The movie, “The Big Short” will be shown on Monday, February 27 at 6 p.m. as part of the “In Crisis” Dinner & Movie series. Three separate but parallel stories of the U.S mortgage housing crisis of 2005 are told in the film. A light meal will be available and Deane Tucker will facilitate the discussion. Library programs are free and open to the public.
Wyoming Ranch Life Images photography exhibit by Riki Kremers will be on display through February 28. Beginning March 6, “Capturing Moments Photography” by Jessica Frye will be on display through March 31.
Thomas Perry’s newest novel is “The Old Man.” To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree in Vermont with 2 big mutts and a daughter that he keeps in touch with by phone. However, 35 years ago as a young hotshot in army intelligence, he was sent to Libya to covertly assist a rebel army. When the plan turned sour, Chase reacted according to his own idea of right and wrong triggering consequences he could never imagine. He has to rely on every survivor skill he has because someone still wants him dead.
Other new fiction books are “In Our Time” by Paul Joseph Lederer, “The Hero” by Donna Grant, “The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill” by Julie Klassen, “The Nowhere Man” by Gregg Hurwitz, “Naapiikoan Winter” by Alethea Williams, “The Dangerous Ladies Affair” by Marcia Muller, “Rio Grande” by Curtis Bishop, “Crowning Design” by Leila Meacham and “The Cold Eye” by Laura Anne Gilman. New titles for the young adult are “The Black Key” by Amy Ewing and “Hollow City” by Ransom Riggs.
New non-fiction titles are “Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance, “Settle for More” by Megyn Kelly, and “Yoga Beyond the Mat: How to Make Yoga Your Spiritual Practice” by Alanna Kaivalya.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Ellie’s Story” by W. Bruce Cameron, “Locker Hero” by Rachel Renee Russell and the series “Wings of Fire” by Tui T. Sutherland. Some of the newer easy titles include “Before Morning” by Joyce Sidman, “Buddy’s Bedtime Battery” by Christina Geist and “Even Super Heroes Have Bad Days” by Shelly Becker.
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!