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Vol. 12  Issue 3  Discover What’s New at Your Library! May / June 2011

NEW AT YOUR LIBRARY Summer Reading begins June 1st and crafts, and lots of summer reading fun! Printed Due Date Slips ends July 23. This year your library will offer three age categories, Children, Visit or call your local PCDL Branch to

Tweens, Teens, AND Adults. learn more about Summer Reading program dates. Patrons will see a change at the The themes this year are: One World, library the next time they visit. Many Stories (Children), You Are Here PCDL has begun using printed (Teens), and Novel Destinations due date slips in lieu of due date (Adults). stickers and dater guns. Anyone

As always, there will be prizes to earn who checks out materials will for minutes or books spent reading, receive a printed receipt that gives them the infor- (the adult drawing grand prize at the mation they need to return their items on time. Eaton branch is an eReader!), free The receipt shows each title, the date it is due, and weekly children & Teen programs, how many items were checked out this visit. It will also let you know the total of items you have Download eBooks Anytime, Anywhere checked out on your account overall. There is an added bonus - additional information can be Enjoy popular titles from the comfort of home added to the receipt such as book sale and library The library has offered cardholders of the lending period. There are no program dates. Watch the bottom of your receipt! the ability to download non-fiction late fees! According to PCDL’s System’s Librarian, Jennifer eBooks for quite some time via our With hundreds of popular fiction Murphy, “Our patrons have been asking for this Reference Databases. and non-fiction titles to choose change for awhile and the library is finally in the Now we are excited to announce the from, the new collection is guaran- position to provide it.” addition of best-selling and classic teed to have something for every- Why the change? Several reasons. eBooks available 24/7 from the one. You can download best-selling Receipts will be more convenient library’s website. novels, well-known classics, self- to use (no more stickers falling improvement guides, and much You can browse the off the backs of your items, or more. collection, check out with your li- covering the synopsis of paper- brary card, and download to PC, This new service, powered by Over- backs and DVDs!), save money (each receipt aver- Mac®, and many mobile Drive, is free with your library card. ages about 1¢) and eliminate the mess (and high devices *. To get started downloading eBooks cost) of stickers and dater guns. An additional visit the library’s website at To get started, you will need to bonus of the change -- no more sticker damage to www.pcdl.lib.oh.us . install free software. To read book covers! eBooks, you’ll need Adobe® Digital When can you start downloading What if you loose your receipt? No worries! Editions. Titles can be enjoyed im- your favorite books? This service is Simply call your library for your due dates. Or you mediately or transferred to a variety expected to launch in June . can log into your online library card account to of devices, including iPod®, Sony® see when your items are due. Reader™, and many others. Titles *Amazon’s Kindle does not accept will automatically expire at the end library e-books at this time.

 Library Admin. & Resource Center  450 S. Barron St. Eaton, OH 45320  (937) 456-4250  www.pcdl.lib.oh.us 2 Library Inklings: Director’s Column Abby Noland, Library Director E-books Schedule Time Very soon now you will be seeing fiction e-Books arriving for you at the May 27 11 am-Noon library. e-Books, as many of you are aware, are electronic books that can be downloaded to an e-reader or other mobile devices. E-readers Last session of the school year come in hundreds of hybrids now such as the B&N Nook, Pandigital, Sony and Amazon.com’s Kindle. Just a word of caution though to all of TOPIC those Kindle users - the Amazon Kindle, does not allow the public Magnetism library software, Overdrive, to download e-Books ---as yet. In mid-April Amazon announced that it would begin reconsidering its stance. LOCATION The library will offer e-Books from the Ohio e-Book Project . These are Eaton Library materials the library purchases on a shared system with other Ohio 301 N Barron St., Eaton libraries. Want to start downloading free eBooks now? Try out the Gutenberg Project at http://www.gutenberg.org

Reference Webpages: www.pcdl.lib.oh.us/reference/index.html More Information In order for you to have a better experience searching for information, our library webpages have been organized into a one-stop look. • Homeschool Hour meets the 4th Friday of the month All the information is there: databases (e-books and online articles), - unless otherwise noted. Call for location. our catalog, and webpages and even an online librarian 24/7 should you need help. • The program is for anyone who homeschools or is being homeschooled. Library Homepage • Soon the library homepage will have a new look. It will be more intui- Includes activities, experiments, & more valuable tive and less cluttered. A lot of thought went into this design to make learning resources. our pages easier to use. We hope you will like the new look that is • Meetings will be held at other PCDL branches coming in May. throughout the county come the fall. Summer Reading Begins June 1st! • Call Children’s Librarian Asst. Sonya Knisley for more And above and beyond all the technology, Summer Reading will be information at 456-4331. beginning soon. Amazing! Summer is just around the corner. Not only is this a fun and engaging program, study after study shows that chil- dren who enroll in public library Summer Reading Programs have a much easier time transitioning into the next grade. (But that's just the vegetable hidden in the dessert.) REFERENCE DATABASES Answers to Your Computer Questions Turn to PCDL’s SEARCHABLE DATABASES! Every Friday from 3-5 PM

SPOTLIGHT Individual Attention with a PCDL Computer Tech

 MS Windows-based PC Troubleshooting  Topics include: Browsers, Email, Security, MS Office, & Open Office.

Automotive Repair Information for DIY People. Library Administration Office 450 S. Barron ST., Eaton TO FIND IT: Go to: www.pcdl.lib.oh.us Limited to 8 - Reservations recommended.

Click on: Reference Desk Call Library Office at 456-4250 (M-F 8-5 PM) Web Resources: Select: Automotive Click on: Chiltonlibrary.com Library policy prohibits repairs/work on non-library computers. 3

On April 19 the children visiting the Camden Library en- joyed making Easter baskets and then filling them with June goodies.

Business Cents

The Preble County Chamber of Commerce and the Preble TOPIC County District Library have Active Plan: Learn to Project Your Business’ Future partnered to offer one- hour classes to help local business PRESENTERS owners improve their busi- Pat Newcomb ness know-how. Each class Small Business Development Ctr. easily fits into your lunch hour & and will be taught by knowl- Jon Heffner edgeable instructors. Heffner & Assoc., Ltd.

