November 15, 2017

Check Out These New Titles in Adult Services...

Big Chicken
by Maryn McKenna
Available in: Print

National Geographic contributor Maryn McKenna explores how antibiotics and modern agricultural practices have transformed chicken from a locally produced delicacy to the most-consumed meat in America. Chicken processing on a large scale has made it available in a way that has literally changed how Americans eat.  

by Antonin Scalia
Available in: Print

Orator and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has selected from his own speeches to provide insight into his life, decisions, and beliefs.  Some of these never-before-published speeches help us to understand one of America’s most influential justices.

by Tom Brady
Available in: Print

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady shares his approach to training, nutrition, and mental fitness.  A five-time Superbowl champion, Brady’s success has been undeniable, and his method for achieving and maintaining a high level of performance is relevant to any athlete wanting to improve.

November 09, 2017

NEILL LIBRARY will be Closed for Veterans Day!

Neill Public Library will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017 in honor of the Veterans Day holiday! 

Access to the catalog, databases and downloadable books will remain available through the library's website at No materials will be due at this time.

The library will re-open at its regular time 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2017. 

November 08, 2017

Check Out These New Titles in Adult Services...

by Jennifer Eagan
Available in: Print, eBook, eAudio

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Egan takes us back to the Depression and WWII in this fast-paced historical fiction novel.  Supporting her mother and sister as a diver in a naval shipyard, Anna re-encounters a man from her father’s past…one who may be able explain his disappearance.

by William Kent Krueger
Available in: Print

Looking for a page-turner?  This latest Cork O’Connor mystery ties together a stepson in trouble, a murder confession, and Arizona-Mexico border wars.  Krueger keeps us on the edge of our seat in this thriller set in the Southwest.

by Gabriel Tallent
Available in: Print, eBook

NPR, the Washington Post, and Stephen King all rave about this tale of survival, teenage love, and being true to oneself set in the California wilderness.  A forcefully told novel, it is ultimately a story of a young woman’s courage as she grows into a hero.

November 01, 2017

If you would like to see what new items were added to the library's collections during the month of October, follow this link!  Many of the items are still being processed so it can take a while for them to be ready to be checked out, but go ahead and place a hold and you'll be notified when it's ready for you to pick up. Make sure we have a current email and postal address for you.

New downloadable items are added every month as well. Here's the link to the Washington Anytime Library.

Check Out These New Titles in Adult Services....

by Scott Carney
Available in: Print, eBook

Journalist Scott Carney has written a book about exploring the very limits of human endurance, and he argues that all of us are much more capable of “extreme” feats than we realize- if we expose ourselves to the right environments. Carney clearly details his research and eventually, his 28-hour climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro, in shorts and sneakers.

by John McPhee
Available in: Print

In this essay collection, legendary New Yorker writer and Princeton professor John McPhee shares the writing wisdom he has developed over a 50+ year career. McPhee covers the use of sources, writing structure, and how to construct a proper travel narrative. Highly recommended for all fans of nonfiction writing and long-form journalism.

by Rachel Caine
Available in: Print

Gina Royal is just an average homemaker- until she finds out her husband has a secret life as a serial killer. With her husband exposed, she must reinvent her life and protect her kids, but she soon finds herself the target of something or somebody else. A serious cliffhanger makes this a suspense must-read.