Archive for July 17, 2012
Explore animals and their environment while having fun and viewing real wild animals. Join the Animal Ambassadors for learning and fun on Thursday, July 19 at 3 p.m. at the North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. We will see a short-tailed opossum, a boa constrictor, and a bearded dragon. This interactive, educational program is presented by the Heard Natural Science Museum and is best for ages 5 and up. Seating is limited and free tickets will be available starting one hour before the show on a first-come, first-served basis.
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I’m reading The true meaning of smekday It’s a really fun book written from the point of view of a little girl describing her experience of the alien invasion. The book is very humorous because the aliens have the same attitude as early Europeans did during their reign of conquest. The book is also about unlikely friendships, and is great for those who love adventure stories.
North Branch Library is acquiring Agatha Christie’s novels in large print. So what better time than summer to re-read the “Madame of Murder” Agatha Christie. I have seen the movies and have read the books many, many years ago, so re-reading these two titles was like visiting old friends. I even thought I remembered “who done it” but I was dead wrong.
In 4:50 from Paddington Mrs. McGillicuddy sees a man strangling a woman on a passing train. She reports what she saw to the authorities with unconvincing results. Mrs. McGillicuddy turns to her good friend Miss Marple for help. Only the demure Miss Marple can logically pursue the clues to solve the crime and get the murderer to confess. But where and to who will the clues lead her?
Jerry Burton is our first-person narrator in The Moving Finger. He is convalescing in the quiet town of Lymstock, a town with its share of shameful secrets. An outbreak of anonymous hate mail causes one of the recipients to commit suicide. The corner ruled this death as suicide but Miss Marple questions the ruling. Now no one trusts anyone as secrets are becoming the catalyst to murder.