Library News

Check out packets of heirloom and sustainable seeds for your garden from the Niobrara County Library’s Heirloom and Sustainable Seed Library. Seeds are heirloom and open-pollinated which make them suitable for long-term storage and saving for use from year to year. Books about seed saving are also available to check out. Stop by for more information!

LegoTime for all ages is held on Tuesdays from 3:35 until 4:45 p.m. Children have the opportunity to use their imagination to create a variety of projects as well as free-build.

“The Price You Pay” is Nick Petrie’s newest novel. Lewis has helped Peter Ash out of more trouble than he can remember, so he doesn’t hesitate to help Lewis locate a former associate who may be in trouble. When they discover blood in the snow and a smoldering cabin, they know things are bad. With Peter’s girlfriend, June Cassidy, they begin a search – facing ruthless and violent foes at every turn. “The Price You Pay” is available digitally in Libby.

Other new books are “The Phoenix Crown” by Kate Quinn, “Chasing the Horizon” by Mary Connealy, “Two Twisted Crowns” by Rachel Gillig, “The Chaos Agent” by Mark Greany, “Simply the Best” by Susan Elizabeth Phillips, “The Teacher” by Freida McFadden and “Leopard’s Hunt” by Christine Feehan. “The Heroes: a novel of Pearl Harbor” by Alan Gratz is among new young adult novels.

New on the non-fiction shelf is “Not that Fancy: Simple Lessons on Living, Loving, Eating, and Dusting Off Your Boots” by Reba McEntire.

The Lenna Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new books “Grimwood” by Nadia Shireen, “Big Nate: Next Stop, Superstardom” by Lincoln Peirce, “The Puppy Problem” by Laura James and “How to Promenade with a Python (and Not Get Eaten)” by Rachel Poliquin. New picture books include “Bear Finds Eggs” by Karma Wilson, “Sasha, the Kamikaze Cow Dog” by Karlon Knudson, “Bad Kitty Does Not Like Easter” by Nick Bruel, “Hardware Helper” by Dana Regan and “Crooze on Croozer: the amazing life of a blind dog” by Peggy Sundberg.

“Dragon Leprechaun” is the theme for Storyhour on March 12, 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.

Be sure to visit the online catalog at You need your library card number and PIN to access your account, the online databases and to place holds. Remember you can also download eAudiobooks and dvd’s for limited use. Check it out today! And don’t hesitate to call or stop by if you have problems.

Libby, powered by Overdrive, offers over 4000 magazine titles through a partnership with Zinio. Library patrons can borrow easily through the Libby app on mobile devices or on your computer, there is no circulation cap and issues have unlimited simultaneous use. Use smart tags in Libby and be notified when new issues of your favorite is released! Your library card number and PIN gives you access! A limited number of magazine titles are also available through Hoopla. Look for the Hoopla Magazine BingePass on your mobile devices. Use your library card number and PIN to set up an account in Hoopla. Check it out today at and stop by the library in 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.