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BROWSE...BORROW...ENJOY...RETURN 

OUR LIBRARIES ARE HERE FOR YOU

 

LIBRARIES ARE LOCATED ON THE

SECOND FLOOR OF EACH CLUBHOUSE

 

2021 Prospect Hill Library Committee meetings

 April 7, July 7, October 6

9:30 AM. Signatures Lounge

Subject to change based on conditions related to Covid 19

For more information:  

Bettilyn Bogia, Resident Coordinator, 267-761-1721

 

 

Prospect Hill Libraries are resident-supported libraries open to all residents and staff.    If you would like to make a donation to support our libraries, please make your check payable to "Ann's Choice Restricted Fund" and in the memo section of your check write "Prospect Hill Library."  Donations should be put in cubby  LP 115 (Liberty Commons Clubhouse).  Thanks for your support!

 

NEWS YOU SHOULD KNOW!

 

Looking for a specific title or author in the main library?  Don't forget to look on the "Oversized Paperback" stacks, opposite the non-fiction collection.  There are hundreds of paperbacks there that are too big to fit on our rotating paperback racks.

 

JUST A REMINDER:  The newspapers available in the main library are donated by your fellow residents and should be read IN THE LIBRARY.  Please do not take them home with you.  By keeping them in the library, more residents will have access to them.   A big THANKS to our residents who share their daily newspapers!

 

DID YOU KNOW that the main library in Liberty Commons has a small collection of children's books and DVDs for visiting grandchildren?  The "Children's Corner" is located in the same book stacks as our large print books.

 

The computer that is available for public use in the main Library in Liberty Commons is a "Lab Computer" managed by the Ann's Choice IT Department.  The printer is  also managed by the IT Dept.  Printing is free but you will need to supply your own paper.

 

Wifi service is available in the Library and throughout Liberty Commons Clubhouse.

 

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WANT TO JOIN OUR LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY?

The Warminster Township Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, is our local public library.   You will need to register for a Bucks County Free Library card at Warminster Library in order to check out materials at that or any public library in Bucks County.  Phone Warminster Library at 215 672 4362 for more information or visit their website.

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What is Prospect Hill Library and where is it?

 "Prospect Hill Library" is the name give to the three campus libraries.  The libraries are a self-supporting resident activity financed by donations from residents.  The libraries are managed by a volunteer resident committee (Prospect Hill Library Committee).   

 

The "main" library is located on the second floor of Liberty Commons Clubhouse next to Signatures Lounge.   Keystone Clubhouse and Village Clubhouse each have a "branch" library in their second floor lounges.

 

What's available in the libraries?

Main library: 4000+ books including large print and paperback books; audio books (tape and CD);  DVDs and Blu-ray discs; magazines and newspapers.  There is also a computer, managed by the Ann's Choice IT Department, available for public use. 

 

Branch libraries (Village and Keystone Clubhouses):  fiction, non-fiction, mystery, and large print books.  

 

There is no formal checkout procedure at any of the libraries.  Please return what you've borrowed to the library from which you borrowed it when you are finished with it...others may be waiting to read or watch you you have borrowed!

 

DVDs and audio books should be returned to the main library in Liberty Commons.

               

 When are the libraries open?

 Campus libraries are always open (subject to issues related to Covid 19).  

 

If I borrow books, etc., how long may I keep them?

We don't have formal loan periods -- keep in mind that others may be waiting for the books and DVDs that you have borrowed.  We suggest that DVDs and Blu-ray discs be returned within 7 days and books within 3 weeks.  We don't charge fines or send overdue notices.

 

What does the Library Committee do?

Committee members determine policies and procedures  and handle day-to-day library operations.  Anyone interested in joining the Committee should attend one of our meetings (see this year's meeting schedule above).    No previous experience with  libraries is necessary.

 

 Where do all of the books come from?

Most of the books and other materials in the libraries have been donated by residents and staff.  The library committee purchases large print books and DVDs as funds are available. 

               

 What kinds of books and other materials can the libraries use? 

  

BOOKS:  Fiction (including mysteries) that has been published within the last five years; non-fiction that has been published within the last ten years.  

DVDs and BLU-RAY DISCS (movies and TV series):  Must be in their original packaging and in playable condition. 

