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Abbeville Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program 2015

“Every Hero Has a Story”, was a great success! 

Week One began with Brian Blazer’s Amazing Animals.   Brian is extremely knowledgeable about animals, their behavior and their environments. He is a great presenter and teacher with a wonderful ability to keep adults and children totally engaged with his humorous and informative interactions with the animals and his audience! 

  Brian with Kenya, a Hamadryas Baboon.  


Brian and DeShonique with Patsy, a Bermese Python.






Week Two was a tribute to our local military heroes and included discussions and presentations by the following: Former Sgt. James Peterman, Retired Major Elbert Davis, Lt. Col. Payne, Sgt. Jeff Dennis, and veteran Mr. Freddie Brannon.







    

Week Three highlighted our first responder heroes and included informative presentations from the Abbeville Police Department and Abbeville Fire and Rescue. Abbeville Officer Rebecca Powell and Boys and Girls Club member, Madisen Grimsley, demonstrate Items officers use to collect evidence.  Mr. Davey Dozier, 911 dispatcher with Abbeville Police Department, explains to the children when to call 911 and what information they need to know and tell the 911 operator in an emergency.  Ms. Connie Hicks from Abbeville Fire and Rescue conducted an informative fire safety presentation.

The final week of our Summer Reading Program included amazing stories of Circus heroes, along with magic tricks, amazing juggling, and hilarious slapstick humor presented by Lee Anderson!  Lee’s one-man educational circus brings wonder, fun, and laughter to kids of all ages, including those that are kids at heart!




Unlimited Possibilities @ your library

  

Abbeville Memorial Library serves Abbeville and Henry County by providing:

Children’s Summer Reading Program

Children’s Reading is the Ticket!  Programs

Community Interest Programs like the walking/ exercise classes

Free computer and internet usage

Free in house use of Ancestry.com

Online Library Catalog

Website containing educational and job seeking databases

E-books

DVD’s

 Audio books (on CD)

Large Print books

Braille books

Career and College Test Practice books

Meeting Room usage (Call library for details)

Test Proctoring (pre-approval and appointment needed)

Notary service ($1.00)

Fax service ($1.00 per page)

Copies (25 cents per page)

            


WALKERCISE CLASSES

OUR MORNING WALKERCISE CLASSES WILL NOT MEET ON MONDAY AND WEDNESDAYS THROUGH THE MONTHS OF JUNE AND JULY.   THE 5:30p.m. CLASS ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER.

                                                          

ABBEVILLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY’S

MOST POPULAR CHECK-OUT ITEMS OF 2014


      BOOKS    
  1. The All-girl Filling Station's Last Reunion:  A Novel    by Fannie Flagg

  2. Sycamore Row                                                          by John Grisham

  3. Winners: A Novel                                                     by Danielle Steel

  4. Walking on Water                                                    by Richard Paul Evans

  5. The Longest Ride                                                    by Nicholas Sparks

  6. Fifty Shades of Gray                                               by E.L. James

  7. Fifteen Minutes: A Novel                                        by Karen Kingsbury

  8. Dust to Dust                                                               by Tami Hoag

  9. The Beloved Stranger                                             by  Grace Livingston Hill

  10. Unlucky 13                                                                 by James Patterson

  11. Tidewater Inn                                                            by Colleen Coble

  12. Safe in His Arms                                                      by Colleen Coble

  13. The Prodigal Girl                                                       by Grace Livingston Hill

  14. A New Name                                                             by Grace Livingston Hill

  15. The Husband’s Secret                                             by Liane Moriarty

  16. The Help                                                                    by  Kathryn Stockett

  17. Heaven is for Real                                                   by Todd Burpo

  18. Whistling Past the Graveyard                                by Susan Crandall

  19. Rosemary Cottage                                                   by Colleen Coble

  20. Private L.A.                                                                by James Patterson

 

 FAULT Young Adult Books  
  1. The Fault in Our Stars   by John Green

  2. Divergent                                                                  by Veronica Roth

  3. Switched                                                                  by Amanda Hocking

  4. Marked                                                                    by P.C. Cast

  5. Vampire Academy                                                  by Richelle Mead

  6. Torn                                                                        by Amanda Hocking

  7. Ascend                                                                   by Amanda Hocking

  8. The Scorch Trials                                                  by James Dashner

  9. Pretty Little Liars                                                   by Sara Shepard

  10. Mockingjay                                                            by Suzanne Collins

  11. Insurgent                                                               by Veronica Roth

  12. Four: A Divergent Collection                                 by Veronica Roth

  13. Flawless: A Pretty Little Liars Novel                       by Sara Shepard

  14. City of Bones                                                            by Cassandra Clare

  15. Catching Fire                                                            by Suzanne Collins

  16. Allegiant                                                                    by Veronica Roth

  17. Unbelievable: A Pretty Little Liars Novel                 by Sara Shepard

  18. Ruthless: A Pretty Little Liars Novel                       by Sarah Shepard

  19. Perfect: A Pretty Little Liars Novel                         by Sarah Shepard

  20. Maze Runner                                                         by James Dashner

  

