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Great news! Hoopla Digital has reached an agreement with The Walt Disney Studios, bringing 100 celebrated titles to Hoopla for streaming and/or downloading. With this new content agreement, Hoopla Digital’s app and online platform adds popular Disney movies including The Muppet Movie, Recess: School’s Out, A Goofy Movie, The Sword in the Stone and more to its current offering of more than 295,000 videos, music and audiobooks. This simultaneous use content is now available for patrons to stream instantly to their smartphones, tablets and computers. Content can also be downloaded for later viewing to mobile devices. The Niobrara County Library is one of just over 600 libraries in North America to offer this service to library patrons. Stop in to find out more about Hoopla and other library offerings.

“Scheherazade, Tell Me A Story” will be featured on Monday, March 30 in the Dinner & Film series, “Cinema and the Sacred.” The film begins at 6 p.m., a light meal will be available and participants from WWC will participate in the discussion facilitated by Deane Tucker.

When the infamous “Chicago Sniper” Caleb Wardell escapes from death row two weeks before his execution the FBI call on the services of Carter Blake in “The Killing Season” by Mason Cross. Blake’s skills lie in finding those who don’t want to be found. Teaming up with special agent Elaine Banner they try to second guess a man who kills purely for the thrill of it only to uncover a hornet’s nest of lies and corruption. Now they must go head to head with the FBI if they are to stop Wardell and expose a deadly conspiracy that will rock the country.

Other new fiction books are “Echo Lake” by Carla Neggers, “The Girls of Mischief Bay” by Susan Mallery, “Hush, Hush” by Laura Lippman, “Season of Fear” by Brian Freeman, “Shadow Study” by Maria V. Snyder, “The Crimson Cord: Rahab’s Story” by Jill Eileen Smith, “The Trouble with Patience” by Maggie Brendan and “Mightier Than the Sword” by Jeffrey Archer. Holly Black’s newest title is “The Darkest Part of the Forest” and joins “I Was Here” by Gayle Forman among new young adult books.

New nonfiction books are “Foxcatcher: the True Story of My Brother’s murder, John DuPont’s Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold” by Mark Schultz, “How to Show and Sell Your Crafts” by Torie Jayne and “Extreme Origami” by Won Park.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Map to Everywhere” by Carrie Ryan and “Mean Margaret” by Tor Seidler. Some new picture books are “Dragons Love Tacos” by Adam Rubin, “Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page” by Cynthia Rylant and “The Chicken Squad: the First Misadventure” by Doreen Cronin.

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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