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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Summer a Success, 5th Annual 5K Run Coming Up!

           We have had a very successful summer at the library, offering 14 edutainment programs for all ages. Four hundred and eighty-eight children and adults attended summer programs. We petted animals, learned about the American flag, how to grow our own plants, saw an awesome yo-yo and spin-top performance and learned about lots of percussion instruments. We enjoyed story time and reading, visited with local authors, watched movies, and had a good time. We collected 100 pounds of food for the food pantry, and through your generosity, we were able to give away 100 prizes this year, including 96 sets of school supplies. Whether you volunteered your time or money, donated food, or attended as a spectator, thank you for participating in our summer programs. 
The 5th annual Friends of the Library 5K Fun Run Walk or Crawl will be September 15, 2012 at City Park on Texas Street. Call 903.856.3302 for details or swing by the library’s blog at http://pccpl.blogspot.com for forms and more information.
New Young Adult fiction: “The Whisper” by Emma Clayton; “The Invaders”, “The Outcasts” by John Flanagan; “Dark River”, “Outcast”, “Eclipse”, Long Shadows”, and Sunrise” by Erin Hunter; “Scepter Of The Ancients”, “Playing with Fire”, “The Faceless Ones” by Derek Landy; “The Serpent's Shadow” by Rick Riordan;  and “The Enchantress” by Michael Scott.
New Young Adult Audio Books: “The Lightning Thief”, “The Sea Of Monsters”, “The Titan's Curse”, “The Battle Of The Labyrinth” and “The Last Olympian” by Rick Riordan.
New adult fiction includes:  “The Storm” by Clive Cussler; “XO” by Jeffery Deaver; “Betrayal” by Christina Dodd; “Porch Lights” by Dorothea Benton Frank; “Bachelor Undone” by Brenda Jackson; “Let Love Find You” by Johanna Lindsey; “Snow Angels” and “Tuesday’s Child” by Fern Michaels; “Little Night” by Luanne Rice; “Stolen Prey” by John Sandford; “Thriller 3: Love Is Murder” by Sandra Brown; “Cleansed By Fire” and “Murder A Cappella” by James R. Callan; “Mortal” by Ted Dekker; “Canada” by Richard Ford; “The Cage” by Brian Keene.

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