Library News 10/31/16

One Book One Sioux County
All the public libraries and academic libraries in Sioux County are collaborating to host the author William Kent Krueger. This 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 November 9, 16 and December 7 & 14. Come join the fun as we read stories, sing songs, and make crafts!

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

Adult Book Club
The adult book club will meet on Tuesday, November 29 at 6:30 pm. This month each member of the club may pick out a book written by Joanne Fluke. She is a bestselling author of the Hannah Swenson mystery series. You will find a variety of books to choose from at the Alton Public Library!

New Adult Books:

  • The Award by Danielle Steel
  • The Whistler by John Grisham
  • The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly
  • Twelve Days of Christmas by Debbie Macomber
  • A Lowcountry Christmas by Mary Alice Monroe
  • The First Mountain Man: Preacher’s Bloodbath by William W. Johnstone