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Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog, and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief in “The Little Rascals Save the Day” on Wednesday, May 7 at 1:45 p.m. at the library. The movie is rated PG and is 98 minutes; the library provides the popcorn, but please bring your own drink.

Plan to attend the classical music performance on 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. It is brought to us through the Muriel and Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Foundation and the Wyoming Arts Council.

Join us for an open dialog of Social Issues as they pertain to our community on Monday, May 12 at the library. The Dinner & Discussion will be facilitated by Deane Tucker, PhD. Issues as defined through the Wyoming Council for Women’s Issues survey as well as concerns addressed in the recent film series will be discussed. It is hoped that topics that are specific to Niobrara County will also be defined and discussed. A light meal will be served.

A new novel by Janet Evanovich is “The Chase.” Internationally renowned thief and con artist Nicolas Fox and FBI agent Kate O’Hara team up again to go after Carter Grove, a former White House Chief of Staff and the ruthless leader of a private security agency. Grove has stolen a rare Chinese artifact from the Smithsonian and if the crime becomes public it could torpedo U.S. relations with China. Nick and Kate must work under the radar – and against the clock – to devise a plan to steal the piece back.

Other new fiction books are “Citadel” by Kate Mosse, “The Lost Sisterhood” by Anne Fortier, “The Accident” by Chris Pavone, “A Shining Light” by Judith Miller, “Four Friends” by Robyn Carr, “Black Horizon” by James Grippando, “Waiting on You” by Kristan Higgins and “The Raven’s Shadow” by Elspeth Cooper. “The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander is among new young adult titles.

Jack Kerouc’s “The Haunted Life: and Other Writings” is among new non-fiction as well as “200 Skills Every Cook Must Have: the Step-by-Step Methods That Will Turn a Good Cook into a Great Cook” by Clara Paul and “Vintage Quilt Revival: 22 Modern Designs from Classic Blocks” by Katie Clark Blakesley.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new books, “All About Ellie” by Callie Barkley, “The Case of the Missing Moola” by David Lewman and “Sky Raiders” by Brandon Mull. “The Royal Slumber Party” by Catherine Hapka and “Roadie: the Ranch Dog” by Scott Haynes are also recent additions.

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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