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The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 for Veteran’s Day. Regular hours resume on Thursday.

Food for Fines is available during the month of November! Donate unexpired, non-perishable food during the month of November to help clear your library account of overdue library fines and help stock the Food Pantry at the Niobrara Senior Center. One item is equal to $1.50 of your local library fine – for more information stop by the library.

If you have questions about the Affordable Healthcare Act or want help in enrolling or renewing your health insurance, 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. Bring your estimated modified (adjusted) gross income for 2016 to speed the process.

A new debut novel is “The Courtesan” by Alexandra Curry. This is an astonishing tale inspired by the real life of a woman who lived and loved in the twilight decades of the Qing dynasty. To this day, Sai Jinhura is a legend in her native China. Full of scandal and intrigue, it takes the reader from an enchanted girlhood home to the innermost rooms of a brothel to the halls of imperial power.

Other new fiction books include “The Loner: Hard Luck Money” by J. A. Johnstone, “Court of Fives” by Kate Elliot, “Deceptions” by Kelley Armstrong, “Last Bus To Wisdom” by Ivan Doig, “The Last Time I Saw Her” by Karen Robards, “Keeper’s Reach” by Carla Neggers, “Night of the Cobra” by Jack Coughlin, “The Drafter” by Kim Harrison and “Wildest Dreams” by Robyn Carr. New young adult books include “Daniel X: Lights Out” by James Patterson and “Crystal Kingdom” by Amanda Hocking.

“Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America” by Dick Cheney is among new non-fiction, along with “The Self-Motivated Kid: How to Raise Happy, Healthy Children Who Know What They Want and Go After It (Without Being Told)” by Shimi K. Kang and “Idiot’s Guide: Auto Repair and Maintenance” by Dave Stribling.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate” by Jacqueline Kelly, “The Golden Specific” by S.E. Grove and “Saving Mr. Terupt” by Rob Buyea. Some of the newer easy titles are “Five Little Ducklings Go to School” by Carol Roth, “InvisiBill” by Maureen Fergus, “Rufus the Writer” by Elizabeth Bram and “Dojo Daycare” by Chris Tougas.

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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