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The Niobrara County Library is now soliciting interviews for an online audio and video database. As I Remember is being implemented in order to help assure that Niobrara County’s history is not lost as well as keeping our history accessible. If you have stories and memories that you would like to share about the town, the county and the people, we would love to talk to you. Visiting alumni as well as local residents are invited to stop by the library between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 to record their stories. For more information call or stop by the library (334-3490).

The Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale and Ice Cream Social will be on the 23rd! The book sale begins at 8 a.m. and includes a wide variety of books. The Ice Cream Social begins at 11 a.m.

“Puss in Boots” will be shown on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. The legendary Puss in Boots goes on a heroic journey, teaming up with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-savvy Kitty Softpaws to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs. It’s the adventure of nine lifetimes! The film is rated PG and 90 minutes, the library will provide the popcorn, bring your own drink.

Craig Johnson’s latest book is “As the Crow Flies.” Sheriff Walt Longmire and his friend, Henry Standing Bear, are the unlikely wedding planners for Walt’s daughter, Cady’s, wedding. When the wedding locale arrangements go up in smoke signals, the pair sets out to find a new site but their scouting expedition ends in horror as they witness a young Crow woman plummeting from the cliffs. It’s not Walt’s turf, but the tribal chief shanghais him into the investigation. What first appeared to be a suicide could be murder! Craig Johnson will be at the library on Friday, July 27!

Other new books include “Queen of America” by Luis Alberto Urrea, “Miss Julia to the Rescue” by Ann B. Ross, “The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection” by Alexander McCall Smith, “Dorchester Terrace” by Anne Perry, “Fifteen Digits” by Nick Santora, “Rage of the Dragon” by Margaret Weis and “Hannah’s Joy” by Marta Perry. “Lucy in the Sky” by Anonymous and “Jersey Angel” by Beth Ann Bauman are now on the YA shelf.

New non-fiction books are “The Culprit & the Cure: Why Lifestyle is the Culprit Behind America’s Poor Health and How Transforming That Lifestyle Can Be the Cure” by Steven G. Aldana, “Butch Cassidy, My Uncle: a Family Portrait” by W. J. “Bill” Betenson and “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Foods From My Frontier” by Ree Drummond.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new books: “Bushfire Rescue” by Justin D’Ath, “Horseback Hurdles” by Jake Maddox and “Why I Quit Zombie School” by R. L. Stine. Some new easy titles include “Catch That Crook!” by Michael Anthony Steele, “Darth Maul’s Mission” by Ace Landers and “My Greedy Python” by Eric Carle.

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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