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Lacey Brott of Lacey Dale Photography in Lusk is excited to display some of her favorite photos taken over the years at the library during the month of September. Lacey is a natural light photographer and started her photographic journey about eight years ago. On Wednesday, September 14 from 5-6:30 p.m. a reception will be held at the library with Lacey in attendance to answer your questions. Be sure to stop by!

Have you checked out the “Virtual Library” lately? eBooks and digital audio titles are available to download at no cost to you. Streaming video is also available. The “Virtual Library” is a consortium of 8 Wyoming public libraries and works easily with a wide variety of devices, including the Kindle. All you need to get started is your library card number and PIN, so check it out today. Stop by the library if you have questions or would like one-on-one help in using this free library collection! Digital books, audio, movies and magazines are also available for Niobrara County Library card holders through Hoopla, 3M Cloud Library, OneClick Digital, Freeding and Zinio. Download the app and you’re good to go!

A new book by Barbara Wood is “Land of the Afternoon Sun.” The story follows a disinherited English Baron and a New York heiress who marry and move west to Palm Springs in the 1920’s when Palm Springs was just a budding town on the edge of the Mojave Desert. It is a saga about ambition on both large and small scales and the rapidly modernizing world as the harsh, sun-drenched landscape is transformed from a Native American haven to the playground of Hollywood’s rich and famous. Barbara Wood has penned many sagas, including local favorites, “The Dreaming” and “Green City in the Sun.

Other new fiction books include “Frontier Justice” by Bill Brooks, “The Language of Sisters” by Amy Hatvany, “The Innocents” by Ace Atkins, “Killer Look” by Linda Fairstein, “White Bone” by Ridley Pearson, “Cold Shot” by Dani Pettrey, “Night and Day” by Iris Johansen, “Whitefern” by V.C. Andrews and “The Killer of Cibecue” by Nelson C. Nye. Pittacus Lore’s “United as One” is among new YA titles, along with “Unfaithful: the Deception of Night” by Elisa S. Amore.

New nonfiction books are “The Slight Edge” by Jeff Olson, “Herb Gardening: How to Prepare the Soil, Choose Your Plants, and Care for, Harvest, and Use Your Herbs” by Melissa Melton Snyder and “Wyoming’s Historic Ranches” by Nancy Weidel.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books: “An Author’s Odyssey” by Chris Colfer, “Peril At the Top of the World” by James Patterson and “The Seventh Element” by Wendy Mass. Some of the newer easy titles are “Dory’s Story” by Bill Scollon, “What Pirates Really Do” by Melanie Joyce, “Princess! Fairy! Ballerina!” by Bethanie Deeney Murguia and “Teachers Rock” by Todd Parr.

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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