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July 1, 2008 the Wyoming Public Library Endowment Challenge goes into effect! Wyoming public libraries have the opportunity to build endowment in every corner of the state. In Niobrara County, the match is 3-1 — for every $1 that is raised, $3 is received, WOW! On behalf of the Niobrara County Library Board of Trustees, the Niobrara County Library Foundation and the Friends of the Library we extend our gratitude to Representative Ross Diercks and Senator Chuck Townsend for their support of this new legislation.

A new fiction book for adults is “Betrayal” by John Lescroart. When attorney Dimas Hardy is asked by a judge to clean up the caseload of a missing attorney, he soon finds himself into a consuming and perilous homicide investigation. A must read for all of Lescroart’s fans.

Other new fiction books are “The Eye of Jade” by Diane Wei Liang, “Honor Thyself” by Danielle Steel, “Remember Me” by Sophie Kinsella, “Rhett Butler’s People” by Donald McCraig and “A Prisoner’s Birth” by Jeffery Archer.

New adult non-fiction books are “Happier than God: Turn Ordinary Life into an Extraordinary Experience” by Neale Donald Walsch, “Courageous Dreaming: How Shamans Dream the World into Being” by Alberto Villoldo, Ph. D. and “The Healing Powers of Vinegar: a Complete Guide to Nature’s Most Remarkable Remedy” by Cal Orey.

A new young adult book is “Montmorency’s Revenge” by Eleanor Updale.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “Keeping Secrets” by Beth Beechwood, “Moving Day” by Meg Cabot and “Detective Camp” by Ron Roy. New easy titles are “Sorry!” by Trudy Ludwig, “Gilbert in Deep” by Jane Clarke, “Cowboy & Octopus” by Jon Scieszka and “The Castle on Hester Street” by Linda Heller.

“National Library Week” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 and Thursday, April 17, 2008.

Storyhour is held each 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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