D. Brown Library Closed for Thanksgiving
The library will be closed November 25-27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The dropbox will remain open for returns and no items will be due on those days. The library is open to the public by appointment only. We are open Tuesday through Friday, 11 am to 6 pm. You must call ahead at 254-583-2328 and schedule a time to browse or use a computer. Browsing appointments are 20 minutes maximum and computer appointments are 45 minutes maximum. Face masks are required in all areas of the library building. The restrooms are closed. Copy and fax services will continue to be curbside-only. We will continue to provide curbside item pick-up as an option.
We will continue providing parking lot Wi-fi during our limited services. The network is DBLibrary Guest and the password is dbrownlibrary. Please note that the Wi-fi network is accessible every day from 10 am through 6 pm only. Please stay in your vehicle or maintain social distance if you sit outside the library. You will not be able to sit inside the library to utilize the Wi-fi. Call us during open hours if you need any assistance!
A Forgotten Evil by Sheldon Russell- In the American West, as the nation heals from the Civil War that nearly destroyed it, new battle lines are being drawn. Caleb Justin, orphaned and grieving, and his comrade Joshua Hart, a tough, worldly runaway, leave their home along the Ohio River bound for Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, intent to join Sheridan's troops in their pursuit of Indian lands. But a badly healed foot injury ends Caleb's dream of joining up. While Joshua is assigned to George Armstrong Custer's troops, Caleb finds himself alone and undefended on the war-ravaged prairie, picking up whatever work he can - until his capture by Indians changes everything. Joan Monnet, daughter of a wealthy railroad magnate, is traveling West when her caravan is attacked by Indians. A timely rescue saves her life but leaves her lost on the vast American prairie with Caleb. Together, they must fight their way back to the world they once knew. Joshua, Joan, and Caleb find themselves trapped in the crossfire of one of the bloodiest battles of frontier history. Will their desperate courage be enough for them to survive? (Western Fiction)
Mindy Kim: Class President by Lyla Lee- It's time to pick a class president, and Mindy really wants to win--and she's basing her entire campaign on snacks and being kind, so how could she NOT be chosen? But there is one big thing that Mindy is not sure she can do--make a speech to her class about why she would be the best pick for president. Can Mindy face her fears and show the class--and herself--that she can be the best class president ever? (Young Adult Fiction)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End by Jeff Kinney- Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip for the adventure of a lifetime! But things take an unexpected turn, and they find themselves stranded at an RV park that’s not exactly a summertime paradise. When the skies open up and the water starts to rise, the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacation or if they’re already in too deep. (Young Adult Fiction)