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Enroll Wyoming will be at the library on Friday, December 14 from 10 a.m. until Noon. Meet with Enroll Wyoming navigators for assistance in exploring your health coverage options and receive individualized assistance at no-cost. Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace is open until December 15, 2018. Dial 211 to be connected with assistance via Wyoming 211 operators.

The second of two “Draw @ the Library” programs will be on Thursday, December 13 at noon. Bring your lunch and join Barb Orr in learning various drawing techniques. Supplies are provided.

“Christmas by the Sea” by Melody Carlson is another new holiday novel. When Wendy Harper inherits her family’s beachside cottage in Seaside, Maine, she sees it as way to finally pay off all the debts that have mounted since her husband died. Her 12-year –old son, Jackson, sees it as an exciting new start in life that has grown rather gray without his father. They move in, temporarily she reminds him, in order to fix the place up before Christmas, but the lure of the sea and a fresh start – is hard to resist.

Other holiday titles are “Happy Ever After in Christmas” by Debbie Mason, “The Christmas Star” by Donna VanLiere, “Deck the Hounds” by David Rosenfelt, “Christmas in Whispering Pines” by Scarlett Dunn, “Winter at the Beach” by Sheila Roberts, “Christmas Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke and “The Christmas Key” by Lori Wilde.

Among new young adult titles you’ll find “The Knife of Never Letting Go” by Patrick Ness and “A Map of Days” by Ransom Riggs.

“The Lego Christmas Ornaments Book: 16 Designs to Spread Holiday Cheer” by Chris McVeigh and National Geographic’s “Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips” edited by George W. Stone are available in the new non-fiction section.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles, “Finding Langston” by Lesa Cline-Ransome, “So Done” by Paula Chase and “A Story Like the Wind” by Gill Lewis. Some of the newer easy titles are “Where’s Santa Boo?” by Salina Yoon, “Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies” by Christian Trimmer, “Biscuit’s Christmas Story Book” by Alyssa Satin Capucilli and “Duck and Hippo Give Thanks” by Jonathan London.

“Hello Santa!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays 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.

Thinking about electronics for Christmas gifts? Stop in the library and get the information needed to download apps for easy access to digital books, movies, audiobooks, movies and comics. Library digital materials are free with the use of your library card. Check out Overdrive/Libby, Hoopla, 3M Cloud Library, RB Digital (with audiobooks and magazines)! Your library card number and pin give you access! Visit the library’s webpage: for more information.

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