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You’ve probably been wondering why the birds are so angry. On Thursday, August 18 the last afternoon movie of the summer will be “The Angry Birds Movie” and the answer is sure to be had. The film is rated PG and is 97 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. The series will also feature the books: “Broken Verses,” “Dreams of Trespass,” and “In the Country of Men.”

From Annie Proulx, the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author, comes “Barkskins.” In the late 17th century, two penniless young French men, Rene Sel and Charles Duguet, arrived in Canada, then known as New France. Bound to a feudal lord for three years in exchange for land, they became woodcutters – barkskins. This is the story of the two men and their descendants over 300 years – their hardships and successes.

Other new fiction books include “House of Secrets” by Brad Meltzer, “The Pursuit”by Janet Evanovich, “Rimfire” by William W. Johnstone, “Murder Comes by Mail” by Ann Gabhart, “The Bourbon Kings” by J.R. Ward, “Christmas On My Mind” by Janet Dailey, “Foreign Agent” by Brad Thor, “Magic” by Danielle Steel and “Dishonorable Intentions” by Stuart Woods. “The Untimely Deaths of Alex Wayfare” by M.G. Buehrlen and “Nest of Serpents” by Curtis Jobling are among new YA novels.

New nonfiction books are “Ghost Towns of the Mountain West: Your Guide to the Hidden History and Old West Haunts of Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Nevada” by Philip Varney and “Indeh: a Story of the Apache Wars” by Ethan Hawke.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Kitty the Tiger Fairy” by Daisy Meadows, “Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled Banner” by Rush Limbaugh, “A Pack Divided” by Erin Hunter and “Home Run” by Tim Green. Some of the new easy titles include “Goodnight Digger” by Michelle Robinson, “Game Over” by Nancy Lambert, “This Is My Dollhouse” by Giselle Potter and “Giggle and Glide” by Deborah Behl.

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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