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Making History in January

Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi.  He is known as "The King of Rock 'n' Roll" or simply Elvis.  This legendary performer became an international sensation in 1956.  Since then, his music has been enjoyed by generations of fans and over one billion of his records have been sold.  Whether you already love Elvis or haven't yet discovered his amazing talent, come to the library and check out these books, cds, and movies:

Elvis Presley (J 920 DOL)

Elvis Presley by Rupert Matthews (JB Presley)

All shook up by Barry Denenberg (JB Presley)

Shake, rattle, and roll by Holly George-Warren (J781.66 GEO)

Ten little Elvi by Laura J. Henson (JP Henson)

Elvis, the great performances (DVD)

January 2015 New Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Anderson
     Vanishing Season
by Jodi Lynn Anderson.  Read by Cassandra Campbell.  6 discs.  6+ hours.

BCD Baldacci
     The Escape
by David Baldacci. Read by Ron McLarty and Orlagh Cassidy.  13 discs.  15 hours.

BCD Bezmozgis
     Betrayers
by David Bezmozgis.  Read by Christopher Lane.  6 discs.  6+ hours.

BCD Clare
     The Bane Chronicles
by Cassandra Clare.  Read by various readers.  11 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Connelly
    The Burning Room
by Michael Connelly.  Read by Titus Welliver.  8 discs.  10 hours.

BCD Dashner
    The Rule of Thoughts
by James Dashner.  Read by Erik Davies.  8 discs.  10 hours.

BCD Day
      Captivated by You
by Sylvia Day.  Read by Jill Redfield and Jeremy York.  10 discs.  12 hours.

New DVD Releases for January 6th, 2015

We have three new titles for Tuesday, January 6th.  They are:

Boyhood (Drama - Ethan Hawke)

Girls: Season 3

Left Behind (Drama - Nicolas Cage)

New Music Titles, January 2015

ACDC.  Rock or Bust                                                             ROCK ACDC ROCK

Allen, Kris.  Horizons                                                              POP ALLE HORI

New DVD Titles, January 2015

THREE DAY DVDS                                                                      SECTION

As the Light Goes Out (Foreign Film – Hong Kong)                             Foreign

New Speculative Fiction for January 2015

New to our shelves:

War Dogs by Greg Bear (1, War Dogs) SF, M
Red Rising by Pierce Brown (1, Red Rising trilogy) SF
Silverblind by Tina Connolly (3, Ironskin) F, A, R
A Play of Shadow by Julie E. Czerneda (2, Night's Edge) F, R
A Dance of Ghosts by David Dalglish (5, Shadowdance) F, M
Vampires of Manhattan by Melissa De la Cruz (1, Blue Bloods Coven) H, M, R
Willful Child by Steven Erikson SF
The Book of Strange New Things by Micahel Faber SF
Symbiont by Mira Grant (2, Parasitology) SF, H, M
Dead but Not Forgotten by Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner, eds. (Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood)
    H, M, R (Horror Dead)

New Romance Fiction for January 2015

Note: X=holiday title

In paperback:

The Shocking Secret of a Guest at the Wedding by Victoria Alexander (4, Millworth Manor) H
Treasure on Lilac Lane by Donna Alward (2, Jewel Cove) C
Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews (1, Hidden Legacy) A, F, C, M
Rocky Mountain Freedom by Vivian Arend (6, Six Pack Ranch) C, W, E
Jagged by Kristen Ashley (5, Colorado Mountain) C, M
Only Enchanting by Mary Balogh (4, Survivor's Club) H
Scandalous Summer Nights by Anne Barton (3, Honeycote) H
Make You Remember by Macy Beckett (2, Dumont Bachelors) C
The Accidental Countess by Valerie Bowman (2, Playful Brides) H

Local History December 2014 Newsletter

We have a new local history email list to keep you apprised of new programming and resources related to local history.  We just released our first issue which you can read online here.   The highlights of this month’s newsletter Local History December 2014 Newsletterare a lecture in January 27th about the Civil War in Rockland County, a new display on the lost hamlet of Sandyfield curated by members of the Historical Society of the Palisades Interstate Park Region and the announcement that an Outreach grant from the Ramapo Catskill Library System will help us continue collecting oral history interviews and create programs from these audio interviews.   Sign up for the local history email list here: 

Two new book groups for 2015

In January, the children's department is launching two new programs for families.  Miss Amina's "Family Book Discussion" is for children in grades 4-6 with an adult and meets Wednesday January 28 at 6:30pm.  This group will be discussing No Talking by Andrew Clements. Registration begins January 14.  "Friends & Family Book Club" is for kids in grades 3-5 with or without a grownup and meets Thursday January 29 at 6:30pm.  Mrs. B will be moderating our discussion of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Copies of this book by Roald Dahl will be available to check out when you register, beginning January 5.

We Need Your Help to Better Serve You

Please take a few minutes to fill out our survey. The results will help us prepare for the future of the library as part of our new strategic plan. Supply your email address in the last question and you will be automatically qualify for our drawing for a Kindle Fire 7" eReader.

 

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