Several new winter programs still have space if you are interested. The afterschool programs for 1st and 2nd grades and 3rd through 5th grades still have space. The three-book Pulitzer Prize winning book discussion series also has a few spots available. Stop by or call the library (334-3490) for more information or to register for any of these programs.
The Niobrara County Library Foundation will be hosting a Wine Tasting on Sunday, January 20 from 3-5 p.m. at the Niobrara Country Club. Tickets are $30 and proceeds benefit the Endowment Fund. If you haven’t gotten your ticket you’ll want to soon, tickets are available at the library or from foundation members. Wyoming wine will be featured as well as specialty cheeses and a variety of hors d’oeuvres.
Marjorie Haworth will be at the library on Wednesday, January 16 at 5:30 p.m. to demonstrate several ways of working with wool. Marjorie has over 25 years experience processing wool and has also taught classes. She’ll be available for questions as well. Plan to stop by check this event out.
A new fiction book for adults is “Between Sundays” by Karen Kingsbury. Aaron Hill is a star quarterback for the 49ers, and he has fans aplenty. But why does his world feel so incomplete? Enter Derrick Anderson, a past-his-prime quarterback with multiple Super Bowl rings to mentor the troubled Aaron. Derrick has his own reasons for wanting to get to the Super Bowl one more time. What inspires both men is the wonderment of a little boy, Cory.
Other new fiction titles include “Fell” by David Clement Davies, “The Chase” by Clive Cussler, “Third Degree” by Greg Iles and “Tipperary” by Frank Delaney.
New adult non-fiction books are “The Three ‘Only’ Things: Tapping the Power of Dreams, Coincidence and Imagination”
by Robert Moss, “When Ghosts Speak: Understanding the World of Earthbound Spirits” by Mary Ann Winkowski and
“The Garden in Winter: Plant for Beauty and Interest in the Quiet Season” by Suzanne Bales.
A new title for the young adult is “No Where to Hide” by S. G. Wilkens.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “Julie and the Eagles” and “Julie’s Journey” by Megan McDonald and “To Catch a Mermaid” by Suzanne Selfors. New easy titles are “Abracadabra!: Magic with Mouse and Mole” by Wong Herbert Yee, “Cecily G. and the 9 Monkeys” by H. A. Rey and “The Only Boy in Ballet Class” by Denise Gruska.
“Penguins” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, January 15 and Thursday, January 17. 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.