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Hailey Bruegger Photography is on display at the library through Thursday, February 28. Beginning March 1 local artist, Roxanne Fish will display her work throughout the month. A reception with Roxanne is planned for Wednesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. Plan to stop by!

Vocalist Alicia Roberts will present “Classical Favorites” with accompaniment by Jayne Jacobs on Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. This library event will be held at the Congregational Church. Roberts has extensive vocalist experience and this concert is sure to be enjoyed! Plan now to attend!

Lego Time begins at the library on Tuesday, March 5 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. for all ages and this year Board Games will be offered beginning on Thursday, March 7 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Both programs continue into May.

The Friends of Library are excited to present Doctor Noize for the third Reading is Fun program this winter. The show is designed to inspire creativity, curiosity and character through music, art and words and children (and parents) will not be disappointed in this event. The Friends of the Library also have books and snacks for all of the attendees! Be sure to schedule this event on your calendar for Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Brad Taylor’s latest novel is “Daughter of War.” Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumbled upon something much graver: the sale of a lethal substance called Red Mercury that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction. A young refugee unwittingly holds the key to the conspiracy – if she can live long enough for the Taskforce to find her. This book is available in large print, on CD and digitally through Overdrive/Libby, Recorded Books and 3M Cloud Library.

Other new fiction books are “Watcher in the Woods” by Kelley Armstrong, “Ten Feet Tall: Collected Stories” by Wayne Overholser “The Suspect” by Fiona Barton, “Out of the Dark” by Gregg Hurwitz, “Playing for Keeps” by Jill Shalvis, “Winter of the Coup” by Carter Travis Young, “The Spirit in Question” by Cynthia Kuhn and “The Burglar” by Thomas Perry. Now available among new young adult titles is the newest addition in Traci Chee’s “Story of Ink and Gold” series, “The Storyteller.”

New non-fiction titles are “The Banker and the Blackfoot: an Untold Story of Friendship, Trust, and Broken Promises in the Old West” by J. Edward Chamberlin, “A Random Walk Down Wall Street: the Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing” by Burton G. Malkiel, and “The Emotionally Healthy Child: Helping Children Calm, Center, and Make Smarter Choices” by Maureen Healy.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “Friendship War” by Andrew Clements and “Speechless” by Adam P. Schmitt. A few of the newer easy books are “Potato Pants” by Laurie Keller, “Bear Moves” by Ben Bailey Smith, “We’re All Works of Art” by Mark Sperring and “Small Walt and Mo the Tow” by Elizabeth Verdick.

“Shamrocks” are the theme for Storyhour on March 5, 2019. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday for preschool aged children. Call to hear a recorded story anytime by dialing 307-334-3274. The Friends of the Library sponsor this storyline.

Browse the library’s catalog by going to: and clicking on the WyldCat tab. Your library card number and PIN will give you access your account, the online databases and also the ability to renew some items, place holds and initiate interlibrary loan requests. The mobile app, WYLDcat Mobile can be found by searching WYLDcat, Wyoming Libraries, or WYLD in your app store. This app is an update to the iOS WYLDcat app. The original WYLDcat app, Bookmyne, will remain available.

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