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Showing on November 2 at 1:35 p.m.
Showing on November 2 at 1:35 p.m.

Check out this novel!
Check out this novel!

Jason Avilez is November's Artist
Jason Avilez is November's Artist

Friday, October 26, 2018

During the month of November artist, Jason Avilez’s work will be featured at the library. Avilez is accomplished in many mediums: wood and stone carving, pencil, oil and acrylic to name a few and is his work is a tribute to his passion for art. Stop by and meet Jason during a reception with the artist on Wednesday, November 7 at 5 p.m.

The exhibit, “Two Nations One Reservation,” is now on display. The exhibit, created in response to the 2017 “Indian Education for All” Act by the Wyoming Humanities Council and other partner organizations will be on display throughout November.

“IQ” is the title of a new novel by Joe Ide. In East Long Beach the LAPD can’t keep up with the high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, lost children unrecovered. Someone from the neighborhood has taken it upon himself to solve the cases the police can’t or won’t touch. He’s called IQ. He charges whatever folks can afford – but to get by, he’s forced to take on some questionable clients that can pay.

Other new fiction books “The Fall of Gondolin” by J.R.R. Tolkien, “Marry Me By Sundown” by Johanna Lindsey, “Silent Hearts” by Gwen Florio, “Three Trails to Triangle” by Robert J. Horton, “The House at Saltwater Point” by Colleen Coble, “The Dead Ringer” by M.C. Beaton, “Hippie” by “Paulo Coelho, “A Willing Murder” by Jude Deveraux and “Echoes of Evil” by Heather Graham. Among new young adult titles are “I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives” by Caitlin Alifirenka and “Fugitive Six” by Pittacus Lore.

“On Call in the Arctic” by Thomas J. Sims joins “In Pieces: a Memoir” by Sally Field and “The Younger Next Year Back Book: the Whole-Body Plan to Conquer Back Pain Forever” by Chris Crowley in the new non-fiction section.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children's Library has these new junior titles, “Why Can’t I Be You?” by Melissa Walker, “Girl’s Can’t Hit” by T.S. Easton and “Digging Deep” by Jake Maddox. Some of the newer easy books are “Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Play Date” by Kimberly Dean, “Brianna Bright, Ballerina Knight” by Pam Calvert and “Jack B. Ninja” by Tim McCanna.

“Veteran’s Day!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. each Tuesday throughout the year. Call 334-3274 to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Visit the library’s webpage: and click on WyldCat to browse the local library catalog as well as collections throughout the state. Your library card and PIN (last 4 digits of your phone number) allow you to place holds on items and you can also initiate interlibrary loan requests. The Niobrara County Library card and Pin also give you access to these digital libraries: Hoopla, Overdrive/Libby, 3M Cloud, RB Digital (audio & magazines) and the BookMyne app as well as resources. Stop by the library anytime for more information about library resources.

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

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

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