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The puppet show, “Space-A-Cade” will be presented by Meghan Casey and Rocky Mountain Puppets at the library on Friday, July 19 at 1 p.m. Meghan is a popular performer, be sure to mark your calendar.

A unique opportunity is available on Tuesday, July 23 from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The inflatable Geodome from The Journey Museum & Learning Center will be in Lusk as part of the summer program, “AUniverse of Stories.” The Geodome will be housed at the Beef Barn at the Niobrara County Fairgrounds and 20 minute shows will be held throughout the visit. Refreshments will also be available! Don’t miss this!

Pegie Douglas presents the “Life and Music of Badger Clark” at the library on Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Sarah Blake’s latest novel is entitled “The Guest Book.” No. It’s a simple word, lettered on a summer porch in 1936. It’s a word that will haunt Kitty Milton for the rest of her life and its consequences will ripple through the Milton family for generations. Now Evie, third generation, is digging into her family history when she finds a story as unsettling as it is inescapable – a story that threatens the foundation of the Milton family myth. “The Guest Book” audio is also available through Overdrive/Libby.

Other new fiction books are “Once More Into the Fire” by Peter Brandvold, “The Yankee Widow” by Linda Lael Miller, “The View From Alameda Island” by Robyn Carr, “The Road Home” by Richard Paul Evans, “Tightrope” by Amanda Quick, “Sunset Beach” by Mary Kay Andrews, “If She Wakes” by Michael Koryta, “Mistress of the Ritz” by Melanie Benjamin and “A Welcome at Our Door” by Amy Clipston. New young adult titles include “Broken Throne” by Victoria Aveyard and “Onyx & Ivory” by Mindee Arnett.

“American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race” by Douglas Brinkley is among new non-fiction along with “Bushcraft Illustrated: a Visual Guide” by Dave Canterbury and “Gardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Spaces” by Jan Johnsen.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “The Next Great Paulie Fink” by Ali Benjamin, “Hazy Bloom and the Mystery Next Door” by Jennifer Hamburg, and “The Kidnapped Kitten” by Holly Web. A few of the newer easy titles are “Daniel Meets the New Neighbors” by Becky Friedman, “Look For the Helpers” by Alexandra Cassel, “The Perfect Pear” by Louise Alexander and “Pete the Cat’s World Tour” by James Dean.

“Outer Space Aliens Come to Visit!” is the theme for Storyhour on July 23, 2019. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year. Call Dial-A-Story to hear a recorded story anytime! Dial 307-334-3274 today!

Check out the library’s website by going to: Browse the library’s holdings (and those throughout the state) by going to WyldCat, use to research any topic with the use of your library card number and PIN. You can also check out the library’s digital libraries and download free Wyoming specific legal forms. There is a plethora of local information when you click on the tabs Genealogy and Historicals tab. Check it out today! Don’t hesitate to call or stop by if you have questions.

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