PAPERBACK BOOKS and LARGE PRINT BOOKS:   Books in these formats of any age (any copyright date) may be donated if in good condition.  

MAGAZINES:  General interest magazines published within the last six months. 

NEWSPAPERS:   If you would like to share your daily newspaper, please put it on the newspaper rack in the main library.  

 

Copies of our full donation policy are available in the main library.

               

WE DO NOT ACCEPT  videocassettes, music CDs or cassettes, old/damaged books, multi-book sets on a single subject or theme, "coffee table" books, encyclopedias, books in foreign languages, Reader's Digest Condensed books, puzzles, or games.  Please do not bring these items to the library -- we will throw them away.

               

ALL ITEMS DONATED BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY COMMITTEE.  Because we receive more items than we can accomodate, some may be given to other libraries or non- profit organizations if we can't use them.

 

 

 

 

               

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW  DVDs AT THE MAIN LIBRARY

updated 12/31/20

 

  Lost, season 1 (TV series)

 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, seasons 1-5 (TV series)

 The Missing (feature film)

 They (feature film)

 Sweet Home Alabama (feature film)

 The Lord of the Rings: the Two Towers (feature film)

 Moulin Rouge (feature film)

 Eye See You (feature film)

 Nothing But the Truth (feature film)

 The Ring Two (feature film)

 Dr. Dolittle 2 (feature film)

 McLintock! (feature film)

 The Perfect Man (feature film)

 Runaway Jury (feature film)
 Trouble with the Curve (feature film)

 Calendar Girls (feature film)

 Crimson Tide (feature film)

 Dangerous Liaisons (feature film)

 The Last Samurai (feature film)

 Living Proof (feature film)

 Meet Joe Black (feature film)

 The Matrix & The Matrix Revisited (feature films)

 Hide and Seek (feature film)

 The Notebook (feature film)

 Notting Hill (feature film)

 Passenger 57 (feature film)

 One Hour Photo (feature film)

 Hanging Up (feature film)

 Fried Green Tomatoes (feature film)

 Jerry Maguire (feature film)

 Penny Serenade (feature film)

 Sky King (feature film)

 Trail of Tears (feature film)

 Water (feature film)

 Call the Midwife*, season 7 (TV series)

 The Royals (TV series)

 Saturday Night Live, complete second season (TV series)

 

 Baby Boom (feature film)

 Camelot (feature film)

 The Fugitive (feature film)

 Legend of the Fall (feature film)

 Real Women Have Curves (feature film)

 A Charlie Brown Christmas (feature film)

 The Day After Tomorrow (feature film)

 French Kiss (feature film)

 Miracle of 34th St. (feature film)

 Shall We Dance? (feature film)

 The Story of Us (feature film)

 Ted (feature film)

 Rick Steves' Europe: Complete Collection 2000-2016 (TV series)            

 

*indicates that the Library owns previous seasons of this series 

 

Note:  The Library Committee accepts no responsibility for any damages to your audio or video equipment as a result of your       use of DVDs, recorded books, etc. borrowed from the Library.

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NEW BOOKS AT THE MAIN LIBRARY*

Update 1/4/21

 

  Note:  We are no longer adding information about new book additions to our card catalog.  You should continue to use the card catalog to locate books that were added to the library before July 1, 2017.  If you are looking for specific authors or subjects, please check the shelves as well as the catalog.  The books listed below are not included in the card catalog.  However, they are listed by author and title in a binder located on the top of the card catalog.

M=Mystery.   F=Fiction.      LP=Large Print.   B=Biography.   

LP.   Don't Look Twice.                         Gross, Andrew

LP.   What Rose Forgot.                        Barr, Nevada

LP.   The Dutch House.                         Patchett, Ann                

LP.   Top Secret Twenty-One.               Evanovich, Janet

LP.   After Sundown.                             Howard, Linda

LP.   This Time Love.                            Lowell, Elizabeth

LP.   The Traitor's Wife.                        Pataki, Allison

LP.    The Underground Railroad.        Whitehead, Colson

LP.    Fair Warning.                               Connelly, Michael

LP.    Beach Rental.                              Greene, Grace

LP.    Dance Away With Me.                  Phillips, Susan E.

