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by Goodall Library Staff

Upcoming Events & Programs:

November 15th @ 6pm: The Rory Gilmore Book Club: Join in any time. Read a book each month that was featured on the show “Gilmore Girls” and discuss in a group here at the Library. Club meets the third Monday of every month at 6pm. This month’s book: The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum.

November 18th @ 11am – 1pm: Kids Read With Dogs: We will have some special therapy dog guests joining us for our regular Pre-K Story Time this Thursday from 11am – noon. The dogs will then be available for anyone to visit with and read to one-on-one from 12pm – 1pm. Call the Library at 324-4714 or send us a message on social media to sign up for a slot to read to one of these great dogs. Dogs and handlers are members of the Golden Love Therapy Dog Team from Wells, ME.

Every Wednesday from 2:30pm – 4:30pm: LEGO Club: Recommended for kids ages 5 – 12. Drop in any time to build a Lego creation and display it in the Children’s Room at the Library. This month we would love to see some Thanksgiving/Fall themes!

Every Thursday Morning: Story Times: Baby/Toddler Rhyme Time at 10:30 am (ages 0 – 3) and Pre-K Story Time at 11:00 am (ages 3 – 6)

Reminders:

  • The Library will be closed on Thursday 11/25 and Friday 11/26 for Thanksgiving
  • Masks are no longer required in the building but are still strongly suggested
  • In addition to our many books, DVDs, and audiobooks, we also have the following items available for checkout: puzzles, wifi hotspots, magazines, sleds, and a ukulele
  • Printing services are 25 cents/page. Fax is $1.00/page. 
  • Goodall Library is selling merch as a fundraiser – great for Christmas gifts! We have some in stock at the library or you can fill out a custom order form. There are sweatshirts, adult tees and baseball tees, kids’ tees, canvas tote bags, stainless steel water bottles, vinyl stickers, and cookbooks available. Pay with cash, check, or PayPal. 

New Books at the Library:

Adult Fiction: Pup Fiction by Laurien Berenson: Dog show champ and amateur sleuth Melanie Travis is expecting a relaxing summer, but when a new batch of dalmatian puppies arrives and set off a series of mysterious events including the discovery of a body at her kids’ camp, she realizes her summer is going to be altogether different than she imagined.

Adult Nonfiction: Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods & Heroes by Edith Hamilton (75th Anniversary Edition): This is a stunningly illustrated and enchanting update to a classic collection of Greek, Roman, and Norse myths for all ages.

Young Adult: Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson: The sequel to the hugely popular A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, this story begins with Pip insisting she is done with solving murders. But then someone she knows goes missing on the exact anniversary of the deaths of Andie Bell and Sal Singh, and she is determined to unravel the town’s secrets and find them before it’s too late.

Children’s Fiction: It Fell From the Sky by The Fan Brothers: This whimsical and elegantly illustrated picture book is about community, art, and the importance of giving back. It tells the tale of a mysterious object that falls from the sky near Spider’s house – none of the insects know what it is, but they marvel at its wonder. Spider decides to display it…and sell tickets. Suddenly lines are long and not everyone gets to see the object at all. What is Spider to do?

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