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December Board Meeting Date Change

The Board of Trustees of the Henry County Public Library will meet on Thursday, December 18th at 5 pm. This change was made because the regularly scheduled meeting falls on a holiday. The Board will return to meeting on the fourth Thursday of the month in January 2015.

New Releases

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Hope to Die (Alex Cross)    More Info  Borrow
By James Patterson. From Little, Brown and Company.
 (23 reviews)  Amazon rank #29
 
Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. Cross's family--his loving wife Bree, the wise and lively Nana Mama, and his precious children--have been ripped away. Terrified and desperate, Cross must give this mad man what he wants if he has any chance of saving the most important people in his life. The stakes have never been higher: What will Cross sacrifice to save the ones he loves?

 
22 Jump Street    More Info  Borrow
From Sony.
Amazon rank #134
 
After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship.
Llama Llama Jingle Bells    More Info  Borrow
By Anna Dewdney. From Viking Juvenile.
 (2 reviews)  Amazon rank #157
 
It's almost Christmas! Time for gift giving, song singing, and cookie decorating. Llama Llama and Mama celebrate the holidays in this fifth board book by Anna Dewdney.
The Wind Rises    More Info  Borrow
From Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
Amazon rank #348
 
From Academy Award(R)-winning filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki (Best Animated Feature, SPIRITED AWAY, 2002) comes a spellbinding movie beyond compare. Experience "perhaps the greatest animated film the cinema has ever seen" (David Ehrlich, Film.com) on Blu-ray. Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted and unable to be a pilot, he becomes one of the world's most accomplished airplane designers, experiencing key historical events in an epic tale of love, perseverance and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 9    More Info  Borrow
By Jeff Kinney. From Amulet Books.
 (223 reviews)  Amazon rank #2
 
Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in author-illustrator Jeff Kinney's latest installment of the phenomenal bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

 
Revival: A Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Stephen King. From Scribner.
 (293 reviews)  Amazon rank #9
 
A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life.

In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel the same about Reverend Jacobs—including Jamie’s mother and beloved sister, Claire.

The Book with No Pictures    More Info  Borrow
By B.J. Novak. From Dial.
 (315 reviews)  Amazon rank #10
 
This innovative and wildly funny read-aloud by award-winning humorist/actor B. J. Novak will turn any reader into a comedian.

You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except . . . here’s how books work. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say . . .

Captivated By You (A Crossfire Novel)    More Info  Borrow
By Sylvia Day. From Berkley Trade.
 (330 reviews)  Amazon rank #15
 
Gideon calls me his angel, but he’s the miracle in my life. My gorgeous, wounded warrior, so determined to slay my demons while refusing to face his own.

The vows we'd exchanged should have bound us tighter than blood and flesh. Instead they opened old wounds, exposed pain and insecurities, and lured bitter enemies out of the shadows. I felt him slipping from my grasp, my greatest fears becoming my reality, my love tested in ways I wasn’t sure I was strong enough to bear.

Basic Survival Class

We welcome Craig from NatureReliance.org for our first class in wilderness training! This class is about Basic Survival! No previous experience is necessary. All ages are welcome, no registration required. 

Event Time: 

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

 

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Maleficent [Blu-ray]    More Info  Borrow
From Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
Amazon rank #5
 
MALEFICENT explores the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the classic SLEEPING BEAUTY and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king's newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy.

 
Planes Fire and Rescue (2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack)    More Info  Borrow
From Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
Amazon rank #12
 
World-famous air racer Dusty joins forces with a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft in a comedy adventure. Together, the fearless team battles a wildfire at Piston Peak National Park, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero.
Flesh and Blood: A Scarpetta Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Patricia Cornwell. From William Morrow.
 (20 reviews)  Amazon rank #69
 
#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the next enthralling thriller in her high-stakes series starring Kay Scarpetta—a complex tale involving a serial sniper who strikes chillingly close to the forensic sleuth herself.

It’s Dr. Kay Scarpetta’s birthday, and she’s about to head to Miami for a vacation with Benton Wesley, her FBI profiler husband, when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their Cambridge house. Is this a kids’ game? If so, why are all of the coins dated 1981 and so shiny they could be newly minted?

Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles    More Info  Borrow
By Anne Rice. From Knopf.
 (202 reviews)  Amazon rank #78
 
A stunning departure, a surprising and compelling return…From Anne Rice, perennial best seller, single-handed reinventor of the vampire cosmology-a new, exhilarating novel, a deepening of her vampire mythology, and a chillingly hypnotic mystery-thriller.
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