Library News

The library will be closed Monday, January 15, 2024 for Martin Luther King Jr. and Wyoming Equality Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Stop by the library to pick up the first book in the “Wild Wyoming” book discussion series, “American Wolf” by Nate Blakeslee. The discussion for this book will be Monday, February 5 at 6 p.m. Other books in the series are: “Touching the Wild,” “In A Land of Awe” & “Unbroken Spirit,” the series concludes with “Great Wyoming Bear Stories.”

The Friends of the Library are a non-profit organization that provide valuable programming, materials, and other resources to the library! Two major fundraisers are held each year to fund the library’s summer Hey Kids program, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, live performers and more but funding also comes from the collection of Decker Receipts. As you may know, Decker’s Market provides $1000 for every $150,000 of collected receipts, please drop your receipts at the library or you can put them in the Friends of the Library box at Decker’s Market. And, on behalf of the Friends of the Library, thank you for your support!

Ward Larsen’s latest novel is “Assassin’s Mark.” America has shaken off a series of high-tech attacks with the help of David Slaton. Then Marine One is brought down in the heart of the Capitol. The President survived the crash but is clinging to life by a thread. Slaton, the CIA’s most lethal assassin, is brought back in and it is clear that Trident is not finished and there is a high-level traitor in the U.S. government.  The only way forward is to topple a conspiracy in the upper most echelons of Washington. “Assassin’s Mark” is also available as digital audio in Hoopla.

Other new books are “The Bullet Stops Here” by William W. Johnstone, “Balancing Act” by Emily March, “The Wonder of It All” by Barbara Taylor Bradford, “Betrayal” by Phillip Margolin, “The Fairytale Life of Dorothy Gale” by Virginia Kantra, “Cade’s Revenge” by Robert Vaughn and “City of Betrayal” by Victoria Thompson. “Real Not Perfect” by Stephanie Coleman is among new young adult books.

Gap Pucci’s “We Married Adventure: Together Against the Wilderness: Life in Jackson Hole, Wyoming” is among new non-fiction along with “Final Battle: the Next Election Could Be the Last” by David Horowitz and “The Lost Art of Silence: Reconnecting to the Power and Beauty of Quiet” by Sarah Anderson.

The Lenna Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “Ali Cross: Like Father, Like Son” by James Patterson, “Batman and Superman Swapped!” by Richard Ashley Hamilton and “The Puppets of Spelhorst” by Kate DiCamillo. Among the newer easy books are “The Big Cheese” by Jory John, “Just Snow Already” by Howard McWilliam, “Lullaby For the King” by Nikki Grimes and “Ten-Word Tiny Tales to Inspire and Unsettle” by Joseph Coelho.

“Snowman!” is the theme for Storyhour on January 16, 2024. Storyhour is held on Tuesdays throughout the year from 10 to 11 a.m. Preschool-aged children enjoy stories, activities, crafts and fun with their peers. The Friends of the Library sponsor Dial-A-Story, call 307-334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story.

Browse the library’s online catalog, WyldCat, anytime by going to, you can browse the holdings in our library as well as statewide and beyond! Check it out today and stop by the library for more information.

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