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Monday, February 29 the movie, “The Purple Rose of Cairo” will be shown at 6 p.m. This film is the second in the “Films of Woody Allen” series; a light meal will be available. All library programs are free and open to the public, for more information call the library at 334-3490.

The photography exhibit, “Wyoming Grasslands” is now on display at the library through March 15. The photographs feature the artists, Michael P. Berman and William S. Sutton. The exhibit is available to our library through collaboration among the artists, The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming, and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Draper Natural History Museum. Be sure to stop in soon.

One of the library’s newer historical novels is “Fallen Land” by Taylor Brown. Orphans of the Civil War, Ava and Callum have only each other and their remarkable horse, Reiver. Pursued relentlessly by a murderous bounty hunter, tracking dogs, and ruthless ex-confederates, the couple makes their way through the burned wreckage of the South, surviving on food they glean from abandoned farms and the occasional kindness of strangers. Their hope is to find a safe haven where they can make a home and begin to rebuild their lives.

Other new fiction books include “November 9” by Colleen Hoover, “A Holiday of Love” by Judith McNaught, “Night of the Rustler’s Moon” by Lauran Paine, “Shameless” by Joan Johnston, “After She’s Gone” by Lisa Jackson, “The Guest Room” by Chris Bohjalian, “Little Black Lies” by Sandra Block and “The Bitter Season” by Tami Hoag. New YA titles include “Triple Moon” by Melissa de la Cruz and “The Iron Warrior” by Julie Kagawa.

New nonfiction books are “The Last Volcano: a Man, a Romance, and the Quest to Understand Nature’s Most Magnificent Fury” by John Dvorak, “The Dementia Caregiver: a Guide to Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Neurocognitive Disorders” by Marc E. Agronin and “Baby Care Basics” by Dr. Jeremy Friedman.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “I Funny TV: a Middle School Story” by James Patterson, “The Red Slippers” by Carolyn Keene and “Secrets of Bearhaven” by K.E. Rocha. A few of the new easy titles include “Groundhog’s Dilemma” by Kristen Remenar, “Rock Star” by Ree Drummond and “Puppy Love” by Rico Green.

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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