We have several people and businesses to thank for making our summer endeavors successful.
Summer Reading Program: The kids in our community and our superb co-leaders, Anna Schlernitzauer and Cassie Beaver. We would also like to thank those who brought animals to the program: Josh and Heather Lathrop, Cassie Beaver, Abbie and Sarah Day, and Kathy Schlernitzauer.
There are many to thank for our 18th Annual Ice Cream Social: Hood and Gilligan’s for the ice cream; all the wonderful bakers; the Smyrna Fire Department and Auxiliary; music by Mike and Sophia Khoury and Joe Lombardi; and the community for your support and volunteer help.
The library will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th. Our Saturday hours will resume on September 9th, 10 a.m. to noon.
We are happy to announce several additions to our collection:
Adult fiction, large print: The Gate House by Nelson DeMille.
DVDs for adults and older teens: Ancient Adventures Collection (4 movies), Awakening the Zodiac, Ben-Hur (50th Anniversary), The Bourne Supremacy, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Client, Dreamgirls, 47 Ronin, The Ghost and the Darkness, King Arthur: Excalibur Rising, Mythica: The Darkspore, The Promise, The Razor’s Edge, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Sword Master, and Wonder Woman – Commemorative Edition (animated).
Our 18th Annual Ice Cream Social takes place tonight, Monday, August 14th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Smyrna Firehouse. There will be lots of homemade desserts and, of course, ice cream! We will also be treated to music by Mike Khoury on keyboard and possibly his daughter Sophia on violin. The cost is $2.00 per person.
We are pleased to announce these new additions to our collection:
Adult fiction, large print: A Hiss before Dying by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown; No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Short Stories by Lee Child; Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton; Camino Island by John Grisham; The Dressmaker’s Dowry by Meredith Jaeger; and Falling for Gracie by Susan Mallery.
Adult fiction, standard print: Amish Cooking Class: The Blessing by Wanda E. Brunstetter.
Adult non-fiction, large print: Al Franken: Giant of the Senate by Al Franken.
DVDs for adults and older teens: Brother’s Keeper (Ray Wise); The Pink Panther (Steve Martin); and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.
The concert season is coming to an end for the Smyrna Citizens’ Band. The final concert is Monday, August 7th, and will take place at the Smyrna Town Hall. Monday evening hours for the Smyrna Public Library have ended, and so too has our book sale. Saturday morning hours begin again on September 9th, after Labor Day.