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At the Library

By Jo Weidner, Washington Public Library | Mar 11, 2013

Did you know reading a book is literally a walk in the park? Thanks to Larry Weidner, our first story walk launched on Feb. 16. It is a new project for the library that combines physical activity and literacy while spending time together outdoors with family. It is currently located south of New Dawn in Sunset Park. The feedback from the Story Walk has been positive, and I am thankful it has withstood the abuse of late winter storms. With the ground still frozen there is still time to get out and enjoy some reading and walking.

Future walks will be set up in area parks and trails throughout the county beginning this spring.

The following new materials are available.

Adult Fiction

Breaking Point by C. J. Box, The Children of Kings by Marion Zimmer Bradley, The Chance by Karen Kingsbury, The Survivor by DiAnn Mills, The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates, The Icecutter's Daughter by Tracie Peterson

Adult Nonfiction

The Secrets of Happy Familes by Bruce Feiler, Great Expectation by Robert Gottlieb, Beyond Belief by Jenna Miscavige Hill, Coping With OCD by Bruce M. Hyman, Health Care Reform and American Politics by Lawrence R. Jacobs, Beating Obamacare by Betsy McCaughey, Honor Thy Parents by Nick Pezzente, Not Lost Forever by Carmina Salcido

Young Adult Nonfiction

Teen Cuisine by Matthew Locricchio

Juvenile Fiction

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Easy Children's

Marley and the Great Easter Egg Hunt by John Grogan, Grumpy Goat by Brett Helquist, The Black Rabbit by Philippa Leathers, Otis and the Puppy by Loren Long, Plant a Kiss by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Adult DVDs

Beasts of the Southern Wild, Cabaret, The Dynamiter, Teddy Bear

Children's DVDs

Bambi, Olivia, Tangled




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