Main Branch, Sundance

The Crook County Public Library System enables the people of Crook County
to cherish their history and expand their personal horizons through free and easily accessible information and services.

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Library information   Programming information   Patron information
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  



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

Book Discussion Groups

Lunch Bunch
Meets every 3rd Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
Reading "A Simple Murder" by Eleanor Kuhns for September.

Feader Readers
Meets every 3rd Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Longhorn.
September's meeting is on the 4th Monday -- Sep 22

Reading "The Hangman's Daughter" by Oliver Potzsch for Sept.


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 Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.
(this is a day & time change new this fall)
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


 Events/New Books

THIS WEEK AT YOUR LIBRARY by Jill Mackey                                 September 1-5, 2014

We are looking for volunteers to take on long-term county research & database projects for the library.  Please contact  Jill at (307) 283-1006 or for more information.

Library Programming:

HUMANITIES PROGRAM on Friday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.  Bill Rossiter will present “Stories, Songs, and Sodbusters.”

LUNCH BUNCH BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP will meet every 3rd Thursday at 11:00 a.m. here in the library meeting room.  They will be discussing “A Simple Murder” by Eleanor Kuhns at their September meeting.  Books are available for checkout.

The FEEDER READERS DISCUSSION GROUP will meet every 3rd Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Longhorn.  They will be discussing “The Hangman’s Daughter” by Oliver Potzsch.  Books are available for checkout.

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. 

SUNDANCE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY usually meets every 2nd 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. Their September meeting will be on Sep 16th, instead of the 9th.

New Fiction:

ACCORDING TO THE EVIDENCE by Bernard Knight.  An apparent bizarre suicide in a remote Welsh farm starts Richard Pryor & Angela Bray on a new investigation, followed by an unusual request from the War Office.

THE PALE HORSEMAN by Bernard Cornwell.  Uhtred & King Alfred forge an uneasy alliance that will lead them out of the marshes to the stark hilltop where the last remaining Saxon army will fight for the very existence of England.

INVISIBLE by James Patterson.  Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy, obsessed with finding a link between hundreds of unsolved cases…until she finds a piece of evidence that cannot be ignored.

THE HUNTER by John Lescroart.  San Francisco P.I. Wyatt Hunt never had an interest in finding his birth family…until he gets a chilling text message from an unknown number…

SHADOW OF A HANG ROPE, a Western story by Lauran Paine.

TAKE THIS CUP by Bodie & Brock Thoene. 

New CD Books:

THE CITY by Dean Koontz, performed by Korey Jackson.  Unabridged on 11 CDs, 13 hours.

New Young Adult:

GRADUATION DAY, Book Three of “The Testing” series by Joelle Charbonneau.  The United Commonwealth works to eliminate the rebel alliance fighting to destroy The Testing for good…

THE KILL ORDER, prequel to “The Maze Runner” series by James Dashner.  The end is only the beginning…every has a price…and to some you’re worth more dead than alive.

New Junior Nonfiction:

D-DAY: THE INVASION OF NORMANDY, 1944 by Rick Atkinson.

WYOMING FIRSTS by Carol Mead, First Lady of Wyoming.

New Junior Fiction:

THE QUILT WALK by Sandra Dallas, donated by the Wyoming State Quilt Guild.  Story of Emmy Blue Hatchett, as she journeys with her family from their comfortable Illinois farm to the unknown world of the Colorado Territory. 

LOKI’S WOLVES, from “The Blackwell Pages” by K.L. Armstrong & M.A. Marr.  Matt’s, Laurie’s, and Fen’s lives will never be the same as they race to find Thor’s Hammer and shield, and prevent the world from ending.

ADVENTURE TIME, a graphic novel by Pendleton Ward.

ADVENTURE TIME WITH FIONNA & CAKE, a graphic novel by Pendleton Ward.

New Easy Readers:

LET’S PAINT THE GARAGE! By Melinda Melton Crow.

New Picture books:

THE PIGEON NEEDS A BATH! By Mo Willems.  The pigeon is dirty and he needs a bath, but he won’t go willingly.

NELLY KNU AND DADDY TOO by Anna Dewdney.  Nelly Gnu spends a day building a playhouse with her father.