Library News

Your Magic Library will be featured through a 7-week series beginning on Wednesday, March 31 and continuing through May 12. The online video adventure features magicians Cody Landstrom and Wolfe Bowart will teach children step-by-step instructions on magic and stage performance. Week seven of the series will include the opportunity to interact with Cody and Wolfe live. Registration is required, please call 307-334-3490 to secure your spot!

The movie, “Seven Alone” will be featured on Monday, March 29 as part of the Oregon Trail dinner & movie series. This is the amazing and heartfelt true story of the Sager children on the Oregon Trail. A light meal will be available and Deane Tucker, PhD Chadron State College will facilitate discussion. The movie is rated G and 96 minutes, library programs are free and open to the public.

Brenna Dixon Brimer’s art work will be featured during the month of April with a reception planned for Wednesday, April 7 at 5 p.m. Brenna is a 4th generation rancher from Lance Creek, Wyoming. She combines her love for the western lifestyle and art through oil paintings and pencil drawings! Plan to stop by during the month of April!

Joshua Hood has written “Robert Ludlum’s the Treadstone Resurrection.” Top-secret CIA Black Ops program “Treadstone” nearly ruined Adam Hayes. Now working as a carpenter in rural Washington State he thinks he has left all that in the past. Then he receives a mysterious e-mail from a former colleague just before he’s attacked by an unknown hit team at his job site. Suddenly he finds himself back into the shadowy world he’s been trying to forget. This book is also available on CD and digitally in Libby/Overdrive and the CloudLibrary.

Other new fiction books are “Hush-Hush” by Stuart Woods, “Reckless Road” by Christine Feehan, “FireStick” by William W. Johnstone, “The Vineyard at Painted Moon” by Susan Mallery, “Luck and a Horse” by Max Brand, “A Stranger in Town” by Kelley Armstrong, “The Unwilling” by John Hart and “Before She Disappeared” by Lisa Gardner. A new young adult title is “Court of Swans” by Melanie Dickerson.

“I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer” by Michelle McNamara joins “When Brains Dream: Exploring the Science and Mystery of Sleep” by Antonio Zadra and “Work-From-Home Hacks: 500+ Easy Ways to Get Organized, Stay Productive, and Maintain a Work/Life Balance While Working from Home” by Aja Frost in the new non-fiction section.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles: “The Haunted Dollhouse” by Stefan Petrucha, “Duck Days” by Sara Leach and “The Mini Mistake” by Calliope Glass. Newer easy books include “Trucks and Other Things with Wheels” by Bryony Davies, “Starla Jean: Which Came First: the Chicken or the Friendship?” by Elana Arnold, “The Goo Disaster” by Melody Reed and “Glory on Ice” by Maureen Fergus.

“Rainbow Magic!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.  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.

Check out the digital books, movies and other offerings through Overdrive and Hoopla! Use the app, Libby to access all of the digital ebooks, digital audio and some streaming movies, including some of the Great Courses. Hoopla features digital books, audio, music, television, movies and comics! Your library card number and PIN give you access to both of these great resources! Go to for more information and don’t hesitate to stop by if you need help!

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