Library News

Stop by the library this month and check out Amy Kate Hanson’s art. This young artist is very excited to share her artwork with the community!   

The library will present the Cheyenne Harmony Chorus and the Wyomingaires on Sunday, October 9 at 1:30 p.m. Four-part harmony, aka Barbershop will thoroughly entertain you! The concert will be held at the Congregational Church, 120 E. 5th St. Lusk, WY.

Ramona Atkins-Smith will share her extensive knowledge about Native American Flutes on Wednesday, October 12 at 6 p.m. at the library. Ramona has loved art and music since she was a small child and has presented art and music programs to youth and adults alike; she has found the beauty of Native American flutes captivating. She will present the history of the Native flute as well as having several flutes available for display. Plan to attend!

The Niobrara County Library Foundation will be hosting a Wine and Bourbon Tasting with Poplar Wine and Spirits of Casper on Sunday, October 15 at 4 p.m. at the Niobrara Country Club. Stop by the library to get your tickets!

“A Prayer for Owen Meany” by John Irving is the next book in the “Read & Feed @ the Library” book discussion series! Stop by the library and pick up your copy for the October 17 noon discussion.

Debbie Macomber’s latest novel is “The Best Is Yet to Come.” A new beginning in charming Oceanside, Washington is exactly what Hope Godwin needs after the death of her twin brother. There are plenty of distractions – like the animal shelter where she meets Shadow, a rescue dog that everyone has given up on. Wounded ex-Marine Cade Lincoln, Jr., also a volunteer, identifies with Shadow and assumes they are both beyond help, but Hope believes they are both worth saving. “The Best is Yet to Come” is available on cd as well as digitally through Libby.

Other new books are “Summer on Moonlight Bay” by Hope Ramsey, “The New Neighbor” by Karen Cleveland, “Black Dog” by Stuart Woods, “The Forgotten Cottage” by Courtney Ellis, “Overkill” by Sandra Brown, “Gone to Texas” by Jason Manning, “Rules at the School by the Sea” by Jenny Colgan, “A Time to Bloom” by Lauraine Snelling and “Texas Renegade” by Walter A. Tompkins. “The Final Gambit” by Jennifer Lynn Barnes is now available in the young adult section and “Slenderman: Online Obsession, Mental Illness, and the Violent Crime of Two Midwestern Girls” by Kathleen Hale is among new non-fiction books.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “McTavish on the Move” by Meg Rosoff, “Lies I Tell Myself” by Beth Vrabel and “Fenway and the Bone Thieves” by Victoria J. Coe. Among the newer easy books are “Llama Rocks the Cradle of Chaos” by Jonathan Stutzman, “Hoggy Went-a-Courting” by Ethan Long, “Unlikely Friends” by Norm Feuti and “Hoof on the Roof” by Cath Jones.

“Up At Night!” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.  Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year for children age 3 through kindergarten. Call 307-334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Be sure to visit the online catalog, WyldCat, by going to Click on the link or search from the main page, your library card number and PIN will give you access to your library account, the ability to place reserves and interlibrary loan requests. You can also access all of the research tools through! Don’t hesitate to call or stop by if you have questions.

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