LP.    Camino Winds.                             Grisham, John

LP.    The Summer House.                    Patterson, James

LP.    The Giver of Stars.                       Moyes, Jojo

LP.    The Daughters of Erietown.         Schultz, Connie

LP.    Moral Compass.                           Steel, Danielle

LP.    A Light Last Seen.                        Greene, Grace

LP.    Ghosts of Harvard.                       Serritella, Francesca

LP.    The Third Girl.                              Goddin, Nell

LP.    The Book of Lost Friends.           Wingate, Lisa

LP.    The Nantucket Inn.                      Kelley, Pamela

LP.    Half Moon Bay.                            Kellerman, Jonathan

LP.    The Lost and Found Bookshop.  Wiggs, Susan

LP.     Holy Ghost.                                 Sandford, John

LP.     The Chance.                               Kingsbury, Karen

LP.     Dust.                                           Cornwell, Patricia

LP.     The Silent Patient                       Michaeledes, Alex

LP.     The Vanishing Half.                    Bennett, Brit

LP.     The Boy From the Woods.         Coben, Harlan

LP.     28 Summers.                              Hilderbrand, Elin

LP.     Little Fires Everywhere.              Ng, Celeste

LP.     The Land Uncharted.                  Keith, Keely Brooke

LP 614 The Great Influenza.                 Barry, John M.

LP 629 Fly Girls.                                    O'Brien, Keith

LP 940 The Splendid and the Vile.        Larson, Erik

LP 977 The Pioneers.                            McCullough, Davi

LP/B.    Nanaville.                                  Quindlen, Anne

  

 

F.     Cakewalk.                                       Brown, Rita Ma

F.     The Better Sister.                            Burke, Alafair

F.     The Glass Rainbow.                        Burke, James Lee

F.     Queenie.                                          Carty-Williams, C.

M.    The Sentinel.                                   Child, Lee

F.     The Night Tiger.                               Choo, Yangsze

F.     The Last Romantics.                        Conklin, Tara

M.    A Dangerous Man.                           Crais, Robert

F.     A Divided Spy.                                  Cumming, Charles

F.     The Moroccan Girl.                           Cumming, Charles

F.     The Sleeping Doll.                            Deaver, Jeffrey

M.    Where the Light Enters                     Donati, Sara

F.     The Dark Flood Rises                       Drabble, Margaret

F.     Ducks, Newburyport.                         Ellman, Lucy

F.     The Widow's House.                         Goodman, Carol

F.     Got the Look.                                    Grippando, James

F.     The King of Torts.                              Grisham, John

F.     Empire of Lies                                   Khoury, Raymond

F.     A Court of Frost and Starlight.          Maas, Sarah J.

M.    Odd Child Out.                                  Macmillan, Gilly

M.    The Inn                                             Patterson, James

M.    The 19th Christmas                          Patterson, James

M.    Worst Case                                       Patterson, James

F.     At the Wolf's Table                             Postorino, Rosella

M.    One Perfect Lie                                 Scottoline, Lisa

F.     A Season of Grace.                           Snelling, Lauraine

F.     Message From Nam                         Steel, Danielle

F.     The Forgotten Soldier.                      Taylor, Brad

F.     The Oysterville Sewing Circle.          Wiggs, Susan

F.     Foreign Affairs.                                  Woods, Stuart

 

500. Skeptic's Guide to the Universe.      Novella, Dr. Steven

598. Birds of North America.                    Alsop, Fred J.

598. Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior. Sibley, David

616. The Brain Warrior's Way.                  Amen, Daniel G.

940. The Last Battle.                                Ryan, Cornelius

970.  Killing Crazy Horse.                         O'Reilly, Bill

973.  Leadership in Turbulent Times.       Goodwin, Doris Kearns

973.  Killing Lincoln.                                  O'Reilly, Bill

B/Cli  My Life.                                            Clinton, Bill

B/Opp American Prometheus.                   Bird, Kai

B/Rus Rush.                                              Fried, Stephen

B/Tec  Tecumseh.                                      Sugden, John  

 

* This list does not include paperback books added to the main library collection or any books added to the libraries in Village  and Keystone Clubhouses.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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