Start the school year off SWEET! Come to the Third Annual Make-your-own Banana Split After-school Program.
3:30 to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday August 27.
Kids age Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade are welcome.
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.”
If you are a fan of Craig Johnson’s Walt Longmire mysteries, or if you can’t wait for Monday night to see your favorite Absaroka Sherriff come to life on A&E channel’s LONGMIRE television show, the Powell Branch Library has exciting news for you! We have put together several activities for August culminating in a visit from Craig Johnson himself on Sunday, August 17th at noon at the library. First, we will be getting together to discuss the One Book Wyoming novella, Spirit of Steamboat, on Thursday, August 7th from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. Copies are available today! We have seats available, so stop in and get signed up! Second, The American Dream Drive-In has graciously agreed to have a LONGMIRE night on Thursday, August 14th! They will show two episodes starting at sundown. Entry is free and the concession stand will be open to purchase goodies while we watch LONGMIRE on the big screen. Your librarians will be out on the town Friday, August 15th handing out special “tickets” for the Sunday visit from Craig.
7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in Grizzly Hall. Aftermath: The Pragmatic Challenges of Restoring the Cultural Heritage of Plains Indians in the Big Horn Basin is fourth in a series of seminars about the significance of Heart Mountain to the Crow and all the people who live here.
Dr. Meister’s book After Evil (Columbia University Press, 2011) brings to light the unsettling and unsettled issues of the benefits accrued by the dominant culture and proposes ways to imagine responses to the aftermath of violent conquest that befit our justice system. Political philosopher, Robert Meister, Ph.D., Professor of Social Sciences and Political Thought at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will frame the local story against a larger backdrop of American justice. Please see summary of After Evil.
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