LARNED — Jordaan Memorial Library will be closed Friday, Nov. 11 to observe Veterans Day. The library will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 and observe regular Saturday hours .
Kids between six and 11 years of age come now and sign up for the Native American program at 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. The program will be presented by Ellen Jones, a ranger at Fort Larned Historical site. There will be Native American games, stories, and a painting project. The enrollment is limited to 25. The program is part the Fort’s Native American Month Celebration.
The Jordaan Library Book Club will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the Cummins Room. Bring along the book you are currently reading and share with the group. New books will be on display and ready for check out. Come enjoy the conversation. You may discover a new author.
‘The Ares Decision’
In northern Uganda, an American special forces team is decimated by a group of normally peaceful farmers. Video of the event shows men, women and children possessing supernatural speed, strength and a rage that makes them immune to pain.
Army microbiologist Colonel Jon Smith is sent to investigate the attack and finds evidence of a parasitic infection that had recurred for centuries and then gone dormant. Now, the parasite had been purposely kept alive and transmitted in acts of terrorism.
The director of Iranian Intelligence is also in Uganda trying to obtain this biological weapon to release on the West. Smith and his team discover the Iranians may not be their only enemy in Robert Ludlum’s “The Ares Decision.”
Oscar Finley and Wally Figg have practiced law for 25 years, a two bit operation that is always in search of the break.
Their specialties are quickie divorces, DUIs and the jackpot work of an occasional car wreck. Things change when luck stumbles in their door. David Zinc, a young but burned out attorney, walks away from his fast track career at a fancy downtown firm.
After a serious bender, David sobers up and realizes he has no job. Even Finley and Figg looks pretty good. With their new associate on board F&F are ready to tackle a really big case in “The Litigators,” by John Grisham.
Lucy McCarthy, a UNICEF worker returns to Australia for her father’s funeral only to discover she’s not his daughter at all. She’s been disinherited in favor an illegitimate brother.
Her old high school boyfriend Flynn Pedersen supports Lucy as she waits for DNA test results to begin the search for her real father. The spark is rekindled but Flynn is afraid Lucy’s commitment to working with children will prevent her from staying with him in “Loving Lucy,” by Noelene Jenkinson.