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Join us Tonight for Wyoming Library Association Legislative Reception!

Tonight’s the night! The balloons are up and the tables are ready. Join us here at the Wyoming State Library at 5:30 for the Wyoming Library Association’s annual Legislative Reception to meet and greet our legislators and top elected officials and to thank them for their support of libraries. The event will be preceded by […]

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State Library Reaches Out to Communities at WAM Meeting

Wyoming State Library staffers Chris Van Burgh and Karen Kitchens reached out to communities at last week’s Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) winter workshop in Cheyenne. Chris is the WSL’s Database Instruction Librarian and Karen is our State Publications Librarian. This was a great opportunity for the WSL to promote the considerable resources available to all […]

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Learn More About the Presidential Inauguration With These Resources

Inauguration Day is Friday, January 20, 2017 and it’s not just a day when the newly elected president and vice president are sworn into office. Starting with a morning worship service and ending with the inaugural ball, it is an event filled day rich with tradition, some of it dating back to George Washington’s first […]

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January 2017 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the January 2017 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Have news you’d like included next month? Contact Susan Mark, WSL publications specialist, at susan.mark@wyo.gov or (307) 777-5915. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, too.

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Free Library Continuing Education Events for the Week of Jan. 16

Free, online, continuing education events for this week from the Wyoming State Library’s Training Calendar. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar.

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Wyoming State Library Closed Monday, Jan. 16 for MLK/Equality Day

The Wyoming State Library will be closed on Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day/Wyoming Equality Day. We will be open again our normal hours on Tuesday, January 17.  

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Webinar Jan. 13: School Library Resources Available at the Wyoming State Library

Tomorrow, plan to join Paige Bredenkamp, School Library Consultant at Wyoming State Library, on a tour of the resources, including the new ones, that are freely available to all K-12 librarians and staff in Wyoming. The webinar will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 13. This is a chance to see what the state […]

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Don’t Miss Trustee and Director Training Jan. 19 at Laramie County Library

Are you a trustee or director planning to attend the Thursday, Jan. 19, Wyoming Library Association Legislative Reception? Then arrive early in Cheyenne to take advantage of training developed just for you. The session will be held from 1-4:30 p.m. that day in the Cottonwood Room of the Laramie County Library at 2200 Pioneer Ave. Training will be […]

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Highlight How Your School Library is Involved in Digital Learning

Digital Learning Day is coming up on February 23, 2017, and the Wyoming Department of Education is planning a webpage with digital learning content. Part of this content is highlighting best practices from teachers and educators in a variety of formats. Some of these may be videos, or links to a blog or another form […]

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100 Years Ago Today: ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody Dies

William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody died 100 years ago today on January 10, 1917 in Lafayette, Colo. You can check out GoWYLD.net for more information about him: In Britannica you will find a great article on this showman, as well as a 1901 video of the Wild West Show parade on 5th Avenue. In Wyoming […]

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