LARNED — The Jordaan Memorial Library book club will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 19. Come see the newest books ready for checkout. Come prepared to share a book you are currently reading. Enjoy the conversation and find some new authors to read.
We appreciate donations of books and magazines but please call before you come.
A few things to consider before you donate books —
Paperbacks held together with rubber bands and no covers need to be thrown away.
Books that have been stored for years need to be dumped. Textbooks more than 10 years old are not useful to anyone.
Moldy books are a health hazard. Thanks for your cooperation.
Carley Winsted’s husband died suddenly after a heart attack. Carley discovered the family finances were in dire straits but she was determined to stay in her home, a grand historic house on Nantucket Island. She transforms her home into a bed and breakfast over the objections of her mother-in-law.
She faces another challenge when a friend forces her to keep a secret that will undo families and friendships. Carley also has to deal with an array of feelings when her husband’s former law partner keeps showing up at unexpected times in “Heat Wave,” by Nancy Thayer.
Julia Evarts and her five-year-old daughter Gracie come home one afternoon and find a loaf of Amish Friendship Bread and a bag of starter on the doorstep. Julia is at a loss of how to move on with her life and is tempted to throw the unwanted gift away but bakes the bread to make Gracie happy.
She shares the starter with two newcomers and they become friends. Soon the whole town is baking bread and unites behind a common cause in “Friendship Bread,” by Darien Gee.
Prairie Style Gardens
“Prairie-Style Gardens,” by Lynn M. Stiner is a practical guide to using prairie plants in typical urban or suburban setting. Prairie plants are excellent choices for any area with plenty of sunshine and good drainage. A plant profiles section helps you choose which plants look best and will flourish in your location.