A Dreary Day, Hot Books and Some Nice Thoughts

Five things to know for Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

1. The drizzle is still here and could be sticking around for the day. The National Weather Service is calling for a slight chance of showers in the area pretty much throughout the day with temperatures reaching near 80ºF.

2. On This Day in: 1431, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake after being accused of heresy during the 100 year war between England and France. Joan, 19, had supported the French Dauphin, Charles VII. The Roman Catholic Church made Joan a saint in 1920

On a lighter note, on this day in 1911 Ray Harroun won the first Indianapolis 500.

3. If you're looking for a good book to settle down with this summer, here are some great resources to consider to help you find what you're looking for:

4. If you're interested in mystery novels and the Amish culture intrigues you, the is hosting a book discussion on June 11 that you might want to attend.

will be at the library on June 11 at 7 p.m. to talk about the first part of her Amish mystery series called Hearse and Buggy.

5. If you missed it, please take a moment to read some of the that encouraged readers to recognize a special member of the military. Here is just one example left by reader Leisa Hickey:

"I would like to honor my father Ervin St. Onge who served in the Korean War and my nephew Corporal Tim St. Onge who served in Iraq. We are proud of both of them for their bravery in serving our country. Love to you both!"


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