Tim Egan visits the Museum

short nightCheck out Tim Egan’s books at the library:

And don’t miss his lecture next Wednesday at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. 1 p.m. September 17, Coe Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

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Hobbit & Fairy Houses in Powell



Come join us to build a hobbit or fairy house: Wednesday, September 173:30-4:30 pm. K-5th grade welcome. Snack provided. Please sign-up.

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2nd Annual Salsa Contest Heats Up October in Powell!

salsa contestYUM!  Are you ready?

Powell Library will host our Second Annual Salsa Contest 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 2.

Enter your homemade canned or fresh salsa in four heats – Mild, Medium, Hot, and Fruit.

This will be a people’s choice contest.  If you want to be a judge, you pay $1.00 with proceeds going to the Park County Library System Foundation.  Milk and chips will be provided.

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Build a Book Birdhouse in Meeteetse

birdhouse0024These charming little birdhouses were a big hit at our library this summer.

Now we’re inviting everyone back to do one of their own from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 16 at the Meeteetse Branch Library.




Limited supplies are available. We welcome anyone to bring some supplies which would include:

♥ X-acto™ knives
♥ scissors
♥ Mod Podge™ (decoupage)
♥ hot glue guns
♥ hot glue sticks
♥ Golden books or similarly sized children’s books.

Everyone is welcome, but children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information, email djensen@parkcountylibrary.org

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“Howdy” Wyoming postcard exhibit in Cody

howdyEnjoy “Howdy” this month at the Cody Library. It is a traveling exhibit that considers the postcard as a communication device and advertiser of Wyoming’s natural and cultural landscape. Color and black and white images illustrate how postcards have promoted Wyoming as a “vacation dreamland” and a “wonderland of the West.” This exhibit comes from the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne.

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Book Crafts TWICE a month in Powell!

altered book 3We are going to double the art and double the fun in Powell beginning Tuesday, September 2nd at 6:00 p.m.  We will be up-cycling old books into works of art.  There will be two instructors on hand to help you with your project whether it be a free-style piece of art, or an instruction based piece that you can take home at the end of the month.  We will have two programs each month on the first and third Tuesdays!  We will supply many of the items needed to create your piece, however, you are always welcome to bring materials from home.  No sign-up is required.  Adults 18+ only, please.

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Author Talk next Tuesday, 2 p.m., in Cody

Frances WorthingtonAuthor Frances Worthington will discuss her book Abraham: One God, Three Wives, Five Religions, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2 at a free public program at the library in Cody. Her book examines the life of Abraham, a historical religious figure and his wives/concubines Sarah, Hagar, and Keturah. Christianity, Judaism, Islam, the Bábí Faith, and the Bahá’í Faith religions were all influenced by Abraham and his family. ​ “By tracing the events from century to century, we connect, spiritually as well as genetically, with a fascinating family that lived four thousand years ago,” said Frances.  

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Thank you, Paige Bacon!

paige web

Art teacher Paige Bacon’s work brightened the hall gallery this month and then she volunteered to do apple art in the children’s activity room, too. Kids got to eat their still life subject as they drew.

paige apple web

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