MENTONE — Several new books are coming soon to the Bell Memorial Public Library. Please note that some of these are pre-ordered. The library will not receive pre-ordered titles until they are released from the publisher.
New books include:
- American Dirt by Jasmine Cummins
- Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
- The Big Island Burglary by Carolyn Keene
- Born to Fly by Sara Evans
- Crayons Rock by Kimberly Dean
- Dog Man 9 by Dav Pilkey
- Doggie Gets Scared by Leslie Patricelli
- The Edge of Belonging by Amanda Cox
- Ember and the Ice Dragons by Heather Fawcett
- Every Bone a Prayer by Ashley Blooms
- Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd
- Happy Halloween from the Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
- Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
- His Truth is Marching on by Jon Meacham
- I Am Jax, Protector of the Ranch by Catherine Stier
- Icing on the Snowflake by Christina Boontomvat
- Jurassic Peck by Cyndi Marko
- Just Right Cat by Lori Haskins Houran
- Killing Crazy Horse by Bill O’Reilly
- Kitchen Explorers by America’s Test Kitchen
- The Lego Games Book by Tri Kosara
- Little Creeping Things by Chelsea Ichaso
- Little Fox and the Wild Imagination by Jorma Taccone
- Llama Llama Thanks-for-giving Day by Anna Dewdney
- Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds
New DVDs arriving soon at the library include:
- Love Under the Rainbow
- Chronicle Mysteries
- King of Staten Island
- Yes, God Yes
- The Outpost
September Creative Corner grab-n-go kits will be ready for pick up by Thursday, Sept. 17. This month’s kit is a painted welcome mat. Everything needed will be provided to patrons at no cost. The library has a limited supply. If interested, please call (574) 353-7234.
Teens and young adults of the library will be collecting items to donate to Fulton County Animal Adoption and Education Center for the entire month of September. The library has two locates where donated items can be dropped off. A drop box is located in the YA room and an additional box is located at Pete and Freddy’s Pages Aplety Bookstore, 109 E. Main St., Mentone. Items may also bee dropped off at the main circulation desk. For a complete list of items needed for donation, please stop by the library. The list can also be found on the library’s Facebook page.
Please note that the library hours have changed. As of Sept. 1, hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. The library is closed on Sundays.
See what’s streaming on Hoopla Digital. Log in to your account to check out these
audiobooks: ROAR- The Bestial Saga by Carlos E. Vargas, Twisted at the Root by EllenHart and Normal Sucks by Jonathan Mooney. Teens and children can browse these titles: Robo-Dodo Rumble by Tom Angleberger and The Time Machine by H.G. Wells.All that is required to use Hoopla’s streaming service is a valid Library card. If you are interested in signing up, please stop in and talk with a staff member.
The library is still offering curbside services for any patron wishing to exercise these options. There are no limits on how much material can be requested. Patrons wishing to exercise this option can call (574) 353-7234 or (574) 551-9007 to request materials. You can also email Stephen Boggs at [email protected]