Book for library perfect gift for the person who has everything—November 9, 2007
With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, Christmas can’t be far behind as you may have noticed with the appearance of Christmas decorations in the stores. If you are beginning to panic about what to buy for that person who has everything, don’t despair the Hastings Public Library has the perfect solution. Buy a book for the library in honor of that special someone. They will have the first opportunity to check it out and enjoy it. We will also send a specially designed card announcing your gift. The books are on display at the Library; new titles will be added throughout November and December up until Christmas Eve. Here are a few titles to tempt you.
Rosemary Wells’ signature bunnies, cats and other animals are a lovely complement to Iona Opie’s selection of rhymes in “My Very First Mother Goose.”
Amelia Bedelia always manages to mangle words and meanings. Check out her latest “Amelia Bedelia Under Construction.”
Longtime children’s author, Lloyd Alexander, died in May this year. In his final adventure “The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio” he takes Carlo on treasure hunt that changes as Carlo himself changes.
George, the shepherd, lies dead, pinned to the ground with a spade. Who takes up the gauntlet to find his murderer? His faithful sheep that he had read to every night. Follow these woolly detectives in “Three Bags Full” by Leonie Swann -- a mystery with a different twist.
What would Christmas be without a good angel or two? Angels Shirley, Goodness and Mercy intervene in Harry, Beth and Carter’s lives in “Where Angels Go” by Debbie Macomber. Shades of Clarence in “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
In addition to over 150 recipes the “Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook” contains up-to-date information on diet, nutrition and exercise designed to maintain a healthy you.
“Better Homes and Gardens New Decorating Book” is filled with hundreds of photos and ideas for makeovers in every part of your house.
Check out these and other books on our Christmas Table. By purchasing a book for the library your gift honoring that special person also becomes a gift to the community for years to come.