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The library will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2016 for President’s Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, February 16 at 10 a.m.

The photographs of Michael P. Berman and William Sutton will be on display at the library beginning February 16 through March 15. Plan to stop by to view this collection of Wyoming’s vast landscape in the exhibit, Wyoming Grasslands. Wednesday, February 24 a reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. with a brief program by Brent Lathrop at 5:30 p.m. of the Nature Conservancy. The display is sponsored by The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Draper Natural History Museum. Refreshments will also be served.

A new novel by Pulitzer Prize winner author Elizabeth Strout is “My Name is Lucy Barton.” While Lucy Barton is recovering slowly in the hospital, her mother, to whom she hasn’t spoken for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about people from Lucy’s hometown seem to reconnect them, but just below the surface lie the tension and longing that have formed every aspect of Lucy’s life including escape from her troubled family.

Other new fiction books include “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” by Mitch Albom, “Host” by Robin Cook, “All of Us and Everything”by Bridget Asher, “House of the Rising Sun”by James Lee Burke, “Every Crooked Path” by Steven James, “Precious Gifts” by Danielle Steel, “The Verdict” by Nick Stone, “Son of the Black Sword” by Larry Correia and “Against the Tide”by Kat Martin. New young adult titles include “The Murder of an Angel” by James Patterson and “Dangerous Lies”by Becca Fitzpatrick.

“Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves” by Adam Levin is among new non-fiction along with “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: the Forgotten War That Changed American History” by Brian Kilmeade, and “Quilter’s Academy: Skilled Building Course in Quilt Making, Volumes 1-4” by Harriet Hargrave.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Paddington Abroad” by Michael Bond, “The Case of the Plagued Play”by David Lewman and “From the Deep” by Michael Spradlin. Some of the new easy titles are “Jack Frost”by William Joyce, “Huff and Puff” by Tish Rabe and “Mummy Cat” by Marcus Ewert.

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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