Booksmarts


The following titles have been received at the Mount Airy Public Library, and are available for checkout:

The Scam by Janet Evanovich, fiction

Waterfall by Ron Rash, fiction

Devoted in Death by J.D. Robb, fiction

Trigger Mortis by Anthony Horowitz, fiction

End Game by Catherine Coulter, fiction

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie, fiction

A Slave Insurrection by Bertrand Brown, fiction

The Photograph by Beverly Lewis, fiction

Purity by Jonathan Franzen, fiction

After Cancer Care by Gerald M Lemole, non-fiction

Microsoft Windows 10 Simplified, non-fiction

Jacksonland by Steve Inskeep, non-fiction

The Billion Dollar Spy by David E. Hoffman, non-fiction

The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray by Bill Murray, biography

X by Sue Grafton, large print fiction

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume, large print fiction

The Devil Wins by Reed Coleman, large print fiction

The Naked Eye by Iris Johansen, large print fiction

Devoted in Death by J.D. Robb, large print fiction

Make Me by Lee Child, large print fiction

Every Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline, large print fiction

Lucky Life Interrupted by Tom Brokaw, large print biography

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Preschool story times are held on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for 2- and 3-year-olds, and on Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for 4-and 5-year-olds.

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Wednesday at 4 p.m. we are here to help you get started using ancestry.com to track your genealogy. Stop by the front desk to ask for help in beginning your search.

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A Basic Spanish Class for adults will now be offered at the library on Wednesday afternoons from 5 p.m. till 6 p.m., led by instructor Maria Luisa Saldarriaga.

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Pajama Story time for kids takes place each Thursday night at 7 p.m. The kids are welcome to wear their pajamas, and bring their cuddle toys. We’ll hear a couple of stories, and do an activity that goes with the story.

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Tai Chi is offered each Friday morning at 10 a.m. This class is for everyone, but especially for those with limited mobility, due to conditions such as arthritis.

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The Surry County Storytelling Guild meets on the first Tuesday night of each month, at 7 p.m., to practice their art of storytelling, and they invite you to come listen, or join in.

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The Community Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, at 1 p.m. New members are always welcome.

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Lights Out Story Time: Stories That Scream to be Told in the Dark will be held on Thursday afternoons at 4 p.m. beginning from Sept. 17 through Oct.29. Not for the timid!

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Local storyteller Terri Ingalls, who will be at the Mount Airy Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. to share Tales for Grown-Ups.

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The library will be closed on Friday, Sept. 25, for a staff development day.

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Questions? Call the library at 336-789-5108. Find us on Facebook at Friends of the Mount Airy Public Library.

Go to our website to view our events and catalog online at nwrl.org.

Library hours:

Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m. till 5 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. till 1 p.m.

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