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Did you know that the Friends of the Library sponsor a Dial-A-Story line that is available 24/7? Call 334-3274 anytime to hear a story read by volunteer Judy Hamaker.

Monday, October 27 the Dinner & Movie series “Who Done It!?!” will feature the classic, “Rear Window” at 6 p.m. Professional photographer L.B. “Jeff” Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out of the rear window observing the neighbors. He begins to suspect that a man across the courtyard may have murdered his wife. Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College will facilitate the discussion which will include a light meal and participants from WWC will join the discussion via Skype. The film is 112 minutes.

The library receives almost 100 magazine subscriptions; did you know you can check them out? Stop in and browse the collection, back issues are also available. If you prefer digital reading, check out the library’s webpage for more information about using Zinio to access more than 150 titles, all at no charge! Your library card number and PIN will give you access.

A new novel is “The Home Place” by Carrie La Seur. Alma Terrebonne thought she was done with Montana – its cruel poverty, bleak winters and stifling ways. Hard work and steely resolve got her into Yale and her attorney position at a Seattle firm. Then an unexpected call changes everything, her younger sister, Vicky, is dead. Billing’s police say a very drunk Vicky wandered away from a party and died of exposure, but Alma discovers that Vicky’s death may not have been an accident.

Other new fiction books are “Captured: from the Frontier Diary of Infant Danny Duly” by Gregory J. Lalire, “Brides for Brothers” by Debbie Macomber, “Falling For Max” by Shannon Stacy, “Back Channel” by Stephen L. Carter, “Fool’s Assassin” by Robin Hobb, “Invincible” by Diana Palmer, “Top Secret” by W.E.B. Griffith, “Texas True” by Janet Dailey, and “A Man To Hold On To” by Marilyn Pappano. New titles for the young adult are “The One” by Kiera Cass and “Uncaged” by John Sandford.

“War of the Whales: a True Story” by Joshua Horwitz is among new non-fiction titles as well as “Beyond Intelligence: Secrets of Raising Happily Productive Kids” by Dona Matthews and “The Herb-Lover’s Recipe Book: 150 Delectable Ideas for Cooking With Herbs, Shown in Over 500 Photographs” by Joanna Farrow.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Battle of Bayport” by Franklin W. Dixon, “Liz at Marigold Lake” by Callie Barkley and “Miranda the Beauty Fairy” by Daisy Meadows. Some new easy titles are “Don’t Turn the Page” by Rachelle Burk, “Goatilocks and the Three Bears” by Erica S. Perl and “Curious George: Chasing Waves” by H. A. Rey.

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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