Library News 12/20/16 – New DVD’s and More!

Holiday Closings
The Alton Public Library will be open from 10:00 – 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 24 and closed on Christmas Day and Monday, December 26. We will also be closing at noon on Saturday, December 31 and will not be open on New Year’s Day and Monday, January 2.

Playing Cards at the Alton Public Library
The Alton Public Library would like to invite all adults interested in playing cards to come on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 pm. Cards and hot beverages are provided. Games played will be decided by those attending. All ages Welcome!

Preschool Story Time
Preschool story time programs will begin Wednesday, January 4 at 10:30 am at the Alton Public Library. Come join the fun as we read stories, sing songs, and make crafts! Programs will also be held on January 11, 18, February 1, 8, 15, March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19 and May 3, 10.

The Alton Public Library will be having Babygarten programs on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 am beginning January 25. Our eight week session will continue through March 15. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are invited to attend with children age 0 – 3 years old.

New DVD’s
Some of the new DVD added to our collection: Independence Day Resurgence, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Nine Lives, Paw Patrol Pups Save Christmas, Star Trek Beyond, The Secret Life of Pets, The BFG, Pete’s Dragon, Jason Bourne, Ben-Hur, and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

New Adult Books:

  • Filthy Rich by James Patterson
  • Seventh Plague by James Rollins
  • Texas Tough by Janet Dailey
  • Patchy Fog by Hadley Hoover
  • A Promise to Love by Serena B. Miller
  • Brutal Night of the Mountain Man by William W. Johnstone