New Books and DVDs

New Books:

Adult Non-Fiction

Crawford          The War of the Three Gods

Brown                Braving the Wilderness

Hill                     Pioneer Girl

Adult Fiction

Beaton               Death of a Honest Man

Clayton              The Race For Paris

Diamant             The Boston Girl

Hilderbrand       The Rumor

Hoyt                     Dearest Rogue

Jiles                     Stormy Weather

Kellerman         The Theory of Death

Kelly                   Lilac Girls

Kuhn                  The Summer of Our Discontent

Lillard                The Quilting Circle

Miller                 The Captivating Lady Charlotte

Miller                 The Dishonorable Miss Delancey

Miller                 Caroline

Rodgers             Johnny Come Lately

Rodgers             Seven Wings To Glory

Rosenfelt           Who Let The Dog Out?

Silva                    The Black Widow

Smith                  Sorrel Moon

Taylor                 An Irish Country Love Story

Trollope             Other Peoples Children

Welborn             The Promise Bride

West                    Slater’s Way

Wiggs                 The Maiden of Ireland

Wilson               The Dog Who Saved Me

Wingate            Before We Were Yours

Young Adult Fiction

Forrest             Gender War Book #4

Arden              The Bear and the Nightingale and the Girl of the Tower

Lu                     The Young Elites

Juvenile Fiction

Kinney             The Ugly Truth, The Last Straw, The Getaway

Dean                Sir Pete The Brave

Underwood    Here Comes The Tooth Fairy Cat

Weeks             Mac and Cheese and the Perfect Plan

New DVDs

Spider-Man Volumes 1-6

Mowgli and Baloo: The Second Jungle Book

Winter Rescue: Paw Patrol

Jumanji and RV

The Last Song

Daddy’s Home 2

Mamma Mia!




New Books

Book Club

Next book club meeting will be April 26 at 6:00pm.  The theme is south.

Literary Reading Group

Big Policy Change

Unfortunately, due to the rise of missing DVDs that have been checked out by children, the Library Board has decided to change the check-out policy for DVDs.  A child can not check-out any DVDs without a guardian over 18 present.

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Book Club meets again!

Plan on attending book club March 22 at 6:30 pm.  The theme is a challenging one. The theme is “East”.  Take that word and play with it for your reading choice!

Literary Reading Group

Let’s create greeting cards together!

Join us at the library creating spring greeting cards.  All the supplies will be available for you, plus ideas to create your own personal collection of greeting cards.  The cost is $5.00 to help cover some of the expense.  If you can glue paper to paper, this workshop is for you!


Library Board Meeting

Next meeting for the library board will be April 2 at 6:00 pm.


Library Board Meeting

Internet Use Policy

Objective:  The Polk Public Library will provide access to the Internet as a means to enhance the information and learning opportunities for the citizens of the library’s service area.  The Library Advisory Board has established the “Internet Use Policy” to ensure appropriate and effective use of this resource.  Access to the Internet is available to all patrons through WiFi and DSL cable.  These services may be restricted at any time if a patron is not consistent with the guidelines.


Users may use the Internet for research and acquisition of information to a address their educational, vocational, cultural, and recreational needs.

Users may use the Internet for receipt and transmission of electronic mail as long as they use a free service which is established and maintained by them; the library is unable to manage electronic accounts for any organization or individual.

Internet use if offered in thirty (30) minute sessions on a first-come basis; each user is allowed one session.  If there are no other patrons waiting for the service at the end of a session, the user can have another session.

Users will respect and uphold copyright laws and all other applicable laws and regulations; they will not use it for illegal purposes.

Users will respect the right and privacy of others by not accessing private files.  Patrons must delete any documents they established while on the computer.

Users agree not to incur any costs for the library through their use of the Internet service.

Users shall not create and /or distribute computer viruses over the internet.

Users shall not create new programs or alter basic computer set up.

Users shall not deliberately or willfully cause damage to computer equipment, programs, or parameters.

Users shall not remove any computer accessories to be used on another computer or remove accessories from the building.

If pages are printed, patrons will pay the listed cost for black or colored ink.  Patrons will pay for all pages whether the intent was to print more or in color.

Supervision By Staff

The Library staff reserves the right to supervise, monitor, or enforce penalties to any minor/s under 18 years old while in the library if parental guidance is unavailable.

Penalties In Violation To The Policy

Any violations to the Internet Use Policy will be reviewed by the Library Board.  The Library Board will decide penalties that will be imposed to the offender.  The Board may issue the loss of library privileges to a maximum of two weeks.

Internet Use Policy 2017

New Juvenile Books

New Juvenile Books

Farrey      The Vengekeep Prophecies

Vernon     Giant Trouble:  Hamster Princess

Wissinger     Gone Camping

Soman     Three Bears in a Boat

Scanlon     Happy Birthday, Bunny!

Ryan     The Map To Everywhere

Roth      Four

O’Connor       Star of Stage and Screen

Peirce     What’s A Little Noogie Between Friends?

Moore     Lucky Ducklings

McCully     3,2,1, Go!

Kulling     Mary Anning’s Curiosity

Haskell     The Castle Behind Thorns

French     The Bag of Bones

Federle     Five, Six, Seven, Nite!

Kasza     My Lucky Birthday

Birney     Inagination According To Humphrey

Almond     Harry Miller’s Run

New Books

New Books for July

Adult Fiction

Allen          Lost Lake

Andrews    Beach Town

Cannon      The Trouble With Goats and Sheep

Gulley        A Lesson In Hope

Hadley      The Past

Haines      Bone To Be Wild

Haines      Rock-A-Bye Bones

Hannah    Fly Away

Landis      Lover’s Lane – LP

Laurens    Loving Rose – LP

Lillard      Marrying Jonah – LP


A Girl’s Guide To Moving One

Last One Home

Love Letters – LP

Mr. Miracle – LP

Starting Now

A Turn In The Road

Mugavero  Custom Baked Murder

Palmer     Oath of Office

Roberts    Heaven and Earth

Stevenson  Celia’s House – LP

Thomas     A Place Called Harmony

Strout        Anything Is Possible

Towles      A Gentleman In Moscow

Williams  The Storms of War




New Books

Download books with Overdrive

Seems like everyone is carrying an IPad around with them.  Take advantage of free books through the library by downloading from Overdrive.   Easy to do. So while you are waiting for the swimming lessons or ball practice to finish, enjoy a delicious story!

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