NEW BOOKS @ THE LIBRARY

ADULT FICTION:

Moon of Madness (Spanish Bit Series; #29) by Don Coldsmith

I’v Got You Under My Skin by Mary Higgins Clark

NYPD Red 2 by James Patterson (Donated)

River Road by Jayne Krentz (Donated)

Insane City by Dave Barry (Donated)

Undetected by Dee Henderson

The Ogallala Road by Julene Bair

A Wedding Invitation by Alice Wisler

A Beauty So Rare by Tamera Alexander

Through The Deep Waters by Kim Sawyer

The Lade of Bolton Hill by Elizabeth Camden

Moonlight Masquerade by Ruth Axtell

A River To Cross by Yvonne Harris

The Hit (Will Robie Series; #2) by David Baldacci

Brules by Harry Combs

Fair Play by Deeanne Gist

The Auschwitz Escape by Joel Rosenberg

The Sentinels of Andersonville by Tracy Groot

Undeniably Yours by Becky Wade

Love In Disguise by Carol Cox

Storm Riders (Dragon Brigade Series; #2) by Margaret Weis

Don’t Go by Lisa Scottoline

Concealed In Death (In Death Series; #38) by J.D. Robb

Night Broken (Mercedes Thompson Series; #8) by Patricia Briggs

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Quilts Of Love Series by various authors (Each stand-alone novel in this series features a quilt with a meaningful story behind it)

  1. Beyond The Storm
  2. A Wild Goose Chase
  3. Path of Freedom
  4. For Love of Eli
  5. Threads Of Hope
  6. A Healing Heart
  7. A Heartbeat Away
  8. Pattern For Romance
  9. Pieces Of The Heart
  10. Raw Edges
  11. The Christmas Quilt
  12. Aloha Rose
  13. Tempest’s Course
  14. Scraps of Evidence
  15. A Sky Without Stars
  16. Maybelle In Stitches

ADULT NON-FICTION:

Smart Money Smart Kids; Raising the next generation to win with money by Dave Ramsey

Blue Book Of Gun Values

Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl by Jase Robertson

No Place to Hide: A Brain Surgeon’s Long Journey Home from the Iraq War

by W. Lee Warren

A Last Kiss for Mummy; a teenage mum, a tiny infant, a desperate decision

by Casey Watson

Breaking The Silence; Two little boys, lost and unloved by Casey Watson

You’ll Get Through This by Max Lucado

The Reason For My Hope; Salvation by Billy Graham

Dead Wrong; straight facts on the country’s most controversial

cover-ups by Richard Belzer

You Must Remember This; life and style in Hollywood’s Golden Age by Robert Wagner

The Promise Of A Pencil; How an ordinary person can create Extraordinary change

by Adam Braun

Little Prisoners; a tragic story of siblings trapped in a world of abuse by Casey Watson

 

YOUNG ADULT FICTION:

Allegiant (Divergent Series; #3) by Veronica Roth

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Anderson

Hostage Three by Nicki Lake

What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Second Impact (a fictional story about head injuries received during playing high

school football) by David Klass

The Last Forever by Deb Calette

Rebel Spirits by Lois Ruby

Iceman by Chris Lynch

Pieces (sequal to “Iceman”) by Chris Lynch

Confessions Of A Murder Suspect by James Patterson

Confessions; The Private School Murders by James Patterson

Scan by Walter Jury

Destination Unknown by Amy Clipston

The Right Fight (World War II Series; #1) by Chris Lynch

Esther Friesner’s Princesses Of Myth Series;

Sphinx’s Princess

Sphinx’s Queen

Spirit’s Princess

Spirit’s Chosen

Deception’s Princess

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SUMMER READING PROGRAMS 2014

        The Washington Public Library has set the dates of this years Summer Reading Programs.

