November at the Library

Saturday Storytime for Families with Young Children

Weekly Storytime on Saturdays, November 4, 18, and 25 at 10:30 a.m.

No Storytime on Saturday November 11 (Veterans Day)


Thank you…

To Nina Coler, Amy Shapiro, the Friends of Belding Library and the many wonderful volunteers who made this year’s book sale and raffle so successful!


Volunteers Needed…

To read stories to children on Saturday mornings.

To facilitate programs or book discussions in the winter or spring with youth or adults.

Library Exhibit:  Woven Artworks by Jude Elbaum

The Library is actively seeking exhibits for November, December, January, and February so please consider displaying your collections (of anything!) for the community!


New Selections at the Library

Youth Fiction and Fact

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson (Teen/Fantasy)

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green (Teen/Social issues)

Dragonfly Song by Wendy Orr (Historical Fantasy)

Magnus Chase & the Gods of Asgard: Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan  (Book #3)

Race to the Bottom of the Sea by Lindsay Eager (Adventure)

The Silver Mask by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare (Fantasy)

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate (Nature/Friendship)

Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell (Fantasy)

The Wonderling by Mira Bartok (Fantasy)



A Casualty of War by Charles Todd (Mystery/WWI)

The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille (Suspense)

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Williams (Historical fiction/WWII)

The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey (Mystery/Australia)

Deep Freeze by John Sandford (Suspense)

Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander (Political suspense)

Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben (Suspense)

Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides (Short stories)

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Historical fiction)

Origin by Dan Brown (Suspense)

Pulse by Felix Francis (Mystery/Horse Racing)

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham (Legal suspense)

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman (Paranormal Romance)

Savage Country by Robert Olmstead (Historical western)

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen and Owen King (Horror)

Tales of Two Americas: stories of inequality in a divided nation edited by John Freeman

This Is How It Begins by Joan Dempsey (Family drama,current & historical/MA)

Trace by Archer Mayor (Mystery)

Uncommon Type: short stories by Tom Hanks



Code Girls: the untold story of the American women code breakers of WWII  by Liza Mundy

Fantasyland: how America went haywire, a 500-year history by Kurt Andersen

Fire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the triumph of the early Olympic women by Roseanne Montillo

Grant by Ron Chernow (Biography)

Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson (Biography).

The Moosewood Restaurant Table by the Moosewood Collective (Cooking)

The River of Consciousness  by Oliver Sacks (Neuropsychology)

A Secret Sisterhood: the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf  by Emily Midorikawa

The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen by Sean Sherman (Cooking)

The Third Reich: a history of Nazi Germany  by Thomas Childers

We Were Eight Years in Power: an American tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Whitewash: the story of a weed killer, cancer and the corruption of science  by Carey Gillam

Why We Sleep: unlocking the power of sleep and dreams by Matthew Walker



The Big Sick (Romantic comedy)

Broadchurch, Season 3 (BBC Crime series)

Endeavour, Season 4  (PBS Masterpiece Mystery)

House of Cards, Season 5 (Kevin Spacey & Robin Wright)

Maudie (Ethan Hawke & Sally Hawkins)

Megan Leavey (Kate Mara)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Johnny Depp)

Poldark, Season 3 (BBC Masterpiece)

The Vietnam War (Ken Burns mini-series))