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Have you checked out the Genealogy portion of our website? If you get a chance be sure to take a look, this is a work in progress and we have a lot of data to collect yet. The obituaries that are currently indexed at the library are just about all entered and then we will begin gathering data that we don’t have, if you find that you have obituaries that are not in the database please send them to us, either by email, Debbie Sturman or to PO Box 510, Lusk, WY 82225. In our recent article, Anne Whitehead’s name was not included as a volunteer who has helped with this genealogy project. Without volunteers this project would not be where it is, thank you all!

The next film in the Snapshots of Society series will be “Stand and Deliver” and will be shown on Wednesday, March 28 at 6 p.m. This 1988 film will enthuse; starring Edward James Olmos and Lou Diamond Phillips it is the compelling true-life story of East Los Angeles calculus high school teacher Jaime Escalante (Olmos). Escalante surmounted overwhelming odds in his efforts to inspire and educate his students. All of his students went on to pass the Advance Placement Test in calculus. A meal will be served and discussion will include participants at the Wyoming Women’s Center, for more information call the library at 334-3490.

Recent new books include “Sisters” by Danielle Steel, “The Double Bind” by Chris Bohjalian, “Damage Control” by Robert Dugoni, “The Perfect Fake” by Barbara Parker, “Finn” by Jon Clinch, “The Watchman” by Robert Crais, “Classic Cars of Montana and Wyoming” by Duane Dumars, “Murder City : the Bloody History of Chicago in the Twenties” by Michael Lesy, “Jim Cramer’s Mad Money” by James L. Cramer, “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne and “The Breast Cancer Survival Manual” by John Link.

New music additions include: Katharine McPhee’s self-titled album, Sam Moore’s Overnight Sensational, Are Me by the Barenaked Ladies and D. J. Clue’s The Professinal 3.

Many new books are available in the Children’s Library, including a new set of joke books. Everything from pet jokes to transportation jokes is available. “Why can’t a bicycle stand up by itself????? Check it out at the library!

“Choo-Choo” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, March 20, 2007. Storyhour is held every Tuesday from 10 to 11 p.m. for children ages 3 through kindergarten throughout the year.

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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