Weekly News


Tolono Public Library News for August 22 through 29, 2019

Back-To-School!  This phrase means different things for different people.  Short on cash after Back to School shopping? Stop in to check out books, videos and magazines.  Does a Back to School project require research?  Go to our resource of the month, World Book Student.  Free time? Check out a new book.  We also have programs for all ages.  Let us know how the Tolono Public Library can help you with books, resources and programs.

Program Events this Week

Orpheum on Wheels: Magnet Magic August 24, 2-3 pm. join us to learn about the exciting world of magnets.   We will explore the science behind what magnets do, how they react, and what we all can use them for! Recommended ages: 5-13

 Storytime with Miss Emily will meet this week on Monday morning from 10:00-10:45 am.  The Theme for this week is Terrific Turtles.  We will learn all about these amazing reptiles through stories, a fun camouflage game and even make your own turtle craft out of a muffin cup.  Preschoolers and parents are welcome to attend.

Coffee Talk for Seniors:  Wednesday, August 28 will be held at the Tolono Historical Society

from 9 -10 am. The Tolono Historical Society is located 1 block north of the Tolono Public Library.         60+ welcome

After School S.T.E.A.M. Program for ages 7-13   Each Wednesday from 3:30-4pm children will be presented a fun challenge about one or more aspects of S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, or math) The theme for the August28 program is “Will It Float?”  be a scientist and make a hypothesis.  What will float and what will sink?  Let’s experiment!



World Book Student: World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school.  Enter your Tolono Public Library card number to open the resource.  This site includes 40,000 encyclopedia articles and many other great reference tools.  Browse by subject, read current events, and watch educational videos all on one site.  Parent resources such as activities, crafts and blogs are also available through the World Book Newsletter.

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New Fiction:


A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais
A Stranger at the Beach by Michelle Campbell
The Perfect Wife by JP Delaney
The Lager Queen of Minnesota by Ryan Stradal
Love and Death Among the Cheetahs by Rhys Bowen
A Family for Gracie by Amy Lillard
Too Sweet to Be Good by K.M. Jackson
Hateful Things by Terry Goodkind
Dark Age by Pierce Brown
Frontier America by William Johnstone
The Cost of Dying by Peter Brandvold

Young Adult

The Odd Sisters by Serena Valentino
Once Upon A Dream by Liz Braswell
Death Prefers Blonds by Caleb Roehrig
The Past and Other Things by David Hutchinson


Alexis’s Half-baked Idea by CoCo Simon
The Dummy Meets the Mummy by R.L. Stine
School-Tripped by Jennifer Holm
Carnival Catastrophe by Natalie Lloyd


Dodging Dinosaurs by Wendy Mass
Bentley by Ellen Miles
Star Wars: who’s Who in the Galaxy by Ella Patrick
What’s Your Favorite Food? By Eric Carle and Friends
Aquarium by Cynthia Alonzo
Llama Destroy’s the World by Jonathan Stutzman
Sign Off by Stephen Savage
What to do With a String by Jane Yolen
Rockets’ Very Fine Day by Tad Hills
These Are My Pets by Mercer Mayer

 New Non-Fiction:


150 Best Tiny Space Ideas by Francesc Mola
Life of a Wannabe Mogul by Bella Thorne
Finding Magic in the Mess by Steven Fonso
Be More Witch by Alison Davies
Golden Rules: Wit and Wisdom of the Golden Girls by Francesco Sedita
DIY crafts and Projects for Your Instant Pot by David Murphy
The Nocturnal Brain by Guy Leschziner
American Spirit by Taya Kyle


New Movies

The Beach Bum  Blu-Ray
Tolkien  DVD and Blu-Ray
Detective Pikachu  DVD and Blu-Ray
Poms  DVD and Blu-Ray
The Curse of LaLLorna  DVD and Blu-Ray


 View or Print a TPL Calendar or Schedule

August Calendar of Events

September Calendar of Events

August Preschool Storytime Schedule

September Preschool Storytime Schedule