Have you registered for the summer book discussion series? “On the Road: 50 years of the Beatniks” is the theme and features works by Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs. Deane Tucker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College will facilitate this series. A poetry slam, featuring professionals from Denver, will be held in June as well as the opportunity to go on a bus tour of Denver’s beatnik locales. If you would like more information about these free programs or to register for the series stop by the library or call 334-3490. The program is sponsored by the Wyoming Council for the Humanities and We the People initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
A new fiction book for adults is “Another Thing to Fall” by Laura Lippman. When PI Tess Monaghan literally stumbles into the TV set of the mini-series “Mann of Steel,” she finds herself hired as a bodyguard for the show’s hard-partying star, but before long, Tess is abruptly pulled into something she is more familiar with – murder.
Other new fiction books are “The Outlaw Demon Wails” by Kim Harrison, “When the Tide Rises” by David Drake, “A Flaw in the Blood” by Stephanie Barron, “Snowfall at Willow Lake” by Susan Wiggs and “Into a Dark Realm” by Raymond E. Feist.
New adult non-fiction books are “Stop Whining, Start Living” by Laura Schlessinger, “The Little Book that Builds Wealth: the Knockout Formula for Finding Great Investments” by Pat Dorsey and “The Healing Powers of Olive Oil: a
Complete Guide to Nature’s Liquid Gold” by Cal Orey.
A new young adult book is “City of Ashes” by Cassandra Clare.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books, “The Seer of Shadows” by Avi and “The Penderwick’s on Gardam Street” by Jeanne Birdsall. New picture books are “Old MacNoah Had an Ark” by Sally Lloyd-Jones, “Duck Soup” by Jackie Urbanovic, “Truck Stuck” by Sallie Wolf and “Cottonball Colin” by Jeanne Willis.
“Mothers” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 and Thursday, May 8, 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.