Niobrara County News

It’s Happening @ The Library

The library will be closed on Sunday, February 15, 2009 and Monday, February 16, 2009 for President’s Day. Regular hours resume at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 17th.

On Monday, February 23 the film, In America will be shown at 6 p.m. at the library. This is the second film in the American Journeys: Border Lines in American Life series and everyone is welcome to attend. In America is the story of an aspiring Irish actor with a dream of breaking into the New York City theatrical scene. He immigrates illegally to the United States with his family and this American journey examines their efforts to fit in, make a home in a flop house – and find unexpected friends. The film stars Paddy Considine and Samantha Morton and is directed by Jim Sheridan. The film begins with a free meal and includes discussion lead by Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College. This series is funded by the We the People Initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities and is sponsored in part by the Wyoming Humanities Council. For more information contact the library at 334-3490.

“Running Hot” by Jayne Ann Krentz is on the new book shelf. Ex-cop, Luther Malone, member of the secretive paranormal Arcane Society will be working with Grace Renquist, who has been hired as an aura-reader in the quest for a murder suspect. At their resort in Maui, Grace recognizes dark spikes in some of the auras. She saw the same patterns in someone else in another life….if you would like to reserve this book call the library or stop by.

Other new fiction includes “Reflections” by Nora Roberts, “Black Ops” by W.E.B. Griffin, “The Centurion’s Wife” by Davis Bunn, “The Other Side of Silence” by Bill Pronzini, “Bones of the Dragon” by Margaret Weis and “People of the Thunder” by W. Michael Gear.

New non-fiction includes “Investing in Gold: the Essential Safe Haven Investment for Every Portfolio” by Jonathan Spall, “My Stroke of Insight” by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph. D., and “Toward 2012: Perspectives on the Next Age” edited by Daniel Pinchbeck.

A new young adult book is“The Tales of Beedle the Bard” by J. K. Rowling.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “Sweet Revenge” by M.C. King, “Double Team” by Michael Teitelbaum and “Mr. Granite is from Another Planet” by Dan Gutman. New easy titles are “The Moon Shines Down” by Margaret Wise Brown and “Ernest’s Special Christmas” by Laura T. Brown.

Presidents is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, February 17 and Thursday, February 19. Storyhour is held on Tuesday and Thursday from 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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