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The library will be closed on Sunday, January 20th and Monday, January 21st, 2013 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. and Wyoming Equality Day. Regular hours resume at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22.

2012 income tax forms are starting to arrive, but some are impacted by the recent passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 and will be delayed in arriving.

Are you an avid app user? Check out BookMyne, available in the Apple App Store and the Android Marketplace. This free library mobile app will allow you to see what you have checked out, renew items and place holds as well as see what’s available in our library and throughout the state. Take a look today!

Monday, January 28 the film, “Being There” will be shown at 6 p.m. A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run-in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of a woman (Eve) and her husband Ben, an influential but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidante to Ben and an unlikely political insider. A light meal will be available and Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College will facilitate the discussion which will include participants at WWC. The film is rated PG and is 130 minutes.

The author of the bestseller “The Shack,” Wm. Paul Young, has a new book entitled “Cross Roads.” It is the story of the incremental transformation of a man caught in the torments of his own creation – somewhere between Heaven and Earth. Will this man have the courage to make a critical choice that can undo a major injustice he set in motion before suffering a cerebral hemorrhage that left him comatose in a hospital ICU?

Other new fiction books are “The Last Man” by Vince Flynn, “Fever” by Elizabeth Lowell, “The Art Forger” by B.A. Shapiro, “The Last Falcon” by Colleen Ruttan, “Political Suicide” by Michael Palmer, “Twelfth Night Secrets” by Jane Feather and “City of Saints” by Andrew Hunt.

New titles for the young adult include “Witch World” by Christopher Pike and “If We Survive” by Andrew Klaven.

“Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power” by Jon Meacham is on the new non-fiction shelf along with “Miracles Happen: the Transformational Healing Power of Past-Life Memories” by Brian L. Weiss and “No Easy Day: the Autobiography of a Navy Seal: the Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden” by Mark Owen.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “Spirit Wolf” by Kathryn Lasky and “The Tale of the Ill-Gotten Catfish” by Barbara Hay. New books in the easy section include “Flight of the Last Dragon” by Robert Burleigh, “Mrs. Mustard’s Baby Faces” by Jane Wattenberg and “The Moose Belongs to Me” by Oliver Jeffers.

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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