Library To Offer Interlibrary Loan Service At No Cost To Their Patrons

The Washington Public Library has upgraded their Interlibrary Loan Service. Effective January 2016, the Library is using the Kansas Library Express Courier Service in connection with their Interlibrary Loan Service. This change means that library card holders in good standing will be able to request a book (up to a limit of four books at one time) without paying a return postage mailing fee. The courier service will stop at the Washington Public Library three days a week.

What is Interlibrary Loan Service? Interlibrary Loan (aka ILL) is a service offered by Washington Public Library to its cardholders. If there are library materials, print or audiovisual, that the library does not own, the library will try to borrow them for you from another library. The check-out time is set by the library who is loaning the book.

The Kansas Library Express, the Kansas interlibrary courier service, provides library users with rapid and direct access to library resources. Kansas Library Express connects more than 300 libraries throughout Kansas with a convenient and cost effective delivery service that expands the ability of libraries to readily share their collections for the benefit of library users.

For more information, please visit with the Library Director Janet Keller about this service.

 

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NEW BOOKS @ THE LIBRARY

ADULT FICTION:

See Me by Nicholas Sparks

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

The Survivor by Vince Flynn

Forever & Always by Leigh Greenwood

Tricky Twenty-Two by Janet Evanovich

All Dressed In White by Mary Higgins Clark

Wyoming Rugged by Diana Palmer

Badlands by C.J. Box

Make Me by Lee Child

The Stranger by Harlan Coben

 

LARGE PRINT:

What Once Was Lost by Kim Sawyer

The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar

Bush by Susan Albert

Streams of Mercy by Lauraine Snelling

When Love Returns by Kim Sawyer

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O’Clock

Lady by Susan Albert

Head In The Clouds by Karen Witemeyer

 

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YOUNG ADULT FICTION:

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

The Murder of an Angel by James Patterson

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2015 LiBeary Tree

The 2015 LiBeary Tree is now available at the Washington Public Library. The LiBeary Tree is a wish list of new children’s books that the Library would like to have donated for their collection.  Bear shaped ornaments list titles of new children’s books for all ages from Board Books to Young Adult Fiction. Prices range from $4.00 paperbacks up to $15.00 for hardcover picture books.  Books can be donated by individuals, given in honor of someone, or given in memory of someone. The LiBeary Tree project started out as a literacy project for the Modern Pioneers Study Club in 1998 and has continued every year since.

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3D Printing: What is it? Live Demonstration Saturday, Nov. 21st

Technically, 3D printing is the process of synthesizing a three-dimensional object. In 3D printing, successive layers of material are applied under computer control in a process known as extrusion. A 3D printer can “print” objects of almost any shape or geometry that have been created as a 3D model. You may have heard of 3D printed art, tools, and prosthetics. But lots of other objects can be printed too, like chocolate, cloth, cars, and even buildings. For examples of items that have been created using a 3D printer, visit Thingiverse.com and select the Explore option and then Things.

If you’re interested in learning more about 3D printing technology and watching a printer in action, the Washington Public Library will be hosting a demonstrating on how a 3D printer works during their Open House on Saturday, November 21st. Drop in anytime between 10:00 am and noon to hear about this new technology.  Various samples made using the 3D printer will be available to view & touch.

Melendra Sanders, Youth Consultant, from the North Central Kansas Library System, Manhattan, KS, will be conducting the demonstration.

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NEW BOOKS AT THE LIBRARY

ADULT FICTION:

