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The library will be closed on Sunday, February 16 and Monday, February 17, 2014 for President’s Day observance. See you on Tuesday!

“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” will be shown at the library on Wednesday, February 19 at 1:45 p.m. The library will provide the popcorn, please bring your own drinks. The film is rated PG and 95 minutes.

It is 1923 in England and ailing novelist Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, “Mrs. Dalloway” in the film, “The Hours” which will be shown on Monday, February 24 at 6 p.m. In 1951 Los Angeles, Laura Brown is a housewife who is planning her husband’s birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf’s novel. In 2001 New York, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel “Mrs. Dalloway,” as one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it. Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College will facilitate the discussion in this Social Issues Series which will include a light meal and discussion with participants at WWC. The film is rated PG-13 and is 144 minutes.

A new book by Lisa Gardner is “Fear Nothing.” The last thing Boston Detective D. D. Warren remembers is walking the crime scene after dark. All she knows is that she’s been seriously injured, unable to move her left arm, unable to return to work. There’s been another murder with the same calling card: a bottle of champagne and a single red rose. The only person who may have seen the killer is D. D. – who can’t recall a single detail from the night that may have cost her everything.

Eric Van Lustbader’s newest installment in the Bourne series is “Robert Ludlum’s the Bourne Retribution.” Other new fiction books include “Beloved” by Robin Lee Hatcher, “A Star For Mrs. Blake” by April Smith, “Swords of Good Men” by Snorri Kristjansson, “Jazzed” by Donna Kelly, “The Diary in the Attic” by Deanna Julie Dobson and “Flintlock” by William W. Johnstone. “Timebound” by Rysa Walker is among new young adult titles.

New adult non-fiction titles are “Life’s Twists and Turns” by Wyoming Author Pam Barber, “Reading in the Wild: the Book Whisperer’s Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits” by Donalyn Miller, “Vegan Slow Cooking For Two – or – Just For You” by Kathy Hester and “Going West: Quilts and Communities” by Roderick Kiracofe.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has this new junior book “Magic Marks the Spot” by Caroline Carlson. Some new easy titles are “Save the Day” by Trey King, “The Green Ninja” by Tracey West and “A Puppy Tale” by Sierra Harimann.

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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