The staff of the Norris City Public Library would like to send congratulations to the NCOE Class of 2019. Graduation is an ending, but it also is a new beginning. Many of you have used library resources to help with school work, such as a term paper or a special project. We’d love to continue to be a source of support for Class of 2019 throughout college, career, and beyond. We are so proud of your accomplishments and wish you success in all your future endeavors!!!
Kids in grades 3 thru 8, don’t miss the final “Stepping into Stem” class this school year! Join Booth teacher Gena Cushman on Tuesday, May 21 at 5:30 p.m. and discover how fun it can be to learn!!!
Don’t miss the library’s Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “It’s Showtime at Your Library”! Join us every Wednesday in June at 1:00 p.m. for stories, prizes, and fun! Feel free to call the library at 618-378-3713, or visit our Facebook page for more information.
“Tightrope” by Amanda Quick. Former trapeze artist Amalie Vaughn moved to Burning Cove to reinvent herself, but things are not going well. After spending her entire inheritance on a mansion with the intention of turning it into a bed and breakfast, she learns too late that the villa is said to be cursed. When the first guest, Dr. Norman Pickwell, is murdered by his robot invention during a sold-out demonstration, rumors circulate that the curse is real. Matthias is on the trail of a groundbreaking prototype cipher machine. He suspects that Pickwell stole the device and planned to sell it. But now Pickwell is dead and the machine has vanished. When Matthias’s investigation leads him to Amalie’s front door, the attraction between them is intense, but she knows it is also dangerous. Amalie and Matthias must decide if they can trust each other and the passion that binds them, because time is running out.
“The View from Alameda Island”by Robyn Carr. From the outside looking in, Lauren Delaney has a life to envy— a successful career, a solid marriage to a prominent surgeon and two beautiful daughters who are off to good colleges. But on her twenty-fourth wedding anniversary Lauren makes a decision that will change everything. Lauren won’t pretend things are perfect anymore. She defies the controlling husband who has privately mistreated her throughout their marriage and files for divorce. And as she starts her new life, she meets a kindred spirit—a man who is also struggling with the decision to end his unhappy marriage. But Lauren’s husband wants his “perfect” life back and his actions are shocking. Facing an uncertain future, Lauren discovers an inner strength she didn’t know she had as she fights for the love and happiness she deserves.
“Forever My Hero” by Sharon Sala. Dan Amos lost his wife and son years ago, when they inadvertently got in the way of a death threat meant for him. He’s never had eyes for anyone since, and he doesn’t want to. But fellow Blessings resident Alice Conroy sparks something inside him … Newly widowed, Alice was disillusioned by marriage and isn’t looking to fall in love anytime soon. Then a tropical storm blazes a path straight for the Georgia coast, and as the town prepares for the worst, Dan opens his heart and his home. The tempest is raging, but Alice and Dan are learning to find shelter … in each other.
“The 18th Abduction” by James Patterson. For a trio of colleagues, an innocent night out after class ends in a deadly torture session. They vanish without a clue — until a body turns up. As the chief of police and the press clamor for an arrest in the “school night” case, Lindsay turns to her best friend, investigative journalist Cindy Thomas. While Lindsay is engrossed in her investigation, her husband, Joe Molinari, meets an Eastern European woman who claims to have seen a notorious war criminal — long presumed dead — from her home country. Before Lindsay can verify the woman’s statement, Joe’s mystery informant joins the ranks of the missing women.
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ENFIELD HOURS: Tuesday and Thursday: 12-3 p.m.