Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Jan Sears
Kimball Public Library 

Library News

 


It was nice to have a long weekend. I took advantage of the time and went to Lincoln for a quilting class by a favorite teacher and visited my grandchildren (and their parents). It was very windy driving back to Kimball.

A few of us enjoyed the visit and talk by C.M. Wendleboe. He has a great sense of humor and is very relaxed. He has another book coming out in June and working on two more. He wants to come back in a year or so.

There are 49 entries in the HighPoint ShutterBug photography contest and they are all great photos. Now the photos can be viewed and voted on for Viewer’s Choice awards. Please come in and visit these entries and cast your vote. Be sure to look around the shelves for all of them. Voting lasts through the 28th. The winners will be announced in Viewer’s Choice and by two special judges.

Story Time Schedule: February 20 is ‘Music, Music, Music!’; February 27 is ‘Fairy Tales’.

A new set of DVDs from the Panhandle Library System rotation program has arrived. More titles from the set are: “Follow the Stars Home”; “Nurse Betty”; “Rachel Getting Married”; “Dora the Explorer—Save the Day!” “Rocky Balboa”; “On the Waterfront”; “Urban Legends–Season One” and “Cats & Dogs”.

New fiction audiobooks: “The Book of Fate” by Brad Meltzer; “The Confessor” by Daniel Silva; “The Summer Garden” by Sherryl Woods; “Armageddon’s Children” by Terry Brooks (sci-fi); “The Dark Wind: by Tony Hillerman; “Love In a Nutshell” by Janet Evanovich; “Rainshadow Road” by Lisa Klepas; “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” by Mark Twain; “Once Upon a Day” by Lisa Tucker; “The Iron Tiger”, “Passge by Night” and “Sad Wind From the Sea” by Jack Higgins; and “The Scarlet Pimpernel” by Emmuska Orczy.

New non-fiction audiobooks: “Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year” by David Von Drehle; ”The Tea Party Manifesto” by Joseph Farah; “The Generals: American military command from World War II to Today” by Thomas E. Ricks; “James Madison and the Making of America” by Kevin R. C. Gutzman; “Living With Honor: a Memoir” by Slvatore A. Giunta; “Grace: More Than We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine” by Max Lucado; “World War I” by Ralph Raico; and “Family Financial Freedom: How to Balance Your Budget and Drive Away Debt” by Brian Tracy.

Two quotes from Mark Twain: “Apparently there is nothing that can’t happen today.” and “Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.” A wonderful sense of humor.

 

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