Wednesday, September 26, 2012

September, 2012 Book Sentry

Spot the new arrivals about military history, especially those books providing context for the library's ongoing Veterans History Project.


If you see a book that looks good, go to the library's Catalog  and place a hold.
                                   We will let you know when it comes in for you! 

94.541343 W262ar

Army of Evil: A History of the SS
By Weale, Adrian
2012-09 - New American Library

959.704 L832em 

Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
By Logevall, Fredrik
2012-08 - Random House

973.931 E34fi

500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars
By Eichenwald, Kurt
2012-09 - Touchstone Books

956.7044345 L974se

Service: A Navy Seal at War
By Luttrell, MarcusWith Hornfischer, James D.
2012-05 - Little Brown and Company

958.10471 C456li

Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan
By Chandrasekaran, Rajiv
2012-06 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307957146 Check Our Catalog

355.22363 F648dr

The Draft, 1940-1973

By Flynn, George Q.
1993-12 - University Press of Kansas

Library Announces its 6th Annual VHP Breakfast Event

Veterans, especially those who have participated in the Veterans History Project, are cordially invited to the library's 6th Annual Breakfast Reception on Thursday, November 8, at 9:15am at the Niles Public Library, 6960 W. Oakton St.

The program will conclude with a performance by the Legacy Girls who return by popular demand to serve the musical “dessert” as they present their swinging Andrews Sisters Style review of popular and patriotic songs from the 30’s and 40’s. RSVPs or other inquiries can be made to Neil O’Shea at the Niles Public Library at 847-663-6425 or by October 12th.