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Newly acquired and forthcoming nonfiction titles at the Horseheads Free Library January 5, 2017

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Here is a list of newly added or soon to be added nonfiction titles from the CCLD-Horseheads Free Library. You can search STARCat, use our Bookmyne App, or give your home branch a call to place a hold on any of these titles.

Owen Frank, Branch Supervisor

No Quarter: The Three Lives of Jimmy Page by Martin Power
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Mind Over Money: The Psychology of Money and How to Use It Better by Claudia Hammond
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Leaving the OCD Circus: Your Big Ticket Out of Having to Control Every Little Thing by Kirsten Pagacz
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Being a dog : following the dog into a world of smell by Alexandra Horowitz
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I’m Your Biggest Fan: Awkward Encounters and Assorted Misadventures in Celebrity Journalism
by Kate Coyne
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Forthcoming Titles

Coming Soon!
Ray and Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away by Lisa Napoli
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Coming Soon!
Cat Castles: 20 Cardboard Habitats You Can Build Yourself by Carin Oliver
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‘Twas a few weeks before Christmas at Horseheads Library December 10, 2012

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‘Twas a few weeks before Christmas, and all through Horseheads Library
were heard sounds from staff, patrons and volunteers (mostly merry!)

Carts of books and videos were put on the shelves with care,
In hopes that our patrons could find what they want there.

The staff was busy planning programs for the New Year,
storytimes, game days and performers that would bring all some cheer.

And I at my desk, gave pause to ponder,
My first year here, and lots of things full of wonder…

eReaders, iPads, a tornado and construction did appear,
but the staff handled it all (and lots more) throughout the year.

With strong support from our Foundation and Friends,
(upon whom we really depend!) soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread…

When what to my wondering eyes did appear,
lots of community volunteers to help out here…

On Interact Club, on Youth Bureau, on Cheerleaders and Able 2!
On Crafters, and Book Club and Conversation Group, to name a few

and lots of others who willingly came,
movie viewers, storytime families and shelvers, too many to name.

To those who help us out, Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall
I want to thank-you, thank-you, thank-you all!

But I want to exclaim, in this season so merry,
Happy Christmas to all from the Horseheads Library!

Janet Ackerman
Supervisor of the Horseheads Library

Library Lovers’ Month at Horseheads February 9, 2012

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Library Lover's MonthIt’s Library Lovers’ Month! In deference to Ms. Browning, let us count the ways you can love Horseheads Library during this month…and beyond!

  1. We love our patrons and on Mon. Feb. 13 during our Patron Appreciation Day we’ll show you how…stop in for goodies all day and enter a chance to win a gift basket!
  2. Bring your kids to our fun storytimes, Tuesday and Thursday mornings with Miss Michelle and Miss Amanda….they always have fun things planned.
  3. Attend one of our many adult programs….Tuesday noontime film series, a Lit Lovers group or computer classes.
  4. Pick up tickets for the Horseheads Friends of the Library Wine and Roses Event to be held on March 24….tickets are $25
  5. Join our newly formed Coffee & Conversation Group, in conjunction with the Literacy Volunteers to promote conversational English as a second language.
  6. Stop in and pick up tax forms.
  7. Ask us about downloading Ebooks, and our upcoming devices that will be able to circulate to our patrons, from funds provided by our Library Foundation.
  8. Leap Year Day Special….only comes around every 4 years, fun for kids on Feb. 29!
  9. Check out our Books Plus Kits…great for preschoolers through middle schoolers, a whole lot of info in one big bag that you can check out for two weeks!
  10. And…of course, a great selection of books, videos, and audiobooks to choose from, plus public computer access…all for free, when you have a library card.

Hope to see you soon at the Horseheads Library!

Janet Ackerman
Horseheads Library

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