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The library will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24th and 25th, 2016 for Thanksgiving. Regular hours resume at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 28th.

The final film in the “World Away” dinner and movie series is “The Wind Will Carry Us” and will be shown on Monday, November 28 at 6 p.m. Irreverent city engineer, Behzad, comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile, the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result. A light meal will be available. Library programs are free and open to the public.

“All the Little Liars” is a new mystery by Charlaine Harris. Four kids vanish from the school soccer field in an afternoon. Aurora Teagarden’s brother, Philip, was one of them. There was an even worse discovery – a dead body at the kids’ last known destination. While the local police and Sheriff’s department comb the country for the missing kids, Aurora and her new husband, true-crime writer Robin Crusoe begin their own investigation. As days go by the most important questions remain: Are the kids alive? Where could they be?

Other new fiction books are “Pass Creek Valley” by Wayne D. Overholser, “The Hawaiian Quilt” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, “The Road We Traveled” by Jane Kirkpatrick, “The Jealous Kind” by James Lee Burke, “Texas Tall” by Janet Dailey, “A Love Transformed” by Tracie Peterson, “Dear Mr. M.” by Herman Koch, “A Great Reckoning” by Louise Penny and “Mermaid Moon” by Colleen Coble.

“Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford” by Clint Hill is among new non-fiction along with “Nobody’s Perfect” by David Elliott and “The Dorito Effect: the Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor” by Mark Schatzker.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Case of the Three Rings” by John R. Erickson, “The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee” by Tom Angleberger and “Piper Green and the Fairy Tree” by Ellen Potter. A few of the newer easy titles include “Cleonardo, the Little Inventor” by Mary GrandPre, “This is My Book” by Mark Pett and “A Walk in the Rain With a Brain” by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.

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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