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“The Bucket List” will be shown on Wednesday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Cranky hospital designer Edward Cole finds himself terminally ill and in a hospital bed next to mechanic Carter Chambers with the same fate. The unlikely pair decides to check off the items on their wish list known as The Bucket List before each kicks the bucket. They head across the world to jump out of planes, race cars, eat at the best restaurants and eventually become true friends. The film stars Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman and Sean P. Hayes, it is rated PG-13 and is 97 minutes. We’ll provide the popcorn!

Showing on Thursday, June 19 at 1 p.m. is “Snow Buddies.” This Disney film is rated G and is 87 minutes.

A new fiction book for adults is “Friday Nights” by Joanna Trollope. From her window, Eleanor sees two young women with small children – separate, struggling, and plainly lonely. She invites them in. Gradually the group grows to six women, all who need and value the traditional of Friday nights spent together. This very readable and memorable book is available for reserve if it’s not on the shelf.

Other new fiction books are “Fidelity” by Thomas Perry, “The Third Circle” by Amanda Quick, “Dead Heat” by Joel C. Rosenberg, “Phantom Prey” by John Sandford, “The Angel” by Carla Neggers and “Death at Dark Water” by Torrington author, John Nesbitt.

New adult non-fiction books are “Audition: a Memoir” by Barbara Walters, “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch and “The Secret of True Happiness: Enjoy Today, Embrace Tomorrow” by Joyce Meyer.

A new young adult book is “Epic” by Conor Kostick.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has this new junior book, “Minute Mysteries: Brainteasers, Puzzlers, and Stories to Solve” by Jennifer Hirsch. New easy titles are “The Prince, The Princess, and the Bee” by David Kirk, “Here a Face, There a Face” by Arlene Alda, “T-Rex and the Mother’s Day Hug” by Lois G. Grambling, “The Best Nest” by Doris L. Mueller and “Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Rain or Shine” by Erica Silverman.

“Dragons” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 and Thursday, June 26, 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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