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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 • Posted October 7, 2009

To provide more space and better light, the new books at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library have been relocated to the Cup & Chaucer area. The paperbacks have found a new home on the back wall.

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (F BRO Lan.3). Suspense Fiction. “Symbologist Robert Langdon returns in this new thriller follow-up to The Da Vinci Code.”

Spartan Gold by Clive Cussler (F CUS Far.1). Adventure Fiction. “Treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo are shocked to discover a bottle of a rare wine taken from Napoleon’s lost cellar. However, someone else is also searching for this treasure.”

The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood (F ATW). Science Fiction. “The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of the God’s Gardeners—a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion, as well as the preservation of all plant and animal life—has long predicted a natural disaster that will alter Earth as we know it. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life.”

The White Queen by Philippa Gregory (F GRE Cou.1). Biographical Fiction. “In this account of the wars of the Plantagenets, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, Elizabeth Woodville, catches the eye of the newly crowned boy king, marries him in secret and ascends to royalty.”


Library hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Story Time - Friday 10:00 am.

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:

David Scarth entertained the children at last Friday’s Story Time with books and songs. Story Time is held every Friday at 10:00 at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library.

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