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The Friends of the Library have a fun program planned for Reading is FUN, (RIF) on Wednesday, February 8. A puppet-play will be presented based on the book, “Dinosaur Mardi Gras” by Dianne De Las Casas and children will be able to create their own Mardi Gras mask. A snack will be enjoyed and everyone will have the opportunity to select a book to keep. The program is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

“Animals Make Us Human” by Temple Grandin is the first book in the four-book series by the same name and will be discussed on Monday, February 6 at 6 p.m. at the library. Wayne Deahl returns to lead the discussions. Other books in the series include “A Dog’s Purpose” by W. Bruce Cameron, “Chosen by a Horse” by Susan Richards and “A Lion Called Christian” by Anthony Bourke. For more information, call 334-3490 or stop by the library.

A photography exhibit featuring Wyoming Ranch Life Images will be displayed at the library February 6-28. A reception with artist Riki Kremers will be on Wednesday, February 15 at 5 p.m. The goal of Wyoming Ranch Life Images is to bring the unstaged beauty, reality and adventures of the western lifestyle into the homes and lives of others through the use of photography. Be sure to stop by!

“The Seventh Plague” is a new novel by James Rollins. Two years after vanishing into the Sudanese desert the leader of a British Archeological expedition, Professor Harold McCabe, comes stumbling out – but he dies before he can tell his story. The professor had vanished while searching for proof of the plagues of Moses and when the medical team who performed the man’s autopsy fall ill with an unknown disease, a disturbing question arises – are those plagues starting again? “The Seventh Plague” is also available on CD and through the Virtual Library.

Other new fiction books are “Torturous Trek” by Max Brand, “Someone to Love” by Mary Balogh, “Snowfall on Haven Point” by RaeAnne Thayne, “Conclave” by Robert Harris, “Chasing Shadows” by Karen Harper, “The Reluctant Cowboy” by Kate Pearce, “I’ll Take You There” by Wally Lamb, “Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis” by Anne Rice and “Marry Me on Main Street” by LuAnn McLane. A new title in the young adult section is “The Revival” by Chris Weitz.

“The Unseen Lusitania: the Ship in Rare Illustrations” by Eric Sauder and “Leathercraft: Inspirational Projects For You and Your Home” by Sara Harper are among new non-fiction books ready for checkout.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Wild World of Buck Bray: the Missing Grizzly Cubs” by Judy Young, “Tales From a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy” by Rachel Renee Russell and “Home Sweet Motel” by Chris Grabenstein. A few of the new picture books include “River Rose and the Magical Lullaby” by Kelly Clarkson, “Disney’s Moana” by Bill Scollon and “Abigail the Whale” by Davide Cali.

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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