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Last chance for No-Limit Texas Hold’em! Play begins Saturday at the Niobrara County Fairgrounds at 11 a.m. If you haven’t signed up there may still be room for players call Tom Dooper, Liz Kaltenheuser or Debbie Sturman. Lunch, with homemade pies, will be available to spectators as well. Proceeds benefit the Niobrara County Library Foundation Endowment.

The Foundation is also beginning a raffle for a partially hand-stitched quilt and crocheted tablecloth. The squares are over 70 years old and were donated by Dorothy Keenan. Judy Hamaker and a several other volunteers sewed the squares together into a quilt. Children’s Librarian, Yvonne Jensen donated a handmade crocheted round tablecloth that she made. Raffle tickets are available at the library and from several people in the community and the raffle is planned for early fall. Proceeds
from this fundraiser will also benefit the endowment fund.

Each Thursday at 1 p.m. until school starts a film suitable for the entire family will be shown at the library. Check “At A Glance” in the Lusk Herald for the film this week or our website, for more detailed information about the film.

New books include “The Hard Way” by Lee Child, “Promise Me” by Harlan Coben, “Immediate Family” by Eileen Goudge, “Edge of Battle” by Dale Brown, “Second Sight” by Amanda Quick, “At Risk” by Patricia Cornwell, “We Are Their Heaven: Why the Dead Never Leave Us” by Allison DuBois, “Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home” by Nando Parrado and “Three Fat Chicks on a Diet:” by Suzanne Barnett.
“Public Enemies” by Gordon Korman and “Junie B., First Grader: Boo… and I Mean It” by Barbara Park.

Our youngest readers will be sure to like “Good Dog, Rover” by Sandford Hoffman and “Meow Ruff” by Joyce Sidman.

“Dragons!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, July 11 at 10 a.m. Storyhour is held each Tuesday for children that are 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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