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Science Books Discussion Group

The Science Book Discussion Group is Noel Wien Library’s longest running group. It has been meeting for nearly 20 years and does NOT require any particular background in science. The books chosen are those that would be of interest to the general adult reader with an interest in all aspects of science and technology. Books can be borrowed or purchased at cost ($10 or less, often much less).

March 3 – Hitler’s Scientists: science, war, and the devil’s pact by John Cornwell

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Mother Moose

Tuesday, February 24th, 6:30 PM
Noel Wien Library Berry Room

Bring your baby or toddler up to 23 months, and enjoy a sweet, short lapsit program of rhymes and a story, followed by social time with developmental toys for babies/toddlers and caretakers. Mother Moose is designed to encourage early literacy through shared stories, music, developmental activities, and movement. Please join us and get to know other parents of similar aged children.

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New Book Releases

Watch for the following recently released or soon to be released titles to be added to the catalog:

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast
39 Clues Doublecross #2 by C. Alexander London
Dragonfly Effect (Hypnotists series) by Gordon Korman
Land of Stories series: Book #4 by Chris Colfer
Suitcase Full of Ghosts (Creepella Von Cacklefur series)

When these titles are listed in the public library’s online catalog, you may place a hold for them by using the Place A Hold feature, along with your library card and PIN.

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Presented in collaboration with the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Explore oceans through fun activities for the whole family.

Sunday, February 15th, 2:00 p.m.

Explore animals who live in icy environments through a book reading
and a fun presentation by scientist Lara Horstmann-Dehn

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February 2015

Here’s a list of the 100 Top Romance Authors that came out of a survey by the All About Romance web page in 2013. Actually, the site was looking for a readers’ list of favorite Romance BOOKS and noticed that many authors received nominations for several of their books – but that no one book of these authors ended up being a clear top 100 TITLE. When the tally was by author, the result was quite different from the tally by title. So, here’s the author list. If you are interested in the results of All About Romance’s annual Best Books poll, go to You’ll find lots of other information, reviews, and several nifty lists for those who enjoy romantic reads, too.

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