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We are excited to have storyteller Priscilla Queen at the library on Monday, June 19 at 1:30 p.m. Priscilla has worked with children for nearly 50 years and has an interactive program suitable for the whole family. Plan now to attend!

The Friends of the Library will hold their annual book sale and ice cream social on Saturday, June 24 from 8-2 p.m. on the library lawn. They are also asking for volunteers to help move books, tables and chairs, if you are available at 7:15 a.m. and/or 2 p.m. your help would be greatly appreciated. The library will also be open so be sure to stop by!

Fresh Colorado peaches are again available! They are $40 and are expected to be delivered on July 25, contact any library foundation member or call the library at 334-3490 to order today!

A new novel is “The Shadow Sister” by Lucinda Riley. Star D’Apliese is at a crossroads in her life after the sudden death of her adopted father who has left her clue to her true heritage. In desperation she follows the clue to an antiquarian book shop in London where she starts on a voyage of discovery – into the life of Flora MacNichol and into her own past. The more she discovers, the more she questions – what is her purpose? Where is her home? This is the third book in the Seven Sisters series which are available in the library, the Virtual Library and through OneClick Digital.

Other new fiction books are “The Fix” by David Baldacci, “One Perfect Lie” by Lisa Scottoline, “The Last Chance Olive Ranch” by Susan Wittig Albert, “Destiny at Dry Camp” by Wyoming author John Nesbitt, “No Easy Target” by Iris Johansen, “The Dragon’s Legacy” by Deborah A. Wolf, “The Second Life of Nick Mason” by Steve Hamilton, “The Red Hunter” by Lisa Unger and “Any Day Now” by Robyn Carr. David Baldacci’s newest addition to his YA “Vega Jane” series is “The Width of the World.”

New non-fiction titles are “Alexandra the Great: the Story of the Record-Breaking Filly Who Ruled the Racetrack” by Deb Aronson, “Good Friday on the Rez: a Pine Ridge Odyssey” by David Hugh Bunnell and “Taking My Life Back: My Story of Faith, Determination, and Surviving the Boston Marathon Bombing” by Rebekah Gregory.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Armstrong and Charlie” by Steven B. Frank, “Outside Shot” by Fred Bowen and “Effie Star Zook Has One More Question” by Martha Freeman. A few of the newer easy titles include “Time to be a Hero” by Daphne Pendergrass, “Turtle Tug to the Rescue” by Michael Slack and “The Alphabet Thief” by Bill Richardson.

“Pet Friends!” is the theme for Storyhour on June 20, 2017. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday for children age 3 through kindergarten. Call 334-3274 to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Visit the library’s online catalog by clicking on WYLDCat. Your library card number and PIN will give you access your account, digital libraries and full-text online databases. Stop by the library for more information about any of the digital resources.