Take advantage of the oppor- DATE & LOCATION tunity to get expert advice to June 16 improve your business! Each Noon - 1PM class is designed to offer rele- Library Administration Office vant, up-to-date information. 450 S Barron St., Eaton

The cost is free to PC Cham- ber Members, or a fee of $5 INFORMATION 937-456-4250 for non-members. M-F 8am - 5pm

Business Cents Series Schedule

 July 21: David Siefert, Sinclair Community College Faculty Topic: Creating a Successful Business Plan . The Easter Bunny  August 18: Ray Potter, Human Resource. Topic: TBA visited the Eaton Library on May 11th for a photo  October 20: Matt Appenzeller & Abby Noland, PCDL op with many delighted Director Topic: Levering Your Experience children!

Director Glen Horton of SWON at the May Business Brown Bag. He presented “The Future of Marketing Will be in Your Hands”, a very informative and interesting discussion about the fast-paced world of electronic mobile devices and how they can help your business. News - A Job Well Done!  Preble County Room Assistant Marilyn Melling has compiled cemetery burial records from the Roselawn, Lower Lewisburg and Verona Cemeteries in Lewisburg, Ohio. The indexed binders Improve your business cents one lunch at a time! are available for use in the PC Room. Many of these records contain valuable family genealogy references.

Check us out on the Web!  PC Room Volunteer Steve Kleinhen has created digital scans of the burial records of Roselawn, Verona, and Lower Lewisburg Preble County Chamber of Commerce cemeteries. These records contain the name of the deceased, http://www.preblecountyohio.com/board.html birth & death dates and the cemetery of burial. These records will be available from the PCDL website soon.

Helpful Business Resources at the click of a mouse. http://www.pcdl.lib.oh.us/reference/business/index.html 4 Your library has its finger on the pulse of entertainment!

The Sixth Man / Series: Sean King & Michelle Maxwell, #5 Readers: Ron McLarty & Orlagh Cassidy

The Fifth Witness / Michael Connelly Series: Mickey Haller, #5 Reader: Peter Giles

Period Drama from BBC The Land of Painted Caves / Jean M. Auel Series: Earth’s Children, #6 Lark Rise to Candleford: The Complete Season One: Reader: Sandra Burr When young Laura Timmins leaves Lark Rise for a job at the local post office in Candleford, it feels as if she is departing to a different country. Her new life under the wing of the independent and effervescent post-mistress, Dorcas Lane, is eye-opening and excit- ing, but as Laura witnesses the scandals, feuds and struggles of the villagers and townsfolk, she realizes that she too has to face the future. Having turned her back on her childhood hamlet, she must find her own path to womanhood. Cast includes: Olivia Hallinan, Dawn French, More New DVDs Julia Sawalha, Liz Smith, Brendan Coyle, Claudie Blakley, Mark Heap, What Would Jesus Do?: What would happen if we Ben Miles, Olivia Grant, Linda Bassett, Karl Johnson. walked in His steps?

Feature Film Yogi Bear (DVD & Blu-ray): “ A documentary filmmaker Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer : Branded as travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon a 'nerd' and harassed by the school bully, 12-year-old crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Arthur is rescued by a magical troll who knows that Ranger Smith.” IMDb.com

the boy unwittingly holds the secret to defeat an evil The Chronicles of Narnia : The Voyage of the Dawn dragon. Arthur's loving mom, struggling to keep her Treader: “ Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia devious ex-husband from gaining custody of Arthur, with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with dismisses her son's 'fantasies' until she realizes the all Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal -too-real immediate danger and joins forces with Ar- ship The Dawn Treader.” IMDb.com thur, the troll, and a dashing but washed-up video game master. Together, they hope to conquer the dragon. PG-13 Monsters National Lampoon’s Dirty Movie (Rated-R) Television Tron: Legacy The Waltons: The Complete Eighth Season The Waltons: The Final Season: The Complete Ninth Season Zumba Fitness: 4 Disc series Weeds: Season Six (Adult Themes) Beginners; Advanced; Power; Abs, Buns & Thighs

See what the future holds for many popular authors! 5 Summer Forecast Message: May The library automatically purchases books by The Jefferson Key / Steve Berry ( Cotton Malone Action Thriller) many popular authors. If you are interested in A Drop of the Hard Stuff / Lawrence Block (Matthew Scudder Mystery) any of the titles listed here, please request them A Time for Patriots / Dale Brown (Thriller - America becomes a battleground) at your library. Rogue Warrior: The Domino Theory/ Richard Marcinko, Jim DeFelice (Action) Holds can be placed on any title currently Sixkill / Robert B. Parker (An original Spencer Novel) available from the library’s catalog. Buried Prey / John Sandford (Lucas Davenport series, #21) The Butterfly’s Daughter / Mary Alice Monroe (Transformational journey) June Fall Sneak-Peek One Summer / David Baldacci (Family Drama) The Kingdom / and Grant Blackwell (A Fargo Adventure, #3) Read on, but ONLY if you have the The Little Women Letters / Gabrielle Donnelly (Evokes the spirit of Louisa Mae patience to wait ‘til fall & winter! Alcott’s Little Women ) State of Wonder / Ann Patchett (Provocative novel set in the Amazonian jungle) SEPTEMBER The Devil Colony: A Sigma Force Novel / James Rollins (The Sigma Force, #7) Only Time Will Tell / Jeffrey Archer The Dark Inquiry / Deanna Raybourn (Lady Julia Grey Mystery, #5) Getting Off / Lawrence Block July The Measure of Magic (Legends of Shannara) / Smokin’ Seventeen / Janet Evanovich (Stephanie Plum Adventure, #17) Terry Brooks Buried Secrets / Joseph Finder (A Nick Heller Novel) Lethal / Sandra Brown The Silent Girl / Tess Gerritsen (Rizzoli & Isles, #9) The Race / Clive Cussler Now You See Her / James Patterson w/Michael Ledwidge (Thriller) Heart Wishes / Jude Deveraux Burnt Mountain / Anne Rivers Siddons (Mainstream Fiction) 1225 Christmas Tree Lane / Debbie Macomber Happy Birthday / (Turning point birthday for three people) Son of Stone / Stuart Woods

