Author Presentation and Book Signing

Join us on Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 pm in the Lied Auditorium for a presentation and book signing from Author Tammy Marshall about her new book The Clearwater House.  Tammy resides in Neligh, NE, teaches at the Neligh-Oakdale Public Schools and writes a column for the Norfolk Daily News.  Books will be available for purchase and refreshments will be served. This program is sponsored by the Tilden Library Foundation.

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 The Dressmaker’s Dowry by Meredith Jaeger
It is the Author’s first novel which combines both historical and contemporary events.

In present day San Francisco Sarah Havensworth is struggling to complete a novel she is writing for her Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing. She has quit her job as a journalist in order to write full time.  She is afraid to tell her husband about her writer’s block and  about a secret she has kept for more than fourteen years. Then an old newspaper article sparks her interest and gives her new inspiration. The headline reads: Missing Seamstresses Presumed Dead.  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 June 22 at 6:30 pm by the fireplace.

We will be discussing the book The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. Books are available at the library for check out.

The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly……Read more.