Following is a list of titles recently received at the Mount Airy Public Library that are available for checkout:

Blueprints by Barbara Delinsky, fiction

Girl in the Moonlight by Charles Dubow, fiction

The Long High Noon by Loren Estleman, fiction

All the Single Ladies by Dorothea Benton Frank, fiction

Spirit of the Steamboat by Craig Johnson, fiction

The Green Road by Anne Enright, fiction

Benefit of the Doubt by Neal Griffin, fiction

Uprooted by Naomi Novik, fiction

A Harvest of Hope by Lauraine Snelling, fiction

Death Wears a Beauty Mask by Mary Higgins Clark, large print fiction

Day Shift by Charlaine Harris, large print fiction

Wanted: Dead or Alive by Ray Hogan, large print fiction

New Uses for Old Boyfriends by Beth Kendrick, large print fiction

Otherwise Engaged by Amanda Quick, large print fiction

Makin’ Miracles by Lin Stepp, large print fiction

Longing by Mary Balough, large print fiction

Crash and Burn by Lisa Gardner, large print fiction

Cold Cold Heart by Tami Hoag, large print fiction

Gathering Prey by John Sandford, large print fiction

It’s a Long Story: My Life by Willie Nelson, large print biography

Joan of Arc by Helen Castor, biography

Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance, biography

Johns Hopkins HIV Guide, non-fiction


As part of the library’s theme of “heroes” for the summer, the library will be taking donations of unopened Cat and Dog Food, both canned and bagged, for local animal rescue groups, till July 16. Bring any donations to the front desk. All donations are appreciated.


Thanks to all those who supported the Ride for Readers.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


Questions? Call us at 336-789-5108

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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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