January 2010: Outreach Newsletter


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Welcome to The Outreach, a bi-monthly newsletter created by Outreach Services, the Westerville Library's senior and homebound delivery service.

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January 2010: Outreach Newsletter

  1. 1. Issue 43 January/February 2010 The Outreach W E S T E RV I L L E P U B L I C L I B R A RY Happy New Years! It seems that the Outreachdepartment here at Westerville Libraryhas had more changes recently than thecrazy Ohio climate. As we say goodbyeto another dear friend, (Keith you will bemissed!) we would like to take the timeto introduce to you our newest member:Marie Corbitt. You may already recognize Marie.She has been volunteering with theOutreach department for a year and a half while working her way throughschool for her MLIS. She is the youngest of 4 daughters, all with names startingwith M and just inherited a cat named Angel who loves to eat and cuddle.Marie is also a volunteer with the Columbus International Program and workswith a group called Rwanda Women in Action. She loves baking, reading, andall things international. Marie s Picks Devil in the White City by Erik Larson A book that alternates chapters be- tween the stories of two men during the Chicago World s Fair of 1893. Miss Potter (PG)
  2. 2. Staff Picks P a g e 2 THOMAS ELLYN Pirate Latitudes My Life in France by Michael Crichton by Julia Child In 1665, pirate captain Charles Hunter gathers a From her arrival to France, to buying from localcrew of rough men to take over a Spanish galleon markets, to her classes at the Cordon Bleu, this in the Caribbean. interesting memoir chronicles the life of famous chef Julia Childs. Forever Strong (PG-13) Secrets & Lies (R) JULIE HEATHERGuernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie In the Company of Others Society by Jan Karon by Mary Shaffer Father Tim is now intent on researching hisEmerging from the shadow of WWII, author Juliet Kavanaugh ancestry when the B&B he stays at isAshton finds inspiration for her next book from a robbed of a cherished and valuable painting. unique book club formed on Guernsey Island. The Man Who Would Be King (PG) Invictus (PG-13) Upcoming EventsJanuary 9...Faculty Jazz Combo 7pm at Church of the Messiah. UnitedMethodist (51 N. State St.) Presented by Otterbein University Dept. ofMusic. Admission is free!January 18 AND February 15 Poetry Discussion and Sharing (plus an openMic) 7pm. Located at the Westerville Public Library (126 S. State St.) Joinus and share experiences and discover ways others are writing andpublishing poetry.