Niobrara County News

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As we close out 2005 it is only fitting that we thank our many volunteers that work tirelessly to keep the library running as well as it does. Many thanks to the current Board of Trustee members, Lisa Pischel, Linda Decker, Carol Kilmer, Pat Bruch and Liz Kaltenheuser. The foundation board adds Leslie Hammond, Lynn Carlson, Idy Bramlet, Jeri Hineman, Keni Cundall and the Friends of the Library are governed by Karen Titchener, Mary Anne Foreman, Traci Bruegger, Joan Lenz, Jeanine Larson, Trisha Eaton and Hillary Kruse. We have volunteers who work here in the library as well as at home, thank you Judy Hamaker, Dorothy Keenan, Janice Hales, Anne Whitehead, Allen Hineman and Bud Allen in addition to several organizational members who also volunteer by typing obituaries and with data entry. Thank you all for your commitment.

The library will be closed Monday, January 2, 2006 for the New Year Holiday. We will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2006.

Winners of the Niobrara County Library Foundation’s Monday Night Football book are listed on the library’s website at
under Upcoming Events.

New books in the adult library include “What She Left For Me” by Tracie Peterson, “There’s Something About Christmas” by Debbie Macomber, “Master of the Dragon” by Margaret Weis,
“Hot Flash Holidays” by Nancy Thayer, “Mary, Mary” by James Patterson, “Driven From Within” by Michael Jordan, “Tao Te Ching” by Lao Tzu, “All Alone in the World” by Nell Bernstein, and “Light on Life: the Yoga Journey to Wholeness…” by B. K. S. Iyengar.

For the young adult, there is “The Foretelling” by Alice Hoffman and “Alosha” by Christopher Pike.

Our junior readers will enjoy “Shredderman: Attack of the Tagger” by Wendelin Van Draanen,
“Drift House: the First Voyage” by Dale Peck and “Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money” by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Our youngest readers will be sure to like “The Fairytale Cake” by Mark Sperring, “Milly and the Macy’s Parade” by Shane Covey and “Stone Soup” retold by Jon J. Muth.

“Run, Run, Gingerbread Man!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, January 3, 2006. 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!

Stop by and Visit Us Soon!