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Have you browsed the library’s online genealogy or historical databases lately? Debbie Rose, Genealogy Librarian continues to add data on a daily basis. Currently there are well over 7000 full-text and searchable obituaries with the majority cross referenced with family members, the cemetery database and occasionally history articles. Online local history continues to grow as well as do the birth records. Please take a moment and browse what has evolved since the inception of this project in 2005. If you have additional information, including family histories that could be included or corrections please let us know.

The library will be closed on Sunday, January 19th and Monday, January 20th, 2014 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Wyoming Equality Day. Regular hours resume at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21st.

A new book by Cassandra King is “Moonrise.”Helen Honeycutt falls in love with Emmet Justice, a charismatic T.V. journalist, who had lost his first wife in a tragic accident. That summer the newlyweds join a group of Emmet’s friends at his late wife’s family home in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Helen tries to fit in, but it is clear that someone is trying to drive her away. Then she stumbles on to the secret behind her predecessor’s untimely death and she is not sure she can trust or even love again.

Other new fiction books include “Ever After” by Karen Kingsbury, “Peace” by Shelley Shepard Gray, “The First Phone Call From Heaven” by Mitch Albom, “Sinister” by Lisa Jackson, “Twilight” by Sherryl Woods, “Brown Dog: Novellas” by Jim Harrison, “Down Range” by Lindsey McKenna, “Dark Witch” by Nora Roberts, and “The Prince of Risk” by Christopher Reich. A new title for the young adult is “Unsouled” by Neil Shusterman.

New non-fiction books are “Practice to Deceive” by Ann Rule, “The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindberg, and the Epic Age of Flight” by Winston Groom and “Guiness World Records 2014.”

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has this new chapter book “Magic Marks the Spot” by Caroline Carlson. Some new picture books include “The Mermaid Dives In” by Shelia Sweeney Higginson and “Ready For Action” by Victoria Taylor.

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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