The library closes at 5PM this evening and will be closed for the Labor Day weekend. We'll reopen Tuesday, September 4 @ 9 AM! Have a great weekend! See you @ the Library!
BOOK SALE! We have an ongoing book sale in the library, but currently we are overstocked with books: lots of cookbooks, and always some other good stuff. Grown-up and teen books are upstairs, children's books are in the children's department. Reasonable prices for great condition, used books! Stop in and see if we have something for you. See you @ the Library!
Come enjoy great stories, songs, finger plays, and more!
Thursdays, September 6 - October 11
Thursdays, November 1 - December 13
(Library is closed on Thanksgiving.)
Two Year Olds: 10 AM - 10:30 AM
My Three and Me: 11 AM - 11:45 AM
Fours and Fives: 2 PM - 3 PM
No registration necessary! Call (814)371-5930 ext. 4 for more details.
See you @ the Library!
DuBois Public Library News Column:
Do you have a son or daughter heading off to college in a few weeks? If so, the DuBois Public Library has several books that may be of interest to both students and parents. These books provide valuable information about college life such as how to arrange manageable course schedules, surviving the stress of exam week, should the student have a credit or debit card, and what happens in case of illness.
Some of the books available are: College Rules!: How to Study, Survive and Succeed in College by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik; The Doctor’s Complete College Girls’ Health Guide: From Sex to Drugs to the Freshman Fifteen by Jennifer Wider, M.D.; I’ll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students by Margo Woodacre, MSW; Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding the College Years by Karen Coburn; Parents Guide to College Life by Robin Raskin; and Real College: The Essential Guide to Student Life by Douglas Stone.
New Large Print: Burning Midnight: an Amos Walker novel by Loren Estleman; Broken Harbor by Tana French; Blood in the Water: a Gregor Demarkian novel by Jane Haddam; The Girl Next Door by Brad Parks; Murder in a Basket: an India Hayes mystery by Amanda Flower; Dying in the Wool: a Kate Shackleton mystery by Frances Brody; No Cooperation from the Cat by Marian Babson; Mr. Monk on Patrol by Lee Goldberg; Force of Nature (a Joe Pickett novel) by C.J. Box; Gypped (a Regan Reilly mystery) by Carol Higgins Clark
New Fiction: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson; Red Star Burning by Brian Freemantle; Wicked Business: a Lizzy and Diesel novel by Janet Evanovich; A Place in the Country by Elizabeth Adler; Blood Line: a Sigma Force novel by James Rollins; Sky Dragons: Dragon Riders of Pern by Todd McCaffrey; The Next Best Thing by Jennifer Weiner; The Good Dream by Donna VanLiere; Rare Earth by Davis Bunn; The Inn at Rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber
New Children’s Books: J-E Fiction: Little Quack’s Bedtime by Lauren Thompson; Batman: Reptile Rampage by Katharine Turner; Off We Go to the Dentist by Avril Webster; Who Made This Cake? by Chihiro Nakagawa; Stop Snoring, Bernard! by Zachariah Ohora; J Fiction: Return to Titanic: An Unsinkable Ship by Steve Brezenoff; The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood; A Faraway Island by Annika Thor; Ghost Dog Secrets by Peg Kehret; The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan; J Non Fiction: Life as a Ninja: An Interactive History Adventure by Matt Doeden; The Salem Witch Trials: An Interactive History Adventure by Matt Doeden; Cool Slumber Parties: Perfect Party Planning for Kids by Karen Kenney; Our Changing Earth: Ice Ages by Jason Nemeth; Grow It Yourself: Grow Your Own Butterfly Farm by John Malam
New Young Adult: Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson; Red Heart Tattoo by Lurlene McDaniel; Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson; Dead Reckoning by Mercedes Lackey; Never Fall Down: a boy soldier’s story of survival by Patricia McCormick
Okay, so Summer Reading is officially over, and the results are in. The DuBois Public Library Summer Readers are WINNERS! We have 376 participants (A record number for our library!) and they read over 4500 books - 4516 to be exact. While we didn't reach our goal of 5000 books, we still broke our past records. Great Job Summer Readers. We're in the process of getting prizes out to the different age groups. Keep up the good work in August and we'll see you @ the Library!