Starting the new year with some fun facts about words, language and books. We will start with words that mean the opposite of what they sound like: “enervated.” People think it means energized, but it really means weakened. “Enervate” first meant “to cut the nerves or tendons” and later came to mean “to lessen the vitality or strength of.”
Books received recently include: “Liar Liar” by James Patterson, “With This Pledge” by Tamera Alexander, “Crucible” by James Rollins, “The Flimflam Affair” by Bill Pronzini, “Letters From Peaceful Lane” by Janet Dailey, “The Masterpiece” by Francine Rivers, “Part of Your World” by Liz Braswell, “The Rule of Law” by John Lescroart, “The Water Cure” by Sophie Mackintosh, “Judgment” by Joseph Finder, “The Silhouette Girl” by V.C. Andrews.
New audio books on CD are: “End Game” by David Baldacci, “Ride the Man Down” by Bill Brooks, “Two Kinds of Truth” by Michael Connelly, “Curtain of Death” by W.E.B. Griffin, “The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham, “Motive” by Jonathan Kellerman, “NYPD Red 4” by James Patterson, “The 14th Deadly Sin” by James Patterson, “Scandalous Behavior” by Stuart Woods, “Smooth Operator” by Stuart Woods, “Pandemic” by Robin Cook, “Sea of Greed” by Clive Cussler, “The Enemy of My Enemy” by W.E.B. Griffin, “Fifty Fifty” by James Patterson.
Story time for toddlers and preschoolers is every Wednesday morning at 11 a.m.
Library history and information can be found on our webpage: www.montevistalibrary.org.
Library hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Closed Sundays.