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Did you know that the library circulates a wide variety of audiovisual material? The collection includes everything from the most recent movies, television shows, educational DVD’s (including a few Great Courses), Clinton Anderson Downunder Horsemanship instructional kits, fiction and non-fiction books on CD and music CDs. All a/v materials check out for two weeks and can often be renewed. Stop in soon and check out some of these selections!

The LearningExpress Library™ is among one of the learning tools provided to Wyoming residents through GoWyld. The LearningExpress Library provides robust, online, interactive materials to help learners succeed in the workplace and at school. It combines tutorials, skill practice sets, test preparation, and eBooks in an engaging, easy-to-use eLearning platform. Version 3.0 is the most advanced digital learning resource platform ever-bursting with new features and functionality in a brand new format with easy-to-use navigation. The LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure, exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep (ACT, SAT, etc.), GED® test prep, and more. To access, go to, click on “Education” or “L” for LearningExpress Library, enter your library card number and PIN and then create an account to save your testing information. If you don’t have computer or internet access at home, the library has both available!

Diane Chamberlain’s newest novel is “Pretending to Dance.” Molly Arnett and her husband are planning to adopt a baby, but the process terrifies her. She’s afraid that the truth she’s kept hidden about her childhood will surface and destroy not only her chance at adoption but also her marriage. What Molly doesn’t know is that even she doesn’t know the truth about what happened. This is sure to be a page-turner!

Other new fiction books include “Justice at Redwillow” by Wyoming author John Nesbitt, “The Heart Goes Last” by Margaret Atwood, “The Gilded Life of Matilda Duplaine” by Alex Brunkhorst, “Fancy Dancer” by Fern Michaels, “The Murder House” by James Patterson, “Only a Kiss” by Mary Balogh, “Shadows of Self” by Brandon Sanderson, “The Photograph” by Beverly Lewis and “Long Road to Cheyenne” by Charles G. West. New titles for the young adult include “Pieces of Why” by K. L. Going and “Queen of Shadows” by Sarah J. Maas.

“Yes, Please” by Amy Poehler is among new non-fiction along with “Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation: the Story of the Transcontinental Railroad” by Martin W. Sandler and “Embroidery: a Step-By-Step Guide to More Than 300 Stitches” by Lucinda Ganderton.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Sky’s the Limit” by Valerie Tripp, “Sparkling Jewel” by D. L. Green and “Book Scavenger” by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman. Some new easy titles are “The Sneaky Snow Fox” by Patricia Reilly Giff, “When Santa Was a Baby” by Linda Bailey and “Toys Meet Snow: Being the Wintertime Adventures of a Curious Stuffed Buffalo, a Sensitive Plush Stringray, and a Book-Loving Rubber Ball” by Emily Jenkins.

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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