North Shore Library News: Nov. 8
Friends of the Two Harbors Public Library thanked the community for supporting recent renovations by hosting a Halloween Party Oct. 26. A pumpkin carving contest was part of the fun and Oscar Coffey won first prize for his cleverly carved jack o' lantern (center). Submitted photo.
FRIENDS OF THE TH LIBRARY AWARDED
Friends of the Two Harbors Public Library's Micky McGilligan receives the Evy Nordley Finalist Award for best project from Mary Ann Bernat of the Minnesota Association of Library Friends. The award also included a cash prize in the amount of $250. FTPL entered its Love Your Library kick-off event for the award, which was presented at joint MALF and Minnesota Library Association conference in St. Cloud on Oct. 11. The first place award went to the Cambridge, Minn. friends of the library group for a campaign to regain budget cuts. The Duluth Public Library was also a finalist for its author talk series.
SILVER BAY PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS
Friends of the Silver Bay Public Library will host a Christmas Tea on Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon Christmas Tea at the United Protestant Church sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Relax with an afternoon tea and gift-basket raffle fundraiser. Only 72 tickets available! Ten dollar tickets are available at the library or from Friends members. Main courses will include cucumber, pate' & chicken salad sandwiches, mandarin almond salad, home baked scones, desserts and a selection of fine teas. First course will be served at 2:15 p.m. and the gift basket benefit raffle will be drawn at 3:15 p.m.
In lieu of our regular story time on Nov. 23 at 11 a.m., naturalist Kelsey Olson, from Gooseberry State Park, will present Nature Nook with a Book. Kelsey's program will feature one of everyone's favorite subjects -- bats! Children and their parents are welcome to attend.
New items at Silver Bay
Under a Blackberry Moon,
by Serena Miller
The Quest, by Nelson DeMille
Identical, by Scott Turow
Land of Dreams, by Vidor Sundstol
Dark Witch, by Nora Roberts
Harriet Beamer Takes the Bus,
by Joyce Magnin
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Winners, by Danielle Steel
Grapes of Death, by Jodi Folger
TWO HARBORS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Notice: The library will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day.
Feature database: Novelist
Novelist can be helpful finding authors, either with staff assistance or from home. It is one of the online resources made available in cooperation with the Arrowhead Library System. After selecting a favorite author, Novelist can give a list of suggested other authors to try, with a description of the type of writing for each.
Help the library with travel books
Did you take a trip this year? If you have a current travel guide book that you are no longer using and it is still in good condition, consider sharing it with others by donating it to the library. The library purchases some travel guides each year, but donations help keep the collection up to date and are greatly appreciated.
Under the Hawthorn by Ai Mi
The Litter of the Law by Rita Mae Brown
The Childhood of Jesus by J. M. Coetzee
Outlaw by Ted Dekker
The Pure Gold Baby by Margaret Drabble
Dick Francis's Refusal by Felix Francis
The Tilted World by Tom Franklin & Beth Ann Fennell
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
Sycamore Row by John Grisham
Enon by Paul Harding
Ash by James Herbert
Varanger by Cecelia Holland
Bitter River by Julia Keller
The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler
Police by Jo Nesbo
The Edge of Normal by Carla Norton
Critical Mass by Sara Paretsky
The Double by George Pelecanos
Quiet Dell by Jayne Anne Phillips
Sometimes a Rogue by Mary Jo Putney
The Wolves of Midwinter by Anne Rice
Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson
No Man's Land by S. T. Underdahl