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Alice Paul and the women of the 1917 Women’s Suffrage movement fight for the right to vote and the right to run for office in the movie, “Iron Jawed Angels,” which will be shown at the library on Monday, October 29 at 6 p.m. Sacrificing their health, marriages and the limited amount of freedom they had, women were imprisoned and force-fed after picketing and hunger-striking against war-time president, Woodrow Wilson; but they survived to see the results of their efforts. This is the third film in the Dinner and Movie series and Deane Tucker, PhD., Chadron State College professor will facilitate the discussion; a light meal will be served. Library programs are free and open to the public.

If you haven’t checked out Heather Irvine-Goddard’s photography exhibit it will hang through the end of the month. November’s artist, Jason Avilez’s display will begin on Thursday, November 1.

“When the Lights Go Out” is a new novel by Mary Kubica. Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She rents a new apartment and applies for college, but when the college informs her that her social security number has raised a red flag, Jessie discovers a shocking detail that causes her to doubt everything she’s ever known.

Other new fiction books “Amish Celebrations” by Beth Wiseman, “Ours For a Season” by Kim Vogel Sawyer, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal, “Everything She Didn’t Say” by Jane Kirkpatrick, “In Times Gone By” by Tracie Peterson, “Dark Sentinel” by Christine Feehan, “Eagle and Crane” by Suzanne Rindell, “The Hope Jar” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, and “Why Not Tonight” by Susan Mallory. New titles for the young adult are “Legacy” by Jessica Blank and “Price of Duty” by Todd Strasser.

New non-fiction titles are “The Book of Books” by Jessica Allen, “If You Love Me: a Mother’s Journey through Her Daughter’s Opioid Addiction” by Maureen Cavanagh and “Unshakeable Hope: Building Our Lives On the Promises of God” by Max Lucado.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles, “The Lost Continent” by Tui T. Sutherland, “The Alcatraz Escape” by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman and “Max’s Story” by W. Bruce Cameron. Several of the newer easy readers include “Mystery of the Masks” by Kate Howard, “How to Do Dinosaurs Learn to Read?” by Jane Yolen and “The Ugly Five” by Julia Donaldson.

“Happy Halloween!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year for children age 3 through kindergarten. Call to hear a recorded story by dialing: 334-3274. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.