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Angela Llewellyn - Mount Airy Public Library



Recent additions to the book collection at The Mount Airy Public Library, include:

Lost and Found Sisters by Jill Shalvis, fiction

Any Dream Will Do by Debbie Macomber, fiction

Barely Legal by Stuart Woods, fiction

His Guilt by Shelly Shepard, fiction

Crime Scene by Jonathan Kellerman, fiction

The Light in Summer by Mary McNear, fiction

Lost Order by Steve Berry, large print fiction

All By Myself, Alone by Mary Higgins Clark, large print fiction

The Devil’s Triangle by Catherine Coulter, large print fiction

Rise and Shine Benedict Stone by Phaedra Patrick, large print fiction

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate, large print fiction

The Road to Ruin by James Rickards, non-fiction

CNA Exam Prepartion 2017, non-fiction

Giant of the Senate by Al Franken, biography

Settle for More by Megyn Kelly, biography

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The Friends of the Mount Airy Public Library invite you to stop by and shop at their used book store, Between the Covers, located next to the Earle Theater at 140 N. Main Street. The shop is run by volunteers, and donations of books, records, and DVDs are always accepted at the shop or at the Mount Airy Public Library. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the phone number is 336-648-8176. Purchases benefit the library.

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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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Baby Storytime, for babies from birth to 24 months, will meet on Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m.

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The Book Munchers book club for kids meets at the library on Wednesdays, at 4 p.m. The library will lead the kids in reading books,and doing activities, from various elementary/juvenile titles..

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The intermediate Spanish class for adults is held at the library each Monday at 5 p.m. except for when we are closed for a holiday.

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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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The library has an Adult Coloring Class on Thursday nights, at 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. The library supplies coloring sheets, colored pencils, and markers, but are are welcome to bring their own supplies as well. The library plays relaxing music, and those participating enjoy hot drinks for those who’d like coffee or tea.

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

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Teens, aged 12-19 years old, are invited to a new club at the library, called Choices, where we’ll discuss books, movies, music, art, whatever interests them. We will meet on the first Thursday of each month, at 4 p.m.

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There is an online book club for elementary aged students, that can be accessed with one of our library cards and a pin number, at the website www.nckids.overdrive.com. Use of this online library feature is free with your library card, and they have thousands of other titles to download and read. Check it out!

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Bestselling author Beverly Lewis will be visiting at the library on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m., to discuss her new book “The Proving! Books,” will be available to purchase for signing.

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Join us for a Princess Party on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. when you are invited to wear a costume, and watch the new Beauty and the Beast movie.

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Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m., for a Pirate Party, since it’s Talk Like a Pirate day! Dress in costume, and we’ll all watch the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Dead Men Tell No Tales!

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Young adults are invited to the library on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m., for a Photo Scavenger Hunt! Bring your phones/cameras that take digital photos with you for this hunt, where everyone has items to find on their checklist, and they have to walk from the library to find them, document them, and be back at the library by noon. Prizes will be awarded.

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The library will be celebrating World Peace Day with a Kindness Rocks event, where we can do inspiring artwork on rocks, which we can take to other locations to spread a positive message. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m.

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Young adults are invited to the library on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m., for a Photo Scavenger Hunt! Bring your phones/cameras that take digital photos with you for this hunt, where everyone has items to find on their checklist, and they have to walk from the library to find them, document them, and be back at the library by Noon! Prizes will be awarded!

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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.

Angela Llewellyn

Mount Airy Public Library

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