Chester County Library
The Library Lowdown

A Publication of the Chester County Library
I cannot live without books.  Thomas Jefferson
July 2018


Our current book sale began on Monday, July 2, promptly at 9:30 AM. We appreciate everyone who stopped by and shopped.  But don't fret if you missed the opening day because WE STILL HAVE LOTS OF WONDERFUL BOOKS for you to choose from. We received a great many donations over the last month and will be restocking the sale continuously. 
This book sale will benefit the library's building fund. Come and shop the bargains!

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Our rockin' summer reading program continues with a program with WBBJ-TV's meteorologist, Tom Meiners. He will be here on Tuesday, July 17 at 10:00 AM. Please note the change in date from what was in our reading program handout. Tom has been to our library before and he does a fantastic job with the children. He will talk about how he forecasts the weather and he will bring instruments that help him do that.
All ages are invited to attend.

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 The Brown Bag Book Club met on Wednesday, July 11, at noon, to discuss Flat Broke with Two Goats: A Memoir by Jennifer McGaha. August's book will be A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

The High School Book Club met Thursday, July 12, at 4:00 PM, to discuss Lord of the Rings:
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien.

The Middle School Book Club will continue to meet every Thursday at 2:00 PM until July 19. So far, they have read Sideways Stories from Wayside School; Frindle; Dear Mr. Henshaw; and they will finish the summer with The Castle in the Attic.

Join us for one of these great discussion groups!


 Pacific Rim: Uprising; Paul, Apostle of Christ; I Can Only Imagine; Annihilation; Game Night; Wonderstruck;
A Wrinkle in Time;
and Sherlock Gnomes

 What is Climate Change?; CeCe Loves Science; How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Read?; Ranger in Time: Hurricane Katrina Rescue; Fruit Bowl; Drawn Together; Stegothesauraus; Alexander Hamilton:
A Plan for America; Do Not Lick This Book; Evil Emperor Penguin Strikes Back; Fly Guy and the Aliens; How Hard Can It Be?; Pete the Cat's Groovy Bake Sale; Pig the Star; The Private Princess; Who Was Jackie Robinson?;Who Was Michael Jackson?; Who Was Muhammad Ali?; Who Was Neal Armstrong?; The Itchy Book; The Mad Apprentice;
and The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever

ADULT NONFICTION: Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World; Become an American Ninja Warrior; First in Line: Presidents, Vice-Presidents, and the Pursuit of Power; The Restless Wave:
Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations
by John McCain; The Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering by Joanna Gaines; I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer; and Confronting Dystopia: The New Technological Revolution and the Future At Work

ADULT FICTION: The Summer List by Amy Mason Doan; Three Days Missing by Kimberly Belle; Secrets Between Us by Thirity Umingar; All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin; Between You and Me by Susan Wiggs; The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson; The Pharoah Key by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child; To the Moon and Back by Karen Kingsbury; The Captives by Debra Jo Immergut; The Perfect Couple by Elin Horowitz; The Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li; Little Big Love by Katy Regan; Turbulence by Stuart Woods; Dreams of Falling by Karen White; Us Against You by Frederik Bachman; Varina by Charles Frazier; and The Outsider by Stephen King

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Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me, those have been
the two most beautiful words in the English language.
                                                                                        - Henry James

Books make great gifts.  They have the whole world inside them.
- Neil Gaiman


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