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Happy Thanksgiving! The library will be closed on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th, 2010. See you Monday! If you’re traveling for the holidays be sure to stop by and check out the audio book and music collections.

The final film in the Faces of Addiction series will be shown on Wednesday, December 8 at 6 p.m. My Name is Bill W is based on the true story of Bill W. (James Woods) whose life falls apart after the stock crash of the 20’s and how he comes to grips with his alcoholism. Along with a fellow alcoholic (James Garner) he forms a support group that would eventually become Alcoholics Anonymous. A light meal will be served and discussion will be facilitated by Deane Tucker and Richard Patterson. This film series has been funded by the We the People Initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Wyoming Humanities Council.

Wednesday, December 15 plan to attend a “Rocky Mountain Cowboy Christmas” presented by “Buffalo Bill” Boycott at 6:30 p.m. at the library.

Before he was considered a CIA super agent, before he was thought of as a terrorist’s worst nightmare and before he was both loathed and admired by the politicians on Capitol Hill Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world. Then, 270 souls perished in a Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack leaving friends and families searching for comfort. Mitch was one of them, but he wasn’t interested in comfort. He wanted retribution. Be sure to check out “American Assassin” by Vince Flynn!

Other new fiction books include “Intrigues” by Mercedes Lackey, “Dog Fight: a Love Story” by Matt Burgess, “Russian Winter” by Daphne Kalotay, “The Dead Path” by Stephen M. Irwin, “Spy Glass” by Maria V. Snyder, “The Bishop” by Steven James and “The Keepers” by Heather Graham. “The Scorch Trials” by James Dashner is on the new YA shelf.

New non-fiction books are “Hartville, Wyoming: the Most Reviled Town in the State” by Patsy Parkin, “Is It Just Me? Or Is It Nuts Out There?” by Whoopie Goldberg, “At Home: a Short History of a Private Life” by Bill Bryson and the “Betty Crocker Christmas Cookbook.”

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books: “Soccer Spirit” by Jake Maddox and “Team Challenge” by Bernadette Kelly and this picture book: “On the Duck Pond” by Patricia M. Stockland.

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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