Full Black / Brad Thor (10th Scott Harvath thriller) OCTOBER The Big Switch (The War That Came Early) / Harry Turtledove (Alternate History) The Dovekeepers / Alice Hoffman August Shockwave / John Sandford The Nightmare Thief / Meg Gardiner (Groundbreaking forensic mystery series) The Best of Me /

Victory and Honor / W.E.B. Griffin (Honor Bound series, #6) NOVEMBER The Sixes: A Novel / Kate White (Mystery Thriller) Zero Day / David Baldacci Velva Jean Learns to Fly / Jennifer Niven (Coming of Age) The Wedding Quilt / Jennifer Chiaverini 11/26/63 / Kill Alex Cross / James Patterson Hotel Vendome / Danielle Steel I Am Half-sick of Shadows /

DECEMBER Vigilante / Stephen J. Cannell The Drop / Michael Connelly Red Mist / Patricia Cornwell V is for Vengeance / Death Benefit / Robin Cook 77 Shadow Street / Dean Koontz 6

Culinary Cop Mystery Michelle Lee West’s Comic Mystery If You Can’t Stand the Heat / Robin Allen: Poppy Gone with a Handsomer Man Markham practically grew up at the family restaurant in Austin, Texas, and, until recently, worked as a sous Take one out-of-work pastry chef . . . chef under her surly stepsister Ursula. Poppy's not Teeny Templeton believes that her life is sure if her dad will ever forgive her for leaving the finally on track. She’s getting married, she’s family business to become a public health inspector-- baking her own wedding cake, and she’s the most reviled figure in the restaurant industry--but leaving her troubled past behind. And then? when he asks her back into the kitchen to help out She finds her fiancé playing naked badmin- during the restaurant's grand re-opening, she can't ton with a couple of gorgeous, skanky refuse. Chaos ensues when the guest of honor, Michelin-rated chef chicks. Évariste Bontecou, is found stabbed to death with Ursula's knife.

Add a whole lot of trouble . . . Needless to say, the wedding is off. Adding insult to injury, her White House Gardner Mystery fiancé slaps a restraining order on her. When he’s found dead a Flowerbed of State / Dorothy St. James: Casey's pas- few days later, all fingers point to Teeny. sion for organic gardening and eye for detail have car- ried her into the most important patch of land in And stir like crazy! America...the White House. But while she's readying Her only hope is through an old boyfriend-turned-lawyer, the the final touches on an innovative cultivation program guy who broke her heart a decade ago. But dredging up the past for the First Lady to inspect, she's attacked from be- brings more than skeletons out of the closet, and Teeny doesn’t hind by an unknown assailant who then disappears. know who she can trust. With evidence mounting and the heat When she comes to, she notices some damaged foli- turning up, Teeny must also figure out where to live, how to sup- age that leads her and the Secret Service to a dead port herself, how to clear her name, and how to protect her woman in a trash can. With the biggest opportunity of her life ready heart. to bloom, and all the President's men plowing up her perfect plans, Gone with a Handsomer Man “ is Casey has to dig in and root out a killer before she ends up planted fun, funny, and fabulous!”--- herself... ON ORDER Janet Evanovich Shay O’Hanlon Mystery Psst! Peek into your 2011 mystery future! Bingo Barge Murder / Jessie Chandler: Shay O'Hanlon's This is a list of titles that will be available from publishers in July life as co-owner of The Rabbit Hole, a quirky-cool Min- and August. If you see an item that interests you, request it at neapolis coffee shop, is well caffeinated, but far from any PCDL branch. dangerous. All that changes when her lifelong friend Coop becomes a suspect in a murder case. July No Rest for the Dead: A serial novel featuring David Baldacci, Sandra Brown, Jeffery Deaver, and more The Real Macaw / A Piece of Cake Mystery Split Second: An FBI Thriller / Catherine Coulter A Sheetcake Named Desire / Jacklyn Brady: New All the Pretty Hearses (Bed-and-Breakfast) / Mary Daheim Orleans pastry chef Rita Lucero is out to bake her way to Let’s Play Dead (A Museum Mystery) / Sheila Connolly the top. But when she finds her almost ex-husband killed with a chef’s knife in his back, she becomes sus- August pect number one. Now it’s up to her to find the real kil- Back of Beyond (Standalone novel - NOT Joe Pickett) / C.J. Box ler before she winds up as the next victim served. Publi- Murder By Mocha / Cleo Coyle cation date: 8/2/11 ON ORDER Betrayal of Trust / J.A. Jance Till Death Do Us Bark / Judi McCoy 7

Available from publishers in May - See a title you like? Request at your library!

Title Author Series # New mysteries with rave reviews! Mind Your Own Beeswax Hannah Reed AKA Deb Baker Queen Bee Mystery 2 The Tender Mercy of Roses / Lost and Fondue Avery Aames Cheese Shop Mystery 2 Anna Michaels (Literary AKA Dean James Classified as Murder Miranda James Cat in the Stacks Mystery 2 Mystery): “ While the body of Murder Under Cover Kate Carlisle Bibliophile Mystery 4 rodeo star Pony Jones lies Clutches and Curses Dorothy Howell Haley Randolph Mystery 4 motionless in the northern Shake Murder and Roll Gail Oust Bunko Babes Bystery 3 Alabama woods, her spirit is on a mission to find her killer. The Wedding Shawl Sally Goldenbaum Seaside Knitters Mystery 5 Invisible to the eye but not to An Uninvited Ghost E.J. Copperman Haunted Guesthouse Mystery 2 the sixth sense, Pony must guide the living Make, Take, Murder Joanne Campbell-Slan Scrap-n-Craft Mystery 4 to truth.” www. bookreporter.com

Available from publishers in June - See a title you like? Request at your library! Graveminder / Melissa Marr (Debut adult title - an Ameri- DEBUT Classic in the Barn Amy Myers Car Detective 1 can Gothic): Three sips to To Sketch a Thief Sharon Pape Portrait of Crime Mystery 2 mind the dead . . .Rebekkah Vision Impossible Victoria Laurie Psychic Eye Mystery 9 Barrow never forgot the at- tention her grandmother Sentenced to Death Lorna Barrett AKA Lorraine Bartlett Booktown Mystery 5 Maylene bestowed upon the DEBUT Dire Threads Janet Bolin Threadville Mystery 1 dead of Claysville, the small Grace Interrupted Julie Hyzy Manor House Mystery 1 town where Bek spent her adolescence. Hexes and Hemlines Juliet Blackwell Witchcraft Mystery 3 There wasn't a funeral that Maylene didn't attend, and at each one Rebekkah watched Parfait Murder Wendy Lyn Watson Mystery a la Mode Mystery 3 as Maylene performed the same unusual Ink Flamingos Karen E Olson Tattoo Shop Mystery 4 ritual: She took three sips from a silver flask Finger Lickin' Dead Riley Adams Memphis BBQ Mystery 2 and spoke the words "Sleep well, and stay Bones of a Feather Carolyn Haines Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery 11 where I put you."

