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Daland Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Library Trustees
Time: Jan 19, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Daland Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Library Trustees Special Meeting
Time: Jan 12, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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The January meeting of the Morning Book Discussion Group has been moved to Tuesday, January 5th at 10:00AM. Zoom invitation below. Join in to help plan for the 2021 year.

Daland Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Morning Book Discussion
Time: Jan 5, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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We’re pulled together a list of the best books of 2020. Join us as we take a look back at 2020 for the highs and lows of the year.

Amy:

2020 New Fiction

1. The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel

2. Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy 

3. Greenwood by Michael Christie

4. Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit

5. Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

6. The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow

7. The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E.Schwab

8. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

9. Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam

Honorable Mentions:

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno Garcia

The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Dare

Conjure Women by Afia Atakora

Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult

Fiction Published Before 2020

1. A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

2. The Warehouse by Rob Hart

3. The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

4.Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

5.The World We Knew by Alice Hoffman

6. Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

7. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

8. History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

9. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

Honorable Mentions:

The Witch Elm by Tana French

The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia

Non-Fiction

1. Children of the Land by Marcello Hernandez Castillo

2. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

3. She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

4. The Yellow House by Sarah Broom

5. Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker

6. The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean

7. The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede

8. Breath by James Nestor

9. A Most Beautiful Thing by Arshay Cooper

Honorable Mentions:

The Unwinding of the Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters by Anne Boyd Rioux

Bonnie:

  • Dear Edward by Anna Napolitanio
  • Breathe by James Nestor

Madison:

  • When Things Fall Apart by Peme Chodron
  • Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham
  • The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

JoAnn:

  • Louise Penny Inspector Ganache Series
  • Station 11 by Emily John Mandel

…. And More Best of 2020 Booklists:

Holiday Hours

Winter Reading Marathon

Winter Reading Marathon Registration is OPEN!

Click on the link below to sign up and start reading!

https://forms.gle/9qy5peLSgDA4Wuvy7

Reading logs available in Curbside Pickup or print them at home.

Snow Closure

Daland Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Library Trustees Meeting
Time: Dec 15, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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SERVICE UPDATE!

Due to the increase in COVID cases in Mont Vernon, the library will rollback services to CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY until the end of December. The main library building will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, Dec. 9th. Curbside Pickup will remain open in the library entrance where requested materials can be picked up during open hours.

Here are 3 easy ways to request materials.
1. Log in to the online card catalog at https://daland.biblionix.com/catalog/ with your library card number and reserve your materials for pick up. Don’t have your card number? Call us at 673-7888
2. Call the staff or email your request! We’d love to help you get what you need. Phone: 673-7888. Email:dalandlibrary@comcast.net
3. Stop at the library, fill out a request form, and leave it at the door. We will call you when it’s ready.

Curbside Pickup Hours: Tuesday- Thursday: 10:00am – 8:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am – 1:00pm, Closed: Sunday &Monday

Daland Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Morning Book Discussion
Time: Dec 7, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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