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Have you registered your children for the library’s afterschool programs? The programs begin the week of January 9. Call 307-334-3490 today! “Curious George” is the theme for Mondays for children in kindergarten and first grade. Tuesdays will feature “Space” for second and third grades and on Thursdays, children in fourth, fifth and sixth grade will have an advanced “Space” theme. The programs begin after school and conclude at 4:30 p.m. Snacks, stories and lots of craft fun are included in the fast-paced hour!

The Bill of Rights is celebrating 225 years and an exhibit is currently at the library. County Attorney, Cally Lund, will present a program on the Bill of Rights on Wednesday, January 11 at 6 p.m. Plan now to attend to learn more about this important piece of American history.

DelRea’s Photography is on display at the library January 9-31. A reception with the artist, Jessica Stallman, will be held on Wednesday, January 18 at 5 p.m.

Copies of the first book in the “Animals Make Us Human” book discussion series are now available to pick up at the library. Temple Grandin’s book, “Animals Make Us Human” will be discussed on Monday, February 6 at 6 p.m. with Wayne Deahl facilitating. The four book series also features the books, “A Dog’s Purpose,” “Chosen by a Horse’ and “A Lion Called Christian.” All library programs are free and open to the public.

A new book by Alice Hoffman is “Faithful.” Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night when an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. Shelby has to fight her way back to her own future. In New York City, she finds a circle of lost and found souls – including an angel who’s been watching over her since that icy night. “Faithful” is also available on CD and digitally in the Virtual Library and the 3M Cloud Library.

Other new fiction books are “Missing” by James Patterson, “Unhonored” by Tracy Hickman, “Escape Clause” by John Sandford, “Cakewalk” by Rita Mae Brown, “Two by Two” by Nicolas Sparks, “Part Time Cowboy” by Maisey Yates, “High Heat” by Richard Castle, “The Bone Collection” by Kathy Reichs and “The Whistler” by John Grisham. A new title for the young adult is “Moon Chosen” by P.C. Cast.

“When Your Partner Has an Addiction: How Compassion Can Transform Your Relationship (And Heal You Both in the Process)” by Christopher Kennedy Lawford and “Eleanor Roosevelt: the War Years and After, Volume 3 1939 – 1962” by Blanche Wiesen Cook are among new non-fiction titles.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Clash of the Worlds” by Chris Columbus, “Frozen: the Continuing Adventures of a Young Cowboy” by Stu Campbell and “Fishbone’s Song” by Gary Paulson. Some of the newer easy titles are “Storybook Knight” by Helen Docherty, “Duck on a Tractor” by David Shannon and “Time for School, Mouse” by Laura Numeroff.

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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