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Serving Allen County's need to know. We'll discuss books we're reading and recommending and the Library News.

Amongthestacks Allen County Public Library

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Serving Allen County's need to know. We'll discuss books we're reading and recommending and the Library News.

    A Few Good Reads

    A Few Good Reads

    In today's episode, Chelsea & Amanda talk about the many programs taking place at the library as well as the books they're reading.  If you love a good mystery, realistic characters, sweet tales, and a happy ending, you might want to check these out!  

    Books mentioned:
    The Maid by Nita Prouse
    Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
    Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah
    Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne

    To be discussed later:
    Unmasked: My Life Solving America's Cold Cases by Paul Holes

    • 22 min
    Spring Reading Fling

    Spring Reading Fling

    Shelia and Jamie talk about library book clubs, art programs, and more happenings this Spring. Books discussed include:
    The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie DonleaSome Choose Darkness by Charlie DonleaThe Guest List by Lucy FoleyThe Paris Apartment by Lucy FoleyMary Jane by Jessica Anya BlauThe Reading List by Sara Nisha AdamsXO by Jeffery DeaverFrench Braid by Anne TylerFinlay Donovan Knocks ‘Em Dead by Elle Cosimano

    • 22 min
    Busy Bees

    Busy Bees

    Description: In this episode, Chelsea and Dee discussed the library’s recent spring break art programs as well as upcoming programs like T-shirt weaving class and Perler Bead Club. They also discussed their current reads.
    Books discussed:
    Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen
    No Mercy by Joanna Schaffhausen
    All the Best Lies by Joanna Schaffhausen
    Every Waking Hour by Joanna Schaffhausen
    Last Seen Alive by Joanna Schaffhausen
    Court of Swans by Melanie Dickerson
    Castle of Refuge by Melanie Dickerson
    The Princess Spy by Melanie Dickerson
    The Silent Song Bird by Melanie Dickerson
    Black Hollow Lane by Julia Nobel
    Secret of the White Gate by Julia Nobel
    The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury
    The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

    • 23 min
    Books, Programs, & More @ the Allen County Public Library

    Books, Programs, & More @ the Allen County Public Library

    ·         Ain’t Burned All the Bright by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin
    ·         Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero
    ·         Scott Brick vs. Dick Hill narrating the Jack Reacher Series by Lee Child.
    ·         Will Trent Series by Karin Slaughter
    ·         The Passenger by Lisa Lutz
    ·         Push by Sapphire
    ·         The Burning Girls C.J. Tudor
    ·         First Friday Event, April 1, 2022, starting at 6:00 pm. Friends of the Library will host a Used Book Sale.
    ·         Kindergarten Readiness on Monday, April 4th at Green Valley Apartments at 10:00 am Alco Apartments at 12:00 pm, and Landmark Apartments at 2:00 pm.
    ·         Tuesday, April 5th, Home-school children can visit the Allen County Board of Education for a Book Give-Away
    ·         Need More Acres Farm received a grant. Pregnant women on Medicaid can apply at the Allen County Public Library to receive 40 weeks of fresh food meal kits. 

    • 27 min
    Spring is Coming, But It's Going to Snow

    Spring is Coming, But It's Going to Snow

    Ms. Shelia and Ms. Mariah talk about programs for kids and adults, and the following books are mentioned or discussed. 
    State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton & Louise PennyApples Never Fall by Liane MoriartyFalse Witness by Karin SlaughterGood Rich People by Eliza Jan BrazierMurder at the Courthouse by Ann H. GabhartUntil Leaves Fall by Sarah SundinFinlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano
    Programs Mentioned:
     Books on the Square - Third Tuesday each month at 2:00 pm. Murder at the Library Book Club, April 19th at 5:00 pm. Story Hour for Pre-school Children - Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday at 10:00 am. First Friday - First Friday of each month, there will be a community event in front of the library.Prime Time Family Read Night starts July 14, 2022.

    • 22 min
    Chilling Reads for February and Other Happenings

    Chilling Reads for February and Other Happenings

    Join Jamie and Delonda as they discuss a variety of chilling and suspenseful books and announce programs happening at the Allen County Public Library. Books mentioned include: 
    Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero
    Rabbits by Terry Miles
    The Jack Reacher television series based on the Killing Floor by Lee Child
    A Solitude of Wolverines by Alice Henderson
    Later by Stephen King
    End of Watch by Stephen King
    Billy Summers by Stephen King
    Gwendy’s Final Task  by Stephen King and Richard Dhizmar, et. al
    Little Darlings by Melanie Golding
    A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow
    The Vanishing Season by Joann Schauffhausen
    You Love Me by Caroline Kepnes

    • 25 min

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