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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Library Corner 4/9/2009

Local students are researching Africa. Two websites worth visiting:
Africa South of the Sahara. An annotated directory of websites related to Africa.

Searchable, and browsable by country, and topic. Maintained by Karen Fung of the Stanford University Libraries. http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/

Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent . Database of over 3,500 digitized visual images and 50 hours of sound files from 45 African countries (searchable). May also be browsed by collections of images (artisans, buildings, cities, education, landscape, religion) or sounds (greetings, rites, ceremonies, songs, drums). From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/AfricaFocus/

New audio books are: “The Hollow” by Nora Roberts; “Corsair” by Clive Cussler; “Waking With Enemies” by Eric Jerome Dickey; “The Associate” by John Grisham; “What I Did for Love” by Susan Elizabeth Phillips; “Difiance” by Nechama Tec; “One Day at a Time” by Danielle Steel; “The Grand Finale” by Janet Evanovich; “Running Hot” by Jayne Ann Krentz; “The Second Opinion” by Michael Palmer; “ The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman; “The Tourist” by Olen Steinhauer; “Redemption CD Collection” by Karen Kingsbury; “Firstborn CD Collection” by Karen Kingsbury; “Horrorland: Say Cheese-And Die Screaming” by R. L. Stine; “Road Rage” by Richard Matheson.

New non-fiction books are: “The Accountant’s Story: Inside The Violent World Of The
Medellin Cartel” by Roberto Escobar Gaviria; “Called Out Of Darkness: A Spiritual
Confession” by Anne Rice; “John Wooden: An American Treasure” by Steve Bisheff; “Cooking for Baby” by Lisa Barnes; “Louder Than Words: A Mother’s Journey in Healing Autism” by Jenny McCarthy “Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lover’s Companion To the South”: by John T. Edge; “Grilling with Flavor”, no author; “Garden Rooms: Complete Guide to Stylish, Comfortable Outdoor Retreats”.

New fiction books include: “Luke’s Story: By Faith Alone” by Tim LaHaye; “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer; “Montana Creeds: Dylan” by Linda Lael Miller; “A Whisper of Danger” by Catherine Palmer; “What I Did For Love” by Susan Elizabeth Phillips; “Handle With Care” by Jodi Picoult; “Christ The Lord: The Road To Cana” by Anne Rice; “One Day At a Time” by Danielle Steel; “Very Valentine” by Adriana Trigiani; “The Leisure Seeker” by Michael Zadoorian.

For more information, renewals, reserves, or to submit memorials, please contact the Public Library at 613 Quitman Street, Pittsburg, Texas 75686, 903-856-3302 or email us at pccpl@sbcglobal.net. Browse through new additions to the collection by visiting the Library Catalog.

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