LEXINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY VOLUME 4, ISSUE 2
LEXINGTON, NC AUGUST 2010
L EXINGTON L IBRARY O PEN B OOK
A NEWSLETTER OF THE LEXINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC LIBRARY, PART OF THE DAVIDSON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
DATES TO REMEMBER N O R T H C A R O L I N A D I G I TA L L I B R A R Y
AUDI O B OOKS FOR STUDENTS
August 4th Most students have classic literature titles as- please log on to
6:00 pm some type of MP3 signed may be hard to http://ncdigital.lib.over
player, and download- read, but digital audio drive.com. The Lexing-
ing a digital version of an books, either on their ton Library has a special
Family Game Night assigned book offers stu- own or as a companion downloading station
August 9th dents a new opportunity to the book, may be available for patrons to
6:00—7:30 pm to learn and study in a easier for some students use. If you need help,
way that fits the needs to understand. Titles please stop by the li-
of hectic school sched- available include Fahr- brary and a librarian will
Book Lover’s Book Club
ules. The North Carolina enheit 451, The Things be happy to offer assis-
August 11th Digital Library has a They Carried, The Great tance. All downloads
The Piano Teacher great collection of clas- Gatsby, A Lesson Before are free, but do require
by Janice Y. K. Lee sic literature and popular Dying, and 1984. For a a library card.
6:00 pm fiction titles for students complete list of titles and
to download. Some compatible devices,
6:00 pm DOWNLOAD TO YOUR EBOOK
eBooks available on the of use. eBooks are easy have a library card.
School starts back this North Carolina Digital to download and are Devices not compatible
month! Library are now com- free, but patrons must with the North Carolina
Need help with patible with the Barnes & Digital Library are the
homework? Noble nook™, the Amazon Kindle™ and
Kobo™ eReader and Apple iPad™. For a
Try these websites:
the Sony Reader™. complete list of titles
eBooks, or electronic and compatible de-
books, continue to grow vices, please log on to
in popularity for their http://ncdigital.lib.over
convenience and ease drive.com.
MEMORIALS & HONORARIUMS
The following memorials were recently made to the Lexington Public Library:
Daniel & Kathy Ampuero in memory of Anne Toth
Daniel & Kathy Ampuero in memory on Martha Byerly
Eric & Gail Maness in memory of Ruby Goodnight
Gail Maness in memory in Herbert Carrick
H. Jesse Arnelle in memory of Cavelle Lund
Kathy Crews in memory of Margaret Pitts.
If you would like to honor a friend or a loved one by giving the gift of a book
to the library, please contact Tonya Henlsey at 336-242-2040.
NEW YORK TIMES READERS’ ADVISORY
The Cookbook Collector, by Allegra Goodman
Goodman weaves together the worlds of Silicon Valley and rare-book col-
1. THE REMBRANDT AFFAIR, lecting in a delicious novel about appetite, temptation, and fulfillment. Bi-
by Daniel Silva. coastal, surprising, rich in ideas and characters, this work is about getting
and spending, and about the substitutions one must make.
2. THE GIRL WHO KICKED
THE HORNET’S NEST,
Kings of the Earth, by Jon Clinch
by Steig Larsson.
Told in a chorus of voices that spans a generation, Kings of the Earth exam-
3. THE HELP,
ines the bonds of family and blood, faith and suspicion, that link not just
by Kathryn Stockett.
three brothers but their entire community.
4. FLY AWAY HOME,
by Jennifer Weiner.
5. PRIVATE, Red Hook Road, by Ayelet Waldman
by James Patterson Set on the coast of Maine over the course of four summers, Red Hook Road
and Maxine Paetro. tells the story of two families and of the ways in which their lives are unrav-
6. THE SEARCH, by Nora eled and stitched together by misfortune, by good intentions and failure,
Roberts. and by love and calamity.
7. SIZZLING SIXTEEN, by
Janet Evanovich. A Dog’s Purpose, by W. Bruce Cameron
8. THE GLASS RAINBOW, Surprised to find himself reborn as a golden-haired puppy after a tragically
by James Lee Burke. short life as a stray mutt, Bailey wonders if he will ever find his purpose, in this
9. THE OVERTON WINDOW, beautifully crafted work that teaches that love never dies and that every
by Glenn Beck. creature on Earth is born with a purpose.
10. THE LION,
Father of the Rain, by Lily King
by Nelson DeMille.
From the award-winning author of The English Teacher comes her most am-
bitious novel yet. King sets her sharply insightful family drama in an upper-
middle-class suburb, where she traces a complex and explosive father-
daughter relationship from the 1970s to the present day.
1. —— MY DAD SAYS,
The Rembrandt Affair, by Daniel Silva Faithful Place, by Tana French
2. THE OBAMA DIARIES,
Fly Away Home, by Jennifer Weiner Ice Cold, by Tess Gerritsen
by Laura Ingraham.
The Glass Rainbow, by James Lee Burke Shadow Zone, by Iris Johnasen
3. THE BIG SHORT,
by Michael Lewis. NON-
NON-FICTION, BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
4. MEDIUM RAW, Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man’s Quest for True
by Anthony Bourdain.
