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Broadway veteran Duffy Hudson will be at the library with two shows on Wednesday, August 10. At 4:00 p.m. he will present the “Stories of Dr. Seuss” and at 6:30 p.m., “The Relativity of Albert Einstein” will be presented. Plan now to attend both of these entertaining programs! All library programs are free and open to the public.

The movie, “Gnomeo & Juliet” will be featured on Thursday, August 11 at 1:15 p.m. The film is rated G and lasts 84 minutes. The library provides the popcorn; please bring your own drink.

If you haven’t registered for the fall book discussion series, “Muslim Journeys”, stop by and pick up the first book, “House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family and a Lost Middle East” by Anthony Shadid which will be discussed on Tuesday, September 6 at 6 p.m.

“Here’s To Us” is the title of Elin Hilderbrand’s newest novel. Laurel Thorpe, Belinda Rowe and Scarlett Oliver share only two things – a love for the man they all married, Deacon Thorpe and a passionate dislike for each other. Each had an unbreakable bond with Deacon and all have secrets to hide. Then Deacon died a tragic death. His final wish was for his makeshift family to assemble on his beloved Nantucket to say good-bye, but will they be able to put aside their differences long enough to raise a glass in Deacon’s honor?

Other new fiction books include “The Missing Will” by Wanda Brunstetter, “The Forgotten Recipe” by Amy Clipston, “Top Soldier” by Johnny D. Boggs, “The Cavendon Luck” by Barbara Taylor Bradford, “Haunted Destiny” by Heather Graham, “Mercy” by Michael Palmer, “The Weekenders” by Mary Kay Andrews, “A Study in Sable” by Mercedes Lackey, and “Forgive Me” by Daniel Palmer. “The Last Star” by Rick Yancey and “Six of Crows” by Leigh Bardugo are now available in the YA section.

Non-fiction books that might be of interest include Patrick Robinson’s “The Lion of Sabray: the Afghani Warrior Who Defied the Taliban and Saved the Life of Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell,” “Images of America: Fort Laramie” by Starley Talbott and “Essential Oils Every Day: Rituals and Remedies For Healing, Happiness, and Beauty” by Hope Gillerman.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Woof” by Spencer Quinn, “Soar” by Joan Bauer, “The Celebrity Cat Caper” by Gertrude Chandler Warner and “The Lonely Lion Cub” by Amelia Cobb. A few of the newer easy titles are “Go Pete Go” by James Dean, “Master of Manners” by Tina Gallo, “Barnacle is Bored” by Jonathan Fenske, and “Gator Dad” by Brian Lies.

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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