Main Branch, Sundance

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Hours of Operation Events/New Books  Library cards
Address/phone numbers Adult Services Checkout periods
Library staff Book Discussion Groups Overdue charges
Library history Youth Services Interlibrary loan request
Meeting room Outreach Services Other library fees
Friends of the Library Writers Group  
 

LIBRARY CLOSED on Friday, July 4.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM activities through July 3 for kids, teens & adults.  OUTDOOR MOVIE AT SUNSET on Monday, June 30 at 8:31 p.m. for all ages.  TNT TUESDAYS with activities for 2nd-6th greaders at 11:30.  WHIRLIGIG STORYTIME for preschool-1st grade on Wednesdays at 10:30.  WHIZ BANG WEDNESDAY with activities for 2nd-6th graders at 3:15 p.m.  MOVIE & POPCORN every Thursday at 1:00 p.m.  Reading for prizes!  Activities/prizes for TEENS AND ADULTS as well!

ANNUAL QUILT DISPLAY is coming up – if you have a quilt (or more than one!) you would be willing to display please give us a call!  We’ll plan on hanging them on June 27 – the display will run June 30 through August 15.

CEMETERY WALKS will be held this summer at Mt. Moriah, Green Mountain, Miller Creek, and Alva cemeteries.  The MT MORIAH CEMETERY WALK will be on Friday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m.

LUNCH BUNCH BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP is breaking for the summer & will resume in September.

The FEEDER READERS DISCUSSION GROUP has broken for the season and will resume in September.

CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD usually meets every first Thursday after the first Tuesday of each month (usually).  Location rotates between the libraries in Sundance, Moorcroft, and Hulett.  Meetings open to the public. 

CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY FOUNDATION BOARD usually meets every third Thursday at 1:30 p.m.  Location rotates among the three libraries.  We still have one opening on our foundation board, if anyone is interested please call the library for more information! 

SUNDANCE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY meet every second Tuesday, September through May, at 11 a.m., new members always welcome.  Major projects include the annual book sale, Valentine’s bake sale, and Open House luncheon.  Always on the lookout for new members.

 

   
Hours of Operation

Monday:  9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday:  9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Weekends & holidays:  Closed
 

  Adult Services

Book discussion groups
Humanities programs
Monthly displays
Traveling exhibits
Cemetery walks
 

  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

414 East Main Street
PO Box 910
Sundance, WY 82729
(307) 283-1006   (307) 283-1008
Fax:  (307) 283-1006
crookcountylibrary@rangeweb.net
 

Book Discussion Groups

Lunch Bunch
Meets every 3rd Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
They have broken for the summer & will resume in September.

Feader Readers
Meets every 3rd Monday at 6:30 p.m., location varies
They have broken for the summer & will resume in September.

 

Checkout periods

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

Library staff

Kimberly Heaster -- Adult services
Allison Bush-Forsberg -- Technical services
Bonnie Stahla -- Youth services
 

Youth Services

Weekly storytime every Friday, 11:00 a.m.
Outreach storytimes
Summer reading program
Seasonal programs/parties

 

Overdue charges

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

Meeting room

Seating capacity -- up to 70
Kitchenette facilities
TV/DVD, projectors, large screen
No charge for non-profits
$5 charge for private meetings/parties
 

Outreach Services

Reading at Long Term Care & Assisted Living
Health fair
Crook County Fair

Outreach storytimes
at local daycares, preschools & elementary school classes

 

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

 

Friends of the Library

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

President - Jeanette Smith
Vice President - Pat Boone/Jeanne Wyatt
Secretary - Marilyn Rogers
Treasurer - Margaret Ellsbury
 

  Bear Lodge Writer's Group

Meets twice a month on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
1st Tuesday at noon -- 3rd Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.
Library meeting room

  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
 

         

 

THIS WEEK AT YOUR LIBRARY by Jill Mackey                                 May 19-23, 2014

Want to see what’s happening at the library??  We have a Facebook page – just look for us under “Crook County Library!”

Library Programming:

LIBRARY CLOSED for Memorial Day, Monday, May 26.

HISTORICAL PROGRAM on Black Hills railroading by Rick Mills, Director of the SD State Train Museum in Hill City.  Friday, May 30, 7:00 p.m.

“FIZZ BOOM READ” SUMMER READING PROGRAM kickoff on Monday, June 2 at 1:30 p.m.

