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2019 Adult Summer Reading Challenge Continues
It’s not too late to take part in the adult summer reading challenge. We will continue to draw for weekly prize winners though July 15th and on Monday, July 22nd, we will draw our grand prize winner from all the entries. Participants are eligible for prizes by reading books or taking part in certain activities. Activity sheets and the tic-tac-toe sheets for reading are available at the front desk. Congratulations to Heather Maseberg, Carol Reichenberg, and Linda Smith, who were the prize winners for the first three weeks.

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Brown Bag Lunch and Learn
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
on the following dates:
Wednesday, July 10th-
Becky Pearson from Pearson Physical Therapy presents information on Dry Needling.

There is no charge for these programs.


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Betty Brown, author of Movin’ On and Beyond, will be at the library on July 11th, from 4-6:00 p.m. Betty has ties to the Westerville and Custer County area and now lives in Hastings. She will read passages from her book, have copies to sell, and gladly sign the book for you.

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Summer Photography Show At The Library
Pat Lindner, a Broken Bow photographer, will display some of his works at the library from Monday, June 17th through Saturday, July 13th.
Pat’s focus is or rural settings in our area, including a photo of the old Sargent bridge that recently washed away with spring floods. That photo is featured in the May/June issue of Nebraska Life magazine. Pat has enjoyed taking pictures for several years and we are pleased to host this exhibit of his amazing work.

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Book discussion

The Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian

Monday, July 15th at 7:00 p.m.

 When Annalee Ahlberg goes missing, her children fear the worst. Annalee is a sleepwalker whose affliction manifests in ways both bizarre and devastating. Once, she merely destroyed the hydrangeas in front of her Vermont home. More terrifying was the night her older daughter, Lianna, pulled her back from the precipice of the Gale River bridge. The morning of Annalee's disappearance, a search party combs the nearby woods. Annalee's husband, Warren, flies home from a business trip. Lianna is questioned by a young, hazel-eyed detective. And her little sister, Paige, takes to swimming the Gale to look for clues. When the police discover a small swatch of fabric, a nightshirt, ripped and hanging from a tree branch, it seems certain Annalee is dead, but Gavin Rikert, the hazel-eyed detective, continues to call, continues to stop by the Ahlbergs' Victorian home. As Lianna peels back the layers of mystery surrounding Annalee's disappearance, she finds herself drawn to Gavin, but she must ask herself: Why does the detective know so much about her mother? Why did Annalee leave her bed only when her father was away? And if she really died while sleepwalking, where was the body? Conjuring the strange and mysterious world of parasomnia, a place somewhere between dreaming and wakefulness, The Sleepwalker is a masterful novel from one of our most treasured storytellers.

If you are interested in participating in the discussion and need a copy of the book, please contact us at 872.2927 and we’ll save a copy for you. 

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Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 7th and plan to be at the library to hear Bryan L. Jones, author of North of the Platte, South of the Niobrara. I will include more information in next month’s newsletter, but please plan to hear Bryan tell how he achieved his goal of creating a fresh understanding of the Nebraska Sand Hills from the inside with this amazing book. Bryan will have books to sell and sign your copies.

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Chair Yoga @ Your Library

Stretch & Strengthen
-Remain active with safe and simple exercises
-Improve flexibility and core strength
-Reduce low back pain and neck tension
Every Wednesday afternoon from 2-2:45 p.m.
There is no charge to participate and no registration needed.  Please come in comfortable clothing that allows freedom of movement.


is available with your Broken Bow Public Library card

is available with your Broken Bow Public Library card

Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.  Some of Chilton Library's more popular features include:
-Maintenance/specification tables
-Step-by-step service and repair procedures
-Vacuum diagrams
-Wiring diagrams
-Close-up photos and illustrations
-ASE test prep quizzes
Ask us how to gain access


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Don't forget we offer RB Digital!
Just a reminder that we have digital magazines for you to download to your device- Ask at the circulation desk how to access RBdigital.
There are over 100 popular English and Spanish language magazines and this service is available to our library cardholders in good standing.  RB magazines may be read in a Internet browser or on a wide variety of apps available for many mobile devices.  Check on the device that best suits your needs to download your free app.