Library News

Call the library at 307-334-3490 to register for a watercolor class that will be held on Wednesday, March 6 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Children under the age of 10 should be accompanied by an adult and materials will be provided.

“The Life of Pi” is the featured film for the “Living Wild” Dinner & Movie series on Monday, February 26 at 6 p.m. A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. The film is rated PG and 125 minutes. A meal will be included.   

Last fall Leslie Stewart took a 15-day tour of Southeast Asia – Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The trip was fun and enlightening and Leslie will share her experience on Wednesday, February 28 at 6 p.m. at the library. Plan to attend!

“Getting Even” is a novel by recently added author, Clair M. Poulson. Joe Whalen is the first to admit he’s no angel, but he has been working hard to eke out a livelihood on a local farm as he cleans up his act. However, when he returns home late one night, he finds himself facing a whole new level of trouble – there has been a murder in his house and he is the prime suspect. Unless he can figure out who is framing him, he is going to spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Other new books are “Shadow of a Dead Man” by William W. Johnstone, “A Panther’s Scream” by W. Michael Gear, “Hearts of Steel” by Elizabeth Camden, “Goodbye Girl” by James Grippando, “Under Western Stars” edited by Richard Prosch, “Hopeless” by Elsie Silver, “The Bad Weather Friend” by Dean Koontz and “Bright Skies and Dark Horses” by John D. Nesbitt. “House of Flame and Shadow” by Sarah H. Maas is among new young adult books.

Prior to Mark Lohr’s death he had written a book that is now available at the library. “The Book” is a compilation of stories and his memories. “The Book” is also available on the library’s website under Historicals. Another new non-fiction book that is now available is “November 1942: an Intimate History of the Turning Point of World War II” by Peter Englund.

The Lenna Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books “Best Big Sister Ever!” by Katharine Holabird, “All the Small Wonderful Things” by Kate Foster, “Smoke in the Air” Bill Myers, “Claudia and the Bad Joke” Arley Nopra and “The Pest in the Nest” by Julian Gough. A few of the newer picture books are “Lola’s Amazing Journey Home” by Nancy R. Myers, “There’s No Such Things as… Elves” by Lucy Rowland, “Lost Dog” by Brandon Todd and “Luck of the Unicorn” created by Amy Krouse Rosenthal.

“Hearts!” is the theme for Storyhour on February 27, 2024. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year for preschool-aged children. Call 307-334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story, Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

WyldCat is the library’s online catalog and available through the website: and look for the app in your App Store. You can browse and place reserves on items in the library, Libby and Hoopla as well as initiate interlibrary loans. Your library card number and PIN make this all possible, check it out today and 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.