Friction by Sandra Brown
Twice In A Lifetime by Dorothy Garlock
Windigo Island (Cork O’Connor Series; #14) by William Krueger
Wildest Dreams (Thunder Point Series; #9) by Robyn Carr
Country by Danielle Steel
Scones & Bones (Tea Shop Mysteries; #12) by Laura Childs
Save Me by Lisa Scottoline
Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner
Private Down Under (Private Series; #6) by James Patterson
Personal (Jack Reacher Series; #19) by Lee Child
Look Again by Lisa Scottoline
Private L.A. (Private Series; #7) by James Patterson
Sweet Tea Revenge (Tea Shop Mysteries; #14) by Laura Childs
Private India; City on Fire (Private Series; #8) by James Patterson
ADULT NON-FICTION:
Killing Reagan; the violent assault that changed a presidency by Bill O’Reilly
A Stolen Childhood; a dark past, a terrible secret…by Casey Watson
A Full Life; reflections at ninety by Jimmy Carter
The Gift of Love; one woman’s journey to save a life (a kidney donation story) by Amy Clipston
Please Don’t Take My Baby; a pregnant teenager, lost & alone, a foster carer with room in her
      heart for two by Cathy Glass
The Child Bride; a young Asian girl, a hidden culture…by Cathy Glass
Saving Danny; trapped and alone in a dark and terrifying world… by Cathy Glass
LARGE PRINT FICTION:
The Photography by Beverly Lewis
A Simple Prayer (Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel Series; #4) by Amy Clipston
By Your Side (Crisis Team Series; #1) by Candace Calvert
The Matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand
Every Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline
A Bride For Noah (Seattle Brides Series; #1) by Lori Copeland
Rainy Day Dreams (Seattle Brides Series; #2) by Lori Copeland
Cooper’s Folly by Mary Strand
X (Kinsey Millhone Series; #24) by Sue Grafton
Silver Linings (Rose Harbor Series; #4) by Debbie Macomber
The Healer’s Touch by Lori Copeland
Someday Home by Lauraine Snelling
Refining Fire (Brides of Seattle Series; #2) by Tracie Peterson
A New Hope (Thunder Point Series; #8) by Robyn Carr
When Mercy Rains (Zimmerman Restoration Trilogy; #1) by Kim Sawyer
When Grace Sings (Zimmerman Restoration Trilogy; #2) by Kim Sawyer
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NEW BOOKS

The following new books have been added to the Washington Public Library collection. 

ADULT FICTION: 

The Melody Lingers On by Mary Higgins Clark 

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee 

14th Deadly Sin (Women’s Murder Club Series; #14) by James Patterson 

A Blaze of Glory: a novel of the Battle of Shiloh by Jeff Shaara 

A Chain of Thunder: a novel of the Siege of Vicksburg by Jeff Shaara 

The Smoke At Dawn: a novel of the Civil War by Jeff Shaara 

The Fateful Lightning: a novel of the Civil War by Jeff Shaara 

Dead Heat: an Alpha and Omega novel by Patricia Briggs 

Meant To Be Mine by Becky Wade 

A Love Like Ours: a novel by Becky Wade 

Gathering Prey (Lucas Davenport Series; #25) by John Sandford 

Endangered (Joe Pickett Series; #15) by C. J. Box 

Radiant Angel (John Cory Series; #7) by Nelson DeMille 

Naked Greed (Stone Barrington Series; #34) by Stuart Woods

 

 

 ADULT NON-FICTION: 

American Wife: a memoir of love, war, faith, and renewal by Taya Kyle 

The Mercy of the Sky: the story of a tornado by Holly Bailey 

Missoula: rape and the justice system in a college town by Jon Krakauer

 

 

 

 

 

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM ENDS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

The Summer Reading Program at the Washington Public Library ended with a program about local community heroes.

Children learned about being a firefighter from Rick Applegarth, a veterinarian from Dr. Phil Bentz, a military veteran from Celeste Edgar, a police officer from Kyle Applegarth, and a doctor from Dr. Dave Hodgson. After the presentations, each child was given a book to keep for their own as a prize for attending the summer reading program.

This year’s summer reading director was Marlyse L’Ecuyer. The following volunteers helped with the program:  Malari L’Ecuyer, Crystal L’Ecuyer, Malachi L’Ecuyer, Taylor Adee, Michelle Mintzmeyer, Hannah Portenier, Kylie Mintzmeyer, Lynda Woodcock, along with Library Board Members Jeanne Walker and Phyllis Applegarth.

Seventy-six children ages preschool to grade 6 were registered for the summer reading program this year. F.O.W.L. (aka Friends Of Washington Library) sponsored the Summer Reading Program.

