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The Niobrara County Library Foundation will draw raffle tickets on Friday, September 22. The drawing is for a handmade quilt with squares donated by Dorothy Keenan and completed by Judy Hamaker and other volunteers. The quilt is considered an Ohio star pattern and the stars were completed over 70 years ago. Children’s Librarian, Yvonne Jensen created and donated a crocheted pineapple pattern tablecloth that will also be raffled. Both of these items are on display at the library, if you haven’t gotten your ticket and would like an opportunity to win, stop by.

Monday, September 25 at 6 p.m. the library will host the second of four “Faces of Family” films. A free meal, a film and discussion is on tap for the evening. “A Home of Our Own” starring Kathy Bates portrays Bates as a single mother who comes to appreciate the value of community as she builds her family a home in Idaho. Participants at the Wyoming Women’s Center will take part in the discussion via an audio connection.

Free, downloadable eAudiobooks are also a new feature at your library. You can download eAudiobooks to your PC or to a portable device. Go to and check this new feature out. There are over 1200 titles currently available, including languages so take a minute and look it over. New titles are scheduled to be added on a regular basis.

New books include “Relentless” by Robin Parrish, “Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven” by Fannie Flagg, “Phantom” by Terry Goodkind, “Espresso Tales” by Alexander McCall Smith, “Deal Breaker” by Harlan Coben, “The Power Broker” by Stephen Frey, “The Sundance Kid : An Unauthorized Biography of Robert Redford” by Lawrence J. Quirk, “Three Deep Breaths: Finding Power and Purpose in a Stressed-out World “ by Thomas Crum and “Six Minutes to Freedom: How a Band of Heroes Defiled a Dictator and Helped Free a Nation” by Kurt Muse.

New books for the young adult include “Son of the Mob” by Gordon Korman.

Junior readers will enjoy “Voyagers of the Silver Sand” by Tony Abott, “Vidia and the Fairy Crown” by Laura Driscoll and “No Messin’ with My Lesson” by Nancy Krulick.

Our youngest readers will be sure to like “A Bug-A-Boo Day Play” and “All Pupa’ed Out” by David Kirk.

“Popcorn Fun” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, September 26 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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