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The last of three RIF, (Reading is Fun) programs will be held on Wednesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the library with Doctor Noize performing. Doctor Noize (Cory Cullinan) engages the audience with an innovative performance. Children in attendance will be able to select their very own book to keep!

Thursday, April 14 “Wyoming’s Red Desert: a Century of Conservation History” will be presented at the library by Erik Molvar. “Wyoming’s Red Desert” is part of the Wyoming Humanities Council’s ThinkWY Road Scholars Tours program. The WHC provides public humanities-based programs in partnership with local organizations and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities with additional support from private donors and the Wyoming Legislature. For more information about this upcoming program contact the library at 307-334-3490.

“Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip” will be the Early Release film on Wednesday, April 13 at 1:45 p.m. The film is rated PG and is 92 minutes. The library provides the popcorn; please bring your own drink.

One of our newer novels is “The Quality of Silence” by Rosamund Lupton. Yasmin and her deaf 10-year-old daughter, Ruby, arrive in a remote part of Alaska only to learn that Ruby’s father, Matt, has been the victim of a catastrophic accident. Unable to accept his death as truth, Yasmin and Ruby set out into the hostile tundra to find him. They grow more isolated with each frozen mile and soon realize that someone is tracking them relentlessly through the soundless dark. Sure to be a page turner!

Other new fiction books include “Robert B. Parker’s Blackjack” by Robert Knott, “The Plague of Thieves Affair” by Marcia Muller, “Death of a Nurse” by M.C. Beaton, “Back Blast” by Mark Greaney, “The Spring at Moss Hill” by Carla Neggers, “Wedding Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke, “The Gangster” by Clive Cussler, “A Girl’s Guide to Moving On” by Debbie Macomber and “Piece of Mind” by Michelle Adelman. New titles for the young adult are “Stars Above” by Marissa Meyer and “The Siren” by Kiera Cass.

“Fast into the Night: a Woman, Her Dogs, and Their Journey North on the Iditarod Trail” by Debbie Clarke Moderow is among new non-fiction along with “Windows 10: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts in Easy Steps” by Stuart Yarnold and “Fix-it and Forget-it Baking with Your Slow Cooker” by Phyllis Good.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “James to the Rescue” by Elise Broach, “Extra Yard” by Mike Lupica and “Project Alpha” by D.J. MacHale. Some of our newer easy titles are “Pig and the Great Vacation”by Neville Astley, “Curvy Tree” by Chris Colfer and “Joone” by Emily Kate Moon.

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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