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“A Serpent’s Tooth” and “Any Other Name” by Wyoming author Craig Johnson will be discussed at noon on Tuesday, August 19 at the library. If you haven’t read these books and would like to do so before the discussion be sure to stop by the library. Johnson will join the discussion via Skype and Wayne Deahl will also be on hand. Plan now to bring your lunch and join this hour-long event. Johnson will also return to our library on Sunday, October 5.

The movie, “Divergent” will be shown on Tuesday, August 5 at 6:30 p.m. In a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late. “Divergent” is based on a series of books by Veronica Roth and is rated PG-13. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent or have written permission. The film is 139 minutes. The library will provide the popcorn, please bring your own drink.

“Mumfie’s Quest: The movie” will be shown on Thursday, August 7 at 1:30 p.m. This animated film is 108 minutes. The library provides the popcorn, please bring your own drink.

A new novel is “The Untold” by Courtney Collins. It is 1921 and in a mountain-locked valley in the Australian Outback. There is a woman wanting to survive, although there is barely any life left in her. She mounts her horse and points it toward the highest mountain in sight. Soon bands of men will crash through the brush, desperate to claim the reward on her head. In their wake will be two more men – one her lover, the other the law – both uncertain if they should save her or themselves, but there is one who will never give up on her – her own child who awaits her.

Other new fiction books are “On Scope” by Jack Coughlin, “Blood Red” by Mercedes Lackey, “A Shiver of Light” by Laurell K. Hamilton, “Across the Cheyenne River” by Wyoming author John D. Nesbitt, “Come Home to Me” by Brenda Novak, “Torture Town” by William Johnstone, “Forbidden Surrender” by Priscilla West, “The Submissive” by Tara Sue Me and “The Broken Places” by Ace Atkins. A new title for the young adult is “The Infinite Sky” by C. J. Flood.

“Nutrition for Runners” by Jeff Galloway is in the non-fiction section along with “Co-Parenting with a Toxic Ex: What to Do When Your Ex-Spouse Tries to Turn the Kids against You” by Amy J. L. Baker and “An Improbable Pioneer: the Letters of Edith S. Holden Healy, 1911-1950” by Cathy Healy.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new books: “Nancy Clancy Super Sleuth” by Jane O’Connor, “A Growing Suspicion” by Jacqueline Dembar Greene and “The Ninja Librarians: the Accidental Keyhand” by Jen Swann Downey. Also available: “Big Snowman, Little Snowman” by Tish Rabe, “A Tale of Two Sisters” by Melissa Lagonegro and “Brother Hugo and the Bear” by Katy Beebe.

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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