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The library will be closed on Monday, February 16, 2015 for President’s Day. Regular hours will resume at 10 a.m. on Tuesday the 17th.

Wyoming author, C. J. Box will be at the library on Wednesday, February 18 at 6 p.m. He’ll have a short program and will be available to sign books. Mark your calendar now!

Also on February 18, “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” will be showing for an Early Release movie at 1:45 p.m. The film is rated PG and is 92 minutes. The library will provide the popcorn but please bring your own drink.

The next dinner & movie program will feature “A Serious Man” in the Cinema and the Sacred series on Monday, February 23 at 6 p.m. Physics professor Larry Gopnik can’t believe his life: his wife is leaving him for his best friend; his unemployed brother won’t move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior and mortality in the film that the critics rave is “seriously awesome!” This film is 106 minutes and rated R, a light meal will be available and Deane Tucker, PhD., Chadron State College will facilitate the discussion.

A new suspense novel is “Winter at the Door” by Sarah Graves. Still tormented by the death of her sister, homicide cop Lizzie Snow moves from Boston to Bearkill, Maine in the hopes of finding her long-missing niece amid the ice and snow. Her new boss, Sheriff Cody Chevier, is counting on her years of experience to help him solve his most troubling case where a rash of freak accidents and suicides has left a string of dead men – all former local cops. Now the same cruel eyes that watched them die are on Lizzie….

Other new fiction books are “The Vendetta of Felipe Espinosa” by Adam James Jones, “Agenda 21: Into the Shadows” by Glenn Beck, “Firefight” by Brandon Sanderson, “Die Again : a Rizzoli & Isles novel” by Tess Gerritsen, “The Empty Throne” by Bernard Cornwell, “Insatiable Appetites” by Stuart Woods, “Light Hidden by Darkness” by John Bradford Branney and “Trust No One” by Jayne Ann Krentz. Marie Lu’s newest series begins with “The Young Elites,” and is now available for check-out in the YA section.

“The Adrenal Reset Diet: Strategically Cycle Carbs and Proteins to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones, and Move From Stressed to Thriving” by Alan Christianson is among new non-fiction as well as: “The Gardener’s Son: a Screenplay” by Cormac McCarthy and “Standard Catalog of U. S. Paper Money” by George S. Cuhaj, editor.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Pages of History, Secrets of the Ancients” by Bruce Etter and “Magic in the Mix” by Annie Barrows. New easy titles include “Room on the Broom” by Julia Donaldson, “Gigantosaurus” by Jonny Duddle and “Boy & Bot” by Ame Dyckman.

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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