“Jailhouse Rock” is the Monday Movie Matinee on December 16 at 1 pm in the lower level meeting room. Elvis in his first big dramatic singing role! If you can’t get enough of The King, our Spotlight has a few fiction books that feature him.
Lucy's Book Mark
Young Peoples Literature
"The Thing About Luck" by Cynthia Kadohata, Ages 10 to 14
"Incarnadine" by Mary Szybist
"The Unwinding" by George Packer
"The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride
The National Book Awards site lists previous winners.
The U.S. Postal Service will be selling a booklet of 20 First Class Forever stamps with Harry Potter images. These limited edition stamps feature 20 unique images from the eight movies. Among the images in addition to Harry are Voldemort, Dumbledore and the Weasley brothers. To preorder and read a detailed description of the stamps, visit the U.S. Postal Service website.
Star Date: November 18, 2013. To go boldly where no man has gone before. OPL will be showing "Star Trek: Into Darkness" at the Monday Movie Matinee in the lower level meeting at 1:00. Free popcorn! Our Spotlight this month suggests some Star Trek reads.
A Million Little Bricks: the unofficial illustrated history of the Lego phenomenon by Sarah Herman, is a definite book for Lego fanatics. This history takes you from the beginning of the company in the workshop of a Danish carpenter to present day. Color illustrations throughout the book gives the reader a look at the various Lego products that have been produced over the years. Readers will learn that Samsonite, yes the luggage company, won the bid back in the 60's to manufacture Legos in the U.S., how Legos are made and how the company came back from economic problems in early 2000. Non-fanatics will enjoy portions of the book.