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Bubble Play: New Program for Toddlers

Location: Youth Auditorium

Bubble Play
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tuesdays in April

For toddlers, ages 3 and younger. Play with bubbles and dance to music every Tuesday following Toddler Time in April.  image

Toddler Time
Tuesdays at 10:05, 10:35 and 11:05 a.m.
Thursdays at 10:05 a.m.

For toddlers, ages 3 and younger. An engaging storytime with books, songs, finger plays and flannel board acts.

Learn More About Our Addition & Renovation

August 11, 2010

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: 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, .

Writers at the Library: Writing Workshop with Beth Loffreda

April 26, 2014
Location: Ordway Auditorium

10-11:30 a.m.
14 and up

Registration required
Contact Leah, 733-2164 ext. 229,
Capture the essence of a person in just a few sentences, working with personal photographs or from memory.

In this workshop, you will:
- write a portrait: a paragraph or poem that depicts a person (or a place, a pet, an object) that is important to you
- look at examples of successful literary portraits as models
- think about detail and phrasing
- discuss each other’s writing
- bring your portrait to life for othersimage

Beth Loffreda is the director of the University of Wyoming MFA Program in Creative Writing, where she teaches workshops in nonfiction and poetry. 

Childrens Day, Book Day/Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros

April 26, 2014
Location: Ordway Auditorium

1-3 p.m.
All ages

In Spanish & English

Families are invited to a multicultural celebration of reading!

Our celebration features stories from around the world, children’s crafts and a performance by the Driggs Mexican Folkloric dance group.  To encourage early literacy, we’ll be giving away books!

For more info, contact Pati 733-2164 ext. 237, .

February 20, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014 12:00 PM
Minutes Approve 3/20/2014

Teton County Library is the community’s open door to a world of opportunity and fulfillment through resources, programs and services, that connect, inspire and educate.

President Clark Heindl called the meeting to order at 12:05 PM

Board Member Attendance
Present: Clark Heindl, Carol Peck, Audrey Hagen and Lisa Delaney
Absent: Jim Moses

Correspondence Report-None received

Public Comment-None

Section 215 Report-None

Consent Agenda
• Minutes from January 2014
• February vouchers
Action Item: The January minutes were corrected to reflect the following information:
Carol moved to come out of executive session, Lisa seconded, all voted in favor; Carol moved to adjourn, Lisa seconded, all voted in favor.
Approve Consent Agenda-Lisa moved to approve the consent agenda, Carol seconded, all voted in favor.

Consideration of HVAC Maintenance Contract Renewal
Action Item: Carol moved to approve the HVAC contract as presented by staff, Lisa seconded, all voted in favor.

Policy Updates
Action Item: Carol moved to post the Library Fees Policy for public comment for 60 days, beginning March 1, Lisa seconded, all voted in favor.
Action Item: The Library Display Policy was tabled for now in the interest of time.

Facilities Report: Sidewalk/Entrance Options
Action Item: Carol moved to direct staff to pursue three options, noting that time is of the essence: additional shoveling of the sidewalks, handicapped and seniors parking spaces at the Drop Off Zone, and a swipe card system to allow handicapped entry at the Gallery exit; Audrey seconded.  All voted in favor.

Lisa moved to adjourn the meeting at 1:15 PM, Audrey seconded.  All voted in favor.

Respectfully submitted, Deb Adams, Library Director