The four-film series featuring Wyoming will begin on Monday, September 21 with “Shane” which will be shown at 6 p.m. The series will include a light meal and discussion will be facilitated by Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College. “Shane,” starring Alan Ladd and Jean Arthur was released in 1953 and won an Oscar for its photography. For more information about the free film series or any library program call the library at 334-3490.
Have you checked out the library website lately? Located at https://www.niobraracountylibrary.org the site features the online catalog and searchable databases for all of your research needs. Databases that feature everything from medical to historical to ag-related to business these resources are free and easy to use. You can also now download audiobooks to your computer or your mp3 player or iPod with the click of a button. Be sure to have your library card and PIN handy. You can even place requests and renew online! Check it out today and don’t hesitate to call or stop by the library if you have questions.
A new thriller is “The Rook” by Steven James. Special Agent Patrick Bowers is called to San Diego to investigate a rash of fires, but he begins to suspect that a seemingly random kidnapping and suicide may be related to the arson attacks. As Bowers digs deeper he uncovers a chilling biotech conspiracy. Other titles available in the Bowers Files Series are “The Pawn” and “The Knight.”
New on the fiction shelf are: “The Deadliest Denial” by Colleen Thompson, “A Rogue of My Own” by Johanna Lindsey, “The Hunted” by Brian Haig, “Hothouse Flower and the 9 Plants of Desire” by Margot Berwin and “Down in the Flood” by Kenneth Abel.
New non-fiction books are “The Green Guide for Horse Owners and Riders: Sustainable Practices for Horse Care, Stable Management, Land Use, and Riding” by Heather Cook and “Artistic Photo Quilts: Creating Stunning Quilts with Your Camera, Computer, and Cloth” by Charlotte Ziebarth.
New books for young adults are “Royal Blood” by Ellen Schrieber and “The Dragon of Trelian” by Michelle Knudsen.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has several new titles, including: “Highway Robbery” by Kate Thompson, “Dog Biscuit” by Helen Cooper, “Explorer Extraordinaire!” by Jane O’Conner and “Pony Island” by Candice F. Ransom.
“Fall” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, September 22 and Thursday, September 24. Storyhour is held on Tuesday and Thursday throughout the year 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!