Niobrara County News

Library News

The library will be closed on Sunday, January 20, 2008 and Monday, January 21, 2008 for Martin Luther King and Wyoming Equality Day observation. Regular hours resume at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22.

Sunday, January 27, Thomas James Bleming will be at the library from 1-3 p.m. to sign copies of his newest book. “War in Karen County: Armed Struggle for a Free and Independent Karen State in Southeast Asia” recounts what had started off as a trip to satisfy Bleming’s curiosity and ended up with him fighting for his life and the freedom of the Karen people. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Did you realize that the Friends of the Library recycle ink cartridges? You can drop them off at the library. Two color ink-jet printers, a newspaper stand and a revolving magazine stand have been purchased for the library with these funds.

“On Her Own” by Wanda E. Brunstetter is on the new book shelf. Barbara Zook, a widow with four young sons, has been struggling to keep her late husband’s harness shop going until Paul Hilty, a harness maker, arrives in Webster County and agrees to oversee the shop until Barbara can get back on her feet. This new Christian fiction novel is the 2nd installment in the Brides of Webster County series. Other new fiction includes “The Heart of Horses” by Molly Gloss, “Double Cross” by James Patterson, “T is for Trespass” by Sue Grafton, “Pirate Freedom” by Gene Wolfe and “The Darkest Evening of the Year” by Dean Koontz.

New adult non-fiction books are “Good Dog, Stay” by Anna Quindlen, “Whitewash: What the Media Won’t Tell You About Hillary Clinton But Conservatives Will” by Brent L. Bozell and “Cheese & Wine: A Guide to Selecting, Pairing, and Enjoying” by Janet Fletcher.

A new title for young adults is “The Daring Book for Girls” by Andrea J. Buchanan.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “Changes for Julie” by Megan McDonald and “Dragons” and “Ghosts” by Stephen Krensky.

“What Do You Need for a Snowman?” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, January 22 and Thursday, January 24. 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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