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Naturopathic Doctor, Linda Kantor will present a program at the library as part of the Natural Healing Series 2.0 on Wednesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. “The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: Understanding the Microbiome” will present information about how the microbiome affects your body and health. Modern medicine now suggests that most diseases actually originate in this mircobiome. Kantor is also a Master Herbalist, certified Iridologist and Kinesiologist. Plan now to attend! Library programs are free and open to the public.

“Glory,” the third film in the ‘Civil War Series’ will be shown on Monday, October 30 at 6 p.m. Following the Battle of Antietam, Col. Robert Gould Shaw is offered command of the United States’ first all-African-American regiment. Shaw puts together a strong and proud unit, including an escaped slave and a wise gravedigger. At first limited to menial manual tasks, the regiment fights to be placed in the heat of battle. The film discussion series will be facilitated by Deane Tucker and a light meal will be available. The Civil War Series is supported in part with a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council and the Niobrara County Library Foundation, Inc.

Wednesday, November 1, Charlie “Papa” Turner will present a writing workshop at the library. He will also have copies of his books available for purchase and to sign. Papa Turner has been writing since he was a teenager, but didn’t publish his first book until 2014. Plan now to attend this workshop and signing at 5:30 p.m. Some titles include: “Letters from Audrey,” “Gray Moon at Devil’s Station” and the newest release “Train to Never.” Turner is the Human Resources Manager at the Niobrara Community Hospital.

“North Haven” is a novel by a new author, Sarah Moriarty. On an island in Maine four siblings arrive at their sprawling, old summer place on the 4th of July. It is the Willoughby’s first summer without their parents and their beloved house is falling apart. When a substantial offer is made on the estate, the two brothers and two sisters are forced to confront issues that had hoped to keep hidden.

Other new fiction books are “Gray Moon at Devil’s Station” by Papa C. Turner, “Dark Rites” by Heather Graham, “The Good Daughter” by Karin Slaughter, “Slick Money” by Giles Tippette, “Renegade’s Pride” by B. J. Daniels, “Married in Montana” by Jane Porter, “Without Fear or Favor” by Robert K. Tanenbaum, “Under a Summer Sky” by Melody Carlson and “The Life She Was Given” by Ellen Marie Wiseman. A couple new titles in the YA section are: “Caraval” by Stephanie Garber and “Scythe” by Neal Shusterman.

“Wonderlandscape : Yellowstone National Park and the Evolution of an American Culture Icon” by John Clayton and “Real Food Heals : Eat to Feel Younger and Stronger Everyday” by Seamus Mullen are among new non-fiction titles.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The 65-Story Treehouse” by Andy Griffiths, “Last in a Long Line of Rebels” by Lisa Lewis Tyre and “The Princess in Black” by Shannon Hale. Some of the newer easy titles are “Mama Lion Wins the Race” by Jon T. Muth, “Little Red Riding Sheep” by Linda Ravin Lodding and “Say Zoops!” by Herve Tullet.

“Boo to You!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday October 24, 2017. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year. Call 334-3274 to listen to a recorded story anytime. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Visit the online catalog by clicking on Wyldcat. Your library card number and PIN (last four digits of your phone number) will give you access to your account to renew some items, place reserves on items and even initiate interlibrary loans. Your card number and PIN also give you access to all of the library’s digital libraries and databases.