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The library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 4, 2017. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday the 5th at 10 a.m.

If you haven’t registered your children for the fall Afterschool sessions there is still time! The programs begin the first week in September. Stop by the library or call 334-3490 for more information.

The Natural Healing 2.0 series kicks off on Wednesday, September 6 at 6:30 p.m. with a Skype presentation by certified Iridologist, Cheri Goltl and the program, “The Eyes Have It – How Iridology Can Prevent Health Problems.” Iridology is an ancient system that is based on fiber structures in the iris, it is possible to assess health in organs and systems and address issues before they become problems. Library programs are free and open to the public.

Stop in the library during the month of September and view the art exhibit by Carla Stroh. Carla has won numerous awards for her art and we are pleased to have her work on display. A reception with the artist will be held on Wednesday, September 13 at 5 p.m.

“The Child” is a new psychological thriller by Fiona Barton. Demolishing an old house in a gentrifying section of London, a workman discovers a tiny skeleton. For journalist Kate Waters it’s a story that deserves attention. As Kate investigates, she unearths connections to a crime that rocked the city decades earlier – a newborn baby stolen from a maternity ward in a local hospital and never found. Kate is drawn house by house into the pasts of people who once lived in this neighborhood and soon finds herself the keeper of unexpected secrets – and torn between what she can and cannot tell.

Other new fiction books are “Undaunted” by Diana Palmer, “Cold Hearted River” by Keith McCafferty, “Every Last Lie” by Mary Kubica, “The Silent Corner” by Dean Koontz, “Seven Stones to Stand or Fall” by Diana Gabaldon, “The Graybar Hotel” by Curtis Dawkins, “Persons Unknown” by Susie Steiner, “Murder Games” by James Patterson and “Aunt Dimity & the Widow’s Curse” by Nancy Atherton. Sarah Deesen’s newest YA title, “Once and For All” is now available to check out.

New non-fiction titles are “The Art and Craft of Wood: a Practical Guide to Harvesting, Choosing, Reclaiming, Preparing, Crafting, and Building with Raw Wood” by Silas J. Kyler, “Cloudshade: Poems of the High Plains” by Lori Howe (who will be presenting a writing workshop at the library on September 12) and “Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder” edited by Nancy Tystud.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “Spy School” by Stuart Gibbs, “Worlds Collide” by Chris Colfer and “The Haunter” by R.L. Stine. A few of the newer easy titles are “How to Get Your Teacher Ready” by Jean Reagan, “Second Grade Holdout” by Audrey Vernick and “Little Excavator” by Anna Dewdney.

“Safety!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday September 5, 2017. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year, stop by and visit with Miss Tina and find out about all of the fun activities! Check out this month’s story hour schedule: Call Dial-A-Story at 334-3274 to hear a recorded story anytime. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Access all of the online resources available through the library’s website using your library card number and PIN.

Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.