by Goodall Library Staff
Book Club Interest Meeting: Monday 2/7 at 6:00pm. In person meeting for adults and teens. Interested in joining a book club? Meet with others to start your own, figuring out what you’d like to read and when you’d like to meet. The library will provide free snacks and assist with anything else the club might need.
Kids Read to Dogs: Thursday 2/24 at 1:00pm – 2:30pm. In person, recommended for ages 4 and up. Our favorite furry friends from Golden Love Therapy Dog Team will be back at the library during February vacation. Sign up for an individual 15 minute time slot to read to a certified therapy dog. Dogs can ease anxiety and help kids with confidence when reading. Sign-ups will begin on February 10th.
- Adult Fiction: The Nameless Ones by John Connolly. The latest Charlie Parker thriller, this new novel opens with four bodies, found violently murdered in Amsterdam, who share one common connection: the assassin known only as Louis. The men responsible believe they can find refuge in their home country, but Louis is coming to hunt them down. And there is another player on the board who proves to be quite the complication.
- Adult Nonfiction: The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams. Drawing on decades of work that has helped expand our understanding of what it means to be human and what we all need to do to help build a better world, the book touches on vital questions, including: How do we stay hopeful when everything seems hopeless? How do we cultivate hope in our children? What is the relationship between hope and action?
- Young Adult: The Coldest Touch by Isabel Sterling. Elsie has a terrible curse she is desperate to get rid of – when she touches a person she loves, she experiences how they will die. She reluctantly gets paired up with another girl to try to solve this problem – Claire, who happens to be a vampire. As their relationship unexpectedly grows closer, a killer in town threatens to upend everything they’re trying to do. And reveals some troubling secrets about Claire that just might shatter Elsie’s trust in her as well.
- Children’s: B is for Bison by Greg Paproki. This beautifully illustrated board book introduces little ones to features of national parks across the country in fun alphabet pages. Features include popular animals, landmarks, and scenic views. Have fun reading with your child as you come across different letters, like G is for Grand Canyon or L is for Lava.