       “Fizz, Boom, Read” is the theme this year for the Preschool & K-2nd grade programs. This years program starts with a kick-off party on Wednesday, June 4th from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the First National Bank Basement Meeting Room. The regular program times will be held at the Library on Wednesdays. The Preschool Age Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The K-2nd Grade Group will meet on Wednesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration Forms are available at the Library and will also be handed out & sent home with the kids this week at school.  Children must be registered and have a library card in good standing to attend the program.
      The Independent Reading Program is for 3rd to 6th grade students. Their theme this year is “Spark A Reaction”.  They are invited to come to the kick-off part on Wednesday, June 4th from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the First National Bank Basement Meeting Room.  They will need to sign up at the Library in order to participate in this program.
      For more information, you may call the Library at 785-325-2114 during regular library hours.
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LIBEARY TREE

The following new books were given to the Washington Public Library as part of the LiBeary Tree project sponsored by the GFWC Modern Pioneers Club. The project produced 56 new children’s books for the Library with a total of $421.00 donated for the new books.

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MR. WUFFLES! by David Wiesner

Donated In Honor of Charlie Bruna, by Ryan & Susan Bruna.

 

SNOWFLAKES FALL by Patricia MacLachlan(illustrated by Steven Kellogg)

Donated by: Lynda Woodcock.

 

A VERY FUDDLES CHRISTMAS by Frans Vischer

Donated by: Nola Dusin.

 

LLAMA LLAMA AND THE BULLY GOAT by Anna Dewdney

Given In Memory of Kathy Schaaf, by Rylan Schaaf.

 

DISNEY PLANES; THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE

Given In Memory of Kathy Schaaf, by Rylan Schaaf.

 

SOFIA THE FIRST; HOLIDAY IN ENCHANCIA

Donated by: Albert Parry

 

COWPOKE CLYDE AND THE DIRTY DAWG

Donated In Honor of Mike & Cindy Kongs Family, by Katy Baker.

 

CHARLIE GOES TO SCHOOL by Ree Drummond

Donated In Honor of Rebecca Fischer, by Katy Baker.

 

THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Jan Brett

Donated In Honor of Mike & Cindy Kongs Family, by Katy Baker.

 

LADYBUG GIRL & THE BIG SNOW

Donated In Honor of Mike & Cindy Kongs Family, by Katy Baker.

 

COUNT THE MONKEYS

Donated In Honor of Mike & Cindy Kongs Family, by Katy Baker.

 

THE WAY I FEEL by Janan Cain

Donated In Honor of Braydon Franklin, by Susan Graham.

 

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                                                BOARD  BOOKS                                                             

MY FIRST TRACTOR BOARD BOOK by Jane Yorke

Donated by: Eli Finlayson

 

LLAMA LLAMA WAKEY-WAKE by Anna Dewdney

Donated by: Jean Kearn

 

TEETH ARE NOT FOR BITING by Elizabeth Verdick

Donated In Honor of Grandson Aiden, from Cliff & Karen Stewart.

 

MY BIG DINOSAUR BOOK by Roger Priddy

Donated by: Easton Finlayson

 

LLAMA LLAMA NIGHTY-NIGHT  by Anna Dewdney

Donated by: anonymous donor

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_____________________EASY READER BOOKS____________________

CHARLIE THE RANCH DOG; CHARLIE’S NEW FRIEND

Donated In Honor Of: MacKenzie, Macie, & Mack Kaylie Woltje,

by Jeannie & Richard Woltje.

 

DISNEY PLANES; DUSTY FLIES HIGH

Donated In Memory of Kathy Schaaf, by Rylan Schaaf.

 

PONY SCOUTS: RUNAWAY PONIES by Catherine Hapka

Donated by: Makinna, Wyatt, and Joree Bentz.

 

THE BERENSTAIN BEARS WE LOVE TRUCKS!

Donated In Honor of Grandson Sasha, by Cliff & Karen Stewart.

 

CHARLIE THE RANCH DOG; CHARLIE’S SNOW DAY

Donated In Honor of Ella Chapin, by Peg Chapin.

