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The movie, “Treasure Planet” will be shown on Thursday, July 31 at 1 p.m. at the library. In this outer space version of ‘Treasure Island,’ space pirate Jim Hawkins searches the galaxy for hidden treasure. He meets up with Long John Silver and together they continue the quest and fight off space aliens. The film is rated PG and is 95 minutes.

Wednesday, July 30 the library will show the US independent film, “Choking Man.” The film is 83 minutes and is in English and Spanish. The social anxiety of a morbidly shy Ecuadorian dishwasher working in a Queens diner provides the psychological engine that powers this intense blend of drama and magical realism from famed music video director Steve Barron. Newcomer Octavio Gomez Berrios gives a quietly effective performance in the “title” role. Also starring Mandy Patinkin.

A new fiction book for adults is “Skeletons at the Feast” by Chris Bohjalian. In January 1945, a small group of people began the longest journey of their lives. It took them through a countryside ravaged by war in an attempt to cross the remnants of the Third Reich, from the Russian front to the Rhine if necessary, to reach the British and American lines.

Other new fiction books are “Plague Ship” by Clive Cussler, “Resolution” by Robert Parker, “Allison’s Journey” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, “Moon Shell Beach” by Nancy Thayer and “Nothing to Lose” by Lee Child.

New adult non-fiction books are “Punk Pioneers” by Jenny Lens, “The Joy of Pregnancy: the Complete Candid and Reassuring Companion for Parents-To-Be” by Terri Kropp and “When Organizing Isn’t Enough: SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life” by Julie Morgenstein.

A new young adult book is “Demon Apocalypse” by Darren Shan.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books: “The 100-Year-Old Secret” by Tracy Barrett and “The End” by Lemony Snicket. New picture books are “Turtle Girl” by Carol Crowe, “Bean’s Picture” by Daniel Pinkwater and “Alfred’s Nose” by Vivienne Flesher.

“Kings, Queens and Other Things!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 and Thursday, July 31, 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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