The Library Lowdown

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“I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this.”
-Susan Branch, author

By Savannah Gilbert
Library Director

A Publication of the Chester County Library

Library Events
July 7 – Write your own story submissions due
July 10 – Word Weavers May Meeting – 10 a.m. — noon in the conference room.
July 13 – 10 a.m. – Bugs, Butterflies, and Birds story time
July 14 – 1:30 p.m. – Recycling Program by Solid Waste
July 14 – Reading Logs for ALL ages are due!
July 20 – 10 a.m. – Safari Story time
July 21 – 10 a.m. – Al Price and John Harris Author Q&A
July 22 – 5 p.m. – Paint a Bookend Night- **Registration Required–
July 27 – 10 a.m. – Weird Animals story time
July 28 – All Day – Awards Day for Summer Reading Program, LEGO Contest, Story writing Contest
July 29 – 5 p.m. – Teen Advisory Board
Library Board Meeting
The Chester County Library Board will meet in the conference room on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 5 p.m. The public is welcome to attend this meeting. If you feel that you need to be added to the agenda, please contact the library director no fewer than seven days before the date of the meeting.
Job Opening
Applications are being accepted for the position of Library Assistant/Part Time County Employee. Required hours include Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 11a.m. – 1 p.m.; additional hours on an as needed basis to fill in if other employees have trainings, appointments, or sickness. The hourly rate is $9.68. Applications will be accepted from July 1, 2021—July 15, 2021. Applications must include a resume and must be submitted in a physical form (submitted in person at the Chester County Library or via mail). Visit: or the library for a job description and the application
Adult Book Club
The Chester County Adult Book Club will be resuming in September. The first meeting will take place on September 9, 2021 at 5pm. Going forward, meetings will occur each second Thursday of the month and will be available in person or virtually! If you are interested in joining the adult book club, please complete our online registration form at the link below. Don’t have internet, let a staff member know that you would like to complete the adult book club registration link.
New Books
Adult Non-Fiction: “Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and The Vendetta Ride from Hell” by Tom Clavin
Adult Fiction: “Destined for You” by Tracie Peterson, “21st Birthday” by James Patterson, “The Soulmate Equation” by Christina Lauren, “Anchored Hearts” by Priscilla Oliveras, “Raft of Stars” by Andrew J. Graff, “Killing Signs” by Ernest Morris, “The Jupiter Knife” by D.J. Butler, “Gathering Dark” by Candice Fox, “Before the Crown” by Flora Harding, “Dial A for Aunties” by Jesse Q. Sutanto, “Legacy” by Nora Roberts, “Hidden” by Fern Michaels, “The Missing Sister” by Lucinda Riley, “Brood” by Jackie Polzin, “Golden Girl” by Elin Hilderbrand, “The Cold Millions” by Jess Walter, “The Venice Sketchbook” by Rhys Bowen, “The Ladies of the Secret Service” by Constance Sayers, “Yellow Wife” by Sadequ Johnson, “Iphigenia Murphy” by Sara Hosey, “Painting the Light” by Sally Cabot Gunning, “Blue Marlin” by Lee Smith, “Good Company” by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, “The Drowning Kind” by Jennifer McMahon, “Shipped” by Angie Hockman
DVDs: “The Gentlemen,” “Cosmic Sin,” “Playmobil the Movie,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 1,” “The Nest,” “Minari,” “The Passion of the Christ,” “Love and Monsters”
