National Library Week (April 4 — 10, 2021) is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries, library workers’ contributions and promote library use and support.

The theme for National Library Week 2021 is “Welcome to Your Library.”

During the pandemic, library workers continue to exceed their communities’ demands and adapt resources and services to meet their users’ needs during these challenging times. Whether people visit in person or virtually, libraries offer endless opportunities to transform lives through education and lifelong learning. ~ALA

“Welcome to Your Library!” Stop by this week, get a library card and check out your library!

I would like to take this time to thank the wonderful Library Ladies at John L. Street Library. Kim is Technical Services, Ms. Katie is Children’s Librarian, Breanna, Mady, Carlee and Chastity are desk clerks, Maddison is our student worker. They all do a wonderful job and I am very proud of all of them.

Pam’s Pick this week is: “Her Dark Lies” by J.T. Ellison, this is the story of the wealthy Compton family. Claire disregards messages from an anonymous texter who claims her fiancé is not the man he claims to be. Claire travels to Italy for her destination wedding. After getting there a few accidents threaten to expose old family secrets. Maybe the texter was right.

New Fiction: “If I Disappear” by Eliza Jane Brazier, “Meant to Be” by Jude Deveraux, “The Eagle and the Viper” by Loren D. Estleman, “The Bounty” by Janet Evanovich, this is the seventh book in the Fox and O’Hare series, “Infinite” by Brian Freeman, “How Beautiful We Were” by Imbolo Mbue, and “The Palm Beach Murders” by James Patterson.

New Christian Fiction: “The Coffee Corner” by Amy Clipston, this is the third book in the Amish Marketplace.

New Non-fiction: “Everything Will Be Okay: Life Lessons for Young Women (From a Former Young Woman)” by Dana Perino, “Unearthed: the Smithsonian National Gem Collection: Surprising Stories Behind the Jewels” by Jeffrey Post, “The Preserving Answer Book: Expert Tips, Techniques, and Best Methods for Preserving All Your Favorite Foods” by Sherri Brooks Vinton, and “Sewing for the Absolute Beginner” by Caroline Smith.

New Biography: “The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of Human Race” by Walter Isaacson.

New Audio Books: “Serpentine” by Jonathan Kellerman, and “The Bounty” by Janet Evanovich.

New CDs: “My Savior” by Carrie Underwood, and “Precious Memories” by Randy Travis.

New DVDs: “Tesla,” and “PAW Patrol: Jet to the Rescue.”

New TV Season: “CSI” season 7.

Next week is the last week for free tax service. If you need an appointment please call the library at 270-522-6301.

Don’t forget Story Time with Ms. Katie every Wednesday at 10:30 on Facebook.

Happy Reading!

Reach Pam Metts, John L. Street Library director, at 244 Main St., Cadiz, or call 270-522-6301.

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