MENTONE — Bell Memorial Public Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
There will be no children’s summer reading program activities during the week of July 4. However, there will be activities scheduled for teens and young adults.
Teens and young adults are invited to come to the library at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, to make and bake moon pies. Sign up is requested for participation.
The library’s summer reading program is currently underway and there’s still time to sign up. This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories.” The program will run from June 3 to July 12, and there are programs for all age groups. Family movie days take place on Wednesdays and craft sessions for kids, teens and young adults take place on Thursdays. Some teen crafts are planned for Tuesdays and sign up is requested for participation in craft activities.
Teens and young adults are invited to make an out of this world tie-dye T-shirt at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 27.
A book sale is happening now in the library’s main lobby. Prices are 25 cents for hardbacks or five for $1, 10 cents for paperbacks, including trade paperbacks, 50 cents for audiobooks and 25 cents for music CDs. DVDs are sold as marked.
Are you new to Hoopla Digital? Be sure to browse for recently added titles such as “Stepsister” by Jennifer Donnelley, “The Age of Addiction” by David T. Courtwright and “Fracture Honor” by Kaylea Cross. Recently added kids’ titles include “Double Cross” by Stuart Gibbs and “The Keepers of the Keys” by Fiona Hardingham.
New books coming to the library include “Indianapolis” by Lynn Vincent, “It’s a Christmas Thing” by Janet Dailey, “Jackson” by Emily March, “The Kennedy Heirs” by J. Randy Taraborrelli, “The Last Resort” by Marissa Stapley, “The Lemon Sisters” by Jill Shalvis, “The Library of Ever” by Zeno Alexander, “Life, Love and the Pursuit of Happiness” by Sandra Hill, “Lost and Found” by Danielle Steel, “Love from A to Z” by S.K. Ali, “Low Country Hero” by Lee Tobin McClain, “Luck of the Draw” by B.J. Daniels, “The Mad Hatter Mystery” by John Dickson Carr, “Man of the Year” by Caroline Louise Walker, “The Mister” by E.L. James, “The Moment of Lift” by Melinda Gates, “A Nearly Normal Family” by W.T. Edwardsson, and “Nothing but Trouble” by Amy Andrews.