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January

May you be blessed with warmth in your home, love in your heart, peace in your soul and joy in your life.

-An Irish Blessing

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Preschool StoryTime at Reardan Library

     

    Preschool Story Time happens every Tuesday at 12:30.  Join us!



    Opportunities in the Community

     

    Educational

    RECAP will be hosting the Family Fun Series starting the week of January 26. This is a series of classes for families who have youth between the ages of 10 and 14. Using Strengthening Families, a nationally known program developed by Iowa State University, the 7 week classes emphasize parenting skills for parents, refusal skills for youth, and fun and communication skills for families. This program is for any family who wants more practice and skills to add to their tool chest when it comes to raising their children. Don't wait for problems to happen; learn how to avoid problems!


     

    The Reardan Food Bank will be open

    Wednesday, January 14 from 1:30 to 3:00

    and

    Thursday, January 29 from 5:30 to 7:00.

     


    Try the

    Nook and Kindle

    Our Nook and Kindle come with some stories already on them. If you are a patron in good standing, you can check one of these out. Try them from the library, before you invest in one for yourself or a loved one.

    You can choose to read one of the stories already on them. Or we can download a book of your choice from our Washington Anytime Library.

    Check out a Nook or Kindle and discover how these ereaders work.

    The librarian is more than happy to help you with the technology!


     January Reading Suggestions  

     Adult Fiction

    The Quilter's Apprentice by Jennifer Chiaverini Strong women sustain and nourish each other, and a young woman finds her strength through their circle.

    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith The first in a popular series about Mma Ramotswe, who is a detective in Africa.

    An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor This book is written with compassion and hilarity about a community whose inhabitants are as wonderful and loony as any on earth.

    Adult Non-Fiction

    Organizing Plain & Simple by Donna Smallin A ready reference guide with hundreds of solutions to your everyday clutter challenges.

    Enemies of the People by Kati Marton A memoir about Communist terror and human courage.

    American Lion by Jon Meacham This book helps us to understand how Andrew Jackson transformed America and the presidency.

     

    Young Adult

    Outview by Brandt Legg A coming-of-age thriller of mystics and magic.

    Inhuman by Kat Falls After a biological disaster Lane McEvoy crosses into the forbidden Feral Zone.

    Children Fiction

    The Dark Hills Divide by Patrick Carman Alexa begins to unravel the truth about a protective barrier and discovers enchantment.

    Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix In a future that only allows two children per family, how do the third children survive?

    Everyone Books

    Diary of a Fly by Doreen Cronin This is the whimsical story of a fly who wants to be a superhero.

    I Walk at Night by Lois Duncan A charming picture book about the actions and thoughts of pet cats.

     

     

     

     
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