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Dennis Davis will be presenting “Wyoming : Perspectives on a Small Town” at the library on Wednesday, September 2 at 6 p.m.

The library will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day, regular hours resume on Tuesday, September 8.

“Around the World: Antarctica” will be presented by Larry Orr on Monday, September 14 at 6 p.m. Larry worked in Antarctica for four seasons during 1983–1987. He served as Admin Coordinator for the National Science Foundation office at McMurdo Station, coordinating science programs with civilian, military, and scientific members. Additionally, he scheduled and coordinated all helicopter flights and assisted planning for ski-equipped C-130 aircraft. He will share artifacts as well as images from his extended stay.

Have you ever wondered what the inside of a REAL haunted house looks like?  This interactive and extremely unique presentation does just that on Wednesday, September 16 at 6 p.m. Be prepared to go on a journey like no other, with tours through some of the nation’s most haunted locations—including abandoned hospitals, schools, asylums, homes, and more!  All done with original photography, deep history, and haunted experiences! Curt Strutz includes a mix of history, photography, storytelling and humor. Sturtz has been featured on TV and in newspapers. Library programs are free and open to the public; this program may not be suitable for young children.

Michael Robotham’s latest novel is “When She Was Good.” Seven years ago, Evie Cormac was found hiding in the aftermath of a shocking murder. Nobody has been able to determine her real name or where she came from. Everyone who tried has died. Forensic psychologist, Cyrus Haven believes the truth will set Evie free. He begins digging into her past only to disturb a hornet’s nest of corrupt and powerful people who have been waiting to find Evie – the last witness to their appalling crimes. “When She Was Good” is the sequel to “Good Girl, Bad Girl” also available at the library.

Other new fiction books are “Outsider” by Linda Castillo, “Of Mutts and Men” by Spencer Quinn, “Range Rider” by Stu Campbell, “Dangerous Pursuits” by Jo Bannister, “Bad Axe County” by John Galligan, “Never Ask Me” by Jeff Abbott, “The Lost and Found Bookshop” by Susan Wiggs and “Queen of Storms” by Raymond Feist. A new young adult title is “The Court of Miracles” by Kester Grant.

“Sky Ranch: Living on a Remote Ranch in Idaho” by Bobbi Phelps is among new non-fiction books along with “United States of Socialism: Who’s Behind It, Why It’s Evil, How To Stop It” by Dinesh D’Souza and “The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life” by Julie Bogart.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles, “Ghost Squad” by Claribel A. Ortega, “Megabat is a Fraidybat” by Anna Humphrey and “A Wish in the Dark” by Christina Soontornvat. A few of the newer easy titles are “We Will Rock Our Classmates” by Ryan T. Higgins, “Who Ate My Book?” by Tina Kugler, “I Got the School Spirit” by Connie Schofield-Morrison and “The Walrus and the Caribou” by Maika Harper.

“Marbled Apples!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.  Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year. Call 307-334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Visit the library’s website: for library events, local history and genealogy and to search the online catalog! 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!