july newsletter

There is still time to join the fun at the library this summer! The month of July is full of programs for all ages. Young kids can get creative with sand art, learn about water with the help of COSI, visit Cedar Bog with the library or learn about amphibians and snakes with the Ohio Wildlife Center. Teens and adults have the chance to learn about the equipment in the Imagine Lab while crafting, take a trip to Ireland (through pictures and storytelling), recreate the shore with guided painting and then win prizes at BINGO! Check out our online event calendar for information on all the programs being offered this month. For those programs that require registration, visit that entry on the calendar and fill in the required information. Win Prizes Just for Reading! Kids...Beginning July 8th, if you have completed anything in your reading journal, stop by the library to show us the certificate from your journal and you will receive a FREE book and goody bag. You will have until July 31st to report your reading activity. Once you turn in your certificate from your reading journal, you will also be entered to win of the grand prizes at the end of the program! Kids...win a $25 Gift Card, $50 Gift Card, Tickets to Kings Island and more! Adults...win a camping kit that includes a new tent, stay at home adventure kit or Ohio Cavern Tickets! July 2024 Champaign County Library 1060 Scioto Street, Urbana, Ohio 43078 937-653-3811 HOURS: Monday - Thursday 9-8 Friday - Saturday 9-5 North Lewisburg Branch Library 161 Winder Street, North Lewisburg, OH 43060 937-747-3043 HOURS: Monday-Wednesday 4-8 Thursday & Saturday 10-2 Ty Henderson, Director Kay Schenkel, Fiscal Officer champaigncountylibrary.org Database Spotlight

What's new at the library... Middle of the Night by Riley Sager Middletide by Sarah Crouch The Midnight Feast by Lucy Foley The Ministry of Time by Kaliane Bradley Mirrored Heavens by Rebecca Roanhorse Mistakes We Never Made by Hannah Brown Murder in a Cup by Lauren Elliott The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels by Janice Hallett The Next Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine No Man’s Land by Davis Bunn One Deadly Eye by Randy Wayne White One of Our Kind by Nicola Yoon Out for Blood by Ryan Steck The Paris Widow by Kimberly Belle Peg and Rose Play the Ponies by Laurien Berenson Proof by Fern Michaels Red Sky Mourning by Jack Carr Resurrection by Danielle Steel The Return of Ellie Black by Emiko Jean The Rom-Commers by Katherine Center Same As It Ever Was by Claire Lombardo Sandwich by Catherine Newman The Seaside Sisters by Pamela Kelley Sentinel by Mark Greaney Service Model by Adrian Tchaikovsky Shadowheart by Meg Gardiner Shelterwood by Lisa Wingate Smolder by Stuart Woods Summer Romance by Annabel Monaghan The Sunlit Man by Brandon Sanderson Swift River by Essie Chambers That Night in the Library by Eva Jurczyk This Other Eden by Paul Harding This Strange Eventful History by Claire Messud To Woo and to Wed by Martha Waters Trust Her by Flynn Berry Village Politics Can Be Murder by Jeanne M. Dams The Warm Hands of Ghosts by Katherine Arden When Among Crows by Veronica Roth You Are Here by David Nicholls Non-fiction After the Flying Saucers Came by Greg Eghigian Anatomical Oddities by Alice Roberts Bake It Better by Matt Adlard Big Meg by Tim Flannery Brothers and Sisters by Alan Paul DVDs Becoming Evil: Secret Language of Serial Killers Call the Midwife: Season 13 Finding Faith Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Immaculate Kung Fu Panda 4 The Long Game Nowhere Special Origin Fiction All the Colors of the Dark by Chris Whitaker All the Glimmering Stars by Mark Sullivan April May June July by Alison B. Hart Bear by Julia Phillips Blood Rubies by Mailan Doquang Bright and Tender Dark by Joanna Pearson The Burning by Anna Todd Butcher & Blackbird by Brynne Weaver Clete by James Lee Burke The Coast Road by Alan Murrin The Comfort of Ghosts by Jacqueline Winspear Dear Dottie by Jaclyn Westlake 15 Summers Later by RaeAnne Thayne The Final Act of Juliette Willoughby by Ellery Lloyd Fire Exit by Morgan Talty For the Love of Summer by Susan Mallery Forget Me Never by Susan Wittig Albert Four Squares by Bobby Finger The Glass Maker by Tracy Chevalier Haunted: Perron Manor by Lee Mountford Horror Movie by Paul Tremblay The Housemaid is Watching by Frieda McFadden Hunting Adeline by H.D. Carlton If Something Happens to Me by Alex Findlay Incidents Around the House by Josh Malerman Iron Star by Loren D. Estleman Jackie by Dawn Tripp Last House by Jessica Shattuck Leather & Lark by Brynne Weaver Little Rot by Akwaeke Emezi Long After We Are Gone by Terah Shelton Harris Love Letters to a Serial Killer by Tasha Coryell A Love Like the Sun by Riss M. Neilson Love on a Whim by Suzanne Woods Fisher The Love Shack by Lori Foster Love Unwritten by Lauren Asher Lula Dean’s Little Library of Banned Books by Kirsten Miller

