MENTONE — Lego Club and more happening at Bell Memorial Public Library.
Lego Club is returning to Bell Memorial Public Library as an afterschool program, said a news release from Bell Memorial Public Library. The first meeting is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
The library invites crafters to attend its Creative Corner, Tuesday, Jan. 21 from 5 – 7 p.m. This month crafters will make Valentine’s wreaths designed to look like a box of chocolates. All materials needed will be supplied. The cost is $5 per person. Creative Corner is for adults only, ages 18 and up. For more information, please contact Sharon Kindig or Billie Abalos at (574) 353-7234.
Teen Book Club will be meeting Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4:30 – 6 p.m. Decisions about reading material will be discussed at the meeting. If interested in signing up or for further information, please contact Natalie Salazar at (574) 353-7234.
Check out what’s streaming on Hoopla Digital. Log on today to read these eBooks: “Vegan Yak Attack’s Plant-Based Meal Prep” by Jackie Sobon, “The One For You” by Roni Loren, “The Varlet and The Voyeur” by Penny Reid. Teens and children can browse these titles: “Disney’s Valentine’s 3 in 1 Listen Along Reader” by Disney Books Group and “The Fowl Twins” by Eoin Coffer. If you do not have a Hoopla Digital account we can help! Please see a library staff member for assistance and information on how to get started. Please note, you do have to have a valid library card to set up an account.
Bell Memorial Public Library also offers EBook services through Axis 360. What is Axis 360 you may ask? Axis 360 gives library users the ability to search, browse, and discover eBooks and/or digital audiobooks available for lending through their public library with ease. Designed to provide a mobile experience for users of the Axis 360 digital media library, the Axis 360 app lets you sync with your local library’s digital collection, allowing you to check out materials in a user interface optimized for your device. The free app allows you to browse, check out, and read eBooks or listen to audiobooks in a single app. You do have to have a valid library card in order to use the service. For more information, please see a library staff member.
New eBooks coming soon to Axis 360 include: “The Country Guesthouse” by Robyn Carr, “Dear Edward” by Ann Napolitano, “Hindsight” by Iris Johansen, “The House” by Danielle Steel, “Moral Compass” by Danielle Steel, “The River Murders” by James Patterson, “Treason” by Stuart Woods, “The Vanishing” by Jayne Ann Krentz and “When You See Me” by Lisa Gardner.
Story Hour is scheduled for Friday, Jan 24, 10 a.m. It will take place in the library’s Young Adult room. The theme for this week is “Melted Snowmen.” Story to be read will be: “Sneezy the Snowman” by Maureen Wright. Children’s craft project will be making a melted snowman.
New books coming soon! Please note that some books are pre-ordered and we do not receive them until after they are published. “The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt” by Andrea Wulf, “The American Women’s Almanac” by Deborah G. Felder, “Army at Dawn” by Rich Atkinson, “The Backstabbers” by William W. Johnstone, “A Beautiful Crime” by Christopher Bollen, “The Big Lie” by James Grippando, “Bitter Falls” by Rachel Caine, “Burn the Dark” by S.A. Hunt, “Call Down the Hawk” by Maggie Stiefvater, “Chasing Cassandra” by Lisa Kleypas, “The Chill” by Scott Carson, “Corn and Peg The Green Team” by Lauren Clauss, “The Country Guesthouse” by Robyn Carr, “A Cowboy for All Seasons” by Caitlin Crews, “The Dark Corners of the Nigh” by Meg Gardiner, “The Day of Battle” by Rick Atkinson, “Dear Edward” by Ann Napolitano, “The Devil in the Saddle” by Julia London, “Dog Man 8” by Dav Pikey and “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett.