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Are you looking for a Christmas idea? The Friends of the Library have copies of their cookbook, “Favorite Recipes,” a collection of tried and true recipes available for $10.00. Stop in the library to pick one up!

Download the following apps to use on your tablets, mobile devices, computers and eReaders: Overdrive Media Console, Hoopla, 3M Cloud Library, TotalBoox and One Click Digital. These libraries feature popular titles as well as some classics and there are several of the libraries that include audio books. Hoopla and Overdrive both have movies and Hoopla also includes music, television and comics. Your library card number (29092…) and PIN will give you access at no cost! You can stop by the library for one-on-one help anytime, check it all out today!

A new holiday novel is “A Baxter Family Christmas” by Karen Kingsbury. As Christmas nears, John Baxter makes a bold gesture – he invited a stranger to share Christmas Eve dinner with his family. The person is not just any stranger; this woman is the recipient of his daughter’s heart. John knows the invitation will impact each of his adult kids and their families, but how will this woman’s presence affect his granddaughter – the one who feels the loss of her mother most keenly. “A Baxter Family Christmas” is also available as an audio book.

Other new holiday fiction books are “Twelve Days of Christmas”” by Debbie Macomber, “Christmas Caramel Murder” by Joanne Fluke, “The Christmas Town” by Donna VanLiere, “Twelve Dogs of Christmas” by David Rosenfelt, “An Angel’s Touch” by Heather Graham, “The Trouble With Mistletoe” by Jill Shalvis, “Winter Storms” by Elin Hilderbrand, “An Amish Family Christmas” by Shelley Shepard Gray, “The Mistletoe Secret” by Richard Paul Evans and “A Colorado Christmas” by William W. Johnstone. “Something in Between” by Melissa de la Cruz is available along with several other new YA titles.

The Dalai Lama’s collaboration with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World” is now available to checkout along with “Everything is Possible: Finding the Faith and Courage to Follow Your Dreams” by Jen Bricker.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Christmas Turkey Disaster” by John R. Erickson, “A Boy Called Christmas” by Matt Haig and “Wild Blood” by Kathryn Lasky. Some of the new easy titles are “The Christmas Fox” by Anik McGrory, “Maple & Willow’s Christmas Tree” by Lori Nichols and “The Lost Gift” by Kallie George.

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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