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Wyoming author, Alyson Hagy will be presenting a program based on her book, “Ghosts of Wyoming : Stories” at the library on Wednesday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m. Hagy, a professor at UW has based her collection on stories told by Wyoming locals and ‘real’ spirits from across the state; the stories also dramatize the recent changes in the West. Be sure to attend!

Have you ever used the online catalog? Did you know you can access it from any internet connection by going to and clicking on WyldCat? This is the card catalog for all of the county libraries in Wyoming and also includes the holdings of Wyoming’s community colleges, many school districts and special libraries and you have access to the University of Wyoming’s catalog. Simply type in your search terms and you’re on your way to locating a vast array of material. To place holds or request items that are not in our library you will need your library card number and PIN, you’ll be notified when the items arrive. If you have lost that card or haven’t gotten one be sure to stop by, all you need is proof of address!

James Patterson’s new book is “The Postcard Killers.” NYPD detective Jacob Kanon is on tour of Europe’s most gorgeous cities but the sights aren’t what draws him. His daughter, Kimmy, and her boyfriend were murdered while on vacation in Rome. Since then young couples in Paris, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, and Stockholm have been found dead. Little connects the murders other than a postcard to the local newspaper that precedes each new victim… sure to be a page-turner! Call today to reserve!

Other new fiction books include “I’ll Know You Anywhere” by Laura Lippman, “The Way of Kings” by Brandon Sanderson, “Veil of Night” by Linda Howard, “Dexter is Delicious” by Jeff Lindsey, “Clockwork Angel” by Cassandra Clare and “Bearers of the Black Staff” by Terry Brooks. “The Roar” by Emma Clayton, “Willow” by Julia Hoban and “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins are on the YA shelf.

New non-fiction books are “Hot X: Algebra Exposed” by Danica McKellar, “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” by Nicholas D. Kristof and “The Pony Express Trail: Yesterday and Today” by William E. Hill.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books: “Wild Girl” by Patricia Reilly and “Kick Off” by Tiki Barber. A new picture book is “Rescue Bunnies” by Doreen Cronin.

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!

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