High School Book Club at the Wakarusa Public Libraryby Shondra Brown on August 30, 2015
Starting this fall, the Wakarusa Public Library will be having a High School book club that will meet once a quarter. The first meeting will take place on Monday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m., and registration has now begun. Upon registration, participants will receive a copy of “The Martian”, by Andy Weir, along with discussion questions. Registration is required, and this event is open to students in grades 9-12.
The Library Board will be meeting at 7:45 a.m. on Friday, September 11, and the public is welcome to attend.
Story Hour children will hear tiger stories, including Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown, on September 14 and September 15 at 10:15 a.m. The sessions are for children ages 3 – 5 years old who are registered for the program.
Beginning Story Hour, ages 18 – 36 months, will meet new fall friends on September 16, at 10:00 a.m. Registered children will go on nighttime adventures with different books, and this week will hear Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri.
Join us on Thursday, September 17, at 6:30 p.m. for our Family Game Night! This will be a great opportunity for your family to show off their gaming skills! We will have life size games available (Jenga, Tic Tac Toe, Memory) and some fun trivia/board games (Beat the Parents, Go Fish) and much more. Registration is required, and all ages are welcome to attend. An adult caregiver or parent must accompany each registered family.
“The Coyote and the Bear” is currently running on our Dial-A-Story Line at 862-4441. Callers will hear how the coyote learns a lesson about farming.
New Adult Nonfiction Books
“The Apple Cookbook: 125 Freshly Picked Recipes” by Olwen Woodier
“Most Likely to Succeed: a New Vision for Education to Prepare our Kids for Today's Innovation Economy” by Tony Wagner
“Real Baby Food: Easy, All-natural Recipes for Your Baby and Toddler” by Jenna Helwig
“Special Needs Trusts: Protect Your Child's Financial Future” by Kevin Urbatsch