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THE ELEVATOR, by Angela Hunt [Christian Fiction] In the path of a hurricane, three women ­ all unaware that the shattering secrets they are concealing center on the same man - find themselves trapped and fighting for their lives in an elevator of a high-rise office building. STANDING STRONG, by Donna Fleisher [Christian fiction] Homeland Heroes Series. With her community caught up in rival gangs battling for territory, a war tougher than anything Chris ever saw in Desert Storm, love ca... More...

Monday July 07, 2008 10:56AM - 0 Comment(s)



THE GUM THIEF, by Douglas Coupland In this story of love and looming apocalypse set in an office supply store, Coupland reminds us that love, death and eternal friendship can all occur where we least expect them. And that even after tragedy seems to have wiped our human slate clean, stories can slowly rebuild you. SAUCER: The Conquest, by Stephen Coonts The leak of top-secret information about saucer technology from Area 51, a world-threatening antigravity beam, and Rip’s kidnapped u... More...

Monday June 30, 2008 07:07PM - 0 Comment(s)



DEVIL MAY CARE: The New James Bond Novel, by Sebastian Faulks, writing as Ian Fleming Written to celebrate the centenary of Ian Fleming’s birth on May 28, 1908. A drug runner is executed. A British airliner goes missing over Iraq. The thunder of a coming war echoes in the Middle East. A tide of lethal narcotics threatens to engulf Great Britain. Bringing Bond back ­ with a vengeance. EVERYDAY DELICIOUS, by The ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen An ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen cookbook featuring ... More...

Monday June 30, 2008 07:04PM - 0 Comment(s)



KILLING ROMMEL: A Novel, by Steven Pressfield A World War II tale based on the real-life exploits of the Long Range Desert Group, an elite British special forces unit that took on Field Marshal Rommel, the “Desert Fox,” and his Afrika Korps ­ with the outcome of the war hanging in the balance. THE ANCIENT TEA HORSE ROAD: Travels With the Last of the Himalayan Muleteers, by Jeff Fuchs Over seven grueling months, battling frostbite, snow blindness, and hunger, the author foll... More...

Monday June 30, 2008 06:13PM - 0 Comment(s)



QUICKSAND: An Eve Duncan Forensics Thriller, by Iris Johansen An anonymous phone caller asks: "Do you still miss your little Bonnie?" And pits Eve Duncan against the one man who can put her darkest horror to rest - or make her relive it over and over again. I STILL HAVE A SUITCASE IN BERLIN: A Novel, by Stephens Gerard Malone  1932 seemed the perfect year to move to Berlin and embrace his German roots, but Michael's new life begins to unravel when he's drawn into the horror,... More...

Monday June 30, 2008 05:49PM - 0 Comment(s)



THE GOOD FOOD BOOK FOR FAMILIES, by Brenda Bradshaw & Cheryl Mutch, M.D. Over 150 recipes to please kids of all ages, inspired by the new Canada’s Food Guide, featuring great ideas for healthy school lunches, snacks and family meals. Includes the latest medical and scientific information on food and nutrition. PEOPLE OF THE WEEPING EYE: A Novel of North America’s Forgotten Past, by W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear An epic set against the might and majesty of t... More...

Monday June 30, 2008 05:45PM - 0 Comment(s)



RIVER OF HEAVEN: A Novel, by Lee Martin Past and present collide in this novel of a man, his brother, and the dark secret that both connects and divides them. Weaves a story of love and loss, confession and redemption, and the mystery buried with a boy named Dewey Finn. THE WHITE TIGER, by Aravind Adiga Over the course of seven nights, Balram Halwai tells us the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life ­ having nothing but his own wits to help him a long. B... More...

Monday June 30, 2008 05:40PM - 0 Comment(s)



The excitement is mounting as we customize our new library websites and they are starting to look great!  It is thrilling to see how many libraries have jumped full force into their web design and I commend you all!  One of the great features of the websites is that we can now easily download photographs into our own individual online photo albums.  But before you upload that picture of little Timmy smiling at your library... More...

Tuesday June 24, 2008 03:25PM - 0 Comment(s)



As many of you having begun embracing your new found website development skills, you may start to include various documents on your websites. The standard and easily accessible format for online documents is pdfs because everyone can open them by simply downloading Adobe Reader. Many of you may not have an Adobe converter installed on your computers; however, don’t fret, because you can convert your document to pdfs online.    Try these two websites:   1) PD... More...

Friday June 20, 2008 11:36AM - 3 Comment(s)



It does not matter what size your library is. Customers that come into the library will ask library staff reference questions. They will ask questions to library pages, clerks at the circulation desk and at the reference desk (if your library is large enough to have a seperate reference desk!) Every library staff member should be equipped with the knowledge to point the customer in the right direction, even if it is to another staff member in the library. ... More...

Tuesday June 03, 2008 10:47AM - 0 Comment(s)



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