News from the front desk
Story Time at the library

Please join us as Summer Story Time for young children (through K) continues this week on Thursday July 17 from 10:30am – 11:30am. Call 453-2366 for further information.

Children’s Workshop Wednesday

Fizz, Boom, READ: Potions and More with chemistry master Carl Engvall.
Concoct potions that may fizz and boom,—all safely, of course!
Wed July 16.  2pm – 4:30pm. For ages 8 and up.
Call to sign up: 453-2366

Leap, Slither, Flap with VINS

Join us this Thursday, July 10, 10:30 – 11:30a.m. at Holley Hall when the Vermont Institutes of Natural Science will bring animals up close. Compare amphibians, reptiles, birds…each well adapted to their habitats. - Family event!

Legos: Gears & Machines

Don’t forget to sign up: Spaces are filling fast! 453-2366
For ages 8 and up.
Wed, July 9, 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Legos: gears and machines with Matt Senecal.Build awesome machines and cars
that go!

Lego Robotics, July 9, 2:00-4:30 p.m.

Legos: gears and machines with Matt Senecal. Using Matt’s techno Legos and your ideas, you will build awesome machines and cars that go! For ages 8 and up. Sign up encouraged. 453-2366

Workshop for youth 8 and older

Wednesday, July 2nd from 2 to 4:30 Pm.. Come build a marvelous marble run throughout the library and explore the laws of inertia, gravity and motion.

Mother’s Day Plant Sale

On the lawn at the Lawrence Memorial Library, 40 North St, Bristol. Saturday May 10th and Sunday, May 11th from 10:00AM to 1:00PM. Hanging baskets, shrubs, ornamental trees, and perennials. All proceeds benefit the library. For more information call 453-2366

New Books at the library—April 2014



Non Fiction


Carter, Jimmy     A call to action : women, religion, violence, and power

Mullainathan, Sendhil   Scarcity : why having too little means so much

Stossel, Scott.   My age of anxiety : fear, hope, dread, and the search                   for peace of mind    

Wall, Carol       Mister Owita’s guide to gardening : how I learned the                   unexpected joy of a green thumb and an open heart    

Andres, Glenn     Buildings of Vermont   

Harris, Mark      Five came back : a story of Hollywood and the Second              World War     

Milton, John      Paradise lost : an authoritative text, sources and                      backgrounds, criticism 

Bartók, Mira.     The memory palace

Gandhi, Mahatma   An autobiography, or, The story of my experiments with                  truth

Keller, Helen     The story of my life   

Northup, Solomon  Twelve years a slave   

Shteyngart, Gary  Little failure : a memoir    




Albom, Mitch            The first phone call from heaven   

Allen, Sarah Addison.   Lost Lake  

Archer, Jeffrey         Be careful what you wish for 

Bohjalian, Chris        Past the bleachers     

Butler, Nickolas.       Shotgun lovesongs

Cole, Teju.             Every day is for the thief         

Cussler, Clive,         The bootlegger : an Isaac Bell adventure 

Donoghue, Emma          Frog music      

Evans, Richard Paul.    The last promise 

Evans, Richard Paul,    A step of faith

Fowler, Karen Joy.      We are all completely beside ourselves   

Green, Jane             Tempting fate    

Greene, Thomas          The headmaster’s wife  

Greer, Andrew Sean.     The impossible lives of Greta Wells

Hadley, Tessa.          Clever girl            

Hoffman, Alice.         The Museum of Extraordinary Things

Horan, Nancy,           Under the wide and starry sky            

Koontz, Dean R.         Innocence        

Korelitz, Jean Hanff    You should have known  

LaPlante, Alice         A circle of wives

Lee, Chang-rae.         On such a full sea     

Maupin, Armistead,      The days of Anna Madrigal          

McBride, James          The good lord bird     

McHugh, Laura.          The weight of blood          

McMahon, Jennifer,      The winter people

Meacham, Leila          Somerset   

Novak, B. J.            One more thing : stories and other stories     

Patterson, James        First love 

Pochoda, Ivy.           Visitation Street

Quindlen, Anna,         Still life with bread crumbs 

Roth, Gabriel           The unknowns : a novel 

Selleck, Cassie         The pecan man    

Simsion, Graeme C.      The Rosie project

Eng, Twan Tan           The gift of rain 

Trevor, William         The story of Lucy Gault

VanderMeer, Jeff.       Annihilation     




Baldacci, David,        The Target 

Barr, Nevada,           Destroyer angel  

Bradley, C. Alan        The dead in their vaulted arches

Brown, Sandra           Deadline   

Coben, Harlan           Missing you

Fossum, Karin           Black seconds    

Hillerman, Anne         Spider woman’s daughter : a Leaphorn & Chee novel

Kellerman, Jonathan.    Killer : an Alex Delaware novel    

Kuhn, Shane.            The intern’s handbook        

Lackberg, Camilla       The preacher     

Läckberg, Camilla       The ice princess 

McGarrity, Michael.     Mexican hat.     

McGarrity, Michael.     Tularosa   

Nesbo, Jo,              Phantom    

Nesbø, Jo,              Cockroaches

Patterson, James        NYPD red 2 

Patterson, James        Private L.A.     