Now Maylene is dead, and Bek must go These Just In! These Just In! back to the place she left a decade earlier. She soon discovers that Claysville is not just One Was a Soldier, #7 / Julia Spencer Fleming Stitch Me Deadly / Amanda Lee the sleepy town she remembers, and that A Decadent Way to Die / G.A. McKevett Home for a Spell, #7 / Madelyn Alt Maylene had good reason for her odd tradi- Murder of a Bookstore Babe / Denise Swanson Devil’s Food Cake Murder / JoAnn Fluke tions...Only the Graveminder...can set Town in a Lobster Stew / B.B. Haywood India Black / Carol K. Carr things right once the dead begin to walk. Blast from the Past / Toni P. Kelner A Lesson in Secrets / Jacqueline Winsper among the living. Cold Wind / C.J. Box Pumped for Murder / Elaine Viets Deadly Threads / Jane K. Dead Reckoning / Cleland: Fashions fade, but Hiss of Death / Rita Mae Brown death is eternal in Agatha Live Wire / Harlan Coben finalist Jane K. Cleland’s irre- Death on Tour / Janice Hamrick sistible new blend of vintage and vengeance. Josie Pres- cott has begun hosting classes at her antiques and appraisals shop, nestled in the cozy little coastal town of Rocky Point, New Hamp- Watch for it! shire. The next class is on building a great vintage clothing collection. But when guest The Map of Time / Felix J. Palma: A page turner in which a lecturer Riley Jordan is late, Josie begins skeptical H.G. Wells is called upon to investigate purported class by reaching under a display table for a incidents of time-travel and save lives. dazzling pair of Chanel heels. But instead of the heels, she finds Riley, dead. When it

“Spanish author Palma makes his U.S. debut with the brilliant first in a looks as if one of Josie’s employees may be trilogy, an intriguing thriller that explores the ramifications of time travel involved in the murder, she teams up with in three intersecting narratives.” Publisher’s Weekly the local police chief to investigate. #6 8

Highly Recommended Take Note - Excellent New Series Book two in Carol Berg’s Renaissance Fantasy Collegia Magica series. 1st in the fantasy Spiritwalker Trilogy

Soul Mirror / Carol Berg: With no magic talent of Cold Magic / Kate Elliott: Cat her own, Anne de Vernase must take on her sister's Barahal was the only survivor of the magical legacy to unravel the secrets behind the dark flood that took her parents. Raised by sorcery besieging the royal city of Merona-and to un- her extended family, she and her cover the truth behind her sister's death. cousin, Bee, are unaware of the dangers that threaten them both. Though they Review: The synopsis doesn’t do this highly absorbing are in the beginning of the Industrial tale justice! From page one I became absolutely im- Age, magic - and the power of the Cold mersed in Anne de Vernase’s magical story. She starts out as an untested Mages - still hold sway. young woman who slowly develops into a fascinating creature willing to Now, betrayed by her family and forced seek the truth about her family and herself - even as it goes against eve- to marry a powerful Cold Mage, Cat will be drawn into a rything she had been led to believe. Her character begins as a tortured labyrinth of politics. There she will learn the full ruthless- soul, helpless to all that has gone on around her - the loss of her parents, ness of the rule of the Cold Mages. What do the Cold her brother, and finally her sister Lianelle. But rather than wallow in sor- Mages want from her? And who will help Cat in her strug- row and defeat, she takes on the challenges that confront her, becoming gle against them?

a strong and determined young woman who doesn’t let circumstances Review: The action in this book never lets up - - it’s a stand in her way. She winds up saving her family and herself - while res- breathless adventure that will have readers hanging on by cuing the hero-in-distress along the way. You’ll come to admire Anne’s the skin of their teeth! This book has it all - spirit by the book’s end. adventure, betrayal, magic, romance - and that’s all within The Spirit Lens was the first book in this fantasy trilogy and the story the first sixty pages! focused on failed student of magic and librarian Portier de Savin-Duplais The world building is fantastic. Kate Elliott has the ability to and a plot to assassinate Sabria’s King Philippe. It too is well worth your create an entire world that is both complex and easy for time - though you don’t have to read the first book (I’m reading it now ) the reader to slip into. This series promises to be a gift to to thoroughly enjoy the second. the reader. You’ll want to tear into this package. C. Richter Overall, Berg’s magical world is detailed without being overdone; her ON ORDER

prose lyrical without being stodgy; her characters so distinctive that you NOTE: The second book in the series, COLD FIRE, will be will still be thinking about them long after you’ve read the last word. published in September, 2011. There is a slowly evolving love story as well, but its outcome will totally surprise you. And as evil characters go, the sorcerer Dante will fascinate anyone who has ever been drawn to the redeemable bad boy. He’s cruel, he’s wicked, he’s totally bad to the bone. Does he pose a challenge too irresistible for our heroine to resist? I’ll never tell….but the answer is yours if you’re willing to read for it. ~ C. Richter ~ USA Today bestselling author Tara Taylor Quinn introduces her latest book, a reality- New from Claire Cook (Author of Must Love Dogs) based romance entitled “It Happened on

