Niobrara County News

Library News

Bar S Bar Photography is on display this month at the library and a reception will be held on Wednesday, December 13 at 5 p.m. with artist, Jaden Stauffer. Stauffer, a Lusk Middle School student enjoys all types of photography and has prints for sale on her website. Click on Links above and scroll to Local Links to visit her website (and websites for past artists). Plan now to stop by!

Also on Wednesday, December 13 Wyoming author, Bill Sniffin will be at the library at 6:30 p.m. to talk about his coffee table books, the Wyoming trilogy: “Wyoming’s 7 Greatest Natural Wonders,” “My Wyoming, 101 Special Places,” and “Wyoming at 125, Our Place in the West” Sniffin will be signing and selling his books after his presentation. “The books make wonderful Christmas presents,” Sniffin says.

The Friends of the Library have copies of their cookbook for sale and MicroClean, the perfect cleaning option for mobile device at the library.

There are several free options for patrons to check out eBooks, digital audiobooks, magazines, movies & television and music. If tablets or mobile devices are on the Christmas list be sure to stop by to find out more information! Everything is available from the newest releases to older copies. We also purchase for some of the libraries so just let us know if you’re not finding what you like.

A new novel by Dani Pettrey is “Blind Spot,” part of the Chesapeake Valor series. “The wrath is coming” were the final words that FBI agent Declan Grey heard the suicide boomer say. Now Declan is on the case of his life – but he isn’t sure what he’s chasing after or when the threat will be unleashed on American soil. If anyone can help him it’s Tanner Shaw who joined the FBI as a crisis counselor, but when they discover evidence of a terrorist cell it’s a race against the clock.

Other new fiction books are “The Ninth Hour” by Alice McDermott, “The Blind” by A.F. Brady, “Proof of Life” by J.A. Jance, “Haunted” by James Patterson, “Ghost on the Case” by Carolyn Hart, “Ten Mile Valley” by Wayne D. Overholster, “With You Always” by Jody Hedlund, “A Legacy of Spies” by John LeCarre and “The Stolen Marriage” by Diane Chamberlain. “Warcross” by Marie Lu is among new young adult titles.

Phyllis Willson Hahn’s book, “And No One Died: Stories of the Niobrara County Wyoming Flood of June 2015” is now available to check out along with “Edison vs. Tesla: the Battle Over Their Last Invention” by Joel Martin.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books “Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh” by Uma Krishnaswami and “A Properly Unhaunted Place” by William Alexander. Some of the newer easy titles are “Rappy Goes to the Library” by Dan Gutman, “JoJo and the Magic Trick” by Jane O’Connor and “Rainbow Dash and the Great Cookie Prank”by Magnolia Belle.

“Snowy Days!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday December 12, 2017. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year for children age 3 through kindergarten. The Friends of the Library sponsor Dial-A-Story, call 334-3274 anytime!

Visit the online catalog by going to WyldCat above. Browse the collection in our library as well as libraries throughout Wyoming; your library card number (29092…) and your PIN will allow you to place holds on items, even those on-order and in other libraries.