Cover to Cover Book Club will discuss the first twenty-one chapters of Jane Eyre on Monday, February 26th at 3:00 p.m. In this novel, “Orphaned Jane Eyre endures an unhappy childhood, hated by her aunt and cousins and then sent to comfortless Lowood School. But life there improves and Jane stays on as a teacher, though she still longs for love and friendship. At Mr. Rochester’s house, where she goes to work as a governess, she hopes she might have found them”–Publisher.
Youth and Family Activities: We show a G or PG rated movie each Monday at 4:00 p.m. and each Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Night of FUN is held on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Bilingual Story Time meets on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Pat-a-Cake Pals meets on Thursdays at 10:00 p.m. Explore the Unknown meets on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Toddler Time is held on Friday at 10:00 a.m.
Good Bugs, Bad Bugs class is held on Monday, February 26th at 6:30 p.m. In this class you will discover what insects will benefit your garden and which are not beneficial.
What’s Your Story is a new book club where participants bring books they have recently read, or you are currently reading and discuss them with the group. This book is open to all readers of all genres. This group meets on February, 26th at 6:30 p.m.
Tangled Yarns needle group meets on Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.
Live at the Redbird Café: The Rough and Tumble is our first musical guests for the 2018 year. They will appear at the library café on Monday March 5th at 7:00 p.m. The Rough & Tumble is a folk-Americana group that is from Nashville, but has lived on the road touring since 2011. They released their first full-length album, We Made Ourselves a Home When We Didn’t Know was released in 2018. There will be a $10 suggested donation taken at the door.
Car Care Help: Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Some of Chilton Library’s more popular features include:
- Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle.
- Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move.
- Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.
- Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
- Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.
- ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification exams
- A print button which allows you to easily print out what is needed.
You can use this service at the library, or at home. Ask a librarian for the password. You will enjoy using the Chilton Library. Go to the library website www.southsiouxcity.org/library. Next you click on “Research”, and then click on “Databases”. Then click on the link for “Chilton Library”.
If you enjoy Jane Eyre you will enjoy these books.
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett; Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.—from the catalog record.
The Sum of All Kisses by Julia Quinn; “Hugh Prentice has never had patience for dramatic females, and if Lady Sarah Pleinsworth has ever been acquainted with the words “shy” or “retiring”, she’s long since tossed them out the window. Besides, even if Hugh did grow to enjoy her company, it wouldn’t matter. A reckless duel has left this brilliant mathematician with a ruined leg, and now, unable to run, ride, or even waltz, he could never court a woman like Sarah, much less dream of marrying her”, — from the catalog record.
Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones; “Set in the deep South, Mongrels is a deeply moving, sometimes grisly, and surprisingly funny novel that follows an unnamed narrator as he comes of age under the care of his aunt and uncle – who are werewolves”—from the catalog record.
Books for Basketball Fans: High school basketball tournament is upon us. These books will keep you interested while you wait for your team to play.
The Boys of Dunbar: a story of love, hope, and Basketball by Alejandro Danois; “The inspirational story of the most talented high-school basketball team ever and the dedicated coach who gave his players a lifetime opportunity by insisting on success”– Provided by publisher.
Fire Sale by Sara Paretsky; When V.I. Warshawsky takes over coaching duties of the girls’ basketball team at her former high school, she faces an ill-equipped, ragtag group of gangbangers, fundamentalists, and teenage moms who inevitably draw the detective into their family woes.
Sea Glass Winter by JoAnn Ross; “As an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist, Dillon Slater had one of the most dangerous jobs in the military. Now, he’s enjoying the pace of life in Shelter Bay, where he teaches high school physics. He still gets to blow things up, but as the school basketball coach he also gets to impart leadership skills. His latest minefield: fifteen-year-old Matt Templeton; and Matt’s irresistible mother. Claire Templeton moved her troubled teenage son to the small town of Shelter Bay to escape the bad influences at his school in L.A. But when his attitude earns her a visit from the handsome basketball coach, she wonders if this role model might be too much of a temptation–for her. Because though she isn’t looking for a relationship, she can’t seem to resist Dillon’s playful charm. But what she doesn’t realize is that Dillon isn’t playing games; he’s playing for keeps”, — from the cover.
Have a great week and read good books.