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Stanley Library News, January 26, 2017

By Jane Somerville

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What a winter
It's been quite a winter and it's not over yet! We have new books, audio books, videos and great programs to help you fight cabin fever.
New materials
New videos include Season One and Season Two of Poldark, The Revenant, All is Lost, Zootopia, and The Good Dinosaur.

Among the new audio books we offer The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, The Girl from Venice by Martin Cruz Smith, NPR Road Trips Collection, and Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler.

Our new book collection has something for everyone including the entire collection of the Sci-Fi Emberverse series by S.M. Stirling, Moonglow by Michael Chabon, The Dry by Jane Harper, Turbo Twenty Three by Janet Evanovich, Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware, Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner, The Book That Matters the Most by Ann Hood, and The Whistler by John Grisham. Non-fiction selections include Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen, Thank You for Being Late by Thomas L. Friedman, A World in Disarray by Richard Haass, Sometimes Brilliant by Larry Brilliant, and How Propaganda Works by Jason Stanley.

STEAM Club
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Club for school age children meets every Saturday at 10:30. Projects on astronomy, volcanoes, weather and more are coming up. There will NOT be STEAM Club this Saturday, January 28, the club will resume February 4th. All school age children are welcome.
Books, Burgers, and Brews
Our Books, Burgers, and Brews discussion is a highlight of the winter. So far this season we have discussed Moonshadows by Julie Weston, The Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, The Dogstars by Peter Heller, and The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. In February we will discuss Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen Dubner, and City of Thieves by David Benioff in March.
Adult coloring and Zentangles
Adult coloring and Zentangles is held on the first Monday of each month, and we'll have a movie night and game night every month through May.
Stanley Library hours and other info
We are back to regular hours until next summer. Library hours are Monday 12-6, Tuesday and Wednesday 12-4, and Thursday 12-6, Friday and Saturday 10-6.
Library phone number is 774-2470.
Email address is stanley.id.library@gmail.com.
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a photo of a Sparky Easom with flowers
Sparky Easom shares his expertise on local wildflowers.
Photo by Jane Somerville
a photo of a student and his prize
A lucky young man with his (phony) one hundred dollar bill reward for finding the diamond bracelet baked in his donut at the recent Read'n'Feed
 a picture of the Christmas Reading and Attendees
Christmas Reading and Attendees at Beckwith's Cabin
 a picture of Thad Gerheim
Photographer Thad Gerheim
Board chairman Phil Coonts and trustee Doug Plass hang the new sign on Niece Avenue. Board chairman Phil Coonts and trustee Doug Plass hang the new sign on Niece Avenue.
Board chairman Phil Coonts and trustee Doug Plass hang the new sign on Niece Avenue.
Photo credit: Library staff
Board chair Phil Coonts (upper right) and his crew install the new sign on the front of the building.
Board chair Phil Coonts (upper right) and his crew install the new sign on the front of the building
STEAM Club activities
STEAM Club activities
STEAM Club activities
STEAM Club activities
Stanley school students and the new Libri Foundation books
Stanley school students and the new Libri Foundation books!
A picture of kids reacting to a smelly experiment
Piper and Taylor react to a smelly experiment
Photo by Phil Enright
A picture of Sparky Easom reading to audience
Sparky Easom delighted kids and grown ups with his
selection of Santa's Stuck by Rhonda Gowler Greene.
Photo courtesy of Jim Stark
A picture of the library Grand Celebration July 6, 2013
The crowd enjoys a lovely party celebrating the completion of the new library
View the time lapse video of building the new library!
board and director holding a banner
Trustees Dave Lesser, Lynne Hutchins, Sylvia Hamilton, Doug Plass
and Phil Coonts, along with director Jane Somerville,
proudly display the banner that shows we did it!
Click here to follow the story of the construction of our new library.
Anthony Doerr signs books after speaking at the 4th annual Friends of the Library luncheon.
Anthony Doerr signs books after speaking at
the 4th annual Friends of the Library luncheon.
photo of Lisa adding to fundraising thermometer
Friend of the Library Lisa Muscavage
adds to the fund raising thermometer
Photo by Jane Somerville
photo of early construction
Construction is moving right along as Sawtooth Valley Builders
set the walls on the new library on Niece Avenue
Photo by Jane Somerville
photo of early construction
Construction begins!
Carole King shares a funny moment of her life during Storytime.
Carole King shares a funny moment of
her life during "Storytime"
Photo by Elissa Kline
photo of boy on Santa's lap
Santa has a serious visit with William Mitchell.
Photo by Gary Gadwa
photo of kids reading
Two of the youngest participants at the Christmas Reading
had their own little reading after the grown-ups were finished
Photo by Leise Dean
photo of signing the new building lease
Board chair Ellen Glaccum signs the lease for the new library property
while trustees Ervine Baird and Julie Rember,and city clerk Doug Plass look on
Camused crowd listens as Dave Kimpton reads a selection from Patrick McManus.
An amused crowd listens as Dave Kimpton
reads a selection from Patrick McManus.
Photo by Jane Somerville
Orval Hansen tells of the creation of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.
Orval Hansen tells of the creation of
the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.
Photo by Julie Rember
Viking shields at a recent Read'n'Feed
L to R: Ottar the Gimp, Olaf the Hag, Ota the Great,
Hervor the Horrible and Hak the Insane show off
their Viking shields at a recent Read'n'Feed.
 June Hansen regales her audience with tales from the theatre
June Hansen regales her audience with tales from the theatre
Photo by Julie Rember
Author Ridley Pearson signs books for Stanley area kids
Author Ridley Pearson signs books for Stanley area kids
Photo by Julie Rember

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