Friday closing
The Pember will not open today due to the forecast of imminent bad weather. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Fines will be waived for any items that become overdue because of the closing. Lucy has plenty of food and water so no one should worry about her. I plan to do some library work
Contest Winners
Ellen won the Santa plaque. The Nora Roberts book is going to Mary Ann. Thanks to all who took part in the contest!
Feed the Kitty
Lucy has been at the library for over a month now. She has done her job well: to act charming and make the library a welcoming and homey place. We will be placing a jar at the counter for people to make contributions toward Lucy’s upkeep. Thank you
Library Closed
The library will remain closed today because of poor road conditions. Fines will be waived for books that become overdue because of the closing.
For Job Hunters
Here are some links to help you get started with your search: careerOneStop capitalareahelpwanted.com indeed.com Good luck.
Books make the best presents
Thinking of buying a book for that child or teen on your holiday list? Books make great gifts. Choosing the right one is difficult. The following is from School Library Journal. “After carefully culling through our Best Books 2008 list , we came up with 21 irresistible titles chosen for their sure-fire kid-pleasing appeal. Click here
Two new books
I read two new books this past week and enjoyed them both.  Alex Kava’s Exposed deals with FBI agents Maggie O’Dell and Assistant Director Cunninham trying to solve seemingly unrelated deaths.  In trying to solve the problem they are drawn into a trap that results in tragedy.  It’s frightening on one level as it deals
Book Club
The book, which will be available at the library after December 15, is For Her Own Good: Two Centuries of the Experts' Advice to Women, by Barbara Ehrenreich.