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The library will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018 for Thanksgiving. Regular hours resume on Monday, November 26.

Have you visited Jason Avilez’s art exhibit? Be sure to stop in and check it out during the month of November.

The display, “Two Nations, One Reservation” is at library through November. November is also Native American Heritage Month and Gale makes it easy to honor the first Americans. Check out these ready-made, free, downloadable resources, brought to you by . Your library card number and PIN give you access!

The final film in the “Votes for Women” Dinner & Movie series is “Mary Poppins” and will be shown on Monday, November 26 at 6 p.m. A light meal will be served and Deane Tucker, Chadron State College professor will facilitate discussion. Library programs are free and open to the public.

On Thursday, December 6 and December 13 “Draw @ the Library” will be held during the lunch hour! Bring your lunch and we’ll provide the drawing materials. For more information call or stop by the library.

Jodi Picoult’s latest novel is “A Spark of Light.” The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center, a woman’s reproduction health services clinic, until… a gunman bursts in and opens fire, taking all hostage. After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator sets up a perimeter and begins making plans to communicate with the gunman. As his phone vibrates with incoming text messages, he learns, to his horror, that his 15-year-old daughter is inside the clinic. So begins the hours of the standoff and what brought the different individuals to the same place on this fateful day.

Other new fiction books “The Next Person You Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom, “Winter in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand, “Dragon’s Code” by Gigi McCaffrey, “A Ranger Called Solitary” by Barry Cord, “Holy Ghost” by John Sandford, “Never Forget” by Jody Hedlund, “Ambush” By James Patterson, “Blood Communion” by Anne Rice and “The Bad Boy Cowboy” by Kate Pearce. New titles in the young adult section are “Thief of Happy Endings” by Kristen Chandler and “I Am Still Alive” by Kate Alice Marshall.

The newest edition of “Kovel’s Antique & Collectables Price Guide” is among new non-fiction along with “In Business with Bees: How to Expand, Sell, and Market Honey Bee Products and Services” by Kim Flottum and “The Old Farmer’s Almanac, 2019.”

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “Pinky Bloom and the Case of the Missing Kiddush Cup” by Judy Press, “Wedgie & Gizmo vs. the Toof” by Suzanne Selfors and “24 Hours in Nowhere” by Dusti Bowling. Some of the newer easy books include “Good Night, Biscuit” by Alyssa Satin Capucilla, “No Fighting, No Biting” by Else Holmeland Minarik, “Bear Picks a Pumpkin” by Katelyn VanKooten and “School for Crooks” by Meredith Ruse.

“Happy Thanksgiving!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year 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.

Visit the library’s webpage: for digital libraries, the online catalog and local history!

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