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We bid farewell to long-time Children’s Librarian on Friday, May 23. Yvonne has worked at the library for almost 11 years and has presented thousands of stories and programs to your children. We will miss her. We welcome Stephanie Smith to the library on Tuesday, May 27 as the new Children’s Librarian. She is excited to work with your children and you’ll see her immediately with the summer programs which begin June 3. We also welcome Asia Carr to the library for the summer months as a library page; she will help with the children’s programming as well as other library duties. Please stop in and ‘check-out’ the library as well as to meet both Stephanie and Asia.

Speaking of summer programs, Storyhour for preschool children through kindergarten is every Tuesday from 10-11 a.m., Tuesday afternoons will feature Lego Time beginning at 1:30 p.m., Summer Reading for children that have completed the first through fifth grades will be held on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and each Thursday throughout the summer we’ll have a movie beginning at 1:30 p.m. The library provides the popcorn, but please bring your drink. “Hey Kids!” runs all summer long, stop in for more information and to register your children or call 334-3490!

“Turkles” will be shown on Thursday, June 5 at 1:30 p.m. and is a tale of a group of curious kids from Camp Loggerhead who embark on an adventure to solve the mystery of the missing sea turtle eggs. Rated PG, this movie lasts 87 minutes. The library provides the popcorn, please bring your own drink.

Hilary Cantor, who has a son with Aspergers has just lost her job in “Everything to Lose” by Andrew Gross. While driving on a back road, she witnesses a freakish accident. Rushing to help, she finds the driver dead and a satchel stuffed with half a million dollars. In an instant she makes a decision that pulls her into a terrifying scheme involving a 20 year-old murder, an old woman and a powerful figure determined to maintain a secret that can destroy.

Other new fiction books are “Anvil of God” by J. Boyce Gleason, “The Collector” by Nora Roberts, “Live to See Tomorrow” by Iris Johansen, “Sorrel Moon” by Cotton Smith, “Chestnut Street” by Maeve Binchy, “The Last Bride” by Beverly Lewis, “The Turning” by Davis Bunn, and “When We Met” by Susan Mallery. A new title in the YA section is “The Eternity Cure” by Julie Kagawa.

New adult non-fiction books are “The Great Prostate Hoax: How Big Medicine Hijacked the PSA Test and Caused a Public Health Disaster” by Richard J. Ablin, “I Can See Clearly Now” by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer and “Why Your Weirdness is Wonderful: Embrace Your Quirks and Live Your Strengths” by Laurie Wallin,

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Year of Billy Miller” by Kevin Henkes, “Doll Bones” by Holly Black and “One Came Home” by Amy Timberlake. New easy titles include “How to Cheer Up Dad” by Fred Koehler and “I Didn’t Do My Homework Because….” by Davide Cali.

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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