MENTONE — Bell Memorial Public Library will begin signups for its summer reading program on Tuesday, May 28. This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories.”
The library’s program will run from June 3 to July 12. The library has programs for all age groups. There will be prizes awarded for each age group.
Activities planned are family movie on Wednesdays, crafts on Thursdays for kids and Thursdays for teens/young adults (some teen crafts are planned for Tuesdays and sign up is requested for participation in craft activities). For more information, please contact Sharon Kindig, Children’s Coordinator at [email protected] or Elyza Oswald, YA/Programming Coordinator [email protected] or by phone at (574) 353-7234. The library can be contacted online at www.bell.lib.in.us or on Facebook: Bell Memorial Public Library
This month’s Library Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 20. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and the public is encouraged to attend.
During Digital Hoopla, the following titles are have been added: “The Mother-in-Law” by Sally Hempworth, “Mind Power” by Christian H. Godefroy and “The Unlikely Adventures” by Balli Kaur Jaswal. Recently added children’s titles include: “Spill the Beans” by Sarah Mlynowski and “Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants” by Andrea Beaty.
New books coming soon to BMPL: “The Killer You Know” by S.R. Masters, “The Last House Guest” by Megan Miranda, “Last Stage to Hell Junction” by Mickey Spillane, “The Lost” by Natasha Preston, “Mera” by Danielle Paige, “Mostly Dead Things” by Kristen Arnett, “Mrs. Everything” by Jennifer Weiner, “Once More Into the Fire” by Peter Brandvold, “Other Words for Home” by Jasmine Warga, “Path of a Warrior” by Erin Hunter, “Science Comics” by M.K. Reed, “The Sentence is Death” by Anthony Horowitz, “Small Kingdoms and Other Stories” by Charlaine Harris, “Some Choose Darkness” by Charlie Donlea, “Stepsister” by Jennifer Donnelly, “Strangers Assume My Girlfriend is My Nurse” by Shane Burcaw, “The Summer House” by Jenny Hale, “The Things She’s Seen” by Ambelin Kwaymullina, “Timberline” by Mathew P. Mayo, “Trace” by Pat Cummings, “Truth Worth Telling” by Scott Pelley and “Winterhouse” by Ben Guterson.