Giese Memorial Library

October Book Club Selection The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang Read about the journey from a refugee camp in Thailand to life in Minnesota for Kao Kalia’s Hmong family, including the hardships and joys of the struggle to adapt to a strange culture while holding onto traditions passed down from a beloved grandmother. Join us [...]

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Every September the American Library Association focuses on books that have been challenged and banned in either a school or public library. A challenge is a formal, written complaint requesting that a book be removed from the shelf. It is not simply an expression of a point of view, but an attempt to remove materials [...]

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The Friends of the Giese Memorial Library are seeking donations for the group’s annual book sale, to be held Saturday, Sept. 14 in conjunction with Stagecoach Days. Donations of books will be accepted at the library through Thursday, Sept. 12. All materials must be in excellent condition. Some items may be added to the library [...]

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Meet Sherlock, the Giese Memorial Library’s new mascot, at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23. Before heading back to school, the library encourages kids to stop in and sign up for the most important school supply of all—a library card. At the same time, they can meet Sherlock the fox, the library’s new mascot. There [...]

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The Wyoming Area Library has summer reading programs for all ages. Any adult who reads to a preschooler can sign up to track the time spent reading.  For every five hours, up to 20 hours total, there is a prize: a bookmark, a finger puppet, a place mat to color, a magnetic photo frame, and [...]

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