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Rick Kempa, WWCC students sharing original poems April 24 & 29
Posted on April 18, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Rock Springs poet Rick Kempa and eight student writers from Western Wyoming College will read original work at two upcoming events at local libraries. On Thursday, April 24 at the Rock Springs Community Fine Arts Center, Kempa will read with Marilynn Noble, Rebecca Noel, and Debbie Reed. On Tuesday, April 29 at the Sweetwater County Library in Green River, Bruce Anderson, Susannah Hafner, Chri... Read More
Poetry Jam at 7 p.m. April 25 @ Sweetwater County Library in Green River
Posted on April 18, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
The Sweetwater County Library’s monthly Poetry Jam is going to shake things up this month with a new format. The Poetry Jam will be at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25 at the library in Green River. “Every so often we like to shake it up and try new things,” said Ellie Davis, Youth Services Manager at the library. Davis organizes the Poetry Jam. “Sometimes it turns out to work better than the old wa... Read More
Learn how to use the library’s databases April 22 and 24 @ White Mountain Library
Posted on April 15, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Are you having car trouble? Do you find the expense of mechanic bills daunting? Why not use the library as a resource to help you fix your car? Kim Larson at White Mountain Library is hosting a database instruction workshop focusing on the library’s online automotive repair and maintenance database. The workshops will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 and 3 p.m. Thursday, April 24. “The goal o... Read More
Sweetwater County Library System welcomes new Rock Springs Library manager
Posted on April 10, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
A new leader has taken the reins at Rock Springs Library. Nancy Venable started as the library’s new manager on April 7. Venable was previously the director of the Big Horn County Library System based in Basin. “I’m very excited to be working for the Rock Springs Library and the Sweetwater County Library System,” Venable said. Originally from Montana, Venable worked as a school librari... Read More
Celtic guitarist Jerry Barlow performing April 24 @ Sweetwater County Library
Posted on April 10, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
For an evening of fun, Celtic music, make sure to visit the Sweetwater County Library in Green River at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24. Celtic guitarist Jerry Barlow will present expressive arrangements of lively jigs, spirited reels and beautiful airs. His music has been described as music to soothe the soul, warm the heart and lift the spirit. Barlow is a warm accessible performer and storyte... Read More
Start your family history project with April 26 class @ Sweetwater County Library
Posted on April 10, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Kick start your family history project by attending Me and My Family Tree at the Sweetwater County Library in Green River. The program will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 26. Those in attendance will also be eligible for prizes. Class participants will learn how to start their family history at any age, said Reference Librarian Micki Gilmore, who is teaching the class. She said ... Read More
Lives Change @ Your Library: Celebrate National Library Week, April 14-19
Posted on April 8, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Every day, people walk into their local library and discover things that have an impact on their lives -- whether it’s finding a book on starting a business, introducing their children to an early love of reading at Story Time or using one of the computers to search for a job. Lives change @ your library -- that’s what the Sweetwater County Library System, along with libraries across the count... Read More
Book-Based Cakes contest April 16 @ Sweetwater County Library
Posted on April 1, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Do you have a hankering for books, and for cake decorating? If you do, take part in a cake-decorating contest with a literary twist. In honor of National Library Week, the Sweetwater County Library in Green River is hosting a Book-Based Cakes Contest on Wednesday, April 16. Those who want to participate are encouraged to decorate a cake with a literary theme and bring it to the library. They... Read More
Learn about manga on April 15 @ Rock Springs Library
Posted on March 27, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Many members of the community may not be familiar with manga, but Rock Springs Library Reference Specialist Ashley Will is looking to change that. Will is hosting an Intro to Manga class at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 in the Frae Hay Room at Rock Springs Library. Manga refers to comics originally published in Japan. They typically have fantasy or science fiction themes and are available in the... Read More
Women & Horror at 7 p.m. April 10 @ Rock Springs Library
Posted on March 26, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Can you learn something from slasher films? According to author Jessica Robinson, you can learn a lot from them. In her program, “Women and Horror,” which will be at 7 p.m. April 10 at the Rock Springs Library, Robinson aims to show that beyond the violence and gore of slasher films there are lessons to be learned. “Slasher films have been condemned by critics and scholars as overly gory and... Read More



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