The Library Lowdown


By Savannah Gilbert
Library Director

“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have”

  • Thomas Jefferson

A Publication of the Chester County Library

Library Events
Thursday, March 18—Library Board Meeting
Spring Break for Chester County Schools will be March 22-26. We encourage children to come to the library and checkout books and STEAM Kits!

Library Displays
Dr. Seuss Display St. Patrick’s Day Display
Women’s History Month Display

March Book Sale
The Chester County Library book sale is going on through the end of March 2021. In addition to books (nonfiction, fiction, teen, juvenile, and children’s books), DVDs, and audiobooks, the Chester County Library also has the following items for sale while supplies last: printers, printer ink, wire rack shelving unit, new in the box keyboards, new mice, misc. cords, cookbooks, tote bags, and a fax machine.
Due to COVID-19, the following restrictions will take place: 1) No more than two families may browse each section of the book sale at a time. 2) We will have gloves available to wear while browsing if you would like. Please throw gloves away in the trash can at the front of the library. 3) Bags for the Bag of Books Bargain are available at the front desk. 4) We strongly recommend that you wear a mask, but it is not required. 5) We do ask that you sanitize your hands before and after entering the library. Stop by the library before this great sale ends. Please remember that we can only accept cash or check. The Chester County Library is located at 1012 East Main Street, Henderson, TN 38340. 
Prices are as follows:
Hardback Books – 50 cents
Paperback Books – 50 cents
Audiobooks – $2
CDs – $1
DVDs – $1
VHS Tapes – Free
TV Seasons – $2 for two discs or $3 for three discs or more
Bag of Books (books ONLY) – $3

Library COVID-19 Update
As of March 18, 2021, the Chester County Library has begun phase five of our reopening plan. See the related story in this week’s Chester County Independent for more information.

Library Board Meeting
The Chester County Library Board will meet via WebEx at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 18. The meeting ID is 187 742 7322 and the password is Chester. If you are unable to attend via internet connection, you can call into the meeting by calling 1-844-621-3956 and entering the meeting ID.

New Books
Children’s Easy Readers: “The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day,” “Biscuit and the Little Llama,” “Suni Brings Spring,” “Jabari Tries,” “Pig the Slob,” “Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market,” “I Want to Be a Teacher,” “Pete the Kitty: Ready, Set, Go-Cart!,” “How Do Dinosaurs Show Good Manners?,” “The Spring Book”
Juvenile Non-Fiction: “All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team,” “Who Was Davy Crockett?,” “Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom”
Juvenile Fiction: “Ground Zero” by Alan Gratz, “Magic Tree House: To the Future,” “Ben Franklin” by Mary Pope Osborne, “Escape from a Video Game: the Secret of Phantom Island” by Dustin Brady, “Aru Shah and the End of Time” by Roshani Chokshi, “Aru Shah and the Song of Death” by Roshani Chokshi, “The Unwanteds Quests: Dragon Fury” by Lisa Mcmann, “The Unwanteds Quests: Dragon Fire” by Lisa McMann, “The Wingfeather Saga: On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness” by Andrew Peterson, “Bad Kitty Goes on Vacation” by Nick Bruel, “Middle School: Field Trip Fiasco” by James Patterson
Juvenile Graphic Novel: “Baby-Sitters Club: Claudia and the New Girl” by Ann M. Martin, “Baby-Sitters Little Sister: Karen’s Worst Day” by Ann M. Martin, “Animorphs: The Invasion” by K.A. Applegate
Adult Non-Fiction: “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama, “Murder thy Neighbor” by James Patterson, “Murder of Innocence” by James Patterson, “Till Murder Do Us Part” by James Patterson
Adult Fiction: “Wrong Alibi” by Christina Dodd, “Dreams of Savannah” by Roseanna M. White, “Robert Ludlum’s The Treadstone Resurrection” by Joshua Hood, “Tom Clancy: Shadow of the Dragon” by Marc Cameron, “A Blessing to Cherish” by Lauraine Snelling, “Twenty” by James Grippando, “Neighbors” by Danielle Steel; “Truly, Madly, Deeply” by Karen Kingsbury, “Bitter Pill” by Fern Michaels, “The Scorpion’s Tail” by Preston and Child, “Hidden in Plain Sight” by Jeffrey Archer, “Hush-Hush” by Stuart Woods, “Before She Disappeared” by Lisa Gardner, “Firestick” by William W. Johnstone, “The Lost Boys” by Faye Kellerman, “Faithless in Death” by J.D. Robb, “The Vineyard at Painted Moon” by Susan Mallery, “The Daughters of Foxcote Manor” by Eve Chase, “The Vanishing” by Jayne Ann Krentz, “The Unwilling” by John Hart, “The Paris Library” by Janet Skeslien Charles, “Prodigal Son” by Gregg Hurwitze, “The Survivors” by Jane Harper; “Wynn, You’re Strange” by John D. Harris, Local Author
DVDs: “Jonah, A VeggieTales Movie,” “Smurfy Tales,” “Hero Elementary: Sparks’ Crew Pet Rescue!,” “Let Him Go,” “Honest Thief,” “Love, Weddings, and Other Disasters,” “Come Away,” “Mother”