 

DISNEY PLANES; PLANE PALS

Donated In Memory of Kathy Schaaf, by Rylan Schaaf.

 

THE BERENSTAIN BEARS AND THE SHAGGY LITTLE PONY

Donated In Honor Of: MacKenzie, Macie, & Mack Kaylie Woltje,

by Jeannie & Richard Woltje.

 

PONY SCOUTS: BACK IN THE SADDLE BY Catherine Hapka

Donated by: Makinna, Wyatt, and Joree Bentz.

 

CHARLIE THE RANCH DOG: WHERE’S THE BACON by Ree Drummond. Donated by: Jeanette & Philip Baker

 

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_____________________MIDDLERS BOOKS_____________________ 

TOGO (Dog Diaries; #4) by Kate Klimo

Donated In Honor of Ivan Linenberger.

 

SAIGE (An American Girl Today) by Jessie Haas

Donated by: Lorna Wilgers.

 

SAIGE PAINTS THE SKY (An American Girl Today)

Donated by: Sharon Pierce.

 

STALLION BY STARLIGHT (Magic Tree House; #49)

Donated In Memory of Frank Linenberger.

 

HURRY UP, HOUDINI! (Magic Tree House; #50)

Donated by: Makayla Herrs.

 

HIGH TIME FOR HEROES (Magic Tree House; #51)

Donated in Honor of Grandson Viktor, by Cliff & Karen Stewart.

 

MEET CAROLINE (An American Girl) by Kathleen Ernst

Donated In Honor of Evyn Finlayson, by Sharon Pierce.

 

CAROLINE’S SECRET MESSAGE (An American Girl)

Donated by: Lynda Woodcock.

 

CAROLINE TAKES A CHANCE (An American Girl)

Donated In Honor of Carly Crome, by Sharon Pierce.

 

CHANGES FOR CAROLINE (An American Girl)

Donated In Honor of McKenzie Huband, by Sharon Pierce.

 

CAROLINE’S BATTLE (An American Girl)

Donated by a book lover.

 

A SURPRISE FOR CAROLINE (An American Girl)

Donated by: Viola Menzies.

 

TURKEY TROUBLE ON THE NATIONAL MALL

(Capital Mysteries; #14) – Donated by: Jean Kearn.

 

LANIE (American Girl Today) by Jane Kurtz

Donated by: Sharon Pierce.

 

LANIE’S REAL ADVENTURES (American Girl Today)

Donated In Honor of Joree Bentz, by Sharon Pierce.

 

MCKENNA (American Girl Today)  by Mary Casanova

Donated In Honor of McKinna Bentz, by Sharon Pierce.

 

MCKENNA, READY TO FLY! (America Girl Today)

Donated In Honor of Granddaughter Sadie, by Cliff & Karen Stewart.

 

BARRY (DOG DIARIES #3) by Kate Klime

Donated In Honor of Mike & Cindy Kongs Family, by Katy Baker.

 

ALOHA KANANI (An American Girl Today) by Lisa Yee

Donated by: Alberta Parry.

 

TRAPPED ON THE D.C. TRAIN (Capital Mysteries; #13)

Donated by: Kalyn Gloodt.

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______________________JUNIOR FICTION______________________ 

 

HARDLUCK (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series; #8) by Jeff Kinney

Donated by: Evyn Finlayson.

 

QB1 by Mike Lupica

Donated in Honor of Mike & Cindy Kongs Family, by Katy Baker.

 

I SURVIVED THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC , 1912

Donated by: Devin Scheer (granddaughter of Carol & Tony Scheer.

 

I SURVIVED THE SHARK ATTACKS OF 1916

Donated by: Taylor Scheer (granddaughter of Carol & Tony Scheer.

 

I SURVIVED HURRICANE KATRINA, 2005

Donated in Honor of Rebecca Fischer, by Katy Baker.

