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.
Archives for August 2015
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.
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.
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!
“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.