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The library will be closed on Thursday, January 1, 2015 for New Year’s. Regular hours resume at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 2nd.

“Read Off Your Fines @ the Library” is a new opportunity this January! Children and young adults with library fines are encouraged to come to the library and read with a volunteer or silently – every 15 minutes of reading is equal to $1.00 off of fines! The dates established are Sundays January 4, 11 and 25 between the hours of 1-3 p.m. For more information about this opportunity or to volunteer call (334-3490) or stop by the library.

Learning how to effectively communicate with your horse is what Clinton Anderson is known for, world-wide; if you would like to know more about his method you’ll want to stop by the library soon and checkout the Downunder Horsemanship’s progression package. The series includes Fundamentals, Intermediate and Advanced and the Colt Starting series will soon be available as well. Stop by and take a look.

Books are now available for the winter book discussion series, “Anasazi Mysteries.” The series begins with the 56 minute film, “The Mystery of Chaco Canyon” on Monday, January 12. Call or stop in to register and to pick up the first book, “The Visitant.” Wayne Deahl returns to lead the discussions.

A new novel is “Spice” by Jenna Jameson. After his sister, an adult film star, dies from a drug overdose Sean O’Malley does some digging into the porn-star life and stumbles upon FATE, an informal meet-up group for former adult entertainers. Posing as a former male stripper seeking guidance and support he contacts Liz Carter, the group’s smart, sexy leader who had been the adult film sensation known as “Spice.” Perhaps FATE can give him the answers he seeks.

Other new fiction books are “Revival” by Stephen King, “Falling From Horses” by Molly Gloss, “Change of Heart” by Jude Deveraux, “My Sister’s Grave” by Robert Dugoni, “To Everything a Season” by Lauraine Snelling, “Flesh and Blood” by Patricia Cornwell, “Dead Eye” by Mark Greaney, “Only Enchanting” by Mary Balogh and “Wyoming Strong” by Diana Palmer. “The Blood of Olympus” by Rick Riordan and “Atlantia” by Allyson Condie are among new young adult novels.

John C. Maxwell’s “Good Leaders Ask Great Questions: Your Foundation for Successful Leadership” joins “The Joy of Signing: a Dictionary of American Signs” by Lottie L. Riekehof and “The Collected Works of Billy the Kid” by Michael Ondaatje in the new non-fiction section.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Mirror World” by Greg Farshtey and “The Case of the Stolen Sixpence” by Holly Web. New easy titles include “Haunted Houseboat” by Stephen Hillenburg, “Teacher Trouble” by Katharine Kenah and “Need for Speed” by Trey King.

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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