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“A Prince Among Slaves” will be shown as part of the “World Away” Dinner and Movie series on Monday, October 24 at 6 p.m. A light meal will be served and Deane Tucker returns to lead the discussion.

“Behind the Lens” photography exhibit will be on display through November 10 at the library. A reception will be held with Lisa Shaw, photographer on Wednesday, October 26 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., be sure to stop by!

Have you tried Hoopla lately? Tens of thousands of items are available for your use with lots of Halloween movies, books and audios highlighted this month. Download the Hoopla app, use your library card number and PIN to create an account and you’re ready to watch, listen or read. Titles can be downloaded to tablets and other mobile devices and streamed through your computer. Hoopla is compatible with Chromecast and Apple TV. Call or stop by if you run into questions.

Brenda Novak’s newest book is entitled “The Secrets She Kept.” The rich and powerful Josephine Lazarow, matriarch of Fairham Island, is dead. Police say it is suicide, but Keith, her estranged son, doesn’t believe it. After walking away five years ago he’s built a new life and accumulated a fortune of his own, but as soon as he learns of his mother’s death, he returns. He feels he owes it to his grandfather to put the family empire back together and he’s determined to find his mother’s killer – even if it turns out to be someone he loves.

Other new fiction books are “The Inn at the Ocean’s Edge” by Colleen Coble, “Because I’m Watching” by Christina Dodd, “Crash and Burn” by Fern Michaels, “The Angels’ Share” by J.R. Ward, “Firebrand” by Diana Palmer, “Ashes of Fiery Weather” by Kathleen Donohoe, “Frost Line” by Linda Howard, and “The Story of Joshua Higgins: the Making of a South Dakota Cattleman” by J.E. Terrall. A new book for the young adult is “Fall of Hades” by Richard Paul Evans.

New nonfiction books are “The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo” by Amy Schumer, “How to Make Your Money Last: the Indispensible Retirement Guide” by Jane Bryant Quinn and “The Quilter’s Paper-Piecing Workbook: Paper Piece With Confidence to Create 18 Gorgeous Quilted Projects” by Elizabeth Dackson.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “A Winning Gift” by Catherine Hapka, “Curse of the Bane” by Joseph Delaney and “Knights of the Borrowed Dark” by Dave Rudden. Some of the newer easy titles include “Nanobots” by Chris Gall, “Quest” by Aaron Becker, “The Cranky Ballerina” by Elise Gravel and “Eddie the Bully” by Henry Cole.

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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