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Plan to attend the free Dinner & Movie featuring the classic film, “Inherit the Wind” on Monday, October 29. The film begins at 6 p.m. and Deane Tucker, PhD from Chadron State College will be on hand for discussion which will also include participants at WWC.

Have you checked out the library’s Facebook page? Featuring book reviews as well as information about library programming it is a quick and easy way to find out what’s happening at your library. Take a look today!

The Virtual Library continues to grow, with now close to 1700 titles. This joint effort between our library, the Natrona County Public Library and the Platte County Public Library offers free electronic ebooks for most eReaders and tablets as well as apps for most iOS and Android devices. The 3M Cloud eLibrary and Freading Library are also available to Wyoming residents and it won’t be long and you’ll be able to checkout electronic magazines as well. Your library card number and PIN gives you access to all of these great services.

Have you taken a look at the library’s large print collection? Books are added regularly and one of the newest titles includes the suspense book “Backfire” by Catherine Coulter. Judge Ramsey Hunt begins the murder trial of Clive and Cindy Cahill only to have the aggressive federal prosecutor, Mickey O’Rourke, suddenly turn tentative and distracted. Then O’Rourke goes missing and Judge Hunt gets shot in the back. FBI agents Lacy Sherlock and Dillon Savich race to San Francisco to try and solve the case, but when they discover one answer, more questions arise. This book is also available as an audiobook.

Other new fiction books are “San Miguel” by T. C. Boyle, “The Kingmaker’s Daughter” by Philippa Gregory, “Tiger’s Claw” by Dale Brown, “By Star Light” by Dorothy Garlock, “A Wanted Man” by Lee Child, “The Uninvited” by Heather Graham, “Robert Ludlum’s The Janus Reprisal” by Jamie Freveletti and “You Are the Love of My Life” by Susan Richards Shreve. New titles for the young adult include “Tilt” by Ellen Hopkins, “Seconds Away” by Harlan Coben and “Justin Bieber: Just Getting Started” by Justin Bieber.

New on the non-fiction shelf are “Equine Health as Seen Through the Eye” by Mercedes Colburn, ND, PhD, “Ghost Dances: Proving Up on the Great Plains” by Josh Garrett-Davis and “Three Simple Steps: a Map in Business and Life” by Trevor Blake.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “Meet Caroline” by Kathleen Ernst, “The Quilt Walker” by Sandra Dallas and “Evil under the Sun” by Kristen Mayer. Some new picture books are “The Man in the Ant Hill” by Christopher Yost, “Lucky and Squash” by Jeanne Birdsall and “Red Knit Cap Girl” by Naoko Stoop.

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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