaasen; A Chain of Thunder, Jeff Shaara

Adult Non-Fiction
Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary With the Bard, Laura Bates; Keep it Pithy, Bill O’Reilly; Happy, Happy, Happy, Phil Robertson; Cooked, Michael Pollan; Life Code, Dr. Phil McGraw;Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg; Eleven Rings, Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty; Mom & Me & Mom, Maya Angelou; The Guns at Last Light, Rick Atkinson; The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story, Lily Koppel

Adult LT Fiction
The Time Between, Karen White; Zero Hour: A Novel From the NUMA Files, Clive Cussler and Graham Brown; And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini; Silken Prey, John Sandford; A Delicate Truth, John LeCarre; Bannon Brothers: Triumph, Janet Dailey; Pirate Alley, Stephen Coonts; Looking For Me, Beth Hoffman; The Broken Places, Ace Atkins; The Silver Star, Jeannette Walls; Sweet Salt Air, Barbara Delinsky; One Heart to Win, Johanna Lindsey; Choke Point, Ridley Pearson; The Lemon Orchard, Luanne Rice; True Love, Jude Devereux

Adult Audio Books
A Serpent’s Tooth, Craig Johnson

The Num8ers Station; Snitch; Deep in the Heart; Beautiful Creatures (DVD, Blu-ray); Identity Thief (DVD, Blu-ray); Oz The Great and Powerful (DVD, Blu-ray); The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone; Robots; Alpha and Omega; Space Warriors (DVD, Blu-ray)

Young Adult Fiction
The Moon and More, Sarah Dessen; The 5th Wave, Rick Yancey; Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher;Beautiful Creatures, Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl; Beautiful Darkness, Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl;City of Bones, Cassandra Clare; City of Ashes, Cassandra Clare; City of Glass, Cassandra Clare; City of Fallen Angels, Cassandra Clare; The Rithmatist, Brandon Sanderson

Juvenile Fiction
House of Secrets, Chris Columbus & Ned Vizzini; Star Wars Vader’s Little Princess, Jeffrey Brown (graphic novel); Twerp, Mark Goldblatt; In Harm’s Way, Andrew Clements; Stallion by Starlight, Mary Pope Osborne

Picture Book Fiction
That Is NOT a Good Idea!, Mo Willems; The Dark, Lemony Snicket; Penny and Her Marble, Kevin Henkes (easy reader); A Big Guy Took My Ball, Mo Willems (easy reader)

Juvenile Non-Fiction
The Care & Keeping of You 2, Dr. Cara Natterson; Poems to Learn By Heart, Caroline Kennedy;Deadly! The Truth About the Most Dangerous Creatures on Earth, Nicola Davies; On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein, Jennifer Berne; Magic Tree House Fact Tracker: Horse Heroes, Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce

Also, many donations of gently used books and DVDs that are new to us! We are so grateful for these donations.

Scrabblers meet weekly on Wednesdays at 10 AM. 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 1 PM. 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, but are taking a break for the months of July and August. Their next meeting will be on September 5.

Library Hours:
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.

The library is located at 181 Main Street in Salem. To reach us by phone, call 854-7463. Our web address is http://www.slibrary.org. Do you LIKE our library? We are on Facebook as "Bancroft Public Library".