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Merry Christmas! The library will be closed Monday, December 26, 2016 in celebration of Christmas. Regular hours resume at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 27. The library will also be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017 for New Year’s. Thank you for your support of the library and we wish you all a wonderful holiday season!

If you are trying to access the library’s digital libraries over the holiday, your library card number (29092…) will give you access and the last four digits of the phone number when you registered should work for your PIN. Try these apps: Overdrive Media Console, Hoopla, 3M Cloud Library, OneClick Digital and TotalBoox on your new devices. If you haven’t yet gotten a library card, or if it’s expired drop by next week and we’ll get you set up. Proof of address is required for new card holders.

Martin Cruz Smith’s latest novel is “The Girl from Venice.” The war may be waning, but Venice in 1945 is still occupied and the people of Italy fear the power of the Third Reich. One night a fisherman named Cenzo comes across a woman’s body floating in the lagoon. She is still alive and in trouble. Born to a wealthy Jewish family, Giulia is on the run from the Wehrmacht. Cenzo chooses to protect her rather than turn her over to the Nazis, an act that leads them into the dangers of wartime Italy.

Other new fiction books are “Good Water” by Wyoming author, John D. Nesbitt, “Pushing Up Daisies” by M.C. Beaton, “The Wall of Storms” by Ken Liu, “Murder in the Courthouse” by Nancy Grace, “Sun Born” by W. Michael Gear, “Hag-Seed: the Tempest Retold” by Margaret Atwood, “Seduced” by Randy Wayne White, “Denim and Lace” by Diana Palmer and “The Wrong Side of Goodbye” by Michael Connelly. The newest addition in the Young Elite series, “The Midnight Star” by Marie Lu is now available in the YA section.

New non-fiction titles are “The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era” by Akhil Reed Amar and “Get What’s Yours For Medicare: Maximize Your Coverage, Minimize Your Costs” by Philip Moeller.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Click Here to Start” by Denis Markell, “The Great Shelby Holmes” by Elizabeth Eulberg and “Wild Horses for Wild Kids” by Stu Campbell. A few of the newer easy titles are “What Do You Do with a Problem?” by Kobi Yamada, “Ape and Armadillo Take Over the World” by James Sturm and “Your Fantastic Elastic Brain; Stretch It, Shape It” by JoAnn Deak.

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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