LIBRARY HAPPENINGS  (Sept. 13)

New books have arrived this week and there will be more next week.  Some on the list are Body Work by Sara Paretsky;  Freedom by Jonathan Franzen;  Last Night at Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisberger;  Lost Empire by Clive Cussler;  Maybe This Time by Jennifer Cruise;  Nothing Happens Until It Happens To You, a Novel Without Pay, Perks, or Privileges by T. M. Shine;  and 2 biographies on Edward Kennedy and John Ritter.

The BUS-eum, an extension of the TRACES Museum in Saint Paul, Minnesota, will be at the Kimball Public Library Parking Lot on Thursday, September 23, 2010 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.  The bus will contain the exhibit Behind Barbed Wire: Midwest POWs in Nazi Germany.  “As surviving Midwest POWs—let alone those community members with living memories of WWII—become fewer in number literally every day, a BUS-eum visit is a perfect time to record local history.”  from TRACES website.  The exhibit is free to the public.  The Friends of the Library are sponsoring the visit to Kimball.  The BUS-eum is stopping in several other towns, especially visiting the schools, and will be at the Kimball High School in the morning hours.

On Farmers Day, Saturday, September 25, the Friends of the Library will open for their Annual Book Sale with lots of books for adults and children and many VHS movies some of which are still popular.   The Friends are also offering some framed pictures through a silent auction.  They will be on display and open for bids starting next week.   In the Cultural Room, there will be a display of paintings by Rachelle Eversole of Broadwater, NE, a Certified Instructor by Bob Ross Studios.  In addition, there will be a display of some older local pictures and other items that will bring back memories.  Please come see these pictures and help identify the people in them.

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