Monday, November 23, 2009

Christmas Wreath Raffle

Ripley Free Library is holding a Christmas Wreath Raffle
The winner is guaranteed (2) $15.00 gas cards plus the wreath is covered in lottery tickets too! Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.
Drawing will be held Dec. 17th at 6 p.m.
Try your luck!

New Books November 2009

Adult Fiction
The Oath by John Lescroart
A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon
Darkness Falls by Mararet Murphy
The Loop by Nicholas Evans
All He Ever Wanted by Anita Shreve
Sail by James Patterson
Small Town Girl by LaVyrle Spencer
Where You Belong by Barbara Taylor Bradford
White Death by Clive Cussler
Paragaea by Chris Roberson
The Singing by Alison Croggon
The Crow by Alison Croggon
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
The Devis’s Labyrinth by John Saul
The Hollow by Nora Roberts
Rebellion by Nora Roberts
Vinegar Hill by A.Manette Ansay
The Ring of Five Dragons by Eric Van Lustbader
The Scoop by Fern Michaels
Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
For the Love of Murphy by C J Love
Blood game by Iris Johansen
Southern Lights by Danielle Steel
Angel Time by Anne Rice
Pilgrims by Garrison Keillor
Lakeshore Christmas by Susan Wiggs
The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
Day After night by Anita Diamant
Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts
A Creed Country Christmas by Linda Lael Miller

Large Print
Where Are You Now? By Mary Higgins Clark
Black Hills by Nora Roberts
An Irish Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks

Junior Fiction
A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck
A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Eldest by Christopher Paolini
Lafcadio by Shel Silverstein
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Treasury by Betty MacDonald
Summerland by Michael Chabon
The Wizard Test by Hilari Bell
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech
Dragon’s Keep by Janet Lee Carey
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
The Islands of the Blessed by Nancy Farmer
The Shadow of Malabron by Thomas LWharton
Witches’ Forest by Michio Fukazawa

Easy Reader
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
Arthur Writes a Story by Marc Brown
The Berenstain Bears and the Week at Grandma’s by Stan and Jan Berenstain
The Berenstain Bears and The Bully by Stan and Jan Berenstain
Racing to the Finish by K.C.Kelley
Turtles by Jodi Huelin
Crinkleroot’s 25 More Animals by Jim Arnosky
Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Reading Fun My First Interactive Storybook
Animal Action A B C by Nancy Sheehan
Danitra Brown Leaves Town by Nikki Grimes

Books On CD
Off Season by Anne Rivers Siddons
The Shop on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber
K is for Killer by Sue Grafton
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier
The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
R is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton
Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman
Dashing Through the Snow by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark
More Than Friends by Barbara Delinsky
The Bourne Betrayal by Robert Ludlum
Dead Heat by Dick Francis and Felix Francis
Change We Can Believe In Barack Obama’s Plan to Renew America’s Promise
Foreign Body by Robin Cook
Hunting Badger by Tony Hillerman

Adult Nonfiction
Ondori Fine Patchwork & Quilting
The Complete Preparation Guide Postal Worker Exam
Speed Knitting by Kris Percival
Humongous Book of Cartooning by Christopher Hart

The Cave
Ghost Rider
Batman Forever
Batman & Robin
Pearl Harbor
Because I Said So – PG13
The Proposal – PG13
The Transformers – Revenge of the Fallen – PG13

Saturday, November 14, 2009

We Have a Winner!!

At the close of our annual Silent Auction, the name drawn for our library painting raffle was that of Robyn Albright. Congratulations Robyn!

If you missed our Silent Auction, you missed some terrific bargains. Donations poured in from friends, family members board members, friends of the library and businesses throughout the area. Thanks to everyone who participated in some form whether through donations, baking, volunteering, data entry or any of the other hundreds of small matters that needed attended too. Special thanks to Bill M. for all his computer efforts.
See you at the Silent Auction next year!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Silent Auction

The 4th Annual Silent Auction is coming
November 14th. The doors will open at 9 a.m.
So many items to choose from!! The library will be filled with a great variety of bargains including tickets to Peek n' Peak for brunch, a chandelier, toys, games, a case of oil, a lamp, candles, wine, pizza certificates, movies, books, runner rugs, hand made crafts and so much more. Along with the Silent Auction, we will be holding a chinese auction and bake sale. Mark your calendars now. This is one library function that you won't want to miss!!

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Authors of the Month - November

Every month the library will focus on the works of a particular author for three reading groups...
Adult Readers, Junior Readers and Easy Readers.

Adult Author - Anne Perry
Many of her mystery stories take place in Victorian times and are solved by a young entertaining couple.

Junior Author - Beverly Cleary
You will find some wonderful characters created by Cleary including the adventures of Ramona the Pest.

Easy Author - Norman Bridwell
Clifford, the Big Red Dog and his friend Emily Elizabeth explore the world of friendship .

Stop in at the library to learn more about these authors and their wonderful stories.