New at the Heggan Library, check out an American Girl Doll! Choose from Addy, Samantha, Josefina, Kit, Kaya, Rebecca, MaryEllen, Melody, Logan, Julie or Courtney and bring them home for a week of fun.
Limited to adult Heggan Library cardholders only.
“Kaya is an adventurous Nez Perce girl whose deep love for horses and respect for nature nourish her spirit.”
“Josefina is a Hispanic girl whose heart and hopes are as big as the New Mexico sky.”
- Secrets in the Hills: A Josefina Mystery by Kathleen Ernst
- Josefina 1824: Second Chances
“Addy is a courageous girl determined to be free in the midst of Civil War.”
After the Civil War ends, Addy desperately hopes that her family will be reunited in freedom in Philadelphia, but the future may hold both happiness and heartache.
- Freedom For Addy by Tonya Leslie
- A Heart Full of Hope by Connie Porter
- Finding Freedom by Connie Porter
“Kit is a clever, resourceful girl facing the Great Depression with spirit and determination.”
- He has his own suitcase full of special things.
- He’s the author of Bud Caldwell’s Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself.
- His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: flyers advertising Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression!!!!!!
Bud’s got an idea that those flyers will lead him to his father. Once he decides to hit the road to find this mystery man, nothing can stop him–not hunger, not fear, not vampires, not even Herman E. Calloway himself.
A dog’s world is a world of scents, of adventure. When a Harvey the West Highland Terrier wanders out of his old life guided only by his nose and his heart, lives begin to converge.
Austin, a young volunteer at the Brayside retirement home, quickly finds that the audacious Harvey inspires Mr. Pickering, a bitter resident coping with memory loss, to tell stories of his childhood. Moved by the elderly man’s Dust Bowl recollections of grinding poverty and the perseverance of his friends and family, Austin begins to trade his preconceived notions for empathy. But is it enough to give him the resolve to track down Harvey’s original owner?
Ellie is a girl who takes matters into her own hands, and determined to help her father she will make her way to the top of the mountain in search of the healing secrets of a woman known only as “the hag.” But the hag, and the mountain, still have many untold stories left to reveal.
Franklin said that if you have a problem, solve it. If one solution doesn’t work, try another but above all TRY SOMETHING. So Franklin ran for president, and on Inauguration Day, he made it clear that together they would conquer this sickness. He got to work creating jobs and slowly America started getting better.
“Mary Ellen (nicknamed Ellie) is an enthusiastic, optimistic, ambitious, and imaginative girl from the fifties.”
Most people think that the Brown vs. Board of Education decision of 1954 meant that schools were integrated with deliberate speed. But the children of Prince Edward County located in Farmville, Virginia, who were prohibited from attending formal schools for five years knew differently, including Yolanda.
- The One and Only: A Maryellen Classic
“Life your voice and in the fight for fairness and freedom. An enthusiastic singer from the 1960’s.”
A Child’s Introduction to African American History: the Experiences, People, and Events that Shaped our Country
- The Movement of 1960 by Selene Castrovilla
“Julie is a fun-loving girl from San Francisco who faces big changes- and creates a few of her own.”
“Logan Everett, is a drummer and the friend of new Nashville-based singer-songwriter doll Tenney Grant.”
- A Song for the Season
“Rebecca is a lively girl with dramatic flair growing up in New York City.”
“Samantha is a bright Victorian beauty, an orphan raised by her wealthy grandmother.”
“Courtney Moore is growing up in California’s San Fernando Valley. She’s a total ’80s girl who loves watching music videos after school, renting movies on the weekends, and going to the mall every chance she gets.”
Sequel to “Sideways Stories from Wayside School.”
The American Girl Doll lending policy is outlined in Section 2.2: Special Collections Policies.
Furthermore, patrons must acknowledge the following lending agreement before borrowing a doll.
Only adult Heggan cardholders in good standing (a current card with less than $10 in fines) may check out one American Girl doll at a time. Patrons must use their own library card when checking out a doll. The library staff reserves the right to limit the number of times that cardholders may borrow dolls due to demand and availability. Dolls can be checked out for seven days at a time and may not be renewed. The late fee will be $10 per day, up to $70. On the seventh day, the cardholder will be billed for the full cost of the doll, plus the $70 fine. Dolls may be placed on hold or held for patrons. The doll must be returned by the cardholder to staff at the Margaret E. Heggan Children’s Library. If the doll is returned by any person other than the cardholder, a $10 fee will be charged to the cardholder’s account. The doll may not be placed in the book return. Any dolls placed in the book return will be considered one day late and a $10 fee will be charged to the patron’s account. Dolls returned to any library other than the Margaret E. Heggan Library will also be considered late and a $10 fee will be charged to the patron’s account. The doll will come in a carrying case, with one outfit, a pair of shoes, a hair ribbon, the doll’s book, a journal, and a brochure on the doll’s era with a list of books that we carry on the same topic. Cardholders will be charged list price for any lost or damaged garment or accessory. Cardholders will be charged the full cost of the doll if the doll is lost, damaged, or destroyed. Patrons are prohibited from altering the appearance of the doll by brushing, cutting, or washing her hair; by using hair products; by painting her nails; or by using any other type of product that may alter her appearance. Alteration to the doll’s appearance may result in repair fees up to and including the full cost of the doll. Cardholders must inspect the doll and all accessories and sign an agreement before checking out the doll. Cardholders who lose, damage, or destroy a doll, or violate the terms of agreement in any other manner, may be barred from borrowing dolls in the future.
Mary Ellen: $162.30