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“Super Buddies” will be shown on Wednesday, September 25 at 1:45 p.m. for the elementary school’s early release. It is an ordinary day at Fernfield Farms that turns extraordinary when Budderball, Mudbud, B-Dawg, Buddha and Rosebud discover mysterious rings that grant them each a unique superpower. Before you can say “Buddies, assemble” the pups unleash their amazing abilities and race to the rescue when a shape-shifting bully from outer space threatens the planet. “Super Buddies” is rated G and 81 minutes. The library provides popcorn; please bring your own drink.

The second film in a four-film series about dogs, will be shown on Monday, September 30 at 6 p.m. “White Fang” is Jack London’s tale of courage and survival and comes to life amid the breathtaking beauty of the great Alaskan frontier. Ethan Hawke stars as a young man trying to fulfill his father’s dying wish to find gold in the treacherous Yukon Valley. From the taming of a wolf to the taming of the wild, he must find the courage to conquer his fears and become a man in this spectacular outdoor adventure! Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College will facilitate the discussion which will include a light meal and participants from WWC. The film is rated PG and is 109 minutes.

Did you know you could check eReaders out at the library? Specifically designed for use with the 3M Cloud Library these readers check out for two weeks and up to 3 books can be loaded at one time. Stop in and check it out!

Undoubtedly you have heard that J. K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame has written “The Cuckoo’s Calling” under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith. In this mystery, Cormoran Strike lost his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan and is barely scrapping by as a private investigator – until John Bristow walks through his door. John’s sister, super model Lula Landry, known as Cuckoo, fell to her death a few months earlier; the police ruled it suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, desperate designers…..and a lot of danger. This title is also available in other formats.

Other new fiction books include “The Last Kiss Goodbye” by Karen Robards, “Rose Harbor in Bloom” by Debbie Macomber, “Tragic” by Robert K. Tanenbaum, “Omens” by Kelley Armstrong, “First Sight” by Danielle Steel and “Compound Fractures” by Stephen White. A new title for the young adult is “The Gray Wolf Throne” by Cinda Williams Chima.

Some new non-fiction books are “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: the Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis” by Timothy Egan, “The Cancer Killers: the Cancer is the Cure” by Charles Majors and “Manson: the Life and Times of Charles Manson” by Jeff Guinn.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has this new easy book: “Teacher’s Pet” by Doreen Cronin. Check out the children’s dvd’s, videos, books on CD and tapes that are available to check out – both educational and entertainment items are available.

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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