Professor of the Month Talk with Morgan Tyree – Drone photography display & more about the technology 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 24.
2018 Park County Chess Open
4 Round Swiss Tournament
Friday & Saturday, February 2 & 3, 2018
Grizzly Hall, Park County Public Library
Entry is FREE ~ ALL AGES WELCOME
Please sign up ahead of time at the Park County Library
Walk-ins are allowed on Friday, February 2 at 2:30
Registration: February 2 ~2:30-2:55
Round One: February 2 ~ 3:00 PM
Round Two: February 3 ~ 9:30 AM
Round Three: February 3 ~ 12:30 PM
Round Four: February 3 ~ 2:30 PM
Time Controls are g/60 (60 minutes for each player)
Lunch will be served after the 2nd round on Saturday, snacks will also be served.
Prizes: 1st Place $150.00
2nd Place $100.00
3rd Place $50.00
Smaller prizes for lower places.
If you have any questions, email Bradley Fick at email@example.com
Murder at the Library of Congress by Margaret Truman, Call number MYS TRUMAN, M. Margaret Truman looks inside one of D.C.’s great institutions, the Library of Congress, the place where much of the wisdom of the nation is collected, and finds blood on the floor. Was there a second diary, beyond the one Columbus kept, describing his voyage to the New World? Leading scholars at the Library of Congress think so, and Annabel Smith, with her pre-Columbian interests, has been commissioned by the library’s magazine, Civilization, to write about it.
The Collectors by David Baldacci, Call number FIC BALDACCI, D. The assassination of the speaker of the House has rocked the nation. And the Camel Club has found a chilling connection with another death: that of the director of the Library of Congress’s Rare Books and Special Collections Division.
The Invisible Library [electronic resource]: by Genevieve Cogman, eBook
The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman, Call number SF COGMAN, G., Series Invisible library; 1 Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure from a spectacular debut author. One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than fiction… Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, a shadowy organization that collects important works of fiction from all of the different realities.
The Masked City
by Genevieve Cogman, Call number SF COGMAN, G., Series Invisible library; 2 Librarian-spy Irene and her apprentice Kai are back in the second in this “dazzling” book-filled fantasy series from the author of The Invisible Library. The written word is mightier than the sword–most of the time… Working in an alternate version of Victorian London, Librarian-spy Irene has settled into a routine, collecting important fiction for the mysterious Library and blending in nicely with the local culture, until. …
The Burning Page: an Invisible Library Novel
by Genevieve Cogman, Call number SF COGMAN, G., Series Invisible library; 3 Irene’s longtime nemesis, Alberich, has once again been making waves across multiple worlds, and, this time, his goals are much larger than obtaining a single book or wreaking vengeance upon a single Librarian. He aims to destroy the entire Library–and make sure Irene goes down with it.
The True Tails of Baker and Taylor: the Library Cats who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town… and the World
by Jan Louch & Lisa Rogak, Call number 636.8 LOUCH J It all started with mice in the library…. Assistant librarian Jan Louch and a coworker decided that what the Minden, Nevada library needed was a cat. They found a pair of Scottish Folds who were perfect for the job. Jan named them Baker and Taylor, and they took up residence in the library.
Ink and bone by Rachel Caine, Call number YA CAINE, Series Great Library;1 Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly, but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden …
Paper and fire by Rachel Caine, Call number YA CAINE, Series Great Library;2 Author Rachel Caine introduced a world where knowledge is power, and power corrupts absolutely. Now she continues the story of those who dare to defy the Great Library–and rewrite history … With an iron fist, the Great Library controls the knowledge of the world, ruthlessly stamping out all rebellion and in the name of the greater good forbidding the personal ownership of books.
Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine, Call number YA CAINE, Series Great Library;3
The unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone and Paper and Fire unite to save the Great Library of Alexandria from itself in this electrifying adventure in the New York Times bestselling series. Hoarding all the knowledge of the world, the Great Library jealousy guards its secrets. But now a group of rebels poses a dangerous threat to its tyranny … Jess Brightwell and his band of exiles have fled London, only to find themselves imprisoned in Philadelphia, a city led by those who would rather burn books than submit. But Jess and his friends have a bargaining chip: the knowledge to build a machine that will break the Library’s rule. Their time is running out. To survive, they’ll have to choose to live or die as one, to take the fight to their enemies–and to save the very soul of the Great Library …
The Alexandria Link [sound recording (CD book)]: [a novel] by Steve Berry, Call number CDBK BER, Series Cotton Malone; 2 Too bad former secret agent Cotton Malone knows how to unearth the lost contents of the Library of Alexandria; now his bookstore has been ransacked and his son kidnapped.
The Alexandria Link: a Novel by Steve Berry Call number FIC BERRY, S. Series Cotton Malone; 2
Camino Island [text (large print)]
by John Grisham Call number LP FIC GRISHAM, J.
A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars. Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few people know that he occasionally dabbles in the black market of stolen books and manuscripts.
Dewey the Library Cat: a True Story by Vicki Myron & Bret Witter Call number J 636.8 MYRON
Dewey the Library Cat [sound recording]: a True Story
by Vicki Myron, Bret Witter & Laura Hamilton, Playaway Digital Audio,Call number JMP3 636.8 MYRO Abandoned in a library book drop slot in the dead of winter, this remarkable kitten miraculously endured the coldest night of the year. When librarian Vicki Myron found him in the morning, she wrapped him in her arms, nurtured him back to health, and introduced him to his new home – the library.
Librarian on the Roof!: a True Story by M.G. King & Stephen Gilpin, illustrator, Call number E 027.4764 KING The story of RoseAleta Laurell who arrived in Lockheart, Texas to be the head of the Dr. Eugene Clark Library. The library was outdated so she spent a week on the library roof to raise money and interest in the library.
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Call number FIC RUIZ ZAFON, C. Barcelona, 1945–just after the war, a great world city lies in shadow, nursing its wounds, and a boy named Daniel awakes on his eleventh birthday to find that he can no longer remember his mother’s face. To console his only child, Daniel’s widowed father, an antiquarian book dealer, initiates him into the secret of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, a library tended by Barcelona’s guild of rare-book dealers as a repository for books forgotten by the world, waiting for someone who will care about them again. Daniel’s father coaxes him to choose a volume from the spiraling labyrinth of shelves, one that, it is said, will have a special meaning for him. And Daniel so loves the novel he selects, The Shadow of the Wind
The Shadow of the Wind [sound recording (CD book)] by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Call number CDB FIC RUIZ
We found even More… .
The Bad-ass Librarians of Timbuktu: and Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts
by Joshua Hammer, Call number 020.92 HAMMER
Curious George, a Day at the Library [videorecording (DVD)] Call number CHAV J CURIOUS
The Librarian from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler Call number JE THALER
Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration during World War II and a Librarian who made a Difference By Joanne Oppenheim, Call number J 940.5317 OPPENHEIM
My Librarian is a Camel: How Books are Brought to Children around the World by Margriet Ruurs, Call number J PICTURE RUURS M
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog by Lisa Papp, Call number JE PAPP
BiblioTech : Why Libraries Matter more than ever in the Age of Google by John G. Palfrey, Call number 020.285 PALFREY
The first Professor of the Month Talk with be with Northwest College history instructor Amy McKinney at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. McKinney will examine the ground-breaking work of Harriette Cushman.
One of the first women in her field, Harriette Eliza Cushman (1890-1978) worked as Extension Poultry Specialist at Montana State College from 1922 – 1955.
Cushman promoted cooperative marketing, taught scientific practice and promoted poultry farming to Native Americans across Montana. She was an advocate for the environment and actively mentored 4-H clubs.
McKinney is an associate professor of history at Northwest College. She earned her masters at Montana State University in Bozeman and her doctorate at the University of Calgary.
Upcoming Professor of the Month talks include:
- Morgan Tyree’s drone photography display and more about the technology at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018.
- Astrid Northrup will examine the Women in STEM (science, technology engineering and mathematics) 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018.