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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 • Posted July 16, 2008

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

Hit and Run by Lawrence Block (F BLO Kel.4). Mystery Fiction. “Framed for a high-profile murder that he did not commit, contract hit man John Keller flees for his life and becomes increasingly suspicious about his handler’s ominous unresponsiveness.”

Web of Destiny by Al & Joanna Lacy (LTE F LAC Kan.2). Historical Fiction “After losing one brother at the Alamo, the three remaining Kane brothers decide to follow General Sam Houston in his fight against Mexican General Santa Anna for the independence of Texas, relying on their Christian faith for strength and courage.”

The Last Patriot by Brad Thor (F THO Har.7). Suspense Fiction. “Navy SEAL-turned-covert Homeland Security operative Scot Harvath is called into action to uncover an ancient secret that could end the war on terrorism.”

Death Angel by Linda Howard (F HOW). Suspense Fiction. “Meeting a dire end after double-crossing her lover, a ruthless crime lord, the cynical, amoral, and manipulative Drea returns to life a changed woman and joins forces with the FBI to become a guardian of the defenseless and the lover of an enigmatic stranger.”

The Last Oracle by James Rollins (F ROL Sig.5). Suspense Fiction. “Having discovered a way to manipulate and enhance autistic savants as part of a plan to bio-engineer the world’s next great prophet, a rogue group of Cold War scientists triggers an unexpectedly dangerous side effect in its young patients.”


The Summer Activity Program for children who have completed Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade will be July 21-July 25 from 1:30-2:30. Registration for this free program is at the library. There is no deadline to register.

An open house sponsored by the Friends of the Library will be held Thursday, July 24 from 2:30-5:30.

The Read To Swim program continues. Students can read at the library for 1 hour and get a coupon for a free pass to the pool or a Dairy Queen ice cream cone.

Story Time is taking a Summer vacation and will be back in the Fall.

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

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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