Niobrara County News

What’s new at the library?

Sunday hours will be discontinued throughout the summer beginning May 19. Summer hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and Noon until 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Sunday hours resume on Sunday, September 7.

“August the First” will be shown at the library on Wednesday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. This American independent film is 81 minutes long and in English. It is the morning of Tunde’s graduation party and things have already begun to unravel. Layer by layer, deception and half-truths are peeled away as secrets are uncovered in what will become the most unforgettable day the family has ever experienced. The popcorn will be provided, but bring your own drink.

Plans are underway to begin afternoon movies on Thursday, June 5. These films will be suitable for children and will be shown at 1 p.m. each week through August 21.

A new fiction book for adults is “Lost Souls” by Lisa Jackson. 27-year-old Kristi Bentz has nearly died twice at the hands of a serial killer. Now, 4 girls have disappeared at All Saints College for Girls and Kristi’s determination to discover what has happened to them has again put her in the path of a cunning and blood-thirsty killer.

Other new fiction books are “Simply Perfect” by Mary Balogh, “The Death Dealer” by Heather Graham, “Guilty” by Karen Robards and “Small Favor” by Jim Butcher.

New adult non-fiction books are “The Hidden Galleon: the True Story of a Lost Spanish Ship and the Legendary Wild Horses of Assateague Island” by John Amrhein, “Why Good People Do Bad Things: How to Stop Being Your Own Worse Enemy” by Debbie Ford and “Encyclopedia of Foods and Their Healing Power” by George D. Pamplona-Roger, M.D.

A new young adult book is “Steel Trapp” by Ridley Pearson.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new picture books “Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly” by Alan Madison, “Hilda Must be Dancing” by Karma Wilson, “The Cow That Laid an Egg” by Andy Cutbill and “Mary and the Mouse, the Mouse and Mary” by Beverly Donofrio.

“Buzzzz” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 and Thursday, May 22, 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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