It's the 1990s and the VHS tapes in a tiny independent video rental store are being returned with short, profoundly disturbing clips spliced into them. Despite having misgivings, the customers and employees of Nevada, Iowa's Video Hut are drawn into the mystery of these creepy videos. Their obsession leads to the discovery of one family's slow disintegration.Read More
Lissla has always lived in the shadow of her parents, the king and queen. Lissla’s mother was the most beautiful woman in all the kingdoms, and the king was deeply in love with her. Due to illness, the queen dies when Lissla is fifteen, and the king’s heart is shattered. As a mourning gift, Lissla receives Ash, a greyhound puppy, from a prince in a neighboring kingdom.Read More
“We are attempting to survive our time so we may live into yours."Read More
Humans are not alone in the universe. In Catherynne M. Valente's new science fiction comedy, we find out about the existence of aliens when electric blue fish-flamingoes appear in the living rooms of every human on earth announcing our invitation to the Metagalactic Grand Prix, an American Idol-styled singing competition designed to determine if newly discovered species are sentient or not.Read More
Only six more weeks until the first battle!
Be sure to pick up a copy of the battle books you want to read soon! Don’t see the book you want to read on the shelf? Place a hold on your …Read More
Set a decade before the original series, the new Star Trek show, the first since 2005, explores the legendary Federation-Klingon War.Read More
As a longtime Muse fan, I have high expectations for each new release.Read More
Thursday, January 03, 2019, 1:00 PM.
Our Classic Film Series continues with A History of Violence.Read More
Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released.Read More
Friday, January 18, 2019, 3:30 PM.
Every month, residents of Central Baptist Village meet in the Craft Room to discuss a book chosen by our Outreach Librarian. This month we're reading The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.Read More
The Big Water has come, and two billion people have died, but the Diné (Navajo Nation) have survived. Barely. Chronic drought, the collapse of central authority, and the fallout of the deadly Energy Wars have made life on the reservation precarious – and then there are the monsters.Read More
Quilling is one of those vintage crafts that has seen a resurgence in the last few years. Alli Bartkowski's Quilled Christmas elevates the traditional, relatively flat construction of quilled scenes and shows how quilling can be used to construct three dimensional paper sculptures like a miniature Christmas tree, a manger scene (with a quilled donkey, cow and sheep!), and several ornaments.Read More
Friday, January 11, 2019, 5:00 - 8:00 PM.
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.Read More
While the snow blows outside, blow away the chill with a bright blast of cheer by flipping through the pages of Country Living's Christmas at Home.Read More
It can be hard to explain things that we don’t interact with everyday. Especially things that happen all the time without us noticing. That bright ball in the sky is Earth’s best friend and does so much to help us. Nick Seluk makes concepts like the changing of seasons, how large our solar system is, and the water cycle accessible for younger readers in K-2nd.Read More
Wednesday, January 09, 2019. 1:30 PM.
Every month The Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted.Read More
Tuesdays, January 08, 2019. 2:00 PM & January 22, 2019. 6:00 PM.
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be A Quiet Place. A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. 2018. Rated PG-13. 1h 30m.Read More
Monday, January 07, 2019, 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
Tuesday, January 08, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 PM.
This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak.Read More
Thursday, December 20, 2018, 1:00 PM.
Our Classic Film Series continues with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.Read More