Families with children of all ages are welcome! Come in your pj’s and bring your favorite stuffed toy, pillow, or blanket, Thursday, September 3, 6:30-7:00 p.m. at the Powell Branch Library. Milk & cookies will be served after the stories.
Kerry Grombacher will return to Grizzly Hall on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 1:30 p.m. for a live concert.
Kerry plays mandolin & guitar. He writes ballads, contemporary folk and country songs.
Give a listen to Mother’s Day from his website
On Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Cody David Romtvedt will read from his new novel Zelestina Urza in Outer Space.
It’s the story of the Basque immigrant Zelestina Urza and her life in the fictional town of Wolf, Wyoming circa 1902. Follow this link to read the reviews.
David is a former Wyoming Poet Laureate and teaches in the MFA program for writers at the University of Wyoming.
He and his daughter, Caitlin Belem, both play in the Wyoming Fireants band. They’ll treat us to some Basque music after the talk.
The event is made possible by the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, a program of the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources and other generous supporters.
Please join Myrtle Brooks today in Grizzly Hall for The Geyser Girl of Yellowstone Park at 2 p.m., author talk.
From the back cover… . At the beginning of the 20th century in Yellowstone National Park, a girl of mysterious origins, named Flower of the Steam Basin, is adopted from infancy by Old Faithful geyser and by a mother buffalo named Bearer of Song. The girl grows up with their stories, proverbs and teachings. In time, she gains a closely protective circle of human friends. At age 9, she meets Retired Lieutenant Ned Halpen of the Yellowstone Cavalry, who is a protector of Yellowstone’s spiritual and physical heritage. After he dies, she vows to continue his legacy, although she must choose between her own safety and performance of her sworn duties.
1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug 18 in the Coe Auditorium, The McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West presents… .
From Wild West to Vaudeville” “Playing Indian” on Global Circuits, 1880-1930s by Dr. Christine Bold.
This lecture is free!
Myrtle Brooks will debut her fantasy novel The Geyser Girl of Yellowstone Park at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 20.
“This book has been 50 years in the making,” says Myrtle. She visited Yellowstone as a 10-year-old child and started a short story when she got home. When she returned to Yellowstone, years later, the memory came back to her and she wrote this book.
Myrtle Brooks is a pen name. The author lives in Brooklyn, NY where she works as a postal clerk. This is her first novel.
Meeteetse at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11.
Don’t miss Rancher, One Book Wyoming author and photographer Cat Urbigkit.
Cat’s books Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs: How They Guard Sheep , The Guardian Team: On the Job with Rena and Roo and Shepherds of Coyote Rocks were selected for One Book Wyoming this year. All three books are available to check out at the libraries.
Cat will pass out folders, fact sheets and stickers for all kids at the program. The Wyoming State Library provided several copies of the bilingual edition of “Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs” for some lucky kids.
Follow this link to a 2013 Wyoming PBS interview with Cat.
Library fan and best-selling author Craig Johnson will visit Park County on Aug. 11 and 12.
Meeteetse Chocolatier - 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11.
Powell – Noon on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the Yellowstone Conference Center on the Northwest College campus.
Cody – 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12… . All seats have been spoken for. Thank you!
The library has all Craig’s Walt Longmire mysteries including his newest Dry Bones. Many are in large print, audio CDs and eBooks.
Longmire, based on Craig’s Western mysteries, airs on Netflix beginning September 10. We have the first three seasons of Longmire on DVD. Check them out in the AV department. Follow Long Live Longmire on Facebook.