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The new school year will likely bring the need for research materials. Beyond what is available in our building or through interlibrary loan, check out the resources through GoWyld. From our homepage, click on GoWyld. Your library card number and PIN will give you complete access to reference books, full-text periodical and journal articles among many other reference materials. Stop by the library to update your card or for an overview of these resources.

Monday, August 29 the fall dinner and movie series, “A World Away” kicks off with the award-winning “Persepolis.” A light meal will be served and Deane Tucker returns to lead the discussions. Library programs are free and open to the public.

Have you registered your children yet for the afterschool programs? Stop by the library or call, 334-3490 to register or for more information.

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 7 and the performance of folksinger, Adam Miller. The legendary folksinger, storyteller and autoharp virtuoso will perform at 6:30 p.m.

A new fiction novel is “Sweet Breath of Memory” by Ariella Cohen. Amberley, Massachusetts seems to be a good place for Cate Saunders to start over. It’s been two years since her husband John was killed in Iraq and life has been a struggle. Her new job as a caregiver doesn’t pay much, but she has barely unpacked before she’s drawn into a circle of friends. As Amberley reveals itself to be a town shaped by war, Cate comes to understand that although we suffer loss alone, we heal by sharing our most treasured memories.

Other new fiction books include “The Charmers” by Elizabeth Adler, “Ryan’s Hand” by Leila Meacham, “The Hatching” by Ezekiel Boone, “First Comes Love” by Emily Giffin, “Daughters of the Bride” by Susan Mallery, “Ten Guns From Texas” by William W. Johnstone, “Among the Wicked” by Linda Castillo, “Defender” by Diana Palmer and “The Byrds of Shywater” by Paul Joseph Lederer. Check out “Salt to the Sea” by Ruta Sepetys and “A Court of Mist and Fury” by Sarah Maas in the YA new-book section.

The new non-fiction book, “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi joins “Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” by Susan Cain along with Cain’s children’s companion book, “Quiet Power” and “Yellowstone National Park” by Jill Bullock among new non-fiction titles.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Savannah, the Zebra Fairy” by Daisy Meadows, “The Secret of the Old Mill” by Franklin W. Dixon, “The Worst Night Ever” by Dave Barry and “A Clatter of Jars” by Lisa Graff. A few of the newer easy titles include “Never Insult a Killer Zucchini” by Elana Azose, “Frog on a Log” by Kes Gray, “There’s a Lion in My Corn Flakes” by Michelle Robinson and “Mother Bruce” by Ryan T. Higgins.

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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