A series of new books titled Home Front Heroes are now in the library. They include: Doing My Part, The No-No Boys, V for Victory and Wave Me Good-Bye. These are of more interest to the younger readers.
For the Adults and Teens: Dancing in Combat Boots and Stories of American Women in WWII. The Author is Cornelia Funk and wife of Roger Funk who has relatives in this area.
Several new books are now ready to be checked out including large print. There are too many to list so come in and see what is available.
Have you been doing your part? Krystin Uhlenkott is collecting tabs from aluminum cans for her senior project and needs more to meet her goal. Should have mentioned this before Super Bowl. They may be turned in to Carol at City Hall.
Plans are being made for National Library Month with an open house to be held in April. This will give the public a chance to see the improvements that have been made this past year and how important the Bräts and Brew is for to the library.
Mardel is still recovering from pneumonia and we hope to see her back soon.
Congratulations to Coach Mader and her basketball team for representing us so well throughout the season and at State. You did us proud.
Natalie's book reviews
Here is another book review from the Prairie Community Library by Natalie Williams. This book is adult fiction.
by Ken Follett
A thirteen-year-old Welsh boy enters a man’s world in the mining pits.…An American law student rejected in love finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson’s White House.… A housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Maud Fitzherbert herself crosses deep into forbidden territory when she falls in love with a German spy.…And two orphaned Russian brothers embark on radically different paths when their plan to emigrate to America falls afoul of war, conscription, and revolution.
From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty, Fall of Giants takes us into the inextricably entangled fates of five families—and into a century that we thought we knew, but that now will never seem the same again.…