Library News

Call 307-334-3490 to register for ZenDoodle @ the Library on Wednesday, April 3. The event will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and all materials are provided.

The library presents singer/songwriter Clint Clore in concert on Sunday, April 7 at 1:30 p.m. The concert will be held at the Congregational Church, 120 E 5th St., Lusk. Clint, a Wyoming native who lives in Lusk started at a very young age on the piano singing gospel music, he later picked up guitar. As an original artist he has been compared to Peter Gabriel, Keith Green, and Eddie Vedder however, he has also worked with rock and hard rock bands. His music is heartfelt and will be a combination of original pieces and cover tracks with guitar, piano and vocals. Library programs are free and open to the public. Plan to attend!

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 10 when the Friends of the Library will host their next Reading is FUN with performer “Wayne & Wingnut” at 6:30 p.m. Comedy, music and puppets with this fun. All ages will enjoy this show!

“The Pelican Girls” is a U.S. debut title by author Julia Malye. Hospitals are overflowing in 1720 in Paris and France’s colony in North America needs families. The director of one of the hospitals rounds up nearly a hundred female “volunteers” of childbearing age and have them shipped to New Orleans. Among the group are three strangers brought together by fate who will face extraordinary adversity and form a friendship that will endure through the years.

Other new fiction books are “Shooting Iron” by William W. Johnstone, “Ward D” by Freida McFadden, “Old Haunts: a Steve Dancy Tale” by James D. Best, “The Ark and the Dove: the Story of Noah’s Wife” by Jill Eileen Smith, “Coyote Summer” by W. Michael Gear, “Wandering Stars” by Tommy Orange and “A Need for Violence” by Dusty Richards. A new young adult book, “Visions of Flesh and Blood: a Blood and Ash/Flesh and Fire Compendium” by Jennifer L. Armentrout is now available.

“Large Family Logistics: the Art and Science of Managing a Large Family” by Kim Brenneman is among new non-fiction along with “The Small Business Start-Up Kit” by Peri H. Pakroo and “Sharing Too Much: Musings from an Unlikely Life” by Richard Paul Evans.

The Lenna Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new chapter books “Bo Hatches a Plan” by Cam Higgins, “What a Croc!” by Bill Myers and “A Horse Named Sky” by Rosanne Parry. Some of the newer picture books include “You Are Not a Cat” by Sharon G. Flake, “The Crayons Love Our Planet” by Drew Daywalt, “Why Does It Rain? : Weather With the Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle and “Love is Forever” by Casey Rislov.

“Spring Blooms” is the theme for Storyhour on April 2, 2024. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday throughout the year for preschool-aged children. The Friends of the Library sponsor Dial-A-Story, call 334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story!

The online catalog, WyldCat, is available by going to:, also look for the app for your mobile devices! You can link your family cards and easily see what is checked out and when it’s due – stop in and we’ll help you set it all up. WyldCat is also your one-stop search for physical & digital library materials, you can see what’s available locally, in Libby & Hoopla as well as statewide with one search! Your library card and PIN gives you access!

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