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Library News

Be sure to stop in this month and check out Ashiley Lang’s Photography exhibit, Ashiley is a natural light lifestyle-documentary photography and has a show you won’t want to miss. A reception with the artist is Wednesday, April 3 at 5 p.m.

The library is excited to present the “Silver Wind Trio” in concert on Sunday, April 14 at 2 p.m. The event will be held at the Congregational Church. The trio is comprised of three UW graduate students and the program will include the sound of the piccolo, flute, alto, and bass flute through solo, duo and trio music.

Doctor Noize returns to the library on Wednesday, April 17 for Reading Is Fun! RIF is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and this “Unplugged” show will be entertainment for the entire family. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

Tamera Alexander’s latest novel “With This Pledge” is based on actual events surrounding the Battle of Franklin in 1864 and real life love letters between Captain Roland Ward Jones and Miss Elizabeth Clouston. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Clouston’s quietly held principles oppose those of the southern cause, but when 40,000 soldiers converge on the fields of Franklin, Tennessee the war demands an answer. The Carnton home, where she is a governess, is converted into a Confederate field hospital and Lizzie is called upon to assist the military doctor with surgeries that determine life or death. She earns the soldiers respect as she tends to the wounded and is soon torn between love, principles, and promises she struggles to be true to her heart while standing for what she knows is right – no matter the cost.

Other new fiction books are “The Far Land” by E.E. Halleran, “Any Man of Mine” by Diana Palmer, “Killer Thriller” by Lee Goldberg, “What Doesn’t Kill Her” by Christina Dodd, “Jigger Bunts” by Max Brand, “Mending Fences” by Suzanne Woods Fisher, “Back With a Vengeance” by R.W. Stone and “A Bound Heart” by Laura Frantz. “King of Scars” by Leigh Bardugo and “Dragon Pearl” by Yoon Ha Lee are among new young adult titles.

“Burned: a Story of Murder and the Crime That Wasn’t” by Edward Humes is a new true crime book is now available along with this historical book, “Wild Bill: the True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter” by Tom Clavin and the how-to book, “Paper Crafts: a Maker’s Guide” by Eleanor Crow.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Sprinkles Before Sweethearts” by Coco Simon, “The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise” by Dan Gemeinhart and “Best Family Ever” by Karen Kingsbury. A few of the newer easy titles are “Olivia Says Goodnight” by Gabe Pulliam, “Llama Llama Loves Camping” by Anna Dewdney, “The Berenstain Bears Visit Grizzlyland” by Mike Berenstain and “Pete the Kitty and the Case of the Hiccups” by James Dean.

“Who Do You See?” is the theme for Storyhour on April 9, 2019. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year! Call 307-334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Be sure to visit the online catalog at Your library card number and PIN will give you access your account, the online databases and the digital libraries. Remember you can download ebooks, eAudiobooks, music, comics and movies. Check it out today! And don’t hesitate to call or stop by if you have problems.

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