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July-August 2016 Newsletter

CLOSED JULY 4th - HOLIDAY

 

SUMMER STORY TIMES

Library story times continue through July.  Sports themes continue for show and tell.

 

July 5, Tuesday 10:30  – OUT OF THE ORDINARY DAY. Bring something EXTRAORDINARY! Register to see Magician, Rick Eugene

 

July 12, Tuesday 10:30  – MOTION COMMOTION DAY. Bring something that WIGGLES! Register to see the Ahuna Family – American Indian/Hawaiian Dance

July 19, Tuesday 10:30 – JOKE DAY. Bring or tell something FUNNY! Register to see DENNIS PORTER AND THE SMILE OLYMPICS

 July 26, Tuesday 10:30 – HAVIN’ A BALL DAY. Bring something from your favorite sports team. Movie! Dance Party! Food! Mural! We will do it all!

 

GAME SHOW PARTY – just for the TEENS!

This year thanks to a donation from the First Church of Christ the Akron Library will be presenting Dennis Porter and the Amazing Game Show Party July 19 at 3 o’clock.  Invite all your friends and join in the FUN!

 

Starting August 1st

BACK TO SCHOOL READING BLITZ

 Any child entering school this fall is eligible to read Akron Library books and win prizes.  That’s it! Read and win! EASY! Stop at the library anytime in August.

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Fiction 

END OF WATCH by Stephen King.  Bad-guy Brady acquires psychic powers in the conclusion of the Bill Hodges series.

THE LAST MILE by David Baldacci.  Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

EXTREME PREY by John Sandford.

HIDE AWAY by Iris Johansen.  

THE DROWNING GIRLS by Paula Treick DeBoard.

METERNITY by Meghann Foye. 

TREASURED by Sherryl Woods. 

DESTINY UNLEASHED by Sherryl Woods.

15th AFFAIR by James Patterson.

THE APARTMENT by Danielle Steel.

BRUSH OF WINGS by Karen Kingsbury.

BRITT-MARIE WAS HERE by Fredrik Backman.

THE WEEKENDERS by Mary Kay Andrews.

DON’T YOU CRY by Mary Kubica.

THE FIREMAN by Joe Hill.
BLOOD FLAG by Steve Martini.

WHEN WE WERE SISTERS by Emilie Richards.

THE WOMAN IN THE PHOTO by Mary Hogan.

THE HOUSE OF SECRETS by Brad Meltzer.

THE GAMES by James Patterson.

THE PURSUIT by Janet Evanovich.

DISHONORABLE INTENTIONS by Stuart Woods.

LaROSE by Louise Erdrich. 

 

New Non-Fiction

 TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER: a proven plan for financial fitness by Dave Ramsey.

FROZEN IN TIME: an epic story of survival and a modern quest for the lost heroes of WWII by Mitchell Zuckoff.

PISTOLS AND PETTICOATS: 175 years of lady detectives in fact and fiction by Erika Janik.

BORN SURVIVORS: three young mothers and their extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope by Wendy Holden.

FOR THE GLORY: Eric Liddell’s journey from Olympic champion to modern martyr by Duncan Hamilton.

GOD GAVE ME YOU: the true story of an oncology nurse, a terminally ill single mother, and the miracle that live on and on by Tricia Seaman.

HAMILTON, THE REVOLUTION: being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America

by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

WHERE THE WIND LEADS: a refugee family’s miraculous story of loss, rescue, and redemption by Vinh Chung.

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES: a mother and son on life, love, and loss by Anderson Cooper.

GREETINGS FROM UTOPIA PARK: surviving a transcendent childhood by Claire Hoffman.

FLYOVER NATION: you can’t run a country you’ve never been to by Dana Loesch.

 

 

 

Akron Book Club  3rd Tuesday at 4 p.m.

 July 19 – THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstern. Fiction. Illusionists Marco and Celia are pitted against each other by their fathers in a deadly battle of magic but defy their masters by falling in love.

 August 16 – UNTIL TUESDAY: a wounded warrior and the golden retriever who saved him by Luis Carlos Montalvaan. Non-fiction.  A story of love between a man and dog and how together they heal each other’s souls.

 

 

BULLETIN BOARD DISPLAYS

 

The Johnson Junior 4-H club will share several of their award-winning projects from the Plymouth County Fair on the library bulletin board in August.