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From the Librarian's Shelf
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 • Posted April 27, 2011

Good news! You "Kindle-folk" have something to look forward to! Do you want to check out e-Books from the library and read them on your Kindle? Well, Amazon has announced that it will be possible later this year. Amazon has not given a specific launch date, but Jay Marine, Amazon’s director for the Kindle, has stated (in a recent article),"We’re excited that millions of Kindle customers will be able to borrow Kindle books from their local libraries." So, all you "Kindle-folk" will soon be able to join us "Nook-folk" and "Sony Reader-folk" in taking advantage of our new e-Book collection. Go to our website http://bcls,, click on the Overdrive icon, and check out our new digital collections.

NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from the publishers’ summaries)


The Fighter

The Black Swan


The Chronicle of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The King’s Speech

H.R. Pufnstuf: The Complete Series


The complete Guide to Growing Vegetables, Flowers, Fruits, and herbs from Containers by

"This book will provide every potential container gardener with the necessary steps and resources needed to grow their very own crops in any condition. An introduction to companion planting will outline the advantages of planting certain plants together and how they can help your entire container garden."

West of here

"Just as explorer James Mather sets out to conquer the Olympic wilderness, a failed accountant by the name of Ethan Thornburgh has arrived in Port Bonita to reclaim the woman he loves and start a family. However, Eva Lambert, a self-styled new woman and aspiring journalist, has different plans."

Guns Across the Rio: A Texas Ranger in Old Mexico

"When Mexican bandits surge across the Rio Grande, a small band of Texas Rangers is all that stands in their way. Ranger Nacho Ybarra carries the fight back into Mexico and confronts Pancho Villa, leader of the Mexican Revolution."


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: http://bcls.tsl.state.tx

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by Dac Crossley (F CRO)
by Janathan Evison (F EVI)
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