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Libraries, CFAC closed Dec. 24, 25 and 31, and Jan. 1 for the holidays
Posted on December 18, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
All libraries in the Sweetwater County Library System and the Community Fine Arts Center will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25 for the Christmas holiday. They will reopen for regular hours on Dec. 26. The libraries and CFAC will also be closed on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for New Year’s. They will reopen for regular hours on Jan. 2. Remember to check out your items before the closures and use the outside boo... Read More
Christmas-themed Super Saturday on Dec. 13 @ the library in Green River
Posted on December 9, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Kids in Sweetwater County are invited to the library in Green River on Dec. 13 for some holiday fun. The Sweetwater County Library at 300 N. 1st East is hosting its Super Saturday program on Dec. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. This month’s program has a Christmas theme. “The kids will be watching a Christmas movie,” said Youth Services Manager Becky Iwen. “We’ll also have Christmas cookies and hot co... Read More
Becky Iwen named new Youth Services Manager at the library in Green River
Posted on December 8, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
The new manager for the Youth Services Department at the Sweetwater County Library in Green River is a familiar face – she’s been reading stories and “shaking her sillies out” with story time kids at the library for the past four years. Becky Iwen started her role as Youth Services Manager on Dec. 8. “We’re excited to have Becky lead the department,” said Library Manager Jacquie Kramer. “S... Read More
Charlie Love to present program on Glaciers on Dec. 11 @ White Mountain Library
Posted on December 5, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Local geologist and anthropologist Charlie Love has spent many years monitoring the Wind River Glaciers. “They are melting back not because of global warming – though it helps – but because they are not being fed,” Love said. “Our current winter storms are not enough to replenish them.” Love, who is an expert in the death of the glaciers, will talk about the latest research on glaciers and... Read More
Sweetwater County Library System offering new streaming movie service starting Dec. 8
Posted on December 4, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Just in time for the holidays, library patrons in Sweetwater County have a new, free option for movies, music, TV shows, and audiobooks to instantly stream or to temporarily download. “The library system is excited to announce that we will be offering a service called hoopla digital,” said Jason Grubb, director of the Sweetwater County Library System. Hoopla has thousands of titles from major... Read More
Reading is Cool! Sign up for the library system’s youth winter reading program
Posted on November 25, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
Kids in Sweetwater County can show that they think reading is cool by signing up for the Sweetwater County Library System’s Youth Winter Reading Program. The program, which has the theme “Reading is Cool,” starts Dec. 1 at Sweetwater County Library in Green River, and Rock Springs Library and White Mountain Library in Rock Springs. Kids of all ages can sign up at any of the libraries. “The ... Read More
Photographers sought for upcoming exhibit at White Mountain Library
Posted on November 25, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
The Sweetwater County Library System is looking for local photographers to be featured in an upcoming art exhibit. The Sweetwater Photography Open Exhibition is scheduled for White Mountain Library, 2935 Sweetwater Drive, Rock Springs, in February and March 2015. Applications for this group show are available at the libraries and the Community Fine Arts Center, 400 C Street in Rock Springs. Ap... Read More
Libraries and CFAC closed Nov. 27 and 28 for Thanksgiving
Posted on November 21, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
All libraries in the Sweetwater County Library System and the Community Fine Arts Center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving. The libraries and CFAC will reopen for regular hours on Saturday, Nov. 29. Remember to check out your items before the closure and use the outside book drops to return your library materials during the closure. You can also access th... Read More
Bookin’ It Book Club selects “Ordinary Grace” for December
Posted on November 21, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
White Mountain Library’s Bookin’ It Book Club has selected “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger for its December reading. The book club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 at Starbucks, 118 Westland Way. A sign-up sheet is available at the White Mountain Library circulation desk and copies of the book are available for check out at the library’s reference desk. “Ordinary Grace” foll... Read More
Local author Paul Murray hosting program on his new book Nov. 22 @ Rock Springs Library
Posted on November 19, 2014 by Sweetwater County Library System
When looking to write his latest book, local author Paul Murray decided to focus on the Oregon Trail. “I’ve read books about the Oregon Trail, but most were written for kids,” he said. “I wanted to write something that would appeal to teens and adults.” Murray’s book, “West of the Sunset,” does just that. Murray, who lives in Rock Springs, will be hosting a program on the book on Saturday, N... Read More



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