Moorcroft Branch Library

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LIBRARY NEWS

Moorcroft Library won the Most Humorous Float

for the Jubilee Parade!

Our book maker came up with the idea and

 Cindy, Tanya and Nancy  brainstormed the idea. 

Every library should have a large book worm!

 

BILL ROSSITER

will be at the West Texas Trail Museum on Thursday September 11 at 7:00pm. 

This program is hosted by the Moorcroft Branch Library and the West Texas Trail Museum. Bill is a well-known musician in Wyoming.  This program is brought to you by the Wyoming Humanities Council. 
This year he will be performing “Stories, Songs, and Sodbusters, he brings many different instruments to his program and studies his choice of songs, giving a history lesson also.

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



Moorcroft Branch Library continues to accept any book and DVD donations you may have. 

Thank you to the generous parents who have donated snacks and money.  Your support is greatly appreciated!

 

“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!

         

 

LIBRARY NEWS

By Pam Jespersen

Bill Rossiter will be at the West Texas Trail Museum on Thursday September 11 at 7:00pm.  This program is hosted by the Moorcroft Branch Library and the West Texas Trail Museum. Bill is a well-known musician in Wyoming.  This program is brought to you by the Wyoming Humanities Council. 
This year he will be performing “Stories, Songs, and Sodbusters, he brings many different instruments to his program and studies his choice of songs, giving a history lesson also.

 

Book Club will be Thursday September 25th at 1:00pm, please stop in and pick up a book and join us for cookies and coffee.

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. 

 

NEW BOOKS

This is a partial listing of a few new authors.  * will indicate new to our library.

DOROTHEA BENTON FRANK:  THE HURRICANE SISTERS, a story set in South Carolina, the magical low country of a family’s journey through disappointments to happiness.

LINDA FAIRSTEIN:  TERMINAL CITY, once again set in New York City, this time in the Grand Central Terminal. A body is found with the signature claim of a set of carved railroad tracks carefully carved on the victim’s bodies.

JOSEPH FINDER:  SUSPICION, Danny Goodman finds himself in financial trouble, and can’t afford to pay the tuition for his daughter.  The father of his daughter’s best friend offers to help, but as soon as the money is deposited the DEA is on his doorstep.

*SANDRA ROBBINS:  ANGEL OF THE COVE, Anna Prentiss wants to go to school to become a nurse, but her brother has a different plan for her and sends her into the Smokey Mountains to apprentice to become a mid-wife.

*PATRY FRANCIS:  THE LIAR’S DIARY, Jeanne an ordinary housewife with the perfect life, until the fascinating Ali arrives on scene.  She records her secret life in a private diary; the diary holds something darker that Jeanne suspects someone is coming into her house secretly.

*MICHELLE HUNEVEN:  OFF COURSE,   evokes the rapture of new love, the addictive draw of an intense, impossible connection, and what happens when two people simply can’t let go of each other or their previous connections.

*CARA HOFFMAN BE SAFE I LOVE YOU, Lauren Clay returns home from a tour of duty from Iraq unexpectedly and it is clear that everyone in their rural New York town that something is wrong.

*GWEN EDLEMAN:  THE TRAIN TO WARSAW, Jascha and Lilka escape from the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942, only to be reunited years later.   Jascha a celebrated writer is invited to a reading in Warsaw. This a riveting story of the cost of survival.

BLAKE CROUCH:  LOCKED DOORS, Andrew Thomas a suspense novelist had his life shattered.  He was framed for a series of murders, as the victims remains were found in his front yard Andrew flee and made a new identity for himself.

*LIONEL SHIRIVER:  WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN, Eva wanted to be a mother but not the mother of an unapproachable boy who murdered seven of his class mates, a cafeteria worker, and the only teacher who had befriended him.

*PETER MATTHIESSEN: IN PARADISE, late autumn of 1996 hundreds of people gather at the site of a former death camp.  Throughout their vigil they offer prayer and meditation.  They eat and sleep in sparse quarters of the Nazi officers who had sent more than a million Jews to the deaths.

*ELISABETH HAYNES:  UNDER A SLIENT MOON, in the early morning hours the police are called to investigate two deaths.  One in a blood drenched cottage and the other is a reported suicide at the bottom of a quarry.

BRIAN FREEEMAN:  THE COLD NOWHERE,   Cat Mateo a sixteen year old shows up at Detective Jonathan Stride’s home, dripping wet from a dip in the lake.  Her sodden clothes are stained with blood, and Cat has a wild tale about an escape from a purser.  Should he believe her or not.

 

 

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 the library 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

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