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Wednesday, April 6 the book, Secretariat by William Nack will be discussed at 6:30 p.m. This is the final book in the Steed Reads Festival @ the Library. The discussion will be led by Carla Stroh and begins at 6:30 p.m., the film series concludes with a viewing of Secretariat on
April 18.

The 2011 Wyoming Legislature has approved an additional 3 million dollars for the Wyoming Public Library Endowment Challenge Program. The Niobrara County Library Foundation Endowment will be eligible for an additional $130,434 by raising $43,478. This is an opportunity for all of Wyoming’s county libraries and to date 2.65 million has been raised statewide. For more information about this opportunity contact the library or any foundation member.

“Heartwood” is the late Belva Plain’s last novel. Though Iris Stern, nearing 80, considers herself a modern woman with a successful academic career and a happy marriage she holds steadfast to her old fashioned sensibilities. As a mother of 3 adult children, she often finds these sensibilities called into question with the choices her children make now she must come to grips with the discovery of a long-held family secret. But it’s an emotional parting of another kind that looms most prominently on her horizon. This book can be reserved by calling the library or using the online catalog.

Other new fiction books include “The Secret Soldier” by Alex Berenson, “Deadly Kisses” by Brenda Joyce, “Strategic Moves” by Stuart Woods, “These Hidden Things” by Heather Gudenkauf, “Super Sad True Love Story” by Gary Shteyngart, “Wild Man Creek” by Robyn Carr and “When the Killing’s Done” by T. C. Boyle.

New non-fiction books are “Afterlives of the Rich and Famous” by Sylvia Browne, “Eco-Yards: Simple Steps to Earth-Friendly Landscapes” by Laureen Rama and “175 Fresh Card Ideas: Designs to Make and Give Throughout the Year” by Kimber McGray.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books by Jake Maddox: “Skate Park Challenge,” “Race Car Rival,” Snowboard Duel,” and “Gridiron Bully” plus “The Spy in the Bleachers” by Gertrude Chandler Warner. New easy titles include “You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Fables To Read Together” by Mary Ann Hoberman and “Old Duck Struck” by Phyllis Root.

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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