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Have you signed up for the fall book discussion series yet? “Journey Stories” is the theme and the first book, “The Grapes of Wrath” will be discussed on Tuesday, September 8 at 6 p.m. Stop by the library to register and pick up a copy of the book. Other books to be discussed include “Warmth of Other Suns,” “Ragtime” and “A Handmaid’s Tale.”

Did you know you can now check out audiobooks and streaming movies through the Virtual Library? Just download the app: Overdrive Media Console to use with your mobile devices or tablets. You can also view or listen through your browser on your desktop or laptop. Your library card number and your PIN will give you access! Don’t hesitate to call or stop by the library if you have questions or problems.

Library card holders also have access to Gale Legal Forms. This is a database of legal forms that are professionally created, Wyoming-specific and continually updated – and, easy to download. Documents address subjects such as bankruptcy, divorce, power of attorney, real estate, taxation and landlord/tenant law among others. This resource is provided by the Niobrara County Library Foundation and is accessible by clicking the logo on our homepage.

A new suspense novel is “Tom Clancy’s Under Fire” by Grant Blackwood. In Tehran, Jack Ryan Jr. meets up with his oldest friend, Seth Gregory. Upon parting, Seth slips Jack a key as well as a perplexing message. The next day Jack learns Seth has disappeared along with funds meant for a vital intelligence mission. Seth’s handlers claim he has turned against his country but Jack is determined to learn the truth. Before it’s over, he may have to choose between his loyalty to Seth and his loyalty to America. This book is available in a variety of formats for you to choose from.

Other new fiction books are “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, “The Sudden Arrival of Violence” by Malcolm Mackay, “Chasing Sunsets” by Karen Kinsbury, “China Rich Girlfriend” by Kevin Kwan, “Inside the O’Briens” by Lisa Genova, “Trauma” by Michael Palmer and “Beach Town” by Mary Kay Andrews. New titles for the young adult are “P.S. I Still Love You” by Jenny Han and “Royal Wedding” by Meg Cabot.

“Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship” by Robert Kurson joins “The Modern Medallion Workbook: 11 Designers Share Quilt Projects to Make, Mix, and Match” by Janice Zeller Ryan and “Healthy Brain, Happy Life: a Personal Program to Activate Your Brain and Do Everything Better” by Wendy Suzuki in the new non-fiction section.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Big City” by Grace Gilmore, “Bash and the Chocolate Milk Cows” by Burton W. Cole and “My Mother Got Married (and Other Disasters)” by Barbara Park. A few of the new easy titles are “The Radiator Springs 500 1/2” by Frank Berrios, “Far From Shore” by Kiki Thorpe and “Octonauts and the Whale Shark.”

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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