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Pierce City Library News

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Pierce City Library has added one new CD book entitled "On the Run" by Iris Johansen.

In the young adult section, two new titles have been added. The titles are: "The Girl in the Steel Corset" by Kady Cross; and "I am Number Four" by Pittacus Lore.

New adult fiction titles include: "Christmas Belles of Georgia: Four-in-One Collection" with stories by Jeanie Smith Cash, Rose Allen McCauley, Jeri Odell and Debra Ullrick; "A Christmas Wish: A Linden Corners Novel" by Joseph Pittman; and "A Bride's Portrait of Dodge City, Kansas" by Erica Vetsch.

"The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories" by Dr. Seuss has been added to the preschooler titles. This book contains seven stories written between 1948 and 1959 that were rediscovered for publication in 2011.

The Pierce City Fire Department visited Story Time and Lap Time on Oct. 8 for Fire Safety Week. The children enjoyed seeing the fire truck and hearing the siren. After the truck left, the children practiced "stop, drop and roll" and then made Dalmatian pudding, which was vanilla pudding with mini chocolate chips.

The Halloween party for preschoolers and toddlers will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 1. Everyone is invited to come in costume and bring cameras. Parents can bring store-bought treats, and following the reading of a Halloween book and an art project, the children will have treats.

The preschool Story Time is held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Lap Time follows at 11 a.m. The Bookworm Club will meet at 4 p.m. on Nov. 9. Bookworms are children in elementary school through high school. Students are asked to come to the library and get a book to read and a book report form to bring to the meeting on Nov. 9.

The Pierce City Branch Library is located at 101 N. Walnut. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more information, call 417-476-5110.

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