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Registration is now being taken for the winter book discussion series. This three book series is an extension of the fall series, Pulitzer Prize winning novels. Stop by the library or call for more information and to register.

Registration is also being taken for the winter Afterschool Programs. Yvonne has lots of fun planned for all of the children. 1st and 2nd grade children will enjoy books by Marcus Pfister – this group will meet on Tuesdays beginning January 8 and continue through February 26th. Third through fifth grade children will be having many adventures with “Choose Your Own Adventure” stories. This group will meet on Thursdays beginning January 10 and continue through February 21. Call or stop by to register your children!

Margaret Truman’s newest mystery, “Murder on K Street” is now available in both regular and large print. When Illinois senator, Lyle Simmons, returns from a fundraiser to find his wife murdered, detective Charles Chang is assigned to the investigation, but it is a case that will draw him into a dangerous world of political lobbyists with whom the senator has a close relationship. Other new fiction titles include “The Race” by Richard North Patterson, “Long, Tall Texan Legacy” by Diana Palmer, “The Almost Moon” by Alice Sebold, “World Without End” by Ken Follett and “The Sound of Butterflies” by Rachel King.

New adult non-fiction books are “Secrets of the Miracle Inside: Find What’s Missing to Make Your Life Incredibly Good” by Paul McCormick, “High Heels in High Places: Walking Worthy in Way Cute Shoes” by Rhonda Rhea, “Not Just Any Land: A Personal and Literary Journey into the Nebraska Grasslands” by John Price and “Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food” by Jessica Seinfeld.

A new title for the young adults is “The Looking Glass War” by Frank Beddor.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books “The Eye of the Unicorn” by Teresa Bateman, “Raleigh’s Page” by Alan Armstrong and “Mysteries of the Mummy Kids” by Kelly Milner Halls. New picture books are “Henry, the Dog With No Tail” by Kate Feiffer, “Always Come Home to Me” by Belle Yang, “The Penguin Who Wanted to Fly” by Catherine Vase and “The Alphabet From A to Y With Bonus Z” by Steve Martin.

“Snowflakes” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, January 8 and Thursday, January 10. Storyhour is held every Tuesday and 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 1994, if you happen to have any issues in this range and would consider donating them please stop by.

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