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Beginning on Wednesday, February 2 the library will host movies after school through March as part of the Steed Reads Festival @ the Library. All of the films are horse-related and many are classics. The library will provide popcorn, but attendees must bring their own drink. In the first film, Racing Stripes, an abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse and sets out, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds. The movie begins at 3:30 p.m. and is rated PG and 102 minutes.

The first of three RIF (Reading is Fundamental) programs will be held on Wednesday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m. Watch for more information.

The newest novel by Tom Clancy is “Dead or Alive.” For years, Jack Ryan, Jr. and his colleagues at the Campus have waged an unofficial and highly effective campaign against the terrorists who threaten western civilization. The most dangerous of these is Emir, a sadistic killer who has masterminded the most vicious attacks on the west and has eluded capture by the world’s law enforcement agencies. Now the Campus is on his trail, determined to capture him and bring him in…dead or alive.

Other new fiction books include “The Athena Project” by Brad Thor, “An Object of Beauty” by Steve Martin, “Rescue” by Anita Shreve, “The Shadow War” by Glen Scott Allen, “Threads West” by Wyoming author Reid Lance Rosenthal, “Port Mortuary” by Patricia Cornwell and “The Emperor’s Tomb” by Steve Berry. A new title for the young adult is “Last Sacrifice” by Richelle Mead.

New non-fiction books are “A Rope and a Prayer: A Kidnapping from Two Sides” by David Rohde, “Colonel Roosevelt” by Edmund Morris, “Manifesting Change: It Couldn’t Be Easier” by Mike Dooley and “The Mysteries of China Mary: Living the Western Experience, 1833-1939” by Wyoming author Denice Wheeler.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books by Jake Maddox: “Hoop Doctor”, “Horseback Hopes”, “Running Back Dreams” and “Speed Receiver.” New picture books include “If I Had a Snake” by Leslie McGuire, “The Mystery of Pirate’s Point” by D. J. Paner and “Ben & Becky in the Haunted House” by Sindy McKay.

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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