Monday, August 12 the “Duelling Dames” will present a program at the library at 2 p.m. The Dames teach history with hilarity, astound with sword-fighting skills, and are daring enough to bring audience members onstage – a delightful tale that excites families about history while teaching anti-violence strategies. The program is scheduled to be held outside.
Stop by the library to register and pick up the first book for the fall book discussion series, “The Lighter Side.” The four book series includes: “Dewey” by Vickie Myron, “A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams and “A Girl Named Zippy” by Haven Kimmel. For more information call the library at 334-3490.
“City of Girls” is a new novel by Elizabeth Gilbert. When nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris is kicked out of Vassar College in 1940 her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown theater. Vivian makes a personal mistake that results in a professional scandal that leads her to the understanding of the kind of life she craves – and the kind of freedom it takes to pursue it.
Other new fiction books are “Keep You Close” by Karen Cleveland, “Hot Shot” by Fern Michaels, “Skin Game” by Stuart Woods, “Whiskers in the Dark” by Rita Mae Brown, “Again, But Better” by Christine Riccio, “Broken Ice” by Matt Goldman, “More News Tomorrow” by Susan Richards Shreve, “Searching for Sylvie Lee” by Jean Kwok and “Dark Territory” by Terrence McCauley. A new young adult title is “Ghosts of the Shadow Market” by Cassandra Clare.
“Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: the Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy” by Judge Jeanine Pirro is among new non-fiction as well as “Sacred Duty: a Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery” by Tom Cotton and “A Politics of Love: a Handbook For a New American Revolution” by Marianne Williamsom.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln?” by Kate DiCamillo, “Birdie” by Eileen Spinelli and “The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane” by Julia Nobel. A few of the newer easy titles are “The Moon’s Time to Shine” by Scott Emmons, “Spring Smiles” by Kallie George, “Awesome Heroes” by Rosie Peet and “Meet the Enchantimals” by Perdita Finn.
“More Fun Stories!” is the theme for Storyhour on August 13, 2019. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday for children age 3 through kindergarten. Call 334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
The library’s webpage is your source to local history and information as well as research material through WyldCat and Gowyld.net. Visit https://www.niobraracountylibrary.org today!
Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.