Used book sale slated for May 17-19
Monday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. tp 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale will be held at the Wadena Depot on May 17 — 19. Donations may be brought to the Wadena Depot on Tuesday, May 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Sale will be open
• May 17, from 2 to 7 p.m.
• May 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• May 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Arna Rennan, a Norwegian Folk Music artist, will present a musical performance featuring translated stories about Norwegian immigrants - Norwegian Folk Music; The Immigrants' Story. She'll include music from a variety of genres including the simple four lined poems, broadsides, waltz tunes, vaudeville songs from "Snoose Boulevard" sung in "Swenglish" along with well-known favorites here in Minnesota. This performance will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Humphrey Manor. This event is sponsored by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment and the public is invited to attend.
The Wadena City Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on May 30.
The Summer Reading Program "Read for the Win" at our library will get started on June 6. There will be prizes, games and activities.
"A Fireproof Home for the Bride" by Amy Scheibe. Emmaline Nelson and her sister Birdie grow up in the hard, cold rural Lutheran world of strict parents, strict milking times and strict morals. Marriage is preordained, the groom practically predestined. Though it's 1958, southern Minnesota did not see changing roles for women on the horizon. Caught in a time bubble between a world war and the ferment of the 1960's, Emmy doesn't see that she has any say in her life, any choices at all. Only when Emmy's fiancé shows his true colors and forces himself on her does she find the courage to act - falling instead for a forbidden Catholic boy, a boy whose family seems warm and encouraging after the sere Nelson farm life. Not only moving to town and breaking free from her engagement but getting a job on the local newspaper begins to open Emmy's eyes. She discovers that the KKK is not only active in the Midwest but that her family is involved, and her sense of the firm rules she grew up under - and their effect - changes completely.
"Flawless" by Heather Graham. There's a pub in New York City that's been in the Finnegan family for generations. Now Kieran and her three brothers own it. Kieran Finnegan is also, as it happens, a criminal psychologist - a fitting reaction, perhaps, to her less-than-lawful teenage past. Meanwhile, New York's Diamond District has been hit by a rash of thefts. No one's been killed - until now. FBI agent Craig Frasier is brought in to investigate; he and Kieran meet at a jewelry store in the middle of a heist. She's there to "unsteal" a flawless stone taken by her light-fingered youngest brother as an act of vengeance. Craig's there to stop the gang. But the police and FBI begin to wonder if there are two gangs of diamond thieves, the original and a copycat group of killers - who seem to think their scheme is as flawless as the stones they steal. Thrown together by circumstance, drawn together by attraction, Kieran and Craig are both assigned to the case. But to Kieran's horror, there's more and more evidence that, somehow, the pub is involved.
"Treachery at Lancaster Gate" by Anne Perry. Gripping and provocative, the latest Thomas and Charlotte Pitt mystery by New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry peers unflinchingly into the corrupt affairs of Victorian society on the brink of the century's turn. The world is poised for social and political change, but England holds tight to its traditions, classes, and prejudices. When an explosion in London kills two policemen and seriously injures three more, many believe that anarchists are the culprits. But Thomas Pitt, commander of Special Branch, knows the city's radical groups well enough to suspect that someone with decidedly more personal motives lit the deadly fuse. As he investigates the source of the fatal blast, Pitt is stunned to discover that the bombing was a calculated strike against the ranks of law enforcement. But still more shocking revelations await, as Pitt's inquiries lead him to a member of Parliament hoping for a lucrative business deal, a high-ranking police officer with secrets to keep, and an aristocratic opium addict seeking murderous revenge. As he pursues each increasingly threatening lead, Pitt finds himself impeded at every turn by the barriers put in place to protect the rich and powerful - barriers that, as they start to crumble, threaten to bury him alive.
"As Time Goes By" by Mary H. Clark, "Brush of Wings" by Kingsbury, "Darkness" by Karen Robards, "Face Time" by Hank Phillippi Ryan, "Family Jewels" by S. Woods, "Fast and Loose" by Fern Michaels, "Hide Away" by Iris Johansen, "Homecoming Book II-Maestro" by R.A. Salatore, "Most Wanted" by Scottoline, "No Safe Place" by Fern Michaels, "Once a Rancher" by Linda Miller, "Silence" by Lackey & Martin, "The Decent Proposal" by Kemper Donovan, "The Inheritance" by Michael Phillips, "The Last Mile" by Baldacci, "The Obsession" by Nora Roberts, "The Story of Kullervo" by J.R.R. Tolkien and "Til Death Do Us Part" by Amanda Quick.