Maple Street” . This is her real life love Best Staged Plans: As a professional home stager, Sandy story - a journey through darkness and Sullivan is an expert at transforming cluttered rooms into strife - that eventually led her to the love of attractive houses ready for sale. If only reinventing her life her life, Preble County local Tim Barney. were as easy as choosing the perfect paint color. She's eager to put her family's suburban Boston home on the Tara says, “This is a one of a kind story. I market, to downsize, and to simplify her own life. But she know. Because I wrote it. And I am must first deal with her foot-dragging husband and her never going to write another one like it. grown son, who has moved back home after college to Life is a journey and this is mine…” inhabit the basement "bat cave."...Filled with characters who are fresh and original, yet recognizable enough to live in your neighborhood plus Tara's Real Life Love Story featuring plenty of great tips and tricks for fixing up houses, and lives this is a wise Tara Taylor Quinn and Tim Barney. and witty story of letting go and moving on. ON ORDER www.tarataylorquinn.com 9 Fabulous Titles On Order & Comin’ Soon! The following titles will be released this summer. They are on order. If you see a title that interests you, please request it at your library. These Just in! The Bake-Off / Beth Kendrick The Friendship Bread / Darien Gee These books have just arrived and will be available from Just for Kicks / Susan Andersen the library catalog soon! If You Were Here: A Novel / Jen Lancaster The Midwife’s Confession / Diane Chamberlaine Quicksilver : An Arcane Society Novel / Amanda Quick Just Like Heaven (The Smythe-Smiths) / Julia Quinn Eve : A Novel / Iris Johansen Dragon Bound / Thea Harrison Driftwood Cottage / Sherryl Woods The Secret Desires of a Governess / Tiffany Clare Dante Valentine : The Complete Series / Lilith Saintcrow Dangerous in Diamonds / Madeline Hunter Lover Unleashed / J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood) Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke’s Heart / Sarah Maclean A Turn in the Road / Debbie Macomber Touch of a Thief / Mia Marlowe An Engagement in Seattle / Debbie Macomber Nowhere Near Respectable / Mary Jo Putney Blown Away / Sharon Sala Demon Hunting in Dixie / Lexi George Blood Challenge : A Novel of the Lupi / Eileen Wilks The Vampire Narcise (Book of Regency Draculia) / Colleen Gleason At Hidden Falls / Barbara Freethy Spell Bound / Kelley Armstrong (Otherworld series, #2) Ghouls, Ghouls, Ghouls / Victoria Laurie The Lantern / Deborah Lawrenson Fired Up / Jayne Ann Krentz Witches of East End / Melissa de la Cruz (Debut Adult Novel) Secrets of a Demon / Diana Rowland (Kara Gillian series, #3) Scared to Death / Wendy Corsi Staub Yours for the Taking / Robin Kaye I Dream of Genies / Judi Fennell True Colors / Joyce Lamb The Sentinel Mage / Emily Gee Wedding of the Season / Laura Lee Guhrke Skin Heat / Ava Gray A Creed in Stone Creek / Linda Lael Miller Live Wire / Lora Leigh Invincible / Joan Johnston Navarro’s Promise / Lora Leigh (Breeds series) Cloudy with a Chance of Marriage / Kiernan Kramer Phoenix Rising / Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris (A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences) Forecast: Books available from publishers in July and August. See something you like? Request it at your library! Beach Books! July Escape / Barbara Delinsky Summer in the South / Cathy Holton The Creed Legacy / Linda Lael Miller Summer Rental / Mary Kay Andrews Can’t Hurry Love / Christie Ridgway The Devilish Montague / Patricia Rice The Summer of Us / Holly Chamberlin Justice / Karen Robards Ten Beach Road / Wendy Wax Shameless / Anne Stuart Folly Beach / Dorothea Benton Frank (Lowcounty Tales) Give Me a Texas Outlaw / Jodi Thomas One Summer / JoAnn Ross August The Bride Wore Scarlet / Liz Carlyle Trust / Janet Dailey The Ideal Man / Julie Garwood Sacred Evil / Heather Graham Retribution / Sherrilyn Kenyon Only Mine (Fools Gold Series #4) / Susan Mallery 10 Psst! Gals enjoy ‘em too!

New Arrivals Available Soon! Must-Read Misery Bay: An Alex McKnight Novel, #8 / Steve Ham- The Emperor’s Tomb / Steve Berry: The tomb of ilton: “In Hamilton's superb eighth suspense novel China’s First Emperor, guarded by an under- featuring PI Alex McKnight (after A Stolen Season), ground army of terra-cotta warriors, has re- McKnight looks into the murders of three young peo- mained sealed for more than 2,000 years. ple, all made to look like suicides.” Publisher’s Weekly Though it’s regarded as one of the greatest ar- chaeological sites in the world, the Chinese gov- The Good and the Ghastly / James Boice: ernment won’t allow anyone to open it. Why? From an author who has been compared to Chuck Palahniuk and Bret Easton Ellis comes an edgy gangster That question is at the heart of a dilemma faced noir epic set 1,000 years in the Future. by former Justice Department operative Cotton Malone, whose life is shattered when he receives an anonymous note carrying Agent X / Noah Boyd: Ex-FBI agent an unfamiliar Web address. Logging on, he sees Cassiopeia Vitt, Steve Vail navigates a maze of hidden a woman who’s saved his life more than once, being tortured at codes and brain-teasing puzzles to stay the hands of a mysterious man who has a single demand: Bring hot on the trail of a band of Russian me the artifact she’s asked you to keep safe. The only problem is, spies in this breathtaking follow-up to Malone doesn’t have a clue what the man is talking about, since his NY Times bestselling debut, The Cassiopeia has left nothing with him. So begins Malone’s most Bricklayer . harrowing adventure to date—one that offers up astounding historical revelations, pits him against a ruthless ancient brother- Against All Enemies / Tom Clancy In a story that races hood, and sends him from Denmark to Belgium to Vietnam then from the remote, war-scarred landscapes of the Mid- on to China, a vast and mysterious land where danger lurks at dle East to the blood-soaked chaos of the U.S.-Mexico every turn. 6th in the series. border, Tom Clancy once again delivers a heart- stopping thriller that is frighteningly close to reality. Introduces new hero, Maxwell Moore. Popular Authors

One Rough Man / Brad Taylor: They call it the Task- Toys / James Patterson force. Their existence is as essential as it is illegal. 10th Anniversary / James Patterson & Maxine Paetro Commissioned at the highest level of the U.S. govern- A Heartbeat Away / Michael Palmer ment. Protected from the prying eyes of Congress and The Devil’s Light / Richard North Patterson the media. Built around the top operators from across The Fifth Witness / Michael Connelly the clandestine, intelligence, and special forces land- Redemption Kansas / James Reasoner (Western) scape. Designed to operate outside the bounds of U.S. The Bride Collector / Ted Dekker law. Trained to exist on the ragged edge of human capability.

