Niobrara County News

Library News

The library will be closed on Sunday, January 17 and Monday, January 18, 2010 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday and Wyoming Equality Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, January 19.

Have you picked up your copy of Margaret Coel’s “Wife of Moon” yet? This book is the focus of a local program, “Niobrara County Reads” sponsored by the library with funding from several sources. Pick up your copy today!

Tickets are still available for the Niobrara County Library Foundation’s Annual Wine Tasting to be held on Sunday, January 17 from 2-5 p.m. at the Niobrara Country Club. A variety of art mediums will be on display and for purchase as well as a silent auction item. Plan to attend.

A new suspense book is “Cold River” by Carla Neggers. When Hannah Shay’s caf� becomes an epicenter for investigators trying to pierce a violent crime ring on nearby Cameron Mountain, she suspects a man from her past is involved. Sean Cameron, who has returned to his hometown to unmask his father’s killer, must convince a resistant Hannah to cooperate before the killer strikes again.

Other new books include “Breathless” by Dean Koontz, “Trial by Fire” by J. A. Jance, “Pirate Latitudes” by Michael Crichton, “Gallant Match” by Jennifer Blake, “Hollywood Moon” by Joseph Wambaugh and “Fit to be Tied” by Robin Lee Hatcher.

Non-fiction includes “Going Rogue: An American Life” by Sarah Palin, “The Trouble With Tom: a Parent’s Lesson on Letting Go” by Susan Tomassen and “Master Your Metabolism: the 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing Your Hormones For a Hot and Healthy Body” by Jillian Michaels.

New books for the young adult are “Crocodile Tears” by Anthony Horowitz and “I’ll Always Love You” by Cecily Von Ziegessar.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new titles: “Water Keep” by J. Scott Savage, “Third-Time Lucky” by Jenny Oldfield and “Two-Minute Drill” by Mike Lupica as well as these picture books: “How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?” by Jane Yolen, “I Really Absolutely Must Have Glasses” by Lauren Child and “Norton’s First Show” by Bernadette Kelly.

“Snow Fun!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, January 19 and Thursday, January 21. This weekly program is held 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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