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NEW HOURS! The library board has reinstated winter (Labor Day – Memorial Day) Sunday hours from Noon to 4 p.m. effective now through May 24, 2013. Wednesday hours have been adjusted to Noon to 7 p.m. The library will be open the Sunday after Thanksgiving, however the building will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23. On behalf of the library staff and the various boards and volunteers we thank you for supporting your local library in so many different ways. Happy Thanksgiving!

Monday, November 26 the film, “The Great Gatsby” will be shown at 6 p.m. This is the fourth of four films in the Play to Film dinner and movie series.

The Friends of the Library are planning a Christmas Cookie and Candy sale to be held Wednesday, December 5 from 3-6 p.m. at the library. Christmas goodies will be for sale by the pound and you can pick your own cookie combinations! Plan to attend! Holiday books, movies and music are also now on display, stop in and take a look.

A new suspense book is “Low Pressure” by Sandra Brown. Bellamy Laston was 12 years old when her older sister, Susan, was killed. Now 18 years later, Bellamy has written a bestselling novel based on the case, but she published it under a pseudonym to protect her family. When a reporter discovers the book is based on fact, Bellamy’s identity is exposed, and she becomes the target of an unnamed assailant who either wants the truth about Susan’s murder to remain unknown, or, is determined to get vengeance for a man wrongly accused and punished.

Other new fiction books are “Thanksgiving Prayer” by Debbie Macomber, “Wilder” by Christina Dodd, “Live by Night” by Dennis Lehane, “The Casual Vacancy” by J. K. Rowley, “What the Cat Saw” by Carolyn Hart, “Paradise City” by Archer Mayor, “Phantom” by Jo Nesbo and “Goldberg Variations” by Susan Isaacs. New titles for the young adult include “The Diviners” by Libba Bray, “Stormdancer” by Jay Kristoff and “The Mask of Athena” by Rick Riordan.

New on the non-fiction shelf: “Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health” by William Davis, M.D., “Both of Us: My Life With Farrah” by Ryan O’Neal and “The End of Men and the Rise of Women” by Hanna Rosin.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new titles: “Junie B. Jones First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff)” by Barbara Park, “What Came From the Stars” by Gary D. Schmidt and “The Sword Thief” by Peter Lerangis. Some new easy titles include “The Widow’s Broom” by Chris Van Allsburg, “Mrs. Mustard’s Beastly Babies” by Jane Wattenberg and “The Owl and the Pussy Cat” by Edward Lear.

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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