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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 • Posted May 6, 2009

Summer is a busy time at the M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library with Reading programs beginning Monday, June 8. Volunteers are needed to lead or help with a one week activity program for young children, help with the Read To Swim program, and to shelve children’s books. If you would like to help children have a fun experience at the library please call 325-347-5446 or come by 410 Post Hill.

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

Wear Your Life Well: Use What You Have to Get What You Want by Marilu Henner (646.7 HEN). Nonfiction.

The Help by Kathryn Stockett (F STO). Historical Fiction. “In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women—black and white, mothers and daughters—view one another.”

A Darker Domain by Val McDermid (F MCD). Mystery Fiction. “Detective Inspector Karen Pirie, newly appointed head of the Cold Case squad, has a hard time with desk work, so when a woman reports her father missing and last seen in 1984, Pirie can’t resist.”

Deadlock by Iris Johansen (F JOH). Suspense Fiction. “CIA and MI6 operative John Garret is called on a desperate mission to save Emily Hudson, an archeologist and the only survivor of a ruthless massacre.”

Be Yourself: Everyone Else is Already Taken by Mike Robbins (151.1 ROB). Nonfiction.

First Family by David Baldacci (F BAL Kin.4). Suspense Fiction. “A daring kidnapping turns a children’s birthday party at Camp David into a national security nightmare, pushing agents Sean King and Michelle Maxwell to their limits.”

Loitering With Intent: A Stone Barrington Novel by Stuart Woods (F WOO Sto.16).

Miss Julia Delivers the Goods by Ann B. Ross (F ROS Jul.10). Mystery Fiction.

Killer Cuts: A Dead-End Job Mystery by Elaine Viets (F VIE Dea.8). Mystery Fiction.

Don’t Look Twice by Andres Gross (F GRO Hau.2). Suspense Fiction. “After a drive-by shooting in Greenwich, Connecticut, nearly kills him, Hauck follows the trail to a sinister gambling scheme at an upstate casino and is caught in a deadly maze of cover-up and corruption.”


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.

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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