 

I SURVIVED THE BOMBING OF PEARL HARBOR, 1941

Donated by: Kristopher Gloodt.

 

I SURVIVED THE SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE, 1906

Donated by: Sharon Wilgers.

 

I SURVIVED THE ATTACKS OF SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001

Donated In Honor of Rebecca Fischer, by Katy Baker.

 

I SURVIVED THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, 1863

Donated by: Sharon Wilgers.

 

I SURVIVED THE JAPANESE TSUNAMI, 2011

Donated In Honor of Rebecca Fischer, by Katy Baker.

 

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LIBRARY ADDS AUDIOBOOKS TO COLLECTION

The Washington Public Library has added the following new titles to the adult audiobook collection on CD:
THE LONGEST RIDE by Nicholas Sparks
TWO FOR TEXAS  by James Burke
SMALL TOWN GIRL by Ann Gabhart
THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN by David Baldacci
FULL DISCLOSURE by Dee Henderson
CHRISTMAS WITH TUCKER by Greg Kincaid
UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II STORY OF SURVIVAL…by Laura Hillenbrand
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NEW BOOKS @ The Library

Adult Fiction:
Command Authority (Jack Ryan Series; #13) by Tom Clancy,
Takedown Twenty (Stephanie Plum Series; #20) by Janet Evanovich,
King and Maxwell (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell Series; #6) by David Baldacci
White Fire (Pendergast Series; #13) by Douglas Preston,
Dust (Kay Scarpetta Series; #21) by Patricia Cornwell,

A Big Sky Christmas by William Johnstone,
Under A Texas Sky by Dorothy Garlock,
A Dog Named Christmas by Greg Kincaid,
Christmas With Tucker by Greg Kincaid.

Adult Non-Fiction:
Fields Of Grace; faith, friendship and the day I nearly lost everything by Hannah Luce.

Large Print:
Stranded (Alaskan Courage Series; #3) by Dani Pettrey
Redeeming Grace (Hannah’s Daughters Series; #5) by Emma Miller,
Rebecca’s Christmas Gift (Hannah’s Daughters Series; #7) by Emma Miller.

 

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NEW BOOKS @ THE LIBRARY

The Washington Public Library has added the following new titles to the Adult Fiction Section of the Library.  (Note: If the book you want to read is checked out, please ask the library staff to reserve the title for you)

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling).

“W Is For Wasted” by Sue Grafton.

“Winners” by Danielle Steel.

“Sycamore Row” (book #2 of the Jake Brigance Series) by John Grisham.

“Tamarack County (book #13 of the Cork O’Connor Series) by William Krueger.

“Dark Witch” (book #1 of the Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy) by Nora Roberts.

“Unspoken” by Dee Henderson.

“The Longest Ride” by Nicholas Sparks.

“Doctor Sleep” (book #2 of the Shining Series) by Stephen King.

“Hotshot” by Julie Garwood.

“Stranded” (book #3 of the Alaskan Courage Series) by Dani Pettrey.

“On Distant Shores” (book #2 of the Wings of the Nightingale Series) by Sarah Sundin.

“Rose Harbor In Bloom (book #2 of the Rose Harbor Series) by Debbie Macomber.

“The Third Kingdom” (book #13 of the Sword of Truth Series) by Terry Goodkind.

“The Newcomer” (book #2 of the Thunder Point Series) by Robyn Carr.

“The Hero” (book #3 of the Thunder Point Series) by Robyn Carr.

“Calculated In Death” (book #36 of the In Death Series) by J.D. Robb.

“Thankless In Death” (book #37 of the In Death Series) by J.D. Robb.

“Texas Rifles; and Massacre at Goliad” by Elmer Kelton.

“The Sanctuary” by Ted Dekker.

“A Serpent’s Tooth” (book #9 of the Walt Longmire Series) by Craig Johnson.

“Deadline” by Sandra Brown.

