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Henry County Public Library Board of Trustees


Meeting Date Change


The Board of Trustees usually meets on the fourth Thursday of every month. During the month of November this falls on the Thanksgiving holiday.  The Board of Trustees will instead meet on Friday, November 21st at 5pm in the Community Meeting Room at the Library.  

New Releases

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Blood Magick: Book Three of The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy    More Info  Borrow
By Nora Roberts. From Berkley Trade.
 (12 reviews)  Amazon rank #15
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we’re drawn to, the family we learn to cherish, and the people we long to love

County Mayo is rich in the traditions of Ireland, legends that Branna O’Dwyer fully embraces in her life and in her work as the proprietor of The Dark Witch shop, which carries soaps, lotions, and candles for tourists, made with Branna’s special touch.

X-Men: Days of Future Past    More Info  Borrow
From 20th Century Fox.
Amazon rank #103
The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past; to save our future.
Earth to Echo [Blu-ray]    More Info  Borrow
From 20th Century Fox.
Amazon rank #385
Tuck, Munch and Alex are a trio of inseparable friends whose lives are about to change. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys begin receiving a strange series of signals on their phones. They discover something beyond their wildest imaginations: a small alien has become stranded on Earth.
Sex Tape    More Info  Borrow
From Sony.
Amazon rank #597
Jay (Jason Segel) and Annie (Cameron Diaz) are a married couple still very much in love, but ten years and two kids have cooled the passion. To get it back, they decide – why not? – to make a video of themselves trying out every position in THE JOY OF SEX in one three-hour marathon session. It seems like a great idea until they discover that their most private video has gone public.

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Gray Mountain: A Novel    More Info  Borrow
By John Grisham. From Doubleday.
Amazon rank #3
The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's largest law firm. Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, she lost her job, her security, and her future. A week later she was working as an unpaid intern in a legal aid clinic deep in small town Appalachia.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy)    More Info  Borrow
From 20th Century Fox.
Amazon rank #52
Unleash the fun with this hilarious comedy for all ages from the creators of THE CROODS and HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON! Mr. Peabody (Ty Burrell) is an inventor, scientist and genius who just happens to be a dog. With his son Sherman, he will embark on the most extraordinary adventure imaginable as they race against time to repair history and save the future.
In the Kitchen with Kris: A Kollection of Kardashian-Jenner Family Favorites    More Info  Borrow
By Kris Jenner. From Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Publishing.
 (1 review)  Amazon rank #87

From America’s favorite momager comes a new cookbook and entertainment guide filled with Kris Jenner’s very own insightful tips and favorite recipes.

Kris Jenner has done everything under the sun from starring as the matriarch in Keeping Up With the Kardashians to writing a New York Times bestselling memoir entitled Kris Jenner… And All Things Kardashian. She now hosts her own television show, Kris, where she chats with friends and family about beauty, fashion, and lifestyle.

Make Up Your Life: Your Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success--Online and Off    More Info  Borrow
By Michelle Phan. From Harmony.
 (3 reviews)  Amazon rank #94
Michelle Phan has believed in makeup since the first time she was allowed to try eyeliner. When she looked in the mirror and saw a transformed version of herself looking back, she fell in love with the sense of confidence that makeup could give her. Ever since she posted her first makeup tutorial on YouTube, she has dedicated herself to inspire millions by using makeup as a tool for transformation and self expression.

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The Heroes of Olympus Book Five: The Blood of Olympus    More Info  Borrow
By Rick Riordan. From Disney-Hyperion.
 (1,960 reviews)  Amazon rank #1
Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen-all of them-and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood-the blood of Olympus-in order to wake.

The demigods are having more frequent visions of a terrible battle at Camp Half-Blood. The Roman legion from Camp Jupiter, led by Octavian, is almost within striking distance.

Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General    More Info  Borrow
By Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. From Henry Holt and Co..
Amazon rank #5
Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus—riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O’Reilly, anchor of The O’Reilly Factor, comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: Killing Patton.
Leaving Time: A Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Jodi Picoult. From Ballantine Books.
 (159 reviews)  Amazon rank #14
Throughout her blockbuster career, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult has seamlessly blended nuanced characters, riveting plots, and rich prose, brilliantly creating stories that “not only provoke the mind but touch the flawed souls in all of us” (The Boston Globe). Now, in her highly anticipated new book, she has delivered her most affecting novel yet—and one unlike anything she’s written before.

For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident.

Lila: A Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Marilynne Robinson. From Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
 (51 reviews)  Amazon rank #76

A new American classic from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping

Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time, returns to the town of Gilead in an unforgettable story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe, and wonder.

Lila, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, steps inside a small-town Iowa church—the only available shelter from the rain—and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life.

Community Shred Day and E-Cycling!

On October 17th we will have two trucks come to collect recyclables. There will be a certified Paper Shredding Truck arriving at 1:00 PM to collect and shred papers that may have sensitive material on them. This is a safe way to get ride of old paperwork while helping the environment! 
We will also be collecting technology the whole month of October to be recycled. The e-cycling truck will collect old cell phones, computer parts, and other technological devices. They will not collect very large old TVs, large bulky CRT monitors or any BIO Hazard.
Items They Recycle Include:

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