Snowed in? No worries. Use your library card from home for eBooks, Audio Books & Magazines. Your library participates in Wyoming’s GoWYLD. Look for the tutorials (a fly-out on the right). Download the right app for your device. WYLD is the default PIN. More amazing shared resources here. Happy Reading!
To place holds on these books, follow the links to our catalog, then log on to your online account with your library card number and PIN. (Hint: the default PIN is WYLD)
Claiming Ground by Laura Bell – In 1977, Laura Bell, at loose ends after graduating from college, leaves her family home in Kentucky for a wild and unexpected adventure: herding sheep in Wyoming’s Big Horn Basin.
Free Fire by C.J. Box – A Joe Pickett mystery set in Yellowstone by a prolific Casper author and Library lover.
Cody Rodeo by Lew Freedman – Local author of nearly 100 books. Since 1919 the Cody Night Rodeo has thrilled with a rodeo every night from the beginning of June through the end of August.
Murder by Kindness: the Gift Quilt by Barbara Graham – Barbara writes and quilts from right here in Cody. This is the 7th in her Quilted Mystery series.
Blood, Water, Wind, and Stone: an Anthology of Wyoming Writers – edited by University of Wyoming English instructor Lori Howe. Lori curated the collection from submissions to her Wyoming Humanities Council Road Scholar tour.
Junkyard Dogs by Craig Johnson – The sixth in his Walt Longmire mystery series. Craig lives in Ucross, Wyo. with his wife, Judy. It’s a volatile new economy in Durant, Wyoming, where the owners of a multi-million dollar development of ranchettes want to get rid of the adjacent junk-yard.
Better known as Boxcar Murphy by Hunter Patrick – A Powell author with Jess Frost, Jack Cabre, Dewey Vanderhoff and Greg Randoll illustrations. “Better known as Boxcar Murphy” is from WordsWorth Publishing in Cody which specializes in books about the Rocky Mountain West.
Crosswind by Steve Rzasa – Buffalo librarian and Christian science fiction author. “Crosswinds” is the first Sark Brothers tale and “Sandstorm” is the second. Rzasa’s steampunk novels are published by Marcher Lord Press which specializes in Christian fantasy and science fiction.
The Passion of a Marquess by Linda Rae Sande – Local and prolific author, Linda writes Regency period romance. This is book two of her Sisters of the aristocracy series. Linda donates her books to the library where they circulate constantly.
Wyoming at 125: Our Place in the West by Bill Sniffin – Wyoming journalist who lives in Lander. The book is jammed full of iconic Wyoming historical photos ranging from portraits of Chief Washakie and Buffalo Bill Cody to a photo of Amelia Earhart in Cheyenne celebrating her recent flight across the Atlantic.
An Unfinished Life by Mark Spragg – Raised on the North Fork of the Shoshone River, Mark Spragg writes about the contemporary West with love and authority.
Powell Makerspace Passes are Available at the Cody, Meeteetse and Powell Libraries. Passes are good for 2 weeks. No holds, no fines, no renewals. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult, though only one pass will be needed.
Don’t miss the Makerspace examples on display at the Cody Library. They are inspiring.
The Park County Libraries will celebrate with:
The Meeteetse Branch Library will present a Wyoming Humanities Road Scholars program “Cultural Gems: An Eclectic Look at Unique Libraries” by Richard and Mary Maturi on Monday, April 10 at the Meeteetse Senior Center. The program and lunch will run from 12-1:30 p.m.
Nichole Wilson, The Powell YA Librarian says “For National Library Week, I am planning on doing sidewalk chalk poetry on Tuesday, April 11. On Wednesday, April 12 we are going to be painting the bookends in the YA section themed after favorite books. Here is a link so you can see what I’m talking about. http://patch.com/new-jersey/scotchplains/teen-crafternoon-national-library-week-bookends.”
In Cody, Remembering Heart Mountain, 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 12 & Attracting Butterflies & Hummingbirds to your Garden, 12-1 p.m., Thursday. April 13. You may bring your lunch to this Lunch & Learn
First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.
February is African American History Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.
Using the search words ‘African American’ returns 2477 Park County results in the catalog. The following are part of the Park County Library System holdings:
The Butler: a Witness to History by Wil Haygood. “The Butler” is also a motion picture.
My Life, my Love, my Legacy by Coretta Scott King On order for Meeteetse and Cody