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On the Lookout for Good Books

Jan Bobbett Welcome to 2023. I hope you’ll stop by our library to meet our librarians and explore our variety of books. The Christmas books are now back in storage until we face Christmas 2023. As always, our Library Board strives to reflect our customers’ interests. Here are some Library Board purchases in December (you…

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Bette Hargrave Favorite books and/or classics read and promoted for your reading pleasure: The Oxbow Incident, by Walter Van Tilbury Clark (1909-1971). From The New Yorker magazine: “A masterpiece. The Oxbow Incident bears about the same relation to an ordinary western that The Maltese Falcon does to a hack detective story.” My husband found this novel on his reading…

The Library Corner at SLCC

Bette Hargrave Hello from your beautiful library. On May 1, 1886, more than 300,000 workers in 13,000 businesses across the United States of America walked off their jobs in the first May Day celebration in our history (information picked off the Google app). Another bit of knowledge as I’ve read regarding May Day calls it…

The Library Corner at SLCC

Bette Hargrave Welcome to our SLCC Library and reading room! April really brings the showers in other parts of the country—the blooms of spring follow. You may wish to travel to see the changes, but you may also see through your reading! Our library is a popular place to unwind and get comfortable reading a…

The Library Corner at SLCC: Happy New Year

Bette Hargrave Happy New Year to our fabulous reading patrons, and thank you for your continuing patronage and donations. You are the reason for the many volunteers who enjoy working for this beautiful library. Pat Weitzel, our assistant head librarian, is also in charge of Best Seller purchases. We thankfully welcome her back to purchase…

The Library Corner at SLCC: Merry Christmas to All

Bette Hargrave Merry Christmas to all! Starting in November, we have featured Christmas-themed novels that the library has accumulated in the past several years. They are found on the end caps of the regular bookcases and above the hardcover Mystery and regular Fiction. I hope you will enjoy! The library volunteers will be honored with…

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Bette Hargrave Dear friends and patrons, October is here, and I’m looking forward to planting my winter flowers and gathering with friends for the Sock Hop at the San Tan Ballroom on Oct. 17. Contact John Yu at 480-699-7334 for information. For your convenience, the Sun Lakes Country Club, Phase 1 has extra copies of…

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Bette Hargrave Dear friends and patrons, September, a favorite month, is upon us. Back-to-school sales, changing colors of autumn—heat is still here, but soon to cool down. In August, we purchased these fine stories: Fallen by Linda Castillo, It’s Better That Way by Debbie Macomber, The Palm Beach Murders by James Patterson, The Rose Code by Kate Quinn, and in…

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Bette Hargrave Happy Fourth of July, everyone! The heat is here, but we have new books, a comfortable library, and it’s cool! Come visit us and enjoy. One of the best new books on our new purchases list is The Last Green Valley by Mark Sullivan. He is the author of the number-one bestseller Beneath a…

The Library Corner at SLCC

Bette Hargrave At the recent library board meeting, we welcomed Ev Rainwater as our seventh board member, replacing Pat Ducet. Ev Rainwater has been a volunteer with the SLCC Library approximately eight years, and we are all looking forward to working with her in the closer relationship of the board. Thank you to both Pat…