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March Staff Recommendations

The Mad Girls of New York by Maya Rodale The story that made Nellie Bly famous as a woman journalist in the late 1800s. Ambition and the hunger for a spot at The World Newspaper in New York City on the illusive Newspaper Row had Nellie (Elizabeth) go undercover and fool the medical staff into thinking she was insane and needed to be admitted to Blackwell’s Insane Asylum with a “guarantee” that her editor would retrieve her after seven days. Nellie’s tale of treatment or non-treatment of herself and the … read more March Staff Recommendations

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Staff Book Recommendations

Everyone on This Train is a Suspect by Benjamin Stevenson A locked room mystery set on a train where the who’s who of crime writing royalty must solve a murder amongst their own. This title is available at the library. ~ Leslie W. The Watchmaker’s Hand by Jeffrey Deaver Deaver once again has written an excellent suspense filled Lincoln Rhyme novel. The watchmaker appears again to cause havoc in New York with catastrophic results. But oh what a twist it takes! This title is available at the library. ~ Bonnie … read more Staff Book Recommendations

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Stuffie Sleepover

Children are invited to drop a stuffed animal friend at the library for a weekend sleepover. Stuffies can be dropped off at the library starting Wednesday, February 28, 2024, through Friday, March 1, 2024. Your stuffed friends will have a weekend adventure at the library. When you return to pick-up your toy the following week, you will receive a photo collage of the fun they had while the library was closed. Expect to fill out a registration form upon drop-off. A name tag will be placed on your stuffed animal, … read more Stuffie Sleepover

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Tree of Giving

Have you noticed the new addition to the library? A Tree of Giving was purchased through a donation in memory of Karen Seder by her husband, Jack and their children. The FTPL Board was looking for a new way to honor donors in support of the library. Jack stepped up to provide the funds to have this tree designed and created by Trophy Central in Marquette. For information on how to have your name or the name of a loved one featured on the tree, please see our Donations Policy … read more Tree of Giving

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Baby Doll Clinic for Kids & Families

Join us for this special family Saturday event with local author Carrie Pearson. She will be here to teach kids about the APGAR score. Each child will receive a free stethoscope. Bring your favorite doll or stuffed animal to practice on. We will serve a light snack as well. Snowbound Books will be here with books for purchase for anyone interested.

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Trivia Night Fundraiser

Looking for something different to do this winter? Join us for an evening of trivia, bucket raffles & 50/50. The Fundraising Friends are hosting a fun evening to raise funds for the Forsyth Township Public Library. The Up North Lodge Events Center is donating their space. Attendees will be able to order from their food menu and the Up North will have their Events Center bar open. Tickets are required. $10.00 donation per person to play. Teams of 4 to 8 people are encouraged. Tickets are available at the library … read more Trivia Night Fundraiser

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December Staff Recommendations

The Mysterious Case of Rudolf Diesel by Douglas Brunt Who knew the diesel engine was shrouded in such mystery? On the eve of WWI Rudolf Diesel disappears off the steamship Dresden. Ever since the world has wondered whether it was an accident, suicide or murder. The author comes up with his own conclusion. A true crime book that deals with the forces that helped shape our history. Fabulous! ~ Leslie W. The Taken Ones by Jess Lourey Evangeline Reed, an agent with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is a … read more December Staff Recommendations

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November Staff Recommednations

Distant Sons by Tim Johnston This is an immersive literary thriller. The lyrical writing will draw you in, and the characters will make you stay. The story centers around Sean & Dan, who meet in a small town, not their own. They find themselves forging a friendship in the midst of a 40-year-old mystery involving the disappearance of three young boys. This book is available at the library. ~ Leslie M. The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman A young woman sets out to make her life better by leaving England … read more November Staff Recommednations

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The Grinch is Coming!

The Grinch will be visiting us at Story Time on Friday, December 8, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. We will read the new book, How the Grinch Lost Christmas. A Grinch craft & snack will also be provided. Dress in Grinch green if you can to show the Grinch some love.

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Closing Early October 24, 2023

The library will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, to allow staff to attend an event. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday. Thank you for your understanding.

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    • March Staff Recommendations
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    • Staff Book Recommendations
      Everyone on This Train is a Suspect by Benjamin Stevenson A locked room mystery set on a train where the who’s who of crime writing royalty must ...
    • Stuffie Sleepover
      Children are invited to drop a stuffed animal friend at the library for a weekend sleepover. Stuffies can be dropped off at the library starting ...