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11/24/2017
: Library closed
11/27/2017
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
11/27/2017
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
11/29/2017
10:00 AM: Drop-in Story Hour with Nana
11/30/2017
6:30 PM: Color Your World Adult Coloring Club
12/02/2017
11:00 AM: Tail Waggin' Tutors
12/03/2017
4:30 PM: "Classical Christmas" Concert
12/04/2017
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
12/04/2017
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
12/04/2017
5:30 PM: Tail Waggin' Tutors
12/04/2017
6:00 PM: Hour of Code with Rob Freeman
12/05/2017
4:30 PM: Pine Cone Christmas Tree Craft for Kids
12/05/2017
4:30 PM: Lego Club for grades K-5
12/06/2017
10:00 AM: Drop-in Story Hour with Nana
12/06/2017
6:30 PM: Essential Oils Make and Take with Christy Lent Miller
12/06/2017
7:30 PM: Board of Trustees meeting
12/07/2017
10:30 AM: Cookie Decorating for Kids
12/07/2017
6:30 PM: Holiday/Winter Stamping Craft
12/09/2017
10:00 AM: Holiday Train Display
12/11/2017
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
12/11/2017
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
12/12/2017
: Happy Hanukkah!
12/13/2017
10:00 AM: Drop-in Story Hour with Nana
12/13/2017
4:30 PM: Lego Club for grades K-5
12/13/2017
4:30 PM: Art for Kids ages 5 and older
12/13/2017
6:30 PM: Wines of the World: Sparkling Wines and Holiday Party
12/14/2017
4:30 PM: After-School Book Discussion: The War That Saved My Lif
12/14/2017
6:30 PM: Hudson Valley Knitting Group
12/18/2017
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
12/18/2017
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
12/18/2017
6:00 PM: Make, Take and Bake Santa Bread with Mary Boylan
12/20/2017
10:00 AM: Drop-in Story Hour with Nana
12/21/2017
6:30 PM: Color Your World Adult Coloring Club
12/21/2017
6:30 PM: Color Your World Adult Coloring Club
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Picks of the JLPL Staff

Recommended by Ginny N.
The Dry Grass of August
by Anna Jean Mayhew
[Adult Fiction]
"The tumultuous 1950's and civil rights in the South as told through the eyes of 13 year-old Julie Watts. If you liked 'The Help', this is for you!"

Recommended by Ginny N.
Fat Kid Rules the World
by K.L. Going (local author)
[Young Adult Fiction]
"A compelling read, soon to be released as a movie."

Recommended by Ginny N.
Strega Nona's Gift
by Tomie DePaola
[Picture Book]
"Beautiful art & another silly predicament for Big Anthony!"

Recommended by Jean C.
Honey..Honey..Lion!
by Jan Brett
[Picture Book]
"The honey badger takes more than his share of the honey after the honeyguide leads him to it."

Recommended by Jean C.
Wonder Struck
by Brian Selznick
[Children's Fiction]
"A story of quests in words and pictures"

Recommended by Eileen M.
Unbroken
by Laura Hillenbrand
[Adult Non-Fiction]
"A WWII story of courage and survival."

Recommended by Eileen M.
The Eighty-Dollar Champion
by Elizabeth Letts
[Adult Non-Fiction]
"Rescued on the way to the slaughter house, Snowman goes on the win the National Horse Show"

Recommended by Halley S.
Sundays at Tiffany's
by Patterson and Charbonnet
[Adult Fiction]
"A lonely child grows into a lonely adult, but then...."

Recommended by Bridget D.
Bossypants
by Tina Fey
[Adult Biography]
"Laugh out loud funny."

Recommended by Bridget D.
Somebody loves you,
Mr. Hatch

by Spinelli & Yalowitz

[Picture Book]
"A sweet book for Valentine's Day."

Recommended by Bridget D.
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
by Rinker & Lichtenheld
[Picture Book]
Say 'goodnight, goodnight' to all the vehicles that make the construction site work during the day."

Recommended by Linda G.
Blackout
by John Rocco
[Picture Book]
"A Caldecott Honor book, and a great family read."

Recommended by Jack P.
Same Place, Same Things
by Tim Gautreaux
[Adult Fiction]
"Short stories with a Louisiana setting, moving and often hilarious."

Recommended by Halley S.
The Future of Us
by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
[Young Adult Fiction]
"Two teens see the future evolve before their eyes."

Recommended by Halley S.
Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me
by Chelsea's Family, Friends, Other Victims and Chelsea Handler
[Adult Non-Fiction]
"Hilarious, but non-fiction or fiction?"

Recommended by Shirley H.
The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein
[Adult Fiction]
"A funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope."

Recommended by Shirley H.
The Shack
by William P. Young
[Adult Fiction]
"A grieving father learns to accept the death of a child."

Recommended by Shirley H.
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who....
by Myron and Witter
[Adult Non-Fiction]
"A foundling kitten charms a library and the world."

Recommended by Christina
The Thief Lord
by Cornelia Funke
[Children's Fiction]
"A secret Venetian community of street urchins and its leader, the 'Thief Lord.' "

Recommended by Christina
Cloudette
by Tom Lichtenheld
[Picture Book]
"Being small can have its advantages, but does it limit your possibilities?"

Recommended by Christina
Persepolis&
Persepolis 2
by Marjane Satrapi
[Graphic Novel]

Recommended by Christina
Maus&Maus II
by Art Spiegelman
[Graphic Novel]

Recommended by Christina
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
by Ann Brashares
[Young Adult Fiction]

Recommended by Christina
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
by J.K. Rowling
[Children's Fiction]

Recommended by Christina
Sisterhood Everlasting
by Ann Brashares
[Adult Fiction]
"The Sisterhood grows up, loses its way, and must find the courage to find a new one"

Recommended by Christina
Man Vs. Weather: How To Be Your Own Weatherman
by Dennis DiClaudio
[Adult Non-Fiction]

Recommended by Christina
Not the Piano,
Mrs. Medley

by Evan Levine
[Picture Book]

Recommended by Isidro R.
Safe Haven
by Nicholas Sparks
[Adult Fiction]
"A mysterious, damaged young woman must choose her future"

Recommended by Isidro R.
Maximum Ride
by James Patterson
[YA Fiction]
"The first in Patterson's great Angel Experiment series."

Recommended by Isidro R.
The Hunger Games
by Suzanne Collins
[YA Fiction]
"A dystopian fantasy, first in an exceptional trilogy"

Recommended by Jack P.
Odd Bits: How to Cook the Rest of the Animal
by Jennifer McLagan
[Adult Cookbook]
"The sub-title says it all."

Recommended by Linda G.
Half Brother
by Kenneth Oppel
[YA Fiction]
"An unforgettable novel; available in audio or print format"

Recommended by Linda G.
The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak
[YA Fiction]
"Oustanding read for adults or young adults"

Recommended by Linda G.
Still Life
by Louise Penney
[Adult Fiction]
"The first in a series featuring Chief Inspector Gamache, described by Kirkus Reviews as 'cerebral, wise and compassionate'; an outstanding mystery series"

Recommended by Linda G.
Inside Out & Back Again
by Thanhha Lai
[Juvenile Non-Fiction]
"Based on a true story of a Vietnamese refugee; a Newbery Honor book."

Recommended by Linda G.
A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis
by de la Pena & Nelson
[Juvenile Biography]
"Stunning illustrations, a great story for all ages."