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Toledo Public Library News

June 4, 2017
By Jennifer Bledsoe - Library Director , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Summer has arrived at the Toledo Library! The library staff are prepared for all the upcoming programs for our community. There are programs for kids in June and July including movie days, LEGO Lab, Builder's Lab, Art Lab and Science Lab.

Also in June the library will host movie days for kids and adults, an Afternoon Adventure and a Colorpalooza coloring program for ages 13 and up.

There is no sign up necessary for the Colorpalooza that is held from 1:30 3:00 on Tuesdays. The Tama County Extension Office will host a Babysitting Course on June 8th from 10-4. There is a small fee for this event and sign up is required.

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Sign up for the adult summer reading program will begin June 1st. In July, the library will host the annual Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World, with programs running July 5th & the 6th, July 10th the 13 and July 17th 20th .

The library foundation will host a book talk on Thursday, June 22nd at 7 p.m. Carson and Connie Ode are the authors of Celebrate Iowa, Iowa-Spaces, Places, Faces and their most recent book titled, Iowa Culture-Past and Present.

They will be discussing Iowa, travel, and how they began the process of writing their books. We hope you can join us for this interesting and educational event.

New fiction to the shelves in June are: Camino Island by John Grisham, Come Sundown by Nora Roberts, Indecent Exposure by Stuart Woods, The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green, Not Another Sound by Heather Gudenkauf, Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate, Just a Little Christmas by Janet Dailey, Dying Breath by Heather Graham, Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton, A Hiss Before Dying by Rita Mae Brown, Nighthawk by Clive Cussler, Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse by Nancy Atherton, You Will Pay by Lisa Jackson, The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans, The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand, Robert Ludlum's the Bourne Initiative by Eric Lustbader, The Switch by Joseph Finder, Tom Clancy's Point of Contact by Mike Madden, The Ultimatum by Karen Robards

New Non-fiction are: This is What a Librarian Looks Like by Kyle Cassidy; Always by My Side- Lessons from Millie and All the Dogs I've Loved by Edward Grinnan; Change of Seasons, A Memoir by John Oates; Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann; The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires our Own, by Veronica Chambers; and The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips and the Pitch that changed my Life by Rick Ankiel.

New movies are: Dr. Strange, La La Land, Star Wars Rogue One, British Baking Show #1, The Great Wall and The Founder.



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