Library News

 Have you registered for Paint @ the Library? The first of three events will be held on Wednesday, February 7 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Call 307-334-3490 to secure your spot! Library programs are free and open to the public.

Stop by during the month of February and browse Clint Clore’s abstract art display. Clore has recently returned to his native Wyoming and is excited to share his art with our community. A reception with the artist will be held on Wednesday, February 7 at 5 p.m. Plan to attend!  

The library is pleased to present the “Culmination” in concert! The duo will perform on Sunday, February 11 at 1:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church (120 E 5th St.). Their music features soul and hip-hop with a strong jazz influence through saxophone, keyboard, drums & lyrics. Mario and Reed are looking forward to a captive live audience and the opportunity to share their music with our community.

The Friends of the Library are planning a fun Valentine’s Day RIF (Reading is FUN) skit on Wednesday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m. The skit will feature FBLA members and a craft is planned as well as snacks and the opportunity for children to select a book for their very own. Mark your calendar for this event for your children!

“The Fearless One” is Lori Foster’s latest novel. Jedidiah Stephens came to the Colorado Rockies to uncover the truth behind the fire that killed her parents. She has been chasing down clues and everything has led her to an isolated campground. The more she digs into her family’s past, the more secrets she unravels – and the more afraid she becomes. “The Fearless One” is also available in Hoopla.

“The Lonesome Gun” by William W. Johnstone is among new fiction along with “The Friendship Club” by Robyn Carr, “Hero” by Thomas Perry, “The Night Island” by Jayne Ann Krentz, “Front Sight” by Stephen Hunter, “Random in Death” by J.D. Robb, “The Fury” by Alex Michaelides and “One in a Million” by Janet Dailey. Stephanie Coleman’s “Life in the Middle” is now available in the young adult section.

New non-fiction books include “Oath and Honor: a Memoir and a Warning” by Liz Cheney, “Old-Fashioned on Purpose: Cultivating a Slower, More Joyful Life” by Jill Winger and “Million-Dollar Passion: How to Turn Your Idea Into a Multimillion-Dollar Business” by Victoria Wieck.

The Lenna Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “Leapin’ Leopards” by Bill Myers, “Ali Cross: the Secret Detective” by James Patterson and “Young Whit and the Shroud of Secrecy” by Dave Arnold. Among the newer easy books are “Cupig: the Valentine’s Day Pig” by Claire Tattersfield, “The Treasure of Cabal Island” by Michael Franzese, “Mercy Watson is Missing” by Kate DiCamillo and “The Fox, the Fair, and the Invention Scare” by Kirk Cameron.

“Doggie Kisses” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year for preschool-aged children with stories, activities and crafts – bring your children soon! The Friends of the Library sponsor Dial-A-Story, call 307-334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story.

Did you know you have access to Free Driver Education? Go to and select Test Preparation and Skill Builders and then choose Free Permit Driving Access. You can access DMV permit practice tests which include Wyoming specific car, motorcycle, and CDL tests. Browse FAQs, download the instruction manuals and use the exam simulator to get ready for your exam.

Visit to browse the online catalog and local history! Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Stop by soon!