Love and a Cooler Haircut, by Rob Sheffield
5. SLIDING INTO HOME,
The author of Love Is a Mix Tape shares the soundtrack to his 1980s adoles-
by Kendra Wilkinson
cence. These were the years of MTV and John Hughes movies; the era of
with Jon Warech.
big dreams and bigger shoulder pads; and, like any all-American boy, Shef
6. COMING BACK
field was searching for true love and maybe a cooler haircut.
by Drew Brees with Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the
Chris Fabry. Dawn of the Modern Woman, by Sam Wasson
7. CHELSEA CHELSEA Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M. is the first-ever complete account of the making of the
BANG BANG, classic film Breakfast at Tiffany's. The flow of Wasson's words carries the
by Chelsea Handler. reader from pre-production to on-set feuds and conflicts, while also noting
8. EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER Hepburn's impact on fashion (Givenchy's little black dress), Hollywood
MOON, by S.C. Gwynne. glamour, sexual politics, and the new morality.
9. OUTLIERS, In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving, by Leigh Anne
by Malcolm Gladwell. and Sean Tuohy
10. THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF For the first time, the remarkable couple depicted in The Blind Side tell their
HENRIETTA LACKS, own deeply inspiring story.I n this compelling, funny, and profoundly inspir-
by Rebecca Skloot. ing book, the Tuohys take us on an extraordinary journey of faith and love—
and teach us unforgettable lessons about the power of giving.
NEW YORK TIMES
BESTSELLERS Y O U N G P A T RO N S
1. LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon
Beecroft. (Ages 7 and up)
2. CITY DOG, COUNTRY FROG,
by Mo Willems. (Ages 3 to 6)
3. STAR WARS, by Rufus Butler
Seder. (Ages 8 and up)
4. LADYBUG GIRL AT THE
BEACH, by David Soman
and Jacky Davis.
(Ages 3 to 5)
5. THE VERY FAIRY PRINCESS,
by Julie Andres and Emma
(Ages 3 to 6)
6. OOH LA LA! IT’S BEAUTY DAY,
by Jane O’Connor.
(Ages 4 to 7)
7. THE LION AND THE MOUSE,
by Jerry Pinkney.
(Ages 3 to 6)
8. WADDLE!, by Rufus Butler
Seder. (Ages 4 top 8)
Please note there is a story hour break this month.
9. CAN I PLAY TOO?, Story hour will resume Monday, August 23rd.
by Mo Willems. (Ages 4 to 8)
10. THE QUIET BOOK, Please join us for Family Game Night Monday, August 9th!
by Deborah Underwood.
(Ages 3 to 5)
1. LINGER, by Maggie
Stiefvater. (Ages 12 and up)
2. THE RED PYRAMID,
by Rick Riordan.
(Ages 10 and up)
3. CATCHING FIRE, by Suzanne
Collins. (Ages 12 and up)
4. THE HUNGER GAMES,
by Suzanne Collins.
(Ages 12 and up)
5. THEODORE BOONE:
KID LAWYER, by John
Grisham. (Ages 8 to 12)
6. TALES FROM A NOT-SO-
POPULAR PARTY GIRL,
by Rachel Renee Russell.
(Ages 9 to 13)
7. SWEET LITTLE LIES, by
(Ages 14 and up)
8. DORK DIARIES, by Rachel
Renee Russell. (Ages 9 to 13)
9. FALLEN, by Lauren Kate.
(Ages 12 and up)
10. BIG NATE: IN A CLASS BY
HIMSELF, by Lincoln Pierce.
(Ages 8 to 12)
An Elf In the Library! GENEALOGY & LOCAL HIS TORY
New books added to the genealogy collection for July 2010:
Walter Hines Page and the World’s Work; The Madisons, a Biography; The
Three Forks of Muddy Creek, Vols. V & XI; Backgrounds and Preparations for
the Roanoke Voyages, 1584-1590; The Table Talk of Thomas Wolfe; An Ad-
dress upon the Life and Services of Gen. William R. Davie; Tarheel Cossack
Let Elf help you W. P. Roberts, Youngest Confederate General; William Richardson Davie: a
manage your library
loans and holds Memoir; Thomas Wolfe: Carolina Student; Edenton, a Portrait in Words and
Pictures; Sir Walter Raleigh and the Age of Discovery; Richmond County,
WITH EMAIL ALERTS North Carolina Court Minutes, Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Minute
Book 1, 1779-1786; Guide to County Records in the North Carolina State Ar-
CARDS chives; Edgecombe County Heritage North Carolina 1735-2009; Our Names,
Where They Came From and What They Mean; Tuttle Dictionary of First
TRACK BOOKS, DVD’S,
Names; North Carolina State University: A Narrative History; William Swaim
Fighting Editor; Place Names of the English-Speaking World; Sir Walter Ra-
leigh and the New World; Remembering Randolph County, Tales From the
Center of the Tar Heel State; Ante-Bellum Elizabeth City: The History of a Ca-
nal Town; My Story: Ralph Bruno, US Army, WW II; A Day of Blood, the 1898
Wilmington Race Riot; Apostles of Disunion, Southern Secession Commission-
ers and the Causes of the Civil War; Duet For a Life-time, the Story of the
Original Siamese Twins; Charles Waddell Chesnutt, Pioneer of the Color Line;
First Presbyterian Church Wilmington, NC 1892-1913; The Trial of Marshal
Ney; The Pierces and their Posterity; Saint Mary’s College 1842-1992 Sesqui-
centennial Alumnae Directory; Saint Mary’s School Alumnae Directory 2003;
Off the Map, the Curious Histories of Place Names; Dixie Betrayed, How the
South Really Lost the Civil War; Ellis Island Interviews; English Surnames, Their
Sources and Significations; American Given Names; History Through Sur-
names; and Winston-Salem in Vintage Postcards;
We have also received the research papers of Margaret Raper Trantham of
Raleigh, formerly of Lexington, a long-time member of the local genealogi-
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