Quote of the Month


As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Activities and Events


Sunday, November 2
Daylight Savings Time Ends – Fall Back

Tuesday, November 11
Veterans Day – Library Open

Thursday, November 13
Preschool Storytime – 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, November 27 – Saturday, November 29
Thanksgiving Holiday – Library Closed

Do You Know?
The Hope Community Library partners with the Hope school library for educational outreach. Funded by a local grant, enrichment is offered once each week to students in preschool through fifth grade.

Also Good to Know:
A convenient collection box is available at the Hope Community Library for “Box Tops for Education”, collected for the local grade school. “Labels for Education” and “Best Choice Labels” are also accepted.

Hope Community Library Movie Guidelines
1. Family-friendly movies (rated G or PG) are shown at no charge every Saturday the library is open, at 10:00 a.m.
2. Only authorized personnel may set up, operate, and store equipment.
3. The current week’s and next week’s movie titles are displayed on the bulletin board.
4. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
5. Everyone must sign an attendance form which includes first and last name, and age group. Children under age 18 must provide an emergency contact telephone number.
6. Attendees are allowed to bring beverages with screw-top lids, and are encouraged to bring pillows, cushions, or blankets for personal comfort.
7. Respectful and appropriate behavior is expected from all attendees, and anyone being disruptive will be asked to leave by the librarian.
NOTE: Please park vehicles across the street, or north of Elliott’s Barber Shop, or south of Anderson Oil Co. to allow adequate parking for their customers. Thanks.

Recent Acquisitions


Adult fiction:
“Skeleton Coast” by Clive Cussler
“Stalking Ivory” by Suzanne Arruda
“Lone Star Christmas”
“December Dread” by Jess Lourey
“Mark’s Story” by Tim LaHaye
“The Nanny Murders” by Merry Jones
“The Deadly Neighbors” by Merry Jones
“Angels at the Table” by Debbie Macomber
“The Chocolate Snowman Murders” by JoAnna Card
“Her Last Breath” by Linda Castillo

Large print adult fiction:
“The Story of Land and Sea” by Katy Smith
“Mean Streak” by Sandra Brown
“Heroes Are My Weakness” by Susan Phillips
“The Miniaturist” by Jessie Burton
“Three Story House” by Courtney Santo
“The Unwilling Accomplice” by Charles Todd
“The Traitor’s Wife” by Allison Pataki
“The Healing Quilt” by Wanda Brunstetter
“The Heist” by Daniel Silva

Adult non-fiction:
“Delish Just Four Ingredients Fast”
“Quiet Strength” by Tony Dungy
“Courage and Consequence” by Karl Rove
“The Great Eight” by Scott Hamilton
“American Sketches” by Walter Isaacson
“Perfectly Imperfect” by Lee Woodruff
“The Prairie Traveler” by Randolph Marcy
“First Time Sewing: The Absolute Beginner’s Guide”

Young adult fiction:
“Silhouette of a Sparrow” by Molly Griffin
“Tempest” by Julie Cross
“Maid of Deception” by Jennifer McGowan

Juvenile fiction:
“Finding Ruby Starling” by Karen Rivers
“A Million Ways Home” by Dianna Winget
“Nuts to You” by Lynne Perkins
“Greenglass House” by Kate Milford
“Death by Toilet Paper” by Donna Gephart

Juvenile non-fiction:
“Hatchlings” by Kelly Halls
“Journey Through Heartsongs” by Mattie Stepanek
“Loving Through Heartsongs” by Mattie Stepanek
“The Blessings of Friendship” by Mary Engelbreit
“The Fantastic Gifts of Fall” by Dandi Mackall
“Work: An Occupational ABC” by Kellen Hatanaka
“I Am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai

Picture book:
“The Very Noisy Night” by Diana Hendry
“The Scrambled States of America Talent Show” by Laurie Keller
“Dig Those dinosaurs” by Lori Houran
“The Super Hungry Dinosaur” by Martin Waddell
“My Many Colored Days” by Dr. Seuss

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