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Feeling Good!

Feeling good : the new mood therapy / David D. Burns

The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other “black holes” of depressionfeeling good can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist, David D. Burns, M.D. outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life: Recognize what causes your mood swings, nip negative feelings in the bud, deal with guilt, handle hostility and criticism, overcome addiction to love and approval, beat “do-nothingism”, avoid the painful downward spiral of depression, build self-esteem, feel good every day!

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Friends’ Lobby Book Sale at the Union City Library


Grand re-opening!

The Lobby book sale shelves at the Union City Library are now stocked, open, and ready for business! Find books for kids, teen, and adults – and the price is right!

Drop your money in the cash box right at the shelves, and you’re good to go! We have some wonderful bargains, and all the funds collected go toward Library materials and programs.

Do you have books, in good condition, that you have already read? Donate them to the Library and help us keep this going!

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Monday Children’s Book Reviews for November 4, 2013

Booksale Saturday, November 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Join the Friends of the Union City Library for their November book sale!  Gently used hardback and paperback books, children’s books, DVDs and music CDs.  All proceeds support library programs.

Monster Needs a Costume by Paul Czajak

“As Halloween nears, Monster tries out a variety of costumes, including a cowboy, a ballerina, and a ninja, but finally comes up with the perfect idea.”                        [JPB CZAJAK]

United We Spy by Ally Carter

“Cammie Morgan has lost her father and her memory, but in the heart-pounding conclusion to the best-selling Gallagher Girls series, she finds her greatest mission yet. Cammie and her friends finally know why the terrorist organization called the Circle of Cavan has been hunting her. Now the spy girls and Zach must track down the Circle’s elite members to stop them before they implement a master plan that will change Cammie – and her country – forever.”       [J CARTER]

Is This Panama? A Migration Story by Jan Thornhill

“When Sammy, a young Wilson’s warbler, wakes up one frosty August morning near the Arctic Circle, he instinctively knows that it’s time to make his first migratory journey south to Panama. But there’s one problem — where’s Panama? All the other warblers having left without him, Sammy sets off on his journey by himself, stopping to ask the same question of each of the different animals that he meets along the way: ‘Is this Panama?’

“From the caribou heading to his winter forest to the monarch butterflies flitting to Mexico, every animal has a different destination and different advice for Sammy on how to find his way. Finally, a flock of his warbler cousins shows Sammy that finding Panama is as easy as following the stars.”  [J591.568 THORNHILL]

Art Lab For Kids: 52 Creative Adventures in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Paper, and Mixed Media by Susan Schwake

“A refreshing source of ideas for creating fine art with children, Art Lab for Kids encourages the artist’s own voice, marks, and style. This fun and creative book features 52 fine art projects set into weekly lessons, beginning with drawing, moving through painting and printmaking, and then building to paper collage and mixed media. Each lesson features and relates to the work and style of a contemporary artist.”          [J702.8 SCHWAKE]

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Friends’ Spring BOOKSALE at the Union City Library


at the Union City Library

Saturday, April 20

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

for our



sponsored by the Friends of the Union City Library

Friends of the Union City Library invite you to shop for bargain books and audio-visual materials at the semi-annual used book sale. Most prices are $1 or less. Funds from sales go towards purchasing the Library’s materials and supporting its programs. 

9 A.M. Saturday Member Preview (Join at the door for $8.00)


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Friends Booksale at the Union City Library

Do you love a bargain? Do you like community service? You can find both at the

Spring Booksale

at the

Union City Library

Saturday, April 20!

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

We have some great items at rock-bottom prices – and all the money raised goes to fund new materials and special program at the Library!

So help the Library and help yourself at the same time! Sponsored by the Friends of the Union City Library. Are you already a Friend? You can get an early start on the bargains at our special 9 a.m. pre-sale — and if you aren’t already a member you can join at the door for ONLY $8.00!

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Booksale This Weekend


Our next book sale is scheduled this coming weekend on Saturday, October 9th, from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, October 10th, from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Union City Library’s Meeting Room.   If you are a member of the Friends of the Union City Library, you have a privilege to preview at 9 am on the Saturday.  Not a member yet?  You can join at the door for $8.00.


Just like before, there will be a good selection of books, DVDs,  CDs, videotapes, and even games that cover many genres for you to browse and choose from.   It’s quite a bargain, so don’t miss it. 


Thanks go to the Friends of the Union City Library, and our fantastic volunteers.  They spent hours of their time sorting, unpacking, arranging and setting up to make this booksale possible.  All proceeds will be used to fund future programs for the Union City Library.


Mark your calendar and make some effort to be here.  There are treasures waiting for you. 

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Monday Children’s Book Reviews for May 24

Seven Hungry Babies by Candace Fleming

“One spring morning, high in a nest, seven speckled eggs begin to CRAAAACK!

And seven hungry babies open their beaks wide.

What’s a mama bird to do? Feed them, of course – one after the other.

Flappa-flap, swoop-swoop, zoom-zoom, yum!

But seven hungry hatchlings are a lot. Can one little mama manage them all?”     [JPB FLEMING]

Franklin and the Duckling by Sharon Jennings

“Franklin knows he’s not allowed another pet, but when he finds a lone duckling he can’t resist bringing his new friend home. When the duckling turns his bedroom into a regular aquatic habitat, Franklin must ask himself: does he really want another pet after all?” A Level 2 first reader, based on characters created by Paulette Bourgeois.             [JE JENNINGS]

The Journal of Ben Uchida: Citizen 13559 Mirror Lake Internment Camp by Barry Denenberg

“For his fourth book in the Dear America/My Name Is America series, Barry Denenberg depicts one of America’s darkest secrets – the imprisonment of more than 100,000 Japanese Americans over a period of about four years during World War II.

“Through Ben Uchida’s eyes, young readers today can experience being an American citizen in 1942 one minute, and an enemy the next. The possessions of the Japanese Americans were confiscated; families were issued numbered identification tags to wear; and they were forced to board trains and be taken to one of the ten internment camps located in some of the most desolate parts of the United States. In these “cell blocks” as Ben called them, families were forced to live imprisoned for up to three and a half years.

“The Journal of Ben Uchida focuses the spotlight on a sad and shameful episode in American history. Through the anger and humiliation, Ben’s family manages to survive. Friends, baseball, strong family bonds, and the resilience of the human spirit give the Uchida family the power to make it through.”                                 [J DENENBERG]

Earth Heroes: Champions of the Ocean by Fran Hodgkins

“The Earth Heroes books feature the youth and careers of the world’s greatest environmentalists, and the waves of influence that spread from their ideas and actions. This second volume in the series features Champions of the Ocean that explored the realm of the sea – such historic and contemporary greats as Jacques Cousteau, inventor of scuba equipment, William Beebe, the bathysphere deep-sea diver, and “Her Deepness” Sylvia Earle.”         [J551.46092 HODGKINS]

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