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Research has never been easier than with the databases available through the library website. You have the option of searching literally thousands of periodicals, journals, newspapers, encyclopedias and books with ease. Instantly, you can read what you’ve found on your computer screen and have answers to your questions through validated and reliable sources. If you would like more information about using these resources please stop by the library. The website is:, Click on WyldCat, then in the middle of the screen select Additional Resources. You can type your search terms and search immediately, or perhaps you would like to narrow your database usage, to do that click on Show All after the ‘by title’ you now can read about each database and select what might pertain to your inquiry. You do need your library card number (29092…) and pin to search outside of the library. Give it a try today!

A new fiction book is “While I’m Falling” by Laura Moriarty. Ever since her parents announced that they were getting divorced, Veronica has been falling – falling in love, falling behind in her difficult coursework. She hates her job and she longs for the home that no longer exists. Then her mother shows up at her dorm with the elderly family dog in tow. Boyfriend complications ensue, her father starts dating, and Veronica finds herself with a new set of problems and new questions about love and independence.

Other new fiction includes “The Believer” by Ann H. Gabhart, “South of Broad” by Pat Conroy, “The Winds of Dune” by Brian Herbert, “Rhino Ranch” by Larry McMurtry, “Blindman’s Bluff” by Faye Kellerman and “The Embers” by Hyatt Bass.

New non-fiction books are “The Diabetes Seafood Cookbook: Fresh, Healthy, Low-Fat Cooking” by Barbara Seeling-Brown and “My Life in France” by Julia Child.

A new book for the young adults is “The Secret Circle: The Invitation and the Captive” by L. J. Smith.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new easy titles: “Wombat Walkabout” by Carol Diggory Shields, “No More Pencils, No More Books, No More Teacher’s Dirty Looks!” by Diane DeGroat, “When the Library Lights Go Out!” by Magan McDonald and “The Dazzling Book Report” by Jane O’Conner.

“For The Birds” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, September 29 and Thursday, October 1. Storyhour is held on Tuesday and Thursday throughout the year from from 10 to 11 a.m. for children ages 3 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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