Children's programs and the summer reading book clubs have started at Huntington Memorial Library. There is something for all ages and you can learn all about the programs by looking on our website at www.hml.oneonta.org. All programs require registration, which can be done in person or by calling us at 432-1980. Children's Coordinator Miss Debra has a fun summer planned using the New York state theme, "Dream Big, Read." Enroll your children and let them read, and have fun at the library. Openings are still available.
Ellen O'Farrell is a hypnotherapist and she is thrilled to finally meet a guy who likes her. When he tells her that a former girlfriend is stalking him, she doesn't think much of it. What she doesn't know is that his former girlfriend is one of her clients. Watch how their lives collide in the novel "The Hypnotist's Love Story" by Liane Moriarty.
Drew Havens is very rich as a result of seeing trends and capitalizing on the mortgage crisis of 2008 in James Conway's novel "The Last Trade." Working for the Rising Fund has cost him his marriage and may cost him his life. First, his protégé is murdered. Over the course of the next week, six more brokers are killed when they conduct trades linked to the Rising Fund. He wants to use his talent to figure out who is committing these crimes and try to stop a global catastrophe before it happens. This thriller is a first novel, written under a pseudonym by a hedge fund insider who lives in New York state.
Birthday preparations for Emerald Torrington's 20th birthday are under way and an elegant supper is being prepared. The year is 1912, and while this is occurring, there is an accident right down the street. Survivors find their way to the house looking for rest. What happens to the two parties is the stuff of intrigue in "The Uninvited Guests," a novel by Sadie Jones.
Klaus Reiner is hired to eliminate an American businessman who is vacationing in southern France. His mission goes wrong when three additional people end up in the wrong place at the wrong time. Now, Inspector Paul Mazarelle has to sort out this quadruple homicide. Molly, who is the daughter of two of the victims and is a lawyer, arrives to identify the bodies and looks at the evidence. Both she and Paul find evidence that point to someone other than Klaus. Klaus wants to make sure they see it as he intended. "The Paris Directive," a novel by Gerald Jay, is a politically charged crime that can have world wide ramifications in this mystery.
Learn new ideas for getting your baby to sleep in Dr. Harvey Karp's "The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep." Ideas include: adjusting baby's schedule for less sleep during the day leading to more at night, using swaddling and womb sounds to keep baby sleeping longer, establishing routines with toddlers so they know what to expect, which helps bedtime and sleep schedules. These ideas and many others also include tips for parents. Something for everyone in this volume.
Recent graduates and others looking for new jobs will want to take a look at David Noble's "Gallery of Best Cover Letters" for inspiration in writing letters. Over 300 sample cover letters are included and feature many different professions. Tips and advice along with sample resumes are also given.
Huntington Memorial Library will be closed for Wednesday the Fourth of July. Regular hours resume Thursday.
Library Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday.
Marie Bruni is director of Huntington Memorial Library in Oneonta. Her column appears in the community section of The Daily Star every Thursday. Her columns can be found online at www.thedailystar.com/librarycorner.