Category: Books

October Classics Book Club-The Age of Innocence

Join us October 22nd at 10:30 a.m. when we discuss The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is the most famous novel by an American writer Edith Wharton, who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for it in 1921 and became the first woman to win this prize.It is a fascinating story about a lawyer Newland Archer, who just before his wedding with respectable May Welland, falls in love with her cousin Countess Ellen Olenska. This love goes through the further life of Archer determining his relations with May as well as the entire story of their marriage.

Ask at the desk or email baynelibrary@einetwork.net to reserve a copy of this classic novel. And be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming discussions:
11/26/19–Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines

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October Storytimes

Oct. 3 – Pete the Cat Stories

Oct. 10 – Alligators and Crocodiles

Oct 17 – Hooray for Fall!

Oct. 24 – Colors

Oct. 31 – Pumpkin Tales

Join us each Thursday at 11:00 a.m. for stories, songs, a simple craft and fun galore. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome. Come see old friends and meet new ones at Bayne Library.

 

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Book Club for Kids – Monday, October 21 @ 5:30

Kids ages 9 to 12 are invited to join us on Monday, October 21 @ 5:30 p.m. This month we are reading, Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

In one day, four lives weave together in unexpected ways. Virgil Salinas is shy and kindhearted and feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. Valencia Somerset, who is deaf, is smart, brave, and secretly lonely, and she loves everything about nature. Kaori Tanaka is a self-proclaimed psychic, whose little sister, Gen, is always following her around. And Chet Bullens wishes the weird kids would just stop being so different so he can concentrate on basketball.

They aren’t friends, at least not until Chet pulls a prank that traps Virgil and his pet guinea pig at the bottom of a well. This disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Through luck, smarts, bravery, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, a bully is put in his place, and friendship blooms.

“Readers across the board will flock to this book that has something for nearly everyone–humor, bullying, self-acceptance, cross-generational relationships, and a smartly fateful ending.”–School Library Journal

BORROW THE BOOK – READ THE BOOK – COME BACK FOR THE FUN!

 

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Have you tried Libby?

Libby offers users access to thousand of ebooks and audiobooks. All you need is a Library card and a supported device to get started. And if that weren’t enough to entice you, Libby is now encouraging patrons to enter their “Listen and Move Challenge!” Just tag the library on social media with the name of each audiobook you complete while working out and include #listen&movechallenge. Participants will be added to a monthly drawing for prizes!

So get downloading and get moving with Libby! And don’t hesitate to ask at the desk if you have questions!

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2019 Fifty Book Challenge

Have you signed up for the 2019 Fifty Book Challenge?

Stop by the desk to get your log and officially register!

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Baby Lapsit!

Join us every Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. and we’ll bounce, sing, and clap our way to early literacy!

Baby Reading
Geared to babies from birth to 18 months, Baby Lapsit introduces babies to language and literacy with songs, bounces, board books, and fingerplays. Playtime with age appropriate toys will follow!

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