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NEW BOOKS ADDED

YOUNG ADULT:

Live Original; how the duck commander teen keeps it real and stays true to her values by Sadie Robertson

Ruby Red by Kerstin Geir (book #1 – Ruby Red Trilogy)

Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Geir (book #2 – Ruby Red Trilogy)

Emerald Green by Kerstin Geir (book #3 – Ruby Red Trilogy)

 

 

ADULT FICTION:

Dry Bones by Craig Johnson (Walt Longmire Mysteries, book 12)

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini

In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

Where Trust Lies by Janette Oke (Return to The Canadian West Series; #2)

Against The Tide by Kat Martin (Brodies of Alaska Series; #3)

Private Vegas by James Patterson (Private Series; #9)

Saint Odd by Dean Koontz (Odd Thomas Series; #7)

Insatiable Appetites by Stuart Woods (Stone Barrington Series; #32)

Memory Man by David Baldacci (Amos Decker Series; #1)

Finders Keepers by Stephen King (Mr. Mercedes Trilogy; #2)

Whiskey & Charlie by Annabel Smith

Taken by Dee Henderson

Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey (Alaskan Courage Series; #5)

Close Your Eyes by Iris Johansen (Kendra Michaels Series; #1)

Texas True by Janet Dailey (Tylers of Texas Series; #1)

Chasing Sunsets by Karen Kingsbury (Angels Walking Series; #2)

Bridge To Haven by Francine Rivers

Ride The High Range by Charles G. West

War Cry by Charles G. West

Storm In Paradise Valley by Charles G. West

Thunder Over Lolo Pass by Charles G. West

Black Horse Creek by Charles G. West

 

 

ADULT NON-FICTION:

Death Zones and Darling Spies: Seven years of Vietnam War Reporting by Beverly Keever. (In 1961, equipped with a master’s degree from famed Columbia Journalism School and letters of introduction to Associated Press bureau chiefs in Asia, twenty-six-year-old Beverly Deepe set off on a trip around the world. Allotting just two weeks to South Vietnam, she was still there seven years later, having then earned the distinction of being the longest-serving American correspondent covering the Vietnam War and garnering a Pulitzer Prize nomination. In Death Zones and Darling Spies, Beverly Deepe Keever describes what it was like for a farm girl from Nebraska to find herself halfway around the world, trying to make sense of one of the nation’s bloodiest and bitterest wars.)

Kansas Wildflowers and Weeds by Michael Haddock

The Residence; inside the private world of The White House by Kate Brower

Hope; a memoir of survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry & Gina DeJesus

Bill O’Reilly’s Legends & Lies: the Real West

Donna Bell’s Bake Shop: recipes and stories of family, friends, and food by Pauley Perrette (The author who is on her twelfth season playing the character of Abby on the TV show NCIS. The book features Southern baked goods recipes that author’s mother used to make when she was a child growing up)

Michelle Obama: a life by Peter Slevin

The Better Brother: Tom & George Custer and the Battle for the American West by Roy Bird

 

Still Room for Hope; a survivor’s story of sexual assault, forgiveness and freedomby Alisa Kaplan

Kansas Trail Guide: the best hiking, biking & riding in the Sunflower state

 

LARGE PRINT BOOKS:

The Outlaw Takes A Bride by Susan Davis

Texas True by Janet Dailey (Tylers of Texas Series; #1)

Double Fudge Brownie Murder: a Hannah Sensen mystery with recipes

by Joanne Fluke

The Liar by Nora Roberts

A Hopeful Heart by Amy Clipston (Hearts of The Lancaster Grand Hotel Series; #1)

A Mother’s Secret by Amy Clipston (Hearts of The Lancaster Grand Hotel; #2)

A Dream of Home by Amy Clipston (Hearts of The Lancaster Grand Hotel; #3)

Taken by Dee Henderson

Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey (Alaskan Courage Series; #5)

Silver Thaw by Catherine Anderson (Mystic Creek Series; #1)

Unspoken by Dee Henderson

A Faith of Her Own by Kathleen Fuller (Middlefield Amish Series; #1)

