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Episode 172 - What Does Your Dream Library Look Like? With Christy Smirl of Foxtail Books
Episode 17212th January 2022 • The Jackson Hole Connection • Stephan C. Abrams
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In this week’s episode of the Jackson Hole Connection, Stephan chats with Christy Smirl. Christy is the owner of Foxtail Books and Library Services. Christy and Foxtail curate, manage and organize personal libraries. They also offer assistance with acquiring rare and collectible books.  Listen to this episode to gain a glimpse into the unique profession of library management and rare book acquisition. You’ll learn what makes books rare and why some are more valuable than others. Stephan and Christy talk about the importance of finding books that make you happy and the balance of keeping books in good shape, but also enjoy them. Stephan also finds out what the most “magical” publication Christy has seen recently.  Learn more about Christy and Foxtail Books at Follow Foxtail Books on Instagram @foxtailbooks Photo Credit: @lisa_flood_photography_ Below are links to the two Wyoming based books that Christy recommended at the end of the interview: The Grand Teton Reader by Bob Righter Encampment Wyoming - Selections From The Lora Webb Nichols Archive 1899-1948 See photos of Europa Redux on Instagram @europaredux This week’s episode is sponsored in part by Teton County Solid Waste and Recycling. Want to become a better recycler?  Well, there’s an app for that – the Recycle Coach app!  Now available for Jackson Hole locals and visitors. More at or at @RoadToZeroWaste.JH on Instagram Support also comes from The Jackson Hole Marketplace. The Deli at Jackson Hole Marketplace offers ready-made soups, sandwiches, breakfast burritos, and hot lunch specials. More at Want to be a guest on The Jackson Hole Connection? Email us at Marketing and editing support by Michael Moeri (,@thatsamoeri).