The Niobrara County Library Foundation is once again offering fresh grown peaches from the Juicy Acres Orchard in Palisade, Colorado. The peaches are $40 for 18-20 pounds and will be available around August 23. Orders are now being taken by calling the library, 334-3490; or Leslie Hammond, 307-334-2534; Lisa Pischel, 307-340-0471; Pat Bruch, 307-334-3153.
Friday, August 9 a celebration will be held in the street by the library. Free music and food will help to celebrate 100 years of library service in Niobrara County. Plan to grab a chair or a blanket and stop by for an evening of fun. The party begins at 5 p.m. with “Local Kids Playing” taking the stage, Ross Diercks follows them at 5:30 p.m. and international performer, Josh Harty will perform beginning at 6 p.m.
Tech Talk will be held at the library at noon on Tuesday, August 6. Bring your questions and / or devices and we’ll help you to access library resources and try to answer other questions you may have.
The movie, “Adventures in Zambezia” will be shown on Thursday, August 8 at 1:30 p.m. Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, “Zambezia” is the story of Kai – a na�ve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of “Zambezia” where he discovers the truth about his origins and, in defending the city, learns how to be part of a community. The film is rated G and is 83 minutes, the library will provide the popcorn, please bring your own drink.
A new suspense novel is “The 9th Girl” by Tami Hoag. On a frigid New Year’s Eve in Minneapolis, a young woman’s brutalized body falls from the trunk of car into the path of oncoming traffic. Unidentified, unidentifiable and nicknamed “Zombie Doe,” she is the 9th nameless female victim of the year. Homicide detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska are charged with the task of finding out who she is and who hated her enough to destroy her.
Other new fiction books include “The Heist” by Janet Evanovich, “Unseen” by Karin Slaughter, “The King” by Steven James, “Affliction” by Laurell K. Hamiliton, “The Lemon Orchard” by Luanne Rice, “Storm Front” by Richard Castle, “Small Town Girl” by Ann H. Gabhart, “The Newcomer” by Robyn Carr and “Hard Ride to Hell” by William W. Johnstone.
Colleen Houck’s “Tiger’s Curse” and “BZRK” by Michael Grant are now available in the YA section.
New adult non-fiction titles are “The World’s Strongest Librarian: a Memoir of Tourette’s, Faith, Strength, and Power of Family” by Josh Hanagarne, “Brainspotting: the Revolutionary New Therapy for Rapid and Effective Change” by David Grand and “Cabins: a Guide to Building Your Own Nature Retreat” by David Styles.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “Pie” by Sara Weeks and “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio. A new picture book is “Little Dog Lost: the True Story of a Brave Dog Named Baltic” by Monica Carnesi.
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!