Latest Oakhurst library arrivals

July 8, 2014 

The latest arrivals this month at the Oakhurst Library are:

Adult books

Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding (Fiction). Enchanting heroine Bridget Jones stumbles through the challenge of loss, single motherhood, tweeting, texting and more – all while approaching – the outdated phrase "middle age."

Inspiring Generations: 150 Years, 150 Stories in Yosemite by The Yosemite Conservancy, Yosemite National Park (Non-Fiction). Enjoy 150 stories and poetry, chosen from hundreds of submissions, to honor the history of Yosemite and celebrate the signing of the Yosemite Grant Act. This book celebrates the famous signing by President Abraham Lincoln on June 30, 1864, protecting the Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

Discover Yosemite's Forgotten Trails by Tony A. Krizan (Non-Fiction). Follow the trails, in this enjoyable and informative book by local author Tony Krizan. Learn the stories and local history of many of the forgotten trails of Yosemite National Park.

Children's and Young Adult New Titles

Cork and Fuzz : Wait a Minute by Dori Chaconas (Juvenile In-Between). Cork is a short muskrat who knows how to wait, and Fuzz is a tall possum who doesn't like to wait for anything. When a round, yellow object floats through the sky, both Cork and Fuzz chase after it. Is it the sun? Is it an egg? Wait a minute – did it just pop? Delight in the adventures of these two good friends.

Eat Like A Bear by April Sayre (Picture Book). Can you eat like a bear? A sleepy bear awakes in spring and goes to find food. Follow along and eat like a bear: eat fish from a stream, ants from a tree, and delicious huckleberries from a bush. Fill up your belly and prepare for the long winter ahead.


Captain Phillips. The action will keep you riveted in this heart-pounding, real-life thriller. Based on a true story about the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. Starring Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks.

Saving Mr. Banks. In this non-fiction drama starring Tom Hanks, doting father Walt Disney promises his adoring daughters that he will bring their favorite fictional nanny Mary Poppins to the big screen. Little does Walt realize that surly author P.L.Travers has no intention of allowing a movie to be made.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds a revolution brewing, as Katniss and Peeta take a "Victor's Tour" of the districts - while President Snow plots their downfall.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Driving Dave Crazier. How do you spell trouble? A-L-V-I-N! Just when you thought The Chipmunks couldn't get Dave's blood pressure any higher, Alvin and his brothers embark on a new series of adventures sure to drive Dave even crazier.

The Oakhurst branch library, located at 49044 Civic Circle Drive, is open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Thursday, and 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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