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Sunday Programs

More Sunday adult entertainment in the meeting room. Used to be much more. I look forward to it.

The good news is that we have several great weekend programs coming up.  Please check our newsletter and above 'Events' tab to learn more about the concerts and performances you can look forward to in the coming months.

Better Than Google

How do you find the books you want to read?  Do you belong to Automatically Yours and have all your favorite author's new releases reserved for you?  Do you like the thrill of the hunt and choose serendipitously? Do you ask your friendly librarian for help? Do you read strictly from the best-seller list? My mother had an interesting way of choosing books; she just went to a library shelf and took four or five books in a row, without regard for what they were! I found that amusing and used to say to her,"Oh, you're reading from the Fs this week".  She may have found some great books that way, but she also probably read some duds.
Recently Received Riveting Reads

Director’s Report to the Board of Trustees for March

 1. AV Project

The AV Project is hitting on all cylinders.  The distressed carpet areas in the reference area have been addressed by putting matching replacement tiles in the place of the tiles that were not replaced when new carpeting was laid on the 1st floor a few years ago. 

Almost all of the furniture has been received by the Children’s Department.  Unfortunately some of it will have to be replaced because it was damaged in transit.  All of the children’s DVDs and CDs have been reprocessed for selection and circulation from Children’s Department shelving.

The new shelving for the DVDs and CDs in the adult services area is due for delivery and installation by the time of the Board meeting.  

The electrician has installed the Ethernet cable in the circulation area.  This means that the self-checkout machine will be able to connect to the circulation system.  Once the installation of the machine is complete the connection will permit the self-checkout of all items from the new terminal.

Coming in August

Fiction

Box, C.J. Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country.

Cain, Chelsea. One Kick.

Griffin, W.E.B. with William E. Butterworth IV. Deadly Assets: A Badge of Honor Novel.

Grossman, Lev. The Magician’s Land.

Hoag, Tami. Cold Cold Heart.

Jance, J.A. Remains of Innocence: A Brady Novel of Suspense.

Macomber, Debbie. Love Letters: A Rose Harbor Novel.

McCullough, Colleen. Bittersweet.

Patterson, James & Michael White. Private Down Under.

Preston, Douglas & Lincoln Child. The Lost Island: A Gideon Crew Novel.

Reichs, Kathy. Bones Never Lie.

Robards, Karen. Her Last Whisper.

Sparks, Nicholas. The Best of Me.

Vreeland, Susan. Lisette’s List.

Non-Fiction

Brinkley, Douglas & Luke Nichter. The Nixon Tapes.

Coming in July

Fiction

Atkins, Ace. The Forsaken.

Black, Robin. Life Drawing.

Bohjalian, Chris. Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands.

Coulter, Catherine. Power Play.

Evanovich, Stephanie. The Sweet Spot.

Garwood, Julie. Fast Track.

Harkness, Deborah. The Book of Life.

Johansen, Iris & Roy Johansen. Sight Unseen.

Kellerman, Faye. Murder 101: A Decker/Lazarus Novel.

Kenyon, Sherrilyn. Born of Fury.

Koontz, Dean. The City.

Moriarty, Liane. Untitled.

Scottoline, Lisa & Francesca Serritella. Have a Nice Guilt Trip

Siddons, Anne Rivers. The Girls of August.

Silva, Daniel. Untitled Gabriel Allon No. 14.

Steel, Danielle. A Perfect Life.

Winspear, Jacqueline. The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War.

Woods, Stuart. Cut and Thrust.

Coming in June

Fiction

Brown, Rita Mae & Sneaky Pie Brown. Nine Lives To Die : A Mrs. Murphy Mystery.

Burke, Alafair. All Day and a Night.

Evanovich, Janet. Top Secret Twenty-one: A Stephanie Plum Novel.

Fairstein, Linda. Terminal City/

Frank, Dorothea Benton. The Hurricane Sisters.

Gabaldon, Diana. Written in My Own Heart’s Blood.

Gardiner, Meg. Phantom Instinct.

Hilderbrand, Elin. The Matchmaker.

King, Stephen. Mr. Mercedes.

Kwok, Jean. Mambo in Chinatown.

Lustbader, Eric Van. Robert Ludlum’s (TM) The Bourne Ascendancy.

McMurtry, Larry. The Last Kind Words Saloon.

Patterson, James & David Ellis. Invisible.

See, Lisa. China Dolls.

Shepard, Sara. The Heiresses.

Slaughter, Karin. Cop Town.

Non-Fiction

What's Cooking?: Happy St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday.  We look forward to celebrating it every year along with our Irish friends.   Rockland County’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Pearl River is the second largest parade in New York State behind New York City’s parade.  After enjoying the parade with other enthusiastic revelers, we all look forward to continuing the celebration with great food and good friends.

New Large Print for March 2014

Fiction

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

The Ripper by Isabel Allende 

The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins

The Arrangement by Mary Balogh

Lookaway, Lookaway by Wilton Barnhardt

Cut to the Bone by Jefferson Bass

Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beach

Death of a Policeman by M.C. Beaton 

The Counterfeit Agent by Alex Berenson

Women of a Dangerous Age by Fanny Blake

The Dead In Their Vaulted Arches by C. Alan Bradley

Do or Die by Suzanne Brockmann

Mrs. Lincoln's Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini

Inherit the Dead by Lee Child

Cell by Robin Cook 

The Chase by Janet Evanovich 

Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks

The Kill List by Frederick Forsyth

Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner

Hazardous Duty by W.E.B Griffin

The Silent Wife by A.S.A Harrison

The Death Trade by Jack Higgins

Nonfiction Audiobooks March 2014

BCD 306.097 Dobbs
     Upheaval
by Lou Dobbs.  Read by the author.   7 discs.  7+ hours.

BCD 306.8102 Chupa
     The Longest Date: life as a wife
by Cindy Chupack.  Read by the author and Ian  Wallach.  4 discs.  4+ hours.

BCD 330.973 Dent
     The Demographic Cliff: how to survive and prosper during the great deflation of 2014-2019
by Harry S. Dent, Jr.  Read by the author.  9 discs.  11 hours.

BCD 468.342 Spanish
     Living Language Spanish Complete Edition: beginner through advanced course. 
9 discs.  4 books.

BCD 495.183 Chinese
      Living Language Chinese Complete Edition: beginner through advanced course. 
9 discs.  4 books.

BCD 495.683 Japanese
     Living Language Japanese Complete Edition: beginner through advanced course. 
9 discs.  4 books.

New DVD Releases for March 11th

We have four new titles for Tuesday March 11th. 

Book Thief, The

Broken Circle Breakdown (Foreign Film - Belgium)

Iniside Llewyn David

Out of the Furnace (Christian Bale)

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