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The Friends of the Library have announced that the rescheduled date for RIF with Doctor Noize will be Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. Mark your calendar now!

Have you wondered about Book Art? The library is offering a class on Wednesday, March 27 at 5 p.m. Bring your friends and give it a try, call 307-334-3490 to reserve your space! Supplies are provided.

“@ the Oscars” continues with the film, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” on Monday, March 25 at 6 p.m. Frances McDormand received the Best Actress Award and Sam Newell received the Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his work in this film. A light meal will be available. Library programs are free and open to the public.

“Where the Crawdads Sing” is a novel by new author Delia Owens. Kya Clark has survived years alone in the marsh, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. The locals call her the “marsh girl.” When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself up to a new life until the unthinkable happens… This book is also available through Overdrive/Libby, RBDigital and the 3M Cloud Library. Check it out today!

Other new fiction books are “The Wedding Guest” by Jonathan Kellerman, “Strife’s Bane” by Evie Manieri, “Left Holding the Bag” by Carol Dean Jones, “Stalker” by Lars Kepler, “I Owe You One” by Sophia Kinsella, “Healing Hearts” by Sarah M. Eden and “Luke Jensen Bounty Hunter: Legion of Fire” by William W. Johnstone. A new title available in the young adult section is “The Seven Torments of Amy and Craig” by Don Zolidis.

“Hero Dogs: How a Pack of Rescues, Rejects, and Strays became America’s Greatest Disaster-Search Partners” by Wilma Melville is among new non-fiction along with “The Kansas City Star Quilts Sampler: 60 + Blocks From 1928 to 1961” by Barbara Brackman and “5 Ingredients” Quick & Easy Food” by Jamie Oliver.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Wagons West” by John Erickson, “The Un-Friendship Bracelet” by Martha Maker and a new series “Shadow Squadron” by Carl Bowen with titles like ”Black Anchor” and “Eagle Down.” Some of the newer easy titles are “A New Friend” by Maggie Testa, “Romeosaurus and Juliet Rex” by Mo O’Hara, “Pups On a Mission” by Lori Froeb and “Chase’s Loose Tooth” by Casey Neumann.

“Find the Rainbow!” is the theme for Storyhour on March 26, 2019. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday 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.

Check out all of the library’s online resources by going to:, your library card number (29092…) and PIN, try the last 4-digits of the phone number you had when you registered. Don’t hesitate to stop by to learn more about library offerings. Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.