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The “Niobrara County Reads” program continues on Wednesday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. with Native American storyteller, Willie LeClair. LeClair will share the cultural heritage of the Wind River Indian reservation. Plan to attend! The program is funded in part by the Niobrara County Recreation District, the Wyoming Arts Council through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

On Tuesday, March 30 author, Marcia Hensley will present a program based on her book, “Staking Her Claim: Women Homesteading the West” which tells the stories of remarkable pioneer women who seized the opportunity to own land at a time when it was nearly unheard of for women to do so. Plan to attend this brown bag lunch program at noon. Copies of Staking her Claim will also be available for purchase. For more information about these programs call 334-3490.

A new novel is “The Wolf at the Door” by Jack Higgins. Someone is targeting the members of the elite intelligence unit known as “the Prime Minister’s private army” and all those who worked with them and, whoever is doing it has a lot of resources at his command. Sean Dillion thinks it is an old nemesis, Putin, who’s gotten tired of their interference in his schemes but proving it is going to be a difficult task and surviving it the hardest task of all.

Other new fiction books include “Bound by Dreams” by Christine Sky, “Kisser” by Stuart Woods, “Blood Ties” by Kay Hooper, “At the Dukes Pleasure” by Tracy Ann Warren, “The Vintage Caper” by Peter Mayle and “Midnight Rainbow” by Linda Howard. New on the Young Adult shelf are “Players Ruse” by Hilari Bell and “I Kissed a Zombie and I Liked It” by Adam Selzer.

New non-fiction books are “The Digital Photography Book: the Step-by-step Secrets for How to Make Your Photos Look Like Pros” by Scott Kilby, “The Lady in the Tower: the Fall of Anne Boleyn” by Alison Weir and “The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook: With More Than 1,000 Recipes for Choosing, Cooking, Preserving Natural Ingredients”.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new books: “Summer Ball” by Mike Lupica, “A Whole Nother Story” by Cuthbert Soup and “Woods Runner” by Gary Paulsen. Also available are “If Nathan Were Here” by Mary Bahr, “Garmann’s Summer” by Stian Hole and “The Truly Terribly Horrible Sweater–That Grandma Knit” by Debbie Macomber.

“Roar!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, March 23 and Thursday, March 25. 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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