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North Shore Library News: May 24

Silver Bay Public Library News

There are so many things to do now that winter is finally gone. Should we work or should we play? Let's play! There is always work to do and summers are short. Will you have time enough to fit it in all the fun? With all these activities and titles offered by your library, you had better get started on the fun today. Here are just a few ideas on some summer-fun ideas:

• Canoeing and camping beyond the basics. by Cliff Jacobson

• Swimming for fitness by Kelvin Juba

• Complete bike book by Chris Sidwells.

• Mountain biking skills manual: step-by-step guidance from the experts by Alex Morris

• How to rock climb! by John Long

• Kayaking made easy a manual for beginners, with tips for the experienced by Dennis O. Stuhaug.

• Great big book of children's games: over 450 indoor and outdoor games for kids by Debra Wise

• Edible wild plants: wild foods from dirt to plate by John Kallas.

• Cooking with wild berries & fruits of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan by Teresa Marrone.

• The ultimate guide to fishing skills, tactics, and techniques Jay Cassell editor.

• Rules of the game : A compendium of rules for contact, target, court, and team sports as well as many others by The Diagram Group

• Building outdoor gear: easy-to-make projects for camping, fishing, hunting and canoeing by Gil Gilpatrick

Two Harbors Public Library News

Call for Donations: Can you help? We are looking for donations of both clean, usable Legos and working GPS units. We would like to offer Lego-building programs at the library for kids and teens this year, but first we need the Legos. Also, we would like to offer GPS units for check-out, so that patrons who would like to try geocaching may join in the fun without having to purchase such an expensive item. Whatever will our library think of next?!

Newest Fiction

• Crazy Little Thing by Tracy Brogan

• Zero Hour by Clive Cussler

• This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

• Cinnamon Roll Murder by Joanne Fluke

• Canada by Richard Ford

• It Takes You Over by Nick Healy

• The Devil and the Diva by David Housewright & Renee Valois

• The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo

Newest Nonfiction

• Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott

• My Foot Is Too Big for the Glass Slipper by Gabrielle Reece & Karen Karbo

• Safari: A Photicular Book by Dan Kainen

• So Far From Home: Lost & Found in Our Brave New World by Margaret J. Wheatley

• Smart But Scattered Teens by Richard Guare

• The Gnome Craft Book by Thomas & Petra Berger

• Handy Dad: 25 Awesome Projects for Dads and Kids by Todd Davis

• Unsinkable: a Memoir by Debbie Reynolds & Dorian Hannaway

• World's Best Travel Experiences: 400 Extraordinary Places National Geographic.

• Minnesota Day Trips by Theme by Mary M. Bauer

• Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota by Gwen Westerman

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