Chester County Library
The Library Lowdown

THE LIBRARY LOWDOWN
A Publication of the Chester County Library
I cannot live without books.  Thomas Jefferson
November 2018



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FINE FREE FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Our library will be Fine Free for the months of November, December, and January. Bring in any materials, no matter how overdue, and we will forgive the fine. If you have fines on your card, come in and we will remove them. Happy Holidays from your friendly local library!



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NEW CARPET IS IN OUR FUTURE

Our building will be, surprisingly, twenty years old in March and, in that time, many feet have crossed our floor. We plan to put new carpet down in December so we will be closed for, hopefully, only two weeks, beginning Monday, December 3. All of the shelves will have to be taken down and the books packed up so this will be a major undertaking. We are replacing the carpet in the main area of the building and in the conference room. 

We also plan to install hardwood laminate at the door and around the circulation desk since this is the highest traffic area. We apologize for any inconvenience that this will cause. December is our slowest month - with all the festivities, people do not have much time to read. We hope to be back up and running at least by the time that school is out for the holidays. 


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Our library family is proud to recognize Major Mark Jordan, serving as a helicopter pilot for the Tennessee Army National Guard, husband of Paige and father of Pierce, Cole, Rex, and Jovie.


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WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM YOUR FRIENDLY LOCAL LIBRARY?

As the library looks ahead to 2019, we turn 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 several more classes with our technology training grant and we are open to suggestions for future classes. 

 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 WITH MISS NANCY

All ages are welcome as every Tuesday at 10:00 AM, Miss Nancy reads and performs finger puppet plays
for your enjoyment. There is coloring, too! 


CAN'T FIND WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR?

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



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BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB NEWS

The brown bag book club will reconvene on Wednesday, January 9, at noon to discuss local author Sally Kilpatrick's newest book,
Oh My Stars. Come join us!




NEW ARRIVALS

DVDs: Ant-Man and Wasp; Hotel Transylvania 3; Skyscraper; The Spy Who Dumped Me; This is Us, Season Two;
At Home in Mitford;
and Teen Titans Go! To the Movies


JUVENILE LITERATURE: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown; The Magic Treehouse: Hurricane Heroes in Texas; the Kingdom Keepers series: Disney After Dark, Disney at Dawn, Power Play, Dark Passage, Shell Game, and Disney in Shadow; Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Happy Birthday Girl; Swing It, Sunny; the Disney Princess Beginnings series: Ariel Makes Waves, Aurora Plays the Part, Belle's Discovery, Cinderella Takes the Stage, Jasmine's New Rules, and Tiana's Best Surprise; Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus; Warriors: Crowfeather's Trial; Elbow Grease; Millions, Billions, and Trillions; Ninja Librarians; The Sword in the Stacks; Sidekicks; The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare; Sunny Side Up; and BBQ Villains

TEEN READING: Skip Beat, Vol. 2; Fairy Tale, Vol. 2; Naruto, Vol. 2; Alice From Dream to Dream; Attack of the Titans, Vol. 7; Bridge of Clay; Brightly Burning; Caraval and Caraval, #2: Legendary; Fates Divide; Fullmetal Alchemist; Kingdom of Ash; Maid-Sama; Map of Days; Noragami, Stray God 2; People Kill People; Ready Player One; Tokyo Ghoul, Vol. 2; and Five Nights at Freddy's: Fourth Closet
 
ADULT NON-FICTION: On Desperate Grounds: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle by Hampton Sides; Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits by Reese Witherspoon; and Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History by Bill O'Reilly

ADULT FICTION: Ambush by James Patterson; The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton; An Easy Death by Charlaine Harris; Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks; Holy Ghost by John Sanford; Lethal White by Robert Galbraith; A Plain Leaving by Leslie Gould; The Reckoning by John Grisham; A Simple Favor by Darcy Bell; A Spark of Light by Jodi Piccoult; A Treacherous Curse: a Veronica Speedwell Mystery by Deanna Raybourn; Winter in Paradise
by Elin Hildebrand; The Witch Elm by Tana French; Transcription by Kate Atkinson



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Walden Pond

          I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual. 
                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                   
 Henry David Thoreau





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

 

 
 
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