Niobrara County News

Library News

Don’t forget the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale and Ice Cream Social this Saturday, June 28. Don West (1956) and Evelyn Rogina Doussard (1957) will be on hand to sign copies of their new books. Don’s Rawhide is a historical western novel set in our area. Evelyn’s book of poetry, Dusty Roads is descriptive of rural life and the memories held. Be sure to stop by and visit with both Don and Evelyn.

An enormous robot has come from deepest space and crash-landed on earth! How do you keep a secret that is 50 feet tall??? Find out in The Iron Giant which will be shown on Thursday, July 3 at 1:00 p.m. This PG film is 86 minutes – we’ll provide the popcorn, bring your own drink.

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, July 8! Why? It’s a professional puppet show at 1:30 at the library!

“Blood Trail,” C. J. Box’s newest novel is here in both book and sound! When a hunter is butchered in Wyoming, game warden Joe Pickett and his boss, Randy Pope, set off to investigate. Soon it becomes clear that someone is systematically killing hunters.

Other new books are “Sunday at Tiffany’s” by James Patterson, “Secrets” by Jude Deveraux, “Careless in Red” by Elizabeth George, “Fire Study” by Maria V. Snyder and “Frames” by Loren D. Estleman.

New on the non-fiction shelf is “Don’t Start the Revolution without Me:” by Jesse Ventura, “Life Beyond Measure: Letters to My Great-Granddaughter” by Sidney Poitier and “The Permanent Pain Cure: the Breakthrough Way to Heal Your Muscle and Joint Pain For Good” by Ming Chen.

A new young adult book is “Snakehead” by Anthony Horowitz.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books: “Mia” by Lawrence Yep, “The Runaway Friend” by Kathleen Ernst and “The Black Tower” by Betsy Byars. New picture books are “The Adventures of Brady the Grasshopper” by Maureen Butterfly and “Yay, You!: Moving Out; Moving Up; Moving On” by Sandra Boynton.

“Independence Day” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 and Thursday, Juuly 3, 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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