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New Speculative Fiction for January 2012

New to our shelves:

Salvation's Reach by Dan Abnett (13, Warhammer 40K: Gaunt's Ghosts) SF
Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper by Robert Bloch H
The Demon Lover by Juliet Dark (1, Callie McFay) F, R, H
New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird by Paula Guran, ed. (3, Recent Monster anthologies) H
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill H
Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James H
The Gravedigger's Ball by Solomon Jones (2, Coletti) H, M
The Third Section by Jasper Kent (3, Danilov quintet) H
Dragon Mound by Richard A. Knaak (1, Knight in Shadow trilogy) F, M

January Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Baldacci
     Zero Day
by David Baldacci.  Read by Ron McLarty and Orlagh Cassidy.  12 discs.  13+ hours.

BCD Barclay
     The Accident
by Linwood Barclay.  Read by Peter Berkrot.  11 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Brooks
     The Measure of the Magic
by Terry Brooks.  Read by Phil Gigante.  12 discs.  14+ hours.

BCD Clancy
     Locked On
by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney.  Read by Lou Diamond Phillips.  15 discs.  17+ hours.

BCD Coben
     Miracle Cure
by Harlan Coben.  Read by Scott Brick.  11 discs.  13+ hours.

BCD Connelly
      The Brass Verdict
by Michael Connelly.   Read by Peter Giles.  10 diccs.  11+ hours.

All Aboard! Storytime at Congers Train Station

Join Mrs. B for a six-week Winter session at the Congers Train Station.  We will begin our weekly program on Tuesday January 24 at 10:00am and our last session will be Tuesday February 28.  Remember to bring your floor mat and a grown-up!  Come to as many sessions as are convenient for you.  No registration is necessary.  This storytime is appropriate for preschoolers 3 and up.  Hope to see you there!  (Please check the library website during inclement weather, in case we get stuck in the snow and can't meet!)

Every Child Ready To Read

Child Reading EVERY CHILD READY TO READ!   FREE WORKSHOP! 

Wednesday January 25 or Thursday January 26  from 10:00 - 11:00 .  To register, call 639-5619

or e-mail clarkstownfrclc@gmail.com

You are your child's first teacher. Do you really know HOW  to read to them?  This research based presentation will explore how to work with your child at home to develop the building blocks of literacy, so that they can enter school with an advantage.  Children who start kindergarten with strong pre-reading skills are ready to learn, and to succeed. This free program is made possibile through the generous support of The New City Library, Clarkstown Family Resource Centers and Rockland 21 C. 

New DVD Releases for January 17th, 2012

We have three new titles for Tuesday, January 17th.  They are:

Abduction (Taylor Lautner)

Ides of March (Ryan Gosling)

Shark Night (Horror)

Top Secret Website

The National Security Agency's website has a cool page for youngsters called America's Cryptokids.  Fun games and activities teach all about codes and ciphers, as well as how to make and break them.   In addition, find out how the NSA works to protect our government's secrets.

CHECK IT OUT:  http://nsa.gov/kids/index.htm

(scroll to the bottom of NSA home page and click on Kids Page icon)

eReaders are Here

E-book readers have come to the New City Library.  Today, Friday the 13th, the library has added 25 eReaders to our collection for checkout by New City and West Nyack cardholders.  Each eReader edition is preloaded with 8 to 10 titles by genre.  As an example, the eReader dedicated to Legal and Espionage titles has the following books to be read:

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John LeCarre, The Bricklayer by Noah Boyd, Bloodmoney by David Ignatius,The WholeTruth by David Baldacci,  Rain Fall by Barry Eisler, Innocent by Scott Turow,The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly,The Confession by John Grisham,The Last Innocent Man by Phillip Margolin, and Silent Mercy by Linda Fairstein.

Other subjects for the eReaders are Popular, Horror, Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mysteries, Romance and others.  Five of the eReaders are dedicated to Children’s and Teen titles. 

It is truly a revolution in how we read and the New City Library is proud to be a part of it.  Come in today and check us out.

New DVD Releases for January, 2012

THREE DAY DVDS

30 Minutes or Less (Jesse Eisenberg)

Art of Getting By (Emma Roberts)

Colombiana

Cowboys & Aliens

Crazy Stupid Love

Debt, The

Friends With Benefits (Justin Timberlake)

Fright Night

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Help, The

Margin Call (Kevin Spacey)

Midnight In Paris

One Day (Anne Hathaway)

Our Idiot Brother (Paul Rudd)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (James Franco)

Straw Dogs (Kate Bosworth)

Tempest, The (Helen Mirren)

Warrior 

TWO WEEK DVDS

30 Rock: Season 5

Big Love: Complete Fifth Season

Glee: The Concert

New Music Releases, January 2012

Black Stone Cherry.  Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea    MR BLAC BTD R24

Blige, Mary.  My Life II                                                                   MR BLIG MLII G28

Blondie.  Panic of Girls                                                                   MR BLON POG E90

Chapters: A Winter Pastime

It's January and the hustle bustle of the holidays is over. Ah....to sit down with a good book but, you want to discuss it with someone else. Here is the perfect opportunity. Join the fiction book club at the library. Chapters  is the name of the group that meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7:15 PM. Each month, there will be an informal discussion of the chosen selection. All opinions are respected and title suggestions are always welcomed. Selections range from the classics to more current fiction. For more information, call 634-4997 ext 139. Chapters is proud to announce that it is nearing its 8th-year anniversary! Be a part of this active group.

 

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