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PROSPECT HILL LIBRARY AT     ANN'S CHOICE

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

[for contact information, use the "Resident Directory" link

on the MyErickson website or

the January 2021 printed Resident Directory)

 

 

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!

 

Did you know....

 

If you are 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.

 

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!

 

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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to go to the

Bucks County Library System.

 

 

 

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 3/8/21

 

THERE ARE LOTS OF NEW ADDITIONS TO OUR

DVD COLLECTION!  

LOOK FOR THE 'NEW TO US' DVD DISPLAY

IN THE MAIN LIBRARY!

Thanks to everyone who donated their DVD.

 

 Aliens (feature film)

Aliens vs. Predator (feature film)

All in the Family, complete second season (TV series)

Best in Show (feature film)

Carousel  (feature film)

A Christmas Carol (feature film)

Christman Vacation, National Lampoon (feature film)

Classic Comedy Special: Groucho Marx, etc (feature film)

Commando (feature film)

Dante's Peak (feature film)

Dragnet (feature film)

Fun with Dick and Jane (feature film)

Eragon (feature film)

Getting Started (feature film)

I Love Lucy, complete third season (TV series)

In America (feature film)

Independence Day (feature film)

Kiss the Dragon (feature film)

Lake Placid (feature film)

Live Free or Die Hard (feature film)

I Am Legend (feature film)

Man of the Year (feature film)

Martin & Lewis Collection, Vol. 1 (TV series)

The Mummy (feature film)

The Mummy Returns (feature film)

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon (feature film)
National Treasure (feature film)

National Treasure 2 (feature film)

Bob Newhart complete first season (TV series)

Objects of Memory (documentary)

Predator (feature film)

Radio (feature film)

Rocky (feature film)

The Scorpion King (feature film)

South Pacific (feature film)

Spaceballs (feature film)

Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan (feature film)

Star Trek IV, The Voyage Home (feature film)

Star Trek VI, the Undiscovered Country (feature film)

Star Wars, Attack of the Clones II (feature film)
Star Wars, The Phantom Menace (feature film)

Star Wars, Revenge of the Sith (feature film)

State Fair (feature film)

The Terminator (feature film)

The Terminator: Rise of the Machines (feature film)

The Terminator:  Salvation (feature film)

Two and a Half Men, complete first & second seasons (TV series)

Top Gun (feature film)

X2 - X Men United (feature film)

XXX (feature film)

Remember the Titans (feature film)

Victory Is Here (feature film)

Waterworld (feature film)

The Wedding Singer

 

Arguing with Myself:  Jeff Dunham's TV Special 

Black Sky (TV program)

The Carol Burnett Show - Lost Episodes (3 separate programs)

Chernobyl Diaries (feature film)

Christmas Special:  Jeff Dunham's TV Special

Chronkite Remembers, a Remarkable Century (Vol. 1-3) (TV   series) 

Lake Placid (feature film)

The Lord of the Rings:  the Return of the King (feature film)

War - 10 movies (collection) (feature films)

The Wolf of Wall Street (feature films)

 

NEW IN THE BLU-RAY COLLECTION:

Any Given Sunday (feature film)

Out of the Furnace (feature film)

Paranoia (feature film)

The Postman  (feature film)

Runner, Runner (feature film)

 

*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*

Updated 3/2/21

 

  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.    The Third Girl.                                Nell Goddin

LP.     Beach Rental.                                Grace Greene

LP.     Murder at the Marina.                    Ellen Jacobson

LP.     Trespass.                                       Robin Merrill

LP.     About Face.                                   Fern Michaels

LP.     The Midwife Murders.                    James Patterson

LP.     Seems Like Old Times.                 Joanne Pence

LP.     Snow Storm.                                  Alexander Pushkin

LP.     The Return.                                    Nicholas Sparks

LP.     Tessa's Garden.                             J. L. Starr

LP.     Royal.                                             Danielle Steel

LP 294. Book of Joy                                  Dalai Lama XIV

LP 920. The House of Kennedy.               James Patterson

LP 978. Letters of a Woman Homesteader. Elinor Stewart

LP B.  A Promised Land.                          Barack Obama

 

M     A Coffin for Dimitrios.                      Eric Ambler

M.    Toucan Keep a Secret.                    Donna Andrews

F.      Daylight.                                         David Baldacci

F.     The Vanishing Half.                         Brit Bennett

M.    Green for Danger.                           Christianna Brand

M.    The Cat Who Tailed a Thief.           Lilian Jackson Braun

M.    The Cat Who Went Up the Creek.  Lilian Jackson Braun

F.     Sting.                                               Sandra Brown  

F.     A Dog's Journey.                             W. Bruce Cameron

M.    Where Are You Now?                     Mary Higgins Clark

M.    The Reversal.                                 Michael Connelly

F.     The Lying Life of Adults.                 Elena Ferrante

F.     The Lost Girls of Paris.                   Pam Jenoff 

F.     Writers and Lovers.                         Lily King

M.    Stranger in My Grave.                     Margaret Millar

M.    Deadlock.                                        Sara Paretsky

M.    Deadly Cross.                                 James Patterson

F.     The Huntress.                                 Kate Quinn

F.     Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.   J.K. Rowling

F.     Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.  J.K. Rowling

F.     Harry Potter and the Prisoner of 

           Azkaban.                                       J.K. Rowling

F.     Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.  J.K. Rowling

F.     Women of the Copper Country.        Mary Doria Russell

F.     The Return.                                      Nicholas Sparks

 

363. A High Price.                                    Daniel Byman

363. The Radium Girls.                            Kate Moore

616. Spectrum of Hope.                           Gayatri Devi

616. KItchen Table Book 2; Simple Home Remedies for 

        Seniors; Super Abundant Health for Seniors; 

        Your Body Can Heal Itself.                FC&A Medical Pub.

636.  Wallace.                                           Jim Gorant

636.  What's a Dog For?                           John Homan

938.  Complete Illus. History of Ancient Greece. Nigel Rodgers

B.     Edmund Burke.                                 Jesse Norman

 

* 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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