"Eat Dirt" by Josh Axe, "Harvey Penick, The Life & Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf" by Kevin Robbins, "It's All Easy" by Gwyneth Paltrow, "Taxing the Rich" by Scheue and Stasavage, "The American Revolution - A Visual History by Smithsonian, "The Bob's Burgers Burger Book" and "The Estrogen Window" by Mache Seibel.
Large print fiction
"A Son's Vow" by Shelley Shepard Gray, "A Treasure Concealed" by Tracie Peterson, "As Time Goes By" by Mary H. Clark, "Coconut Cowboy" by Tim Dorsey, "End of the Gun" by H. A. DeRosse, "Family Jewels" by Stuart Woods, "If I Run" by Terri Blackstock, "Last Mile" by Baldacci, "Lightening Lingers" by Barbara Freethy, "Miller's Valley" by Anna Quindlen, "Miss Julia Inherits a Mess: by Ross, "Off the Grid" by C.J. Box, "Once a Rancher" by Linda L. Miller, "Online Broken Heart" by Kathleen Fuller, "Property of a Noblewoman" by Danielle Steel, "Psycho: Sanitarium" by Chet Williamson, "The Atonement"by Beverly Lewis, "The Mistletoe Inn" by Richard P. Evans, "The Trouble Kid" by Wayne D. Overholser, "The Obsession" by Nora Roberts and "Wedding Cake Murder" by Joanne Fluke,
Large print nonfiction
"No Safe Secret" by Fern Michaels and "What We Find" by Robyn Carr.
Large print western
"Rustler's Moon" by Jodi Thomas, "The Sundown Speech" by Loren Estleman and "Wagon Train West" by Lauran Paine.
"Hero Cats of Stellar City," Vol. I and The Crow King Saga and "Masakire Hilokubo" by Yu-Gi-Oh!
Book on CD
"Predator" by Wilbur Smith, "Private Paris" by Patterson/Sullivan, "The Obsession" by Nora Roberts and "Thunder at Dawn" (Western).
"Celebrity Cat Caper" by Warner, "Cinderella" by Jessica Gunderson, "Demi Gods and Magicians" by Rick Riorden, "Battle to the End,""Droids in Distress," Ezra's Duel With Danger," "Rise of the Rebels" — (Star Wars Saga) and "Guardians of the Galaxy" — 3 Issues.
"Bison" by David Anthony, "Combat," "Construction," and "Redstone (Minecraft Handbooks), "Caribou" and "Elk" by Joyce Jeffries, "Creative Gardening" and "Indoor Gardening" by Lisa J. Amstutz, "How to Survive a Tornado" by Marne Ventura, "How to Survive in the Wilderness" by Samantha Bell, "Grizzly Bear" by Joseph Stanley, "Jaguar" by Elizabeth Morgan, "Moose" by Amy B. Rogers and "Raymie Nightingale" by Di Camillo.
"The Force Awakens" (Lego Star Wars) and "Shell Shock" — Smith (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles).
Origin Stories from Sazaklis and Vecchio - "Batman," Green Lantern" and "Wonder Woman," "My First Book of Baseball" and "The Things I Love About Me" by Trace Moroney.
"10 Blondie Features," "A Brilliant Young Mind," "Adventures of Ma and Pa Kettle" Vol 1 & 2, "Back in Time," "Breakthrough," "Concussion," "Daddy's Home," "Forsaken," "Hunger Games Mockingjay"- Part 2, "I'll See You in My Dreams," "Spotlight," "Star Wars the Force Awakens," "Steve Jobs," "The Hateful Eight," "The Homestretch," "The Lady in the Van," "The Memory Book," "The Perfect Human Diet," "The Revenant" and "Welcome to Leith."
"Norm of the North" and "Open Season-Scared Silly."