Pike Logan was the most successful operator on the Taskforce, his instincts and talents unrivaled-until personal tragedy permanently Ace Atkins - New Series Debut altered his outlook on the world. Pike knows what the rest of the country might not want to admit: The real threat isn't from any na- The Ranger: Northeast Mississippi, hill country, tion, any government, any terrorist group. The real threat is one or rugged and notorious for outlaws since the Civil two men, controlled by ideology, operating independently, in posses- War, where killings are as commonplace as in the sion of a powerful weapon. Old West. To Quinn Colson, it's home-but not the

home he left when he went to Afghanistan. Buried in a stack of intercepted chatter is evidence of two such men. Now an Army Ranger, he returns to a place over- The transcripts are scheduled for analysis in three months. The at- run by corruption, and finds his uncle, the county tack is mere days away. It is their bad luck that they're about to cross sheriff, dead-a suicide, he's told, but others whis- paths with Pike Logan. And Pike Logan has nothing left to lose. per murder. In the days that follow, it will be up to Colson to

discover the truth, not only about his uncle, but about his family, Vince Flynn and Brad Thor, move over: introduc- his friends, his town, and not least about himself. And once the ing a pulse-pounding new international thriller truth is discovered, there is no turning back. series by a former Delta Force commander. "One of the best crime writers at work today." - Michael Connelly 11

Nonfiction Biography Politics Jeannie Out of the Bott le Barbara Eden A Simple Government / Mike Huckabee Revolt! / Dick Morris and Eileen McGann I’m Over That Shirley MacLaine

True Crime / Triumph Over Adversity Against All Odds The Mormon Murders / Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith Scott Brown

33 Men: Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Undisputed Miners / Jonathan Franklin Chris Jericho with Peter Thomas Fortunale

The King’s Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy / Mark Logue Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia & Peter Conrade Michael Korda

World of Computers / Social Media / Business True You Janet Jackson with David Ritz The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Facebook / Joe Kraynak Dancing Lessons Facebook and Twitter for Seniors for Dummies / Marsha Collier Cheryl Burke Windows 7: The Missing Manual / David Pogue All My Life Building a Web Site for Dummies / David A. Crowder Susan Lucci The Small Business Start-up Kit / Peri H. Pakroo Bossypants Win: The Key Principles to Take Your Business from Ordinary to Extraordi- Tina Fey nary / Frank I. Luntz All That is Bitter and Sweet 20 Retirement Decisions you Need to Make Right Now / Ray E. Levitre Ashley Judd

For Women From This Moment On Sexy Women Eat / Divya Gugnani Shania Twain (ON ORDER) The Best Advice I ever Got / Katie Couric Second Blooming for Women / Kathleen Vestral Logan You Know When the Men are Gone / Siobhan Fallon Women Heroes of World War II / Kathryn J. Atwood Books to help make those 4-H projects so much easier! This is Getting Old: Zen Thoughts on Aging with Humor and Dignity / Susan Uniform Rules for 4-H Horse Shows Moon Dairy Resource Handbook The Natural Menopause Handbook / Amanda McQuade Crawford National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program

To Your Health Dog Resource Handbook Llama and Alpaca Resource Handbook Green Tea Living / Toshimi A. KayKI Sheep Resource Handbook for Market and Breeding Projects The Low GI Guide to Living Well with PCOs / Jennie Brand-Miller Swine Resource Handbook for Market and Breeding Projects No More Headaches / Julie Slattery Swine Resource Handbook for Market and Breeding Projects Living With Stroke: A Guide for Families / Richard C. Senelick Pocket Pets Resource Handbook 100 Simple Things You can do to Prevent Alzheimer’s and Age Related Mem- Beef Resource Handbook ory Loss / Jean Carpenter Goat Resource Handbook Parenting 101 Digital Photography Raising Twins from Pregnancy to Preschool / Shelly Vaziri Flais Training Horses 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 / Thomas W. Phelan Raising Chickens Regret Free Parenting / Catherine Hickem Dog Training and Dog Tricks You’re Not the Boss of Me / Betsy Brown Braun Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits / Bob Bennett The Smart Stepdad / Ron L. Deal 12

Your library keeps your changing needs in mind Reminders…

An interactive program We Care: A Caregiver’s Sup- port Group meets the first for nursing home Monday of every month at residents 2 PM at the Senior Center in Eaton. The programs last 1–1-½ hours. Volunteer caregivers will provide on-site Our themes this month for Beyond Books will revolve around assistance with your loved one. The Senior Center will provide FREE handicapped accessible transportation. the month of June and fathers for Father’s Day. Call the Senior Center one week before the meeting to schedule transportation (456-4947). We Care is spon- Beyond Books is made possible through kind donations sored by the Preble County Council on Aging, Preble from our community. To donate, please contact County District Library, Heartland, Vancrest, Greenbriar, Marlene Ressler at 456-4376. and Crossroads. Schedule: All Programs & events begin at 2PM Kinship Konnection meets the 2nd Friday of every month at 10 AM at the Senior Center June 6: “Home Safety” presented by Heartland

in Eaton -- 800 E. St. Clair St. If you, or some- For more information regarding programs one you know, is in the position of raising someone mentioned on this page, contact Outreach Coordinator Marlene Ressler, PCDL at else’s children, PLEASE give this unique, supportive 456-4376 or Juanita Moore, Preble County group a try. Council On Aging, at 456-4947.

New Large Print Books Senior Sensitivity Awareness Training

Dead or Alive / Tom Clancy Outreach Coordinator, Marlene Ressler has created a program called “Senior Sensitivity Awareness Training” that she presented at the Ohio Libraries Happy Ever After / Nora Roberts 2011 Council Chapter Conferences. The training is used as a way to help peo- ple become more sensitive to the many difficult obstacles older people Magnolia / Diana Palmer experience as they age and/or suffer with health issues such as stroke.

