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The third of three Reading is Fundamental (RIF) programs will be held on Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30 for children preschool through 6th. This program will feature a skit, “Dandelion” performed by local FBLA students. “Dandelion” is based on the book by author Don Freeman. A snack will be provided and children will get a chance to craft a project to take home and most importantly, everyone will pick out a book for their very own. Children that have missed any previous RIF programs this year will be able to pick out books for those missed times. Plan now to attend for a Reading is FUNdamental evening! For more information call the library at 334-3490.

The Friends of the Library sponsor Dial-A-Story, this is a recorded story that is available to your children by calling 334-3274 – give it a call today!

Winchell Dear, an old-time gambler; a Texas poker player on the southern circuit, is waiting for something – something that his life of chance tells him is evil and moving his way in “The Long Night of Winchell Dear” by Robert James Waller. Other new fiction includes “Past Perfect” by Susan Isaacs, “Irish Linen” by Andrew M. Greeley and Stephanie Lauren’s newest regency novel, “The Taste of Innocence.” Mercedes Lackey’s recent installment in the Five Hundred Kingdoms Saga, “Fortune’s Fool” has Ekaterina, the seventh daughter of the Sea King, using her special ability to move around on land to serve as her father’s spy, she is kidnapped, held hostage and her only hope for rescue lies with a man thought to be a fool.

New on the non-fiction shelf is “What Dads Need to Know About Daughters / What Moms Need to Know about Sons” by John and Helen Burns, “Final Analysis: The Untold Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case” by Catherine Crier and “Entering the Castle” by Caroline Myss. Suze Orman investigates the complicated, dysfunctional relationship women have with money in “Women and Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny.”

New in the Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library are several Books on CD from Full-Cast Audio. These are read by a full-cast of characters and enjoyable for all ages. Newbery Honor books, “Penny From Heaven” and “Hattie Big Sky” are also in. Jackson author, Linda L. Olson’s book, “How the Elephant’s Saved Christmas” is available for the younger children as well as Barbara Park’s newest Junie B. installment, “Dumb Bunny.”

“Rabbits” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, April 10, 2007. Storyhour is held every Tuesday from 10 to 11 p.m. for children ages 3 through kindergarten throughout the year.

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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