ANNUAL QUILT DISPLAY is coming up – if you have a quilt (or more than one!) you would be willing to display please give us a call!  We’ll plan on hanging them on June 27 – the display will run June 30 through August 15.

CEMETERY WALKS will be held this summer at Mt. Moriah, Green Mountain, Miller Creek, and Alva cemeteries. 

LUNCH BUNCH BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP is breaking for the summer & will resume in September.

The FEEDER READERS DISCUSSION GROUP has broken for the season and will resume in September.

CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD usually meets every first Thursday after the first Tuesday of each month (usually).  Location rotates between the libraries in Sundance, Moorcroft, and Hulett.  Meetings open to the public. 

CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY FOUNDATION BOARD usually meets every third Thursday at 1:30 p.m.  Location rotates among the three libraries.  We still have one opening on our foundation board, if anyone is interested please call the library for more information! 

SUNDANCE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY meet every second Tuesday, September through May, at 11 a.m., new members always welcome.  Major projects include the annual book sale, Valentine’s bake sale, and Open House luncheon.  Always on the lookout for new members.

New Fiction:

BONE DEEP by Randy Wayne White.  When a Crow Indian acquaintance of Tomlinson’s asks Doc Ford to help recover relics stolen from his tribe, Doc is happy to tag along…but neither of them realize what they’ve let themselves in for…

ROBERT LUDLUM’S THE JANSON OPTION by Paul Garrison.  Janson & Kincaid find themselves embroiled in a bewildering storm of plots and counterplots, and their fight to survive threatens to disrupt the entire region, and beyond…

THE POACHER’S DAUGHTER, a Western story by Michael Zimmer. 

A MAN CALLED TRENT, a Western story by Louis L’Amour.

New Non-fiction

COUNTRY PAINTING PROJECTS by Emma Hunk.  Decorating on wood, pottery, and metal.

STITCHING FOR THE KITCHEN from Gooseberry Patch.  30 easy projects for the heart of your home.

GOING WEST! QUILTS AND COMMUNITY by Roderick Kiracofe & Sandi Fox, donated by the Wyoming State Quilt Guild.

New CD Books:

OTHERWISE ENGAGED by Amanda Quick, narrated by Louisa Jane Underwood.  Unabridged, 9 CDs.

THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES by Jean M. Auel, performed by Sandra Burr.  Unabridged, 29 CDs.

GHOST STORY by Jim Butcher, read by John Glover.  Unabridged, 15 CDs.

The following books were donated by Rose Zella & Dick Proctor and Debbie Proctor in memory of Dana Proctor.

New Young Adult:

MIDWINTER BLOOD by Marcus Sedgwick.  Seven linked stories unfold on a Scandinavian island inhabited by Vikings, vampires, ghosts, and a curiously powerful plant…

New Junior Fiction:

ICE DOGS by Terry Lynn Johnson.  In this survival story set in Alaska, 14-year-old Vicky and her dog sled team find an injured sledder in the wilderness.

THE BULLDOGGERS CLUB: THE TALE OF THE ILL-GOTTEN CATFISH by Barbara Hay.  Before a prize fish can be even fried, the boys in the Bulldogger’s Club learn how fast one big lie can get away from a fellow.

New Picture books:

BALL by Mary Sullivan. 

FLORA AND THE FLAMINGO, a Caldecott Honor Book by Molly Idle.  In this wordless book, an unlikely friendship blooms between a girl named Flora and a graceful flamingo.

SOME CAT! By Mary Casanova.  When Violet the cat is adopted she has trouble sharing her new kingdom with the family dogs until they save her from some home invaders.

MR. WUFFLES! By David Wiesner.   Mr. Wuffles the cat has the perfect toy, and he’s ready to play…but it’s not really a toy at all…it’s something much more interesting…

LOCOMOTIVE by Brian Floca, Caldecott Award winner by Brian Floca.   It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family are traveling together, riding America’s first transcontinental railroad, still new, just built.

UTTERLY OTTERLY DAY by Mary Casanova.  After a day out on his own, Little Otter realizes that he still needs his family no matter how big he grows.

UTTERLY OTTERLY NIGHT by Mary Casanova.  While out playing with his family one night, Little Otter shows that he knows what to do when danger is near.

JOURNEY by Aaron Becker.  A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall & through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure, and danger abound.

ONE-DOG SLEIGH by Mary Casanova.  A girl hitches her pony to her sleigh one morning, only to be insistently joined by a series of animals, large and small.

THE WATERMELON SEED by Greg Pizzoli.  After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.