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In honor of her second book, LA REYNA, Book Two of The Trastámara Series, Michigan native K.M. Guerin will visit the Shelby Area District Library on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public. Her talk will consist of a small reading from both her first book, LA BASTARDA, as well as a sneak preview of her second book, followed by a short presentation about the 14th century. As a part of the “Fall into Fun” celebrations at the library, which run through the month of October, fall-themed refreshments will be served.
The Trastámara Series is an adult historical fiction series based in the Kingdom of Castile (modern day Spain), and follows the lives of the ruling family, the Trastámara, from rise to fall. The first book in the series, LA BASTARDA, is set during the reign of Enrique II, the founder of the dynasty, and is shown through the eyes of his illegitimate daughter, Constanza The second book, LA REYNA, is due for release Nov. 13, 2016.
K.M. Guerin has lived in Michigan her entire life, now with her husband, son, Kitty, and Boomer-dog. When not writing or spending time with her family, she enjoys reading, baking, Tim Hortons, watching the Red Wings, and pretending the dishes in the sink don't exist. Those interested in contacting her for more information may reach her through her website, kmguerin.wordpress.com, or on her Facebook page, Facebook.com/ KMGuerinAuthor.

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Book Tasting Book Club

We will be discussing the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley on Saturday October 8 at 10:15am in the library meeting room.  Copies are available for checkout at the circulation desk.

Scrabble Club

Our Scrabble Club meets the 3rd Thursday of every month from 9-11am.  The next gathering is November 17.


Fridays at 11:30am in the meeting room. 


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MeLCat is a statewide multi-type library resource sharing program funded with an LSTA grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Library of Michigan.  This service allows library users to search for books, audio books, music, movies, and other library materials on-line and have items delivered to the library.  Search MeLCat


The Shelby Area District Library offers downloadable audio books and eBooks.  By clicking on the icon above, you can download required free software, check out and download books to enjoy on your computer (PC (Must have Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to use) or Mac), iPod or MP3 player.  The library's website is available 24/7 to give you access to downloadable reading/listening anytime, anywhere!  Popular and classic downloadable books are offered in a variety of subjects.  To download audio books, all you need is an Internet connection and a Shelby Library card.  This service is free for residents in:  Shelby Twp, Shelby Village, Ferry Twp, Claybanks Twp, Otto Twp and Benona Twp .  Residents in other townships must go through their Home Library for Overdrive services. 


An "outside accessible" book drop (located at the Rothbury Village Hall) is available for Shelby Area District Library patrons!  If you have books you checked out at Shelby Library, but aren't able to return them, you are welcome to return them to the Rothbury book drop. Please note that this drop is checked once every two weeks

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