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Books available at checkout at the Mount Airy Public Library:

Fiction

Hidden Treasures – Michelle Adams

When Women Were Dragons – Kelly Barnhill

The Lesson in Illness – Clare Beams

Cold Clay – Black Juneau

Eleanor Dare’s Lost Book – Kimberly Brock

Find Me – Alafair Burke

The Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot – Marianne Cronin

Box 88 – Charles Cumming

A Tale of Wild Places – Shea Ernshaw

Deer Season – Erin Flanagan

A Lullaby for Witches – Hester Fox

Ex-Husband – Karen Hamilton

True Crime Story – Joseph Knox

The Archivist – Charles Martin

When Judgment Comes – LaTanya McQueen

Hello, Transcriber – Hannah Morrissey

Hell of a Book – Jason Mott

The House on Vesper Sands -Paraic O’Donnell

Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell

The House of Whispers – Laura Purcell

Cold and Cold Bones – Kathy Reichs

Daughter of the Goddess – Sue Lynn Tan

Rising Tiger – Brad Thor

Lover arisen – JR Ward

Large print fiction

The Home Breakers – Mary Kay Andrews

The Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot – Marianne Cronin

You Made A Fool Of Death With Your Beauty – Akwaeke Emezi

The Sound of Darkness – Heather Graham

Our kind of people – Carol Wallace

nonfiction

Murder at Teal’s Pond – David Bushman and Mark T. Givens

Unmasked – Paul Holes

Dragged – Kathryn Miles

The Woman Across the Attic – Andrew Neiderman

Augusta Savage – Marilyn Nelson

Red Hand – Peter Schweizer

1620 – Stone Wood

Biography

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Summer programming is underway and will last until August 8. Explore the theme of the week through stories, crafts, games and more. Places are limited for certain events, call or come and register to ensure a place. Call 336-789-5108. The schedule is:

• Monday at 6 pm – teenagers, 13-17 years old. This week, we are going to make a watercolor craft with tissue paper. Tissue paper will be used to create a background and an ocean themed silhouette placed on top. A pizza will be offered, please bring your own drink.

• Tuesday at 2 pm – children 8 to 12 years old; Learn about octopuses and how they can adapt and fit into any space by making Octopus Slime.

• Wednesday at 10:30 am – Toddler Time for children aged 2 and 3; This week is wet and wild water week, we will have a slide and a paddling pool. Wear your costume, bring your sunscreen and a towel.

• Thursday at 9:30 am – Book Babies for children aged 0 to 2; This week is wet and wild water week, we will have a slide and a paddling pool. Wear your costume, bring your sunscreen and a towel.

• Thursday at 11 am – Preschool story time – 4-5 years old; This week is wet and wild water week, we will have a slide and a paddling pool. Wear your costume, bring your sunscreen and a towel.

• Friday at 9 am – Adults, 18 and over; Seven Wonders of the Seas – Discover some of the wonders of the seas.

• Friday at 1:00 pm – Family movie series, popcorn and water will be available. Feel free to bring your own snacks. This week we will be looking at Ponyo.

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Book gift bag. This summer, every time you borrow books, put your name in the checkout box to win a binder full of school supplies. The draw will take place on Friday August 5th.

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Best reader. The best reader of the summer, the one who makes the most reading newspapers, with the most reading time, will win a Kindle. This competition is aimed at young people aged 8 to 18. Submit all reading logs by August 5.

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Surry Community College is offering a fun, free English as a Second Language (ESL) class 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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Addicted – Come join our crochet and knitting club every Wednesday at 3 p.m. Bring your own yarn and do the group project or bring your own project to work on.

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Tai Chi is back at the library. Join us every Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. This course is beneficial for people with reduced mobility.

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The Community Book Club meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. In August we will read and discuss John Bayley’s Elegy for Iris. This is the story of his wife, Iris Murdoch, who developed Alzheimer’s disease and how she coped. We will also meet to watch the film based on the book.

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Pages and Petticoats Book Club — meets the last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. In August, we will read Southern Comfort by Fern Michaels.

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Classic Movie Monday July 25 at 5:30 p.m. to watch JAWS, if you dare. “We’re going to need a bigger boat. Popcorn and water provided.

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