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Library News

Please remember that the library will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2013 for Independence Day. Celebrate safely! Regular hours resume on Friday at 10 a.m.

Children can hear a story anytime by calling Dial-A-Story, 307-334-3274. This storyline is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and available 24/7!

A place name can reveal much about our history and geography and on Friday, July 12 the library will host the program, Wyoming Places. Presenter Venice Beske will share her expertise on Wyoming’s place names and demonstrate the current project, “Wyoming Places”. Bring your lunch and enjoy this informative program that is presented by the Wyoming Humanities Council as part of the Humanities Forum.

Craig Johnson’s newest book is entitled “A Serpent’s Tooth.” Cord Lynear, a Morman “lost boy” is forced off his compound and shows up in Absaroka County. Sheriff Walt Longmire and his group search for the boy’s mother and find themselves in a high plains scavenger hunt that ends up at the barbed-wire doorstep of an interstate polygamy group run by Cord’s father.

Did you miss some of the first season of Longmire? The DVD is available to check out at the library. If you haven’t checked out the television series’ section lately be sure to take a look – it is growing. We also welcome suggestions for additional titles.

Other new fiction books include “Big Sky Summer” by Linda Lael Miller, “Breaking Point” by C.J. Box, “Wedding Night” by Sophie Kinsella, “A Chain of Thunder” by Jeff Shaara, “Bannon Brothers: Triumph” by Janet Dailey, “The Kill Room” by Jeffery Deaver, “Gameboard of the Gods” by Richelle Mead and “Ladies’ Night” by Mary Kay Andrews. New titles for the young adult are “Light: a Gone novel” by Michael Grant and “Tiger’s Destiny” by Colleen Houck.

New adult non-fiction books are “Dinner with the Smileys: One Military Family, One Year of Heroes, and Lessons for a Lifetime” by Sarah Smiley, “Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the American Dream” by Deepak Chopra and “Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition” by T. Colin Campbell.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “Eight Keys” by Suzanne LaFleur, “The Trouble with May Amelia” by Jennifer L. Holm, and “Wild Life” by Cynthia DeFelice, A new picture book is “The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas” by Tony Wilson.

Be sure to check out all of the online resources on our homepage. Just announced this week is the addition of Pimsleur Language programs to OneClick Digital (the downloadable audio resource). Castilian & Latin American Spanish, French, German, Italian and Russian are all available. Try these audiobooks today!

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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