The library will be closed on Sunday, November 10 and Monday, November 11, 2013 in honor of Veteran’s Day. We will be resume normal hours at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12.
Do you have library fines? During the month of November library patrons can bring in non-perishable, unexpired food to pay their fines. Each item is equivalent to a $1 of fine; this opportunity does not apply to lost items. Foods will be donated to the Food Pantry at the Niobrara Senior Center. For more information about the Food Pantry stop by the Senior Center 611 E. 6th St or call, 334-2561.
Don’t forget that the library foundation will be hosting a Wine Tasting on Sunday, November 10 from 2-5 p.m. at the Niobrara Country Club; tickets are $30 ($40 at the door). Taste and try different wines and beers from Spirits Liquor and Gift Mart accompanied by gourmet cheeses and a variety of finger foods. There will also be art on display to view and to purchase. Plan now to attend!
Craig Herd returns to the library on Thursday, November 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to answer questions and to help people enroll in the Affordable Health Care Act. If you are planning on enrolling, bring your estimated adjusted (modified) gross income for 2014.
A new novel by Nicholas Sparks is “The Longest Ride.” Ira Levinson is 91 years old, in trouble and conversing with his wife, Ruth, who has been dead for 9 years. Sophia has been introduced to a world where the stakes are high by a young cowboy named Luke. The two couples lives will converge with unexpected poignancy, reminding all of us that even the most difficult decisions can yield an extraordinary journey.
Other new fiction books include “Someone” by Alice McDermott, “The Final Cut” by Catherine Coulter, “Doctor Sleep” by Stephen King, “The Secret Keeper” by Beverly Lewis, “Always on My Mind” by Jill Shalvis, “The Plague Forge” by Jason M. Hough, “Changes” by Pamela Nowak, “Deadline” by Sandra Brown and “Steelheart” by Brandon Sanderson. A new title for the young adult is “The Enchanter Heir” by Cinda Williams Chima.
New non-fiction books are “After the Fire: a Memoir in Poetry and Prose” by J. A. Jance, “Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder” by Enrico Gnaulati, PhD.,and “Decorating Cakes” edited by Pamela Clark.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has this new junior book, “From Norvelt to Nowhere” by Jack Gantos. In the easy section there is “Carnivores” by Aaron Reynolds and “Knock! Knock! Knock! Who’s There?” by Philippe Goossens.
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!