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Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014 4:30 am

Patrons visiting the library can view art by students from Iduma and Eastern Hills elementary schools, and Harker Heights High School throughout the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library.

A book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Harker Heights Public Library is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26. The sale will include teaching materials as well as books, audio books, CDs and DVDs.

“It’s a treasure hunt for people who love books,” said Kathe Kitchens, library clerk.

Earth Day is Tuesday and National Arbor Day is Friday. In honor of Arbor Day, the library will celebrate with a special storytime and a tree planting on the grounds of the library at 6 p.m. during Thursday’s Family Fun Night.

Next in the reading lineup for the Harker Heights Library Book Club is “The Rosie Project,” by Graeme Simsion.

The club meets at 6 p.m. May 15 to discuss it.

“Last month was fantastic,” Kitchens said. “I cannot wait to hear what others have to say (about ‘Gone Girl’).”

Easter was celebrated all week long with Easter egg hunts during story times on Wednesday and Thursday, and egg-related science fun during Family Fun Night.

New e-books include: “Mostly Harmless,” by Douglas Adams; and “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man,” by James Joyce; and “Possession,” by A. S. Byatt.

New audio CD’s include: “Saucer: Savage Planet,” by Stephen Coonts; “Trouble in Mind: The Collected Stories,” by Jeffrey Deaver; and The Way of All Fish,” by Martha Grimes.

New books include: “A Medal for Leroy,” by Michael Morpurgo; “Invasion of the Ufonuts,” by Laurie Keller; and “NYPD Red 2,” by James Patterson.

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