Shelby Community Library

BOOK CLUB WED FEB 12TH AT 3:45PM

Written By: Angela Miller - Jan• 09•20

ADULT BOOK CLUB

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

3:45pm to 4:30pm

All the Gallant Men: The First Memoir by a USS Arizona Survivor by Donald Stratton

The Nebraska Library Commission has chosen this book as the 2020 One Book One Nebraska Winner!!

At 8:06 a.m. on December 7, 1941, Seaman First Class Donald Stratton was consumed by an inferno. A million pounds of explosives had detonated beneath his battle station aboard the USS Arizona, barely fifteen minutes into Japan’s surprise attack on American forces at Pearl Harbor. Near death and burned across two thirds of his body, Don, a nineteen-year-old Nebraskan who had been steeled by the Great Depression and Dust Bowl, summoned the will to haul himself hand over hand across a rope tethered to a neighboring vessel. Forty-five feet below, the harbor’s flaming, oil-slick water boiled with enemy bullets; all around him the world tore itself apart.

In this extraordinary never-before-told eyewitness account of the Pearl Harbor attack—the only memoir ever written by a survivor of the USS Arizona—ninety-five-year-old veteran Donald Stratton finally shares his unforgettable personal tale of bravery and survival on December 7, 1941, his harrowing recovery, and his inspiring determination to return to the fight. Stratton would sail back to the Pacific War in 1944, where he would participate in the invasion of Okinawa and other major battles.

BOOK CLUB WED. JAN. 8TH AT 3:45PM TO 4:30PM

Written By: Angela Miller - Dec• 13•19

Adult Book Club Jan 2020

SANTA IS COMING WED. DEC. 11TH FROM 5PM TO 7PM

Written By: Angela Miller - Nov• 30•19

Santa Claus Dec. 2019

BOOK CLUB WED. DEC. 11TH AT 3:45PM

Written By: Angela Miller - Nov• 18•19

Adult Book Club Dec 2019

STORYTIME THURS. NOV. 21ST 3:45-4:30

Written By: Angela Miller - Nov• 02•19

Turkey Storytime Nov. 2019

STORYTIME WITH MRS. NIELSEN

Written By: Angela Miller - Nov• 02•19

Thank you Mrs. Nielsen for October’s Spooktacular Storytime!!

There was around 50 kids and helpers who joined us dressed up in their Halloween costumes. The kids enjoyed listening to Mrs. Nielsen read stories about bats and making their own hanging bat or spider craft to take home and playing a game that involved candy!! They were able to try pumpkin cupcakes and pumpkin seeds along with each child being able to take a little pumpkin home with them!!

WE HAVE THE NEW LION KING 2019 MOVIE!!!

Written By: Laura Alt - Oct• 31•19

The Lion KingWe have the movie that the kids can’t wait to see!

TRUNK OR TREAT PICTURES!!

Written By: Angela Miller - Oct• 30•19

We had a great turn out for our 6th Annual Trunk or Treat and Fall Festival. There was a total of about 300 trick or treaters!! Thank you to everyone who had a trunk and all the vendors who came out.  Everyone had a spooktacular time!!

TRUNK OR TREAT SAT. OCT. 26TH 2PM-4PM

Written By: Angela Miller - Oct• 24•19

SHELBY DOWNTOWN TRUNK OR TREAT 19

STORY TIME THURS. OCT. 24TH 3:45 TO 4:30

Written By: Angela Miller - Oct• 15•19

Storytime October 2019