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Angela Llewellyn - Mount Airy Public Library



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

Breath of Earth by Beth Cato, fiction

Twelve Days of Christmas by Debbie Macomber, fiction

Missing by James Patterson, fiction

Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks, fiction

Broken Trust by W.E.B. Griffin, fiction

Ghost Times Two by Carolyn Hart, fiction

Winter Storms by Elin Hilderbrand, fiction

Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood, fiction

The Vanished by Lottie Hammer, fiction

The Edge of Violence by William W. Johnstone, fiction

Debt to Pay by Robert B. Parker, large print fiction

Extreme Prey by John Sandford, large print fiction

Best.State.Ever by Dave Barry, large print non-fiction

Think Better, Live Better by Joel Osteen, non-fiction

Ghostland by Colin Dickey, non-fiction

Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce by attorney Emily Doskow, non-fiction

Filthy Rich by James Patterson, non-fiction

College Flunkey to College Instructor by Robert Foy, biography

Hillary Rodham Clinton by Karen Blumenthal, biography

My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, biography

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Please continue to browse our new Friends of the Mount Airy Public Library used bookshop, Between the Covers, on Main Street. The shop is run by volunteers, and we depend on book donations for our stock. Your purchases benefit the library, so shop with a good cause in mind! The stores now has gift certificates for sale, and old record albums and 45s have been added to the stock. The phone number is 336-648-8176, if you have questions.

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The Magic Tree House Book Club for kids has begun meeting at the Mount Airy Public Library on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. with reading books and doing activities from the beloved series by Mary Pope Osborne. Please note, this is a change from the former Monday meeting time.

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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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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 Monday afternoons at 5 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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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 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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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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