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Library Awarded 2005 Program of the Year May 17, 2006

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On Tuesday, May 16th, 2006, the Galway Public Library was awarded the 2005 Program of the Year Award by the Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS).  The program honored was the Story Quilt!  This honor is only given to two SALS libraries each year.  The library received a plaque that is hanging in the library and a $200 cash prize. 

Congratulations to Mary Cuffe-Perez and all of the Story Quilt participants for this honor!

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Twelve Sharp May 13, 2006

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Twelve Sharp, the latest in Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series will be released on June 20th.  The library has it on-order and you can reserve it now!  Place a reserve by visiting the Library Catalog (link in toolbar on left) or by calling the library.

New Audiobooks for Adults May 13, 2006

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Recent arrivals as of May 13th: (all are CD)

  • Digging to America by Anne Tyler
  • Are Men Necessary?: When Sexes Collide by Maureen Dowd
  • Back to the Bedroom by Janet Evanovich

New Fiction for Adults May 13, 2006

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Recent arrivals as of May 13th:

  • Don't Look Down by Jennifer Crusie
  • Beach Road by James Patterson
  • Digging to America by Anne Tyler
  • Gone by Jonathan Kellerman
  • A Field of Darkness by Cornelia Read
  • A Student of Living Things by Susan Richards Shreve
  • The Last Witchfinder by James Morrow
  • The Last of Her Kind by Sigrid Nunez

New Non-Fiction for Adults May 13, 2006

Posted by galwaypubliclibrary in New Adult Books - Non Fiction.
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Recent arrivals as of May 13th:

  • Hope Diamond: The Legendary Story of a Cursed Gem by Richard Kurin
  • Internet Annoyances: How to fix the most annoying things about going online by Preston Gralla
  • If Your Adolescent has Depression or Bipolar Disorder
  • If Your Adolescent has an Eating Disorder
  • If Your Adolescent has an Anxiety Disorder
  • If your Adolescent has Schizophrenia

New Fiction for Kids May 2, 2006

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Recent arrivals as of May 2nd:

  • My Family is Forever by Nancy Carlson (jp)
  • Freeglader (The Edge Chronicles #7) by Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
  • Gossamer by Lois Lowry
  • Ulysses Moore: The Door to Time by Pierdomenico Baccalario
  • Freddy and the French Fries: The Mystery of Silas Finklebean by David Baldacci

New Fiction for Teens May 2, 2006

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Recent arrivals as of May 2nd:

  • Small Steps by Louis Sachar
  • Avalon High by Meg Cabot
  • Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  • The Sledding Hill by Chris Crutcher
  • Looking for Alaska by John Green (Printz Award Winner)
  • Princess Academy by Shannon Hale (Newbery Honor Book)
  • Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins (Newbery Medal Winner)

New Non-Fiction for Adults May 2, 2006

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Recent arrivals as of May 2nd:

  • Wine Club: A Month-by-Month Guide to Learning About Wine With Friends by Maureen Petrosky
  • Reading, Writing, and Leaving Home: Life on the Page by Lynn Freed
  • New York City 2006 by Fodor's
  • Boston for Families by Larry Lain
  • 78 Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published & 14 Reasons Why It Just Might by Pat Walsh
  • USA & Canada on a Shoestring by Lonely Planet
  • Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation by Peter L. Bernstein

New Fiction for Adults May 2, 2006

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Recent arrivals as of May 2nd:

  • We Are All Welcome Here by Elizabeth Berg
  • Which Brings Me To You by Steve Almond & Julianna Baggott
  • The Minister's Ghost by Phillip Depoy
  • Murder at the Racetrack: Original Tales of Mystery and Mayhem Down the Final Stretch From Today's Great Writers edited by Otto Penzler
  • Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
  • Bed Rest by Sarah Bilston
  • Savannah Breeze by Mary Kay Andrews
  • Arthur & George by Julian Barnes

New DVDs for Adults May 2, 2006

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Recent arrivals as of May 2nd:

  • Pride & Prejudice
  • Walk the Line
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Hustle & Flow
  • Memoirs of a Geisha