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The library will host a “Job Hunting Workshop” with Pre Fernando on Wednesday, March 28 at 5 p.m. Participants are invited to bring their resumes for critique. A variety of information will be discussed, all geared towards participants finding the perfect job. Library programs are free and open to the public.

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru in “Despicable Me 3” on Friday, March 23 at 1:35 p.m. Dru wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist… the film is rated PG and is 90 minutes. The library provides the popcorn; please bring your own drink.

Monday, March 26 the film, “Little Miss Sunshine” will be featured as part of the “Happy Endings: Overcoming Crisis” dinner & movie series at 6 p.m. A light meal will be available and Deane Tucker will facilitate discussion.

“The Mitford Murders” is a novel by a new author, Jessica Fellowes. In 1919, 18-year-old Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London. Her salvation is a position with the Mitford household in the Oxford countryside. There she becomes assigned to the older sister, Nancy. When a nurse – Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of her famous namesake – is killed on a train in broad daylight, Louise and Nancy find themselves entangled in the crime of a murderer who will do anything to remain a mystery….

Other new fiction books are “Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake” by Sarah Graves, “Munich” by Robert Harris, “Protected by Love” by Jennifer Ryan, “Fifty-Fifty” by James Patterson, “Enigma” by Catherine Coulter, “Outpost” by W. Michael Gear, “Beyond Danger” by Kat Martin, “The Clarity” by Keith Thomas and “All That Glitters” by Diana Palmer. “Foolish Hearts” by Emma Mills and “The Caldera” by John Flanagan are among new young adult novels.

Nick Nolte’s biography, “Rebel: My Life Outside the Lines” joins “Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War” by Lewis E. Lehrman and “My iPhone for Seniors” by Brad Miser in the new non-fiction section.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “The Magic Misfits” by Neil Patrick Harris, “The Empty Grave” by Jonathan Stroud and “Lily’s Mountain” by Hannah Moderow. A few of the new easy titles are “I Use to be a Fish” by Tom Sullivan, “Dance Party Countdown” by Eric Litwin and “The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse” by Mac Barnett.

“Easter!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 and will feature an Easter egg hunt. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year. Call 334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Check out these apps for your mobile devices: Overdrive Media Console or Libby, Hoopla, the 3M Cloud Library, RBDigital and Bookmyne. Your library card number and PIN will get you started!