"A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer."
-- Anton Chekov (1860-1904) Upcoming Events Sunday, January 23
SUNDAY WITH THE FRIENDS: Solo Marimba
Spend your afternoon with a single instrument that will fill the Auditorium with warm, inspiring sound. The marimba is a wooden instrument struck by mallets. When played by a master like Paul Stranahan, it’s something else entirely.2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium
Tuesday, January 25
HEALTH AND BEAUTY: Active Release Technique
Dr. Allison Norris, a certified practitioner of this patented soft tissue technique, suggests wearing some comfortable clothes if you plan on participating in the demonstration.7:00 p.m. in the Main Library AuditoriumSunday, January 30
SUNDAY WITH THE FRIENDS: Dolley Madison
Actress Carol Starre-Kmiecik plays the First Lady who set the tone for all those who followed. In addition to serving in her husband’s administration, she filled in as First Lady for the widowed Thomas Jefferson, furnished the brand new White House and saved democracy once or twice.2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium
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NEW BOOKS, MOVIES & MUSIC: Located on the First Floor in the New Book Area Adult Fiction:
The New Yorker stories by Ann Beattie - FICTION BEATTIE
Edible stories: a novel in sixteen parts by Mark Kurlansky - FICTION KURLANSKY
Child of the northern spring by Persia Woolley - SCIFI WOOLLEYAdult Nonfiction:
The twisted sisterhood: unraveling the dark legacy of female friendships by Kelly Valen - 302.34082 VALEN
A kidnapping in Milan: the CIA on trial by Steve Hendricks - 363.32516 HENDRICKS
Driven West: Andrew Jackson and the Trail of Tears to the Civil War by A. J. Langguth - 973.56 LANGGUTHAdult Audiovisual:
Bad blood (compact disc) by John, Sandford - CD FICTION SANDFORD
Some we love, some we hate, some we eat: why it's so hard to think straight about animals by Hal Herzog - CD 304.27 HERZOG
Good hair -- DVD 646.724 GOODJuvenile Fiction:
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip Stead - jPICTURE Stead (2011 Caldecott Winner!)
The Crowfield Curse by Pat Walsh - jFICTION Walsh
Indigo Blues by Danielle Joseph - TEEN FICTION JosephJuvenile Audiovisual:
The Boy Who Cried Wolf and More Famous Fables -- jDVD Boy
Emily's Fortune by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor - jCD FICTION Naylor
Let's Dance Playhouse Disney -- jCD Playhouse BROWSING THE STACKS
Lakewood Public Library offers a wide variety of book collections within our non-fiction area. This week's spotlight is on: Dating and Relationships.
These titles can be found in the Nonfiction collection on the second floor at Main Library and also at the Madison Branch.
Don't be that girl by Travis Stork - 155.6423 STORK
It's a breakup, not a breakdown: get over the big one and change your life - for good!
by Lisa Steadman - 646.77 STEADMAN
I love you, but -- I'm not in love with you: seven steps to putting the passion back into your relationship by Andrew G. Marshall - 646.77 MARSHALL
The automatic 2nd date : everything to say and do on the 1st date to guarantee by Victorya Michaels Rogers - 646.77082 ROGERS
How to date men: dating secrets from America's top matchmaker by Janis Spindel - 646.77082 SPINDEL
The guy's guide to dating, getting hitched, and surviving the first year of marriage
by Michael R. Crider - 306.81081 CRIDERLPL'S WEB SITE FOCUS: PARENT PAGES
2 members of Lakewood Public Library’s staff have been working hard uncovering the best that Lakewood and surrounding communities have to offer for family fun and education. Whether you’re a native of Lakewood or new to the area, you’ll find this compendium of information and resources a useful guide along the parental path.http://www.lkwdpl.org/parentpages/
Contact us with any suggestions to this page through email: firstname.lastname@example.orgSTAFF PICKS
Freaky Green Eyes By Joyce Carol Oates
When her parents separate, Franky Pierson has no trouble deciding whose side she is on. After all, her mother is the one who chose to leave. When her mother is suddenly reported missing, Franky believes she simply pulled a disappearing act and deserted the family for good. But a part of Franky, a part she calls Freaky Green Eyes, know that something is wrong. To uncover the truth, Freaky Green Eyes must open Franky’s eyes to what is really happening.
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Crispin: The Cross of Lead By Avi
A young teen's life quickly changes after the death of his mother. He learns his given name is Crispin and that he must keep his mother's cross safe. After the priest that has been helping him is killed, Crispin becomes a wolf's head, which means anyone can kill him for a reward. Crispin runs for his life while attempting to solve the mystery of his past.
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Staff Picks Archive: http://www.lkwdpl.org/staffpicksLakewood Public Library no longer provides plastic bags. Patrons are welcome to take or leave plastic bags from selected areas in the first floor Community Room and the Audiovisual Department. Thank you for supporting our continuing efforts to be environmentally responsible.