New Audio Books at the Wead Library


This week sees seven new audio books added  to our shelves. If you would like to reserve any of these books on CD, simply call the library at 518-483-5251 or click on Login, Search and Renew in the right sidebar. We will be glad to help you and reserve your selection for pickup at your convenience.  Have ready your library card. Your pin number is the last four digits of your home telephone on record with the library.

Gathering Prey by John Sandford

Early Warning by Jane Smiley

Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

Chasing Sunsets by Karen Kingsbury

At the water’s edge by Sara Gruen

Hot Pursuit  by Stuart Woods

A Deadly Web by Kay Hooper


In two days summer will be officially here. Wishing you lots of sunshine and great reading fun,

The Staff of the Wead Library


New book arrivals at the Wead Library


As Spring settles in and the leaves unfurl, this  week a larger than normal number of new books have made our shelves their  home. Selections include biographies, a Western, thrillers, political opinions and more.


The Liar    by Nora Roberts

The dead lands     by Benjamin Percy

The wonder garden     by Lauren Acampora

Slated for death     by Elizabeth J. Duncan

The miracle girl     by Andrew Rose

The devil’s making     by Sean Haldane


The  legend of Caleb York    by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins, Western

The green road    by Anne Enright

Hot pursuit    by Stuart Woods

Robert B. Parker’s Kickback   by Ace Atkins

The Wedding Circle   by  Ashton Lee, large print

Secrets of a charmed life    by Susan Meissner, large print

Non Fiction:

Capital Dames    by Cokie Roberts

Bill O’Reilly’s legends and lies  by David Fisher

Between you and me     by Mary Norris

Missoula     by Jon Krakauer

The road to character    by David Brooks

Rain     by Cynthia Barnett


The lost girls    by John Glatt

Dreamland    by Sam Quinones

And the good news is…    by Dana Perino, biography



A fine romance    by Candice Bergen, biography

My organic life     by Nora Pouillon, biography

Remember, reserving one of these new titles is as simple as clicking on log in, search and renew in the right sidebar. Have your library card and pin number handy. The pin number is the last four digits of the phone number you have on record with the Wead Library.

Happy Spring Reading!

the Staff of the Wead Library



The New York Times Best Seller List


Many of the books on the NY Times Best Seller list are available through the Wead Library. Most are on our own shelves and those we do not have we can often request for you from other libraries. Here is what we have for the week ending May 16th that is currently on the NY Times Best Seller List. If you would like to reserve or request any of these works, just give us a call at 518-483-5251. There is also always the option to do this digitally by clicking on Log in, Search and Renew in the right sidebar. Have your library card handy. Your pin number will be the last four digits of the phone number you have on record with the Wead Library.


The girl on the train     by Paula Hawkins

All the light we cannot see     by Anthony Doerr

The bone tree     by Greg Isles

God help the child     by Toni Morrison

Every fifteen minutes     by Lisa Scottoline

The stranger     by Harlen Coben

The nightingale     by Kristin Hannah

At the water’s edge    by Sara Gruen

Garden of Lies    by Amanda Quick

A spool of blue thread    by Anne Tyler

Miracle at Augusta     by James Patterson

The Patriot threat     by Steve Berry



Dead wake     by Erik Larson

Being Mortal     by Atul Gawande

H is for Hawk     by Helen Macdonald

What if?     by Randall Munroe

Yes, Please     by Amy Poehler


The Wead Library is proud to bring to you the finest offerings in today’s literature. That also applies to magazines, audio books, DVDs and newspapers.  Looking for something special? Just give us a call at 518-483-5251.

Happy Reading!

The Staff of the Wead Library

New DVDs!

Our collection of DVDs continues to grow and here are our latest additions.   Our new selections include several Broadway productions, children’s classic films and documentaries from the History Channel and National Geographic.



Evita, with Madonna, film
West Side Story, Broadway
Into the Woods, Broadway
The Spanish American, History Channel production
A Chorus Line, Broadway
The Great Indian Wars, from Nat’l Geographic
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with Dick Van Dyke


42nd Street, Broadway
Annie, the movie with Carol Burnett
Thoroughly Modern Millie, with Julie Andrews
Cabaret, featuring Liza Minelli and Joel Gray
Easter Parade with Judy Garland
South Pacific, starring Mitzi Gaynor and Rosanno Brazzi


Ghostbusters, the Original movie
Ghostbusters, Part Two
A Turtle’s Tale 2

Just click on Log in, Search and Renew in the right sidebar to easily reserve your choices. Have your library card handy and your pin number is the last four digits of your home phone that you have on record with the library.

