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Monday, March 28 the “Films of Woody Allen” series continues with “Hannah and Her Sisters” at 6 p.m. The film is about three sisters and the relationship they have with each other as well as the men in their lives. The movie is rated PG-13 and is 103 minutes, a light meal will be available. All library programs are free and open to the public.

Visit the “WYLD CAT” tab on our homepage, and check out the Learning Express Library. This resource is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on many common academic and licensing tests. Practice tests and tutorials are available for everything from fourth grade math and English to college placement exams, GED® preparation and ASVAB practice tests. The learning centers cover adult learning, college prep, career prep, high school equivalency and more. Your library card number and PIN will give you access! Stop by the library if you have questions or want more information about online library resources.

Yann Martel, the author of “Life of Pi,” the global bestseller that was made into an award winning movie has now written “The High Mountains of Portugal.” In Lisbon in 1904 a young man discovers an old journal that hints of an extraordinary artifact and he sets out in search of this treasure. Thirty-five years later a Portuguese pathologist finds himself drawn into the quest. Fifty-years on, a man, mourning his wife, arrives in his ancestral village in Portugal with an unusual companion – a chimpanzee. There the century-old quest will come to an unexpected conclusion. “The High Mountains of Portugal” is also available as an audio book.

Other new fiction books include “The Desert Rider” by Leslie Scott, “Brotherhood in Death” by J.D. Robb, “The Ex” by Alafair Burke, “The Wolves” by Alex Berenson, “Suspendered Sentence” by Laura Bradford, “Reckless” by Kimberly Kincaid, “Dictator” by Robert Harris, “Indiscreet” by Mary Balogh and “Hannah’s Choice” by Jan Drexler. Victoria Aveyard’s “Cruel Crown” is now available in the YA section.

New nonfiction books are “No Baggage: a Minimalist Tale of Love & Wandering” by Clara Bensen, “Ready, Set, Breathe: Practicing Mindfulness with Your Children for Fewer Meltdowns and a More Peaceful Family” by Carla Naumberg, Ph.D. and “How to Prune Trees, Shrubs, & Climbers” by Richard Bird.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Feeding Frenzy” by Michael Spradlin, “Paula Danziger’s Amber Brown Is on the Move” by Bruce Coville and “The Miniature World of Marvin & James” by Elsie Broach. Among the newer titles for our easy readers are “It’s Easter, Chole Zoe” by Jane Smith, “The Happy Egg” by Ruth Krauss and “Easter Mice” by Bethany Roberts.

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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