The Sesquicentennial cookbook is a great book! Especially considering that it was put together by a lot of people who had never done anything like it before!
We had a large number of “old fashioned” recipes submitted by the younger generation.
Old family recipes, for example, Mary Straw’s Pumpkin/Persimmon cookies. It’s the time of year that persimmons are ready so we will just give you that recipe! The ingredients are:
3 c. flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
¾ tsp baking soda
2 c. sugar
1 c. oil
1 c. pumpkin or persimmon pulp
½ c. nuts and/or raisins, if desired
Combine dry ingredients. In a separate bowl cream together wet ingredients. Add dry to wet mixture and combine well.
Stir in raisins or nuts, if desired. Drop by teaspoon onto greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes.
This is just one recipe of many in our cookbook which is still available. They make a great Christmas gift for only $10. Come in and get a bunch!
The Sesquicentennial committee donated the license plates to the library. If you would like one just as a souvenir, come to the library. They are here!
If you like haunted houses, the Scare-on-the-Square it on the 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th of this month.
It’s a very scary Halloween activity. At 6 pm is the “mild” version and then beginning at 7 pm is the full, lights out, version. Tickets for those 15 year of age and under are just $3 and for those over 15 are $5.
A lot of high school students and other people dress up just to “scare” you, but don’t ask us who. We are sworn to secrecy! This benefits the library. So THANK YOU for participating.
Phantom waltz—Catherine Anderson
Long road to LaRosa—Paul Bagdon
The Paris architect—Charles Belfoure
The Painted girls—Cathy Marie Buchanan
The Harbinger II—Jonathan Cahn
Dead Lake—Darcy Coates
The law of innocence—Michael Connelly
The winter king: a novel of Arthur—Bernard Cornwell
Prayers for sale—Sandra Dallas
America’s first daughter—Stephanie Dray
The garden of evening mists—Twan Eng Tan
The crimson petal and the white—Michel Faber
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet—Jamie Ford
Love and other consolation prizes—Jamie Ford
Soon: the beginning of the end—Jerry Jenkins
A case of curiosities—Allen Kurzweil
Crazy rich Asians—Kevin Kwan
Stinger: the sea phantom—Adam Blade
Mangler: the dark menace—Adam Blade
The great quarterback switch—Matt Christopher
Mrs. Meyer is on fire!–Dan Gutman
The most fantabulous pajama party ever—Susan Love
The curious castle—Susan Love
Scooby-doo and you: the case of the lost lumberjack—Jesse Leon McCann
Scooby-doo and you: The case of the mad mermaid—Jesse Leon McCann
Fearless: imagine your life without fear—Max Lucado
The Egyptian book of the dead: the book of going forth by day: being the Papyrus of Ani
The radium girls: the dark of America’s shining women—Kate Moore
Hacker, hoaxer, whistleblower, spy: the many faces of Anonymous—Gabriella Coleman
Letters to the church—Francis Chan
Chinese, Thai, Japanese cookbook
Taste of home Southern favorites
Monster High. Boo York, Boo York—PG
Monster High. Electrified—PG
Monster High. Great Scarrier Reef–PG
The Mitchells vs. the machines—PG
Yoga for the Warrior—NR