March 2014 Milo Library News

Submitted by Rochelle Williams on March 21, 2014 - 4:34pm

Milo Free Public Library

News Article

by Rochelle Williams

March, 2014

 

Books for Sale!!

We are in the process of weeding books from our library in the adult fiction section.  There is a nice variety to choose from of authors and subjects (suspense, romance, mystery, etc.).  These books reside downstairs in a bookcase and also on tables with a comfy chair to sit and peruse what might interest you.  We have a small selection of children’s books as well.  Paperbacks are a dime each and hardbacks are a quarter each or 5 for one dollar.  Come check it out.  You never know what you might find.

 

The book display for March is:  Broaden Your Horizons – Try a New Author.  You just might enjoy an author you have not yet read. 

 

NOW – for some of the New Books that have arrived:

 

Alexander McCall Smith       The Forever Girl

Kate Alcott                          The Daring Ladies of Lowell

Laura Lippman                     After I’m Gone                                                                                      

J.D. Robb                            Concealed In Death

Ann Cleeves                        Dead Water

M.C. Beaton                        Death of a Policeman

Jonathan Kellerman              Killer

Janet Evanovich                   The Chase

J.A. Jance                           Moving Target

Nick Trout                           The Patron Saint of Dogs

Julie Otsuka                        Buddha in the Attic                                                                   

Terry Lynn Johnson              Ice Dogs

Clive Cussler                       The Bootlegger

Benjamin Black                   The Black-Eyed Blonde

Rhys Bowen                        City of Darkness and Light

Laura Childs                        Steeped in Evil

Jeffrey Archer                      Be Careful What You Wish For

James Grippando                 Black Horizon

Kate Mosse                         Citadel

Harlan Coben                       Missing You

Paul Garrison                      Robert Ludlum’s The Janson Option

C.J. Box                              Stone Cold

Michael Robotham               Watching You

 

More new books are on their way.

 

Questions!!  Call 943-2612 or e-mail us at milolibrary@trcmaine.org

 

Winter hours in effect

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

1 PM – 7 PM

Saturday:  10 AM - Noon


February, 2014 New Article

Submitted by Rochelle Williams on February 8, 2014 - 10:45am

Milo Free Public Library News Article

by Rochelle Williams

February, 2014

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation has started its annual grant making initiative, Community Matters More.Through this charitable program, the bank offers all Maine residents the opportunity to weigh in on how best to allocate $100,000 it has pledged to 68 non-profit organizations.  The voting period takes place during the month of February, with winners announced in April.  The Milo Library will be a write in on the ballot.  You can either come into the library and cast your vote or vote online at www.bangor.com/cmm.  We at the library would appreciate your vote.  Thank you in advance.

We are adding to our magazine collection the following:

The Family Handyman and the Herb Quarterly

Hopefully both will be useful to our patrons.

NOW – for some of the New Books that have arrived:

Kristin Von Kreisler              An Unexpected Grace

Hiraide Takashi                    The Guest Cat

Robert Knott                        Robert B. Parker’s Bull River                                                      

Lisa Gardner                        Fear Nothing

Dick Wolf                            The Execution

Tom Clancy                         Command Authority

Robin Cook                         Cell

Laura Childs                        Eggs In A Casket

Julie Kramer                        Delivering Death

Bernard Cornwell                  The Pagan Lord

Jennifer Chiaverini                Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival                                                                   

Sue Monk Kidd                    The Invention of Wings

Martha Grimes                     The Way Of All Fish

Anna Quindlen                     Still Life With Bread Crumbs

Lisa Unger                           In The Blood

Fern Michaels                      Forget Me Not

Stuart Woods                      Standup Guy

Jane Ann Krentz                  River Road

James Patterson                  First Love

Robert Gates                       Duty (Memoirs of a Secretary at War)

Charles Todd                       Hunting Shadows

Mary Jane Clark                   The Old Black Magic

Suzanne Brockmann            Do or Die

James Patterson                  Private L.A.

Phillip Margolin                    Worthy Brown’s Daughter

More new books are on their way.

 

Questions!!  Call 943-2612 or e-mail us at milolibrary@trcmaine.org

Winter hours in effect

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

1 PM – 7 PM

Saturday:  10 AM - Noon


Milo Library News - November, 2013

Submitted by Rochelle Williams on November 9, 2013 - 10:41am

Milo Free Public Library

News Article

by Rochelle Williams

November 8, 2013

 

ATTENTION:  Beginning Wednesday, November 13, our library hours on Mondays and Wednesdays will change from 2 PM – 8 PM to 1 PM – 7 PM.  Fridays will remain the same (1 PM – 7 PM).  This is to better serve our patrons and our hours will be consistent through the week.

Our drawing class held on Thursdays from 9 – 11 AM is going well and also very fun.  We had a new person join us last week.  So if anyone feels the urge to draw, come on over or contact one of the people listed below.

For more information about classes and supplies needed, please contact Linda @943-7928; lindaem@onix.net or Ellen at 943-3437; corriemony@hotmail.com.  You can also check out Suzette’s website: www.suzetteeast.com.

Each class is $5.00.  It is pay as you go.  You can attend as many classes as you want.

As Suzette says – “Express yourself”.

 

We have collected quite a few new Christmas books by some of our favorite authors.  We will be putting them on the new fiction shelf Friday, November 8th.  Our patrons are already getting into the mood for a nice Christmas story.

