Library planning summer story hour

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WOODSTOCK – The Whitman Memorial Library board of trustees held the quarterly meeting on April 13 and on the same day, Frank Perham was guest speaker for the monthly program. He discussed mineral mining.

The board is planning to offer a summer story hour program starting right after school ends. For more information, call the library at 665-2505. The program will include crafts and stories.

The board will send three representatives to a summer reading workshop at Augusta in early May. A book sale is ongoing at the library, and staff is accepting donations of books to sell.

DVDs available include “Milo and Otis,” “Revenge,” “The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James,” “The Three Stooges” and “Love Potion #9.”

New books include “What Remains,” Carole Radziwill; “A Wedding in December,” Anita Shreve; “The Penwyth Curse” in large print, Catherine Coulter; “Scandalous Again,” Christina Dodd; “A Red Bird Christmas,” Fannie Flagg; “A Kiss of Fate,” Mary Jo Putney; “The Covenant,” Beverly Lewis; “Jinxed,” Carol Higgins Clark; “Jester,” James Patterson; “Angels and Demons,” Dan Brown.

The latest donations from Sandy Whitman include children’s books: “Best Counting Book Ever,” Richard Scarry; “Dinosaurs,” Michael Benton; “The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist,” Stan and Jan Berenstain; “Raccoons and Owls,” a nature’s children selection; and eight “Clifford the Big Red Doggie” books written by Norman Bridwell. Two stuffed red Cliffords were included and will be on display with the books.

Books for adults include “Seasons of the Seal,” Fred Bruemmer and Brian Davies; “To B & B or Not to B & B,” Bruce and Mary Jaffary; “Mud Hens and Mavericks,” Judith Blahnik and Phillip S. Schulz; “Common Threads – 9 Widows’ Journeys,” Diane S. Kaimann; “Easy Chinese Phrasebook and Dictionary,” Wendy Tung.

Also, “The Selected Poems of Federico Garcia Lorea”; “Gift from the Sea,” Anne Morrow Lindberg; “We are Our Mothers’ Daughters,” Cokie Roberts; “Leap of Faith,” Queen Noor; “Mount Vernon Love Story,” Mary Higgins Clark; “A Book of Angels,” Sophy Burnham; “Metro Girl,” Janet Evanovich; “The Lighthouse Keeper,” a large print book by James Michael Pratt.

Hours are 1:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and 1:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays.

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