2018-06-14 / Local & State

Library News

The library’s Saturday hours will change to summer hours starting this Saturday, June 16, when we will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday summer hours will continue through August 18.

The Summer Quest kickoff is happening Thursday, June 14 at 2 p.m., at the library. Libraries Rock Around the World will be presented with music by Jay Sand, of Philadelphia. Jay is a musician, educator, writer, and world traveler who uses his music to connect kids with a wide world of cultures and creativity. The library will have snacks and have sign ups for summer reading at www.summerstoryclub.org, so come on in for an afternoon of fun and adventure!

Libraries Rock the Blues is the Summer Quest activity next week. Central Fulton teacher and talented musician Dayton Tweedy and his guitar will explore the musical genre and form called the blues and learn about the famous blues musician Muddy Waters at Hustontown on Tuesday, June 19; in Mc- Connellsburg on Wednesday, June 20; and at Southern Fulton Elementary School on Thursday, June 21. Each program begins at 10:30 a.m. and is sure to get you singing and swaying!.

Take note of this deadline – June 19. That is the final day to sign up for Libraries Rock Camp: Building Week, which takes place the last week of June. Starting on Monday, June 25, through Wednesday, June 27, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., at Fulton County Library, we will be holding building camp where we explore building with many different types of materials. This camp is for school-age children, so remember to register by calling the library by Tuesday, June 19.

Pennsylvania Department of Health comes to the Fulton County Library on the third Wednesday of every month from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Join Teresa Leese, state health nurse, every month to learn more about health and get a free blood pressure screening. The focus on Wednesday, June 20, will be tuberculosis education.

Don’t forget to come to the Movie at Dark special outdoor showing of “Wonder” on Friday, June 22. Fulton Family Partnership will have activities beginning at 8 p.m. in McConnell Park, and the movie will start at dark. Everyone is welcome.

Monday, June 25, marks the 142nd anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, aka Custer’s Last Stand, where overwhelming numbers of Sioux and Northern Cheyenne warriors soundly defeated the celebrated 7th United States Cavalry, led by Union Civil War hero Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer. Join author Steve French at the library Monday evening, June 25, 6:30 p.m., for an illustrated talk that will examine the background to the battle, the fight, its aftermath, and its role in popular culture.

Upcoming events: Thursday, June 14: Libraries Rock with Zumba at 10:30 a.m., Southern Fulton Elementary School and Summer Quest Kickoff – Libraries Rock Around the World at 2 p.m. at Fulton County Library. Monday, June 18: Play Grow Learn at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19: Libraries Rock the Blues at 10:30 a.m., Hustontown Library. Wednesday, June 20: Libraries Rock the Blues at 10:30 a.m. and Wellness Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Fulton County Library. Thursday, June 21: Libraries Rock the Blues at 10:30 a.m., Southern Fulton Elementary School. Friday, June 22: Libraries Rock at Go4Gold at 10 a.m. at Fulton County Medical Center and Movie at Dark at 8 p.m. in McConnell Park. Saturday, June 23: Libraries Rock Landslide Tour at 2 p.m., at Cowans Gap State Park.

New items at Mc- Connellsburg (M) and Hustontown (H) libraries:

Adult fiction: “A Deadly Habit” by Simon Brett; “A Daring Venture” by Elizabeth Camden; “The Love Letter” by Rachel Hauck; “Jar of Hearts” by Jennifer Hillier; “Island of the Mad: A Novel Of Suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes” by Laurie R. King; “Tom Clancy’s Line of Sight” by Mike Madden; (M&H), “Little Big Love” by Katy Regan; “The Moscow Deception” by Karen Robards, and “A Taste for Vengeance: A Bruno, Chief of Police” novel by Martin Walker.

Large print: “The Last Town Book 3 in The Wayward Pines Trilogy” by Blake Crouch; “The Art of Running in Heels” by Rachel Gibson; “Hold Back the Dark” by Kay Hooper; “If Ever I Should Love You” by Cathy Maxwell; “The Philosopher’s Flight” by Tom Miller; “How Hard Can It Be” by Alison Pearson; and “When Life Gives You Lululemons” by Lauren Weisburger.

Adult nonfiction: “Handmade Glamping” by Charlotte Liddle; (H), “Upcycling Outdoors” by Max McMurdo; (H), “Who Was Leif Erikson” by Nico Mendino; (H), and “My Life In Progressive Politics” by Joseph D. Tydings.

Audio books: “The Grey Ghost” by Clive Cussler; “The Moscow Offensive” by Dale Brown; “The Outsider” by Stephen King; “ The Moscow Deception” by Karen Robards; and “Turbulence” by Stuart Woods.

McConnellsburg library hours are Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday summer hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hustontown library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday noon to 5 p.m. Check out fultoncountylibrary.org; like on Facebook; call 717-485-5327 or 717-987- 3606; or visit 227 North First Street in McConnellsburg, and behind the post office on Rte. 655 in Hustontown. Read-and-return shelves are located at Dott Store, Newman’s Store and Cathy’s Store.

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