Shelburne Library news

March 26, 2014   ·   0 Comments

A sunny day today lulls us into actually thinking spring is here… except that  the weather reports are already alerting us to another storm on the way. So stock up on books and make sure you have lots to read. We have another shipment of new ones coming in later this week so check out that New Books section on our Home page.

• Dufferin Reads: One Book One County: As an added feature leading up to our Grand Finale on May 13th with Robert J. Sawyer, his editor, Adrienne Kerr of Penguin Books Canada,   will be talking to aspiring writers and anyone else interested in what goes on behind the scenes before a book is published. She will be at Orangeville Public Library on Wed. April 9, at 7pm. You were fascinated with Robert when he was here for the launch, so if you are curious about the need for editing, this is the session for you. Please register with Orangeville, Grand Valley or Shelburne Public Library or BookLore

• Focus on Seniors: We just received some great new LP books and some more new CNIB Talking Books.  Anne Crowder has just finished delivering a wonderful selection to three of the seniors on our Home Outreach program. We have 12 patrons enjoying this program and could serve a few more. We do our best to select the books and magazines YOU will enjoy. Please call us if you would like to try this service. It is free and we enjoy bringing our materials to you. Call 519-925-2168

• TD Summer Reading: While this program is still a few months away (Kick off is July 5) we are already checking out the theme: Eureka and thinking about all the innovative reading, activities and experiments we can do. We will be hiring our summer student to help with the development of all the fun activities starting in May.

• Rose’s Book Club – Thursday, March 27 at 2 p.m.: We have quite a few new books to discuss this week and I will be talking about a new author that I’ve just read for the first time – Barbara Rogan, and her book Dangerous Fiction. There are lots more for you to enjoy so do join us on Thursday.

The other new books that have been added to the catalogue include the following:


Dangerous women edited by George R.R. Martin

Golden State by Michelle Richmond

I shall be near to you by Erin Lindsay McCabe

The deepest secret by Carla Buckley

The eye of the day by Dennison Smith

Archetype by M.D. Waters

The last enchantments by Charles Finch

The exiles return by Elisabeth De Waal

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

The Wiley O’Reilly by Patrick Taylor

Snowblind by Christopher Golden

Moriarity returns a letter by Michael Robertson

Shoot the dog by Brad Smith

After I’m gone by Laura Lippman

The Counterfeit agent by Alex Berenson

Killer by Jonathan Kellerman

Something red by Douglas Nicholas

Chance by Kem Nunn

Thirty girls by Susan Minot

Non fiction:

Empires of the dead by David Crane

Blood Royal by Eric Jager

Knowing Mandela by John Carlin

ADHD does not exist by Richard Saul

A Feathered river across the sky by Joel Greenberg

How to be the world’s smartest traveler by Christopher Elliott

Find Momo by Andrew Knapp

Eyewitness Travel:  Canada

Eat it to beat it! by David Zinczenko

I can see clearly now by Wayne Dyer



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