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Congratulations to the following winners in the Library’s Christmas book give-away: Kathie Blake, Mike Hinrichsen, Charlotta Simon, Mary Lofton, Mike Anhorn, Paul Bodtke and Caden Chisholm.

Bored? Cabin fever? Looking for something to beat the winter blahs? How about a puzzle? The library has several puzzles for checkout. Sizes range from 300 to 1000 pieces. So check one out and enjoy.

We have recently added several new books to the collection, including:

“Broken Places,” by T. Clark…former cop Cass Raines has found the world of private investigation a less stressful way to eke out a living in the Windy City. But when she stumbles across the dead body of a respected member of the community, it’s up to her to prove a murderer is on the loose.

“Visible Empire,” by H. Pittard…a novel, based on true events, of love, grief, race and wealth, when a chartered plane carrying home more than a hundred of Atlanta’s most prominent citizens from a European trip, crashes in Paris shortly after takeoff.

“The Death of Mrs. Westaway,” by R. Ware…Harriet Westaway receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance from her grandmother. But Harriet knows there’s been a mistake; her grandparents have been dead for more than twenty years.

“Big Little Love,” by K. Regan…a bighearted love story about a family for whom everything changed one night a decade ago, and the young boy who reunites them all.

“The Bookshop of Yesterdays,” by A. Meyerson…Miranda Brooks inherits a beloved book store and sets forth on a journey of self-discovery about family, forgiveness and the love of reading.

“Island of the Mad,” by L. King…Benji Winbury and Celeste Otis are the perfect couple, about to have a perfect wedding; until a shocking discovery reveals that nothing is ever as good as it seems.

“Number One Chinese Restaurant,” by L. Li…a multigenerational novel about the complicated lives and loves of people working in Rockville, Maryland’s favorite Chinese restaurant, the Beijing Duck House.

“How to Be Famous,” by C. Moran…as Johanna Morrigan skyrockets to fame as the author of a wildly popular magazine column, she begins to realize that with celebrity comes sacrifice, and hers may mean giving up the one person she was determined to keep.

“Stay Hidden,” by P. Doiron…a supposed hunting accident becomes a dangerously complicated murder investigation in this thriller featuring Maine game warden, Mike Bowditch. Also on audiobook.

“Caged,” by E. Cooper…FBI profiler Sayer Altair hunts a brilliant serial killer with a dangerous obsession.

“Believe Me,” by J.P. Delaney…a struggling actor, a Brit in America without a green card, Claire Wright needs work and money to survive. Then she gets both. But nothing like she expected.

“This Could Change Everything,” by J. Mansell…on the one hand, if Essie hadn’t written that letter then she’d still be living like a proper grown-up in a picture-perfect cottage. On the other hand, then she never would have met Zillah and Connor not to mention Lucas.

“A Gathering of Secrets,” by L. Castillo…when an historic Amish barn burns to the ground, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigate.

“When Life Gives You Lululemons,” by L. Weisberger…welcome to Greenwich, Connecticut, where the lawns and the women are perfectly manicured, and everyone has something to say about the infamous new neighbors.

“The Lost for Words Bookshop,” by S. Butland…someone knows about Loveday Cardew’s past and she can’t hide away any longer. She must decide whom around her she can trust. Can she find the courage to right a heart-breaking wrong?

Osage Public Library is open Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. You may contact us by phone (732-3323) or by e-mail at Visit our website for the latest news or like us on Facebook under Osage Library.

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