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Registration is now being accepted for the fall book discussion. The series, “Mirror, Mirror” features four plays that explore the meaning of the American experience. The first play, The Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller will be discussed on Tuesday, September 4 at 6 p.m. at the library. Wayne Deahl returns to lead the discussions. Other plays include A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, Fences by August Wilson and Buried Child by Sam Shepard. The series is sponsored by the Wyoming Humanities Council; for more information or to register stop by the library or call, 334-3490.

Thursday, August 16 “The Sword in the Stone” will be shown at 1:30 p.m. Only someone with honor, decency and inner strength can claim the throne of England by pulling out the enchanted sword that lies locked in a massive stone. Many have tried, so it seems impossible that a young apprentice could succeed. But with the guidance of the wizard Merlin, help from some hilarious friends and true strength of character, the young apprentice just might become England’s greatest king.

Married to the youngest attorney general in Massachusetts state history, Nora Cunningham is a picture-perfect political wife and doting mother in “The Cottage at Glass Beach” by Heather Barbieri. Nora’s carefully constructed life falls to pieces when she learns of the infidelity of her husband. Humiliated and hounded by the press, Nora and her daughters take refuge on Burke’s Island where her mother had disappeared at sea decades ago. Events unfold and force Nora to find the courage to chart her own course and finally face the truth about her marriage, her mother, and her long-buried past.

Other new fiction books “Tumbleweeds” by Leila Meacham, “Citadels of the Lost” by Tracy Hickman, “A Place in the Country” by Elizabeth Adler, “Heading Out to Wonderful” by Robert Goolrick, “Gone Missing” by Linda Castillo, “XO” by Jeffery Deaver, “Let Love Find You” by Johanna Lindsey and “The Miracle of Ages” by Karen Thompson Walker. New titles for the young adult include “Perfectly Dateless” by Kristin Billerbeck, “Hallowed” by Cynthia Hand and “The Enchantress” by Michael Scott.

“Raising Boys with ADHD: Secrets of Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons” by James W. Forgan, Ph.D., is now available on the non-fiction shelf as well as “Up the Winds and Over the Tetons: Journal Entries and Images From the 1860 Raynolds Expedition” edited by Marlene Deahl Merrill.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these junior titles: “Game Changes” by Mike Lupica, “13 Curses” by Michelle Harrison and “A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park. Also available in the easy section are: “Hello, Goodbye, and A Very Little Lie” by Christianne Jones, “Crabby Pants” by Julie Gassman, and “Henry and Mudge and the Big Sleepover” by Cynthia Rylant.

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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