What’s Gaby Cooking: Grilling All the Things by Gaby Dalkin What This Comedian Said Will Shock You by Bill Maher When the Sea Came Alive by Garrett M. Graff When Women Ran Fifth Avenue by Julie Satow Woman, Life, Freedom by Marjane Satrapi The Women of Now by Katherine Turk You Deserve a Good Gelato by Kacie Rose Large Print The Ark and the Dove by Jill Eileen Smith Circle in the Water by Marcia Muller Crow Talk by Eileen Garvin Feline Fatale by Rita Mae Brown Forget Me Never by Susan Wittig Albert The Fortune Seller by Rachel Kapelke-Dale The Forty-Niners by William W. Johnstone Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros The Last Time She Saw Him by Kate White Last Seen in Havana by Teresa Dovelpage Miss Morgan’s Book Brigade by Janet Skeslien Charles Never Let Them See You Bleed by William W. Johnstone The Odyssey of Effie Frost by K.S. Hollenbeck Ridin’ With the Pack The Secret Lives of Booksellers and Librarians by James Patterson The Stolen Child by Ann Hood Toxic Prey by John Sandford An Unfinished Murder by Jude Deveraux Until Then by Cindy Woodsmall Village in the Dark by Iris Yamashita Clear Mind, Peaceful Heart by Lysa TerKeurst Cry of the Wild by Charles Foster Eat Like a Legend by Dan Churchill The Explorers by Amanda Bellows Flavors from the Farm by Emma Hearst Force of Nature by Joan M. Griffin The Forever Dog Life by Karen Shaw Becker The Friday Afternoon Club by Griffin Dunne (Biography) Future Care by Jag Singh The Heat Will Kill You First by Jeff Goodell How to Help Your Child Clean Up Their Mental Mess by Caroline Leaf John Quincy Adams by Randall Woods (Biography) Lost at Sea in Mysterious Circumstances by Richard M. Jones The MeatEater Outdoor Cookbook by Steven Rinella Mediterranean Favorites My Child is Trans, Now What? By Ben V. Greene My Mama, Cass by Owen Elliot-Kugell (Biography) Never Enough by Jennifer Breheny Wallace Ninja Creami: Cookbook for Beginners Notes: A Soldier’s Memoir of World War I by Clifton J. Cate Nothing to Fear by Julie McFadden Ohio Buckeye Candy: A Sweet History by Renee Casteel Cook Ohio: Off the Beaten Path by Jackie Sheckler Finch Once Upon a Time by Elizabeth Beller (Biography) The Salad Lab by Darlene Schrijver Sam the Cooking Guy and the Holy Grill by Sam Zien Secrets of the Octopus by Sy Montgomery Settling Ohio Stronger Than Infertility by Heather R. Huhman Storm Stories: Hurricane Ian Trouble on Scioto’s Waters by Janet S. Shailer the Truth About Immigration by Zeke Hernandez Ultra-Processed People by Chris Van Tulleken The War on Warriors by Pete Hegseth We Loved It All by Lydia Millet (Biography)

Events To register for any of the programs or for more information, visit the library's Online Event Calendar. champaigncountylibrary.org Tuesday July 16 7:00 pm Tuesday Book Talk Join us for an in-person discussion of Yellowface by R.F. Kuang. Main Library Information on all our programs can be found on the Online Event Calendar. Scan the QR Code to access the calendar. Tuesday July 30 6:30 pm Silent Book Club Join us for a new way to participate in a reading club. This is the book club for introverts! Main Library Monday July 15 6:00 pm Family Storytime Kids join us for a storytime adventure! Registration requied. Main Library Mondays 10-12 & Thursdays 6:30-8 Fiber Arts Group Join us for a relaxing, creative time of all types of fiber arts. Bring your own project to work on or we'll have basic supplies to get started. Main Library July 8th First Day to Pick Up Your Free Book and Goody Bag Bring in your completion certificate from your Reading Journal or Beanstack and you will get a free book and goody bag. Through July 31st. Both locations. Wednesday July 10 12:00 pm Barks and Books Kids are invited to grab a book and practice their reading skills with a furry friend! Main Library Summer Storytimes Tuesday July 9 6:00 pm STEAM Club 3rd Grade and Up - join us for STEAM related activities. Main Library Tuesdays Through July 23 Baby/Toddler - 9:30 am Preschool - 10:30 am. Registration is required. Main Library Thursdays Through July 25 11:00 am Summer Storytimes at the Branch Libary Kids 5 years and younger are invited to join us for holiday stories. Registration required. North Lewisburg Branch Thursday July 18 6:30 pm Ireland through the Eyes of a Bookworm Join Gloria and Escape to the Emerald Island. Main Library Ohio Wildlife Center Animal Encounter Kids can learn about amphibians and snakes at this free program. Main Library July 15 2:00 pm Branch July 19 6:00 Main BINGO! Games and snacks! Intended for Teens and Adults but all ages are welcome. At both locations. Registration required. Tuesday, July 9 2:00 pm Sand Art at the North Lewisburg Branch School-age kids stop in and make your own sand art! Registration required. Wednesday July 10 1:00 pm July 25 12:30 pm Branch July 26 10:00 Main* Summer Reading Final Parties Games, crafts and snacks! *The Main Library’s Party will be held at the city park. July 23 2:00 Branch July 24 2:00 Main Let’s Go to the Shore (both locations) Teens and adults are invited for a guided painting program. Registration required. Saturday July 13 10:00 AM Anime Club Teens 14 years and older are invited to share their love of anime! Main Library (note the new time)