Come join us for a free, informative program in March:
“Coming Out of Hibernation: A Talk on Fitness and Nutrition to Rev Up Your Spring and Summer” by Robert Galinski, Jr.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Smyrna Public Library
Bob Galinski is a personal trainer and the owner of Garage Gym Oneida. Most of his clients are not professional athletes, but rather ordinary folks of all ages and abilities who want to build healthy bodies
We are pleased to announce these additions to our collection:
Graphic novel: Pet Robots by Scott Christian Sava.
Non-fiction, standard print: Women of Words: A Personal Introduction to Thirty-Five Important Writers, edited by Janet Bukovinsky Teacher and illustrated by Jenny Powell. This book is lovely, with portraits of the authors, and includes biographies and writing samples. Inspiring!
DVDs: The Blind Side, starring Sandra Bullock; and Sweet Dreams, starring Jessica Lange and Ed Harris. Both movies are based on true stories of extraordinary individuals: Michael Oher, football star; and Patsy Cline, legendary country singer.
The Play-Reading Group will meet again on Thursday, February 23, at 7:00 p.m. We will pick up where we left off at our first meeting with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Part One, Act Two. If you have your own copy of the script, please bring it with you, but a few copies will be on hand at our library. Come join us—it’s fun! All are welcome. If you did not attend the first meeting, have no fear—we will catch you up on the storyline.
We are excited to announce the arrival of new fiction for our adult readers! All in large print: Below the Belt by Stuart Woods; Cross the Line by James Patterson; Curtain of Death by W. E. B. Griffin; The Daredevil Snared by Stephanie Laurens; The Midnight Bell by Jack Higgins; No Man’s Land by David Baldacci; Tom Clancy: True Faith and Allegiance by Mark Greaney; and The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly. All of these novels are additions to series: Below the Belt, Stone Barrington; Cross the Line, Alex Cross; Curtain of Death. Clandestine Operations; The Daredevil Snared, Adventurers Quartet; The Midnight Bell, Sean Dillon; No Man’s Land, John Puller; True Faith and Allegiance, Jack Ryan; and The Wrong Side of Goodbye, Harry Bosch.
We have new novels for our adult readers!
In large print: Robert B. Parker’s Blackjack by Robert Knott; and, under one cover, Dick Francis’s Bloodline by Felix Francis / Love Gently Falling by Melody Carlson. Blackjack is a western in the series with Marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch; the first book in the series, Appaloosa, was made into a movie. Bloodline is a mystery set in the world of horseracing, and Love Gently Falling is about a family beauty salon business.
In standard print: The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge by Michael Punke; and Amish Cooking Class: The Seekers by Wanda E. Brunstetter. The Revenant takes place in the year 1823 in the rugged Rocky Mountains; it was made into a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
We’re having a sweet month of Children’s Storytimes! On Friday, February 10, our theme will be Valentine’s Day, and on Friday, February 24, our theme will be Candy. The starting time for both dates is 10:30 a.m.