Library ‘Catching Fire’ with Hunger Games party

Veterans Day is an official United States holiday which honors people who have served in armed service — also known as veterans. It is a federal holiday that is observed on Nov. 11. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also mark the anniversary of the end of World War I. Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving. (www.wikipedia.org)
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If you have any old Christmas decorations and light sets that work that you would like to get rid of, the library would like to have them. We are planning an ugly sweater party for the teenagers and we need decorations. For more information call Justin at 936-829-5497.
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“Tangled Threads” is a needle-crafting group that meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the library. Anyone is welcome to join at any time. The next meeting is on Nov.12. Just come and bring a project that you are working on and socialize with others who do needle crafts.
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In celebration of teen literature and the release of the new movie, “Catching Fire,” the library will host a Hunger Games Party for ages 12 to 18 on Friday, Nov.15, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. We will be preparing for the games and then we will play the cornucopia game. After a fancy feast we will watch the “Hunger Games” movie. Come join the fun and bring a friend.
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Family Movie Day at the Library is Friday, Nov. 22, at 6 p.m.  Popcorn and lemonade will be available. We encourage you to bring your own snacks and drinks to add to your fun. You may also bring pillows and blankets and sit on the floor to watch the movie. Come bring the family and join in the fun! Our movie license will not allow us to publicize the movie title so please call us for more information at 936-829-5497. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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New Adult Books:
“The Perfect Hope,” by Nora Roberts – Ryder is the hardest Montgomery brother to figure out – with a tough-as-nails outside and possibly nothing too soft underneath. He’s surly and unsociable, but when he straps on a tool belt, no woman can resist his sexy swagger. Except, apparently, Hope Beaumont, the innkeeper of his own Inn BoonsBoro.
“To Honor and Trust,” by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller – Callie Deboyer arrives at Bridal Veil Island to spend the winter working as a governess for the Bridgeport family. However, she finds she can’t fully enjoy the beautiful resort because questions about her future weigh heavily on her mind: Should she continue in this job she enjoys, or is God calling her to join her parents in their missionary work? When she enrolls young Thomas Bridgeport in golf lessons, Callie meets instructor Wesley Townsend, who urges Callie to take lessons as well. During their time together, Callie comes to care for Wes – until she discovers that he’s been hiding something very important from her.
“Goodluck,” by Whitney Gaskell – Can $87 million buy happiness? Lucy Parker is about to find out! Lucy’s life is a mess. She has a cheating boyfriend, a derailed career, and is in the middle of a media circus. But when she wins the lottery, Lucy begins to think her luck has finally changed. In Palm Beach, the tropical paradise of millionaires, Lucy acquires a new hair color, a new social set, and enough anonymity to put her notoriety behind her. And soon, she’s being courted by two men who don’t know a thing about her. Strangely enough, all that money and all her new stuff doesn’t make Lucy happy. This isn’t the life she’d envisioned for herself. Now she realizes that she would give up every penny to have her old life back. And just as she’s ready to cash it all in, fate has one last surprise in store for Lucy – one that will show her exactly what she’s worth.
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Library closing: The library will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.
Fall Library Hours: Monday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Have a great week!