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The Oxford Public Library is currently collecting food and pet toys for the animal shelter. Please leave donations in the specially designated box in the foyer at the library.   

Check out our new online magazines-Woodworker's Journal,

Bloomberg Business Week, Vegetarian Times. Log in using oxlib@yahoo.com for email, and library486 for password to see the issues.

 

Search Consumer Reports magazine

 

The next meeting of the Friends of the Library will be Thursday, September 11th at 7pm. 

 

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eSequels indexes character, location and subject as well as author and title so you can identify a series that you may recall only vaguely.

eSequels gives brief annotations that describe each title without "giving away" any surprise endings.

And last, but most important for some readers, eSequels lists the novels in the correct reading sequence so you can begin at the beginning rather than blunder into the middle of "Act III."


Looking for books and authors just like one you have read? Try using our new databases Novelist or Novelist for grades K-8.


Adult Programs:

Book Discussion:  Join us on Thursday, September 18th at 6:30pm for our next adult book discussion, The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose. Told in alternating voices, The Silent Wife is about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple headed for catastrophe, concessions that can’t be made, and promises that won’t be kept. Expertly plotted and reminiscent of Gone Girl and These Things Hidden, The Silent Wife ensnares the reader from page one and does not let go.
 

September is Library Card Sign-Up month-Special programs for adults abound:

Sheri Miller singing original songs and covers on acoustic guitar on Monday September 15 at 6:30pm;

the Survivors Swing Band playing 7 instruments on Wednesday September 17 from 12:30pm-1:45pm; 

Author Robert Tougias speaking and showing slides on his book "The Quest for the Eastern Cougar" on Thursday September 25 at 6:30pm


DONATIONS-Please contribute to the Friends of the Library in Oxford. Every dollar you donate to the
Jane D. Weiss Family Foundation will be matched to double the donation to the Friends of the Library in Oxford.
Donations of $25 and over with your name and address will be acknowledged as a charitable tax deduction.
Thank you for your continuing support.


New Kindle Titles available! Please check out our 2 new Kindles donated by the Friends of the Library in Oxford. We just added numerous titles to both machines-Kindle Title List-the newest in fiction and nonfiction bestsellers are available. Come by the library to check them out!


Please check out our Overdrive Downloadable Audiobook and E-book Service-

 Adults: Click here to get started searching:  http://bibliomation.lib.overdrive.com

Kids and Teens: Click here to get started searching: Kids and Teens E-reader Room

For all ages help downloading the initial needed software, check out the videos here:

http://www.overdrive.com/help-videos/

Downloadable audiobook and ebook service from the State Library available now!

Click http://iconnct.oneclickdigital.com to get started.

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