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Book Discussion Announced

Reading and Discussion Series Announced

Starting in September the Niobrara County Library will host“Canine Companions,” a reading and discussion series of memoirs about the relationship between man and dog. The discussion group meets September 2, October 7, November 4 and December 2 at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. To register and borrow books, contact the library either by stopping by, phoning, 307.334.3490 or email:

Participants in “Canine Companions” will read and discuss “Merle’s Door,” by Wyoming author Ted Kerasote, “Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod,” by Gary Paulsen, “Travels with Lizbeth” by Lars Eighner and “My Dog Skip” by Willie Morris.

Wayne Deahl, Division Chair of the Arts, Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences and a member of the English faculty at Eastern Wyoming College, will lead the discussions.

The program is sponsored locally by the Niobrara County Library and the Wyoming Humanities Council. Reading Wyoming provides reading and discussion series to nonprofit organizations around the state and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information on the council’s programs, call 307-721-9243 or visit the council’s Web site at For more information on local programming contact the library.