Children of all ages are invited to a "Spooky Stories and Halloween Costume Contest" at the Monett Branch Library on Monday, Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. Halloween-themed stories will be read, and prizes will be awarded for the scariest, silliest and cutest costumes. For more information about this event, contact the library.
New adult fiction titles at the Monett Branch Library include: "Operation Napoleon" by Indridason Arnaldur; "Love Remains" by Kaye Dacus; "The Evil Inside" by Heather Graham; "Dry as Rain" by Gina Holmes; "The Waiting Game" by Jayne Ann Krentz; "Christmas at Timberwoods" by Fern Michaels; "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern; "A Man for All Seasons" by Diana Palmer; "The Lamp" by Jim Stovall; "Baby, It's Cold Outside" by Susan May Warren; "The Tears of the Sun" by S.M. Stirling; and "Seed of Evil" by David Thompson.
New non-fiction titles include: "Recession-Proof Living" by Bill Wiese; "Housing Reclaimed" by Jessica Kellner; "Yoga for All of Us" by Peggy Cappy; "The Digital Mom Handbook" by Audrey Couto McClelland; "The Lazy Couponer" by Jamie Chase; "From Trash to Treasure: Evolution of an Ozarks Junkyard" by Betty Craker Henderson; and "A Heart for Freedom" by Chai Ling.
New youth titles include: "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda" by Tom Angleberger; "First Kill" by Heather Brewer; "Fire" by Kristin Cashore; "Ranger's Apprentice" by John Flanagan; "Silence" by Becca Fitzpatrick; "Behind the Gates" by Eva Gray; "Vanish" by Sophie Jordan; "The Son of Neptune" by Rick Riordan; "Wondertruck" by Brian Selznick; and "Every Thing On It" by Shel Silverstein.
New DVDs include: Buck; The Derby Stallion; Kidnap & Rescue; Sharpe's Justice; Thoroughly Modern Millie; and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
For more information about the Monett Branch Library, located at 213 Sixth St., call 235-6646 or visit http://tlc.library.net/bll.