The Shadow of Your Smile / Marlene writes: Thirty-one people attended the program at the Southwest The Outlaws / W.E.B. Griffin Conference. As part of the program, I had them try to complete simple tasks while using a wheelchair and a walker. Several of them commented on how Crescent Dawn / Clive Cussler hard it was to get around, especially while trying to do something as simple Damage / John Lescroart as carry several library books.

The Judas Gate / Jack Higgins Many older adults suffer from a breakdown on the tissue in their feet. They say it feels like they are walking on stones. To get an idea of how this feels, I Available by May 13th! had audience members place beans in their shoes. What an eye-opener that was! Older adults also loose the sensitivity in their fingers. To showcase this, I A Man’s Heart / Lori Copeland had people put on a pair of rubber gloves, reach into a covered box, and try to identify items inside. You would be surprised at how hard this can be! The Girl in the Gatehouse / Julie Klassen After the program, one audience member spoke to me of a family member The Lies that Bind / Kate Carlisle who had experienced a stroke. She said that some in the family didn't under- A Killer Crop / Sheila Connolly stand why the person was having such a hard time doing simple tasks. She said she was going to use the information she learned in the class to help The Long Quiche Goodbye / Avery Aames them understand the problems one can face after a stroke.

Water for Elephants / Sara Gruen If only one person is made more sensitive to the problems that many older High Society: The Life of Grace Kelly / Donald Spota adults experience, then I will call my sensitivity program a huge success.

All e-Readers can be set to LARGE PRINT! No more waiting for your favorite book to come out in large print! 13

212 S. High St., West Manchester OH 45382 Phone: (937) 678-8503 Hours: Mon 10am-5pm; Wed 2pm-7pm; Sat 9:30am-12:30pm Nancy Hannah, Branch Librarian Tabitha Nies, Library Asst. Easter Fun @ the Library The Easter Program that we had at “special egg” and the person who West Manchester was a HUGE suc- found that got a special prize. Every- cess! We had thirty people in atten- one got to pick from a selection of dance. How exciting!! Every child prizes as well. came in was ecstatic to get their When there was a lull, we had an faces painted. We even had some impromptu story time. A volunteer adults get theirs done too! While read a story aloud to the kids while Washcloth bunnies waiting to get faces painted, there others were finishing up their crafts. was a craft that everyone could do. Adorrrrr-able! The children were hanging on every We made bunnies out of washcloths. word and were actively participating They turned out to be a big hit and Pictured Top (L-R): in questions being asked. It was a were ADORABLE! Destiny Kimbler & great idea! Makayla Turner. Due to the rain, we were unable to Everyone left with smiles, painted play the games that we had planned, faces, newly made bunnies and good- but that’s okay because we impro- ies. It turned out to be a dreary day, vised. We had originally planned to but with all those smiling faces, it do a sack race and an egg roll, but brightened right up! It was a fantas- Pictured: (L-R): Jesse instead, we had our own version of tic program and we hope for more James Howard and an egg hunt. Pieces of paper were cut just like it! ~Tabitha Nies~ James Hannah. out in the shape of eggs and hidden around the library. There was a

150 N. Main St., Eldorado OH 45321 Phone: (937)273-4933 Hours: Tues 10am-5pm; Thurs 2pm-7pm; Sat 1pm-4pm Nancy Hannah, Branch Librarian Library Asst. Tabitha Nies

The Eldorado Library held a Most Creative Valentine Card Contest in February. The winners were: 1st Place: Althea Sullenbarger 2nd Place: Vicki Witmer Easter Program

Our program at the Eldorado branch was fun! The kids really enjoyed getting their faces painted and making the bunny craft. At first, they were shy but with a little encouragement they really began to enjoy themselves, their faces lighting up with excitement. They enjoyed the craft so much that

1st Place Card 2nd Place Card they wanted to make two! Who were we to deny them? Althea Sullenbarger Vicki Witmer So two it was! ~Tabitha Nies~ For more information regarding library programs & events, please see our monthly Program Calendar @www.pcdl.lib.oh.us 14 Stories of Love and Faith

These Just In! Popular Series Draws to an End Bake Until Golden: The Potluck Cater- Sarah’s Gift (Pleasant Valley, 4) / Marta Perry ing Club / Linda Evans Shepherd and Patchwork Dreams: The Amish of Seymour / Laura V. Hilton Eva Mari Everson The Crossing (The Last Cavalier, 1) / Gilbert Morris From the Back Cover: A Place of Peace (Kauffman Amish Bakery, 3) / Amy Clipston The ladies of the Potluck Catering Club Made to Crave / Lysa Terkeurst may have thought that competing on Ella’s Wish / Jerry S. Eicher The Great Party Showdown reality show Against the Wind (Zion Diaries) / Bodie & Brock Thoene in would be the biggest Vicious Cycle / Terri Blackstock adventure of their lives. But they What the Heart Sees (A collection of Amish Romances) / weren't counting on the strange goings-on they would confront when they returned to Summit View, Colorado. Kathleen Fuller

Kaydie / Penny Zeller When a shocking event rocks their small town, the ladies The First Ember / DiAnn Mills are stunned--especially when the fingers start pointing at The Brotherhood: A Precinct 11 Novel / Jerry B. Jenks one of them. Will old friends stick together through their Plain Wisdom / Cindy Woodsmall & Miriam Flaud trials? Or will they be torn apart by tragedy? Turbulence / Dana Mentink (Loved Inspired Suspense) Tomorrow’s Garden (Texas Dreams, 3) / Amanda Cabot Final Book in the series. Over the Edge / Brandilyn Collins Beside Still Waters / Tricia Goyer No Safe Haven / Kimberley Woodhouse Unexpected Love / Andrea Boeshaar Debut series from two popular authors Plain Proposal (Daughter’s of Promise) / Beth Wiseman Promises to Keep / Ann Tatlock Kentucky Brothers series by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Creating Buzz The Journey: Discover along with Titus Fisher how life can begin anew in Christian County, Kentucky. A young boy emerges from life-saving surgery with Moving from Pennsylvania, finding rewarding work, remarkable stories of his visit to heaven. and leaving a broken romance behind is the best Heaven is For Real: A Little Boy’s decision Titus ever made. But is he ready to con- Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven sider love again when he meets two women: one and Back / Todd Burpo with Lynn who seems perfectly suited for any Amish man and Vincent: Heaven Is for Real is the true one who challenges long held ideas of the woman s story of the four-year old son of a small role. Who will Titus chose, and will it be the right town Nebraska pastor who during emer- choice? gency surgery slips from consciousness The Women of Lancaster County series by Mindy Starns and enters heaven. Clark and Leslie Gould

