Library News

“The Mustang” is the final film in the Living Wild Dinner & Movie series and will be shown on Monday, April 29 at 6 p.m. Roman Coleman, a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his past rediscovers his own humanity in a social rehabilitation program. There he must gentle an especially unbreakable mustang named Marcus. During the program, Roman is helped by a no-nonsense veteran trainer and an outgoing fellow inmate and trick rider. His journey with Marcus inspires a heartfelt connection and challenges him to be a better person. The film is rated R and 96 minutes. A meal and brief audience discussion round out the evening. Library programs are free and open to the public.     

The photography exhibit, “Wild and Free: the Mustangs of the McCullough Peaks” is on display at the library until May 24, 2024. The exhibit was organized by FOAL (Friends of a Legacy); the wild horse advocacy organization based in Park County and was developed to educate about the importance of sustaining the herd of wild horses that roam over 120,000 acres of public land in the McCullough Peaks in Park and Big Horn counties.

The library provides interlibrary loan service. If our library does not have what you are looking for, we can borrow items from libraries throughout Wyoming and the nation. Stop by and find out more information!

“Struck Dead” is the title of Andrea Kane’s newest novel. Multi-millionaire Christopher Hillington is the prime suspect in a hit-and-run death but before the NYPD can establish his guilt, he is brutally murdered. Before dying, Hillington scrawls the name Casey Woods in his own blood. The Forensic Instincts investigation draws the team into a complex mystery that has placed its president in the sights of a killer. “Struck Dead” is also available digitally in Hoopla.

Other new books are “Bad Hombres” by William W. Johnstone, “The Sweet Life” by Suzanne Woods Fisher, “Cheater” by Karen Rose, “Sharpe’s Command” by Bernard Cornwell, “The Reaper Follows” by Heather Graham, “Studies at the School by the Sea” by Jenny Colgan and “Half a Pig and Other Frontier Stories” by Matthew P. Mayo.

New non-fiction books are “Arthur: the Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home” by Mikael Lindnord, “The Menopause Brain: New Science Empowers Women to Navigate the Pivotal Transition With Knowledge and Confidence” by Lisa Mosconi and “Reading Gensis” by Marilynne Robinson.

The Lenna Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior titles “The Walk” by Winsome Bingham, “Rise of the Cat” by Judd Winick, “Eva for President” by Rebecca Elliott and “Noland Kids adventure series” by Mike Curtis. New easy books include “The Rowdy Randy Wild West Show” by Casey Rislov, “Class Pet on the Loose” by Laura Murray, “Pete the Kitty and the Three Bears” by Kimberly Dean, “Camping With Lily and Milo” by Pauline Oud and “School of Monster series” by Sally Rippin.

“Fan Away!” is the theme for Storyhour on April 23, 2024. Storyhour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday for children age 3 through kindergarten. Call 307-334-3274 anytime to hear a recorded story. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Visit the online catalog, WyldCat, by going to; your library card number and PIN will give you access where needed. You can renew some items, place requests and more!

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