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The Natural Healing Series continues on Wednesday, October 11 with information on homeopathy. Ted Holman will present “Homeopathy: What makes IT work” at 6:30 p.m. Plan now to attend to learn more about this system of therapeutics from the 1700s. Library programs are free and open to the public.

During the month of October the library is featuring an exhibit of local artist, Barb Orr. A reception will be held on Thursday, October 12 at 5 p.m. Plan to stop in and enjoy these pieces!

On Thursday, October 13 Horizon Paleontology will present two programs. At 2 p.m., geared towards children, will be the “Eating Habits of the Tyrannosaurus Rex” and for adults at 5 p.m. Ethan Jennings will discuss information from a recently completed paper. There will be lots of fossils to explore during both sessions. Plan now to attend.

“Map of the Heart” is Susan Wiggs newest novel. Widowed by an unspeakable tragedy Camille Adams has settled into the quiet safety of life with her teenage daughter, Julie, in a sleepy costal town. Then the arrival of a mysterious package prompts Camille, Julie and Camille’s father to return to the French town of his youth. The provincial countryside sparks unexpected memories – reactions that lead them back to the dark days of World War II and uncovering their family’s surprising history.

Other new fiction books are “Shadow Reaper” by Christine Feehan, “The Innkeeper’s Sister” by Linda Goodnight, “Sulfur Springs” by William Kent Krueger, “Deadfall” by Linda Fairstein, “Indigo Lake” by Jodi Thomas, “Talon of God” by Wesley Snipes, “Outlaw’s Honor” by B. J. Daniels, “Echo of Danger” by Marta Perry and “Ride the Man Down” by Bill Brooks. New titles in the YA section are “The Beautiful Lost” by Luanne Rice and “The Bronze Key” by Holly Black.

“Wyoming Wars: Cattle Barons, Homesteaders, Rustlers, and Sheepman” by Luskite Wally Petrie is a recently acquired non-fiction title along with “Reading With Patrick: a Teacher, a Student, A life Changing Friendship” by Michelle Kuo.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Losers Club” by Andrew Clements, “Marty Frye, Private Eye, and the Case of the Missing Action Figure & Other Mysteries” by Janet Tashjian and “Baseball Genius” by Tim Green. A few of the newer easy titles are “Ollie & Moon in Paris” by Diane Kredensor, “Whobert Whover, Owl Detective” by Jason Gallaher and “Someone Like Me” by Patricia MacLachlan.

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

Browse the library’s online catalog by clicking on WyldCat. Your library card number and PIN will give you the ability review what you have checked out, renew some items and to place reserves on items as well as request items that our library may not have through interlibrary loan.