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Imagination Library starts Sept. 18

Jordaan Library

POSTED September 9, 2011 4:45 p.m.
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The Imagination Library starts Sept. 18 at the ...

LARNED — Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is coming to Larned.  The United Way of Central Kansas and Pamida have provided the funding to start the program for children in the 67550 zip code, bringing it to the Jordaan Memorial Library.
Children from birth to five years of age will receive a book of their own each month after the child is registered.
The kickoff for the program will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the library. Parents and their children are invited to sign up for the program that day. Computers will be available for online sign up. Mark your calendar and enroll your preschool child.
The Jordaan Library Book Club will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 in the library. Come join in the lively discussion of books new and old.  Find new authors. See the latest books ready for check out.
New books
‘Saint’s Gate’
Emma Sharpe, an art crimes expert with the FBI is summoned to a convent on the Maine coast because of her past with the religious order.  Her family is connected to the mysterious painting with scenes of Irish lore and Viking legends. 
The nun who contacted Emma is murdered and Father Bracken asks Colin Donovan, a deep-cover FBI agent for help.  The murder, international art heists and the convent’s secrets are too intriguing to pass up. As the danger increases Colin is certain the interesting Emma Sharpe is at the center in “Saint’s Gate,” by Carla Neggers.
‘Best Staged Plans’
Sandy Sullivan, a professional home stager, can transform cluttered homes into houses ready for sale. However, her own home is another issue. 
Her husband and son refuse to cooperate. Sandy takes a job in Atlanta to stage a boutique hotel for her best friend’s boyfriend. It’s a perfect opportunity to spend some time with her married daughter Shannon.
But the best laid plans have a way of not working out. Shannon has to leave town for training and Sandy begins to suspect her friend’s boyfriend may be seeing another woman.  Sandy’s life has suddenly become complicated in “Best Staged Plans,” by Claire Cook.
‘Bite by Bite’
“Bite by Bite: 100 Stylish Little Plates You Can Make For Any Party,” is Peter Callahan’s debut cookbook.  It is full of creative recipes, unique party ideas and vibrant food photography. Everything you need including the kitchen utensils needed and tips for implying preparations accompanies each recipe.
‘Secrets of the FBI’
“The Secrets of the FBI,” by Ronald Kessler presents headline making disclosures about the most important figures and events of our time.
Kessler had access to hundreds of current and former FBI agents and to the FBI laboratory and training center. The FBI is involved in almost every aspect American life. Kessler has penetrated the wall of secrecy to write a powerful book.


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