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The library will host an afterschool program for kindergarten aged children on Monday’s this fall. The program begins on Monday, September 12 and continues through October 24. Held from right after school until 4:30, the program will feature stories, activities, crafts and snacks.

“Doorway to Adventure” is the theme for the afterschool programs for children in the first through fifth grades. This series begins on September 6 and continues through October 27 and is held each Tuesday for children in the first and second grades and on Thursday for third, fourth and fifth graders. Call to register your children as space is limited.

Spencer Davis, his wife and sons live on a ranch in Wyoming in Joe Henry’s “Lime Creek.” As a family they play their part in the endless cycle of life and death told within this series of short stories. As son, Luke grows older and begins to assert his independence, Spencer strives to impart his wisdom of their way of life to his headstrong son, whatever the cost. A novel you’ll be sure to enjoy, call the library or use the online catalog to place a reserve for this title.

Other new fiction includes “Escape” by Barbara Delinsky, “Iron House” by John Hart, “Quinn” by Iris Johansen, “You’re Next” by Gregg Hurwitz, “From Barcelona, With Love” by Elizabeth Adler, “Against All Enemies” by Tom Clancy and “Betrayal” by Fern Michaels. Young adult novels, “The Dying Breath” by Alane Ferguson and “The Forgotten Locket” by Lisa Mangum are now available.

New non-fiction books are “Working the Land: the Stories of Ranch and Farm Women in the Modern American West” by Sandra K. Schackel, “So Much to Say: 20 Years on the Road: Dave Matthews Band” by Nikki Van Noy and “World War Two Will Not Take Place” by Bill James.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new books: “Yatimah” by Catherine Hapka, “I Survived: the Shark Attack of 1916” by Lauren Tarshis and “The Candy Makers” by Wendy Mass.

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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