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Have you ordered your Krispy Kreme doughnuts? They will be available for pickup on Friday, May 4 at 7:30 a.m. in front of the library. Glazed are $8.00 per dozen and mixed are $9.00; stop by the library or call (334-3490) to order!

Monday, April 23 the library will show the film, “127 Hours” at 6 p.m. A light meal will be served and discussion will be facilitated by Deane Tucker.

Find the library on Facebook! Information about books, library resources and events are posted regularly.

Check out the Alt Healthwatch database in the WyLDCat resources. This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Your library card and pin will give you access to research articles from a variety of sources. A quick search using “diabetes” as a subject term resulted in over 1200 full-text articles that you can read immediately. Start on our homepage, click on WyLDCat, then select “Health & Medicine” (about in the middle of the page). Questions? Call the library at 334-3490.

A new historical novel is “The Forest Laird” by Jack Whyte. In London’s Smithfield prison the outlaw William Wallace – hero of all Scots and deadly enemy of King Edward of England – sits awaiting his scheduled execution. His cousin, Father James Wallace, a Scottish priest has risked everything to visit Wallace and hear his last confession and to bring him some comfort – if not rescue him from his death sentence… sure to be a popular read!

Other new fiction books include “A Perfect Blood” by Kim Harrison, “May the Road Rise Up to Meet You” by Peter Troy, “Left for Dead” by J. A. Jance, “The Messenger” by Siri Mitchell, “Lone Wolf” by Jodi Picolt, “1Q84” by Haruki Murakami and “Chasing the Sun” by Tracie Peterson. Some new titles for the young adult are “Fallen in Love” by Lauren Kate and “Tempest” by Julie Cross.

New adult non-fiction books are “The Mindful Carnivore: a Vegetarian’s Hunt for Sustenance” by Tovar Cerulli and “Finishing School: a Master Class for Knitters” by Deborah Newton.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books: “Farmer Boy Goes West” by Heather Williams and “The Case of the Deadly Desperados” by Caroline Lawrence. Some new picture books include “Grandpa Green” by Lane Smith and “A Ball For Daisy” by Chris Raschka.