Kalona Public Library News


The book drop is open for returns Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.

Curbside delivery is available Tuesday noon-7 p.m. and Friday noon-5 p.m. There is a 10-item limit per library card.

To reserve items for curbside pick up you can:

• Call the library at 319-656-3501.

• Email kaloplib@kctc.net.

• Send a message on Facebook.

• Use the online catalog and place items on hold.

Library staff is available Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

New adult fiction: “The City We Became” by N.K. Jemisin; “Devoted” by Dean Koontz; “The Book of Longings” by Sue Monk Kidd; “Barn 8” by Deb Olin Unferth; “Have You Seen Me?” by Kate White; and “The Englisch Daughter” by Cindy Woodsmall.

New adult nonfiction: “Spirit Run: A 6,000 Mile Marathon Through North America’s Stolen Land” by Noe Alvarez; “Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter” by Tom Clavin; “The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Streaks” by Ben Cohen; and “My Share of the Task: A Memoir” by General Stanley McChrystal.

New young adult: “The Best Lies” by Sarah Lyu; “The Lost” by James Patterson; and “Crying Laughing” by Lance Rubin.

New junior fiction: “Bo’s Magical New Friend” by Rebecca Elliott; “Hooper” by Geoff Herbach; “Dragonslayer” by Tui T. Sutherland; “Ava and Star” by Julie Sykes; and “Front Desk” by Kelly Yang.

New junior nonfiction: “Circles” by David A. Adler; and “Awesome Snake Science: 40 Activities for Learning About Snakes” by Cindy Blobaum.

New easy reader books: “Angelina Ballerina and the Tea Party” by Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig; “Ducky and Bunny Help Out!” by Suzanne Francis, adapted by Lauren Clauss; and “Ocean of Color” by Bill Scollon.

New easy books: “I Can Do It Myself!” by Diane Adams and Nancy Hayashi; “Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn” by Kenard Park; “Nugget and Fang Go to School” by Tammi Sauer and Michael Slack; “The Most Magnificent Thing” by Ashley Spires; and “Hansel and Gretel” by Bethan Woollvin.

New adult DVDs: “Bombshell;” “Dark Waters;” “Jumanji: The Next Level;” “Little Women (2020);” “Midway;” and “Richard Jewell.”


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