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The Border Lines film series wraps up on October 8 with Smoke Signals (1998, PG-13), based on a short story by acclaimed American Indian writer Sherman Alexie. As they journey away from their Idaho reservation, two friends find themselves crossing the borders between the Indian and non-Indian worlds and between the claims of memory, storytelling, and emotional truth. A light meal and the movie begin at 6 p.m., followed by discussion facilitated by Deane Tucker, who is an instructor at Chadron State College. Discussion will also include participants at the Wyoming Women’s Center facilitated by Cristina Colling of Colling Consulting.

The second The Big Read: Wyoming reads My Antonia program at the library will be on Wednesday, October 17 with the showing of the film, “Willa Cather” the Road Is All.” The film begins at 6:30 p.m. and Chadron State College professors, Deane Tucker, Associate Professor of Humanites and Dr. Matt Evertson, Associate Professor of English will be available for discussion. If you haven’t picked up “My Antonia” yet there are still copies available.

A new fiction book for adults is “The Way Life Should Be” by Christina Baker Kline. Angela Russo, who is 33 years old and single, clicks on a dating website and finds herself corresponding with a 35 year-old sailing instructor in Maine and impulsively decides to move there. Other new fiction books include “Critical” by Robin Cook, “The Crime Writer” by Gregg Hurwitz, “Third Watch” by Anne McCaffrey and “Dockside” by Susan Wiggs.

New adult non-fiction books are “Ike: An American Hero” by Michael Korde, “Left for Dead” by Nick Ward and “Her Way: the Hopes and Ambitions of Hilary Rodham Clinton” by Jeff Gerth.

A new title for the young adults is “Night of the Howling Dogs” by Graham Salisbury.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books available “Edward’s Eyes” by Patricia MacLachlan, “The Salamander’s Spell: A Prequel to the Tales of the Frog Princess” by E. D. Baker and “Pure Dead Frozen” by Debi Gliori. New picture books include “AA is for Aardvark” by Mark Shulman, “17 Things I’m Not Allowed to Do Anymore” by Jenny Offill, “If You See a Kitten” by John Butler and “Monkey About with Chimp and Zee” by Catherine Anholt.

“Fire Safety” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 and Thursday, October 11, 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 1995, if you happen to have any issues in this range and would consider donating them please stop by.

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