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The Niobrara County Library Foundation is bringing Colorado peaches back to our county this summer. They are scheduled to arrive around August 10. If you haven’t yet ordered, call the library at 334-3490. The boxes are between 18 and 20 pounds and are $40.

One of the most acclaimed performers that has presented at the library will return on Wednesday, August 12. Duffy Hudson will present a bio-play of America’s most decorated WWII hero, Audie Murphy. The performance will be at 6:30 p.m. at the library and is one you won’t want to miss. Hudson previously performed as Edgar Allen Poe. Mark your calendar today!

Upcoming movies showing at the library include “Scooby-Doo and Kiss: a Rock and Roll Mystery” on Thursday, July 30 at 1:30 p.m. “Insurgent” will be shown on Tuesday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m. Attendees under the age of 13 must have a parent with them or written permission as this film is rated PG-13. On August 6 the much talked about “Home” will be shown at 1:30 p.m. The library does provide popcorn, but please bring your own drink.

A new suspense novel is “Crazy Mountain Kiss” by Keith McCafferty. Spring snow still clings to Montana’s Crazy Mountains when the body of a teenage girl is found wedged in a chimney. A rodeo buckle identifies her as Cinderella “Cindy” Huntington, a rising rodeo star who went missing the previous November. Suspicion falls on a buckskin-clad mountain man, however, Cindy’s high strung mother thinks the evil is closer to home and she hires private detective Sean Stanahan. Sean and the Hyalite County sheriff soon find themselves deep into an investigation that grows to involve a sex club, a lost diary, a cave, photographs and the legends of the Crazy Mountains. Several of McCafferty’s books are available to checkout.

Other new fiction books are “To Win Her Favor” by Tamera Alexander, “NW” by Zadie Smith, “The Legacy” by Dan Walsh, “How a Gunman Says Goodbye” by Malcolm Mackay, “Ever After” by Jude Deveraux, “Country” by Danielle Steel, “The Fateful Lightning” by Jeff Shaara and “Invasion of Privacy” by Christopher Reich. “An Ember in the Ashes” by Sabaa Tahir and “Off the Page” by Judi Picoult are among new YA books.

Christa Parravani’s, “Her: a Memoir” is now in the new non-fiction section along with “The Picnic: Recipes and Inspiration from Basket to Blanket” by Marnie Hanel and “Lessons of Lifelong Intimacy: Building a Stronger Marriage without Losing Yourself – the 9 Principles of a Balanced and Happy Relationship” by Michael Gurian.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Honest Truth” by Dan Gemeinhart, “How to Speak Dolphin” by Ginny Rorby and “Best Friend Next Door” by Carolyn Mackler. A few new easy titles are “Cops, Crocs, and Crooks” by Trey King, “Charlie the Ranch Dog: Charlie Goes to the Doctor” by Ree Drummond and “Biscuit and the Baby” by Alyssa Satin Capucilli.

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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