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Changes will be taking place in Wyoming with the Affordable Care Act and Craig Herd, Licensed Wyoming agent and Certified Marketplace enroller in the Health Insurance Marketplace will be at the library on Tuesday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to late afternoon to help you renew or enroll. Bring your estimated modified (adjusted) gross income for 2016 to speed the process.

The library has provided afternoon movies for the school district’s K-5’s Early Releases the last several years, however on the next Early Release date, November 11 the library will be closed for Veteran’s Day. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. K-5 Early Release films will return on January 13, 2016.

A new suspense novel is “Last Words” by Michael Koryta. Investigator Markus Novak’s wife was killed on a case the two were working together and his attempts to learn the truth about her death has put his job on the line. Now he’s been sent to Garrison, Indiana to assess a cold case for his boss. Ten years ago a teenage girl disappeared inside an elaborate cave system beneath rural farmland. Days later, Ridley Barnes emerged carrying her lifeless body and claiming he had no memory of where or how he found the girl or whether she was dead or alive. Tired of living under a cloud of suspicion he is demanding answers and Novak needs to find the truth if he has any chance of returning to Florida.

Other new fiction books include “The Way of Sorrows” by Jon Steele, “My Real Children by Jo Walton, “Fool’s Quest by Robin Hobb, “The Legend of Caleb York Mickey Spillane, “The Well by Catherine Chanter, “The Forgotten by Heather Graham, “Water From My Heart by Charles Martin, “Woman With a Secret by Sophie Hannah and “A Bride for Keeps by Melissa Jagears. “No Such Person by Caroline B. Cooney and “Cheating for the Chicken Man by Priscilla Cummings are now among new YA titles.

New nonfiction books are “Bald is Better with Earrings: a Survivor’s Guide to Getting Through Breast Cancer by Andrea Hutton, “Wyoming’s 7 Greatest Natural Wonders + 33 Other Fascinating Places by Bill Sniffin and “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: the Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Field Trip by Gary Paulsen, “Children of the Covered Wagon by Mary Jane Carr and “How to be a Princess by Courtney Carbone. Among the new easy titles are “Pulling Back the Curtain on Magic by Sheila Sweeny Higginson, “There Was an Old Dragon Who Swallowed a Knight by Penny Parker Klostermann, “I Am Nibbles by Lori C. Froeb and “Ice Race” by Amy Weingartner.

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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