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The library will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2011 for Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume on Monday, the 28th.

The film, Chocolat will be shown at the library on Monday, November 28 at 6 p.m. The final film of the “Dinner and a Movie” series is a whimsical comedy that has been reviewed as being better than the book. A light meal will be available and discussion will be led by Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College.

Chocolate will be featured in a program at the library on Wednesday, November 30 at 6 p.m. Brenda Colby, local chocolatier, will demonstrate different chocolate techniques and will share her years of experience working with this delectable treat.

A new suspense book by Iris Johansen is “Bonnie.” For years Eve Duncan has searched for any knowledge of her daughter, Bonnie, who vanished into thin air at the age of seven. Now, with the help of her beloved Joe Quinn and CIA agent Catherine Ling she has come closer than ever to the truth; but, the deeper she digs the more she realizes that Bonnie’s father is a key player in solving this monstrous puzzle and that Bonnie’s disappearance was not as random as everyone always believed. This book concludes the trilogy that also included the books, “Eve” and “Quinn.” These titles are also available in audio.

Other new titles include “Shock Wave” by John Sandford, “Changes” by Mercedes Lackey, “The Night Strangers” by Chris Bohjalian, “The Traitor’s Daughter” by Paula Brandon, “Lost Memory of Skin” by Russell Banks, “A Lawman’s Christmas” by Linda Lael Miller and “The Last Good Horse” by David Martin Anderson. Now in on the YA shelf are “The Power of Six” by Pittacus Lore (also available in the Virtual Library) and “The Throne of Fire” by Rick Riordan.

“Life is Not a Stage: from Broadway Baby to a Lovely Lady and Beyond” by Florence Henderson is now on the new non-fiction shelf as is “Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time” by Mark Adams and “Thimbleberries: Small Wonders” by Lynette Jensen.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new books: “Drake” by Angie Sage and “Risky Chance” by Alison Hart. A new easy title is “Aggie Gets Lost” by Lori Ries.

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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