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Happy New Year! Have a New Year’s resolution? Stop in and check out the books and DVD’s that are available to help you meet your goals. Also, be sure to check out all of the online resources available by going to the online catalog, WyLDcat and the searchable databases. Your library card number and PIN (last four digits of your phone) will give you access.

If you haven’t registered your children for the winter afterschool sessions, now is the time to call or stop by. The programs begin the week of January 6 and are held from afterschool until 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten will gather on Mondays, first and second grade children on Tuesdays and third, fourth & fifth grade children on Thursdays through the last week in February. For more information or to register give the library a call at 334-3490.

Jack Packer of East Texas thought he had already seen his fair share of tragedy in the new adventure novel by Joe R. Landsdale, “The Thicket.” His grandmother died in a farm accident and his parents had just succumbed to a smallpox epidemic orphaning him and his younger sister, Lula. On the way to his uncle’s farm bandits killed his grandfather and kidnapped his sister. With no elders left for miles, Jack must grow up fast and enlist any kind of help he can for his sister to stand any chance of survival.

Other new fiction books include “Dark Times in the City” by Gene Kerrigan, “Fifteen Minutes” by Karen Kingsbury, “Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy” by Helen Fielding, “Esrever Doom” by Piers Anthony, “The Perfect Match” by Kristan Higgins, “Autumn Grace” by Marianne Ellis, “TransAtlantic” by Colum McCann, “Sense & Sensibility” by Joanna Trollope, “The Dark Witch” by Nora Roberts and “King and Maxwell” by David Baldacci. A new title in the young adult section is “The Royal Ranger” by John Flanagan.

New adult non-fiction books are “E-Squared: Nine Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality” by Pam Grout, “Si-Cology 101!: Tales and Wisdom From Duck Dynasty’s Favorite Uncle” by Si Robertson and “The Total Money Make-Over: a Proven Plan for Financial Fitness” by Dave Ramsey.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has this new junior book “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck” by Jeff Kinney. Some new picture books are “Meet Me at the Moon” by Gianna Marino and “Mr. Putter & Tabby Drop the Ball” 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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