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Staff Reads: November 2013

Administrator : November 6, 2013 5:35 pm : Elkhart Public Library

 What do people who work at the Elkhart Public Library read? Just about everything.

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These are the books we are reading
(and listening to) this month.

ALLEGIANT, Veronica Roth (YA FIC)

BIRDBATHS AND PAPER CRANES, Sharon Randall (814.6 R189)

BRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY, Helen Fielding (FIC)

CASUAL VACANCY, J.K. Rowling (FIC)

A CLASH OF KINGS, George Martin (FAN)

THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN, Holly Black (YA FIC)
I don’t normally like vampire books, but this one is sucking me in! ~Allison, Young People’s Services

COVER OF NIGHT, Linda Howard (ROM)

DAY OF HONEY: A MEMOIR OF FOOD, LOVE, AND WAR, Ciezadlo, Annia (070.92 C569)

THE GRAVEYARD BOOK, Neil Gaiman (J FIC; YA FIC)

THE HIT, David Baldacci (FIC)

THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN,  Mark Twain (FIC)

THE HUSBAND’S SECRET, Liane Moriarty (FIC)

IMITATION IN DEATH, J.D. Robb (MYS)

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, Rebecca Skloot (616.02774 S628)

KALE: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE WORLD’S MOST COMPLETE SUPERFOOD, Stephanie Pederson (641.65347 P371)

LEAN LIBRARY MANAGEMENT: ELEVEN STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING COSTS AND IMPROVING CUSTOMER SERVICES,
John J. Huber (025.1 H877)

THE LONGEST RIDE, Nicholas Sparks (FIC)

THE LORD OF OPIUM, Nancy Farmer (YA FIC)
This book is the sequel to THE HOUSE OF THE SCORPION, the award winning novel by Nancy Farmer. It begins where the first book ends, and has a very satisfying conclusion.
~Donna, Osolo Branch

MORE OR LESS: CHOOSING A LIFESTYLE OF EXCESSIVE GENEROSITY, Jeff Shinabarger (241.4 S556)

NIGHT FILM, Marisha Pess (FIC)

PLAGUE SHIP, Leonard Goldberg (MYS)
I am enjoying this book VERY much. (I hate to read it because I want it to last!) ~Debbie, Popular Materials

R y JULIE, Isaac Marion (Spanish edition of WARM BODIES) (YA HOR)

THE REAL BOY, Anne Ursu (J FIC)

THE SIXTH MAN (King & Maxwell novel 5), David Baldacci (FIC)

THE TALISMAN, Stephen King & Peter Straub (HOR)

THANKLESS IN DEATH, J. D. Robb. (MYS)

TURN COAT, Jim Butcher (FAN)

WHEN SUMMER’S IN THE MEADOW, Niall Williams &
Christine Breen

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Toddlers’ Halloween Parade (Video)

Administrator : October 31, 2013 2:34 pm : Elkhart Public Library

A cast of tiny characters paraded through the Main Library on Halloween morning. Delighted staff members passed out treats. Here they are in the Reference Department.

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Halloween Horror Movie Marathon

Administrator : October 25, 2013 10:54 am : Elkhart Public Library

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Get Your Fill of Chills and Thrills!

Join us Thursday, October 31 at the Main Library for an all-day
movie marathon, featuring four horror flicks, all 2013 feature films.

Starting times will be 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00.

Licensing restrictions prevent us from naming the movies, but among the featured actors are Brad Pitt, Patrick Wilson, Jane Levy and Ethan Hawke. Three of them are rated R and one is PG-13

Please call 522-2665 for title information.

Horror houseUp for a little more horror?  The next day, November 1 is our Classic First Friday film. Join us in watching a movie from 1973, starring Linda Blair, Ellen Burstyn and Max von Sydow, still considered one of the scariest movies ever made.

This movie predates ratings, but is for ages 17 & older.

Interested? Call 522-2665 for the title.

 

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EPL Sci Fi Author Geoff Trowbridge to Sign Books at Mummphys

Administrator : October 23, 2013 5:28 pm : Elkhart Public Library

Geoff-picNot only is Geoff Trowbridge our Computer Network Administrator, he is also a writer of science fiction! Among his titles are STAR TREK: MYRIAD UNIVERSES: ECHOES AND REFRACTIONS and SUICIDE NOTE in THE SKY’S THE LIMIT a STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION book.

Geoff will be at Mummphys Book Nook at the Concord Mall this Saturday, from 1-4 p.m. to talk about his experiences on the road to being published, and to sign copies of his books.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Add Chilton Online Library to Your Auto Repair Toolbox

Administrator : October 22, 2013 4:06 pm : Elkhart Public Library

Automotive Repair Information for Do-It-Yourself People

“You learn by doing, are unafraid of challenges, and feel proud when completing a job well done. Chilton has been helping people like you maintain cars and trucks for more than 80 years. We know how to help you succeed.”

Chilton pic-02Work on your car anytime, day or night. Visit our Online Resources for complete maintenance and repair information from Chilton, the most trusted name in auto repair. Resident Elkhart Public Library (EPL) card holders can access the Chilton Library from any device with an Internet connection.

To access the Chilton Library:

• Go to www.myepl.org/info247

•  Click on the + next to Car Repair, then click Access from Home (next to “Chilton Library Car Repair”)

• Enter your EPL card number and click “Proceed”

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• Use the Vehicle Selector to choose year, make and model

• Select a category–repair, maintenance, or bulletins/recalls– to view available information

Then grab a wrench, pop the hood and start your repairs!

 

 

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