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The movie, “Toy Story 4” is scheduled to be shown on Friday, October 11 at 1:30 p.m. When a new toy called “Forky” joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy. The movie is 100 minutes and the library provides the popcorn; please bring your own drink.

We are excited to have Rocky Mountain Puppets and ventriloquist Meghan Casey returning to the library on Friday, October 18 at 1:30 p.m. The show, “The Haunted Masquerade” is sure to entertain all ages. Plan to attend!

Sunday, October 20 at 1:30 p.m. “Bunny Sings Wolf” will present a concert at the Congregational Church. Bunny is an accomplished performer and performs with guitar and a custom set of Native American flutes.

Call the library at 334-3490 to register for the October 23 Book Folding Class at the library at 5:30 p.m.

Leila Meacham’s latest novel is “Dragonfly.” In 1942 a handful of idealistic young Americans received a mysterious letter from the office of Strategic Services asking if they were willing to fight for their country. This unusual group of men and women hailed from very different backgrounds. They bonded into a group codenamed Dragonfly. Thus begins a dramatic cat–and-mouse game as these spies seek to stay under the radar.

Other new fiction books are “Privateer” by Margaret Weis, “Convergence” by Ginny L. Yttrup, “Hateful Things” by Terry Goodkind, “Labyrinth” by Catherine Coulter, “Life and Other Inconveniences” by Kristan Higgins, “Hang Them Slowly” by William W. Johnstone, “Outfox” by Sandra Brown, “A Song of Joy” by Lauraine Snelling and “The Bitterroots” by C. J. Box. “Wizard for Hire: Apprentice Needed” by Obert Skye is now available in the YA section.

New non-fiction titles are “Badger Clark: Cowboy Poet with Universal Appeal” by Jessie Y. Sundstrom, “Talking Trash: My Year in Zero-Wasteland” by Jaren Cerf and “Haben: the Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law” by Haben Girma.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “Goldilocks, Go Home” by Martha Freeman, “Megabat and Fancy Cat” by Anna Humphrey, “Catwoman’s Halloween Heist” by Eric Fein and “Tales From a Not-So-Happy Birthday” by Rachel Renee Russell. Several of the newer easy titles are “Can’t Scare Me!” by Mandy Archer, “Clever Little Witch” by Muon Thi Van, “Pick a Pumpkin” by Patricia Toht and “Boo! Scared You!” by Stephanie Babin.

“Explore the Ocean (Like Columbus)” is the theme for Storyhour on October 15, 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.

WyldCat is the online catalog for Wyoming’s libraries; browse locally or statewise by going to: and clicking on WyldCat. You can request materials including interlibrary loans by using your library card number and PIN. Stop by the library for more information! Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.