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Books available for check-out at the Mount Airy Public Library:

imagination

Hidden Treasures – Michelle Adams

When Women Were Dragons – Kelly Barnhill

The Lesson of Illness – Claire Beams

Cold Clay – Juno Black

The Lost Book of Eleanor Dare – Kimberly Brook

Find Me – Elfir Burke

One Hundred Years of Lenny and Margot – Marian Cronin

88 – Charles Cumming

History of Wild Places – Shea Ernshaw

Deer Season – Erin Flanagan

Witches’ Lullaby – Hester Fox

Ex-husband – Karen Hamilton

True Crime Story – Joseph Knox

Registrar – Charles Martin

When the reckoning comes – Latania McQueen

Hello, Transcriber – Hana Morrissey

Hell Book – Jason Mott

The House on the Vesper Sands – Parish O’Donnell

Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell

The House of Whispers – Laura Purcell

Cold and Cold Bones – Cathy Reich

Daughter of the Goddess – Su Lin Tan

Rising Tiger – Brad Thor

Lover Arisen – JR Ward

large print novel

The Home-Wreckers – Mary Kay Andrews

One Hundred Years of Lenny and Margot – Marian Cronin

I made your beauty the laughingstock of death – Akwake Emzy

The Voice of Darkness – Heather Graham

Our Kind of People – Carol Wallace

non-fiction

Murder in Tales Pond – David Bushman and Mark T. Givens

Exposed – Paul Holes

Trill – Kathryn Miles

The Woman Behind the Attic – Andrew Niederman

Augusta Savage – Marilyn Nelson

Red Ladder – Peter Schweitzer

1620 – Peter Wood

Personal Biography

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Summer programs are ongoing, and run through August 8. Discover the topic of the week through stories, crafts, games, and more. Spaces are limited for some events, call or show up to register to secure a spot. Call 336-789-5108. The schedule is:

• Mondays at 6 pm – Teenagers aged 13-17. This week, we will be making a watercraft using tissue paper. Tissue paper will be used to create an ocean-themed background and silhouette placed on top. Pizza will be served, please bring your own drink.

• Tuesday 2:00 pm – children from 8 to 12 years old; Learn about octopuses and how they can fit and slide into any space of any size by making Octopus Slime.

• Wednesday 10:30 a.m. – Toddler appointment for children 2 and 3 years old; This week is Wet and Wild Water Week, we will have a slip slide and a wading pool. Put on your suit and bring sunscreen and a towel.

• Thursday 9:30 am – Book for children from birth to two years old. This week is Wet and Wild Water Week, we will have a slip slide and a wading pool. Put on your suit and bring sunscreen and a towel.

• Thursday 11am – story time for preschoolers – for ages 4-5; This week is Wet and Wild Water Week, we will have a slip slide and a wading pool. Put on your suit and bring sunscreen and a towel.

• Friday 9am – for adults, 18 years and over; Wonders of the Seven Seas – Learn about some of the wonders of the seas.

• Friday 1pm – Family Movie Series, popcorn and water will be available. Feel free to bring your own snacks. This week, we’ll be watching Ponyo.

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Giveaway bag book. This summer, every time you glance at the books, put your name in the box at the check-out desks to win a bookbag full of school supplies. Draw will take place on Friday 5 August.

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Top Reader. The best reader of the summer, the one who manages the most read records, with the most reading time, will win a Kindle. This competition is for young people between the ages of 8 and 18. Submit all reading logs by August 5th.

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Surry Community College offers fun and free ESL lessons at the Mount Airy Public Library Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Anyone interested should contact Jennifer Pardue at 336-386 -3674.

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Hooked – Come join the crochet and knitting club, every Wednesday at 3pm, bring your own yarn and make a group project or bring your own to work on.

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Tai Chi returned to the library. Join us every Wednesday and Friday at 10am. This class is useful for people with limited mobility.

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The Community Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. In August, we’ll read and discuss Elegy for Iris by writer John Bailey. This is the story of his wife, Iris Murdoch, who had Alzheimer’s and how they managed to do so. We will also meet to watch the movie based on the book.

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Pages and Petticoats Book Club – Meets on the last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. In August we’ll read Southern Comfort by Fern Michaels.

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Classic Movie Monday, July 25 at 5:30 PM to watch JAWS, if you dare. “We’ll need a bigger boat.” Popcorn and water are provided.

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