New Books – 8/13/14

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Here are the new books for this week.

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A book about communicating with others and a biography of Nikola Tesla have been added to non-fiction collection.

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I believe we have ever book in the Cherub series by Robert Muchamore with the addition of The Fall (book 7). Rain and Fire is a companion to The Last Dragon Chronicles by Chris d’Lacey. The Merciless may have a bright pink cover but the events in the book take a dark turn when a group of teens try exorcise a classmate.

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Flight to Freedom by Ana Veciana-Suarez follows a girl who leaves Cuba for Miamia, FL. Finding Faith by Rachel Rittenhouse is the first book in the Woodsmall Sisters series. Both books are historical fiction and written in diary form. Rittenhouse is a local author and has visited IVPL this summer.

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Volunteer at Wild About Wildlife

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IVPL will be hosting “Wild About Wildlife and Our Home.” We are going to have presentations and activities throughout the day on September 6, 2014.

Here are some volunteer activities:
-leading bird feeder workshop
-nature-themed story time
-selling soft pretzels and lemonade
-setting up & breaking down of tables
-directing attendees to the restroom
If you are not able to make it on the day but would still like to help, come make signs on August 21st and 28th at 5-6 pm.If you are interested in volunteering, please send me an email at nhusbands@ivpl.org.

New Books – 8/6/14

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Here are this weeks new books.

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We have added a cookbook and a book focusing on our Presidents to the non-fiction collection.

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This is a graphic novelization of Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book. 

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We have added more volumes of InuYasha.

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Perfect Chemistry is another love story. Marina is a gothic horror story translated from Spanish. Kalona’s Fall is a novella in the House of Night series by P.C. Cast. 

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We have added another copy of Eragon, the first book in the popular Inheritance Cycle. Whisper  by Phoebe Kitanidis is follows a main character that can hear people’s darkest secrets and sets out to save her sister. 

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Charmed and Dangerous: The Rise of the Pretty Committee  is a novella in the Clique series which tells where it all began. Hanging by a Thread  by Sophie Littlefield is a murder mystery about a woman who can “read” clothes.

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The Young World  is the first book in Chris Weitz’s Young World Trilogy. The story begins after a disease wipes out most of the population and it follows a group of young survivors. 

 

 

 

 

New Items: 7/30/2014

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Here are today’s new items. We have a mix of books, CDs and audiobooks.

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Dreams of Gods and Monster  is the conclusion of the Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke & Bone triology.

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny and the Fight for Civil Rights  by Steve Sheinkin tells a  the little known story of a 1944 explosion at a segregated Navy base and the subsequent protest.

City of Heavenly Fire is in the next book in Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments series.

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The Scrapyard Detectives is the short comic book by the Diversity Council.

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Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby is a mystery book that appears on the High School Reading Olympics list.

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We have added four CDs to the YA Music Collection. There is Zendaya’s self titled album and Cody Simpson’s Surfers Paradise. I am excited to listen the TFioS soundtrack.  We also have Bridgit Mendler’s Hell my name is–. You can check out 5 CDs at a time from the YA music collection.