I'm one of those people who loves the holiday season, but there are plenty of folks who need a little help getting in the spirit. The library can help! We've got a great holiday collection of books for all ages and books on CD, too. Come on in and try one! On a special note, for the Thanksgiving holiday, the library will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25, and will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov 27.

Inside Out
The Messenger
Blue Crush
Saving Christmas (Christian)
Before We Go
Faith of Our Fathers (Christian)
Private Peaceful
The Ride
4 Film Favorites: Love Stories Collection
4 Film Favorites: Wedding Collection
Little Glory Time to Grow Up
Love Comes Along by Nora Roberts (CD F ROB)
Sunrise Collection by Karen Kingsbury (CD F KIN)
My Life on the Plains by General George A. Custer (973.8 CUS)
The Bridge of Dong Ha by John Grider Miller (959.704 MIL)
Large Print:
Watermelon Days and Firefly Nights by Annette Smith (LTE F SMI)
The Lie by Hesh Kestin (LTE F KES)
The Dream Merchant by Fred Waitzkin (LTE F WAI)
Fiction: All quotes are from publishers' summaries)
The Crossing by Michael Connelly (F CON Bos.20)
"Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. A woman has been brutally murdered in her bed and all evidence points to Haller's client, a former gang member turned family man. Though the murder rap seems ironclad, Mickey is sure it's a setup."
The Golem of Paris by Jonathan Kellerman (F KEL Gol.2)
"LAPD detective Jacob Lev comes across the file for a gruesome, unsolved murder. Finding the killer will take him halfway around the world, to Paris. It's a dangerous search for truth that plunges him into the past. For Jacob Lev, there is no place more frightening."
The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom (F MOR)
"The voice of Music narrates the tale of its most beloved disciple, young Frankie Presto, a war orphan raised by a blind music teacher in a small Spanish town. At nine years old, Frankie is sent to America in the bottom of a boat. His only possession is an old guitar and six precious strings. But Frankie's talent is touched by the gods, and his amazing journey weaves him through the musical landscape of the 20th century."
Come Rain or Come Shine by Jan Karon (F KAR Mit.11)
"Father Tim Kavanagh's adopted son has graduated from vet school and opened his own animal clinic. Since money is tight, he and Lace Harper, his soul mate, should keep their wedding simple. All of Mitford gets involved to help! Karon delivers the wedding that millions of Mitford fans have waited for."
Buffalo Trail by Jeff Guinn (WF GUI)
"Cash McLendon is in desperate need of a safe haven somewhere anywhere on the frontier. Fleeing to Dodge City, he falls in with an intrepid band of buffalo hunters determined to head south to forbidden Indian Territory in the Texas panhandle. But no good can come of entering the prohibited lands they've crossed into."
The Counterfeit Heiress by Tasha Alexander (F ALE Ash.9)
"After an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying to pass herself off as the mysterious heiress and world traveler Estella Lamar. Each small discovery, however, leads to more questions."
Designated Daughters by Margaret Maron (F MAR)
"When Judge Deborah Knott is summoned to her Aunt Rachel's bedside, the dying woman is surrounded by her whole family. Semi-conscious Rachel breaks weeks of pained silence with snippets of random stories. But the Knott family's joy quickly gives way to shock: less than an hour later, Aunt Rachel is found dead in her bed, smothered with a pillow. Who would kill a woman on her deathbed?"
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