Moorcroft Branch Library

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Library staff   Book Discussion Groups   Overdue charges
Friends of the Library   Youth Services   Interlibrary loan request
    Outreach Services   Other library fees
 

 

The Library will be closed on Friday July 4th to celebrate our nation’s birthday.  Everyone have a pleasant fun filled holiday and be safe. 

We are having a good turnout this summer for the children’s programs and reading in general.  There are lots of young people signed up for summer reading.  Watch for the signs as it will start in full, the week after the 4th of July, There are lots of prizes so send the kids in the sign up to read this summer.

Story Hours is Wednesday’s at 10:00am, BABY STORY HOUR, 6 months to 3 years.  It will be at 11:15am after regular story hour.  These story hours will continue throughout the summer.

Book club will be held on Thursday July 3rd at 1:00pm.  They are reading The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton. Everyone is invited to attend at any time.

 

NEWS FROM THE CHILDREN'S SECTION

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME every Wednesday at 10:00am to 11:00am for children ages 3 to 5  (stories, finger plays, small craft, snack)

BABY STORY HOUR every Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. for children 6 months to 3 years

There will be no AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES or PAJAMA MOVIES
over the summer -- they will resume on Wednesday, September 3.

 

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” 
― 
Dr. SeussI Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

         

NEW BOOKS

*BILL BROOKS:  VENGEANCE TRAIL, Johnny Montana is a gambler, road agent and a killer, and the law has finally caught up with him.  He has been caught after shooting a U.S. Senator and now they are on their way across Indian Territory to see the “Hanging” Judge Parker.

SUZANNE WOODS FISHER:  THE LETTERS AND THE CALLING, these books are book 1 and 2 of The Inn at Eagle Hill.  Both are Amish based and are an inspiration from a true story.

PHILLIP MARGAOLIN:  WORTHY BROWN’S DAUGHTER, this book has taken over two decades of white-knuckle drama about two broken men risking everything for what they believe.

JONATHAN KELLERMAN:  KILLER, The City of Angles has its share of psychopaths as Dr. Alex Delaware well knows.  A sophisticated Dr. Constance Sykes hardly seems like someone Alex needs to fear.

JULIE KLASSEN:  THE DANCING MASTER, an intriguing profession of those thought essential social graces for ladies and gentlemen hoping to make a good match.

*JENNIFER McMAHON:  THE WINTER PEOPLE, West Hall Vermont has always been a place of Old Legends.  The most mysterious is when Sara Harrison Shea was found dead in a field in 1908 just months after the death of her daughter.  Now is said that Sara walks the streets after midnight, leaving small offering on doorsteps.

*JUDY TROY:  THE QUIET STREET OF WINSLOW, the body of a murdered young women is found in a river wash of Black Canyon City.  Deputy Sheriff Sam Rush starts an investigation that leads into larger and deeper psychological complexities.

PATRICIA MacDONALD: SISTERS, Alex Woods parents are killed in a car accident; she soon discovers that her mother had given up a baby for adoption.  The search for her sister turns into a terrible surprise.

STEVE BERRY:  THE COLUMBUS AFFAIR, a jounali8st Tom Sagan, has written for hot spots all over the world.  Zachariah Simon has the look of a scholar but the soul of a scoundrel and he has Tom’s estranged daughter at his mercy.

ANNA QUINDLEN:  STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS, the story begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a tin roof.  Rebecca Winter is a photographer whose bank balance is shaky and her career is descending.

 

Hours of Operation

Monday & Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Weekends & holidays
Closed
 

  Adult Services

Book discussion groups
Humanities programs
Traveling exhibits
 

  Library cards

$3.00 for residents
$25.00 deposit for non-residents
Valid driver's license required
Good at any Wyoming library
 

Address/phone numbers

105 East Converse
PO Box 10
Moorcroft, WY 82721
Phone:  (307) 756-3232
Fax:  (307) 756-3226

Email: moorlibrary@rtconnect.net
 

 
Book Discussion Groups

Book Club is held every 2-3 weeks,
depending on the length of the book!

For more information,
contact Nancy Aars at (307) 756-3232


 

  Checkout periods

Videos & DVDs -- 3 days
Magazines -- 1 week
All other checkouts -- 3 weeks
Items may be renewed once
(if no one else has requested the item)

Library staff

Pamela Jespersen -- Branch librarian
Nancy Aars -- Adult services
Tanya Brekke -- Youth services

 

  Youth Services

Preschool storytime - Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m., ages 3-5
Baby storytime -- Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m., 6 mo - 3 yr old
After school activities - Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45 p.m., K-6th grade

There will be no AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES or PAJAMA MOVIES over the summer -- they will resume on Wednesday, September 3.

Summer reading program
Seasonal programs/parties
Scholastic Book Fair
 

  Overdue charges

Videos/DVDs -- $.50/day
Interlibrary loan items -- $.50/day
All other checkouts -- $.05/day

Friends of the Library

Provide funds for unbudgeted items & supplies volunteers to assist with various Library activities

EVERYONE is welcome!
Please come check us out and
get involved in our library family.

 

  Outreach Services

We will deliver books to shut-ins!
Please phone or email at moorlibrary@rtconnect.net

 

  Interlibrary loan request
$3.00 per item out of county
No charge within the county

 

        Other library fees

Internet access -- FREE
Fax charges -- $1.00 per page
Copies/computer printouts -- $.20/page
$.10/page on your own paper
$.25/page double-sided