Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day September 19

Shiver me timbers! Talk Like a Pirate Day be upon us already on Thursday, September 19. Arrr ye ready?

First off, don’t miss Chris Van Burgh’s great webinar tour of Mango Languages today, September 12, at 11:15 a.m. MDT. Register for the webinar here. (We’ll also archive it afterwards if you can’t make it today.) Mango offers online learning for 72 languages and 21 ESL courses. Among its specialty courses is one in PIRATE, so you can be fluent in the language of the seas for the big day.

Chris also has put together a convenient Talk Like a Pirate Day LibGuide. with more useful links. Questions about the webinar or LibGuide? Contact Chris at chris.vanburgh@wyo.gov or (307) 777-3642

Is your library planning to host Talk Like a Pirate Day events? If so, we’d love to share your photos and comments. Send news of your happenings to Susan Mark, susan.mark@wyo.gov or (307) 777-5915.

And finally, if ye be needin’ another reason to participate, check out the Wyoming State Library players in “Save the books, ye scallywags!” We’ll admit the production values aren’t the best, but we had a great time recording it.

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