Among The Shelves

May 7, 2020

Prolific author Danielle Steel has a new novel titled The Wedding Dress.  Set in California and spanning four generations, Steel’s newest book touches on the issues of loss, motherhood, tragedy, and victories.  Steel is one of the world’s bestselling authors with nearly one billion copies of her novels sold.

Sara Paretsky’s newest novel titled Dead Land is a V. I. Warshawski novel.  Modern crime writer Paretsky is author of twenty-two novels and has received many awards including Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

Hard Cash Valley by Brian Panowich features character, Dan Kirby, an ex-arson investigator for one of the most chaotic and crime-ridden regions of the South.

Crash, a novel by David Hagberg and Lawrence Light, follows events that threaten to crush the world economy and lead to a second Great Depression.  A former Navy Seal turned FBI employee must unravel the plot in time to save the economy.  Hagberg is a former U.S. Air Force cryptographer and Light is an award-winning financial journalist.

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, author of The Hidden Life of Dogs, has written Growing Old: Notes on Aging with Something Like Grace.  This book explores a wide variety of topics in a witty, life-affirming way.

Biography of Resistance by Muhammad H. Zaman, PhD discusses the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs and the future of global health.

New dvd’s include Game of Thrones: Complete Set, and Gentlemen starring Matthew McConaughey.

Summer Reading will be online this year!  Look for more information about registering online for fun and prizes and summer reading.

New at the library is Universal Class which offers 500 classes to take online free of charge.  Customers can choose from classes in Pet Care and Grooming, Alternative Medicine, Computers, and Crafts and Hobbies and many more.

For easy access to the Library catalog, download the Librista app which is available for Apple and Android products.

The Libby app is available for ebooks and audio books making download easy and fast.  Watonga now has an Advantage Plan for ebooks and audio so if long wait lists are a problem let us know and we can move our customers at the top of the list!

Customers can register for a Library Card online at

The Library staff is available M-F 9-6 to answer any questions you may have.  Call us at 580-623-7748 or email or or for assistance.

Watonga Public Library is a department of the City of Watonga.