Recent books added to the library’s collections include:

Western Books:

Louis L’Amour- “Bowdrie’s Law” & “Catlow”

Max Brand- “The Galloping Broncos”

Adult Fiction Books:

Nora Roberts- “The Reef”

Robert B. Parker- “Night Passage”

Lolly Winston- “Happiness Sold Separately”

Jenna Blum- “The Stormchasers”

Meg Mitchell Moore- “The Arrivals”

Kids Books:

Stephen Krensky- “We Just Moved!”

Frances Kennedy- “The Pickle Patch Bathtub”

Keith Baker- “Hide And Snake”

Stop by the library and check out these great books!!


The Spalding Public Library’s Book Club will be holding its regular monthly meeting at the library next Monday, October 3rd at 5pm. The topic of discussion will be Nancy Pickard’s mystery novel, “The Scent Of Rain And Lightning”.  All are welcome to attend!!


Spalding Library recently received a donation of used DVDs and has added them to our DVD collection. These titles and many more are available for checkout!

Movies For Adults Include:

The Call



The Notebook


Movies For Kids Of All Ages Include:

Black Beauty

Legends Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’hoole

The Amazing Spider-Man



Do you like reading paperback novels? Well here are some of your favorite authors in paperback:

Sara Luck- “Under The Desert Sky”
Susan Mallery- “Evening Stars” (A Blackberry Island Novel)
Sherryl Woods- “Treasured” (A Perfect Destinies Novel)
Danielle Steel- “Precious Gifts”
Walter Kirn- “Up In the Air”
Diane Chamberlain- “The Secret Life Of CeeCee Wilkes”

Stop by the library and check out a book!


Recent donations of mystery books include:

Lee Child’s- “One Shot” & “Die Trying” ( Jack Reacher novels)

Heather Graham’s- “Killing Kelly”

                                    “The Death Dealer”

                                    “The Dead Room’



“Dead On The Dance Floor”

                                    “Picture Me Dead”

                                    “Hurricane Bay”


Carol Goodman- “The Seduction Of Water”

Kim Luke’s- “Circle Of Sun” & “Black Inferno” (Books #1 & #2 of a series)

John Lescroart- “Nothing But The Truth”

Great READS!!


the-scent-of-rain  The novel, “The Scent Of Rain And Lightning” by author Nancy Pickard is September’s chosen book club selection.

One beautiful summer afternoon, Jody Linder receives shocking news: The man convicted of murdering her father is being released from prison and returning to the small town of Rose, Kansas. It has been twenty-three years since that stormy night when her father was shot and killed and her mother disappeared, presumed dead. Neither the protective embrace of Jody’s three uncles nor the safe haven of her grandparents’ ranch could erase the pain caused by Billy Crosby on that catastrophic night.

Now Billy Crosby is free, thanks to the efforts of his son, Collin, a lawyer who has spent most of his life trying to prove his father’s innocence. Despite their long history of carefully avoiding each other in such an insular community, Jody and Collin find that they share an exclusive sense of loss.

As Jody revisits old wounds, startling truths emerge about her family’s tragic past. But even through struggle and hardship, she still dares to hope for a better future—and maybe even love. (from

Nancy Pickard is a four-time Edgar Award nominee, most recently for her Ballantine debut, The Virgin of Small Plains. She is the winner of the Anthony Award, the Macavity Award, and three Agatha Awards. Her short stories have also won numerous accolades. Pickard has been a national board member of the Mystery Writers of America and president of Sisters in Crime, and she is a member of PEN. She lives in Merriam, Kansas. (from

Stop by the library and check out your copy of this book!

The next library book club meeting will be held at the Library, on Tuesday, September 6th at 5:00pm. The group will be discussing the novel “The Paris Wife” by author Paula McLain. This novel is a fictionalized account of Ernest Hemingway’s marriage to Hadley Richardson, the first of his four wives. Meet you at the library!


                           The Spalding Public Library has recently added new titles to its DVD collection.

Here are just a few of the many good movies for adults and children available for you to check out.


  • The Miracle Worker
  • David Copperfield
  • An Affair To Remember
  • A Christmas Kiss
  • A Town Called Hell/Eagle’s Wing- western
  • The Duel In The Sun- western
  • The Sons Of Katie Elder- western
  • Oblivion
  • Flushed Away- kids animated
  • The Christmas Shoes
  • Cold Mountain
  • Gone With the Wind
  • The Passion Of The Christ
  • Terms Of Endearment

                                         Stop by and check us out!


We raced through to the finish line at our final story hour of the summer! Sports, good sportsmanship, and the Olympics were the theme- go Team USA! Thank you to everyone that attended our story hour at the library all summer long– we loved seeing so many smiling faces each week! Special thanks to Sandy Miller who did an excellent job working with the kids each week!!


Author James Patterson’s novel, “15th Affair” has been added to the library’s adult fiction collection and is available for readers to check out. It is another great installment in the Women’s Murder Club series!!