The library will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014. We will be open at 10 a.m. on Monday the 21st. Sunday hours continue through May 18 and then will suspend throughout the summer.
“Frozen River” will be featured during the next Social Issues Dinner & Movie on Monday, April 28 at 6 p.m. After her husband takes off in their family vehicle for an unknown destination, Ray Eddy attempts to survive alone, raising two sons and working part-time at Yankee Dollar, near Saint Lawrence River near Quebec and New York State. One day when she witnesses a Mohawk woman driving their family vehicle she follows and confronts her, finding out that the woman’s name is Lila Littlewolf and she is actively engaged in smuggling illegal immigrants into the United States via a treacherous frozen river. The lure of money attracts Eddy and she decides to join forces with her new associate. Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College will facilitate the discussion. The film is rated R and is 93 minutes. Monday, May 12 at 6 p.m. a community dialog featuring Social Issues in Niobrara County will be held. More information will be forthcoming.
A new suspense novel is “Runner” by Patrick Lee. Sam Dryden, ex-Special Forces, lives a quiet life in a small town on the coast of southern California. Out for a run in the middle of the night, he encounters a young girl barefoot, terrified, and running from a group of heavily armed men with one clear goal – to kill her. As Dryden tries to help Rachel, he discovers there is something in the past that is more dangerous, more deadly, than the highly trained forces on their heels.
Other new fiction books are “Heart Trouble” by Mary Kay Andrews, “A Promise Kept” by Robin Lee Hatcher, “Stone Cold” by C. J. Box, “Beneath a Patchwork Moon” by Alison Kent, “Whisper’s Edge” by LuAnn McLane, “Be Careful What You Wish For” by Jeffrey Archer, “Romancing a Duke” by Tessa Dare, “A Wilder Rose” by Susan Wittig Albert and “Jury of Six” by Dave P. Fisher. A new title for the young adult is “The Finisher” by David Baldacci.
“Love in the Land of Dementia: Finding Hope in the Caregiver’s Journey” by Deborah Shouse is among new non-fiction along with “Conversation, the Sacred Art: Practicing Presence in an Age of Distraction” by Diane M. Millis and “Earthing: the Most Important Health Discovery Ever?” by Clinton Ober.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Lost in Bermooda” by Mike Litwin and “Zane and the Hurricane: a Story of Katrina” by Rodman Philbrick. Some new easy titles are “E-i-e-i-o” by Judy Sierra and “Dream Dog” by Lou Berger.
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!