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Monday, September 17 marks the beginning of the BIG READ! Several Wyoming libraries are participating in this National Endowment for the Arts program. You can pick up catch, read and release copies of the book “My Antonia” by Willa Cather at the library beginning on the 17th. Also on that day, the Willa Cather Material Cultural Exhibit will be on display for two weeks. Wednesday, September 26 Lynne Swanson will be at the library to present a Living History program on Willa Cather at 6:30 p.m. More activities are planned in October!

“Lonestar” will be shown on Monday, September 17 as part of the Border Lines film series. When Sheriff Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) investigates a 30-year-old murder, he uncovers secrets that challenge the borders between fact and truth, love and enmity and the town’s Anglo minority and Hispanic majority. The meal and movie both start at 6 p.m., followed by discussion facilitated by Deane Tucker, an instructor at Chadron State College. Discussion will also include participants at the Wyoming Women’s Center facilitated by Cristina Colling.

With a deadly new enemy dogging his steps, Grant Borrows realizes that the world’s only hope may come from unraveling the truth about himself once and for all. But what he comes face-to-face with leaves even this most powerful of men shaking with fear in “Fearless” by Robin Parrish. Other new titles include “The Dead River” by John Twelve Hawks, “Dragons of the Highlord Skies” by Margaret Weis, “A Wanted Man” by Linda Lael Miller, “Miss Kate Rosewood” by Michael Phillips and “Most Likely to Die” by Lisa Jackson.

New non-fiction includes “Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War” by Edwards C. Bearss, “The Eve Factor: Strengthening the Male-Female Relationship” by Steve B. Walters and “Young at Heart: Aging Gracefully with Attitude” by Anne Snowden Crosman.

“Skin Hunger” by Kathleen Duey is new for young adults.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new books, “Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam” by Cynthia Kadohata, “Room One: a Mystery or Two” by Andrew Clements, “Eggs” by Jerry Spinelli and “Blown Away” by Joan Hiatt Harlow. New picture books are “Brand-New Pencils, Brand-New Books” by Diana DeGroat, “Veggies, Smeggies” by Dean Moore, “Joy is the Greatest Gift” by Lisa Rey Marks and “Amelia Bedelia’s Masterpiece” by Herman Parish.

“Mice” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, September 18, 2007 and Thursday, September 20, 2007. Storyhour is now held every Tuesday and/or Thursday from 10 to 11 a.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 1998, if you happen to have any issues in this range and would consider donating them please stop by.

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