Check out the latest at Jervis Public Library

Posted 9/1/19

Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., has 110,000 books; tens of thousands of digital books, audiobooks, movies, comics, and music via the hoopla app; nearly 20,000 digital books and …

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Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., has 110,000 books; tens of thousands of digital books, audiobooks, movies, comics, and music via the hoopla app; nearly 20,000 digital books and audiobooks via OverDrive’s Libby app; 4,500 DVDs; 6,000 books on CD; nearly 200 magazines and newspapers; and 155 digital magazines.

Borrow unique items including fishing poles, karaoke machine and CDs, DVD player, VCR, and Kill-a-Watt meter. The library also offers meeting rooms, licensed Notary Public, and one-on-one tech help — call ahead for availability.

Access all this with a free library card. To get your library card, bring in identification with your current address. Library hours: 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 5:30 p.m. Fridays. The library is closed Sundays, and Saturdays until Sept. 14. Call 315-336-4570 or online at www.jervislibrary.org.

Events

* registration required

Monday, CLOSED for Labor Day

Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Toddler Story Time*; 2:30 p.m., Drop-In Tech Help; 5 p.m., Gansevoort Back to School Night

Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Safe Place to Game—Trading Card Games

Thursday, 10 a.m., Learn Computers at GCFLearnFree.org; 5 p.m., Climate Control Information Session hosted by Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon, guest speaker Dr. Ken Mazlan

Friday, 4 p.m., Youth Advisory Committee

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Top Titles

“Have You Seen Luis Velez?” by Catherine Ryan Hyde.From Lake Union Publishing.

Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn’t belong. Not with his mother’s new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father’s wife. Not at school, where he’s an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he’s tamed and to a blind 92-year-old woman in his building who’s introduced herself with a curious question: Have you seen Luis Velez?

Mildred Gutermann, a German Jew who narrowly escaped the Holocaust, has been alone since her caretaker disappeared. She turns to Raymond for help, and as he tries to track Luis down, a deep and unexpected friendship blossoms between the two.

“The Russian: A Thriller” by Ben Coes.  From St. Martin’s Press.

The Russian mafia has rapidly taken over the criminal underworld in the U.S. and law enforcement has been unable to stem the tide. When a powerful Russian mob family declares war by publicly executing two high-profile American politicians, the message is unmistakable – opposition will be met with overwhelming deadly force. With no other viable options, the President creates a clandestine assassinations team to find and eliminate the unreachable men running this deadly criminal operation.

The CIA recruits two Tier 1 operators – former Navy SEALs Billy Cosgrove and Rob Tacoma. But before they can even get started, the Russians act – murdering Cosgrove in his own home.

Kid’s Corner

“The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight” by Jennifer Holm.  From Random House Books for Young Readers.

Meet the Evil Princess and the Brave Knight. She casts terrible spells, while he fights dragons. He rescues cats in distress, while she makes mischief. No wonder there isn’t much peace in this kingdom! But is the Evil Princess really so evil? And is the Brave Knight truly as chivalrous as he seems? Children and parents will laugh at seeing familiar family dynamics play out in this charming and imaginative new story.

On display

Art & Knitting by Kirsten Stellato

Hispanic Heritage Month by Maranatha Artisans, Veronica Fugueroa

NYS RCSD Mentoring Program by Frank DiBerardino

DAR, Fort Stanwix Chapter by Judy Parker

Tinkergarten by Avarey Pincott

Rome Capitol Theatre

Did you know?

Sept. 6 is National Read A Book Day, and we can help you find one you’ll enjoy! The library has an expanding collection of regular and large print books, and audiobooks on CD. Ebooks and e-audiobooks are available on Overdrive and Hoopla, which you can find through our website at www.jervislibrary.org. All are free with your library card!  

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