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Nov 9, 2016 Library Newspaper Article for Eclipse



   Our Friends of the Parkersburg Library group will be selling Christmas Cacti again this fall as an annual fundraiser. Stop in and pick up yours today! They make great hostess’ gifts for Thanksgiving, and Christmas, too.  

Speaking of Christmas… if you do any Christmas shopping on Amazon, be sure to select “Friends of the Parkersburg KOTHE Memorial Library” with Amazon Smile: “When you shop at AmazonSmile, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as , with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.”   There’s a link for Amazon Smile on our library website, .  Thanks for supporting the Friends of the Library group and Kothe Memorial Library!

Reminder of Upcoming Programs:

Pillow Cleaning with Kraft Pillow Service will be on Saturday, Nov. 12, 9:30 am- 1:00 pm.  

Brown Bag Book Club meets on Monday, Nov. 14 at noon to discuss, When Books Went to War, by Manning.

The Barn Quilt Program will be Monday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 pm. We’d love to see you there-all are welcome!

Cactus sale Nov Dec

       Friends of the Library Christmas Cactus Sale

New Fiction:   Under the Summer Sky by Lori Copeland, A Sister’s Wish by Shelley Shepard Gray, Home on the Range by Ruth Logan Herne, Where Two Hearts Meet by Liz Johnson, Long Way Gone by Charles Martin, The Boy is Back by Meg Cabot, The Trespasser by Tana French, Night Watch by Iris Johansen, Sex Lies & Serious Money by Stuart Woods.

New Non-Fiction:   Shaken by Tim Tebow, The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines, Hungry Heart by Jennifer Weiner.

New Audiobooks:   The Newsmakers by Lis Wiehl, Insidious by Catherine Coulter.


New DVDs:   Independence Day: Resurgence,  Nerve,  Barbie & Her Sisters in a Puppy Chase.


Calendar of Events:

Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30   Wednesday Morning Story Time   10-11 am

Nov. 14, 21, 28    Clothes Closet   6-7:30 pm

Nov. 12   Pillow Cleaning by Kraft Pillow Service, 9:30am-1:00 pm

Nov. 14   Friends of the Library meeting, 8:30 am

Nov. 14   Brown Bag Book Club 12:00-1:00 pm

Nov. 14   Barn Quilt Program 6:30 pm

Nov. 16    W.O.W  (Wacky-out-Wednesday)   1-3 pm