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PAGE 2 )ril 21, 2016 www.tricountynews.mn Events at Kimball and Annandale Public Libraries Make and Take Maracas Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the library by decorating your own maraca while supplies last. For ages 6-12. Sponsored by the Kimball Friends of the Library. Kimball Public Library Monday, May 2, and Wednesday, May 4 During Library Open Hours Learn to Love Your Tablet Feeling stumped by your tab- let? Want to use e-books but not sure how? Bring all your questions and curiosity for a lively tutorial on how-to information for begin- ners to advanced users of iPads and other electronic tablets. Teens and Adults. Limit 10. Kimball Public Library Monday, May 16, 6-6:45 p.m. Kimball Area Friends of the Library Meeting All are welcomed. Kimball City Hall Monday, May 16, 7 p.m. Author/appraiser Mark Moran and the history of your objects In this unique event, author and appraiser Mark Moran, who has written more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles and has appeared on the PBS "Antiques Roadshow" program, will help to evaluate your items and learn more about the history of your own personal objects. Limit one object per person, limit 40 items. Please register for a time slot by calling the library during open hours, (320) 274-8448. Additional guests are welcome to listen and observe. A Legacy event. Annandale Public Library Wednesday, May 18, 4-7 p.m. Artist Trading Card Workshop Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) are miniature works of original art created on a 2-1/2 x 3-1/2-inch card. The only rules in making them are their size and that they must be traded, not sold. In this workshop, each patron will cre- ate their own masterpiece as they are introduced to Artist Trading Cards. For ages 8 to adult. Limit 15. Preregistration is required. A Legacy event. Annandale Public Library Saturday, May 21, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Book Notes for May 2016 By Sandy MiUerbernd & Sue Sheil A column about your Eden Valley Area Library "Never judge a book by its movie." - Unknown As summer approaches, it's time to consider some of the qual- ity literature that has or will be appearing on the big screen. Some are old favorites; some are news- worthy; some are by exciting new authors. The saying is, "Never judge a book by its movie." Perhaps you can judge a movie by its book. There are some dra- matic real-life stories. Consider reading "13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi," by Mitchell Zuckoff. The movie directed by Michael Bay, stars John Krasinski with a release date in January. Hopefully you can catch it on pay-per view. If you're into more thrills, try "The Finest Hours: The True Story of the US Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue," by Michael ]. Tougias. It tells one of the most heroic rescue stories ever lived. A movie by the same name also came out in January and stars Chris Pine and Casey Affieck. Finally, read "Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church," by The Investigative Staff of the Boston Globe. This narrative points out the benefits of "serious long- form investigative reporting" and inspired the Academy Award win- ning "Spotlight," starring Rachel McAdams and Mark Ruffalo. Also on our library shelves is "Room," by Emma Donoghue. This complex story is told in the voice of 5-year-old Jack, whose entire existence has been in an 11 x ll-foot room. The movie stars Brie Larson, winner of the Academy Award for her role as Ma/Joy. For fans of Nicholas Sparks there is "The Choice." It is described as "a tender and moving love story and a quick read." The movie by the same name was broadcast on USA Network. "The Martian," by Andy Weir is a sci-fi adventure about astronaut Mark Watney, one of the first people to walk on Mars. "Now he's sure he'll be the first person to die there." Matt Damon stars in the award-winning movie. For the kids there are lots of books turning into movies in the next few months. Young adults' have "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," by Ransom Riggs. A personal favorite of Sue's, this one features levitating girls and invisible boys. The movie won't be out until December. So, there's lots of time to read the book. The whole family can enjoy "The BFG," by Roald Dahl. BFG stands for Big Friendly Giant who is "no ordinary bone-crunching giant." It would make a great read- aloud. Set to release on July 1, 2016; the movie stars Bill Hader. And one last one to anticipate is "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," by Newt Scamander (AKA J.K. Rowling.) This is a fictional text- book from Hogwarts, and is sure to be a solid hit as a movie. It won't be out until November and the proceeds will go to charity. This time around, the only thing you can be sure of finding at the library are the books listed and the "Room" DVD. So, check your TV listings, theater or pay- per-view for the screen versions of the rest. Until next month, we'll see you at the library. .JOHNDeSRe I MIES OUTLAND