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Wednesday, January 30, 2013 • Posted January 30, 2013

We recently have had several folks come in to get tax forms; regrettably, we’ve been notified that we will not be receiving a tax form book this year. To get particular forms, you’ll have to go online. If you don’t have a computer at home, you can come use ours for free and print out the forms you need for $.15 a page.


Snake Eyes

World Trade Center


The Other Guys

The Recruit

The Usual Suspects

Edge of Darkness

Flags of Our Fathers

The Bounty Hunter

The A-Team

Eat, Pray, Love

Lethal Weapon 1,2,3,4

Grumpy Old Men

The Ultimate Gift

Leave It to Beaver

How the Universe Works


Tracking the Texas Rangers: The Nineteenth Century Bruce A. Glasrud, ed.

Still the Arena of Civil War: Violence and Turmoil in Reconstruction Texas 1865-1874 Kenneth W. Howell, ed.


En El Tiempo de las Mariposas by Julia Alvarez

La Guia Completa Sobre Plomeria


Private Berlin by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (F PAT Pri.3)

“Chris Schneider is a superstar agent. When he suddenly disappears, he becomes Private Berlin’s most urgent investigation yet.”

Enemy of Mine by Brad Taylor (F TAY Log.3)

“The Taskforce—a clandestine team operating outside of U.S. law to protect the country from terrorism—gets wind of an assassination attempt on the American envoy sent to solidify a treaty between Israel and Palestine.”

The Drowning House by Elizabeth Black (F BLA)

“A gripping suspense story about photographer Clare Porterfield who returns to Galveston, Texas after a personal tragedy. She soon finds herself drawn into a century-old mystery involving Stella Carraday who, according to local legend, drowned in her family’s house during the Great Hurricane of 1900, hanged by her long hair from a chandelier.”

Heft by Liz Moore (F MOO)

“Arthur Opp weighs 550 pounds and hasn’t left his home in a decade. Seventeen-year-old Kel Keller is a poor kid in a rich school and pins his hopes on what seems like a promising baseball career. Charlene, Kel’s mother and a former student of Arthur’s, makes a plea for his help and shatters his isolation.”

The Fifth Assassin by Brad Meltzer (F MEL)

“From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, there have been more than two dozen assassination attempts on the President. Four have been successful. But now, Beecher White discovers a killer in Washington, D.C., who’s meticulously re-creating the crimes of these four men.”

The Coyote Tracker by Larry D. Sweazy (WF SWE Wol.5)

“Texas Ranger Josiah Wolfe finds his best friend in jail and wrongly accused of murder. A strangely familiar horse and a mysterious code are the only clues he has to save his friend from execution.”

The Husband List by Janet Evanovich (F EVA)

“Caroline Maxwell is an heiress who would like nothing more than to join her brother and his friend on their adventures. But she is stuck at home, frightening off the list of men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage.”

The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen (F ADL)

“The first installment of Adler-Olsen’s international bestselling Department Q series, features the deeply flawed chief detective Carl Mørck. With a stack of Copenhagen’s coldest cases to keep him company, Carl has been put out to pasture.”

All Things New by Lynn Austin (F AUS)

“The war is over. The South has lost, and Josephine Weatherly soon realizes that her home and land are but a shell of their previous grandeur. Her life is now a matter of daily survival.”

Honor and Trust by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller (F PET Bri.3)

“It’s 1913, and the prestigious Bridal Veil Island resort mixes the beautiful natural seashore with the grandes luxuries. But there is a thief on the island, and everyone is suspect.”

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