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July 18th marks the ending of the 2007 Summer Reading Program, over 25 children participated in this 6 week program and created lots of fun crafts and read a lot of good books. Summer reading continues however, throughout the summer with our Hey Kids! Program; stop in to find out more.

In “The Last Mimzy” which will be shown at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 19 two ordinary siblings begin to develop extraordinary talents after they find a mysterious box of toys. This film is rated PG and is 90 minutes.

A new suspense book for adults is “The Overlook” by Michael Connelly. In his first case since he left the LAPD’s Open Unsolved Unit for the Homicide Special Squad, Harry Bosch is called out to investigate a murder that may have chilling consequences for National Security. Other new titles are “Spare Change” by Robert B. Parker, “City of Fire” by Robert Ellis, “The Fourth Order” by Stephen Frey and “The Shadowmancer Returns: the Curse of Salamander Street” by G. P. Taylor.

New non-fiction books include “Einstein: His Life and Universe” by Walter Isaacson, “Unbuilding: Salvaging the Architectural Treasures of Unwanted Homes” by Bob Falk, “Stealing Your Life: the Ultimate Identity Theft Prevention Plan” by Franklin W. Abagnale and “Talent is Never Enough: Discover the Choices That Will Take You Beyond Your Talent” by John C. Maxwell.

New titles for our young adults are “Dangerously Alice” by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor and “The Mother-Daughter Book Club” by Heather Vogel Frederick.

New books in the Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library include these junior titles “The Curse of the Bologna Sandwich” by Greg Trine, “The Rock ‘N’ Roll Mystery” by Gertrude Chandler Warner and “The Singing Suspects” by Carolyn Keene.

New easy titles are “Blue’s Bad Dream” by Sarah Albee, “The Farm Team” by Linda Bailey and “Cock-a-Doodle Quack! Quack!” by Ivor Baddiel.

“Friendship” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 and Thursday, July 26, 2007. Storyhour is now held every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 to 11 p.m. for children ages 3 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!

After 24 years we are able to begin binding The Lusk Herald newspapers again, we are missing some issues in the time period of 1984 through 2004, if you happen to have any issues in this range and would consider donating them please stop by.

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