The Monett Branch Library has several events planned for April.
The first will be a special "Easter Bunny" themed Storytime with a visit from the Easter Bunny at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4. Children of all ages are invited to attend.
The library will celebrate "National Library Week" from April 8 through April 14 with several activities, including a "Bookmark Designing Contest" for children and teens. Winners will be chosen from three categories: ages 5 to 8; ages 9 to 12, and teens. Entry forms will be available at the library's circulation desk beginning Monday, April 2. Entries will be taken until Monday, April 9 and then displayed at the library through National Library Week. The winners will be announced on Friday, April 13. Winners will receive a prize and have their design printed on bookmarks that will be distributed at the library.
Other events planned during National Library Week include the Award Winning Book Club will meet at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11; a Wii Gaming Event at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 12; and Patron Appreciation Day on Friday, April 13, during which the public is invited to visit the library and enjoy refreshments that will be available throughout the day.
New adult fiction titles include: "Lucky Penny: A Coulter Family Historical Novel" by Catherine Anderson; "Phantom" by Ted Bell; "Born to Darkness" by Suzanne Brockmann; "Echoes of Titanic" by Mindy Starns Clark; "The Legacy of Eden" by Nelle Davy; "A Perfect Blood" by Kim Harrison; "Guilty Wive" by James Patterson; "The Secret Speech" by Tom Rob Smith; "When the Smoke Clears" by Lynette Eason; "Fall From Grace" by Richard North Patterson; and "Thunder Rolling on the High Plains" by Lester Stanley Orestad.
New non-fiction titles include: "U.S. Immigration Made Easy" by Ilona Bray; "What Every Veteran Should Know, and Poisons and Antidotes: An A to Z Guide" by Carol Turkington.
|New youth and children's titles include: "Grandpa Green" by Lane Smith; and "Half Upon a Time" by James Riley.|
For more information, calling 235-6646 or visit http://tlc.library.net/bll.