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Library News

The library will be closed on Thursday, July 4th for Independence Day, regular hours resume on Friday.

Thank you to Stuart Larson for serving six years on the library board. Your service is appreciated! We welcome Lindsey Allbright to the board; other library board members are: Chairman Jan Hytrek, Vice-Chair/Secretary Carolyn Pflughoeft, Treasurer Brenda Phipps and Board Member Virginia Pullen.

It’s time to register for Paint @ the Library scheduled for 1 p.m. on Monday, July 15. Call today to reserve your space!

Lisa Scottoline’s latest novel is “Someone Knows.” When Allie Garvey headed home to the funeral of a childhood friend she was full of dread; going home means seeing two people with whom she shares an unbearable secret. Twenty years ago a horrific incident shattered the lives of five teenagers. They played a dangerous prank that ended tragically. They never told anyone, but Allie discovered that not getting caught was worse. Now she’s determined to learn what went wrong, but in her search for the truth she reaches a shocking conclusion – one she never saw coming. This book is also available on CD and through Overdrive, RBDigital and the 3M Cloud Library.

Other new fiction books are “”The Perfect Dress” by Carolyn Brown, “The Mister” by E.L. James, “The 18th Abduction” by James Patterson, “One Summer in Paris” by Sarah Morgan, “The Better Sister” by Alafair Burke, “A Time of Blood” by John Gwynne, “Unbroken Cowboy” by Maisey Yates, “Seal’s Honor” by Megan Crane and “Behold a Fair Woman” by Francis Duncan. New titles for the young adult include “Defy Me” by Tahereh Mafi and “The Merchant’s Daughter” by Melanie Dickerson.

“The Man in the Arena: the Life and Times of U.S. Senator Gale McGee” by Roger McDaniel is now available in the new non-fiction section along with “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: a Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed” by Lori Gottlieb.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “The Purr-fect Scoop” by Coco Simon, “Lexie’s Little Lie” by Emma Shevah and “Watch Hollow” by Gregory Funaro. A few of the latest easy titles are “Bruno, the Standing Cat” by Nadine Robert, “We Are the Gardeners” by Joanna Gaines, “Hello Summer!” by Shelley Rotner and “An ABC of Flowers” by Jutta Hilpuesch.

“Fruit Salad of Summer!” is the theme for Storyhour on July 9, 2019. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday for children age 3 through kindergarten. Call 334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Be sure to visit the online catalog at Your library card number and PIN will give you access your account, the online databases and digital libraries. Check it out today, don’t hesitate to call or stop by if you have questions.

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