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Photographer Scott Ramsey will be featured during the month of March at the library. Scott has worked for UPS for 25 years and spent most of his UPS career delivering in Niobrara county. Ramsey started photography in high school and then pursued photography further in college. He enjoys most fields of photography, but his favorite is sports photography. A reception with the artist will be held on Tuesday, March 10 at 5 p.m.

Australia will be the focus during the Friends of the Library’s RIF (Reading Is Fun) program on Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. Wonders Down Under is a multifaceted performance and Paul Taylor presents audiences with a unique look at the wonderful Aussie character through an exciting blending of stories, songs, poetry, drama, dance and the didgeridoo. The program is suitable for all ages and everyone will be able to select a book to keep. Snacks will also be served! Don’t miss this RIF finale!

Local historians will want to check out the latest entry in the library’s Historical database: “Addison A. Spaugh: A Biography, the Last Frontier.” Go to and click on the Historical tab, select “S” and scroll down!

Are you thinking gardening??? The library has heirloom seeds available, stop in and check them out!

“The Wild One” is Nick Petrie’s latest novel. War Veteran Peter Ash has been asked to find an eight-year old boy who has been taken by his father. The father murdered the boy’s mother and fled to Iceland. Peter must confront his growing PTDS and the most powerful Icelandic snow storm to find a killer, save the boy, and keep himself out of prison…or a cold grave. “The Wild One” is also available digitally in Overdrive and the Cloud Library.

Other new fiction books are “Red Grass” by Carter Travis Young, “Vendetta Road” by Christine Feehan, “Highfire” by Eoin Colfer, “Insatiable” by Helen Hardt, “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides, “Underestimating Miss Cecilia” by Carolyn Miller, “House on Fire” by Joseph Finder and “The Nevermore” series by K. A. Poe. New titles for the young adult are “The Conference of the Birds” by Ransom Riggs and “The Guinevere Deception” by Kiersten White.

Check out these new non-fiction books: “Canyon Dreams: a Baseball Season on the Navajo Nation” by Michael Powell, “Ernest’s Way: an International Journey Through Hemingway’s Life” by Cristen Hemingway Jaynes and “Grit & Grace: Train the Mind, Train the Body, Own Your Life” by Tim McGraw.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles, “Notorious” by Gordon Korman, “A Slip of a Girl” by Patricia Reilly Giff and “Indian No More” by Charlene Willing McManis. Several of the newer easy books are “Penny and Her Sled” by Kevin Henkes, “Hair Love” by Matthew A. Cherry, “I Want to Be a Pilot” by Laura Driscoll and “Penguin & Moose” by Hannah C. Hall.

“Rainbow Days!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Storyhour is held throughout the year for preschool aged children. Call 307-334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Stop in soon and check out everything available for you! Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.