Library News

The Van Buren County Library on Shake Rag Road in Clinton has a new microfilm/microfiche machine. The machines are very helpful in genealogy research. Library hours are: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. To reach the library call 745-2100 or e-mail

The library is raffling off a quilt to raise money for the new library building. Tickets are $1/ticket or $5 for six. The raffle will be May 1.

New releases

Red Country, Joe Abercrombie (due Feb. 25)

Kissing Under the Mistletoe, Marina Adair

A Wild Goose Chase Christmas, Jennifer Allee

Extinction, Mark Alpert

Silver Cross, B. Kent Anderson

Forbidden, Kelley Armstrong

Camellia Song of the River 2, Diane Ashley

Wild Girls: A Novel, Mary Stewart Atwell

The Hydrogen Sonata, Iain Banks

Better Than New: Insider tips from a glamour girl, Sally Barnes

Insane City, Dave Barry

Her Amish Man: A Forbidden Eden, Erin Bates

Agenda 21, Glenn Beck

Miriam’s Quilt, Jennifer Beckstrand

A Week in Winter, Maeve Binchy

Threads of Faith, Andrea Boeshaar

Red Dragon Rising: Blood of War, Larry Bond

Shadow on the Crown, Patricia Bracewell

Comanche: A Western Story, Max Brand

Frontier Justice: A John Henry Cole Story, Bill Brooks

Waiting for Morning, Margaret Brownley

Tell the Wolves I’m Home, Carol Rifka Brunt

The Painted Girls, Cathy Marie Buchanan

Heart in Hand, Barbara Cameron

A Dream for Tomorrow, Melody Carlson

Come to the Table, Neta Jackson

Not Dead Yet, Peter James

Guilt: An Alex Delaware Novel, Jonathan Kellerman

Origin, Jessica Khoury

The Tutor’s Daughter, Julie Klassen

Never Coming Back, Hans Koppel

Legacy, Jayne Ann Krentz

The Jewels of Paradise, Donna Leon