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Tolono Public Library News for October 24 through 31, 2019

We have a Halloween Selfie Station set up in the Children’s Department at the Library. Bring your littles in for a photo op during regular hours.  We have some fun props to enhance your pictures.

Trick or Treat! Children in costume can stop by the Tolono Public Library on October 31st from 5-8 pm for special treats!

Our Adult Reading Program ends October 25, 2019.   Winners will be announced on October 25 at the 10 am Family Movie Event.  Winners need not be present.  We want to thank everyone who participated in the adult reading program.

Family Movie Matinee:  Friday October 25, from 10 am – 12 pm.  Where do monsters go to get away from it all? Join us for snacks and a fun, Halloween-themed movie.  This poplar movie is about a hotel in Transylvania!

 Local Author Kastie Pavlik will be at the Library on October 28, 2019 from 6:30 to 8 pm for an Author Reading.  Enjoy artisan breads and lemonade as Kastie reads “How to Make Lemonade.”  Her story is a macabre tale of vampires and a life gone wrong that will make you shiver in your seats!  This program is for scary story lovers age 18 and above.

Program Events this Week

Storytime with Miss Emily will meet this week on Monday morning from 10:00-10:45 am.  The Theme for October 28 is Monster Mash.  What better time of year to come out and play than today?  We will read “spooky” monster stories, make monster puppets, and play an exciting ABC Monster game.   Preschoolers and parents are welcome to attend.

 Coffee Talk will meet on Wednesday, October 30 at 9 am at the Tolono Historical Society.  Enjoy coffee, light snacks, and good company.  The Tolono Historical Society is located one block north of the Library.  Seniors 60 and over are invited to join us.

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 October 30 is Perfect Pumpkins.  Are you ready for a good puzzle and a fun challenge?   Let’s make some perfect paper pumpkins!

 My Heritage: Are you researching your family tree? Do you need some help? Check out this month’s database of the month, My Heritage, to take your genealogy research to the next level. It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources.  MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind in the world. Click on the blue hexagon “Virtual Resources” to get started.

Upcoming Event

Family Movie Matinee:  Friday October 25, from 10 am – 12 pm.  Where do monsters go to get away from it all? Join us for snacks and a fun, Halloween-themed movie.  This poplar movie is about a hotel in Transylvania!

Resource-of-the-Month

My Heritage: Are you researching your family tree? Do you need some help? Check out this month’s database of the month, My Heritage, to take your genealogy research to the next level. It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources.  MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind in the world. Click on the blue hexagon “Virtual Resources” to get started.

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New Fiction:

Adult

A Book of Bones by John Connolly
Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
Stealth by Stuart Woods
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
The Guardians by John Grisham
The Stranger Inside by Laura Benedict
Warrior of the Altaii by Robert Jordan

Young Adult

Forrest Talk: How Trees Communicate by Melissa Koch
Snakebite: Antivenom and a Global Health Crisis by Charles Hofer

Juvenile

The Power Down Mystery by Gertrude Warner
Some Places More Than Others by Renee Watson
Strange Birds by Celia Perez
Beverly, Right Here by Kate DiCamillo

 Children’s

This is Baby by Jimmy Fallon
Elbow Grease vs. Motozilla by John Cena
Why? By Adam Rex
Froggy Picks a Pumpkin by Jonathon London
Who Wet My Pants? By Bob Shea

 New Non-Fiction:

Adult

Barack and Joe by Steven Levingston
Letters from an Astrophysicist by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Deep State by James B. Stewart
Unfollow by Megan Phelps-Roper
Permanent Record by Edward Snowden
Know My Name by Chanel Miller

New Movies

Spider-Man: Far From Home  Blu-Ray
Annabelle Comes Home  Blu-Ray
Midsommer Blu-Ray
Paw Patrol:  Pups Chase a Mystery  DVD
 
October Calendar of Events

October Preschool Storytime Schedule