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Be sure to stop in and explore Tara Cole’s photography during the month of November. Come by and visit with Tara during an artist reception on Wednesday, November 6 at 5 p.m.

Call the library at 334-3490 to reserve your space in the Book Art class to be held on Wednesday, November 13 at 5:30 p.m.

The library will be closed Monday, November 11, 2019 for Veterans Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday the 12th at 10 a.m.

“Holiday Crafting” is being held on Tuesdays and Thursdays through December 12 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. This event is for all ages! Reserve your space by calling 334-3490.

“The Long Call” is Ann Cleeves’s latest novel and introduces Detective Matthew Venn. As he leaves the church where his estranged father’s funeral was held, Matthew receives a call from his team. A body has been found on the beach nearby: a man with a tattoo of an albatross on his neck – stabbed to death. The case calls Matthew back to people and places in his past. As deadly secrets are revealed, his new life is forced into a collision course with the world he thought he had left behind. “The Long Call” is also available digitally in RBDigital and the 3M Cloud Library.

Other new fiction books are” The Bakeshop at Pumpkin and Spice” by Donna Kauffman, “A Perfect Silhouette” by Judith Miller, “Bronc Rider” by Stu Campbell, “Listening to Love” by Beth Wiseman, “Butterfly in Frost” by Sylvia Day, “The Warning” by James Patterson, “Where the Light Enters” by Sara Donati and “Dark Illusion” by Christine Feehan. A new series “The Steel Brothers Saga” by Helen Hardt is also available. The newest addition in Kendare Blake’s young adult series, “Three Dark Crowns” is “Five Dark Fates.”

New non-fiction titles are “Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and Music That Made the Nation” by Jon Meacham, “The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels with Albie; an American Journey” by Peter Zheutlin and “Blockchain For Everyone: How I learned the Secrets of the New Millionaire Class (and You Can, Too)” by Sir John Hargrave.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles, “The Bad Guys in Attack of the Zittens” by Aaron Blabey, “Alexis’s Half-Baked Idea” by Coco Simon and “Storm Blown” by Nick Courage. Some of the new easy titles are “Woof & Quack in Winter” by Jamie A. Swenson, “Peppa’s Giant Pumpkin” created by Neville Astley, “What Kind of Car Does a T. Rex Drive” by Mark Lee and “The Promise Basket” by Bill Richardson.

“We Remember!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year 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.

Access the library’s online catalog by going to and clicking on WyldCat. Browse the library collection locally as well as statewide, your library card number and PIN will allow you to review and in some cases renew your library checkouts; you can also request materials via interlibrary loan. When searching WyldCat you are also seeing the library’s digital holdings through Overdrive/Libby, 3MCloud Library and RBDigital. Check it out today! Don’t hesitate to call or stop by if you have problems.

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