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The library will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018 for President’s Day. Regular hours will resume at 10 a.m. Tuesday the 20th.

Cathy Hazel Adams returns to the library on Wednesday, February 21 at 5:30 p.m. with more information about how individual and mass experiences are created and how quantum physics shows that consciousness really is the X-factor. For more information visit: or stop by the library. Library programs are free and open to the public.

“Some Like It Hot” is the second film in the “Happy Endings: Overcoming Crisis” Dinner and Movie series. It will be shown on Monday, February 26 at 6 p.m. A light meal will be available.

Davis Bunn has a new novel entitled “Firefly Cove.” Since the age of 7, Lucius Quarterfield has known that he’s dying. Doctors told him that he had a “bad ticker” and might not see his next birthday, but he surprised everyone. Not only did he survive to adulthood, he thrived, turning a small car dealership into a successful chain. Now at 28 his time is running out so he’s returning to the one place where he ever felt happy, near the only woman he had ever truly wanted. Whatever happens, he’s going to make every moment count.

Other new fiction books are “Hell Hath No Fury” by Charles G. West, “Bel of the Brawl” by Maggie McConnon, “Law and Disorder” by Mike Papantonio, “The Ladies of Ivy Cottage” by Julie Klassen, “Edgedancer” by Brandon Sanderson, “Refuge Cove” by Janet Dailey, “Sleeping Beauties” by Stephen King, “A House of Men” by Sumner Wilson and “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien. “The Glass Spare” by Lauren DeStefano and “Alone” by Cyn Balog are among new young adult titles.

James Patterson’s new true crime series includes “Home Sweet Murder: True Crime Thrillers” which is available in the new non-fiction section along with “The Mindful Way to a Good Night’s Sleep: Discover How To Use Dreamwork, Meditation, and Journaling to Sleep Deeply, and Wake Up Well” by Tzivia Gover and “Fat Quarter Home: 25 Projects to Make From Short lengths of Fabric” by Amanda Russell.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “The Downward Spiral” by Ridley Pearson, “Mr. Gedrick and Me” by Patrick Carman and “The Trials of Morrigan Crow” by Jessica Townsend.

Several of the newer easy titles are “Where Monsters Live” by Steve Behling, “Dragon Dance” by Adah Nuchi, “Clark the Shark and the Big Book Report” by Bruce Hale and “Paddington’s Day Off” by Michael Bond.

“Message From the Heart!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year. Stories, activities and crafts are part of the hour. Dial 334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.