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My Week with Marilyn

The DVD of Oscar-nominated film "My Week with Marilyn" is ready to accept your holds!  my week with marilyn dvd cover

 

 

 

 

 

Is there an elephant buried in Waterford?

That is a question we've occasionally been asked over the years.  You might think it's one of those urban legends, but in fact, it is true.  Her name was Little Jennie, and she even appeared in the movie "Elephant Walk" with Elizabeth Taylor.  To find out what an elephant was doing in Waterford, Michigan, and what happened after she sadly expired, read the attached article which was published in the local paper at the time.

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New Diet Books

Some of our newest diet books: Read more

Pay your library account balance from any internet connection

Waterford Library patrons now have the ability to pay their library account balance from the convenience of their home or any web browser accessing our web site. Using the PayPal system you can pay with Visa, Mastercard, Discover Card or American Express, as well as from your own PayPal account if you already have one. Simply log into your account and if you have a balance follow the steps as provided. For a more detailed tutorial follow this link.

Minimum payment amount is 5 dollars.  You can pay any individual bill or multiple billed items.

You will need your library card number, your pin number and either PayPal or credit card information.

New Spanish Fiction

New titles recently added to the Spanish Fiction collection include:

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South of Superior by Ellen Airgood

Check our catalog for: South of Superior

Madeline Stone leaves her life in Chicago to return to the place of her birth, a small town on the coast of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Penninsula. She takes care of an aging family friend, starts working at the local pizzeria, tries to help settle a dispute at the local grocery store, starts to draw again, and, amidst the dramas of her new friends, and plenty of setbacks, she gradually finds what's missing in her life.

Recorded Books OneClickdigital Audiobooks

Attention downloadable audiobook users: If you have been downloading your audiobooks from netlibrary or ebscohost, you will now need to start using Recorded Books OneClickdigital.  You must create a new account, but you do not need to come in to the library to create your account.  You will be asked for your library card number, and then you should be able to create a new account.  You may use the same username and password you used on the other sites if you wish. 

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Check our catalog for: Ready Player One

It’s the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia that lets you be anything you want to be, a place where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets. And like most of humanity, Wade dreams of being the one to discover the ultimate lottery ticket that lies concealed within this virtual world. For somewhere inside this giant networked playground, OASIS creator James Halliday has hidden a series of fiendish puzzles that will yield massive fortune—and remarkable power—to whoever can unlock them.

New December Books!

Here a few books recently received in the teen area.
See something you want to read? Just click on the title and that will take you take you to our catalog so you can place a hold.

 

Ruthless
by Sara Shepard

Pretty Little Liars #10

 

Clockwork Prince
by Cassandra Clare

The Infernal Devices #2

 

 

Deadly Little Games
by Laurie Faria Stolarz

Touch #3

 

"Like" the Library on Facebook

Facebook iconDid you know the Library maintains a Facebook page? If you're a regular Facebook user, the Facebook page is where you can find information about library-related news, new services, upcoming events and service outages. It's also a place where you can interact with our library staff and fellow patrons. "Like" the library and keep in touch with what's happening at the Waterford Township Public Library