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New DVDs December 7

Inception

Lovely Still

MI-5 Volume 7

The Twilight Saga:  Eclipse

Mademoiselle Chambon (France)

Tokyo Story (Japan)

New Large Print for December 2010

Fiction:
Hell's Corner
by David Baldacci

The Valcourt Heiress by Catherine Coulter

I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg

Faithful Place by Tana French

The Liar’s Lullaby by Meg Gardiner

Chasing the Night by Iris Johansen

Bad Blood by John Sandford

Rescue by Anita Shreve

Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner

A Chesapeake Shores Christmas by Sherryl Woods

Santa Fe Edge by Stuart Woods

Non-Fiction:

Decision Points by George W. Bush

At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson

I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron

Be Part of the Library Picture

The West Nyack and New City Library budget referendum is up for a vote on Thursday December 9, 2010.  It is hoped that you will turn out to vote on this important budget at this important time in our history.

West Nyack and the New City Library circulated over 800,000 items last year.  As the below chart shows there has been a steady increase in circulation for the past three years.   In fact it is a 17% increase and in just the current year-to-date there is a 14.7% increase over last year.  

Library Circulaton

December Nonfiction Audiobooks

BCD B Adams
     First Family: Abigail and John Adams
by Joseph J. Ellis.  Read by Kimberly Farr.  9 discs.  10+ hours.

BCD  B Bush
     Decision Points
by George W. Bush.  Read by the author.  16 discs.  18+ hours.

BCD B Jolie
      Angelina: an unauthorized biography
by Andrew Morton.  Read by Bronson Pinchot.  10 discs.  12 hours.

New Mysteries December 2010

Port Mortuary by Patricia Cornwell
Dead Like You by Peter James
City of Dreadful Night by Peter Guttridge
Double Knit Murders by Maggie Sefton
Dead Man's Chest by Kerry Greenwood
Midnight Show Murders by Al Roker
Blood and Fire by Nick Brownlee
Berried to the Hilt by Karen Macinerney
Uplifting Murder by Elaine Viets
Peril at Somner House by Joanna Challis
Dove of Death by Peter Tremayne
Roman Games by Bruce Macbain
Butterfly in Flame by Nicholas Kilmer
Negative Image by Vicki Delany
Murder at the PTA by Laura Alden
A Brisket, a Casket by Delia Rosen
Chocolate Pirate Plot by Joanna Carl

December Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Blum
     The Stormchasers
by Jenna Blum.  Read by Celete Ciulla.  12 discs.  13+ hours.

BCD Bradford
     Playing the Game
by Barbara Taylor Bradford.  Read by Catherine Harvey. 10 discs.  12 hours.

BCD Brewer
     Eighth Grade Bites
by Heather Brewer.  Read by Kevin Pariseau.  4 discs.  4+ hours.

BCD Brewer
     Ninth Grade Slays
by Heather Brewer.  Read by Kevin Pariseau.  6 discs.  7+ hours.

BCD Cannell
     The Prostitutes’ Ball
by Stephen J. Cannell.  Read by Scott Brick.  7 discs.  7+ hours.

BCD Cather
     O Pioneers!
by Willa Cather.  Read by Kate Reading.  5 discs.  6 hours.

New Music Releases December 2010

Archuleta, David.  The Other Side of Down                                        MA ARCH OSO J08

Beethoven.  Early String Quartets                                                      F BEET ESQ D48

New DVDs for December, 2010

THREE DAY DVDS

Byatikrami: The Exception  (Foreign Film – India)                                      #12815

Charlie St. Cloud (Zac Efron)                                                                     #12699

New DVD Releases for November 30th

We have four new releases for Tuesday, November 30th. They are:

Going the Distance (Drew Barrymore)

Knight and Day (Tom Cruise)

Sorcerer's Apprentice, The (Childrens)

Vampires Suck (Comedy)

You Said It!

  Along with a receipt the self checkouts generated the following remarks from our customers:                                           

   "Cool!"  -  the comment heard most often

   "That was easy."  -  Everyone over 55

   "Just like Home Depot"  -  not exactly

   "Are you going to lose your job?"  - NO!

   "Nothing happened"  -  the publisher's barcode was scanned instead of the library's barcode

   "Let me see if I remember how."  - sometimes yes, sometimes no

   "I don't need the receipt.”  -   press the button anyway to close your account

   “I’ll do it”  -  every child under 5

   Best moments:  the smiles on the little one’s faces when they hear the dinging – makes my day every time.

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