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Library News
Friday, November 4, 2005

The library will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2005 for Veteran's Day. Regular hours resume on Monday, November 14.

Children's Book Week is also the week of November 14. If you haven't looked at or read any children's books in a while, stop by and check out the display of Caldecott Medal and Newbery Medal Award winners.

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

"The World of Books: What Books Mean to You" is the theme for the Friends of the Library bookmark and poster contest. Children pre-K through 3rd grade are invited to make a poster on an 8 ? x 11 piece of paper and 4th graders through adult are asked to create a bookmark, 2" x 7" that can be reproduced. Entries are due at the library by November 14 and winners will be announced Friday, November 18. For more details contact the library at 334-3490 or any Friends of the Library board member.

Winners of the Niobrara County Library Foundation's Monday Night Football book are listed on the library's website at under Upcoming Events.

New books in the adult library include Oprah's latest selection "A Million Little Pieces" by James Frey, "Friends, Lovers, Chocolate" by Alexander McCall Smith, "School Days" by Robert B. Parker, "The Divide" by Nicholas Evans, "The Europa Conspiracy" by Tim LaHaye, "How to Talk so Teens will Listen & Listen so Teens will Talk" by Adele Faber, "Color Your Home" by Suzy Chiazzari and "The World is Flat" by Thomas L. Friedman.

For the young adult, there is "Wizards at War" by Diane Duane.

Our junior readers will enjoy "The Misadventures of Maude Marche" by Audrey Couloumbis and "Replay" by Sharon Creech.

Our youngest readers will be sure to like "Take My Picture" by Sanford Hoffman, "The Pumpkin Fair" by Eve Bunting and "Creepy Customers" by Samantha Hay.

"Kites" is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, November 15, 2005. Storyhour is held every Tuesday throughout the year for children ages three through kindergarten.

334-3274 is the Dial-A-Story number. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Dial in and hear an exciting story today!

Stop by and Visit Us Soon!

Library Hours

Sunday -- Closed
Monday -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday -- Noon to 7 p.m.
Thursday -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday -- Closed

Holiday closures listed in
Upcoming Events section
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Tina Kitras
Children's Librarian

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Debbie Sturman, Director
425 South Main Street, P O Box 510
Lusk, WY 82225-0510
Phone: 307-334-3490
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