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“Count the Candy Canes” Contest at the Wakarusa Public Library

by Shondra Brown on November 24, 2014

December is ‘Count the Candy Canes’ contest time at the Wakarusa Public Library!  Search the library to find the hidden candy canes.  Look high and low and not so slow in order to find them all!  Receive your entry slip at the front desk, then enter your name and answer in the drawing to win a prize. The contest will run from December 1-20, and the winner will be drawn on December 22! 

Story Hour children will hear bear stories, including Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson, on December 8 and December 9 at 10:15 a.m.  The sessions are for children ages 3 – 5 years old who are registered for the program.

            The annual Toys for Tots toy drive will be running until December 11.  A donation box is located in the front foyer of the library, and donations will be distributed through the Family Christian Development Center in Nappanee.

            The library recently received a donation in memory of Barbara Holaway and has added the following books to our collection; Beautiful Moon – A Child’s Prayer by Tonya Bolden , Blizzard by John Rocco, Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, My Grandfather’s Coat retold by Jim Aylesworth, and The Three Little Pigs by Margot Zemach.  We would like to thank the following people for these memorial gifts:  Dean & Sue Ferguson; Adam, Tina & Dakota Hartman; Phil & Linda Hartman; Ben, Joslynn & Emmy Hehls; Jason, Amy, Bela & Jack Phebus; Lana Weldy; and Walt & Carolyn Weldy. 

            “Hanukkah” is currently running on our Dial A Story Line. Hear this tale at 862-4441.

 New Adult Books

“The Cinderella Murder:  An Under Suspicion Novel” by Mary Higgins Clark

“The Free” by Brian Ruckley

“Gossamer Ghost” by Laura Childs

“The Mistletoe Promise: A Novel” by Richard Paul Evans

“Necessary Lies” by Diane Chamberlain

“A New York Christmas” by Anne Perry

“The Paris Winter” by Imogen Robertson

“Three Story House” by Courtney Miller Santo

“Wyoming Strong” by Diana Palmer


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