Happy Viewing!

The Staff of the Wead Library

May Happenings at the Wead Library



So much is happening here in the month of May.  We will be having a free event on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 at 12:00 noon. A  video with  Dr. Michael Greger of  called  “Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death” will be shown.  There will be food samples and pre-registration is appreciated. You can register  at A question and answer period regarding the vegan lifestyle will follow.

Our popular story hours continue on Tuesday evenings and Wednesday and Thursday mornings but will be ending on May 21. Please call Mrs. McDonald at 483-5251 if you have any questions.  Our summer reading program in the park will begin the last week of June. We will have more info on that program as we get closer to June.

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The Wead  Library Board of Trustees will hold its monthly meeting on May 18th at 7:00PM. This meeting is public and open to all who may be interested in attending. It is on the third floor of the Library.

Friday Night Movies continue at 6:00pm on each Friday. Great family fun is promised, all free of charge. You are welcome to bring your sleeping bags, come in jammies and bring your snacks and drinks. We ask that all drinks be covered and all snacks are welcome. It’s a fun evening for all!

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On the first and third Saturdays of the month the Needles and Hooks group meets at the Wead Library at 10:00am. This is for all handcrafts. Members have knitted, crocheted, beaded, woven and more. If you are the creative, crafty type, come join like minded spirits. Bring your craft for a great morning of fun and companionship.  Beginners and the long experienced are all welcome.

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Once a month the Teen Advisory Board meets and has pizza, fun and an afternoon of friendship at the Wead Library.  Saturday, May 30 is the day at 11:00am. All teens are welcome and we promise a good time.

The Wead Library will be closed on Memorial Day, May 25th and will reopen on Tuesday, May 26th at 10:00am.


There is lots to do at the Wead Library as we jump toward Summer. It is a busy time of year and we hope you include the library and it’s many events as part of your summer schedule.

Happy Reading!

The staff of the Wead Library



This weeks arrivals!


As Spring finally catches up with the calendar, set up a bit of time to enjoy some of our latest additions to the shelves here at the Wead Library.  This weeks selections really cover a lot of subjects. We have spiritual enlightenment from “The Healer’s Hands”, 1000 foods to eat before you die and our usual selections of new thrillers and fiction. Without further ado:


The Turner House by Angela Flournoy

Voyage of the Basilisk  by Marie Brennan

Tomb in Turkey  by Simon Brett

John the pupil   by D.L. Flusfeder

Two Strangers   by Beryl Matthews

Cat out of hell   by Lynne Truss

The Christmas Wedding Ring   by Susan Mallery

Falling in love   by Donna Leon

Where they found her   by Kimberly McCreight

Anna’s crossing  by Suzanne Fisher ,  large print

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KL: a history of the Nazi concentration camps  by Nikolaus Wachsmann

Botanical Knits   by Alana Dakos

Our kids: the American Dream in crisis  by Robert D. Putnam

The secret game   by Scott Ellsworth

Love and other ways of dying   by Michael Paterniti

Orchard House   by Tara Austen Weaver

The healer’s hands  by Paula C. Matthews Boyea

1000 foods to eat before you die   by Mimi Sheraton

Eye of the beholder   by Laura J. Snyder

Life from scratch  by Sasha Martin, biography

Books can be reserved with your library card and by clicking in the right side bar on Log in, search and renew. Your pin number is the last four digits of your home phone. If you need any further help requesting any of these selections please feel free to call one of our friendly staff at 518-483-5251.  In the meantime, revel in the glorious spring weather that has now arrived in the North Country.

The Staff of the Wead Library

Magazines are here!


We are excited and proud  at the Wead Library to announce a new link in our right sidebar. It is MAGAZINES! There are many great titles to choose from and we really feel our patrons will enjoy this new program. Magazines like Cooking Light, Dr. Oz: the good life, Men’s Health, Saveur,  the Atlantic and many more are now only a click away!  You will be able to read the latest issue as well as back issues. You can hover your cursor over the cover and go directly to that article with a click. You can enlarge the page for easier reading.  Entire pages can be printed.  Our staff got the early introduction to the site before introducing it to the public and response has been overwhelmingly positive. How to read your magazines: Click on the “Magazine” link in the right sidebar. Have your library card handy. When the page comes up, simply put in your library card number and click “log in”.  Then, make your choice. It’s as simple as that. No more need to pay for subscriptions and no favorite issues looking for storage in your home. We hope you enjoy this new addition to the many perks that come with being a patron of the Wead Library.

Happy reading!

the Staff of the Wead Library


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