New Books

Place your holds on these soon-to-be released titles and be on the top of the list!

Out of the Attic  by V. C. Andrews

Aiming for Love  by Mary Connealy

Island of Last Resorts by Mary Ellis

When You See Me by Lisa Gardner

The Museum of Desire by Jonathan Kellerman

Country Strong by Linda Lael Miller

Crooked River by Douglas Preston

Golden in Death by J. D. Robb

Nonfiction

The New Keto-Friendly South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston


Library Pro Tip: Want your hands on these titles as quickly as you possibly can?

Are you willing to read Large Print or listen to the Book on CD version? Advanced Holds Options might be for you! Advanced holds are used when you want to receive the first available copy of a title, regardless of format. It allows you to place a hold and select the physical formats you are willing to receive.

How to place an advanced hold:

  1. Log in and search for the title and click “Place Hold.”
  2. Click on “Advanced Hold Options.”
  3. Highlight the formats you would be willing to receive, and click “Submit.”
  4. If no formats are selected, any available physical format (Book on CD, Large Print, or Print) will be used.

Events this week

We take pride in bringing some of the state’s most talented to our communities across the region. This week, we are excited to keep it going with a special round of author visits and a one-of-a-kind kids musician. Read on for all the details:

Beth Dooley
Monday, Sept. 9, 6:30pm
Pine City Public Library 

Meet chef and cookbook author Beth Dooley, a 2016 Minnesota Book Award finalist for her novel, In Winter’s Kitchen. She also has covered the local food scene in the Northern Heartland for 30 years, contributing to the Taste section of the Star Tribune, KARE 11 and MPR News. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

 

Moving Words: Writers Across Minnesota
Thursday,
Sept. 12, 3:30pm
Cambridge Public Library 

Enjoy a lively discussion with four multi-genre, Minnesota Book Award-winning authors: Cori Doerrfeld, David Housewright, Wing Young Huie, and Anne Ursu. Moving Words is an opportunity for writers and readers to explore various themes together: the impact of literature in their lives, their connection as fellow Minnesotans, and the lens through which we read. Book sales provided by Scout & Morgan Books. The program is recommended for those of school age to adults. No registration necessary.

 

Music & Stories with Duke Otherwise
–TICKETED EVENT–
Saturday, September 14, 10:30am
Chisago Lakes Area Library

Using his clever songs and unique showmanship, Duke Otherwise engages and inspires children (and adults) of all ages. He has been entertaining for years with his guitar, tap shoes and distinct singing voice. His original songs will make you laugh, clap, dance and interact. Duke has performed all across the country, with some international touring, as well. All ages welcome. Tickets are now available for pickup at the library.

These programs are funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Share Your Story!

In honor of our 60th Anniversary, we are inviting our community members to share their library story! This could be anything from a memory of using the bookmobile to how the library inspired you to write your novel and anything in between. We’d simply love to hear what your favorite memory of using the library has been. We will share these stories online and in our branches!

 

 

New Book List!

Add these soon-to-be released titles to your to-read list and place your holds now to be at the top of the list.

Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci

The Confession Club by Elizabeth Berg

Scarlet Fever by Rita Mae Brown

The Healing Jar by Wanda E. Brunstetter

The Christmas in Winter Hill by Melody Carlson

Strands of Truth by Colleen Coble

Genesis by Robin Cook

Quantum: A Thriller by Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Final Option by Clive Cussler

Criss Cross by James Patterson

The Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts

Spy by Danielle Steel

Listening to Love by Beth Wiseman

Non-Fiction:

Love and Life by Laura Schlessinger

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Library Pro Tip: Want your hands on these titles as quickly as you possibly can?

Are you willing to read Large Print or listen to the Book on CD version? Advanced Holds Options might be for you! Advanced holds are used when you want to receive the first available copy of a title, regardless of format. It allows you to place a hold and select the physical formats you are willing to receive.

How to place an advanced hold:

  1. Log in and search for the title and click “Place Hold.”
  2. Click on “Advanced Hold Options.”
  3. Highlight the formats you would be willing to receive, and click “Submit.”
  4. If no formats are selected, any available physical format (Book on CD, Large Print, or Print) will be used.