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Thursday, March 26, 2009 • Posted March 26, 2009

The library will be having Children’s and Teen’s Summer programs in June. If you are interested in helping with either of these programs, please call the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library at 325-347-5446.

Story Time will start again this Friday at 10:00.

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

Frozen River (DVD MP FRO).

The Duchess (DVD MP DUC).

Mamma Mia! (DVD MP MAM).

The Secret Life of Bees (DVD MP SEC).

Changeling (DVD MP CHA).

VickyCristina Barcelona (DVD MP VIC).

The Visitor (DVD MP VIS).

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (DVD MP MAD).

High School Musical 3 (DVD MP HIG 3).

The Return of Depression Economics by Paul Krugman (330.9 KRU). Nonfiction. “Our newest Nobel Prize-winning economist shows how today’s crisis parallels the events that caused the Great Depression and explains what it will take to avoid catastrophe.”

Forever Princess by Meg Cabot (YA CAB Pri.10). Young Adult Fiction. “Although she has recently completed a 400-page romance novel, Princess Mia, in her last month of high school, has yet to pick a college, find a prom dress, or decide if her boyfriend J. P. is really The One.”

Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve (YA REE). Young Adult Fiction. “When her village is attacked and burned, Gwyna seeks protection from the bard Myrddin, who uses Gwyna in his plan to transform young Arthur into the heroic King Arthur.”

Execution Dock by Anne Perry (F PER Mon.16). Mystery Fiction. The next in the William Monk series.

True Detectives by Jonathan Kellerman (F KEL). Mystery Fiction. “Psychologist Alex Delaware joins forces with brothers Moe Reed and Aaron Fox as they seek to uncover secrets in high places that could explain the fate of an outwardly innocent young woman.”


Library hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday - Friday.

Story Time is held most Friday’s at 10:00 at the library.

Live Homework Help for K-Adult is available through the Library’s web site. Instead of a Library Card #, type mbeckert. Live Homework Help is available every day of the year except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Easter Day.

Library Information - Location: 410 Post Hill; Phone: 325-347-5446; Fax: 325-347-6562; Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1785, Mason, TX 76856; E-mail:; Web Site:

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