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Friday, October 13 “Horizon Paleontology” will be at the library to present a children’s program at 2 p.m. “The Eating Habits of the Tyrannosaurus Rex” will include lots of fun information and the chance to view a variety of dinosaur fossils. At 5 p.m. the program will gear towards adults and discuss a recently completed paper; also if you are interested digs on your property this would be the program for you.

“Red Swan” is P.T. Deutermann’s latest thriller. Henry Wallace, a behind–the–scenes operator of the CIA is dead. He had severely damaged China’s Washington spy ring with a devastating ruse – a so-called black swan – which has been turned back against the CIA. Now a red swan is flying and the questions are: Who is she? What is her target? Where will she land? “Red Swan” is also available through Overdrive.

Other new fiction books are “Unsub” by Meg Gardiner, “Falling Darkness” by Karen Harper, “The Store” by James Patterson, “Sun at Midnight” by Rosie Thomas, “Exposed” by Lisa Scottoline, “Barely Legal” by Stuart Woods, “I Know a Secret” by Tess Gerritsen, “The Half-Drowned King” by Linnea Hartsuyker and “Beyond Fort North” by Peter Dawson. New titles for the young adult are “One For Sorrow” by Mary Downing Hahn and “The Breaker” by Belle Forrest.

“The Fabric of Memory: Textile Art Inspired by the History of the World War II Incarceration of Japanese Americans at Heart Mountain” by the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation is among new nonfiction along with “Dangerous Ground: My Friendship With a Serial Killer” by M. William Phelps.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “How to Hog-Tie a T-Rex” by Will Dare, “Trouble at School for Marvin & James” by Elise Broach and “Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen” by Debbi Michiko Florence. A few of the newer easy titles include “Skelton Cat” by Kristyn Crow, “Heads to Tails” by Carli Davidson and “Buddy & Earl Go to School” by Maureen Fergus.

“Room on the Broom!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday October 17, 2017. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year 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.

Have you checked out Hoopla? Download the digital app, sign up using your library card number and PIN and you’re on your way to downloading ebooks, including comics; audiobooks; movies; television series and music! Users can check out up to 40 items per month and items check out for a variety of time periods, download to your mobile devices for offline reading and viewing.