A Traitor’s Wife; the woman behind Benedict Arnold by Allison Pataki

Undetected by Dee Henderson

Where Trust Lies by Janette Oke (Return To The Canadian West Series; #2)

A Harvest of Hope by Lauraine Snelling (Songs of Blessing Series; #2)

Aloha Betrayed by Jessica Fletcher

Change Of Heart by Jude Deveraux

In God We Trusted; Pioneer Stories From Kansas by Rob Bird

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2015

(PLEASE Register by June 1st)

Kick Off Event – “Super Hero Training Camp”

Wednesday, June 3rd from 10-11:00 am

at the First National Bank Basement, Washington, KS

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The main program will be held at the Washington Public Library, 116 E. 2nd Street, Washington, KS, every Wednesday, June 10th to July 15th

Groups are:

Preschoolers: 10 am to 11 am

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade:  1 pm to 2 pm

3rd – 6th Grade: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Closing Program with local heroes:

Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:00 am to11:00 am

First National Bank Basement, Washington, KS

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FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 785-325-2114

 

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LIBEARY TREE

 

 

The LiBeary Tree project sponsored by the Modern Pioneers Study Club finished with a total of 47 new childrens books for the Washington Public Library. Approximately $464.15 was donated by individuals in order to purchase the new books.

Listed below are the titles donated & the individuals that donated them.

BOARD BOOKS:

FIND THE DUCK by Stephen Cartwright

(Donated In Honor of Tanner Frank, by Peg Chapin)

 

ANIMAL NOISES

(Donated In Honor of Dalaini Munsterman, by Grandma Ayers)

 

FIRST 100 WORDS (Bilingual English/Spanish Edition) by Roger Priddy

(Donated by: Lynda Woodcock)

 

LITTLE BLUE TRUCK LEADS THE WAY by Alice Schertle

(Donated by The Finlayson Kids)

 

I WOULD TUCK YOU IN by Sarah Asper-Smith

(Donated by: Lynda Woodcock)

 

CURIOUS GEORGE GOES FISHING by H.A. Rey

(Donated In Honor of Addie Chapin, by Peg Chapin)

 

LITTLE BLUE TRUCK by Alice Schertle

(Donated by The Finlayson Kids)

 

FIRST 100 NUMBERS by Roger Priddy

(Donated by: Lynda Woodcock)

 

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PICTURE BOOKS:

RACE FROM A TO Z by Jon Scieszka

(Donated In Memory of Katy Baker)

 

THE ANIMALS’ SANTA by Jan Brett

(Donated In Honor of Charlie Bruna, by Sharon Pierce)

 

PRETTY MINNIE IN PARIS by Danielle Steel

(Donated In Honor of Daizee Munsterman, by Grandma Ayers)

 

MOUSETRONAUT by Mark Kelly

(Donated In Memory of Kathy Schaaf, by Rylan Schaaf)

 

MOUSETRONAUT GOES TO MARS by Mark Kelly

(Donated In Memory of Kathy Schaaf, by Rylan Schaaf)

 

HORTON & THE KWUGGERBUG AND MORE LOST STORIES by Dr. Seuss

(Donated In Memory of Katy Baker, by The Modern Pioneers Club)

 

BLIZZARD by John Rocco

(Donated In Memory of Doris Cole, by The American Legion Auxiliary George W.

Hood Post 91)

 

TIPTOP CAT by Roger Mader

(Donated In Memory of Katy Baker)

 

CHARLIE THE RANCH DOG AND THE NEW BABY by Ree Drummond

(Donated In Memory of Betty Ilene Keller, by The Library Board)

 

MORTIMER’S CHRISTMAS MANGER by Karma Wilson

(Donated by: Jean Kearn

 

STANLEY THE BUILDER by William Bee

(Donated In Honor of Josh & Connor Martin, by Anita Martin)

 

PRINCESS CHARITY’S COURAGEOUS HEART by Jeanna Young

(Donated In Honor of Reagan Dalke, by Sharon Pierce)

 

TRUCKERY RHYMES by Jon Scieszka

(Donated In Memory of Katy Baker)

 

PRINCESS FAITH’S MYSTERIOUS GARDEN by Jeanna Young

(Donated In Honor of MacKenzie, Macie, and MacKaylie Woltje)

