Niobrara County News

Library News

The Kentucky Derby fundraiser has been cancelled due to multiple conflicts. Watch for a fun event in the future!

Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be available for pick-up on Friday, May 3 beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the library. There will be limited quantity (beyond preorders) for sale that day; a glazed dozen is $8 and a mixed dozen $9. Stop by early if you did not preorder!

Curtis Mork, the Lego Guy will be at the library on Sunday, May 5 at 1 p.m. Plan now to attend this fun event – you’ll learn about Lego history as well as have an opportunity for some hands-on time!

One of our newer books is “The End of the Point” by Elizabeth Graver. A place out of time, Ashaunt Point in Massachusetts provided sanctuary and an anchored life for generations of the Porter family, but in 1942 the U. S. Army arrived bring havoc and change. Most of the family left; later some returned seeking refuge from the rapidly changing times but even in Ashaunt Point they cannot escape the long shadow of history, economic misfortune, illness and tragedy.

Other new fiction books are “The Icecutter’s Daughter” by Tracie Peterson, “Vendetta Canyon” by Stan Lynde, “Poppy Done to Death” by Charlaine Harris, “When Jesus Wept” by Bodie Thoene, “The Guardian” by Beverly Lewis, “No Way Back” by Andrew Gross, “Touch of Power” by Maria V. Snyder and “Island 731” by Jeremy Robinson. “Wish You Were Eyre” by Heather Vogel Fredrick and “Dead in the Battle Field” by Marlene Perez are now available in the YA section.

“Old Cowboy Saddles & Spurs: Identifying the Craftsmen Who Made Them” by Gretchen Graham is among the new non-fiction. Also now in: “Born on a Mountain Top: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier” by Bob Thompson and “How to Grow Perennial Vegetables” by Martin Crawford.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new titles “Saige Paints the Sky” by Jessi Haas and “Ahsoka in Action” by Jon Richards as well as “Who Saved the Galaxy?” by Catherine Saunders, “Oz the Great and Powerful: the Land of Oz” by Scott Peterson and “Busy-Busy Little Chick” by Janice N. Harrington.

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!

Stop by and Visit Us Soon!