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Mark your calendars! “Mr. Stinky Feet” will be appearing at the library on Wednesday, July 27 at 2 p.m. Come sing, dance, and play in the band during this high-energy, interactive show that will get the whole family rockin’! Weather permitting this program may be held on the library lawn.

The library is governed by a board of directors appointed by the Niobrara County Commissioners. Randi Ross’s second three-year term expires this month and we want to extend our thanks for her years of service. Current board members are Jan Hytrek, chairman; Martha Decker, Vice-Chair/Secretary; Stuart Larson, Treasurer and board members Carolyn Pflughoeft and Brenda Midkiff.

Nim Rusoe lives on a deserted island with her scientist father Jack and her best friends: Selkie, a sea lion; Fred, a bearded dragon lizard; and Galileo, a plucky pelican in the movie, “Nim’s Island” which will be shown on Thursday, July 21 at 1:15 p.m. When Jack goes missing at sea and the island is “invaded” Nim reaches out, via email, to the adventurous author of her favorite books, and together, each discovers what it takes to truly become the hero of your own story.

“When We Were Sisters” is a new novel by Emile Richards. As children in foster care, Cecilia and Robin vowed they would be the sisters each never had. Now Cecilia lives life on the edge but when Robin is nearly killed in an accident, Cecilia drops everything to be with her. Cecilia needs more than time with her sister. A life of lies has finally caught up with her and she wants a chance to tell the real story of their childhood and free herself from the nightmares that still haunt her.

Other new fiction books include “A Country Road, A Tree” by Jo Baker, “Blood Flag” by Steve Martini, “Four Furlongs” by Carol Wright Crigger, “The Sorcerer’s Daughter” by Terry Brooks, “Don’t You Cry” by Mary Kubica, “The City of Mirrors” by Justin Cronin, “Nobody But You” by Jill Shalvis, “The Final Breath” by Robert Dugoni and “Discovering You” by Brenda Novak. Among new YA titles are “Lady Midnight” by Cassandra Clare and “The Crown” by Kiera Cass.

“Along Wyoming’s Historic Highway 20” by Michael J. Till is now available in the non-fiction section, along with “The Timeless Love of Twin Souls” by Janet Kay Darling and “The Memory Diet: More Than 150 Healthy Recipes for Proper Care and Feeding of Your Brain” by Judi Zucker.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter” by Beth Fantaskey, “Spaced Out” by Stuart Gibbs, “A Night Divided” by Jennifer A. Nielson and “Masterminds” by Gordon Korman. A few of the new easy titles are “Ballerina Gets Ready” by Allegra Kent, “Parachute” by Danny Parker, “How to Dress a Dragon” by Thelma Lynne Godin and “Big Trouble on Bird Island” by Sarah Stephens.

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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