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Wednesday, February 24, 2010 • Posted February 24, 2010

The Friends of the Library are hosting an Open House to show appreciation for all the library patrons and volunteers and also to show off the library’s recently spruced up walls and floor. The Open House is today at the library from 10:30 – 5:30. Come see the "new" library and enjoy some tasty goodies.


Shadow Tag

Ordinary Thunderstorms

The Brick Layer

Secrets of Eden

Murder at Longbourn

Noah’s Compass

Hollywood Moon



Story Time is held at 10:00 Fridays at the Library Stribling Room.

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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by Noah Boyd (F BOY). Suspense Fiction. "Vail has resigned himself to his dismissal and is content with his life as a bricklayer. But the FBI … needs help with a shadowy group that has initiated a brilliant extortion plot."
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