Library News

“All the Light We Cannot See” is the featured book for the Read and Feed book discussion on Monday, May 8 at noon. From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning author Anthony Doerr, the stunningly beautiful bestseller is about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Books are available at the library.

Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, and Middle Eastern stylings into uncharted territories. The library presents Bourbon on Wednesday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church, 120 E. 5th Street, Lusk. Plan to attend!

Be sure to mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 24 for the program “Indians of Northwest Nebraska!” Historian Randy Kane will speak about events that occurred in Dawes and Sioux counties in Nebraska involving some of the major figures in the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian wars. A bus tour of these sites will then be held on Saturday, June 17. The bus will leave Lusk at 8 a.m. and return around 5 p.m. Call Leslie Stewart at 308-430-2464 to secure your spot, the tour fee is $20 and lunch will be on your own at Ft. Robinson, call Leslie with any questions regarding the tour.

“Deep Fake” is the latest novel by Ward Larsen. Sarah Ridgeway has the life she always wanted but everything changes when her husband, Bryce, intervenes in a terrorist attack and narrowly escapes with his life. He becomes a national hero and his party wants him to run for president, but since the attack he’s been acting strangely. When Sarah looks for answers, she discovers that the man who might soon be president has a deeply held secret – a secret that will likely destroy Sarah’s life and certainly lead the nation to ruin. “Deep Fake” is also available in Libby.

Other new fiction books are “Westbound” by Matthew Mayo, “The Housemaid’s Secret” by Frieda McFadden, “All That is Hidden” by Rhys Bowen, “Shifty’s Boys” by Chris Offutt, “Wyoming Wild” by Sarah M. Eden, “Letters of Trust” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, “Bozeman Paymaster” by Robert Lee Murphy, “Things We Never Got Over” by Lucy Score and “Cold-Blooded Liar” by Karen Rose.

New non-fiction books are “Poverty, by America” by Matthew Desmond, “Armageddon: What the Bible Really Says About the End” by Bart D. Ehrman and “Discover Home Freeze Drying: Includes Tips, Recipes, and More” by Harvest Right.

The Lenna Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “The Human Kaboom” by Adam Rubin, “All You Need is Mud” by Cam Higgins, “Showdown with the Shepherd” Marianne Hering. “I Am Not an Octopus” by Eoin McLaughlin, “Meet the Berries” by Charlie Moon, “Dearest One” by Arielle Dance and “Cinderella – With Dogs!” by Linda Bailey.

“Mother’s Day!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.  Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year for children age 3 through kindergarten. Call 307-334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story! Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Now available at the library are two Samsung Chromebook Go laptops, the devices are internet-ready through a T-Mobile connection and available to checkout for one-week! The library also has three circulating hotspots for circulation as well. For more information call the library at (307) 334-3490 or stop by.

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