News from the Meade County Public Library

• In-person fitness classes will resume on July 12th with limited capacity. There will be a limit of 15 participants per class. All fitness programs will be simultaneously offered live on Zoom and the recordings will be available for up to 24 hours afterwards. A full schedule of programs as well as instructions can be found at www.meadereads.org.

• Beginning July 14th, the book drop at the Flaherty Fire Department will be open to receive book, CD, DVD, and game returns! (Tablets and other electronics CANNOT be returned there.) We will empty the book drop once a week, so please plan accordingly if you are going to stop by the Library and are at your 15 item limit.

• We will have a book sale in the new annex on Saturday, July 24th, from 10am-1pm.


Borrow these books and more!


The Dutch House- Anne Pratchett, performed by Tom Hanks At the end of WW2, Cyril Conroy begins an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy an estate in the suburbs, which sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by Cyril’s son Danny, as he and his older sister are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from.



The Water Dancer- Ta-Nehisi Coates, narrated by Joe Morton Hiram Walker was born into bondage-and lost his mother and all memory of her when he was a child-but he is also gifted with a mysterious power. Spurred on by his improvised plantation family, Thena, his chosen mother, and Sophia, his love, he becomes determined to escape the only home he’s ever known.



City of Girls- Elizabeth Gilbert, narrated by Blair Brown In 1940, Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College. Her parents send her to live with her Aunt Peg, where Vivian is introduced to an entire cosmos of unconventional and charismatic characters, from the fun-chasing showgirls to a sexy male actor, a grand-dame actress, a lady-killer writer, and no-nonsense stage manager.



Daisy Jones & the Six-Taylor Jenkins, performed by a full cast Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go-Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it’s the rock and roll she loves most. By the time she’s twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and what happens next will become the stuff of legend.

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