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The Dinner and Movie on Monday, February 24 will feature the film, “The Hours” at 6 p.m. at the library. A light meal will be served and discussion will be facilitated by Deane Tucker, PhD, Chadron State College and will include participants from WWC. For more information contact the library at 334-3490.

The Reading Is Fun program sponsored by the Friends of the Library was a hit on February 12 with over 60 children, teenagers and adults participating. Liz Mast, Tucker Stephens, Clayton Potter, Collette Graham and Riley Ross were actors in the skit, “Little Red Racing Heart” and still have the audience talking about their great performances. Dax Dockery, Rishell Lizasuain, Mattie Pfister, Jasmine Christianson and Abbey Larson were all exceptional helpers with the crafts. The next RIF program will be Wednesday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m.

At the old homestead, her family never speaks her name, and her picture is turned to the wall in “Belle Cora” by Phillip Margulies. In the vast world, she is remembered as the celebrated madam of the finest parlor house in San Francisco. Now at the end of her life, after half a century of hiding the details of her scarlet past, Belle has decided to reveal all her secrets. Call or visit the online catalog to place a hold on this title.

Other new fiction books are “Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival” by Jennifer Chiaverini, “Innocent Blood” by James Rollins, “The Cats and the Riddle” by Jan Fields, “Police” by Jo Nesbo, “Perfect” by Rachel Joyce, “The Last Death of Jack Harbin” by Terry Shames, “Mercy Snow” by Tiffany Baker and “Malice” by John Gwynne. “The Impossible Knife of Memory” by Laurie Halse Anderson is among new YA books.

New on the non-fiction shelf are: “Cory Helps Kids Cope with Divorce: Playful Therapeutic Activities for Young Children” by Liana Lowenstein, “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth” by Chris Hadfield and “The Pound a Day Diet: Lose Up to 5 Pounds in 5 Days by Eating the Foods You Love” by Rocco DiSpirito.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “When Did You See Her Last?” by Lemony Snicket and “Desmond Pucket Makes Monster Magic” by Mark Tatulli. New easy titles include “Brave Young Knight” by Karen Kingsbury and “Anna Karenina: a Fashion Primer” by Jennifer Adams.

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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