June's New Materials List is here! New titles include:
Written In My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon (Adult Fiction)
Catching Air by Sarah Pekkanen (Adult Fiction Large Print)
The Map Thief by Michael Blanding (Adult Nonfiction)
See You at Harry's by Johanna Knowles (YA Fiction)
The Woods Beyond by Kiki Thorpe (Juvenile Fiction)
Chosen to Die by Lisa Jackson (Fiction Audiobook)
LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out (DVD)
Click here to view a complete list of new materials added!
New YA Titles are now available for summer! Some are new and some are replacements for lost copies. Enjoy!
House of Night Series:
Chosen by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
Betrayed by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
Tempted by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
Burned by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
The Immortals Series:
Dark Flame by Alyson Noel
Shadowland by Alyson Noel
Night Star by Alyson Noel
The Fallen Series:
Torment by Lauren Kate
Fallen by Lauren Kate
The following titles are now available in the teen section!
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
The One by Kiera Cass
The Elite by Kiera Cass
Unwholly by Niel Shusterman
Each month we'll bring you the best of what the Torrington Library team is reading! We'll give you the name of the team member, the book title and author, how many stars the team member awarded each title, and the Torrington Library call number.
The Vanishing by Wendy Webb 4.5 out of 5 stars / LP WEB
Raising Cubby by John Elder Five out of Five Stars / 616.8588R
12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup 5 out of 5 Stars / 92 NORTHUP
Green Darkness by Anya Seton 5 out of 5 Stars / FIC SET
Click "read more" for a full description of each book!
Here is a sneak peak at some of the Titles added to the library collection for May 2014! For a full list, please click here!
The Lincoln Myth by Steve Berry (Adult Fiction)
Guy on Fire by Guy Fieri (Adult Nonfiction)
The Raft by S.A. Bodeen (YA Fiction)
Isabelle by Lawrence Yep (Juv. Fiction)
12 Years a Slave (DVD)
They've finally arrived!!! We have the new 2015 Nutmeg Nominee titles available! A few are on back order, but should be here any day! Stop into the YA section and borrow one today!
High School Nominees:
Never Fall by Patricia McCormick
Boy 2 by Matthew Quick
Out of Easy by Ruta Sepetys
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
The Raft by S.A. Bodeen
Eye of the Storm by Kate Messner
Insight by S.J. Kincaid
The Final Four by Paul Volponi
Don't Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon
For a full list of Nutmeg Nominees, please click here!
Join us for our Summer Reading Kick-Off with the Torrington Titans event happening Friday, May 30th from 4:00-5:30 at Fuessenich Park!
Hear a cool story, play ball with the Titans, and register EARLY for summer reading! If it rains, the events will be held at the Armory.
This program is for kids and teens up to age 17! Parents must accompany children.
E-mail Ms. Jill or call 860.489.6684 to sign up today!
Each month we'll bring you the best of what the Torrington Library team is reading! We'll give you the name of the team member, the book title and author, how many stars the team member awarded each title, and the Torrington Library call number. Click here for previous "From the Bookshelf of..." titles on our website!
This month's picks are brought to you by Jessica! They are all eBooks located through OverDrive. Click here to visit OverDrive, the library's eBook and audiobook host!
The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman / Five out of Five Stars
The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian / 4.5 out of Five Stars
The Winter Sea by Susanne Kearsely / Five out of Five Stars
The Fate of Mercy Alban / Five out of Five Stars / NAF
We have the following new YA books available in the teen section! Enjoy!
The Selection bu Kiera Cass
The Killing Woods by Lucy Christopher
Being Sloane Jacobs by Lauren Morrill
We have all 10 Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees available
Walls Within Walls by Maureen Sherry
White Fur Flying by Patricia MacLachlan
Shadow by Michael Morpurgo
King of the Mound by Wes Tooke
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George
Joshua Dread by Lee Bacon
Spy School by Stuart Gibbs
Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead