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

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Thanks to all our volunteers, sponsors and participants in this year's 5K, Bookin' It for the Library.
We had a great time and raised $3,598.00 for the library building fund!


 We have a Microsoft Publisher class scheduled for Thursday, April 12, at 5:00 pm. Holly Roeder will be the instructor. 
 To sign up, call the library at 989-4673 or come by. This class is made possible through a technology training grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
All of our classes are offered through a Technology Training Grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Our classes are offered on a monthly basis and are free to the public. So far, we have held classes on Microsoft Word, Excel, Facebook and Google Docs. We plan to offer a class on resume writing and how to negotiate the PhotoShop program. We also plan to revisit basic programs like Microsoft Word during the course of the grant term. Let us know what you would like to learn. Remember, these are YOUR tax dollars at work and we are happy to hear from our community's residents. Call us at 989-4673 with your suggestions.



 The Brown Bag Book Club will meet on Wednesday, March 14, at noon to discuss A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline. April's book will be Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly. Join us! 

For more information about our book clubs, classes or any other library event, 
contact us at 731-989-4673.

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Mark your calendars for Tuesday, June 5, when the summer reading program begins. Our theme this year is Libraries Rock and we will offer fun and interesting programs every Tuesday and Wednesday in June at 10:00 AM.


DVDs: Wonder; Only the Brave; Professor Marston and the Wonder Women; Thank You for Your Service; The Star; and Murder on the Orient Express

 JUVENILE LITERATURE: Ranger in Time: D-Day: Battle on the Beach; Stormspeaker; The Word Collector; The Big Umbrella; Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens; The Idea Jar; Log Fin Silver; The Big Bed; Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History; Mae Among the Stars; Florette; Bravelands: Code of Honor; A Bat Can Bat: A True Book of Homonyms; Life on Mars; I Am George Lucas; Secret Hero Society; Detention of Doom; Evil Emperor Penguin; Tales of Sasha: Journey Beyond the Trees and The Big Secret; The Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate; Vampoodle; E.T., The Extra-Terrestrial; Madeline Finn and the Library Dog; How to Trap a Leprechaun; I Want My Hat Back; Pete the Cat: Out of This World; Everywhere Wonder; Wendell the Narwhal; Who Would Win?: Battle Royale; I Survived the Children's Blizzard 1888; and Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons 

TEEN READING: The Unwanteds Quest: Dragon Bones; Broken Beautiful Hearts; I Stop Somewhere; and People Like Us

ADULT NON-FICTION: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House; Educated: A Memoir; The Mamma Mia Diet: The Secret Italian Way to Good Health; and Mommy Burnout: How to Reclaim Your Life and Raise Healthy Children in the Process

ADULT FICTION: Force of Nature by Jane Harper; The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah; Home Sweet Murder, Murder Beyond the Grave, Murder, Interrupted and 50/50 all by James Patterson; The Other Girl by Erica Spindler; Out of the Ashes by Tracie Peterson and K. Woodhouse; A Perilous Undertaking by Deanna Rayburn; The  View From Rainshadow Bay by Colleen Coble; An American Marriage by Tarayi Jones; Look for Me by Lisa Gardner; Only Child by Rhiannon Navin; The Silent Wife by Kerry Fisher; The Ladies of Ivy Cottage by Julie Klassen; Phoebe's Light by Suzanne Woods Fisher; Surprise Me by Sophie Kisella; A Death in Live Oak by James Grippando; Night Moves by Jonathan Kellerman; The Sea Before Us by Sarah Sundin; The Bad Daughter by Joy Fielding; Down the River Unto the Sea by Walter Mosley; and The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer

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 The cock is crowing, the stream is flowing, the small birds twitter, the lake doth glitter, the green fields sleep in the sun.

Written in March,
William Wordsworth


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




 Recently, the Hatchie River Regional Library released the circulation report for the 2016-17 fiscal year.  Our little library checked out over 35,000 books (and about 20,000 other library materials)!  To those who feel that books will soon be a thing of the past due to electronic devices, we at the Chester County Library beg to differ.  We are certainly a community of readers.



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