Library News 09/20/16 – Preschool Story Time and More!

One Book One Sioux County
All the public libraries and academic libraries in Sioux County are collaborating to host the author William Kent Krueger. On Thursday, November 3, he will speak about his novel Ordinary Grace at Northwestern College in Orange City. The two-part event will include “Appetizers with the Author” at 5:30 pm, an event that requires a $10.00 ticket. The second part, “A Conversation with William Kent Krueger” at 7:00 pm, will be free and open to the public. Stop by the library for more information or to purchase tickets.

Preschool Story Time
All children age 3 – 5 are welcome to come to Preschool Story Time at the Alton Public Library!
Programs will be held on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am on September 21, 28 –
October 12, 19, 26 – November 9, 16, 23 and December 7 & 14. Come join the fun as we read stories, sing songs, and make crafts!

Adult Book Club
All adults are invited to join our monthly book club. The book chosen for September is Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf. Book discussion will be held on Tuesday, September 27
@ 6:30 pm. Copies are available for you to pick up at our library.

The Alton Public Library will be having Babygarten on Wednesday mornings @ 10:00 am beginning September 28. Our first eight week session will continue through November 16. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are invited to attend with children age 0 – 3 years old.

New Adult Books:

  • Home by Harlan Coben
  • The Scoop by Fern Michaels
  • Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen Woodiwiss
  • A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny
  • Finders Keepers by Stephen King
  • The Backyard Beekeeper by Kim Flottum