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Be sure to stop in the library during September and visit Natasha Doyle’s photography show. A reception with the artist will be held on Wednesday, September 4 at 5 p.m.

Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow will perform in concert Sunday, September 8 at 1:30 p.m. The library is presenting this program at the Congregational Church. Library programs are free and open to the public.

It’s time to order Krispy Kreme doughnuts! A dozen glazed is $9 and mixed frosted are $10, call the library at 334-3490 or stop by to place your order. Doughnuts will be available to pick up on Thursday, September 26 at 7:30 a.m.

A newer novel is “Flight Girls” by Noelle Salazar. Audrey Coltrane always wanted to fly. It’s why she implored her father to teach her at the little airport in Texas. It’s why she signed up to train military pilots in Hawaii when the war in Europe began. Then one fateful day she gets caught in the air over Peal Harbor just as the bombs begin to fall. That’s when she joins the Women Air Force Service Pilots program. The bond she forms with her fellow pilots gives her the strength to fight for everything she holds dear.

Other new fiction books are “Heartbreak Hotel” by Jill Marie Landis, “Slow Dancing at Sunrise” by Jo McNally, “Roads of Doubt” by William MacLeod Raine, “Unleashed” by Diana Palmer, “A Wedding on the Beach” by Holly Chamberlin, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers, “A Family of Strangers” by Emilie Richards, “Window on the Bay” by Debbie Macomber and a reissue of Stephen King’s “The Colorado Kid.” Julie Kagawa’s newest addition is volume 2 in the “Shadow of the Fox” series, “Soul of the Sword.”

New non-fiction titles are “Surprise, Kill, Vanish: the Secret History of the CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins” by Annie Jacobsen, “Grinnell: America’s Environmental Pioneer, and His Restless Drive to Save the West” by John Taliaferro and “Paleo Power Bowls: 199 Easy Nutrient-dense, Anti-inflammatory Meals” by Julia Mueller.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “A Kind of Paradise” by Amy Rebecca Tan, “The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle” by Leslie Connor and “Our Castle by the Sea” by Lucy Strange. Some of the newer easy titles include “The Last Peach” by Gus Gordon, “My Papi Has a Motorcycle” by Isabel Quintero, “That’s What Dinosaurs Do” by Jory John and “Never Trumpet with a Crumpet” by Amy Gibson.

“Heroes, Our Helpers!” is the theme for Storyhour on September 10, 2019. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year. Call 334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Browse the library’s online catalog by going to and clicking on WyldCat. Your library card number and PIN will allow you to place holds on items and renew some items. Check your app store for the app Wyoming Libraries or Bookmyne to browse the catalog on your mobile devices.

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