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Monday, October 1 “Mississippi Masala” will be shown as part of the Wyoming Council for the Humanities Border Lines film series. This film and a light meal will begin at 6 p.m. and stars Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury as a pair of star-crossed lovers. He is African American, she is an Indian immigrant born and raised in Uganda. Deane Tucker, professor at Chadron State College will be on hand to facilitate the library discussion. Discussion will also include participants at the Wyoming Women’s Center facilitated by Cristina Colling of Colling Consulting.

If you haven’t picked up your copy of “My Antonia” there are still copies available. The film, “Willa Cather: the Road is All” will be shown on Wednesday, October 17 at 6:30 at the library.

J. A. Jance’s newest thriller, “Justice Denied” is in and a great read. The investigation of LaShawn Tompkin’s murder seemed straightforward enough; after being released from death row, the ex-drug dealer was gunned down in his old neighborhood. Another case of turf warfare…or was it? Other new fiction includes “What Matters Most” by Luanne Rice, “The Devil’s Labyrinth” by John Saul, “The Water’s Lovely” by Ruth Rendell, “Meet Me in Venice” by Elizabeth Adler and “The Cursed” by L. A. Banks.

New non-fiction books are “The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression” by Amity Shlaes, “Quiet Strength: A Memoir” by Tony Dungy and “The Energy Healing Experiments:” by Gary E. Schwartz.

Some new titles for the young adults are “Disenchanted Princess” by Julie Linker and “Ask Hayley: Real Answers for Today’s Teens” by Hayley Dimarco.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “Riverboat Ruse” by Carolyn Keene, “Barfing in the Backseat: How I Survived My Family Road Trip” by Henry Winkler, “Ivy and Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go” by Annie Barrows and “The Phantom Muddler” by Darrel Odgers. New easy titles are “Dooby, Dooby, Moo” by Doreen Cronin, “Guji Guji” by Chih-Yuan Chen, “Happy Birthday Chimp and Zee” by Catherine Anholt and “I Love It When You Smile” by Sam Bratney.

“Whooo? Whooo?” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 and Thursday, October 4, 2007. Storyhour is 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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