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Summer Reading Program is Here!

Don’t forget to stop in for Summer Reading Program!

18 month – 3 yr olds 10:30 at Harbin Memorial

4 – 5 yr olds 1:30 at Harbin

K – 1st Grade 2:30 at Harbin Memorial

2nd – 3rd Grades 10:00 at Central City

4th – 5th Grades 1:30 at Central City

Marlene’s Audiobook Recommendations

History Decoded-Brad Meltzer

Brad decodes the greatest conspiracies of history. He researchers in the history

to try and decode. Also had a show on the history channel.



World War I-American Chronicles {3-disc}

A memorial to those who served in WWI

Washington’s World War I Memorial

Stumbling into World War I

1913 Leads a tour of the world

A Century Ago

A race against time to find WWI’S last doughboys

The human toll of the war to end all wars

Frank Buckles: Last U.S. veteran of WWI

Belgian Exhibit honors Hoover’s WWI effort

Christmas truce



The Women of Duck Commander-{5 disc}

Kay-mother, Korie-Willie’s wife, Missy-Jase’s wife, Jessica- Jep’s wife, Lisa-Alan’s wife Tells of their lives before and after the show.


The Adventures of Phillip Marlowe-{10-disc}

Staring Van Heflin and Gerald Mohr

Includes two lost episodes of radio sprites

Original sound performances from the radio spirits show

Cindy’s Book Recommendation

The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs
Tess makes a living by returning stolen treasures to their rightful owners.  Her own history is filled with gaps, until a mystery man appears on her doorstep informing her she is to inherit an estate in the magical town of Archangel and has a half-sister she’s never heard of before.  Now Tess must unravel the mystery that can hold her family together or rip it apart.

Sharon’s Book Recommendations for Kids

Just One More by Jennifer Hansen Rolli

This book is very good for little ones,  bright colorful illustrations and very easy text.

Ruby just wants one more of everything!!!!   One more scoop of ice cream, one more push on the swing……one more, one more one more……

Everything’s Better With A Beard by Si, Willie, Phil, Jase,Jep and Alan Robertson

Most kids know Duck Dynasty, here’s a book just for them. (Although I think adults will enjoy this also).

It rhymes and has real pictures instead of illustrations.  The text is funny and the pictures even funnier!

Miss You Like Crazy by Pamela Hall

    Very good book about how a child feels when his/her parent goes off to work.  It is a reassuring story for children that shows parents love you even when you are apart.

Marlene’s Audiobook Recommendations

The Target-David Baldacci

Will Robie and partner Jessica Reel are complex characters and out on a high-risk assigements. Continuing to find justice. They are the next target.   


The Axe Factor-{ A Jimm Juree Mystery} – Colin Cotterill

Jimm Juree has moved under duress with her family to a rural village on the coast of southern Thailand but misses the bright lights! So guess what here comes trouble again….


Live to See Tomorrow – Iris Johansen

Catherine Ling is back!!!!!!!!!!! And her mentor Hu Chang needs her to help the CIA in a kidnapping. So as usually she ends up in the middle of everything.


Crossfire Trail-  Louis  L’Amour

Another classic and a good clean western. Also was turned into a movie which featured Tom Selleck in the lead role.

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