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We bid farewell this week to long-time Circulation Librarian, Calla Canaday. Calla has worked at the library for over 11 years and she will be missed. Best wishes on your next chapter, Calla!

We are excited to have “Song Bugs” presenting a program for ages 0-10 on Monday, June 4 at 11:30 a.m. The presentation will include a hands-on introduction to instruments, music theory games, sing-along’s, dance-alongs, and balloon twisting. Plan to bring your children to this interactive program!

Thursday afternoon movies return this summer at 1 p.m. Showing on Thursday, May 31 is “Early Man” and “A Wrinkle in Time” will be featured on Thursday, June 7. The library provides the popcorn, please bring your own drink.

The last film in our space mini-series is “2001: A Space Odyssey” showing on Wednesday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m.

“Paint @ the Library” is a new summer series for all ages. The first session will be on Monday, June 11 at 1 p.m. and will feature a “Fourth of July” painting with Barb Orr. Please call, 334-3490 to register your spot as space is limited! Supplies are provided.

Magician, “Keir Royale” will present a magic show at the library at 5 p.m., mark your calendar today!

“The Crow Trap” is the first book of Ann Cleeves’ popular Vera Stanhope series which is now a major T.V. drama. In an isolated cottage in the mountains several different women are thrown together because of an environmental study. The women each know the meaning of betrayal. When Rachel, the leader of the study arrives, she is horrified to find a body. It is after another death occurs that the unconventional detective Inspector Vera Stanhope enters the picture. The dvd series, “Vera” is also available to check out.

Other new fiction books are “Sweet Vengeance” by Fern Michaels, “Miss Julia Raises the Roof” by Ann B. Ross, “Shoot First” by Stuart Woods, “Hero’s Return” by B.J. Daniels, “Women in the Sunlight” by Frances Mayes, “The Landseekers” by Allan Vaughn Elston, “Cave of Bones” by Anne Hillerman, “Crimson Lake” by Candice Fox and “The Fallen” by David Baldacci. “Diminished” by Kaitlyn Sage Patterson is a new title in the YA section.

New nonfiction titles are: “Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World” by Andrea Barnet, “Antarctic Tears: Determination, Adversity, and the Pursuit of a Dream at the Bottom of the World” by Aaron Linsdau and “Unmasked: a Memoir” by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “Escape From Aleppo” by N.H. Senzai, “The Terrible Two Go Wild” by Mac Barnett and “The Real McCoys” by Matthew Swanson. A few of the newer easy titles are “My Truck is Stuck” by Kevin Lewis, “They Say Blue” by Jillian Tamaki and “Hello Lighthouse” by Sophie Blackall.

“Ladybugs!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year. Call 334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. The Friends of the Library sponsor this storyline.

If you are traveling this summer be sure to stop in and check out our audio collection. There are titles for all ages and interests. There are also several digital libraries that you can access with your library card and PIN and download audio books, ebooks & graphic novels, music, movies & television shows.

Visit the library’s website for more information about any of the library’s services and programs.