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There is still time to order your Krispy Kreme doughnuts! A glazed dozen is $8 and mixed is $9 and pick-up will be Friday, May 2 beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the library. A limited number of extras will be available so preorder today by calling the library at 334-3490 or contact any library foundation members.

Mark your calendars today for Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m. The library is pleased to sponsor the Piatigorsky Foundation’s Tour featuring mezzo-soprano Katherine Calcamuggio and pianist John Elam at the Congregational Church. The Piatigorsky Foundation is dedicated to making live classical music an integral part of everyday life for communities throughout the United States and is brought to Lusk through the Muriel and Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Foundation and the Wyoming Arts Council. Plan to attend now!

Don’t forget the Dinner and Movie, featuring “Frozen River” on Monday, April 28 at 6 p.m. This is the final film in the Social Issues series and will conclude on Monday, May 12 with an open dialog about social issues as they pertain to our community. Be sure to join us then for Dinner & Discussion at 6 p.m., discussion will be facilitated by Deane Tucker, PhD.

Rebecca Winter is a once world famous photographer whose career is descending along with her bank balance in Anna Quindlen’s new novel, “Still Life with Bread Crumbs.” Rebecca flees the city for the middle of nowhere. There she discovers, in a tree stand with a roofer named Jim Bates, that what she sees through a camera lens is not all there is to life. This book is also available as a sound recording and through the 3M Cloud Library.

Other new fiction books are “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt, “City of Jasmine” by Deanna Raybourn, “Missing You” by Harlan Coben, “Blossom Street Brides” by Debbie Macomber, “Destroyer Angel” by Nevada Barr, “NYPD Red 2” by James Patterson, “Moonlight Kiss” by LuAnn McLane and “The Cottage on Juniper Ridge” by Shelia Roberts. “Smoke” by Ellen Hopkins is among new young adult titles.

The new non-fiction books include: “10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works – a True Story” by Dan Harris, “ADHD Does Not Exist: the Truth About Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder” by Richard Saul M.D. and “Quantum Mechanics: the Theoretical Minimum” by Leonard Susskind.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Stranded” by Jeff Probst, “What the Moon Said” by Gayle Rosengren and “The Blood Guard” by Roy Carter. Some new easy titles are “When an Alien Meets a Swamp Monster” by Cornelius Van Wright and “Close as a Breath” by Callie Grant.

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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