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The library now has a webcam for your use. The camera is set-up with one of the laptops and patrons may use it in the library to contact friends or family. If you would like more information about this service be sure to stop-by. Also, the Kill A Watt EZ is now available to check-out! Find out how efficient your appliances are by using this device donated to the library by the Niobrara Electric Association. You may also place this item on hold in the online catalog.

Please remember that the library is closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday; regular hours resume on Sunday at noon. The library foundation will be serving hot chocolate and cookies during the Christmas parade on Thursday, December 3. Be sure to stop by!

Stuart Wood’s latest book is “Hothouse Orchid.” The CIA decided Special Agent Holly Barker needed a vacation so she went home to Orchid Beach, Florida. A series of rapes and murders are taking place and it appears that a policeman is the perpetrator. Is it coincidence that the new police chief was the commanding officer in the army who was acquitted of the rape charges that were brought against him when he and Holly were in the army? Sure to be a good read, you can place your hold by going to the library website, or give us a call.

Other new fiction books include “The Missing” by Beverly Lewis, “The Perfect Liar” by Brenda Novak, “Capitol Offense” by William Bernhardt, “Hardball” by Sara Paretsky, “Burning Wild” by Christine Feehan and “Bending the Rules” by Susan Anderson.

New adult non-fiction books are “Horses That Save Lives: True Stories of Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Rescue” by Cheryl Dudley, “Why Our Health Matters: a Vision of Medicine That Can Transform Our Future” by Andrew Weil, M.D. and “Barack and Michelle: Portrait of an American Marriage” by Christopher Anderson.

A new book for the young adults is “The Maze Runner” by James Dahner.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “Drover’s Secret Life” by John R. Erickson, “The Kidnapped Creature” by Darrel Odgers and “Rebecca and Ana” by Jacqueline Dembar Greene. New easy titles are “Dora and the Stuck Truck” by Phoebe Beinstein, “Diego and the Baby Sea Turtles” by Lisa Rao and “R2-D2 and Friends” by Simon Beecraft.

“‘Tis the Season” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, December 1 and Thursday, December 3. 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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