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Learn More About Our Addition & Renovation

August 11, 2010
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Have a Question About the Library Addition and Renovation?

Check out these opportunities to learn more about the library’s project on the August 17 SPET (Specific Purpose Excise Tax) ballot:

Check out the library’s website: http://www.tclib.org/addition anytime. Lots of info and short videos highlighting the library renovation and addition. See frequently asked questions about how the SPET works.

Stop by the library: See the library 3-D architectural model and plans booklet, material samples and other project information. Also check out the lobby SPET display about all 11 projects and the ballot with frequently asked questions about the SPET, absentee voting and polling locations.

Ask Us!: Feel free to ask us about our project or the Specific Purpose Excise Tax; we’d be delighted to answer your questions. 

Contact: Deb Adams, Library Director, 733-2164 ext. 128.

Library Friday Nights For Teens

Location: Library Main Room

6-8 p.m.
Grades 6 to 12. The library hosts teen gaming in a safe and social environment, emphasizing team play and civility. Bring your mad skillz for Call of Duty II.  Location: Library Main Room. Free. Teen Program Coordinator, Steve Whisenand, 733-2164 ext. 247, . In Spanish & English.

Alta Wednesday Storytime

Location: Alta Branch Library

imageAges 2 to 5. Every Wednesday from 11:15-11:45 a.m. Children and their caregivers are invited to join the Alta Branch Library for interactive stories, songs, arts and crafts. Location: Alta Branch Library, 50 Alta School Road, Alta, WY 83414. Free. 307-353-2505, .

Alta Library Book Club: One World, Many Stories

Location: Alta Branch Library

Meet the third Thursday of each month to discuss books exploring the myriad of cultures within the U.S. and around the world. New participants always welcome; no sign-up required. Members take turns bringing snacks. Location: Alta Branch Library, 50 Alta School Road, Alta, Wyoming. Free. 307-353-2505, .

Summer Reading 2014

June 14, 2014
Location: Teton County Library

For kids, teens and adults! Sign up now!

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    Kids Summer Reading

    Kids entering Grades K to 5 - read, read, read! Sign up, record your reading and win great prizes. Join us for fun crafts, movies and a Garden Club, too! Learn More!
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    Teen Summer Reading

    Read what you want: books, e-books, magazines, newspapers, comics, whatever! Log every hour you read to win sweet prizes. Write book reviews for even more chances to win! Weekly events including movie and claymation camps, DIY crafts and contests. Sign up now!
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    Adult Summer Reading

    Summer Reading for adults?! Yes, please! Read to relax and soak up some sun. Read to get things done. Read to be a great role model for your kids. Weekly Wednesday prizes, plus a Grand Prize drawing for a Kindle Paperwhite. Want to read AND write? Submit book reviews online to earn Bagel Bucks. All online! Get started!

Alta Branch Kids Tuesday Afternoon Matinees

June 17, 2014
Location: Alta Branch Library, 50 Alta School Road

Calling all kids for free afternoon matinees!
2-3:30 pm on Tuesdays
For Grades 2 to 6. Children ages 8 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.
Popcorn will be served!
For more info, call Alta Branch Library at 307-353-2505

TUES, JULY 22
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee: Click here for movie
Rated G, 90 min. A remarkable story of three animal families on a journey across our planet - polar bears, elephants and humpback whales. An astonishing and heartwarming film filled with adventure, suspense, and humor as it captures rare footage of nature’s wildest and most elusive animals.

TUES, JULY 29
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee: Click here for movie
Rated PG, 103 min. When Amy Alden discovers a nest of goose eggs and brings them home to hatch, the newborns “imprint” on her, following her everywhere, claiming her as their mother. As they grow, Amy and her dad, Thomas, realize they must take on the responsibility of teaching them to fly and migrate for the winter. Popcorn! Children age 8 and younger need to be accompanied by an adult.

TUES, AUGUST 5
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee
Rated PG, 100 min. When Mary Poppins arrives blown in by umbrella onto the doorstep of the Banks house, everyday life is forever changed.  She becomes a most unusual nanny to Jane, Michael, and the twins. Who else but Mary Poppins can slide up banisters, pull an entire armchair out of an empty carpetbag, and make a dose of medicine taste like delicious lime-juice cordial?

