Are you a history buff? You might want to check out: Eighteenth Century Collections Online. This is an essential collection for 18th century studies featuring over 180,000 titles from a variety of materials including books, directories, bibles, sheet music and advertisements and is completely full-text and searchable. You need your library card number and pin to access this from https://www.niobraracountylibrary.org, click on WyldCat, then on Articles… right after Additional Resources, choose “E” and scroll to the database. Don’t hesitate to call or stop by if you run into problems.
The library will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2010 in observance of Veteran’s Day. Regular hours resume on Friday, the 12th at 10 a.m.
Winnie Bryant has donated many of her late husband’s World War II books to the library. These books are in the Memorial Section in Burr’s name and may be checked out.
Stephen Frey’s newest book is “Heaven’s Fury.” Sheriff Paul Summers of Bruner, Wisconsin finds himself grasping for answers when the wild, unpredictable woman who captured his heart years ago is discovered brutally murdered. As the last person to see her alive and given his complicated history with the victim, Paul is not only lead investigator on the case, but in the eyes of many, the prime suspect. Now he must race to find the guilty party before a massive winter storm cuts the town off from the outside world and leaves it at the mercy of a remorseless killer.
Other new fiction books include “The Spider’s Web” by Margaret Coel, “Bad Blood” by John Sanford, “Wicked Appetite” by Janet Evanovich, “Painted Ladies” by Robert B. Parker, “Sweet Wind, Wild Wind” by Elizabeth Lowell, “Freedom” by Jonathan Franzen and “Legacy” by Danielle Steel. New books for the young adult are “Reckless” by Cornelia Funke and “The Exiles” by Diana Gabaldon.
New non-fiction books are “Brave New Knits: 26 Projects and Personalities from the Knitting Blogsphere” by Julie Turjoman, “Jimmy Carter” by Julian E. Zelizer, “Carrying the Rock: Race, Football, and the Soul of an American City” by Jay Jennings and “Killer Colt: Murder, Disgrace, and the Making of an American Legend” by Harold Schechter.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books: “The Valley of the Wolves” by Laura Gallego Garcia and “The Tilting House” by Tom Llewellyn.
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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