What’s new at the Southborough Library

by susan on January 15, 2010

Here’s what’s new at the Southborough Library for adults and kids.

ADULT:

the-audacityThe Audacity to Win by David Plouffe
The forty-fourth president’s campaign manager reveals the strategies that he credits with Obama’s successful primary and general elections, explaining how a combination of technology and grassroots organization is revolutionizing politics.
(Library catalog | Amazon)

atlas-shruggedAtlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (Book on CD)
Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, this is Ayn Rand’s magnum opus, which launched an ideology and a movement. Atlas Shrugged emerged as a premier moral apologia for Capitalism, a defense that had an electrifying effect on millions of readers. (Library catalog | Amazon)

CHILDREN:

seen-a-sneepHave You Ever Seen a Sneep? by Tasha Pym
Illustrated with whimsical and witty style, this hilarious story features five naughty creatures and one adorable hero. (Library catalog | Amazon)

jumpy-jackJumpy Jack and Googily by Meg Rosoff
Jumpy Jack the snail is terrified that there are monsters around every corner despite the reassurances of his best friend, Googily.
(Library catalog | Amazon)

I-can-build123 I Can Build by Irene Luxbacher
This book in the Starting Art series provides an introduction to all the materials kids need to start building. Projects include a breezy birdhouse, a mushroom mansion, a perfect palace and a fabulous funhouse. (Library catalog | Amazon)

sylvie-and-songmanSylvie and the Songman by Tim Binding
Sylvie Bartram’s beloved dog, Mr. Jackson, has lost his bark. The birds have stopped singing. And in the growing silence, her dad has disappeared. Determined to find him, Sylvie and her best friend, kite-flying, tone deaf George, are drawn into the nightmare world of the Songman, a world haunted by the terrifying Woodpecker Man in his swan-powered balloon, a world where nothing can sing and no one can speak. Only Sylvie can save the earth from its terrible voiceless fate. (Library catalog | Amazon)

cloudy-with-meatballsCloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (DVD)
Flint Lockwood is a young inventor who dreams of creating something that will improve everyone’s life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow will find their eating habits have drastically changed. (Library catalog | Amazon)

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