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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:

The Whistler by John Grisham, fiction

The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly, fiction

Sunrise Canyon by Janet Dailey, fiction

The Award by Danielle Steel, fiction

Sex, Lies, and Serious Money by Stuart Woods, fiction

A Baxter Family Christmas by Karen Kingsbury, fiction

Lowcountry Christmas by Mary Alice Monroe, fiction

Fates and Traitors by Jennifer Chiaverini, large print fiction

Darkest Journey by Heather Graham, large print fiction

Blind Sight by Carol O’Connell, large print fiction

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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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We are looking for poster artwork from kids to hang in the library during the Christmas season, with the theme of “Reading Is A Gift For Life.” They can create their poster in any form, as long as it fits the theme. We’re looking forward to seeing what they bring! Have the artwork here by Nov. 23, before Thanksgiving.

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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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