Apr 17

New Materials for the week of April 14th


NEW Adult Non-Fiction:

     Smart but Stuck : Emotions in Teens and Adults With ADHD
     Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.

     The sugarmaker's companion : an integrated approach
     to producing syrup from maple, birch, and walnut trees 
     by Michael Farrell.

     Ironwood, Hurley, and the Gogebic Range / Matthew Liesch,
     with the Ironwood Area Historical Society.

92c7f7730da7be51369f28d0e383a769     Clark County / Natalie K. Erpenbach and Stephen J. Roberts.

     Marshfield / Kenneth J. Wood.

     Merrill / Robin L. Comeau in cooperation with the T.B. Scott
     Free Library and Merrill Historical Society, Inc.

     The Bark River chronicles : stories from a Wisconsin
     watershed / Milton J. Bates.


fb303918e0df3b29da4ada378406b71dNEW Adult Fiction:

     Destroyer angel : an Anna Pigeon novel / Nevada Barr.

     Four friends / Robyn Carr.

     Waking the dead / Heather Graham.




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Apr 14

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Kickoff Tonight



Join us on Monday, April 14th at 6:00 p.m.as we kick off this on-going literacy project with the help of some furry and four-legged farm animal friends courtesy of the Forest County 4H club. The Forest County Health Department will also be here providing some healthy farm fresh produce and allowing kids and parents the opportunity to plant some veggies. All area parents and families are encouraged to attend.

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Apr 01

New Titles for the Week of April 2nd

true-crime-in-titletown-usa-mike-knetzger-paperback-cover-artNew Non-Fiction

     True crime in Titletown, U.S.A. : cold cases /
     Tracy C. Ertl and Mike R. Knetzger.

     Caribbean adventures :  classic cajun cooking and tales
     from the reign of the pirates. Artwork by Adlai House
     Publishing  Resident pirate and editor-Ed Landry  

     The art of portraits :  a compilation of works from the
     Bridgeman Art LIbrary /  Helen Dore.


     The art of landscapes /  Edmund Swinglehurst.

     More than a ring : Don Beebe's unlikely path to the NFL
     and a Super Bowl championship / by Don Beebe with Bob

     Strive to excel : the will and wisdom of Vince Lombardi
     compiled by Jennifer Briggs.

     Cold wars : 40 years of packer-viking rivalry / Todd Mishler

     Downfield! : untold stories of the Green Bay Packers
download     Jerry Poling

     Leap of faith 2 : God loves Packer fans / Steve Rose.

     The Packer tapes : my 32 years with the Green Bay
      Packers by Domenic Gentile with Gary D'Amato.

     Vince Lombardi : his life and times / Robert W. Wells.


New Children's / Juvenile


     Hickory, dickory, dock and other favorite nursery rhymes
illustrated by Sanja Rescek.

     Lily's garden /  Deborah Kogan Ray.


New DVD's

     Strawberry Shortcake. Berry big help

     The book thief 

612EOrBcl7L     Captain Phillips

     Hunger games, catching fire


     Ender's game


     Harry and his bucket full of dinosaurs. Play make believe

     Harry and his bucket full of dinosaurs. Dino world rescues


     Life of Pi

     Odd thomas.

     Saving Mr. Banks.

     12 years a slave




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Mar 26

Community Couch to 5k Events


Area residents of all ages are encouraged to join friends and neighbors on a journey from a beginning couch potato to a 5k runner in 8 weeks. 

This program will Kick Off on Tuesday, April 1st at 5:30 pm at the Crandon Library. The Kick Off session will include training tips and techniques by Ministry Health Rehabilitation and information about various apps and motivational tools to use during the 8 week training sessions.

Training sessions will begin on Tuesday, April 8th and continue each Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 6 pm with a final celebration run on Thursday, June 5th!  The training sessions will be led by a variety of community volunteers with experience running 5k’s. 

Participants in the training sessions who also complete in at least two 5k runs held in Forest County in 2014 will be eligible for a drawing for a chance to win $200.  This free community activity is being sponsored by the Crandon Public Library, Forest County Health Department, Forest County CAN!, Connor Human Restoration, Outside the Box Fitness and Ministry Medical Group.


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Mar 25

New Materials for the Week of March 24th


0b34927def1c4ed7afabff3320e77d1eAdult Nonfiction:

     Raspberry Pi / Richard Wentk.

     Mission at Nuremberg : an American Army chaplain
     and the trial of the Nazis / Tim Townsend.

     Baby sign language :  Fu, Sarah Christensen

     The human brain book : an illustrated guide to its 
     structure, function, and disorders / Rita Carter, 
     Susan Aldridge, Martyn Page, Steve Parker  

                                        consultants, Professor Chris Frith, Professor
89c9cef31dc2be53bbfc16c719161e20     Uta Frith, and Dr. Melanie Shulman.

     Straw bale gardens : the breakthrough method for
     growing vegetables anywhere, earlier and with no
    weeding / Joel Karsten.