He survives and begins talking about being able to look down and see the doctor operating and his dad praying in The Amish Midwife: A dusty carved box containing the waiting room. The family didn't know what to believe two locks of hair and a century-old letter regarding but soon the evidence was clear. property in Switzerland, and a burning desire to learn about her biological family lead nurse-midwife Lexie Told by the father, but often in Colton's own words, the Jaeger from her home in Oregon to the heart of disarmingly simple message is heaven is a real place, Jesus Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets Marta really loves children, and be ready, there is a coming last Bayer, a mysterious lay-midwife who desperately battle. needs help after an Amish client and her baby die. 15 Kitchen & More

Latest Cook Books Miscellaneous

 Eva’s Kitchen / Eva Longoria: [The] actress shares one hun- Canning for a New Generation / Liana Krissoff (available soon) dred of her favorite recipes, such as spicy roasted brussels Complete Book of Home Preserving / Judi Kingry & Lauren Devine sprouts and lemon lime tilapia, as well as culinary tips, per- Put ‘em Up! / Sherri Brooks Vinton sonal stories, and photographs of her family and friends. Complete Guide to Food Preservation / Angela Williams Duea  The Pioneer Woman Cooks / Ree Drummond Building Chicken Coops for Dummies / Todd Brock, et al.  Martha Stewart’s Pies and Tarts / Martha Stewart Avoiding the Con in Construction / Kia Ricchi  Veganist / Kathy Freston Solar Power Your Home for Dummies / Rik DeGunther  Essentials of Asian Cuisine / Corinne Trang  Easy Chinese Stir-fries / Helen Chen  Easy Asian Noodles / Helen Chen  Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous / Joan Nathan  Baking Artisan Bread / Ciril Hitz  Taste of Home Contest Winning Annual Recipes 2011  The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book / Kelly Rudnicki Popular Diets & Diet Cook Books

The 17-Day Diet / Mike Moreno: If you need to shed pounds fast and in a safe, effective, and last- ing way, this is the book for you! Unlike many diet programs that starve you down to size, Dr. Mike Moreno’s 17 Day Diet relies on proven methods to help you take weight off and keep it off for good—whether you’ve got 10 pounds to lose or 100. His revolutionary program adjusts your body metabolically so that you burn fat day in and day out. The program is structured around four 17 day cycles: Accelerate —the rapid weight loss portion that helps flush sugar and fat storage from your system Activate —the metabolic restart portion with alternating low and high calorie days to help shed body fat Achieve —this phase is about learning to control portions and intro- ducing new fitness routines Arrive —a combination of the first three cycles to keep good habits up for good. On weekends, enjoy your favorite foods! The New York Times bestselling author of Naturally Thin and

The Skinnygirl Dish , Bethenny Frankel takes us on an empower- ing journey to A PLACE OF YES. Hungry Girl 300 Under 300 / Lisa Lillien: This book features THREE HUNDRED satisfying and delicious recipes A Place of Yes : Ten Rules for Getting Every- for full-on meals. Breakfast, lunch & dinner thing You Want Out of Life / Bethany Frankel dishes, plus snazzy starters and sides, that with Eve Adamson: BETHENNY FRANKEL’S no- nonsense, tell-it-like-it-is personality won over contain less than 300 calories each! In ad- countless fans, and made her a nationally dition to CROCK-POT recipes, FOIL PACKS, bestselling author and the star of her own hit and other HG favorites, this book serves up Bravo show Bethenny Getting Married? Now more than SEVENTY-FIVE soon-to-be- Bethenny opens up and shares the obstacles she overcame and the great success she has famous HG TRIOS: three-ingredient com- enjoyed while discovering how to approach bos that take easy to a whole new level! life from “A Place of Yes.” 16


Minute To Win It! AMILY IGHT Evenings have become extra special at the Eaton Library when Family Fun Night programs are offered free for families to enjoy. Teresa Deaton, our very talented and creative Children’s Librar- ian, has spiced up the last few winter months with fun and excit- ing events that brought friends and families together to play games, make crafts, watch puppet shows, pet snakes, enter con- tests for prizes, and simply enjoy being together as a family.

In February, the Youth Department hosted a “Minute It to Win It” Contest for tweens and teens. They played five different games Family Fun Night Mardi Gras that included Penny Hose and This Blows , inspired by the popular NBC game show . Everyone had a blast trying their hand at the fun but challenging games! The overall winner was Echo Gregg. She won a $25 Walmart gift card.

Everyone got into the Mardi Gras spirit in March when the Youth Department challenged families to a Mardi Gras Shoe Box Float contest. Families were asked to create a Mardi Gras float by deco- rating a shoe box. Danita Cook, head of adult programming, jumped on board and served a Mardi Gras feast of gumbo/ jambalaya, king cake, and gorilla bread. Family Fun Night Mardi Gras drew a large crowd of over 65 people. They played games, watched a “Blues Brothers” puppet play put on by Teresa and her talented crew, and enjoyed New Orleans-style refreshments. The Mardi Gras Shoe Box Float winners: The Honaker Family! shoe box floats were all so creative that it was difficult to pick a winner. In the end, the Honaker family took the prize – a $50 Bob Evans Restaurant gift card. Family Fun Night Programs

Fun  Free  Family-Friendly! Library Administration Office 450 S. Barron St. Youth Department: Who’s Who Eaton OH 8am - 5pm Mon-Fri Teresa Deaton Coordinator of Youth Services Eaton Branch Manager

Sarah Lawson Youth Department Asst. Call 456-4250 for availability of service. Sonya Knisley Youth Department Asst. Homeschool Coordinator

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