Adult collections and programs
Adult New Arrivals
Vita Nostra by Marina & Sergey Dyachenko
While vacationing at the beach, Sasha meets a man who gives her strange instructions she feels powerless to ignore. At his insistence, she will leave behind all that is familiar to enroll at the remote Institute of Special Technologies.
The New Girl by Daniel Silva
Gabriel Allon, the legendary chief of Israeli intelligence, is thrust into a deadly secret war with an old enemy that will determine the future of the Middle East -- and perhaps the world.
Window on the Bay by Debbie Macomber
When a single mom becomes an "empty nester," she spreads her wings to rediscover herself -- and her passions.
Red Metal by Mark Greaney
A high-ranking American Marine joins a team of international military elites to prevent a Russian strike against Europe that threatens to change the balance of power in the West.
Temptation’s Darling by Johanna Lindsey
A debutante with a secret. A rogue determined to win her heart.
Under Currents by Nora Roberts
For both Zane and Darby, their small town roots hold a terrible secret. Now, decades later, they've come together to build a new life. But will the past set them free or pull them under?
Knife by Jo Nesbo
Brilliant, audaciously rogue police officer, Harry Hole is back and in the throes of a new, unanticipated rage--once again hunting the murderer who has haunted his entire career.
Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews
After her mother’s death, Drue Campbell inherits her grandparent’s beach cottage in Sunset Beach, Florida where she takes a job with her estranged father who is married to her high school frenemy.
Lake of the Ozarks: My Surreal Summers in a Vanishing America by Bill Geist
Bill Geist reflects on his coming of age in the American heartland of the Midwest and traces his evolution as a man and a writer, in the summers between high school and college, before he went off to Vietnam and the country went to Hell.
Print Collection: Our collection of adult fiction features best sellers and popular authors. There is a wide range of Reference and Non-Fiction titles for research or special interests. We also have a large print collection for those who find that format easier to read.
Latham Family Award Winning Book Collection: This collection is funded by the Latham family in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Kenyon Latham. It includes books from the following awards: Aventis, Caldecott, Edgars, National, Newberry, Nobel & Pulitzer. There are books for young children and youth, as well as many books for adults - quality fiction, poetry, biography, science, history and more!
Media Collections: Our collection includes audio books in CD format and movies in DVD and VHS tape formats.
Programming for Adults:
Clubs: The library has several groups that meet regularly to share common interests.
The Book Club will meet on the second Friday of the month at 1:00 pm.
Wood Place Bookworm Sewers & Quilters: Groups meet in Heyssel Hall
Quilters meet 10-4 on Tuesdays. This group starts a new quilt top quarterly.
Sewers meet 6-8 pm Tuesday evenings. Join this group to sew a variety of projects of your choice with assistance from group leader, Sandy Schaeffer. Equipment needed: sewing machine and fabrics.