WATERFORD – The following books were recently added to the Waterford Library collection:


“The Afghan,” Frederick Forsyth; “After This,” Alice McDermott; “All Mortal Flesh,” Julia Spencer-Fleming; “The Birthdays,” Heidi Pitlor; “Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven,” Fannie Flagg; “The Emperor’s Children,” Clair Messoud; “Imperium,” Robert Harris; “The Inhabited World,” David Long; “The Lay of the Land,” Richard Ford.

Also, “The Mission Song,” John LeCarre; “Nature Girl,” Carl Hiassen; “The Other Side of the Bridge,” Mary Lawson; “The Road,” Cormac McCarthy; “Ruins,” Scott Smith; “A Spot of Bother,” Mark Haddon; “The Thirteenth Tale,” Diane Setterfield; “Water for Elephants,” Sara Gruen; “A Wedding in December,” Anita Shreve; “A Woman in Jerusalem,” A.B. Yehoshua; “The Yacoubian Building,” Alaa Al Aswany.


“An Innocent Man,” John Grisham; “The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid,” Bill Bryson; “No Flies on Bill,” Darcy Wakefield; “Temple Stream,” Bill Roorbach; “Thunderstruck,” Erik Larson.


“The Intimate Garden: Twenty Years and Four Seasons in Our Garden,” Gordon Hayward and Mary Hayward; “Your House, Your Garden: a Foolproof Approach to Garden Design,” Gordon Hayward.

Children and young adults

“Amphibian,” Barry Clarke; “Angel Monster,” Veronica Bennett; “Are You Quite Polite?,” Alan Katz; “Aztek, Inca and Maya,” Elizabeth Baquedano; “Baseball,” James Kelley; “Bread and Roses, Too,” Katherine Paterson; “The DK Science Encyclopedia; Each Little Bird That Sings,” Deborah Wiles; “The End,” Lemony Snicket; “Gossamer,” Lois Lowry.

Also, “Heat,” Mike Lupica; “I’m Dirty,” Kate and Jim McMullan; “King of Shadows,” Susan Cooper; “Nascar,” James Buckley; “The Old African,” Julius Lester; “Owen and Mzee,” Isabella Hatkoff; “A Place Called Kindergarten,” Jessica Harper; “Small Steps,” Louis Sachar; “Submarine,” Neil Mallard; “Walk On; A Guide for Babies of All Ages,” Marla Frazee; “Week in the Woods,” Andre Clement; “Wolves,” Emily Gravett; “The Wright 3,” Blue Ballitt.

The Waterford Library is open to all residents of Waterford. Hours are Monday from 2 to 6 p.m., Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A homebound delivery program is available. Books will be delivered to residents who are unable to travel to the library for any reason, including those with permanent or temporary disabilities or health problems.

A library volunteer will deliver books to participants approximately every three weeks and books will be renewable by telephoning the library or the volunteer. To sign up for the program, residents may call the library at 583-2050 to arrange for the service.

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