 

NOW – for some of the New Books that have arrived in September and October:

Julie Garwood                      Hotshot

Nelson DeMille                    The Quest

Stephen King                       Doctor Sleep

Nicholas Sparks                  The Longest Ride

Susan Wilson                      A Man of His Own

Anne Perry                          Blind Justice

Michael Brandman               Robert B. Parker’s Damned If you Do

J.A. Jance                           Second Watch

Sue Grafton                         W is for Wasted

Sandra Brown                      Deadline

Catherine Coulter                 The Final Cut                                                                            

James Patterson                  Gone

Frederick Forsyth                 The Kill List

Jenna Blum                         Those Who Save Us

Richard Paul Evans              A Step of Faith

Jennifer Skiff                        The Divinity of Dogs (non-fiction)

Rachel Joyce                       The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Susan Wiggs                       Candlelight Christmas

Mary Kay Andrews               Christmas Bliss

Bruce W. Cameron              The Dogs of Christmas

Nancy Thayer                      A Nantucket Christmas

Sherryl Woods                     A Seaside Christmas

Debbie Macomber                Starry Night

Ted Dekker                          Outlaw

Wilbur Smith                       Vicious Circle

Sandra Dallas                      Fallen Women

Richard North Patterson       Loss of Innocence

Jennifer Chiaverini                The Spymistress

Questions!!  Call 943-2612 or e-mail us at milolibrary@trcmaine.org

Winter hours in effect

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

1 PM – 7 PM

Saturday:  10 AM - Noon


Milo Library News - September 2013

Submitted by Rochelle Williams on September 16, 2013 - 4:29pm

By Rochelle Williams
September 13, 2013

We have a new group using the Library.  It is a Drawing Class taught by Suzette East who also teaches drawing and painting at Adult Ed in Dover.  We had a great turn out for our first class.

They will be held every Thursday from 9 – 11 AM downstairs.  Suzette is very knowledgeable, encouraging and fun.  Whether or not you have drawn before – it does not matter.  All levels are welcome. You will learn a lot and have fun as well.  I am and I have never done any drawing in my life.

For more information about classes and supplies needed, please contact Linda @943-7928; lindaem@onix.net or Ellen at 943-3437; corriemony@hotmail.com.  You can also check out Suzette’s website: www.suzetteeast.com.

Each class is $5.00.  It is pay as you go.  You can attend as many classes as you want.

As Suzette says – “Express yourself”.

 

Our special book display theme right now is ‘Fall – A River Runs Through It’.  Sometimes a patron discovers a new author that they might not have noticed in the general stacks.  Come and check them out.

 

NOW – for New Books that have arrived!!

 

Sue Halpern                        A Dog Walked Into A Nursing Home

Christine Keine-Baker           Orphan Train

Robert Galbraith                   The Cuckoo’s Calling

Lisa Jackson                       Ready To Die

Kaitlyn Dunnett                    Vampires, Bones and Treacle Scones

W.E.B. Griffin                      The Last Witness (Badge of Honor)

Faye Kellerman                   The Beast

Rhys Bowen                        Heirs and Graces (Royal Spyness Mysteries)

Benjamin Black                   Holy Orders

Karen Robards                     The Last Kiss Goodbye

Debbie Macomber                Rose Harbor in Bloom

Jude Deveraux                     True Love (Nantucket Brides)

Dorothy Garlock                   Under A Texas Sky

Stephen White                     Compound Fractures

Kathy Reichs                       Bones of the Lost

Erica Spindler                      Justice for Sara

James Patterson                  Mistress

Robert K. Tannenbaum         Tragic

Blaize & John Clement         The Cat Sitter’s Cradle

David Rosenfeldt                  Dogtripping (Non-fiction)

Felix Frances                      Dick Francis’s Refusal

Lee Child                             Never Go Back

Clive Cussler                       The Mayan Secrets

 

Last but not least – many new books coming in September and October.

 

Questions!!  Call 943-2612 or e-mail us at milolibrary@trcmaine.org

 

Winter hours in effect

Monday & Wednesday:  2 PM – 8 PM

Friday:  1 PM – 7 PM

Saturday:  10 AM - Noon


Milo Library News - August 2013

Submitted by Seth Barden on August 15, 2013 - 11:45pm

By Rochelle Williams

This year’s Summer Reading Program, Dig Into Reading, was a big success.

Thirty-five children were signed up which includes the Milo Day Care.  They participated consistently throughout the five weeks and almost all of them came to the Final Party.  Everyone had a good time.

A total of 669 books were read by the end of the program.  We had terrific support through volunteers and the Town of Milo.  Thank you everyone for your participation and help.

Our special book display this month is, of course, summer fiction and the theme is ‘beaches and lighthouses’.  Also, we have been given a nice selection of fiction and non-fiction books to add to our Newly Donated book shelf.  Come and check them out.

NOW – for New Books that have arrived!!

 

David Baldacci                  The Hit

Kathleen & Michael Gear  The Black Sun

Elizabeth Strout                 The Burgess Boys

Jeanette Walls                   The Silver Star

Sarah Dunant                    Blood & Beauty

Mary Kay Andrews             Ladies’ Night

Elin Hilderbrand                Beautiful Day

Laura Lippman                  And When She Was Good

Catherine Coulter              Bomb Shell

Linda Fairstein                   Death Angel

Daniel Silva                       The English Girl

C.J. Box                             The Highway

Iris Johansen                      Hunting Eve

James Lee Burke               Light of the World

Karin Slaughter                 Unseen

Fern Michaels                    Classified

Andrea Thalasinos             Traveling Light

Christopher Bohjalian        The Light in the Ruins

Philippa Gregory               The White Princess

Donna Andrews                  The Hen of the Baskervilles

Luanne Rice                      The Lemon Orchard

Alex Kava                          Stranded

David Rosenfelt                 Unleashed

 

Last but not least – many new books coming in August.

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