Library News 10/03/16 – Book Club for Adults and More!

The Alton Public Library is having Babygarten programs each week on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 am. This eight week session runs from September 28 to November 16. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are invited to attend with children age 0 – 3 years old!

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
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 October is The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman. Book discussion will be held on Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 pm. Copies are available for you to pick up at our library.

New Adult Books:

  • Manitou Canyon by William Kent Krueger
  • Woman of God by James Patterson
  • Sweet Tomorrows by Debbie Macomber
  • The Handsome Man’s DeLuxe Café by Alexander McCall Smith
  • Journey Into Violence by William W. Johnstone
  • Everything is Possible by Jen Bricker