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Fast track to weight loss free program tonight

Tonight (Thursday, Sept. 22) from 6–7 p.m., a local expert on health and wellness is presenting a special free program called “The Fast Track to Permanent Weight Loss and Vitality” at the library. Author, chef and wellness coach Tess Challis will discuss how you can drop weight quickly, safely and permanently by following just a few simple guidelines.

Tess’s healthy weight loss program has been endorsed by Dr. Neal Barnard, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and she has had countless success stories from people using her program. Tess says that most report not only dramatic weight loss in just two weeks, but also lower cholesterol levels, more energy, better skin and an improvement in their overall health.

‘The Robe’

Spiritual fiction is the genre of the month. Check out the display in the Adult Fiction section, and join us for this month’s free movie with popcorn at 1 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, September 23) when we will see “The Robe,” starring Richard Burton, Jean Simmons and Victor Mature.

Technology Tuesday

Assistant library director Tessa Michaelson Schmidt is available Sept. 27 from 3–5 p.m. to give you one-on-one computer help in her very popular sessions called Technology Tuesdays with Tessa.

Christian fiction

“Belonging” by Robin Lee Hatcher is set in Idaho where a young lady who is the tiny community’s new school teacher sets out to create a future for herself that is better than her painful past.


“Saint’s Gate” by Carla Neggers is a mystery that takes readers to the crossroads of art and murder. “The Keepers of Lost Causes” by Jussi Adler-Olsen is the first installment of the new international bestselling Department Q series featuring chief detective Carl Morck in Copenhagen. “Anatomy of a Disappearance” by Hisham Matar is a mystery set in Cairo. “Where the Shadows Lie” by Michael Ridpath is a murder mystery involving an ancient manuscript set in Iceland.

Other new novels

“Rules of Civility” by Amor Towles is set in the publishing world of New York City in the late 1930s. “Full Black” by Brad Thor is a thriller of terrorism featuring former Navy SEAL operative Scot Harvath. “The Most Dangerous Thing” by Laura Lippman tells of the aftermath of a huge secret shared by five friends. “The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh features a young woman with a gift for flowers who helps changes the lives of others while struggling with her own troubled past. “The Measure of the Magic” by Terry Brooks is the latest in the Legends of Shannara epic fantasy series.

Large print

“The Loner” by J.A. Johnstone is part of the Seven Days to Die western series. “Born to Die” by Lisa Jackson is a thriller set in Grizzly Falls, Mont.

“Then Came You” by Jennifer Weiner is the story of four women struggling to answer the question, “What does it really mean to be a mom?” “Slow Dancing on Price’s Pier” is a contemporary romance set in Newport, Rhode Island. “The Lawless West” features stories by the three most popular Western writers in America — Louis L’Amour, Zane Grey and Max Brand. “The Creed Legacy” by Linda Lael Milelr is part of the Creed Cowboys romance series.

Thanks to our donors

For the gift of hardcover books, we thank Susan Kehret.

Quotable quote

“Never speak of yourself to others; make them talk about themselves instead. Therein lies the whole art of pleasing. Everybody knows it, and everyone forgets it.” — French authors Edmond and Jules de Goncourt.


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