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The Friends of the Library will be hosting their annual Book Sale and Ice Cream Social on Saturday, June 27 on the library lawn. The book sale, one of the largest ever, begins at 8 a.m. and everything must go! The Ice Cream Social, with homemade cakes and desserts, begins at 11 a.m. and both events close at 2 p.m. Plan now to come by, visit with classmates, friends and family and pick up several good reads! Both the book sale and ice cream social are by donation.

The movie, “The Book of Life” will be shown on Thursday, June 25 at 1:30 p.m. The library provides the popcorn; please bring your own drink. The film is rated PG and is 95 minutes.

Lincoln Child’s new book is “The Forgotten Room.” Professor Jeremy Logan receives an urgent summons from the director of Lux, one of the oldest and most respected think tanks in America – an unexplained tragedy has taken place in the sprawling compound located in Rhode Island. Once there Logan quickly makes a surprising discovery: in a long-dormant wing of the estate is an ingeniously hidden secret room, untouched for decades, filled with eerie machinery and obscure references to a top-secret experiment known as “Projects.” Logan soon begins to discern what transpired in that room and why the project was abandoned and the room sealed off – but not before he’s unleashed a series of catastrophic events.

Other new fiction books are “The Proposal at Siesta Key” by Shelley Shepard Gray, “I, Ripper” by Stephen Hunter, “Day Shift” by Charlaine Harris, “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr, “Summer of Secrets” by Charlotte Hubbard, “The Enemy Inside” by Steve Martini and “In Firefly Valley” by Amanda Cabot. New titles for the young adult are “Maximum Ride Forever” by James Patterson and “Ice Kissed” by Amanda Hocking.

New nonfiction books are “The Spiritual Child: the New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving” by Lisa Miller, PhD and “Roadmap: the Get-it-Together Guide for Figuring Out What To Do With Your Life” created by Roadtrip Nation with Nathan Gebhard, et al.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Oliver Moon and the Spell-Off” by Sue Mongredien, the newest addition to the “Warriors, Dawn of the Clan” series, “A Forest Divided” by Erin Hunter and “The Missing Dog is Spotted” by Jessica Scott Kerrin. A few new easy titles are “The Lucky Wheel” by Grace Gilmore, “Yard Sale” by Eve Bunting and “Meet the Dullards” by Sarah Pennypacker.

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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