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SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System will offer its annual fall book discussion series beginning in August.
The program at Sheridan Fulmer Library, “Immigration: On Becoming an American,” will feature books about the immigrant experience.
The discussion group meets at noon in the Fulmer Library Inner Circle and the program is free and open to the public. Because the discussions will be held over the lunch hour, a light lunch will be provided for participants. Katie Curtiss will lead the sessions.
Book discussions will also be offered this fall at the Story and Tongue River branch libraries. The theme at the branch libraries will be “Nature, Animals and People: Interacting.”
Both discussions will be led by Norleen Healy.
The Story Branch Library group will meet at 6:30 p.m. and the Tongue River Branch Library group will meet at 4:30 p.m.
Books are available now for checkout at the front desk of each participating library.
The Sheridan Fulmer Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.
Sheridan Fulmer Library at noon:
“The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” — Aug. 30
“The Namesake” — Sept. 27
“Native Speaker” — Oct. 25
“Children of Syria” (Frontline DVD video) — Nov. 29
Story Branch Library at 6:30 p.m.:
“The Light Between Oceans” — Sept. 6
“Two Old Women” — Oct. 4
“Refuge” — Nov. 1
“We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” — Dec. 5
Tongue River Branch Library at 4:30 p.m.:
“Refuge” — Sept. 13
“We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” — Oct. 11
“The Light Between Oceans” — Nov. 8
SHERIDAN — Bighorn National Forest managers and members of the Forest Plan Steering Committee will meet on Wednesday for the annual forest plan monitoring and evaluation field trip.
Participants will meet at the Porcupine Ranger Station at 10 a.m. before proceeding to different locations in the Medicine Wheel Ranger District. Discussion topics and locations include dispersed camping at the junction of Forest Service Road 14 and Forest Service Road 11, roadless areas at the Bucking Mule Falls Trailhead, recreation site analysis at Bald Mountain Campground, and timber salvage in the Little Horn area along Forest Service Road 125. The field trip will conclude around 3:30 p.m.
The field trip is open to the public. Drinking water will be provided, but participants should bring their own field gear and lunch. The group will take a lunch break at the Bucking Mule Falls Trailhead at 11:30 a.m.
The Forest Plan Steering Committee is comprised of Forest Service managers and cooperating agencies including county commissions, conservation districts and state agencies. The committee was formed during the revision of the forest plan and continues to help the USFS monitor the forest plan and project implementation. The committee meets twice a year.
The field trip agenda is available on the Bighorn National Forest’s website.
For more information about the committee and the field trip, contact Chris Jones at 674-2627 or firstname.lastname@example.org.