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Thank you for saving your Decker receipts! Receipts dated September 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008 are still being accepted. At the library the Decker Receipts funds are used to purchase children’s books, be sure to stop in and check them out. Thank you to Kenny Decker for this fantastic program!

The library has four desktop computers available for public use and three wireless laptops for adult use. Computers have a full suite of programs and are available for one hour, unless no one is waiting. Use is based on first come and reservations are accepted in person and via phone by calling the library at 334-3490.

Be sure to check out “A Wind of Many Colors” by John H. Brown. Following attacks on his family, John Purdy forms a unique team to help him capture a half-crazed woodsman, who has vowed to kill John’s wife, Mattie – since he is unable to possess her. The search for Mattie takes the team of rescuers up and down the Mississippi and across Missouri in the 1860’s. The love, story, murder mystery and adventure novel is sure to please.

Other new fiction books are “Killer Heat” by Linda Fairstein, “Deluge” by Anne McCaffrey, “Souvenir” by Therese Fowler, “A Lady of Hidden Intent” by Tracie Peterson and “A City of the Sun” by David Levin.

New adult non-fiction books are “Beautiful Boy: a Father’s Journey through His Son’s Addiction” by David Sheff, “The Third Jesus: the Christ We Cannot Ignore” by Deepak Chopra and “Muffins: Sweet and Savory Comfort Food” by Cyndi Duncan.

A new young adult book is “Once Upon a Time in the North” by Philip Pullman.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new easy titles “Mama’s Little Duckling” by Marjorie Blain Parker, “Hooray for Fish” by Lucy Cousins, “Waking Up Wendall” by April Stevens, “Punk Farm on Tour” by Jarrett J. Krosoczka and “Dragon Egg” by Mallory Loehr.

“Hungry” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 and Thursday, May 15, 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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