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The library will be closed Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th for Christmas and Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 for New Year’s. Have a great holiday season and thank you for your support through the year!

A new novel by Adriana Trigiani is “Tony’s Wife.” Before World War II, Chiara Donatelli and Saverio Armandonada meet and fall in love. Both share the dream of becoming singers for the legendary orchestras of the time. They marry and their careers go well. Then it becomes clear that they must make a choice: which of them will put ambition aside to raise a family and which will pursue a career? And how do they cope with the impact that decision has on their lives and their marriage? This book is available in large print and on CD as well as digitally.

Other new titles are “The Corner of Holly and Ivy” by Debbie Mason, “Unsheltered” by Barbara Kingsolver, “Dark Sacred Night” by Michael Connelly, “The Beaten Territory” by Randi Samuelson-Brown, “The Clockmaker’s Daughter” by Kate Morton, “Street Freaks” by Terry Brooks, “Nine Perfect Strangers” by Lianne Moriarty, “Shadow and Ice” by Gena Showalter, and “Angel Falls” by Derek Catron. “People Kill People” by Ellen Hopkins and “Fury” by Rachel Vincent are now available in the young adult section.

Mike Huckabee’s newest non-fiction book, “Rare, Medium, or Well Done: Make the Most of Your Life” is available as well as “Quarterback: Inside the Most Important Position in the National Football League” by John Feinstein and “Churchill: Walking with Destiny” by Andrew Roberts.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The Cryptid Catcher” by Lija Fisher, “The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee” by Elinor Teele and “Check Out the Library Weenies and Other Warped and Creepy Tales” by David Lubar. A few of the newer easy titles are “A Parade of Elephants” by Kevin Henkes, “Poppy & Sam and the Leaf Thief” by Cathon, “Dig, Dump, Roll” by Sally Sutton and “Porcupine’s Pie” by Laura Renauld.

There will be no Storyhour on Tuesday, December 25th or January 1st as the library will be closed. Storyhour resumes on Tuesday, January 8 at 10 a.m. Call Dial-A-Story anytime to hear a recorded story, 307-334-3274. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

If new tablets or digital devices are among Christmas gifts be sure to come by the library and we’ll help you get set up using free library digital resources. Everything from books (ebooks & audio) to magazines to music to movies & television shows can be accessed with your library card and PIN. The library’s webpage, has 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.