Summer Reading Program Activities

To help promote the National Summer Reading Program theme, Build a Better World, the library will be offering a variety of activities during the month of July for kids of all ages. No pre-registration is necessary.  See here for a list of activities.

Are Your Quilts Ready!

Are you ready to enter a unique and beautiful quilt or quilted item into the 15th annual “Pieces of the Good Life” quilt show?  This year’s show will be held in the Lied Auditorium at the Library during the Tilden Prairie Days celebration on July 28 – 30, 2017.

Whether it’s one you create yourself, a family heirloom you cherish, or a cozy quilt you curl up with, share your love of quilting with others at this year’s quilt show. Entry Form & Letter here.

Hella’s Book Review

This month Hella reviews the book Forty Autumns by Nina Willner

Forty Autumns is the story of a family divided during the Cold War by the “Iron Curtain”.  It is author Nina Willner’s story about her own family.  We meet Nina when she is five years old and her mother Hanna, who tells Nina that all the relatives on her mother’s side live behind “The Iron Curtain”.  Of course at the time the little girl had no idea what that meant except that her grandparents could not come to Grandparents Day at her school.   Read the full review

If you’ve read a book that you think others will enjoy, share it with us

 

Fireside Chat Book Discussion

Join us for our next book discussion group on Thurs Aug 24 at 6:30 pm by the fireplace.
(There will be no book discussion in July)

We will be discussing the book The Clearwater House by Tammy Marshall. Books are available at the library for check out.

Lillian Chase, a young Nebraska artist, inherits an old house in the country from a woman she’s never met. To make it odder, this woman is still alive but won’t meet Lillian, so she visits the house to see what she can discover from it…….Read more.