TUES, AUGUST 12
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee:Click here for movie
Rated G,  93 min. Top Scarer Sulley and his enthusiastic Scare Assistant Mike work at Monsters, Inc., the largest scream-processing factory in Monstropolis. The main power source of the monster world is the collected screams of human children. Monsters believe children are dangerous and toxic, however, and they are scared silly when a little girl wanders into their world.

TUES, AUGUST 19
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee: Click here for movie
Rated G , 89 min. Watch the award-winning story of a shy little pig who doesn’t quite know his place. With the help of an assortment of barnyard friends, Babe discovers that he can be anything he wants to be.

TUES, AUGUST 26
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee: Click here for movie
Rated PG, 94 min. An inventor accidentally shrinks his teenage children and their friends. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

* Previous Movies in the Series *

TUES, JUNE 17
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee: Click here for movie
Rated PG, 90 min. Filmed amid spectacular wilderness vistas this film reveals a world of hypnotic beauty and breathtaking cinematic imagery. An unforgettable adventure begins as Tyler, a young inexperienced biologist, is deposited alone onto the desolate Arctic terrain. Once settled, he struggles to endure the forces of nature as he documents the mysterious habits of the wolves he has been sent to study.

TUES, JUNE 24
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee: Click here for film
Rated PG, 100 min. When Mary Poppins arrives blown in by umbrella onto the doorstep of the Banks house, everyday life is forever changed.  She becomes a most unusual nanny to Jane, Michael, and the twins. Who else but Mary Poppins can slide up banisters, pull an entire armchair out of an empty carpetbag, and make a dose of medicine taste like delicious lime-juice cordial?

TUES, JULY 1
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee: Click here for movie
Rated PG, 100 min. A magical film inspired by “The Snow Queen” story by Hans Christian Andersen, this movie has plenty of quirky, lovable characters along with a nice blend of scenes filled with corny humor, serious sentiment, suspense, and peril.

TUES, JULY 8
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee: Click here for movie
Rated PG, 107 min. A true story! When a family of whales is trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle, a small-town reporter and an animal-loving volunteer rally an unlikely coalition of Alaskan natives, oil tycoons and the Russian and American military to set aside their differences and free the whales before it’s too late.

TUES, JULY 15
2-3:30 p.m.
Alta Tuesday Matinee: Click here for movie
Rated PG13, 96 min. A hilarious movie about a 5 1/2-year-old boy, who gets into lots of trouble because of his curiosity. His slingshot and dog, Ruff, play supporting roles.

You can call Alta Branch Library at 307.353.2505 or visit us at 50 School Road, Alta, Wyo. during open hours.

Kids Garden Club

June 14, 2014
Location: Children's Garden

Water the garden, mark the progress of plants, help plant tomatoes and join in the activity of the day! Teton County Library invites kids, in kindergarten through fifth grade, to join our summer Garden Club, beginning Saturday, June 14.

Garden Club meets:
Saturday, June 14
Wednesdays, July 2, 16, 30 and Aug. 13, 27
2-3 p.m.

Garden Club is just one of the library’s many Summer Reading activities in 2014.

Youth Programs Coordinator, Beth Holmes, 733-2164 ext. 118, .

Friends Home Page

Friends Book Nook Sales!
Own a Stieg Larsson?  Own a Wally Lamb?  Own an F. Scott Fitzgerald?

Visit the Friends Book Nook and purchase a work by your favorite author!

The Friends Book Nook, The Teton County Library Friends’ ongoing book sale is located in the lobby of the Library.

The Friends Book Nook offers a wide variety of gently used books for sale. Enjoy a cup of coffee with a Book Nook volunteer as you browse the shelves for your favorite titles. Offerings span from fiction, biography, cookbooks and sports to politics and books for children and young adults. Spanish books are also available. Visit the Volunteer Picks shelf to see what neighbors are reading.

BOOK NOOK HOURS
Mon-Thurs, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Fri, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sat, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Sundays

Book Donations can be made at the Teton County Library, 125 Virginian Lane during regular library hours. Volunteers in the Friends Book Nook or staff at the library Main Desk can assist you with your book donations.

Volunteer opportunities are available in the Friends Book Nook. Please contact Community Programs Coordinator, Lokey Lytjen, 733-2164 ext. 255 or .