“Never Go Back” (book #18 of the Jack Reacher Series) by Lee Child.

“Bianca” (book #1 of the Silk Merchant’s Daughters Series) by Bertrice Small.

“Francesca” (book #2 of the Silk Merchant’s Daughters Series) by Bertrice Small.

“Lucianna” (book #3 of the Silk Merchant’s Daughters Series) by Bertice Small.

“The Rattlesnake Season” (book #1 of the Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger Series) by Larry Sweazy.

“The Scorpion Trail” (book #2 of the Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger Series) by Larry Sweazy.

“The Bader’s Revenge (book#3 of the Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger series) by Larry Sweazy.

“The Cougar’s Prey” (book #4 of the Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger Series) by Larry Sweazy.

“The Coyote Tracker” (book #5 of the Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger Series) by Larry Sweazy.

“The Gila Wars” (book #6 of the Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger Series) by Larry Sweazy.

“Under A Blackberry Moon” (book #3 of the Michigan Northwoods Series) by Serena Miller.

“The Secret Keeper” (book #4 of the Home To Hickory Hollow Series) by Beverly Lewis.

“The Spymistress” by Jennifer Chiaverini.

“Firefly Lane” (book #1 of the Girls of Firefly Lane Series) by Kristin Hannah.

“Fly Away” (book #2 of the Girls of Firefly Lane Series) by Kristin Hannah.

“Christmas In Snowflake Canyon” (book #5 of Hope’s Crossing Series) by RaeAnne Thayne.

“Upon A Winter’s Night” (book #4 of the Amish Home Valley Trilogy) by Karen Harper.

“Poseidon’s Arrow” (book #22 of the Dirk Pitt Series) by Clive Cussler.

“The Mayan Secrets” ( book #5 of the Fargo Adventure Series) by Clive Cussler

 

 

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LIBRARY RECEIVES GRANT

The Washington Public Library has received a non-competitive grant from the State Library of Kansas for a AWE Early Literacy Station. The AWE Early Literacy Station is a kid-friendly computer station pre-loaded with more than 60 educational programs. The content of the educational programs are correlated to state and national standards. It spans all areas of curriculum: math, science, reading, music, art, history, and geography, reference as well as other areas. This early literacy station is for kids 2 to 8 years old. It is not connected to the internet. This particular version is Bilingual Spanish.

 

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OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE at the Washington Public Library on Thursday, November 7th from 5pm to 7 pm. Come browse and purchase book sale books and be entered for prizes. Sign up to be part of F.O.W.L. (Friends Of Washington Library) to help support library services & programs. Jennifer Dague of Dague Computers will be available to discuss using free ebooks from the State Library of Kansas website.

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F.O.W.L. DONATES NEW BOOKS

The Friends of Washington Library (aka F.O.W.L.) has donated the following new adult fiction books to the Library.

The Son by Philipp Meyer

Big Brother; a novel by Lionel Shriver

The Silver Star; a novel by Jeannette Walls

The Widow Waltz; a novel by Sally Koslow

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MEMORIAL GIVEN TO LIBRARY

The following childrens books were given to the Library in
memory of Cecil Grover:

PICTURE BOOKS:
Charlie The Ranch Dog by Ree Drummond
Tractor Mac Arrives At The Farm by Billy Steers
Tractor Mac Builds A Barn by Billy Steers
Tractor Mac Farmer’s Market by Billy Steers
Tractor Mac You’re A  Winner  by  Billy Steers
Tractor Mac Harvest Time by  Billy Steers
Tractor Mac Tune Up by Billy Steers
Tractor Mac Saves Christmas by Billy Steers

EASY READERS:
Barn Storm by  Charles Ghigna
Penny & Pepper (Pony Mysteries) by Jeanne Betancourt

AUDIO CD JF:
The Best (and Worst) of Beasts; Animal Stories told by Priscilla Howe, Storyteller

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