Niobrara County News

New at the Library

The Friends of the Library will be hosting their annual Homemade Soup and Bread Sale on Tuesday, November 20 at Decker’s at 4 p.m. Be sure to stop in and select some of the best soup and bread around! Proceeds from this fundraiser are for the Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) program.

Be sure to stop by the library on Friday, November 16 between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. to visit with Chris Schneider. Schneider is the author of “Starting Your Career in Broadcasting” and will also be speaking at the Chamber of Commerce banquet on Saturday.

On Tuesday, November 20 Tom Bleming will be at the library to sign copies of his book “Panama – Echoes From a Revolution.” Both of these authors will have copies of their books available for purchase as well.

A new mystery for adults is “Dead Heat” by Dick Frances. Max Moreton is a rising culinary star and his restaurant, The Hay Net, has brought him great acclaim; but, when his guests fall victim to food poisoning at a privately catered affair AND a bomb blast rips through the next event he caters, everything changes dramatically. Other new fiction includes “A Killer’s Kiss” by William Lashner, “The Girl with Braided Hair” by Margaret Coel, “Sundown, Yellow Moon” by Larry Watson, “The 47th Samurai” by Stephen Hunter and “Night Work” by Steve Hamilton.

New adult non-fiction books are “Nothing to Do, Nowhere to Go: Waking Up to Who You Are” by Thich Nhat Hanh, “Things I Overheard When Talking to Myself” by Alan Alda and “McCormick Cooking with Flavor” edited by Sara Newberry.

A new title for the young adults is “Diamonds in the Shadows” by Caroline B. Cooney.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books “The Case of the Sneaky Snowman” by Carolyn Keene, “Ivy & Bean Break the Fossil Record” by Annie Barrows, “Soupy Saturdays With the Pain & the Great One” by Judy Blume and “Monday With a Mad Genius” by Mary Pope Osborne. New picture books include “Mind Your Manners, B. B. Wolf” by Judy Sierra, “Mercy Watson, Princess in Disguise” by Kate Dimarillo, “When the Wizzy Foot Went Walking” by Roni Schotter and “Charlie at the Zoo” by Marcus Pfister.

“Let’s Give Thanks!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, November 20, 2007. Storyhour is held every Tuesday and/or Thursday (except Thanksgiving) 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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