March 2011 New Large Print Books

FICTION

THE ALOHA QUILT by Jennifer Chiaverini

CLARA AND MR. TIFFANY by Susan Vreeland

FAMILY AFFAIR by Debbie Macomber

GIDEON’S WAR by Preston E. Child

THE GIRL IN THE GREEN RAINCOAT by Laura Lippman

HEARTS PERSUADED by Joanne Sundell

IN TOO DEEP by Jayne Ann Krentz

INTRIGUES by Mercedes Lackey

FULL DARK, NO STARS by Stephen King

THE LAKE OF DREAMS by Kim Edwards

THE LIGHTKEEPER’S BRIDE by Colleen Coble

PLAYING THE GAME by Barbara Taylor Bradford

THE PROSTITUTES’ BALL by Stephen J. Cannell

RUTHLESS by Ann Stuart

SHALAKO by Louis L’Amour

STARTING FROM SCRATCH by Susan Gilbert-Collins

AN UNLIKELY BLESSING by Judy Baer

WILL OF STEEL by Diana Palmer

NONFICTION

BIRD CLOUD by Annie Proulx

BIO PROULX

IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT by Ann Rule

364.152 R

POORER RICHARD’S AMERICAN by Tom Blair

973.309 B

New Audio Books March 2011

FICTION

An Amish Christmas by Cynthia Keller

AUDIO CD FIC KELLER

Angel Time by Anne Rice

AUDIO CD FIC RICE

The Coral Thief by Rebecca Stott

AUDIO CD FIC STOTT

Fall of the Giants by Ken Follett

AUDIO CD FIC FOLLETT

Give Me Back My Legions by Harry Turtledove

AUDIO CD FIC TURTLEDOVE

The Homecoming by Dan Walsh

AUDIO CD FIC WALSH

The King’s Mistress by Emma Campion

AUDIO CD FIC CAMPION

Legacy by Danielle Steel

AUDIO CD FIC STEEL

The Patience Stone by Atiq Rahimi

AUDIO CD FIC RAHIMI

Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

AUDIO CD FIC SPARKS

Black History Month Program

In celebration of February as Black History Month, on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm, the Olean Public Library will feature local historian Diane J. Peterson from Jamestown, New York performing two skits from the perspectives of Sister Jones, an elderly African-American woman and Sissy, a slave girl on a Virginia Plantation.

Diane J. Peterson will be performing two skits:

“Sister Jones Lost Her Joy”: Told from the perspective of Sister Jones, an elderly woman who holds the respected position of Mother in her African-American Church. Not only has Sister Jones lost her joy in her spiritual life but her personal life as well.

“Sissy: A Slave Girl”: This skit will feature Sissy’s life on a Virginia Plantation, how she obtained her Freedom papers, followed the North Star and the Underground Railroad to freedom and settled in Jamestown, New York.

Mrs. Peterson has performed her skits and readings at many Martin Luther King programs and Black History Month programs. She is a member of Jamestown’s Underground Railroad Tableau Steering Committee and the Chairperson of the Cultural and Education Committee for Jamestown’s Juneteeth which is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

Mrs. Peterson held the position of Artistic Director from 2002 -2006 at the Lucille Ball Little Theatre of Jamestown. Her duties have included being the Costume Mistress for 39 shows. She also performed on stage in South Pacific, Damn Yankees, Wizard of Oz and several other musical.

Mrs. Peterson has presented Jamestown’s history to 4th and 5th grade students through the After School Program and the Fenton Museum’s Local Lore Program.

Mrs. Peterson is a widow, mother of four children and has 8 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. She is a Member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Jamestown, and President of their Usher Board.

This event is free and open to the public. The Olean Public Library is located at 134 North Second Street, Olean, New York. For more information please call the Reference Desk at (716) 372-0200 or visit the website at www.oleanlibrary.org

February 2011 New Large Print Books

FICTION

AMERICAN ASSASSIN by Vince Flynn

CORDUROY MANSIONS by Alexander McCall Smith

CRITICAL IMPACT by Linda Hall

THE EMPEROR’S TOMB by Steve Berry

HAPPY EVERY AFTER by Nora Roberts

HOW TO BE AN AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE by Margaret Dilloway

THE INNER CIRCLE by Brad Meltzer

THE MAN WITHOUT A GUN by Lauran Paine

MAGNOLIA by Diana Palmer

TRUE GRIT by Charles Portis

WHAT THE NIGHT KNOWS by Dean Koontz

WHILE WE’RE FAR APART by Lynn Austin

THE WHITE QUEEN by Philippa Gregory

NONFICTION

DEAR MRS. KENNEDY: the world shares its grief: letters from November 1963 compiled by Jay Mulvaney

THE OTHER SIDE: a collection of short stories compiled by J.D. Robb (also known as Nora Roberts)

UNBROKEN by Laura Hillenbrand

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