Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Big Library Read: October 7 – 21, 2015

Offered several times throughout the year, Big Library Read provides participating OverDrive libraries such as East Central Regional Library free simultaneous access to a selected title that any reader with a library card can instantly start reading without holds or waitlists.

For the first time ever, Big Library Read is offering two titles! Read a sample of the tween and teen novels below, and check them out via ECRL's Digital Library.

The Door in the Hedge by Robin McKinley

Ensorcelled princesses . . . a frog that speaks . . .a magical hind—Newbery Medal winner Robin McKinley opens a door into an enchanted world in this collection of original and retold fairy tales.

Suitable for ages 10 and up.  Click here for discussion questions for The Door in the Hedge.

In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters

Featuring haunting archival early-twentieth-century photographs, this is a tense, romantic story set in a past that is eerily like our own time.

Suitable for ages 14 and up. Note: Contains mature themes/language. Click here for discussion questions for In the Shadow of Blackbirds.

Big Library Read
is the first-ever “global eBook club,” connecting readers around the world who read the same eBook at the same time. Since the first Big Library Read in 2013, thousands of libraries and millions of people around the world have joined the fun.  You should too!

To learn more about the authors, join the discussion, or find read-alike books, go to  Happy eReading!

Sarah Hawkins, Resource Librarian

Thursday, September 24, 2015

New Music CDs

New music CDs have been added to the catalog. Click here to search for and place your holds on these popular artists.

Title Artist STREET DATE
TOP 40
Unbreakable Jackson, Janet 10/2/15
Now That’s What I Call Music 56 Various Artists 10/23/15
Confident (Edit) Lovato, Demi 10/16/15
What Dreams Are Made Of (Edited Version) R. City 10/9/15
Pentatonix Pentatonix 10/16/15
Sounds Good Feels Good 5 Seconds Of Summer 10/23/15
Revival Gomez, Selena 10/9/15
35 MPH Town Keith, Toby 10/9/15
thirty-one Kramer, Jana 10/9/15
Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits  Shelton, Blake 10/23/15
Storyteller Underwood, Carrie 10/23/15
Buy Me a Boat Jansen, Chris 10/30/15

Marcia Ledin, Technical Services Manager

Forthcoming titles

Click here to search for and place holds on your favorite authors.


Title Author Pub. Date
Cometh the Hour Archer, Jeffrey 2/23/16
Death of a Nurse Beaton, M. C. 2/23/16
Off the Grid Box, C. J. 3/08/16
The Revelation Brunstetter, Wanda E. 2/01/16
On Lone Star Trail Cabot, Amanda 2/02/16
Joshua s Mission Chapman, Vannetta 2/01/16
Devonshire Scream Childs, Laura 3/01/16
The Gangster Cussler, Clive 3/01/16
The Steel Kiss Deaver, Jeffery 3/08/16
A Heart Once Broken Eicher, Jerry S. 2/01/16
Dark Promises Feehan, Christine 3/15/16
Wedding Cake Murder Fluke, Joanne 2/23/16
A Son s Vow Gray, Shelley Shepard 1/26/16
Gone Again Grippando, James 3/01/16
Keeper of the Stars Hatcher, Robin Lee 1/26/16
Clawback Jance, Judith A. 3/08/16
A Girl s Guide to Moving On Macomber, Debbie 3/08/16
Fancy Dancer Michaels, Fern 10/01/15
NYPD Red 4 Patterson, James 3/14/16
A Treasure Concealed Peterson, Tracie 3/01/16
Blue Steel, Danielle 2/23/16
Behold the Man Thoene, Bodie 3/01/16


Title Author Pub. Date
The Way I See It Grandin, Temple 11/01/15
The Last of the President s Men Woodward, Bob 10/13/15


Title Author Pub. Date
Death of a Nurse Beaton, M. C. 2/23/16
House of the Rising Sun Burke, James Lee 12/02/15
All Dressed in White Clark, Mary Higgins 12/02/15
The Pharaoh s Secret : A Novel from the Numa Files Cussler, Clive 12/02/15
The Last Midwife Dallas, Sandra 11/01/15
The Mistletoe Promise Evans, Richard Paul 12/01/15
The Survivor Flynn, Vince 11/01/15
Playing With Fire Gerritsen, Tess 12/01/15
Gone Again Grippando, James 3/01/16
Fear the Dark Hooper, Kay 11/01/15
Ashley Bell Koontz, Dean R. 12/08/15
Secret Sisters Krentz, Jayne Ann 12/02/15
A Girl s Guide to Moving on Macomber, Debbie 3/08/16
Christmas in Mustang Creek : Brides of Bliss County Miller, Linda Lael 12/01/15
Wyoming Rugged Palmer, Diana 12/16/15
Nypd Red 4 Patterson, James 3/14/16
Blue Steel, Danielle 2/23/16
Who Do You Love Weiner, Jennifer 11/01/15


Title Author Pub. Date
The Bitter Season Hoag, Tami 1/12/16
After She s Gone Jackson, Lisa 12/29/15
Point Blank Michaels, Fern 12/29/15
Darkness Robards, Karen 1/12/16

Marcia Ledin, Technical Services Manager