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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 • Posted October 22, 2008

In these challenging economic times there is still a fantastic deal to be had and it’s as close as your public library. Imagine - all these offerings at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library are free! Over 16,000 titles to check out, high-speed and wireless internet access, Story Time for children, Live Homework Help, and TexShare Databases. If you don’t have a library card yet, you’ve guessed it - they are free for any Texas resident. So come by the library at 410 Post Hill and take advantage of the best bargain in town!

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly (F CON Bos.14). Mystery Fiction. “Hoping to revitalize his career when he inherits a high-profile defense case after a fellow lawyer is murdered, Mickey Haller discovers that he may be the next target and reluctantly teams up with LAPD detective Harry Bosch to find the killer.”

Time of My Life by Allison Winn Scotch (F SCO). Psychological Fiction. “Despite her perfect life in the suburbs with a loving husband and baby, Jillian Westfield wonders about the life she has left behind, and gets the chance to find out what might have happened when she wakes up one morning in the middle of her life as it was seven years ago.”

Grace by Richard Paul Evans (F EVA). Christmas Story. “Presents an inspirational tale of hope, love, and faith set during the holiday season of 1962, as portrayed in the lost innocence of a young girl running away from her abusive stepfather and a boy determined to protect her.”

Wesley the Owl by Stacey O’Brien (598.9 OBR). Nonfiction. “Chronicles the author’s rescue of an abandoned barn owlet, from her efforts to resuscitate and raise the young owl through their nineteen years together...”


Story Time is at the library Friday at 10:00.

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

Live Homework Help for K-Adult is available through the Library’s web site. Instead of a Library Card #, type mbeckert.

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:

Children from Head Start and Steady Steps had a great time last week at Story Time. Judye Oden lead them in a fun project that focused on their sense of hearing. Story Time is held at the library every Friday at 10:00 a.m.

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