     The Paleo Effect :  150 all-natural recipes for a
    grain-free, dairy-free lifestyle    Meghan Little and
    Angel Ayala Torres.

     10-minute makeup : 50 step-by-step looks from
                                        fresh and natural to catwalk chic / Boris Entrup.

1e51d040304c34efa805a0d9b9f9e81a     Firearms : an illustrated history : Smithsonian.

     Warman's Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide, 2015

     The life and works of Degas / Douglas Mannering.

     Minecraft :  the unlikely tale of Markus  Notch  Persson and
     the game that changed everything /  Daniel Goldberg &
     Linus Larsson  Translation by Jennifer Hawkins.


c8bff8de928a139cd97f664074671c73Adult Fiction:

     Butterfly palace /  Colleen Coble.

     The Alpine yeoman : an Emma Lord mystery /
    Mary Daheim.

     Tempting fate / Jane Green.

     Love comes calling / Siri Mitchell.

     Citadel : a novel / Kate Mosse.

5d386d71892adacdaf6f7ab7c29b8690     NYPD red 2 / James Patterson and Marshall Karp.

     Shadow spell / Nora Roberts.

     Empress of the night : a novel of Catherine the Great /
    Eva Stachniak.


Juvenile & Childrens
Fiction | Nonfiction | Picture:


     Count the monkeys / Mac Barnett, Kevin Cornell.

     Locomotive / Brian Floca.

     When I grow up / written by Caleb Burroughs   
illustrated by A & J Studios.

     Baby Einstein : Let's Look / [illustrated by Dean
     Kleven  written by Michael P. Fertig  
     additional illustrations by Nadeem Zaidi].

     A potty for me! : a lift-the-flap instruction manual / 
81138568b95987d85b6f8614e932ceea    by Karen Katz.

     My first gymnastics class /  By Alyssa Satin Capucilli 
    Photographs by Laura Hanifin.

     Games on horseback / Betty Bennett-Talbot, Steven Bennett.


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Mar 18

New Titles for the Week of March 17th


f7102599ea5bc6c4f1c13ce44c7be543Adult Non-Fiction:

     Elizabeth of York : a Tudor queen and her world /
    Alison Weir.

     History decoded : the 10 greatest conspiracies
    of all time / Brad Meltzer   with Keith Ferrell.

     Basic math & pre-algebra for dummies /
     by Mark Zegarelli.

     The second-chance dog : a love story / Jon Katz.

89b4f7cd6d77b61c0186e8891fb82eb1     Talk like TED : the 9 public speaking secrets
      of the world's top minds / Carmine Gallo.

     The sugar season : a year in the life of maple
      syrup, and one family's quest for the sweetest
      harvest / Douglas Whynott.

     Vintage crafts : 75 do-it-yourself decorating
      projects using candles / Clara Lindstrom.

     American saint : the life of Elizabeth Seton / Joan Barthel   [foreword by Maya Angelou].

The heart of everything that is : the untold story of Red Cloud, an American legend / Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.


686547adacf55150e7e00319fe6f14b8Adult Fiction:

     Be careful what you wish for / Jeffrey Archer.

     Stone cold / C.J. Box.

     Missing you / Harlan Coben.

     Honor among thieves / James S.A. Corey.

     The bootlegger : an Isaac Bell adventure / Clive Cussler
    and Justin Scott.

eda7ace221b40ecb222257f8869d1569     Morning glory : a novel / Sarah Jio.

     Robert B. Parker's Bull River / Robert Knott.

     Evening stars : a Blackberry Island novel / by Susan

     Cockroaches / Jo Nesbø translated from the Norwegian
    by Don Bartlett.

     Where courage calls : a When Calls the Heart novel /
    Janette Oke and Laurel Oke Logan.



     A King's Ransom / Sharon Kay Penman.

     Power play : a novel / Danielle Steel.

     Bone deep / Randy Wayne White.

     Wildwood Creek : a novel / Lisa Wingate.



Adult (Large Print) Fiction:

077ce14e15ac442fe8a0f8e143584616     The purity of vengeance : a Department Q novel / Jussi Adler
    -Olsen   Translated by Martin Aitken.

     Do or die : reluctant heroes / Suzanne Brockmann.

     Susanna's dream / Marta Perry.

     A star for Mrs. Blake / April Smith.

     Vicious circle / Wilbur Smith.

     It had to be you : a Christiansen family novel / Susan May Warren.


Adult (Paperback) Fiction:


     Golden malicious / Sheila Connolly.

     Upon a winter's night / Karen Harper.

     The carriage house / Carla Neggers.

     Cider Brook / by Carla Neggers.

     Watch your back / Karen Rose.

     Board stiff / Annelise Ryan.

     Working stiff / Annelise Ryan.

8b96aa72fbb0bba4d45dea8d81ee5d78     Making his way home / Kathryn Springer.

     Twisted hills / Ralph Cotton.

     The stampeders / William W. Johnstone with
     J.A. Johnstone.