Penny, Louise.          A rule against murder  

Robb, J. D.             Concealed in death     

Scottoline, Lisa.       Keep quiet 

New books at the library—November 2013

Non Fiction

Lamott, Anne.           Stitches

Lopez, Barry Holstun    Arctic dreams

Mitchell, Don           Flying blind

Patchett, Ann           This is the story of a happy marriage

McCullough, David G.    The greater journey

Crystal, Billy.         Still foolin’ ‘em

Lindhout, Amanda.       A house in the sky : a memoir    

Wald, Gayle             Shout, sister, shout! : the untold                        story of rock-and-roll trailblazer                        Sister Rosetta Tharpe



Atwood, Margaret        MaddAddam

Baker, Jo.              Longbourn

Cussler, Clive.         The Mayan secrets 

Frederick, Michael.      Stuck    

Gilbert, Elizabeth      The signature of all things 

Grisham, John.           Sycamore row 

King, Stephen           Doctor Sleep 

Kricorian, Nancy.       Zabelle  

Lahiri, Jhumpa.         The lowland  

Moriarty, Liane.        The husband’s secret   

Ozeki, Ruth L.          A tale for the time being   

Robinson, Kim Stanley   Shaman   

Sherman, Susan.         The little Russian

Shreve, Anita.           Stella Bain       

Tan, Amy,               The Valley of Amazement



Coulter, Catherine.      The Final Cut

Deaver, Jeffery.        The October list  

George, Elizabeth       Just one evil act 

Johnson, Craig           Spirit of steamboat

King, Laurie R.         The bones of Paris

King, Laurie R.         O Jerusalem  

Mayor, Archer.           Three Can Keep a Secret          

Patterson, James        Gone

Robb, J. D              Thankless in death

Sandford, John,         Storm front  

Scottoline, Lisa.       Accused       

Turow, Scott.           Identical

Woods, Stuart.           Doing hard time   

New Books at the Library—September, 2013


Non Fiction

Aslan, Reza.                 Zealot : the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth        

Benedict, Jeff.             Poisoned : the true story of the deadly E. coli outbreak that changed the                            way Americans eat

Gottfried, Sara.           The hormone cure : reclaim balance, sleep, sex drive and vitality                                       naturally with the Gottfried protocol

Falconi, Dina               Feasting and Foraging: a field guide and wild food cookbook          

Katz, Sandor Ellix        Wild fermentation : the flavor, nutrition, and craft of live-culture foods

Carey, Sas.                  Reindeer herders in my heart : stories of healing journeys in Mongolia

Rakoff, David.             Love, dishonor, marry, die, cherish, perish : a novel

Christensen, Kate        Blue plate special : an autobiography of my appetites         

Janmohamed, Shelina Zahra.             Love in a headscarf    



Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi              Americanah   

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi              Purple hibiscus                       

Banville, John.                                     Ancient light   

Benjamin, Melanie.                            The aviator’s wife                  

Bohjalian, Chris                                   The light in the ruins              

Brennert, Alan.                                   Palisades Park

Brunstetter, Wanda E.                        Lydia’s charm 

Cornwell, Bernard.                             1356 : a novel

Day, Cathy.                                          The circus in winter   

Dunant, Sarah.                                    Blood & beauty : the Borgias : a novel          

Eggers, Dave.                                      A hologram for the king                    

Fales-Hill, Susan                                  Imperfect bliss                       

Faulks, Sebastian.                                A possible life            

Frank, Dorothea Benton.                    The last original wife 

Gilbert, David                                      & sons                        

Greenberg, Mike                                All you could ask for              

Harman, Patricia                                The midwife of Hope River    

Haruf, Kent.                                         Benediction    

Hilderbrand, Elin.                                Beautiful day              

Johnson, Adam                                    The orphan master’s son                   

Keneally, Thomas                                The daughters of Mars : a novel       

Kiernan, Stephen P.                             The curiosity  

Krueger, William Kent.                       Ordinary grace : a novel        

Kwan, Kevin.                                        Crazy Rich Asians       

Lee, Linda Francis.                              Emily and Einstein     

Mankell, Henning                               A treacherous paradise         

Martin, George R. R.                          A game of thrones     

Meyer, Philipp                                                The son           

Palin, Michael.                                                The truth        

Pessl, Marisha.                                    Night film                   

Rosnay, Tatiana de                             The house I loved       

Schine, Cathleen.                                Fin & lady       

Shannon, Samantha                            The bone season        

Silva, Daniel                                        The English Girl          

Silver, Marisa.                                     Mary Coin      

Wecker, Helene.                                 The golem and the jinni



Bradley, C. Alan                                  A red herring without mustard          

Brandman, Michael.                           Robert B. Parker’s Damned if you do : a Jess Stone novel

Burke, Alafair.                                     If you were here                    

Burke, James Lee                                Light of the world      

Child, Lee,                                           Never go back : a Jack Reacher novel           

Coulter, Catherine.                             Bombshell      

Doiron, Paul.                                       Massacre pond          

Fossum, Karin                                      The caller       

Galbraith, Robert,                               The Cuckoo’s Calling  

Grafton, Sue.                                       W is for wasted          

Johansen, Iris.                                     Hunting Eve    

King, Stephen                                      Joyland           

Nesbø, Jo                                             The Bat           

Patterson, James.                                Mistress         

Patterson, James                                 Second honeymoon    

Penny, Louise.                                     How the light gets in