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Do you have some time and would like to volunteer? The library recently announced an “Adopt-a-Section” program. Volunteers can sign up for a section of the library (big or small) and then be responsible for helping to keep that section dusted and in order. Stop by for more information or to sign up!

Have you signed up for Summer Reading and the “Hey Kids!” Program? If not, stop by soon!

The Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale and Ice Cream Social will be held on Saturday, June 22. The book sale begins at 8 a.m. and the Ice Cream Social at 11 a.m.

The afternoon movie on Thursday, June 13 at 1:30 p.m. is “Oz : the Great & Powerful.” The film is rated PG and 130 minutes; the library provides the popcorn, please bring your own drinks. When Oscar Diggs, a small-time magician is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot until he meets three witches, who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone’s been expecting. Drawn into the problems facing the Land of Oz, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz, but into a better man.

A new book by Susan Wiggs is “The Apple Orchard.” Tess Delaney makes her living by restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners and is shocked when she discovers that the grandfather she never knew is in a coma and that she has been named in his will to inherit half of Bella Vista, a hundred-acre apple orchard in the magical Sonoma town called Archangel. The rest of the property is willed to Isabel Johnson – a half-sister Tess never knew existed.

Other new fiction books include “The Time of My Life” by Cecelia Ahern, “Stolen” by Daniel Palmer, “Charmed and Enchanted” by Nora Roberts, “N0S4A2” by Joe Hill, “Headed for Trouble” by Suzanne Brockmann, “Katie’s Journey to Love” by Jerry S. Eicher, “Let the Dead Sleep” by Heather Graham and “Butch Cassidy: the Lost Years” by William W. Johnstone. Eoin Colfer’s first in a new series, “The Reluctant Assassin” is now available on the YA shelf.

New non-fiction books are “Why “A” Students work for “C” Students : and “B” Students work for the Government” by Robert T. Kiyosaki and Neal D. Barnard’s newest, “Power Foods for the Brain: an Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory.”

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “Seeds of Rebellion” by Brandon Mull and “Double Cross” by Stuart Gibbs. New easy books include “Sleep Like a Tiger” by Mary Logue and “Green” by Laura Vaccaro Seeger.

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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