2018-11-08 / Local & State

Library Corner

Save the date for the holiday festival with crafts and more sponsored by Fulton County LICC. It will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., in the Fulton County Library community room. This free event is geared for children birth to age 5 (siblings may attend as well). There will be a holiday photo booth for children to have pictures taken. Also, there will be many fun holiday activities including reindeer games, sensory bags and much more. Come out for a fun time of crafts, light snacks, and socializing.

Did you know? The Great American Read voting is over and “To Kill a Mockingbird” won America’s favorite novel. The library’s copies circulated 94 times. In addition, the copy in Hustontown circulated 35 times.

Join November 9 for Free Movie Friday. Join this family of awesome people and their fantastic abilities. What will the littlest member of the family get into next? Between explosions, stretching, and more, will they get the job done? You bet! Know what it is? See https://movies.disney.com/incredibles2 for more information about this movie.

The library will be closed November 12 for Veterans Day.

Sign up for the creative workshop with Judy, Saturday, November 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Join Judy to explore creating your own fall wreath. Supplies will be provided, just show up. Twelve participants will be taken so sign up by contacting the library. The library is subsidizing the cost of the supplies so the cost is only $10. At the end of the session, all can take home a wreath.

New items at McConnellsburg (M) and Hustontown (H) libraries:

Adult fiction: “Heads You Win” by Jeffrey Archer; “A Season of Grace” by Lauraine Snelling; “Christmas Revelation” by Anne Perry; “Sea Of Greed” (H&M) by Clive Cussler; “The Colors of All the Cattle” by Alexander McCall Smith;“The Noel Stranger” (H&M) by Richard Paul Evans; “You Don’t Own Me” (H&M) by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke; “Take a Chance” by Shelley Shepard Gray; and “My Kind of Christmas” by Janet Dailey; and “Past Tense” by Lee Child.

Large print: “Lethal Licorice: An Amish Candy Shop Mystery” by Amanda Flower; “The Clockmaker’s Daughter” by Kate Morton; (large print); “Red War” by Vince Flynn; and “Liar, Liar,” by Lisa Jackson.

Adult nonfiction: “Storied Weddings” by Aleah and Nick Valley; (H), “Start Your Farm: the Authoritative Guide to Becoming A Sustainable Twenty-First-Century Farmer” by Forresty Pritchard; (H&M), “The Secret Language of Cats” by Susanne Schotz (H); “At The Forefront Of Lee’s Invasion: Retribution, Plunder, and Clashing Cultures on Richard S. Ewell’s Road To Gettysburg” by Robert J. Wynstra (M).

Young readers: “Jojo and the Twins: A Fancy Nancy Book” by Jane O’Connor; (H), “Disney Ideas Book” by Elizabeth Dowsett (H); “Horse Meets Dog” by Elliott Kalan; (M), and “Fire Truck Dreams” by Sharon Chriscoe (H).

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 9 a.m. to 4 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 and Instagram, call 485-5327 or 987-3606, or visit 227 North First Street in McConnellsburg and behind the post office on Rte. 655 in Hustontown. Read-and-return shelves located at Dott Store, Newman’s Store and Cathy’s Store in Crystal Spring.

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