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The changing face of family life today will be discussed in a film discussion series at the library beginning Monday, September 11. “Faces of Family” begins at 6 p.m. with the discussion of the film “John Q.” This film stars Denzel Washington as a working father who fights back when his son falls through the cracks of the health care system and will be sure to ignite much discussion. Discussion leaders are Don Hodgson and Cristina Colling. A free meal will be served at the library for participants so plan now to attend and join in the discussion of family life in our community.

The library will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2006 for Labor Day, regular hours resume on Tuesday, September 5.

Call now to register your children for the library’s fall Afterschool Programs. First and second grade children will enjoy “Little House on the Prairie” as the theme with lots of stories and activities planned. Things get a bit “creepy and crawly” with “Harry the Poisonous Centipede and other books by Lynne Reid Banks” for the third through fifth grades. Be sure to sign your kids up for eight weeks of fall fun at the library.

New books include “Under the Northern Lights” by Tracie Peterson, “The Raiders” by Elmer Kelton, “Lights Out Tonight” by Mary Jane Clark, “Sailing to Capri” by Elizabeth Alder, “Break No Bones” by Kathy Reichs, “The Rapture” by Tim LaHaye, “Lover’s Knot” by Emilie Richards, “The Man who Carried a Drum: 108 War Letters and Love Letters of a Civil War Medic” by local author, David Chapman, “The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America’s Pursuit of It’s Enemies Since 9/11” and “Home of the Brave: Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror” by Caspar W. Weinberger.

New books for the young adult include “24 Girls in 7 Days” by Alex Bradley.

Junior readers will enjoy “Jack’s Run” by Roland Smith and “The Perils of Peppermints” by Barbara Brooks Wallace.

Our youngest readers will be sure to like “Baabaasheep Quartet” by Leslie Elizabeth Watts.

“Wonderful Grandparents!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, September 5 at 10 a.m. Storyhour is held each Tuesday for children that are three through kindergarten.

334-3274 is the Dial-A-Story number. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Dial in and hear an exciting story today!

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