Latest arrivals!

We have a wonderful list of new book arrivals this week, just in time for relaxing on the last “fun” weekend of the summer! We are open tomorrow, Saturday, from ten to three for your reading needs. Do drop in!

Iron Wolf by Dale Brown
“X”  by Sue Grafton
Last ragged breath by Julia Keller
The taming of the queen by Philippa Gregory
Last bus to wisdom by Ivan Doig
Everybody rise by Stephanie Clifford
Spy Games  by Adam Brookes
The Incarnations by Susan Barker
On Cimarron  by Paul Joseph Lederer
Last Words by Michael Koryta
The murderer’s daughter by Jonathan Kellerman
The last time I saw her  by Karen Robards
The last days of Rabbit Hayes  by Anna McPartlin
The night sister  by Jennifer McMahon
Down among the dead men  by Peter Lovesay


A full life: reflections at ninety  by Jimmy Carter, biography
The girl with seven names: a North Korean defector’s story by Hyeonsew Lee
There’s a woman in the pulpit by Rev. Martha Spong
The disaster profiteers  by John C. Mutter

As we sail into this final week of summer we wish you blue skies, warm weather and lots of wonderful reading.

The Staff of the Wead Library




Love to talk books?

A new group is starting for book lovers here in the greater Malone area.  If you love books but prefer a bit more choice in discussing them than traditional book clubs offer, this is the group for you! No books will be assigned and members of the group are free to discuss whatever they are reading. The promise of coffee, treats and lively conversation will be shared for the first time on Saturday, September 19, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.  Please come join in what promises to be a fun morning. Hope to see you there!

ETA: the date of the first meeting has been changed from Sep. 12th to Sep. 19th. Sorry for any inconvenience.

First Annual Patron Appreciation Day

Thursday, August 6th, 2015     1:00 to 8:00 pm

The Wead Library staff would like to say THANK YOU to the Malone community and all of our patrons with a special celebration.


Free Books  to give away

Magic Show

Children’s Movies & Stories

Visits by numerous local authors

LIVE Musical Entertainment

All fines on returned Wead Library books will be erased on this one special day!

All festivities are FREE and all are welcome!

The Staff of the Wead Library


We appreciate you, our patrons!

Please come share  the excitement of our first ever Patron Appreciation Day here in Malone at the Wead Library. On August 6th, 2015, from 1:00 to 8:00PM there will be Magic, Laughter, Movies, Live Musicians, Free books, Refreshments and lots more!

Best of all, overdue fines will be removed for any overdue books returned that day, no matter how long they are overdue! So clean out that closet and share in the amnesty on August 6th. NO FINES! (This applies only to books taken out from those owned by the Wead Library.)

All festivities are free and all are welcome. Hope to see you there!

The Staff of the Wead Library

Week of July 25, New Book Arrivals


As the temperature soars, new selections are arriving at the Wead Library. They include three new biographies as well as a book on the Hilton dynasty of hotel fame, a very interesting family for sure! Two new large print books are included as well, one by Linda Castillo and the other by fave of cat lovers, Rita Mae Brown. Pick out your favorites and reserve them by phone at 518-483-5251 or by clicking in the right sidebar on Log-in, Search and Renew. Have your library card handy and the four digit pin number which is the last four digits of your phone number of record.  With selections that run the gamut from knitting to treason we are sure to provide some great reading for all for that summer down time.


Head case: my brain and other wonders   by Cole Cohen, biography
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the quest for a fantastic future   by Ashlee Vance, biography
Stir: my broken brain and the meals that brought me home   by Jessica Fechtor, biography

courtesy Hilton hotels

The Hiltons: the true story of an American dynasty  by Randy Taraborrelli
Big book of knitting  by Katharina Buss
The Oregon Trail: a new American Journey  by Rinker Buck
Does this beach make me look fat?  by Lisa Scottoline
Patience and fortitude  by Scott Sherman



The third wife     by Lisa Jewell
All the single ladies   by Dorothea Benton Frank
Twice in a lifetime   by Dorothy Garlock
I take you   by Eliza Kennedy
The wild girl    by Kate Forsyth
Signal   by Patrick Lee
Palace of treason    by Jason Matthews
The fraud    by Brad Parks
Invasion of privacy     by Christopher  Reich
High Country Nocturne    by Jon Talton
Let sleeping dogs lie    by Rita Mae Brown,  large print
The dead will tell   by Linda Castillo,  large print

Happy summer reading!

The staff of the Wead Library



New DVDs, week of July 20, 2015

We have numerous new DVDs at the library. They include two wonderful PBS series for children, the Wild Kratts and Daniel Tiger. Also included in our new selections is the PBS drama, Mr. Selfridge, seasons two and three, and the award winning story, Unbroken. Other great new DVDs join the selection with the promise of more to come. The Wead Library is fortunate to have caring patrons who generously donate DVDs that often have only been viewed once if at all. We thank them for sharing their collection with all of our patrons. To reserve or search for any DVDs, simply click on login, search and renew in the right sidebar or call one of our friendly staff at 518-483-5251 to help you with your choices.

Mr Selfridge, seasons two and three
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Diary of a spider
12 Years a slave

Wild Kratts, bugging out
Wild Kratts, Sharktastic
Diary of a worm
City of Ember
Big Hero six
Daniel Tiger


Remember, rainy summer days are perfect for viewing a good drama or quality children’s programming. We are here to serve you in your quest for quality entertainment for your family.

Happy Summer Reading!

The Staff of the Wead Library

Lots of new Fiction!

courtesy solongfreedom.

This week we put out double the amount of new fiction books we normally shelve! There is humor, mystery, love and even a bit of the supernatural. The much heralded new Harper Lee novel hits our stacks and we expect there to be large demand for that one.  Danielle Steele’s  new novel, “Country”,  is also on the shelves and garnering much interest.  It is easy to reserve any of these titles by having your library card handy and clicking on Log in,  Search and Renew in the right side bar. One of our staff can also help you if you prefer reserving by phone. We can be reached at 518-483-5251.
Here are the latest and greatest:

New Fiction:


Go set a watchman      by Harper Lee
Saint Mazie       by Jami Attenberg
A head full of ghosts      by Paul Tremblay
Ana of California      by Andi Teran
Tom Clancy Under Fire       by Grant Blackwood
The naked eye       by Iris Johansen
Dry bones      by Craig Johnson
Summerlong       by Deab Bakopoulos
Country       by Danielle Steele
Naked Greed      by Stuart Woods
Muse       by Jonathan Galassi
Thin air      by Ann Cleeves
Six and a half deadly sins       by Colin Cotterill

The library at Mount Char   by Scott Hawkins
Eight hundred grapes      by Laura Dave
Hyacinth girls       by Laurel Frankel
Devil’s Harbor        by Alex Gilly
The ways of the world         by Robert Goddard
The making of Zombie Wars        by Aleksandar  Hemon
The Brave        by Nicholas Evans, large print

Non Fiction:

The wheel of healing with Ayurveda       by Michelle Fondin
Rhythm of the wild       by Kim Heacox


Putinism: Russia and its future with the West        by Walter Laqueu
Big science         by Michael Hiltzik
Eat local for less        by Julie Castillo





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