New Books at Essex Library

Belden Noble Memorial Library in Essex, NY

Check out some new books at the Belden Noble Memorial Library in Essex, NY!

Here is a list of some of the books we have acquired in the last couple months at the Belden Noble Memorial Library, including a few on order that will be here soon.

You can check the availability of books in our collection and request books at www.cefls.org. Use the Search our Catalog link at the top right of the page and then the Search My Library tab. All you need is your amazing library card!

We also have quite a few new children’s books. Many are already on the shelves in the children’s room.  Others are waiting to be cataloged; these books are on the cart near the desk and we can quickly check them out using a process called “fast add.”

New Fiction

  • And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  • Sweet Thunder by Ivan Doig
  • The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
  • The Tricking of Freya by Christina Sunley
  • Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
  • W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton [on order]
  • The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis [on order]
Brooklyn (novel)

Brooklyn (novel) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

New Nonfiction

  • JFK’s Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President by Thurston Clarke
  • Elsewhere by Richard Russo
  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof
  • Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War Two by Keith Lowe
  • Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abby by Fiona Carnarvon
  • The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace by HW Brands
  • Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss
  • The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker by Janet Groth [on order]
  • The World’s Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette’s, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family by Josh Hanagarne [on order]

Hope to see you in the library soon!

Tom Mangano
Belden Noble Memorial Library

Tom Mangano About Tom Mangano

Tom became the director of the Belden Noble Memorial Library in Essex after a 33-year career as technical editor at GE in Schenectady. Late in his GE career, Tom received a master's degree in information science from the University at Albany. He became library director in Essex in 2011, with the goal of increasing the value of the library through automation, programs, and communication. Tom and his wife MaryAnne split their time between Essex and Schenectady.

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