Chester County Library
The Library Lowdown

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

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Since summer is over, we are able to schedule computer classes again. 

On Thursday, October 18, at 5:00 PM, Holly Roeder will instruct a class on how to make Christmas cards using online resources. Please call or stop by to sign up for this class as space is limited.

All classes are provided by a technology training grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

On Saturday, October 20, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, the library will host a book signing for former Chester County resident, Sally Rowlett Kilpatrick. Sally has recently published her fifth book, Oh My Stars, and she will have copies to purchase. Sally is the daughter of Jim and Jane Rowlett and is a 1993 graduate of CCHS.

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Since our wild and crazy summer is about over, the library is turning to thoughts of scheduling computer classes and purchasing new material with funds available through the Hatchie River Regional Library. What do you want? We will be providing eight more classes with our technology training grant and we are open to suggestions for future classes. 

State funds have become available through the Hatchie River Regional Library so be sure and tell us what you want to see on our shelves. We always try to purchase new books from popular authors but we are very happy to take suggestions. Remember that this is your library and we do want to provide our public with great selections.

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Storytime is on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM with our director, Nancy Canada, reading to children and parents alike.  All ages are welcome.  Come on out and hear a great story well read.


We might be able to borrow what you want from another library. Ask about this at the circulation desk. 

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 The Brown Bag Book Club met on Wednesday, September 12, at 12:00 Noon to discuss Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern. October's book will be The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen.

The High School Book Club had an organizational meeting at CCHS on Thursday, September 6. The group who met this summer has already chosen the title, Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake.

A Junior High Book Club meeting is also being planned, but the title has yet to be chosen. We are so happy to have this many readers of all ages who want to meet and discuss good literature.

Call or come by the library to be put on the book club list if you are interested.


DVDs: The Walking Dead, Season Eight; 5 Centimeters Per Second; The King and I; Deadpool 2; God's Not Dead: A Light in the Darkness; Show Dogs; The Wolf Children; Breaking In; Elena of Avalor: Realm of the Jaquins; Marvel's Avengers: Infinity Wars; The Miracle Season; Overboard; Rampage; Truth or Dare; Call the Midwife, Season Seven; and My Neighbor Totoro

 DC Superheroes: Girls Out of the Bottle; The Berenstain Bears Stand Up to Bullying; The Secret of Crayola's Cool Colors and Hot Hues; The Diver; Does Frankenstein Get Hungry?; Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas; A Dog Named Doug; The Doll Hospital; The Elephant in the Garden; Jasmine Touguchi: Flamingo Catcher; The Kiddie Table; Pokemon Horizon: Sun and Moon; The Principal Strikes Back; The Red Fox Clan; Sasquatch and the Lumberjack; R.L. Stine's Scream and Scream Again; The Silver Mask; Super Rabbit Boy Blasts Off; The Mighty Chewbacca and the Forest of Fear; and You Can't Bring a Sandwich to the Moon

ADULT NON-FICTION: Backyard Homesteading; Accidental Brothers: The Story of Twins Separated at Birth and The Power of Nature and Nurture; Adrift: A True Story of Love, Loss and Survival at Sea; Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table, With Recipes; Cultivate: A Grace-Filled Guide to Growing an Intentional Life; The Lonely Planet: Mexico, Indianapolis: The Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man; Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History; and Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water and Loving the Bible Again

ADULT FICTION: All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover; Pieces of Her by Karen Slaughter; Feared by Lisa Scottoline; The Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomber; The Hope Jar by Wanda Brunstetter; The House at Saltwater Point by Colleen Coble; As the Tide Comes In by Cindy Woodsmall; In Dreams Forgotten by Tracie Peterson; Minding the Light by Suzanne Woods Fisher; The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware; The Money Shot by Stuart Woods;
The Spymaster
by Brad Thor; When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger; All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire; Believe Me by Paul Tremblay; Class Mom by Laurie Gelman; Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan; Dead Drift by Dani Pettrey; Girls Night Out by Liz Fenton; Half Moon Bay by Alice LaPlante; The Hangman by Jack Heath; Less, A Novel by Andrew Sean Greer; Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson; In Farleigh Field and The Tuscan Child
by Rhys Bowen; The Marriage Vacation by Pauline Brooks; A Measure of Darkness by Jonathan Kellerman; A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay; A Simple Singing by Leslie Gould; An Unwanted Guest by Sheri Lapena; Thrawn Alliances: A Star Wars Novel by Timothy Sahn; and The Wildling Sisters by Eva Chase


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 With all its lovely tokens, 
 September days are here,
         with summer's best of weather
   and autumn's best of cheer

 Helen Hunt Jackson

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


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