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Monday, March 30 “Scheherazade, Tell Me A Story,” an Egyptian film that features a young married and loving couple with great careers will be featured in the Cinema and the Sacred series at 6 p.m. Karim is just about to be appointed as editor-in-chief of a governmental newspaper and his wife, Hebba is the hostess of much appreciated TV programs about female victims. Karim is told that he will only be appointed if his wife avoids political topics – he does persuade her to make programs on ordinary people instead, but her “non-political” programs will become even more repugnant to the authorities. The film is unrated and 134 minutes long. A light meal will be available and Deane Tucker will return to facilitate the discussion.

Did you know you can read digital magazines at no cost through the library? On our homepage, scroll down to the Digital Magazines section and sign up today! The app, Zinio, has also gotten much easier to use with library check-outs on your mobile devices so check it out today! You can also read digital magazines on your PC or laptop. The library has around 80 print magazine subscriptions that check-out as well, so be sure to stop in and take a look.

“Blue Stars” is a novel by a new author Emily Gray Tedrowe. When Ellen’s legal ward enlists in the Marines and Lacy’s husband is deployed to Iraq the two women struggle to cope with the fear and stress of a loved one at war. Then the unthinkable happens and both men are airlifted to Walter Reed Army Hospital. It’s there that Ellen and Lacy spend their days caring for their wounded soldiers. It’s also there they form an alliance and an unlikely friendship, while helping each other survive the dislocated world of an army hospital.

Other new fiction books are “Motive” by Jonathan Kellerman, “Obsession in Death” by J.D. Robb, “People of the Songtrail” by W. Michael Gear, “The Body Snatchers Affair” by Marcia Muller, “Breaking Creed” by Alex Kava, “Double Fudge Brownie Murder” by Joanne Fluke, “Miracle at the Higher Grounds Caf�” by Max Lucado and “A Touch of Star Dust” by Kate Alcott. New young adult titles are “Rogue Wave” by Jennifer Donnelly and “Black Knight” by Christopher Pike.

“A Hunger For High Country: One Woman’s Journey to the Wild in Yellowstone Country” by Susan Marsh is among new nonfiction as well as “Thieves Road: the Black Hills Betrayal and Custer’s Path to the Little Big Horn” by Terry Mort and “Lying in Wait and Other True Cases” by Ann Rule.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books, “Shouldn’t You Be in School?” by Lemony Snicket, “Brown Girl Dreaming” by Jacqueline Woodson and “Stella Batts: Pardon Me” by Courtney Sheinmel. New picture books include “The Bear Ate Your Sandwich” by Julia Sarcone-Roach, “Any Questions” by Marie-Louise Gay and “Creepy Monsters, Sleepy Monsters” by Jane Yolen.

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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