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The library will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, 2012 for Thanksgiving. Regular hours resume on Monday, November 26th at 10 a.m.

The Friends of the Library recently purchased a new color printer/scanner for the public computers, be sure to stop by and try it out.

The final film in the Play to Film series will be shown on Monday, November 26 at 6 p.m. at the library. The F. Scott Fitzgerald masterpiece, “The Great Gatsby” is a story that could only have taken place in the Jazz Age: an era in which recklessness with money, liquor, women, and fast cars pervaded the American consciousness. This elegant story was brought to the screen with a meticulous concern for language, time, and place and is rated PG and lasts 146 minutes. A light meal will be a part of the evening and Deane Tucker, PhD, will facilitate the discussion which will include participants from the Wyoming Women’s Center.

Life is good for Maura Corrigan in “Those We Love Most” by Lee Woodruff. She is married to her college sweetheart, Pete, and they have 3 children. Her parents live close by and are eager to help. Then one day, in a single turn of fate, the entire world comes crashing down and everything she thought she knew changes. Now she must learn to move forward while carrying the weight of grief and the crushing guilt of an unforgivable secret.

Other new fiction books are “The Bridesmaid” by Beverly Lewis, “Mad River” by John Sandford, “A Sunless Sea” by Anne Perry, “Father Night” by Eric Van Lustbader, “A Season for Tending” by Cindy Woodsmall, “Wide Open” by Larry Bjornson, “A Trick of the Light” by Louisa Penny, “Dancing Dogs” by Jon Katz and “When Lightning Strikes” by Brenda Novak. New titles on the YA shelf include “Adaptation” by Malinda Lo, “A Good Horse” by Jane Smiley and “The Raven Boys” by Maggie Stiefvater.

“Killing Kennedy: the End of Camelot” by Bill O’Reilly is among new non-fiction. Also available are: “Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Every Day Life” by Gretchen Ruben and The Magic of Eyes: Introduction to Animal Iridology” by Mercedes Colburn, ND, PHD.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new titles “Rain and Fire” by Chris D’Lacey, “The Golden Door” by Emily Rodda and “The Empty City” by Erin Hunter. Some new picture books include “Mossy” by Jan Brett, “Pigeon Poop” by Elizabeth Baguley and “Snowboard Twist” by Jean Craighead George.

Don’t forget that the library is open until 7 p.m. on Wednesday! Be sure to stop in and browse a while.

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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