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Harlem Library


March 20, 2019

Don't miss the next Learn at the Library program "How Gambling Affects Families" on Tuesday, March 26, 7 P.M. in the library meeting room. The guest speaker is Melanie Sorensen, Licensed Addiction Counselor Candidate for the State of Montana. Please join us for this important and informative program. Refreshments will be served.

The regular meeting of the library board of trustees will be Wednesday, March 27, 4:15 in the library meeting room.

During the month of March the library is once again holding its "Buy a Bag O'Books" sale. You can purchase a grocery sack of used books for only one dollar!

The Book Challenge for March is to read the first book in a trilogy. We have some titles set aside to help in your selection.

Carly invites you to join the online book club at

She will announce the new book today!

The Book Club (in person) meets on Mondays at 4 P.M. We are currently reading "Empty Mansions."

The library has purchased some new DVDs. The titles include "A Star is Born," "Black Panther," The Hate U Give," "The Wife," and "The Girl in the Spider's Web."

"The Only Woman in the Room" is a new novel by Marie Benedict. She possessed a stunning beauty and a stunning mind. She married an Austrian arms dealer and overheard The Third Reich's plan. She escaped to Hollywood and became Hedy Lamarr, the famous actress. But she was also secretly a scientist and her knowledge of the Nazis could help America fight the enemy.

Gregg Hurwitz is the author of "Out of the Dark." Evan Smoak, Orphan X, was raised and trained as part of the government's Orphan Program, an off-the-book assassins operation. But as an adult he used everything he learned to break from the program and reinvented himself to help others who are in desperate situations. Now someone at the very top of the government is trying to eliminate the Orphan Program and kill the remaining orphans.

"No Exit" is written by Taylor Adams. Darby Thorne is stranded in a highway rest stop waiting out a blizzard on her way home to see her dying mother. She must go outside for cell reception and makes a horrifying discovery. In the back of van is a little girl locked in a crate. Filled with terrifying twists and turns this thriller will have you on the edge of your seat.

Two new westerns are "Slate Creek: Journey to the White Clouds" by Wallace J. Swenson and "Double Wide" by Leo W. Banks.

Terry Gamble has written "The Eulogist." In this historical fiction novel set in Ohio in the decades leading up to the Civil War, readers follow the life of an Irish family as they go through "the immigrant experience, the injustice of slavery, and the debts human beings owe to one another."

"Here and Now and Then" is by Mike Chen. Kin Stewart lives in suburban San Francisco working in IT, working to keep a spark in his marriage, and trying to connect with his teenage daughter. But he has kept his hidden past secret from everyone around him. In his previous career he was time-traveling secret agent from 2142. He has been stranded in San Francisco since the 1990's and now his 'rescue' team arrives eighteen years too late.

Summer Reading will be here in a few months. This year's theme is "A Universe of Stories." If you would like to help out there a several new children's titles we would like to purchase for the summer programming. Stop by or call the library if you are interested in purchasing one or more of these books.


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