     Slocum and the long ride / Jake Logan.

     Ambush valley / Dusty Richards.


Juvenile/YA Non-Fiction | Fiction | Picture Books:

edf86a1e32db762f9d527e3f282d7bd6     Castle / David Macaulay.

     Cathedral / David Macaulay.

     Snoopy cowabunga! / Charles M Schulz.

     Olivia goes to the library / adapted by Lauren
      Forte - illustrated by Jared Osterhold.

     How do dinosaurs say I'm mad? / Jane Yolen  
     illustrated by Mark Teague.

b51d58d7260d6de69231b22289b46c6d     Full ride / Margaret Peterson Haddix.

     Sophia's war : a tale of the Revolution / Avi.

     McKenna, ready to fly! / by Mary Casanova
      [illustrations by Brian Hailes].

     Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures /
      Kate DiCamillo   illustrated by K. G. Campbell.

     Old MacDonald had a farm / [illustrations] by James Dean.


     Keira the movie star fairy / by Daisy Meadows.

     Thea Stilton and the journey to the lion's den /
     text by Thea Stilton   translated by Emily Clement.

     Train / Elisha Cooper.

     The sign of the seahorse : a tale of greed and
     high adventure in two acts / Graeme Base.

     Friends / written and illustrated by Eric Carle.

e56111c9f1670dd16e205a4c7f44d19f     Bear feels scared / Karma Wilson   illustrated
     by Jane Chapman.

     Your daddy was just like you / by Kelly Bennett  
      illustrated by David Walker. 

     Up the creek / Nicholas Oldland.




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Mar 11

New Titles for the Week of March 10

New Adult {Western} Fiction:

The Resistance Man by  Martin Walker

Hell's Angel : A Lou Prophet Novel by Peter Brandvold

Summers' Horses by Ralph Cotton

The last gunfighter : Montana gundown  by William W. Johnstone

El Paso Way : Blood for Justice by Steven Law

Deadwood dead men by Bill Markley



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Mar 06

New Titles for the Week of March 3rd

6adb88f0a8297eb72a3b3abfc962a7d9New Adult Non-Fiction:

     How toddlers thrive : what parents can do today
     for children ages 2-5 to plant the seeds of lifelong
     success / Tovah P. Klein, PhD.

     Land atlas & plat book, Forest County, Wisconsin, 2013 /
      compiled and published by Rockford Map Publishers.



7c5315df7e8e006a7eb012d18f304769New Adult Fiction:

     The chase : a novel / Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg.

     Blackberry pie murder / Joanne Fluke.

     Body double : a novel / Tess Gerritsen.

     Kiss and tell / Fern Michaels.



1254f64bbd4df825282d19241ebb9c8cNew Juvenile Fiction:

     Half a chance / Cynthia Lord.

     Heavy hitters / Mike Lupica.

     Maisy goes to the movies / Lucy Cousins.

     Thea Stilton and the great tulip heist / Thea Stilton



18705040New Adult Large Text Fiction:

     Lou Prophet, bounty hunter :  Hell's angel /
     Peter Brandvold.

     El paso way :  blood for justice /   Law, Steven.


New Adult Romance Paperbacks:

     The chance / Robyn Carr.



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Feb 27

Book Sale Coming Up!


Hundreds of gently-used books are available for low prices!

Your purchases help support the library. 



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Feb 25

New Titles for the week of February 24th


New Adult Non-Fiction:

     One of us :  a family's life with autism    Mark Osteen.

     Feeding your baby day by day : from first tastes to family
     meals / Fiona Wilcock.

     The Business Book / senior editor, Sam Atkinson.

     The hand-sculpted house : a philosophical and practical
    guide to building a cob cottage / Ianto Evans, Linda Smiley,
    and Michael Smith   illustrated by Deanne Bednar.


     Building with cob : a step-by-step guide / Adam Weismann 
     & Katy Bryce with selected photographs by Ray Main.   

     In response to place : photographs from the Nature
    Conservancy's last great places : William Christenberry,
    Lynn Davis, Terry Evans, Lee Friedlander, Karen
    Halverson, Annie Leibovitz, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark,
     Richard Misrach, Hope Sandrow, Fazal Sheikh, William 

    Wegman / foreword by Terry Tempest Williams 
essay by Andy Grundberg.

                                  A pirate looks at fifty / Jimmy Buffett.

                                  Northern reflections :  a lighthearted account of
                                  growing up north  /   by Jerry Harju.



New Adult Fiction:

     The daring ladies of Lowell / Kate Alcott.

     Death of a policeman / M. C. Beaton.

     Long Man : A novel / Amy Greene.

     The Museum of Extraordinary Things / Alice Hoffman.

     Moving Target : a novel / J. A. Jance.

   9b4dfc5ac5ca0f247b25abf4b7c4d72b  After I'm gone / Laura Lippman.

     The devil's waters /  David L. Robbins.

     My name is Resolute / Nancy E. Turner.





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