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Wednesday, June 4 is the first “Catch the Reading Bug” program, if you haven’t registered your child stop by the library or give us a call at 334-3490 (the phone has an odd ring, don’t hang up). The “Hey Kids!” program also begins this week.

The film, “The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep” will be shown at the library on Thursday, June 5 at 1 p.m. This magical motion picture is rooted in one of the most enduring and intriguing legends of our time. A young boy finds a mysterious enchanted egg and what hatches from it will set in motion an adventure that will take him on the journey of a lifetime as the sea creature of Scottish legend is born. The film is 111 minutes and rated PG.

New on the fiction shelf is “River of Heaven” by Pulitzer finalist Lee Martin. This is a story of Sam Brady and his brother, Cal, and the dark secret that both connects and divides them concerning the long-ago death of Sam’s teenage friend, Dewey, on the railroad tracks outside Mt. Gilead, Illinois in 1955. A mystery of secrets and intrigue.

Other new fiction includes “Naughty Neighbor” by Janet Evanovich, “And Less Than Kind” by Mercedes Lackey, “Dear to Me” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, “Death Walked In” by Carolyn Hart and “Zapped” by Carol Higgins Clark.

New non-fiction books are “Being Well When We’re Ill: Wholeness and Hope in Spite of Infirmity” by Marva J. Dawn, “Yoga for Arthritis: the Complete Guide” by Loren M. Fishman and “Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder: and Other True Cases” by Ann Rule.

A new young adult book is “So B. It” by Sarah Weeks.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new easy titles “No Matter What” by Debi Gliori, “Just Like You” by Emma Dodd, “A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever” by Marla Franze, “The Little Rabbit Who Liked to Moo” by Jonathan Allen and “The Birthday Tree” by Paul Fleishman.

“Ducks” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 and Thursday, June 5, 2008. Storyhour is held each Tuesday and Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. for children ages 3 through kindergarten throughout the year.

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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