     Children’s Books  
  1. Disney Princess                                                       by Julia Lobo

  2. The X-Men School                                                   by  Michael Teitelbaum

  3. Stop the Presses!                                                     by Steven Banks

  4. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish                 by Dr. Seuss

  5. A Green, Green, Garden                                          by M. Mayer

  6. Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?                 by Dr. Seuss

  7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid:Cabin Fever                           by Jeff Kinney

  8. Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Glam TV Star    by Rachel Renee Russell

  9. Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook                                 by Barbara Park

  10. Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Popular Party Girl    by Rachel Renee Russell

  11. Wereworld Book 1: Rise of the Wolf                        by Curtis Joblin

  12. Sponge Bob’s Hearty Valentine                              by Emily Sollinger

  13. Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed                      by Scholastic Books

  14. Roadwork!                                                               by Melissa Lagonegro

  15. My Brother is a Big, Fat Liar                                   by James Patterson

  16. Journey Around the World                                     by Sarah, Albee

  17. First Grade, Here I Come!                                      by Nancy Carlson

  18. Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition                  by Carol V. Aebersold

  19. Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine                              by Herman Parish

  20. All By Myself                                                             by Mercer Mayer

    

                        

Audio Books on CD

  1. The Noticer                                                               by Andy Andrews

  2. The Whole Truth                                                     by David Baldacci

  3. The Partner                                                              by John Grisham

  4. Deliver Us From Evil                                               by David Baldacci

  5. Sycamore Row                                                         by John Grisham

  6. The Sixth Man                                                           by David Baldacci

  7. Retreat, Hell!                                                             by W.E.B. Griffin

  8. Vigilanes                                                                   by W.E.B. Griffin

  9. Under Fire                                                                by W.E.B. Griffin

  10. The Jury                                                                  by Fern Michaels

  11. Taken                                                                       by Robert Crais

  12. Takedown Twenty                                                    by Janet Evanovich

  13. Norah: A Selection from Orchard Valley Brides       by Debbie Macomber

  14. Miss Julia Strikes Back                                             by Ann B. Ross

  15. Line of Fire                                                                 by W.E.B. Griffin

  16. In Danger’s Path                                                        by W.E.B. Griffin

  17.  I, Alex Cross                                                              by James Patterson

  18. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix                by J.K. Rowling

  19. Gun Game                                                                 by Faye Kellerman

  20. Counter Attack                                                         by W.E.B. Griffin

     

     

                                                     

          

    DVDs 
  1. Despicable Me 2 

  2. Hatfields & McCoys

  3. Frozen

  4. Iron Man 3

  5. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

  6. Planes

  7. The Heat

  8. Saving Mr. Banks

  9. Homefront

  10. Despicable Me

  11. Epic

  12. Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail

  13. Pacific Rim

  14. Now You See Me

  15. The Avengers

  16. Last Vegas

  17. Jack Reacher

  18. Brave

  19. Alex Cross

  20. Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family

 

HOMEWORK HELP

Need help helping your children with homework??
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WE NEED TO BORROW YOUR YEARBOOKS!!!!

Anyone with old yearbooks collecting dust, we would love for you to donate OR loan them. We have an amazing opportunity to have our collection put on microfilm, and we need to fill in some gaps!!! Anyone who attended or graduated from Abbeville High School or Abbeville Christian Academy within the years listed below, if you would like to LOAN us your yearbook(s), we would greatly appreciate it!! We will gladly return them once we have them digitized.
We need the following Yearbooks:
Abbeville High School:
1949, 1966, 1971, 1973, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1993, 1996, 2003, 2012, 2013, 2014

Abbeville Christian Academy:
We still need 1989 and 1994.
Thank you, Abbeville Christian Academy for loaning us so many of your yearbooks to have digitized!
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We have course prep books available for checkout for a $20.00 deposit
ACT, GED, ASVAB, MAT, CDL EXAM (practice tests only),
Police Officer Exam, Civil Service Exam and more
 ask at the desk for more information.

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Proctoring Services available
Call Deborah McLain, Library Director, for details and scheduling.
 
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Library Calendar

Abbeville Memorial Library
301 Kirkland Street, Abbeville, AL 36310
Phone: 334-585-2818    Fax: 334-585-2819
 
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Operating Hours
Monday
9:00 am -5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am -6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am -5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am -6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am -5:00 pm
*Computers shut down 15 minutes before closing.



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Library Board Trustees
*Maribeth Bedsole*
Catherine Killebrew
Elizabeth Starling
Willadean Hall
Dean Cost