Children’s Easy Readers: “The Trouble with Time Travel” by Stephen W. Martin, “Nerdy Corn” by Andrew Root, “I Wish I was a Flamingo,” “Maria Explores the Ocean,” “Breezy Rider,” “Bluey: The Beach,” “Raccoon on His Own,” “This Beach Is Loud!,” “Fiona, It’s Bedtime,” “Horns to Toes and In Between,” “Ty’s Travels: Zip, Zoom” by Kelly Lyons, “We Need More Nuts!” By Jonathan Fenske, “Hotel Transylvania 2: Meet the Monsters,” “Baby Dragon, Baby Dragon!” By Melissa Marr, “Gwendolyn’s Pet Garden” by Anne Renaud, “It’s Not My Fault!” By Jory John, “The Remember Balloons” by Jessie Oliveros, “The Boy with Big, Big Feelings” by Britney Winn Lee, “The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary” by Robb Pearlman, “The Electric Slide and Kai” by Kelly Baptist, “Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention” by Pip Jones, “Bumble and Bee: Let’s Play Make BEE-lieve” by Ross Burach, “Shape by Shape” by Suse MacDonald
Juvenile Non-Fiction: “Nature Cat: Backyard Explorer’s Guide,” “Who’s Who & Where’s Where in the Bible for Kids,” “Scanorama: Deadly Predators,” “Scanorama: Amazing Animals,” “My Fun Book of Questions and Answers,” “Space,” “Mission: Sea Turtle Rescue,” “Our Environment: Everything You Need to Know,” “Little Cloud: The Science of a Hurricane”
Juvenile Biography: “By and By: Charles Albert Tindley” by Carole Boston Weatherford, “Davy Crockett: A Life on the Frontier” by Stephen Krensky, “Eat my Dust! Henry Ford’s First Race” by Monica Kulling, “Dr. Seuss: The Great Doodler” by Kate Klimo, “Who Was Benedict Arnold?” By James Buckley Jr., “Who Was P.T. Barnum?” By Kirsten Anderson, “Who Was Sitting Bull?” By Stephanie Spinner, “Who was Annie Oakley?” By Stephanie Spinner
Juvenile Fiction: “Press Start! Super Rabbit Boy’s Team-Up Trouble,” “Amari and the Night Brothers” by B.B. Alston, “Unicorn Diaries: Bo the Brave & The Goblin Princess” by Rebecca Elliott, “Diary of a Pug: Pug Blasts Off and Pug’s Snow Day” by Kyla May, “Pixie Tricks: Sprite’s Secret” by Tracey West, “The Lion of Mars” by Jennifer L. Holm, “Owl Diaries” (seven through nine) by Rebecca Elliot, “Diary of an Ice Princess: Icing on the Snowflake” by Christina Soontornvat, “Mermaid Tales” (10-11) by Debbie Dadey, “The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Sink or Swim” by Judy Katschke, “Wingfeather Saga #2: North! Or Be Eaten” by Andrew Peterson, “Paperboy” by Vince Vawter, “Upside Down Magic #6: The Big Shrink” by Sarah Mylnowski, “Seekers of the Wild Realm” by Alexandra Ott, “Bump” by Matt Wallace, “The Nerviest Girl in the World” by Melissa Wiley, “Out of This World” by Chris Wooding, “Allies” by Alan Gratz, “Bridge of Souls” by Victoria Schwab
Juvenile Graphic Novel: “The Complete Chi’s Sweet Home Part 1” by Konami Kanata, “Layla and the Bots: Happy Paws” by Vicky Fang, “Song of the Court” by Katy Farina, “The Pathfinders Society: The Mystery of the Moon Tower” by Francesco Sedita
Juvenile Graphic Novel: “Elements of Genius #1: Nikki Tesla and the Ferret-Proof Death Ray” by Jess Keating, “Jo: An Adaptation of Little Women (sort of)” by Kathleen Gros, “Just Beyond: Welcome to Beast Island” by R.L. Stine, “The Amazing Crafty Cat” by Charise Mericle Harper, “Cici: A Fairy’s Tale Book no. 1 Believe Your Eyes” by Cori Doerrfeld, “Unofficial Graphic Novel for Minecrafters no. 5: Chasing Herobrine” by Cara J. Stevens, “Shirley and Jamila Save Their Summer” by Gillian Goerz, “Max Meow: no. 1-2” by John Gallagher, “Small but Deadly! Blue-Ringed Octopus Attack” by James Buckley Jr, “Banana Fox and the Secret Sour Society” by James Kochalka, “Bear” by Ben Queen
