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If you weren’t able to make one of the two book discussions of “My Antonia” on Wednesday, the 24th there will be a final discussion of the book in November. Randy Rose will facilitate this discussion. Rose has studied history (as well as music) and has a great appreciation for Cather’s works. Join Randy in this final book discussion of the The Big Read: Wyoming reads My Antonia series at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14.

Friday, November 16 the library will host Chris Schneider for a book signing. Schneider will be the speaker at the Chamber of Commerce banquet on Saturday, November 17. “Starting Your Career in Broadcasting” will be available at the library for purchase from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Watch for more information!

A new fiction book for adults is “Mad Dash” by Patricia Gaffney. When Dash Bateman, who recently lost her mother and sent her daughter off to college, has a fight with her husband over a stray dog that appears on their door step, she takes the dog and flees to an isolated cabin to reinvent her life. Other new titles include “The Elves of Cintra” by Terry Brooks, “Act of Nature” by Jonathan King, “Deliver Me From Evil” by Mary Monroe, “Force of Nature” by Suzanne Brockmann and “Star Burst” by Robin Pilcher.

New adult non-fiction books are “Hard Call: Great Decisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them” by John McCain, “In An Instant: A Family’s Journey of Love and Healing” by Lee Woodruff and “It’s all About Him: Finding the Love of My Life” by Denise Jackson.

A new title for the young adults is “A Field Guide to High School” by Marissa Walsh.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “Love, Stargirl” by Jerry Spinelli, “The Orchard Thief” by Carolyn Keene, “Muddle Earth” by Paul Stewart and “Encyclopedia Brown Cracks the Case”

by Donald J. Sobol. New easy titles are “I Don’t Like to Read” by Nancy Carlson, “Tracks of a Panda” by Nick Dowson, “Construction Action” by Victoria Hickle and “Sunny Boy! :the Life and Times of a Tortoise” by Candace Fleming.

“Halloween Party” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, October 30,

2007 and Thursday, November 1, 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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