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.
Join Big Horn Basin author Karen Schutte, 2-3 p.m. TODAY Monday, Aug. 11. Her new book is out! Flesh on the Bone continues the saga of German immigration to the Basin begun in The Ticket and Seed of the Volga. Karen’s trilogy is based on the lives of her great-grandparents and grandparents.
In her third novel, Jake and Raisa, first-born children of their immigrant parents are married in 1920 and by 1925 find themselves with two children of their own and a pile of growing debt. Things are better during the Roaring Twenties, but not in Lovell, Wyoming.
Writers’ workshop with Tina Welling, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, August 16. We still have a few openings for Tina’s class. Register at the front desk for this free class. Bring paper and pen and learn to Follow your longing, Write wild with nature’s rhythms, Write surprises, Find stories, Enliven your language, Tap into your inner authority, Care for and feed a writer. Tina’s newest book “Writing Wild, Forming a Creative Partnership with Nature.”
FREE tickets will be available Aug. 1 for Longmire mystery series author Craig Johnson‘s visit, 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. One Book Wyoming, “Spirit of Steamboat,” by Craig Johnson will be discussed. If you have not yet passed your copy on, please consider dropping it by the 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.