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Published: Friday, May 17, 2013 9:44 a.m. CDT

The following are new titles and events at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; closed Sundays. Gibson Memorial Library is on Facebook and has wireless service.

New Books

“Best American Short Stories” Tom Perrotta; “Reconstructing Amelia” Kimberly McCreight; “Sweet Tea Revenge” Laura Childs; “Time of Change” Aim E. Thurlo; “Unintended Consequences” Stuart Woods; “Week Before the Wedding” Beth Kendrick; “Babylon Rising” Tim LaHaye; “Abide with Me” Sabin Willett; “American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History” Chris Kyle; “Apple Orchard” Susan Wiggs; “Because I Said So: The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales, and Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids” Ken Jennings; “Bloodfire Quest: The Dark Legacy of Shannara” Terry Brooks; “Blossom Sisters” Fern Michaels; “Boyfriend” Thomas Perry; “Breaking Point” C.J. Box; “Burgess Boys” Elizabeth Strout; “Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story” Carol Burnett; “Change Your Words, Change Your Life” Joyce Meyer; “Coolidge” Amity Shlaes; “Damascus Countdown” Joel C. Rosenberg; “Dance” Dan Walsh; “Daybreak: Days of Redemption” Shelley Shepard Gray; “Delicate Truth” John Le Carre; “Easter Bunny Murder” Leslie Meier; ”Edge of the Earth” Christina Schwarz; “Evidence of Life” Barbara Taylor Sissel; “Famous and the Dead” T. Jefferson Parker; “Fly Away” Kristin Hannah; “Four-Legged Miracles: Heartwarming Tales of Lost Dogs’ Journeys Home” Brad Steiger; “Gate Thief” Orson Scott Card; “Heart in Hand” Barbara Cameron; “Hellhole Awakening” Brian Wiseman; “Icecutter’s Daughter” Tracie Peterson; “Jaguar: A Charlie Hood Novel” T. Jefferson Parker; “Katie’s Journey to Love” Jerry S. Eicher; “Last Threshold” R.A. Salvatore; “Life After Life” Kate Atkinson; “Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World” Phillip McGraw; “Lighthouse Bay (Original)” Kimberly Freeman; “Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, a Small Town, and the Secret of a Good Life” Rod Dreher; “Living with Honor” Salvatore Giunta; “Lover at Last” J.R. Ward; “Magician’s End: Book Three of the Chaoswar Saga” Raymond E. Feist; “Making Good Habits; Breaking Bad Habits” Joyce Meyer; “Mom & Me & Mom” Angelou Maya; “Mystery Woman” Amanda Quick; “Night Moves” Randy Wayne White; “Obituary Writer” Ann Hood; “One Glorious Ambition: The Compassionate Crusade of Dorothea Dix, a Novel” Jane Kirkpatrick; “Orphan Train: Novel” Christina Baker Kline; “Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court” Sandra Day O’Connor.“Pirate Alley” Stephen Coonts; “Red Velvet Cupcake Murder” Joan Flunke; “Sand Castle Bay” Sherryl Woods; “Secrets from the Past” Barbara Taylor Bradford; “Sidney Sheldon’s the Tides of Memory” Sidney Sheldon; “Sleight of Hand” Phillip Margolin; “Slim for Life: My Insider Secrets to Simple, Fast, and Lasting Weight Loss” Jillian Michaels; “Smart One” Jennifer Close; “Step of Faith” Richard Paul Evans; “Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat” Edward Kelsey Moore; “Swept Away” Mary Connealy; “Taking Eve” Iris Johansen; “There Was an Old Woman” Hallie Ephron; “Timber Creek” Veronica Wolff; “Tin Horse” Janice Steinberg; “Truth Stained Lives” Terri Blackstock; “Unsinkable: A Memoir” Debbie Reynolds; “Wedding Night” Sophie Kinsella; “Westward Hearts” Melody Carlson; “When Jesus Wept” Bodie Thoene; “When She Was Gone (Original)” Gwendolen Gross; “Wind Chime Point” Sherryl Woods; “Winnowing Season” Cindy Woodsmall; “Wishing on Willows” Katie Ganshert; “Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald” Therese Ann Fowler; “Devil at My Heels: A Heroic Olympian’s Astonishing Story of Survival as a Japanese POW in World War II” Louis Zamperini; “Deeply Odd: An Odd Thomas Novel” Dean R. Koontz; “Sleeping in Eden (Original)” Nicole Baart; “Family Handyman Whole House Repair Guide” editors of Family Handyman.

Closed for Holiday

The library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day May 27.

Self-Defense Program

All ages are welcome to the self-defense program scheduled for May 29. The program will be offered at 3 p.m. and hosted by Seth Campbell.

Summer Reading Programs

The library summer reading programs will begin May 30 and continue through July 26. The program for children birth to fifth grade is titled, “Dig into Reading”; grades six through 12 is “Beneath the Surface”; and for adults, “Groundbreaking Reads.” More information will be offered at the library.

Summer Research

The genealogy room is open for your family tree research.

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