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The library will be closed on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Regular hours resume on Wednesday, January 2 from Noon to 7 p.m.

If new electronics were among your Christmas gifts this year be sure to stop by and learn how to utilize the Virtual Library, 3M Library as well as OneClick Digital and Zinio! You can access free eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines with your library card and PIN (last four digits of your phone number).

Registration is now being taken for the winter afterschool programs. Call 334-3490 or stop by. Sessions begin on Monday, January 7 for kindergarten aged children and on Tuesday, January 8 for first and second grades. The third, fourth & fifth grade session begins on Thursday, January 10. Call or stop by for more information!

Colleen McCullough’s new book is “The Prodigal Son.” A lethal toxin, extracted from the blowfish, is stolen from a laboratory at Chubb University. Dr. Millie Hunter, a biochemist, reports the theft. Bodies start to mount up and their deaths seem to be linked only by the poison and the presence of Dr. Jim Hunter, Millie’s husband. Captain Carmine Delmonico and his detectives must follow the trail no matter how close to home it may lead. Sure to be a hit!

Other new fiction books are “The Twelve” by Justin Cronin, “Wyoming Fierce” by Diana Palmer, “Placebo” by Steven James, “Poseidon’s Arrow” by Clive Cussler, “The Sins of the Mother” by Danielle Steel, “The Boy in the Snow” by M. J. McGrath, “Looking for Yesterday” by Marcia Muller and “The Old Gray Wolf” by James D. Doss.

“Hidden” by P.C. Cast, “Zom-B” by Darren Shan and “The Lost Prince” by Julie Kagawa are now available on the YA shelf.

New non-fiction books are “Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story” by Arnold Schwarzenegger, “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential” by John C. Maxwell and “Open Range: Steaks, Chops, & More From the Big Sky Country” by Jay Bentley.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “The Emerald Atlas” by John Stephens, “The Brightworking” by Paul B. Thompson and “Legend of the Ghost Dog” by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel. Some new easy books are “Captain Awesome Saves the Winter Wonderland” by Stan Kirby, “There’s No Day Like a Snow Day” by Jane O’Conner and “Cold Snap” by Eileen Spinelli.

There will be no Storyhour on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2013 as the library will be closed. Storyhour resumes on Tuesday, January 8; this preschool program is held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays for children age 3 through kindergarten

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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