New library books arrive in Fayette 02.09.2011

Written by David Green.

Several new books will be added to the shelves this month at Fayette’s Normal memorial library. Stop in and check them out.

Feb. 1—“Fierce Eden” by Jennifer Blake; “Fatal Error” by J.A. Jance; “Though Not Dead” by Dana Stabenow; “The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels–A Love Story” by Ree Drummond; “Absolutely, Positively” by Heather Webber; “Love Bites” by Tori Carrington; “The Amish Midwife (The Women of Lancaster County series)” by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould.

Feb. 8—“Heartwood” by Belva Plain; “I Think I Love You” by Allison Pearson.

Feb. 14—“Angel: Maximum Ride: The Protectors” by James Patterson.

Feb. 15—“A Heartbeat Away” by Michael Palmer.

Feb. 17—“Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree” by Nancy Atherton.

Feb. 22—“Treachery in Death” by J.D. Robb; “Harvest Moon” by Robyn Carr; “A Simple Government: Twelve things we really need from Washington (and a trillion that we don’t)” by Mike Huckabee; “Now You See Her” by Joy Fielding; “Devil’s Food Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke.

Feb. 25—“Death of a Chimney Sweep” by M.C. Beaton.

Kathy Fix made a monetary donation to purchase four Newbery and Caldecott award winning children’s books. The new books are:

“Turtle in Paradise” by Jennifer L. Holm; “Moon Over Manifest” by Clare Vanderpool; “A Sick Day for Amos” by Philip Christian Stead; and “Interrupting Chicken” by David Ezra Stein.

K Roemmich donated the following children’s books in memory of her mother, Mildred Rector: “The Sourdough Man,” “Far North in the Arctic,” and “North Country Christmas.”

Donations in memory of Ed Figgins resulted in the purchase of books, a magazine subscription to “Michigan Outdoors” and a computer.

The book “Cooking with Italian Grandmothers” by Jessica Theroux was purchased in memory of Polly Link through a gift from Elizabeth Ledyard and Theodora Barrett.

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    THE MAYOR—Cecil Schoonover poses with a collection of garden gnomes that mysteriously arrive and disappear from his property. Along with the gnomes, someone created the sign stating that he is the Mayor of Gnomesville. He hasn’t yet tracked down the people involved in the prank, but he’s having a good time with the mystery.
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    TAKE A BREAK—Last Wednesday’s session of Stair District Library’s Summer Reading Program ended with a quiet period in a class presented by yoga instructor Melany Gladieux of Toledo. Children learned a variety of yoga poses in the main room at the library, then finished off the session relaxing. Additional photos are on page 7. Area children are invited to visit the library today when the Michigan Science Center presents a flight program at 11 a.m. and roller coasters at 1 p.m.
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    THE DERBY—Tyler “Smallpox” Flakne of Minnesota’s Home Run League All-Stars goes for the fence Friday night during the National Wiffle League Association’s home run derby in Morenci. This year the wiffleball national tournament moved from Dublin, Ohio, to Morenci’s Wakefield Park. During the derby, competitors had two minutes to hit as many home runs as possible. The winner this year finished with 21. See page 6 and 7 for additional photos.
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    OUT OF THIS WORLD—Elizabeth McFadden and Elise Christle pose in front of the green screen as VolunTeen Noah Gilson makes them appear as though they are standing on the Moon. More photos from the Stair District Library’s NASA @ My Library program are on page 12.
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    Lannis Smith of the Leslie Science and Nature Center in Ann Arbor shows off a python last week at Stair District Library's Summer Reading Program.
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    FIREWORKS erupt Saturday night over Morenci’s Wakefield Park during the waning hours of the Town and Country Festival. Additional festival photos are inside.
  • Pipeline Spread
    LINED UP—Lengths of pipe were put in place last week along the route of the Rover natural gas pipeline that will stretch from Defiance, Ohio, to Ontario, Canada. Topsoil was removed before the pipes were laid out. The 42-inch diameter pipeline is scheduled for completion in November.
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    ROCKHOUNDS—From the left, Joseph McCullough, Sean Pagett and Jonathan McCullough peer through hand lenses to study rocks. The project is part of Morenci Elementary School’s summer camp that continues into August.

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