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Monday, February 24th- @ 7:00 – The Book Nutz meeting to discuss “The Girls of Atomic City” All book lovers are welcome.

Tuesday, February 25th- @ 10:30 – Coffee & Chat and Knit-Us-Together. Bring your needlework and join us.

Thursday, February 27th- @ 10:30 – Storytime with Mrs. Velvet. Join us for stories, songs, and a craft!

Coming Events

Monday, March 3rd- @ 6:00 – “How to Start a Garden” – A class in conjunction with our Seed Library on planting your spring garden. This class will be lead by Master Gardeners and will cover container gardens, raised beds, and more! Seating is limited so call at 952-4752 to reserve your spot.

NEW FICTION

Concealed in Death, by J.D.Robb, In a decrepit, long empty New York building, Lieutenant Eve Dallas’s husband begins the demolition process by swinging a sledgehammer into a wall. When the dust clears, there are two skeletons wrapped in plastic behind it. He summons his wife immediately and by the time she’s done with the crime scene, there are twelve murders to be solved. The place once housed a makeshift shelter for troubled teenagers back in the late 2040s, Eve tracks down the people who ran it. Eve begins to put names and faces to the remains. All were young girls, all had their stories, all lost their chance for a better life. Eve discovers a connection between the victims and someone she knows, She grows even more determined to reveal the secrets of the place that was called The Sanctuary and the evil concealed in one human heart….

The Wily O’Reilly : Irish Country Stories, by Patrick Taylor. Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly made most readers acquaintance in An Irish Country Doctor, he appeared in a series of humorous columns originally published in Stitches: the journal of Medical Humor. Legions of devoted fans can savor the enchanting origins of the Irish Country series, newcomers to Ballybucklebo can meet O’Reilly for the very first time… An ex-Navy boxing champion, classical scholar, crypt-philanthropist, widower, and hard working general practitioner, O’Reilly is crafty and cantankerous in these charming slices of rural Irish life. Whether he’s educating a naive man of the cloth in the facts of life, dealing with hypochondriacs and malingerers, clashing with pigheaded colleagues, or raising a pint in the pub, the wily O’Reilly knows a doctors work is never done, even if some of his “cures” can’t be found in any medical text!….

Winter’s Tale, by Mark Halprin. New York City is subsumed in arctic winds, dark nights, and white lights, it’s life unfolds, for it is an extraordinary hive of the imagination, the greatest house ever built, and nothing exists that can check it’s vitality. One night in winter, Peter Lake, orphan and master-mechanic, attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the love between Peter Lake, a middle-aged Irish burglar, and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. Peter, a simple, uneducated man, because of a love that, at first he does not fully understand, is driven to stop time and bring back the dead. His great struggle, in a city ever alight with it’s own energy and besieged by unprecedented winters is one of the most beautiful and extraordinary stories of American literature….

Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble, by Mignon Ballard. It’s the summer of 1944 and the world seems mired in a war that will never end. On the home front the people of Elderberry, Georgia, are doing everything they can to support the troops. Even with a war on, the peaches are ripe for picking. As veteran teacher Miss Dimple Kilpatrick and her colleagues work in the orchard, they hear frantic calls for help: an eighteen-year-old girl, Prentice, has been missing and is later found murdered. Miss Dimple and her fellow teachers are determined to find the killer. Although Prentice had recently broken up with her boyfriend, the most obvious suspect isn’t always the right one: Prentice may have been keeping some secrets, and a local woman claims to have witnessed the whole abduction, except she also believes she is Scarlett O’Hara, that Nazi spies are pursuing her, and she knows where the Confederate gold is buried. Figuring out what really happened to Prentice is sure to be a challenge….

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615-952-4752 Wednesday/Friday/Saturday 10:00-4:30

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