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The Library Corner at SLCC: Which Book to Borrow?

Jan Bobbett Finding the right book in our library is always a challenge—not because of the selection. There are plenty to choose from. It’s just that making choices can be challenging. I really like regular fiction hardbacks, so I frequently wander through the hardback fiction section. That offers quite an array, and it’s fun to…

Tis the Season at SLCC

Jan Bobbett By now, most newcomers are all moved in and ready for their first winter holiday season. It’s time to think about our own traditions, such as decorating our home. One popular tradition is to curl up with a book that reflects the season. As Sun Lakers quickly discover, we have an excellent Maricopa…

The Library Corner at SLCC

Bette Hargrave We all have our favorite genres of reading material, and mine is historical fiction. Daughter of the Reich, by Louise Fein, is a beautifully written debut novel. Gill Paul, bestselling author of The Secret Wife, has reviewed with these words, and I totally agree: “I couldn’t believe it when I read this is a debut,…

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Bette Hargrave September is here, and we’ll soon be cooler. In August, the library purchased the following novels for your enjoyment. Please stop in to see us. 1. The 6:20 Man, by David Baldacci. Since I’m a fan of his work, I quickly took advantage of our library. A cryptic murder pulls a former soldier…

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Bette Hargrave On July 9, a very nice turnout of SLCC Library volunteers had a wonderful luncheon in our Sun Lakes Country Club Sunset Grill. We had good food, good service, good prices, and good friends! The group discussed books, the upcoming movie from the novel Where the Crawdads Sing, laughed with Mary and her…

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Bette Hargrave July, one of our hottest months of the year! Arizona, the real West, and you just can’t beat a good Western! Once again, I’m pushing a Louis L’Amour novel. Conagher, copyright 1969, filled the bill. Jacob and Evie Teale, newly married, travel west by wagon with two young children from Mr. Teale’s first…

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Bette Hargrave Hello Again, I’m sorry I missed the February Splash. I made a trip to Minnesota/Wisconsin for family affairs. While there, I, of course, experienced cold and snow and slush and salt, but also beautiful night skies with a romantic moon, deer browsing under the birdfeeders, wonderful dinners, and, best of all, meeting two…

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Bette Hargrave Happy May Day, everyone! As a child, this was the day Mother sent me to my neighborhood friends with homemade, paper baskets filled with candy. I was to knock on their door, leave the basket, and run home. An older neighbor girl was waiting on my porch and held me from getting in…

The Library Corner at SLCC

Bette Hargrave Dear Friends and Readers, Our library has recently had multiple compliments regarding the atmosphere and quality of our reading materials. Thank you from all of the volunteers and our building management! Something new for us to brag about is signage recently installed to help you find categories and authors. Happy hunting and reading!…