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Holiday Hours!

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Smyth County Public Library will be closed on Saturday, December  30 and Monday, January 1 for the New Year holiday.  We encourage you to make a resolution to support your local library in every way you can during 2018!

 

 

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DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Image Comics, and Dark Horse Comics are a few of the companies that have employed the talented American artist Aaron Lopresti.  His creative skills have graced publications like Detective Comics, Justice League International, Legion of Super Heroes, Wonder Woman, Uncanny X-men, Amazing Spider-Man, and Ms. Marvel.  He was kind enough to name a few of his own favorite books for our library and we appreciate his help.  Aaron’s list included:  The Frankenstein Diaries, Dinotopia by James Gurney, and the Mars and Pelucidar books by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Shown below is a cover he created for the best selling series Future Quest.

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Even during the busy Christmas season, you should be like the Little Mermaid and make Smyth County Public Library a part of your world.  You’ll find books to help you with everything from party planning and decorating to exploring the origins of classic carols and traditions.  We appreciate the support from Lauren Weeks of http://www.charmingprincessparties.com and we wish everyone a Merry Christmas from under the sea or under the mistletoe!

 

 

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The Friends of the Saltville Public  Library will hold a Christmas Open House on December 14, 2017 from 4:00-5:30. Refreshments will be provided, each child will receive a Christmas book, and a door prize will be given away. Everyone is welcome!

 

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The Friends of the Saltville Public Library will hold a Christmas Open House from 4:00-5:30 on December 14, 2017. Refreshments will be provided, each child will receive a Christmas book, and there will be a door prize! Everyone is welcome!

 

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New Books @ Marion!

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THE KISSING HAND by AUDREY PENN 

ODD COUPLES  by MIRJA WINKELMAN 

SISTERS FIRST  by  JENNA BUSH HAGA and BARBAR PIERCE BUSH 

THE DEMON CROWN  by JAMES ROLLINS 

WHISPER: HOW TO HEAR THE VOICE OF GOD BY MARK BATT6ERSON 

THE GLASS CASTLE by JEANETTE WALLS 

A WAR IN CRIMSON EMBERS  BY ALEX MARSHALL 

PENN 33  by ROSLUND & HELLSTROM 

INSIDIOUS INTENT  by VAL McDERMID 

ENCHANTRESS OF NUMBERS by JENNIFER CHIAVERINI 

SLUGFEST  by REED TUCKER 

BEAU DEATH by PETER LOVESEY 

THE SHORT SISTER by LUCINDA RILEY 

THE SEVEN SISTERS  by LUCINDA RILEY 

PROMISE ME DAD  by JOE BIDEN 

YEAR ONE by NORA ROBERTS 

THE WATER WILL COME  by JEFF GOODELL 

DEATH IN THE AIR by KATE WINKLER DAWSON 

THE PLOT IS MURDER by V M BURNS 

HER AMISH CHRISTMAS SWEETHEART byREBECCA KERTZ 

 

 

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Actress Emma Roberts may be best known for her work in “American Horror Story”, “Scream Queens”, “Nancy Drew”, and “Unfabulous” but the talented lady is also an avid reader and history buff. One of her current favorite books is November 22, 1963 by Adam Braver which explores the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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