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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will soon be here! The Niobrara County Library Foundation will have Krispy Kreme Doughnuts available on Friday, October 16 at 7:30 a.m. outside of the library. Doughnuts are in boxes of a dozen; glazed are $8.00 and mixed are $9.00. They will be available until they are gone on Friday so be sure to stop by! Preorders and prepayment is appreciated, stop by the library or call 334-3490.

Buddy Red Bow is struggling, in the face of persecution by greedy developers and political in-fighting, to keep his nation on a Montana Crow Reservation financially solvent and independent in the film, “Powwow Highway” which will be shown at the library on Monday, October 19 at 6 p.m. Buddy’s sister has been arrested in Santa Fe, and together Buddy and his friend, Philbert set off on a road trip to look after her kids and go bail her out. However, Bonnie’s arrest has something strange about it… The film stars Gary Farmer and A. Martinez and is 105 minutes. A light meal will be available and discussion will be led by Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College. For more information call the library at 334-3490.

“Last Light over Carolina” by Mary Alice Monroe is on the new book shelf. Carolina walked away from a well-to-do upbringing to marry Bud Morrison, a captain of a shrimp boat. Hard times and long separations have taken a toll on their marriage. Now Bud is overdue at the docks and Carolina swears that if she is given one more chance – for love and forgiveness – nothing will take her away from this man again. Mary Alice Monroe is also the author of “Sweetgrass.”

Other new fiction includes “The Knight” by Stephen James, “Dragons of the Hourglass Mage” by Margaret Weis, “The Frontiersman’s Daughter” by Laura Frantz, “Vanished” by Joseph Finder, “New Tricks” by David Rosenfelt and “The Eleventh Victim” by Nancy Grace.

New non-fiction includes “Hungry: a Mother and Daughter Fight Anorexia” by Shelia Himmel and “Riding the Edge of An Era: Growing Up Cowboy on the Outlaw Trail” by Diana Allen Kouris.

A new book for the young adults is “Look Both Ways” by Jacquelyn Mitchard.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “War Horse” by Michael Morpurgo, “The Last Olympian” by Rick Riordan and “Football Hero” by Tim Green. New easy titles are “Abigail Spells” by Anna Alter, “The Dirty Cowboy” by Amy Timberlake, and “Millie in the Snow” by Alexander Steffensmeier.

“Monsters!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, October 13 and Thursday, October 15. 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!

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