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New Books

The History of Bees

In the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this dazzling and ambitious literary debut follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present, and future, weaving a spellbinding story of their relationship to the bees—and to their children and one another—against the backdrop of an urgent, global crisis.

Haunted by James Patterson

Detective Michael Bennett and his family are about to be haunted by a father's worst nightmare--the signs he should have seen and a son's desperate cry for help. Reeling from a crisis that would destroy lesser families, the Bennetts escape New York for a much-needed vacation.

Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill

A Scotiabank Giller Prize–longlisted literary thriller about a woman who fears for her sanity—and then her life—when she learns that her doppelganger has appeared in a local park.
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New DVDs

Chicago Fire: Season One

From Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf (Law & Order) comes Chicago Fire, the compelling hit series critics call “riveting TV” (Newsday). An up-close and personal view into the lives of everyday heroes, watch this gripping 24-episode first season back-to-back and uninterrupted as it follows the adventures of the men and women of Chicago Firehouse 51, the courageous firefighters, rescue squad, and paramedics whose actions make the difference between life and death. Featuring a hot, young cast and packed with edge-of-your-seat suspense, drama, and thrills, Chicago Fire: Season One is a must-own DVD set!

United Kingdom

The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.

The Zookeeper's Wife

In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska (two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain) and her husband successfully run the Warsaw Zoo and raise their family in an idyllic existence. Their world is overturned, however, when the country is invaded by the Nazis and they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed zoologist (Daniel Brühl). To fight back on their own terms, the Zabinskis risk everything by covertly working with the Resistance and using the zoo's hidden tunnels and cages to save families from Nazi brutality.

The BFG

Disney presents a Roald Dahl classic directed by Steven Spielberg. In an imaginative tale filled with magic, wonder and unexpected friendship, a young girl is launched on an enormous adventure when she crosses paths with a mysterious being called the Big Friendly Giant.

Kong: Skull Island

Scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape from a primal world where humanity does not belong.

Snatched

Dumped by her boyfriend on the eve of their vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton persuades her cautious mother, Linda, to accompany her on an exotic getaway to South America. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda must soon work through their differences to escape from a wildly outrageous and dangerous jungle adventure.
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New Junior and Young Adult Materials

90 Days of Different

On the last day of high school, Sophie's boyfriend breaks up with her. It turns out he thinks she is too predictable, too responsible, too mature...too boring. When Sophie turns to her best friend, Ella, for comfort and reassurance, Ella just confirms what her boyfriend has said. And that hurts even more. Then Ella comes up with a plan to help Sophie find her wilder side. In the ninety days between the end of high school and the start of university, she is going to arrange for Sophie to do amazing, new, different and sometimes scary things. The deal is Sophie has to agree to everything, no matter what. And she has to share her adventures through social media.

Can ninety days of different create a different life? Can stepping outside your comfort zone help you find yourself?
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New Children’s Materials

Little i

A charming, suspenseful, and wholly original picture book about the adventure of growing up, from the acclaimed and bestselling creator of Red: A Crayon’s Story and Wonderfall.

The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark

In The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark, the New York Times–bestselling Pout-Pout Fish teaches a bully shark about kindness and being a friend in this original picture book. Swim along as he discovers the strength of his community, and the power of his own voice.

Little Blue Truck's Halloween

Beep! Beep! It's Halloween! Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a costume party. Lift the flaps in this large, sturdy board book to find out who's dressed up in each costume! Will Blue wear a costume too?

PAW Patrol: Pup-tastic Halloween

Plan for Halloween with Ryder, Chase, Marshall and the rest of PAW Patrol in this flap book that includes 24 flaps throughout!
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