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The Book Nook
New art at the library
Great Bend Public Library 1

Newly Added Fiction Items
“2nd Chance,” by James Patterson
“A Mate for Titan,” by Charlene Hartnady
“A Plain Leaving,” by Leslie Gould
“Aiding the Dragon,” by Jessie Donovan
“Aveoth,” by Laurann Dohner
“Bear’s Redemption,” by Lisa Ladew
“Blind Spot,” by Dani Pettrey
“Blindspot,” by Jane Kamensky
“Christmas at Charnton,” by Tamera Alexander
“Divine Justice,” by David Baldacci
“Don’t Blink,” by James Patterson
“Forbidden Dragon,” by Charlene Hartnady
“Home to Holly Springs,” by Jan Karon
“Honeymoon,” by James Patterson
“Lethal Lies,” by Rebecca Zanetti
“Lorn,” by Laurann Dohner
“Mary, Mary,” by James Patterson
“Native,” by Mike Sparrow
“Private Games,” by James Patterson
“Revenger,” by Frank Leslie
“Run for Your Life,” by James Patterson
“Shifter’s Innocent,” by Lisa Ladew
“Shifter’s Rogue,” by Lisa Ladew
“Step on a Crack,” by James Patterson
“The 8th Confession,” by James Patterson
“The Appeal,” by John Grisham

Greetings from your Great Bend Public Library. We had a lot of fun this past week with our special Storytime and getting to see everyone in their costumes.
We have two art displays going up this week. The first is a short display put on by Barton Community College Title IX Office together with the Family Crisis Center of Great Bend. The Display is titled “What Were You Wearing,” This installation will also show concurrently at the College and Barton County Courthouse Lobby from Nov. 6-Nov. 10. It is a student sexual-assault survivor art installation that will be up in the library from Friday, Nov. 3 to Friday, Nov. 10. An opening reception will be on Monday Nov. 6 from 4:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. in the Upper Level Student Union on the Barton Community College Campus. Light refreshments will be served. You can RSVP with Cheryl Brown at (620)-786-7441.
We are excited to announce that our other art display by Bev Simonson, Karen Shaner, and Cynthia Collier Wilson will be up for the entire month. The display is titled “Our Favorite Things.” There will be a reception with refreshments on Sunday, Nov. 5 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. in the library proper.
Sunday, Nov. 5 there will be a Friends of the Library meeting at 2 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 6 there is Innovation Station at 4 p.m. in the Children’s Department. The Teen Spot becomes a quiet study area at 4 p.m. and last but not least there is Crochet @ the Library at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 7 brings Baby Bounce Storytime at 9:30 a.m. There will be a Teen Advisory Group meeting in the Teen Spot at 5 p.m. At 6:30 p.m. there is a special Pajama Storytime for Kansas Reads to Preschoolers month.
Wednesday, Nov. 8 we have Bi-Lingual Storytime at 10:30 a.m. At 3:30 p.m. there is a Tinkercad 3D Print Design class. At 4 p.m. there is a Teen Movie.
Friday, Nov. 9 there is Crochet @ the Library at 3 p.m. At 6 p.m. there is a Teen Cooking Day. Teens do need to register for this event.
Friday, Nov. 10 there is a Pre-school Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
We wanted to let all of you know to save the date for Wednesday, Dec. 20 for our Special Storytime with Mr. and Mrs. Claus at 6:30 p.m. Milk and Cookies will be provided.

 Elizabeth Dukelow is the Data/Materials Manager and Marketing Librarian at the Great Bend Public Library. She can be reached by email at