Library News 10/17/16 – Babygarten Programs and More!

The Alton Public Library is having Babygarten programs each week on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 am. Sessions will be held on October 19, 26 and November 2, 9, & 16. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are invited to attend with children age 0 – 3 years old!

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 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.

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.

New Adult Books:

  • Missing by James Patterson
  • Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks
  • Winter Storms by Elin Hilderbrand
  • Long Way Gone by Charles Martin
  • Waves of Mercy by Lynn Austin
  • Beekeeping for Dummies by Howland Blackiston