Book Bites Club starts Jan. 24
Is it your New Yearís resolution to read a new book or meet new people? You can do both at the Book Bites Book Club at South Rowan Regional Library in China Grove. The club meets the last Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Members choose all the books, and a new title is read and discussed each month. And if you like food, this is the book club for you. Members take turns bringing light refreshments that are tied in with the bookís theme. For example when reading ěMountains Between Us,î a story of a plane wreck and survival in the mountains, the group snacked on trail mix and beef jerky just like the characters in the book.
Join us beginning Tuesday, Jan. 24, when we discuss ěSpell of the Highlanderî by Karen Marie Moning. New members are always welcome. Upcoming book selections include:
Feb 28: ěMemory Keeperís Daughterî by Kim Edwards.
March 27: ěMoon Womenî by Pamela Duncan.
April 29: ěFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop CafČî by Fannie Flagg.
May 29: ěGarden Spells,î by Sarah Addison Allen.
June 26: ěLife of Piî by Yan Martel.
July 3: ěEnderís Gameî by Orson Scott Card.
For more information please call Sara at 704-216-8229, or join the club on Jan. 24 at the South Rowan Regional Library.
Kindle users get more at library
eBooks have been available to Rowan Public Library users through several sources, including NCLIVE and NC Digital Library, both accessible through the libraryís website. Now, Kindle users can download free eBooks through the NC Digital Library Collection, which currently has more than 4,500 titles available in Kindle format.
Patrons can download popular and classic e-books to a Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app, such as iPhone, iPad, Android and more. To get started, visit the NC Digital Library website at ncdigital.lib.overdrive.com or reach it through the libraryís website at www.rowanpubliclibrary.org.
Kindle users can browse the NC Digital Libraryís collection of bestselling and classic e-books from a PC or Mac computer, check out titles using a library card and select ěGet for Kindleî to deliver e-books to their Kindle device or any device running the free Kindle app.
Library users will need their library card and PIN, and need to have an Amazon account to complete the free download process to the Kindle.
The NC Digital Library also offers eBooks and audiobooks for use on PC and Mac computers and popular mobile devices such as smartphones, MP3 players and eBook readers like the Barnes & Noble Nook and Sony Reader.
The library also offers Kindles themselves for loan, with more than 150 titles loaded, for those who would like to test run a Kindle.
For more information, or help working with Kindles or NC Digital Library, contact any library locationís information services department.