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Registration will begin Tuesday, August 30 for the fall session of Afterschool programs for first through fifth grades. The program begins September 6th for first and second grade children and September 8th for third, fourth and fifth graders and will continue through the last week of October. If your child is participating in the “Lights in Lusk” after school program talk to Mrs. Ravndal about attending and registering for the library program. Call the library at 334-3490 for more details.

Wednesday, August 31 the independent film, “Le Grand Voyage” will be shown at the library at 6:30 p.m. A few weeks before his college entrance exams, Reda (Nicholas Cazale), a young man who lives in the south of France, finds himself obligated to drive his father to Mecca. The wide cultural and generational gap between the two is worsened by their lack of communication. Reda finds it hard to accommodate his father, who demands respect for himself and his pilgrimage. From France, through Italy, Serbia, Turkey, Syria, Jordan to Saudia Arabia, the two embark on a road trip that will change their lives. This film is from France and Morocco in Arabic and French with English subtitles. For more information call the library at 334-3490.

Friday, September 9 the library will host Nancy Curtis of High Plains Press for a Brown Bag Lunch Program. Nancy will discuss print publishing as well as some of her recently published historical books. Plan now to attend.

New books in the adult library include “The Historian” by Elizabeth Kostova, “The Woman in the Wilderness” by Jonathan D. Scott, “Eleven on Top” by Janet Evanovich, “Cross Bones” by Kathy Reichs, “The Light Years Beneath My Feet” by Alan Dean Foster, “High Country Bride” by Linda Lael Miller, “Hitler’s Peace” by Philip Kerr, “On Grief and Grieving” by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, “Getting Lucky” by Susan Morino and “The Grand Tour” by Ron Miller.

For the young adult, there is “Hangman’s Curse” by Frank Peretti.

Our junior readers will enjoy “Chasing Vermeer” by Blue Balliett, “No Dogs Allowed” by Bill Wallace, and “Million Dollar Goal” by Dan Gutman.

Our younger readers will enjoy “Happy Birthday, Jo-Jo!” by Pippa Goodheart and “Shout, Show and Tell” by Kate Agnew.

“ABC’s” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, August 30, 2005. Storyhour is held every Tuesday throughout the year for children ages three through kindergarten.

334-3274 is the Dial-A-Story number. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the

Library. Dial in and hear an exciting story today!

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