September at the Library
Saturday Storytime for Families with Young Children
Weekly Storytime on Saturdays, September 9,16, 23 and 30 at 10:30 a.m.
To volunteer leaders Peg Allen, Esther Coler, Helene Uprichard, Karen Sullivan, Mary Monohon and Melissa Pincus for making our Summer Children’s Reading program a huge success!
To Ashfield Hardware for providing ice cream for our delicious end-of-the summer sundae-making party for kids!
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
A free Ashfield library card gives you access to 150 libraries in Western and Central MA, as well as homework & research databases and thousands of e-books and e-audio books. Drop by and sign up today for one of the most valuable cards you will ever own!
To read stories to children on Saturday mornings.
To initiate and organize an Ashfield Town Read for this winter.
New Selections at the Library
Youth Fiction and Fact
Geology Lab for Kids by Garret Romaine
Darkness of Dragons by Tui Sutherland (Fantasy; Wings of Fire, Book 10))
A Dash of Dragon by Heidi Lang (Fantasy)
Dog Man: a tale of two kitties by Dav Pilkey (Humor)
Tumble and Blue by Cassie Beasley (Adventure)
Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari (Picture Book)
Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries by Mark Teague (Picture Book)
Mama Lion Wins the Race by Jon Muth (Picture Book)
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn (Historical fiction/WWII)
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate (Historical fiction/1930’s Tennessee)
Beyond Absolution by Cora Harrison (Mystery/Ireland)
Chemistry: a novel by Weike Wang (Self-discovery& Romance)
City of Masks by S.D. Sykes (Medieval mystery)
Daughters of Ireland by Santa Montefiore (Family saga)
Fateful Mornings by Tom Bouman (Mystery)
Golden Hill by Francis Spufford (Historical suspense/1740’s NY))
The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter (Suspense)
The Heart’s invisible Furies by John Boyne (Family saga/Ireland)
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie (Political family saga)
The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory (Historical fiction)
Let the Dead Speak by Jane Casey (Suspense)
The Locals by Jonathan Dee (Drama in small town MA after 9/11)
The Lying Game by Ruth Ware (Psychological suspense)
Map of the Heart by Susan Wiggs (Romance)
The Moth Catcher by Ann Cleeves (Vera Stanhope mystery)
On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service by Rhys Bowen (Mystery)
The Painted Queen by Elizabeth Peters & Joan Hess (Amelia Peabody mystery)
Paradise Valley by C.J. Box (Mystery)
Penance of the Damned by Peter Tremayne (Sister Fidelma mystery)
Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner (Psychological suspense)
The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk (Literary mystery/Istanbul)
Sleeping in the Ground by Peter Robinson (Inspector Banks mystery)
Sulfur Springs by William Kent Krueger (Cork O’Conner mystery)
Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton (Kinsey Millhone mystery)
Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin (Political drama)
Defiance: the extraordinary life of Lady Anne Barnard by Stephen Taylor
Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the presidency by Joshua Green
Lifelong Yoga: maximizing balance, flexibility and strength in your 50’s, 60’s and beyond by Sage Rountree
Memory’s Last Breath: field notes on my dementia by Gerda Saunders
The Sagrada Familia: the astonishing story of Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece by Gijs van Hensbergen
Unwomanly Face of War: an oral history of women in WWII by Svetlana Alexievich
Wild Things: the joy of reading children’s literature as an adult by Bruce Handy
Gifted (Family drama w/Chris Evans)
Going in Style (Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine & Alan Arkin)
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 (Sci-fi w/Chris Pratt)
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Guy Ritchie, director)
Murdoch Mysteries, Season 10 (Canadian historical mystery series)