 

 

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EASY READERS:

BRAVE FIREFIGHTERS (Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue)

(Donated In Memory of Kathy Schaaf, by Rylan Schaaf)

 

PIZZA PARTY (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)

(Donated by The Finlayson Kids)

 

FIRE CREW (Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue)

(Donated In Memory of Kathy Schaaf, by Rylan Schaaf)

 

CHARLIE THE RANCH DOG; STUCK IN THE MUD by Ree Drummond

(Donated anonymously)

 

CHARLIE THE RANCH DOG; GOES TO THE DOCTOR by Ree Drummond

(Donated In Honor of MacKenzie, Macie, and MacKaylie Woltje)

 

SNOW TRUCKING (Jon Scieszka’s Trucktown) by Jon Scieszka

(Donated In Memory of Autumn Faith Dodds, by Grandma & Grandpa Dodds)

 

FEEDING TIME AT THE ZOO by Sherry Shahan

(Donated In Memory of Katy Baker)

 

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MIDDLERS:

THE CHILLY MAMMOTH (Echo & The Bat Pack Series) by Roberto Pavanello

(Donated In Memory of Doris Cole, by The Modern Pioneers Club)

KING TUT’S GRANDMOTHER (Echo & The Bat Pack Series) by Roberto Pavanello

(Donated anonymously)

 

THE MARE’S TALE (Pet Vet Series) by Darrel Odgers

(Donated In Honor of Wyatt Bentz, by Sharon Pierce)

 

THE THING IN THE SEWERS (Echo & The Bat Pack Series) by Roberto Pavanello

(Donated In Honor of Dawson Munsterman, by Grandma Ayers)

 

MOTORBIKE BOB (Pet Vet Series) by Darrel Odgers

(Donated by Marcie Funke)

 

THE BLUE STEALER (Jack Russell: Dog Detective Series) by Darrel Odgers

(Donated In Honor of Tucker Huband, by Sharon Pierce)

 

THE HAM HEIST (Jack Russell: Dog Detective Series) by Darrel Odgers

(Donated In Honor of Gabriel Phipps; by Sharon Pierce)

 

DASH (Dog Diaries; #5) by Kate Klimo

(Donated In Memory of Autumn Faith Dodds, by Grandma & Grandpa Dodds)

 

SWEETIE (Dog Diaries; #6) by Kate Klimo

(Donated In Honor of Kyle Clark, by Kathy Clark)

 

JINGLE BELLS (Horse Diaries Special Edition) by Catherine Hapka

(Donated In Honor of my grandchildren, by Susan Keesecker)

 

SOCCER ON SUNDAY (Magic Treehouse Series; #53) by Mary Osborne

(Donated by: Jean Kearn)

 

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JUNIOR FICTION:

THE LONG HAUL (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series; #9) by Jeff Kinney

(Donated In Honor of Lydia Callahan, by Jeanne Walker)

 

TREASURE HUNTERS: DANGER DOWN THE NILE by James Patterson

(Donated In Memory of Doris Cole, by The Modern Pioneers Club)

 

TALES FROM A NOT-SO-HAPPILY EVER AFTER (Dork Diaries; #8)

by Rachel Russell

(Donated anonymously)

 

HOUSE OF ROBOTS by James Patterson

(Donated In Memory of Autumn Faith Dodds, by Grandma & Grandpa Dodds)

 

 

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YOUNG ADULT FICTION:

TIGER’S DESTINY by Colleen Houck

(Donated In Honor of Lacey Clark, by Kathy Clark)

 

 

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JUNIOR NON-FICTION:

THE LEGO ADVENTURE BOOK VOL. 1; CARS, CASTLES, DINOSAURS & MORE

by Megan Rothrock

(Donated In Memory of Autumn Faith Dodds, by Grandma & Grandpa Dodds)

 

THE LEGO ADVENTURE BOOK VOL. 2; SPACESHIPS, PIRATES, DRAGONS & MORE

by Megan Rothrock

(Donated In Honor of Quincy Callahan, by Jeanne Walker)

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