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The Friends of the Library will be holding a book sale on Thursday April 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library. Be sure to stop by!

Magician’s, “The Incredible Mr. E and Kyle” will perform for RIF (Reading is Fun) at the library on Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. All ages will enjoy this fun magic show and children will all be able to select a book to keep, snacks will also be served. The Friends of the Library sponsor the literacy based program series each year!

On Friday, April 13 the movie, “Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas” will be shown at 1:35 p.m. This movie is a sequel to one shown earlier this year. The library provides the popcorn; please bring your own drink.

“The Woman in the Window” is a new novel by A.J. Finn. Anna Fox lives alone – a recluse in her New York City home. She spends her days drinking wine, watching old movies, recalling happier times…. and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move into the house across the way – the perfect family – but one night Anna sees something she shouldn’t… causing her world to crumble and it’s shocking secrets laid bare.

Other new fiction books are “Mysterious Rancho” by Jackson Gregory, “Into the Black Nowhere” by Meg Gardiner, “Dark in Death” by J.D. Robb, “Sleeping Dogs Don’t Lie” by Michael McCoy, “Along the Sylvan Trail” by Julianna Couch, “Survive the Night” by Katie Ruggle, “Sour Creek Valley” by Max Brand, “Look For Me” by Lisa Gardner and “Surprise Me” by Sophia Kinsella. Some new young adult titles are “This is Not a Love Letter” by Kim Purcell and “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert.

“Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff is among new non-fiction along with, “Sioux Women: Traditionally Sacred” by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, and “Sitting Pretty on a Fixed Income: 1001 Personal Finance Secrets for Seniors” by Frank W. Cawood.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “Into the Lion’s Den” by Linda Fairstein, “Dog Man Unleashed” by Dav Pilkey and “War of the Realms” by Kate O’Hearn. Some of the newer easy readers include “The Mystery of the Round Rocks” by Mark Meierhenry, “How to Grow a Dinosaur” by Jill Esbaum and “Little Critter’s Family Treasury” by Mercer Mayer.

“Fishing!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday for children age 3 through kindergarten throughout the year. Call 334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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