Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:01 am
“The Miracle Girl,” a second novel by Middlebury resident Wilma Hochstetler, has been released by Dorrance Publishing and is available at www.dorrancebookstore.com.A used book sale takes place 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Sept. 9-11 and Oct. 14-16 at the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Community Center, 233 W. Main St.Get on Board, a committee of the Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center at the Allen County Public Library, was selected to present its project for addressing emerging leader board training, recruitment and retention needs at the annual BoardSource 'Board Leadership Forum' conference, which will be held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, D.C.The adult book group meets at 2 p.m. Sept. 24 at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane. Book title is “A Long Way Gone” by Ishmael Beah.High school home-schoolers will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 12 to discuss a book of the month at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. This month's book is “Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys.The Cookbook Book Club meets at 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane. Call 421-1310 for more information.The Choose Your Own Book Club, for ages 12-18, meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane.The “Classics” adult book group meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at Dupont branch library, 536 E. Dupont Road. Book title is “The Sound and the Fury” by William Faulkner.Children can practice reading to friendly dogs at these locations:4 p.m. Wednesdays at Dupont branch library, 536 E. Dupont Road.
4 p.m. Sept. 8 and 24 and 7 p.m. Sept. 15 and 29 at Grabill branch library, 13521 State St., Grabill.
4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Hessen Cassel branch library, 3030 Paulding Road.
5 p.m. Thursdays at Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.A book club for adults who enjoy British humor meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at New Haven branch library, 648 Green St., New Haven.The Talk It Up Book Club meets at 5 p.m. Sept. 23 at Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.