Author 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.
Four Shillings Short, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 in Grizzly Hall at Park County Public Library, Cody. Enjoy Irish music, poetry and stories with husband-wife duo Aodh Og O Tuama and Christy Martin. They play a fantastic array of instruments including hammered and mountain dulcimer, mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, tinwhistles, recorders, medieval and renaissance woodwinds, North Indian sitar, charango, bowed psaltery, banjo, bodhran, guitar, percussion, vocals and even a krumhorn. They donated their new CD, Of Love and Liberty to the library.
Traditional country sound The Nashville Honky-Tonk Review featuring Luke Bell and the Johnny Appleseed Band, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, August 23 in Grizzly Hall, Park County Public Library, Cody. The Johnny Appleseed band, specializing in country and western, swing, and honky-tonk music, will back Luke Bell on pedal steel, guitar, drums, and bass. They will do an interactive set in which grown-ups and kids can learn about the history of some of the music they play and their instruments.
Pick up a FREE ticket for Craig Johnson‘s visit, 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 in Grizzly Hall at Park County Public Library in Cody. One Book Wyoming, “Spirit of Steamboat,”a Longmire mystery that Craig wrote will be discussed. If you have not yet passed your copy on, please consider dropping it by the Cody Library. We will send it home with a new reader. Your library has a CD audio book & a hard cover of the novella available for check out.