Mission of the Olivet Lutheran Church Library:

“To provide resources that encourage spiritual growth, explore the Christian Faith, educate, and entertain”



Library News March/April 2018

Recent additions to the Olivet Library….

Vincent and Theo:  The Van Gogh Brothers  by Deborah Heiligman

Drawing on the 658 letters Vincent wrote to Theo during his lifetime, the author weaves a tale of two lives intertwined and the love of the Van Gogh brothers.   ( Art History)

Say Goodbye for Now by Catherine Ryan Hyde.

In a heavily segregated community of 1959 Texas, a 12-year-old white boy befriends a black boy. Only trouble can follow.  A sentimental yet heartwarming novel of transgression and redemption.

Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and Making of Modern India by Sujatha Gidla.

A firsthand account of the lives of people categorized as the lowest of the low in India’s caste system.

Make Your Bed:  Little Things That Can Change Your Life…and Maybe the World  by William H. McRaven.

Sometimes the simple act of making your bed can give you the lift you need to start your day and provide you the satisfaction to end it right.

Angels Walking by Karen Kingsburg.

Fans of this Christian fiction writer will enjoy this book, along with the other two in the series,  Chasing Sunsets and Brush of Wings The Library has all three titles.

Money and Possessions by Walter Brueggemann.

The author explores the recurring theme of money and possessions in the Old and New Testaments and advises us to reassess the ways in which our society engages—or does not engage—questions of money and possessions as carriers of social possibility. He invites the church to move toward an alternative neighborly economy that is more consistent with the gospel we confess.  ( Excerpt from John Knox Press website)

I Matter and I Can Handle it! By Laurie Wright.

Two books in the Mindful Mantras series.  Mindful Mantras’s books equip children, ages 4-8, with  necessary skills to help them deal with everyday anxieties.

…..Plus many more for all ages.  Come in, browse, and check out a book.  Enjoy a good read.

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