Fine Free April 2017
April is fine free month at the Americus Township Library. Fines will be forgiven for bringing in unexpired canned/ non-perishable food items or personal items.Fines will be forgiven on books that have been returned, as follows:
|Non-Perishable/Canned Food Items
1 can = up to $5
2 cans = up to $10
3 cans = up to $15
Toilet paper, hygiene items, feminine products, dish soap, etc.
Trial size item = up to $2
Full size item = up to $5
For any questions or concerns, please be sure to come to the library or call us (620-443-5503).
All Non-perishable/canned food items and personal items will be donated to the local food pantry.
Anyone else wanting to donate may do so all year long! We are a designated food pantry drop-off location!
Let’s find ways to help the Earth on April 20th! We will read Earth Day books and have an activity, starting at 10am.
*Earth Day will be celebrated on April 22nd!*
Hope you are having a wonderful National Bookmobile Day!
We are so grateful to the North Central Kansas Library System for our Bookmobile! Our bookmobile brings us books every 8 weeks and will be delivering on May 9th. To find out more about this day, visit: http://www.ala.org/offices/olos/nbdhome.
Help us celebrate Easter on March 13th! We will be reading Easter stories, and have a library Easter Egg Hunt! Join us starting at 10am!
*Easter will be celebrated on April 16th!*
Today is National Library Workers Day! Do you think we are stars? If so, why not nominate us, and learn more about this day, at : http://ala-apa.org/nlwd/.
Come join us celebrate libraries! We will read a few library books and have an activity! Story Time starts at 10am!
*National Library Week Starts March 9th!*
The Crayon Initiative is a wonderful organization. When you donate your unwanted or broken crayons, they will recycle them into new ones. These new crayons are then donated to schools, hospitals, or art programs. The library has a drop-box for your crayons! Please think about dropping some crayons off. To learn more about The Crayon Initiative, please look at their website: thecrayoninitiative.org.
March 30th we will be having our Farm themed story time. Come dressed like a farmer and hear a farm story or two. We will have a farm themed activity to go with it starting at 10 am!
Due to school being out for Spring Break on March 23rd, we will not be having story time. We hope to still see you at the library!
These are books and movies that were new in March. These could also be replacement books.
B is for Bulldoezer — June Sobel
The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Easter Colors — Eric Carle
Big Dog and Little Dog Wearing Sweaters — Dav Pilkey
Big Dog and Little Dog Going for a Walk — Dav Pilkey
Big Dog and Little Dog — Dav Pilkey
Big Dog and Little Dog Getting in Trouble — Dav Pilkey
Belle’s Story — Melissa Lagonegro
The Crown on Fire — Tony Abbott
Roller Girl — Victoria Jamieson (WAW 2017-18)
Circus Mirandus — Cassie Beasley (WAW 2017-18)
Stella by Starlight — Sharon M. Draper (WAW 2017-18)
Lucky Strike — Bobby Pyron (WAW 2017-18)
Took — Mary Downing Hahn (WAW 2017-18)
The Seventh Most Important Thing (WAW 2017-18)
A Handful of Tears — Cynthia Lord (WAW 2017-18)
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse — Joseph Marshall (WAW 2017-18)
Echo — Pam Munoz Ryan (WAW 2017-18)
The Book Itch — Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (WAW 2017-18)
I Will Always Write Back — Caitlin Aliferenka
Mardi Gras — Rebecca Pettiford
Eyewitness Dinosaur — David Lambert
Origami Paper Airplanes — Didier Boursin
125 Cool Inventions
Everything Robotics — Jennifer Swanson
Enchanted Air — Margarita Engle (WAW 2017-18)
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer — Carole Weatherford (WAW 2017-18)
Poet — Don Tate (WAW 2017-18)
The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch — Chris Barton (WAW 2017-18)
Funny Bones — Duncan Tonatiuh (WAW 2017-18)
Juneteenth — Julie Murray
Day of the Dead — Julie Murray
The Width of the World — David Baldacci
Young Adult Non-Fiction
Without Warning– Joel Rosenberg
Wait for Dark — Kay Hooper
Treasured Grace — Tracie Peterson
Bone Box — Faye Kelllerman
Under the Knife — Kelly Parsons
A Million Little Things — Susan Mallery
French Twist — James Patterson
Most Dangerous Place –James Grippando
The Shack — WM Paul Young
The Devil’s Triangle — Catherine Coulter
Dangerous Games — Danielle Steel
The Mother’s Promise — Sally Hepworth
The Things We Keep — Sally Hepworth
Large Print Adult Fiction
Monahan’s Massacre — William W. Johnstone
Large Print Westerns
Romance (Paperback Books)
Starting Over on Blackberry Lane — Sheila Roberts
Talk Cowboy to Me — Carolyn Brown
Starlight Bridge — Debbie Mason
Renegade’s Pride — B.J. Daniels
Pokoe Most Poison — Laura Childs
Banana Cream Pie Mystery — Joanna Fluke
Large Print Mystery
A Baby’s Cry — Cathy Glass
I Miss Mummy — Cathy Glass
The Girl in the Mirror — Cathy Glass
The Big Book of Table Toppers
The Big Book of Fat-Quarter Quilts
Kansas (An Explorer’s Guide) — Lisa Waterman Gray