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The first of three Reading is Fun (RIF) programs will be held on Wednesday, February 10 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the library. “Happy Birthday, Good Knight” will be presented in skit form and children will have the opportunity to create their own knight as well as a select a book for their very own. The Friends of the Library will also have snacks available. Plan now to bring your children to this fun event.

“Hotel Transylvania 2” will be featured on Wednesday, February 10 at 1:45 p.m. Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel is this early release film. The library will provide the popcorn, but please bring your own drink.

A new novel by Gregg Olsen is “Now That She’s Gone.” After a daring prison escape, notorious serial killer, Brenda Nevins, is free to carry out her ultimate act of revenge. The targets: forensic pathologist, Birdy Waterman and Sheriff’s Detective, Kendall Stark. The pawn: a television psychic hungry for fame, ratings, and blood. There’s only one way to stop a killer like this – beat her at her own game.

Other new fiction books include “The Bazaar of Bad Dreams” by Stephen King, “Bear Claws” by Robert Lee Murphy, “All We Left Behind” by Ingrid Sundberg, “The Promise” by Robert Crais, “The Pilgrim” by Davis Bunn, “Cold-Hearted Rake” by Lisa Kleypas, “Cross Justice” by James Patterson, “Commander in Chief” by Mark Greaney and “The Grownup” by Gillian Flynn. “Traffic” by Ellen Hopkins is among new YA titles along with “Winter” the newest installment in “The Lunar Chronicles” by Marissa Meyer.

New nonfiction books are “Destiny and Power: the American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush” by Jon Meacham, “Tough As They Come” by Travis Mills, “Brodo: a Bone Broth Cookbook” by Marco Canora and “Primary Greatness: the 12 Levers of Success” by Stephen R. Covey.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The King of Scotland’s Sword” by Sir Steve Stevenson, “Captain Coconut & the Case of the Missing Bananas” by Anushka Ravishankar and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School” by Jeff Kinney. Some of the new easy titles include “Lily Fox and the Gingerbread Cookie” by Wyoming author, Lori Huber, “Dinosaur Rocket” by Penny Dale, “Pete the Cat’s Groovy Guide to Love” by Kimberly Dean and “Here Comes the Valentine Cat” by Deborah Underwood.

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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