Young Adult: “Violet and Daisy” by Sarah Miller, “A Million Miles Away” by Lara Avery, “Yolk” by Mary H.K. Choi, “Everything Sad Is Untrue(A True Story)” by Daniel Nayeri, “The Betrothed” by Kiera Cass, “The Extraordinaries” by TJ Klune, “Firekeeper’s Daughter” by Angeline Boulley, “Knife” by R.J. Anderson, “The Cat I Never Named” by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess, “Luck of the Titanic” by Stacey Lee, “The Port Chicago 50” by Steve Sheinikin, “Fat Chance, Charlie Vega” by Crystal Maldonado, “Counting Down With You” by Tashie Bhuiyan, “Lost in the Never Woods” by Aiden Thomas, “Where the Rhythm Takes You” by Sarah Dass 
Young Adult Graphic Novels: “The Mortal Instruments: The Graphic Novel” by Cassandra Clare, “Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Rasing Project Vol.1” by Osamu Takahashi, “The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess Vol. 1” by Akira Himekawa, “My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Vol.1-3” by Hideyuki Furuhashi, “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Vol. 1-2,” “Witch Hat Atelier Vol.1-2” by Kamome Shirahama, “Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence” by Joel Christian Gill, “Incredible Doom Vol. 1” by Matthew Bogart
Children’s Learning Kits: Numbers Puzzle Cards
New Materials Received from Hatchie River Regional Library
Adult: “Keeping Faith” by Jodi Picoult, “What I Did for Love” by Susan Elizabeth Phillips, “The Meryl Streep Movie Club” by Mia March, “The Elephant Keeper” by Christopher Nicholson, “Fear Has a Name” by Creston Mapes, “The Scent of Rain and Lightning” by Nancy Pickard, “A Test of Wills” by Charles Todd, “War Room” by Chris Fabry, “Deceitful Temptations” by Tiana Nicole, “Carl Weber’s Kingpins Harlem” by C.N. Phillips, “Beautiful Exiles” by Meg Waite Clayton, “Bird Box” by Josh Malerman, “Beyond the Sea of Ice” by William Sarabande, “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini, “Love Finds You in Snowball, Arkansas” by Sandra D. Bricker, “Rhino Ranch” by Larry McMurtry, “I, Ripper” by Stephen Hunter, “The Humbling” by Philip Roth, “Liberty’s Last Stand” by Stephen Coonts, “And the Mountains Echoed” by Khaled Hosseini, “The Little Friend” by Donna Tartt, “The Sweetgum Ladies Knit for Love” by Beth Pattillo
Children/Young Adult: “You Choose Scooby-Doo! The Fright at Zombie Farm,” “How Did They Build That? HOUSE,” “How Did They Build That? STADIUM,” “How Did They Build That? ROAD,” “How Did They Build That? DAM,” “Louis Armstrong: Journey to Freedom,” “Beyonce: Shine Your Light,” “The Desert Mermaid,” “Star Wars: Chewy and the Porgs,” “The Happy Day” by Ruth Krauss, “Richard Scarry’s Please and Thank You Book,” “Gleam and Glow,” “Hedgie Blasts Off!,” “Miss Mingo and the Fire Drill,” “Is it Larger? Is it Smaller?,” “High Noon; Wild Bill Hickok and the Code of the Old West,” “How Did They Build That? SKYSCRAPER,” “The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis,” “Navajo Code Talkers,” “The Berlin Airlift,” “Vietnam Veterans Memorial,” “September 11,” “Journey to Freedom: W.E.B. DuBois,” “You’re the Chef: Terrific Veggies on the Side,” “What Was Cooking in Abigail Adams’s White House?,” “Fearsome Forces of Nature,” “Phantasmagoria and Other Poems” by Lewis Carroll, “Hispanic Holidays,” “100% Official Justin Bieber Just Getting Started,” “Bedtime Math,” “This is Captain Marvel” by Kelsey Sullivan, “Captain America Versus Iron Man” by Chris Strathearn, Miles Morales “Spider-Man” by Jason Reynolds

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