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What’s happening at the Delphos Library in the month of April? The answer to this question can be found by making a visit to the library, our website www.delphos.lib.oh.us and the Delphos Library Facebook page. There are many activities planned for the month at the library. We will celebrate National Library week April 15-20. The theme is Communities matter@ your library. Please come celebrate our wonderful community at the library with the wonderful activities that have been planned. Stay tuned to the newspaper for more details!

Starting in April 2 voters may vote absentee, please remember the library has a 0.6 mil renewal levy on the ballot. The library needs the community to support the renewal of this vital levy, please vote YES.

DVD’s titles added to the collection this month:

A Dark Truth

Alex Cross

Anna Karenina

Argo

Barbie in the Pink Shoes

Breaking Dawn Part 2

Bully

Downton Abbey Season 3

Rise of the Guardians

Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought

Sofia the first: Once upon a Princess

Taken 2

Wreck it Ralph

Nonfiction

American Story: A Lifetime Search for Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things by Bob Dotson

Bob Dotson’s reports celebrate the inspirational stories of everyday Americans. Dotson has been crisscrossing the country for more than forty years—logging more than four million miles—in search of people who have quietly but profoundly changed our lives and our country for the better. American Story is a deeply moving and endlessly fascinating alternative narrative for everyone who yearns to feel good about America.

Easy-to-Build Outdoor Projects: 29 Projects for Your Yard and Garden by Popular Woodworking

From Adirondack chairs and porch swings, to birdhouses and potting benches, Easy-to-Build Outdoor Projects is filled with the types of practical and attractive projects woodworkers love to build. The plans are simple - many only require a handful of tools - and every project comes with step-by-step instructions.

Facebook for Seniors: Quicksteps by Carole Matthews

Start using Facebook right away—the Quicksteps way. In Facebook for Seniors Quicksteps, color photos and screen shots with clear instructions show you how to enjoy the benefits of the world’s most popular social networking site. Written by a senior for seniors, this easy-to-follow guide shows you how to create your Facebook account, control privacy settings, find and manage friends, and share posts, links, and videos.

Fiction

Abide with Me: A Novel by Sabin Willett

A small-town bad boy, forged into a man in the fires of Afghanistan, returns home, still burning with a romantic obsession nothing can quench. As the fog lifts one morning, a lone soldier is walking home. Who is he? The sleepy, gossipy town of Hoosick Bridge, Vermont, has forgotten him, but it will soon remember. He is Roy Murphy, returning to face his violent, complicated reputation. Returning to Emma Herrick, descendant of Hoosick Bridge’s first family, who occupies its grandest, now decaying, house: the Heights. Their intense and unlikely adolescent romance provided scandalous gossip for the town. The young lovers escaped Hoosick Bridge, but Emma remained Roy’s obsession long after they parted. Now Roy returns from Afghanistan a changed and extraordinary man who will stop at nothing to obtain a piece of the Herricks’ legacy.

Gotcha! by Fern Michaels

THEY’RE BACK…! Sometimes, justice is a long time coming. That’s the case with Julie Wyatt, whose story strikes close to home for the original founder of the Sisterhood, Myra Rutledge, and her best friend — and fellow Sister — Annie. Julie is convinced her greedy daughter-in-law Darlene had something to do with the mysterious circumstances surrounding her son Larry’s death. She desperately wants to get a confession out of Darlene — and to ensure the safety of Larry’s daughter, Olivia. As Myra, Annie, and their cohorts dig deeper into Darlene’s shady dealings, events unfurl in a way that no one could have predicted, bringing to light the true meaning of loyalty and courage — and the kind of friendship that can create miracles…

You and I, Me and You by MaryJanice Davidson

This is the final book in Davidson’s laugh-out-loud trilogy featuring an unconventional FBI agent who finds love in the most unexpected places. Candice (and her sisters) has moved in with Patrick and everything is more than she could have ever dreamed. Except why does the dreamy Dr. Gallo keep popping up unexpectedly in her fantasies? When her pleasantly steady love life suddenly starts looking pretty darn shaky, Candice and her sisters find themselves knee-deep in a new case that brings the escaped Threefer Killers back onto the scene. The stakes are higher, the danger more real, the hi-jinks more hilarious, and the love and passion are more delicious in this final book of an unforgettable trilogy.

Memorials

Craft: Techniques and Projects

Handsewn: the essential techniques for tailoring and embellishment by Rowan

Quilt and sew: country style by Godske-Rasmussen

Quiltings, Frolicks & Bees by Reich

Shadow by Morpturgo

Helen’s big world: life of Helen Keller by Rappaport

Lucky Ducklings by Moore

Sports Illustrated Kids full count: top 10 lists of everything in baseball

In memory of: Janet Wilhelm

Given by: Roger Wilhelm

Downton Abbey Season 3

In Memory of Chuck Calvelage

Given by: Irene, Anthony Calvelage and Laura Baird

The Guardian by Lewis

In memory of: Polly Geise

Given by: Geise Family

God gave us Christmas by Bergren

In memory of: Troy Reindel

Given by: Reindel Family

Donations

Fu Fu Frank by Bonifas

Given by: Landeck Catholic Ladies of Columbia Council 84

FROM THE CHILDREN’S CORNER:

Where is Curious George? A Look and Find Book by Cynthia Platt

What do you get when you combine Curious George and a ‘Look and Find’ book? Hours of viewing and reading fun, that’s what you get. Each page puts that little monkey in a new setting: a cabin in the woods, a castle, and a tree house are just a few. The text asks the reader to find five items in the picture (they are also pictured for nonreaders) and of course, you have to find George. There is lots of fun waiting between these pages.

Lucky Ducklings by Eva Moore

In June 2000, five little ducks toppled down a sewer grate while out on a walk with their mother and were rescued by a man with a pick-up truck and several local firefighters. This is the story of that rescue beautifully written into a picture book for the whole family to enjoy. As the ducks and their babies come back to the canal, spring is the perfect time to enjoy this story of how life often collides with nature.

Above Average by Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements just seems to know the inner workings of a child’s mind. His other titles like ‘Frindle’ have been popular because of his keen insight into issues kids face. He adds humor and common sense into the mix. In this story, Jordan feels average, average looks, average smarts, average talent, while everyone else seems to be remarkable, beautiful and tremendously talented. So Jordan sets out to become remarkable by the end of school year. She gets that opportunity when a tornado hits her middle school and she leads the children to safety.

Shadow by Michael Morpurgo

Aman and his mother have beat incredible odds to arrive in England: they have left behind the war in Afghanistan, a murdered father and grandfather, and the cruel treatment of the Taliban. Aman also left behind a little dog named Shadow, who was much more than a loyal friend. Now he and his mother are in danger of being deported and are being held in a crowded prison. Who will come to their defense? Morpurgo is also the author of the best-selling ‘War Horse’.

Ripley’s Believe it or Not Sports by Geoff Tibballs

Ripley’s Believe it or Not Wild Animals by Camilla de la Bedoyere

The Ripley’s folks are famous for hard-to-believe books full of daring photos, unusual (to say the least) people and their unusual deeds. They never seem to disappoint a young reader’s thirst for the bizarre and mind-boggling. In the ‘sports’ title there is the water-skiing squirrel, the man who bends nails with his teeth and ‘cow patty bingo’. In the ‘animals’ title readers will find an African Watusi steer with horns 7 feet across and Dr. Norman Gary, an insect scientist who allows up to 100,000 bees to swarm all over his body. Read to decide if you believe it or not!

 

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