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The library will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Wyoming Equality Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

The next dinner & movie event in the Films of Woody Allen series will feature the award winning “Annie Hall” at 6 p.m. on January 25. This movie won 30 awards including the Oscar for best picture, best actress, best director and best screenplay in 1978. Starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton the film is a romantic adventure of neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer and his equally neurotic girlfriend, Annie Hall. The film traces the course of their relationship from their first meeting, and serves as an interesting historical document about love in the 1970s. This film is rated PG and is 93 minutes. Dinner is provided and all library programs are free and open to the public.

A new book by David Baldacci is “The Guilty.” Will Robie escaped his small Gulf Coast hometown of Cantrell, Mississippi after high school and never looked back. Now his father has been charged with murder and is refusing to defend himself. Will and his partner, Jessica Reel, undertake their own investigation which results in more questions than answers. Now Will must face the possibly deadly consequences of long ago choices made by both him and his father – this time there may be no escape for either of them. “The Guilty.” is also available as an audiobook and through the Virtual Library.

Other new fiction books include “Dishing the Dirt” by M.C. Beaton, “The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O’Clock Lady” by Susan Wittig Albert, “Welcome to Night Vale” by Joseph Fink, “Fire and Ice” by Mary Connealy, “Avelynn” by Marissa Campbell, “Long Texan” by William MacLeod Raine, “Dark Corners” by Ruth Rendall, “Playing With Fire” by Tess Gerritsen and “The Golem of Paris” by Jonathan Kellerman. “Dream Things True” by Marie Marquardt and “A Passage to Shambhala” by Jon Baird are among new YA titles.

Wayne Dyer’s “Memories of Heaven: Children’s Astounding Recollections of the Time Before They Came to Earth” and “In Order to Live: a North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom” by Yeonmi Park are some new non-fiction titles along with John C. Maxwell’s “Intentional Living: Choosing a Life That Matters.”

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “City of Thirst” by Carrie Ryan, “Hilo: the Boy Who Crashed to Earth” by Judd Winick and “Goblins on the Prowl” by Bruce Coville. Some of the new easy titles are “Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear” by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, “Dottie and the Dog Show” by Teddy Slater and “Lily and Bear” by Lisa Stubbs.

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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