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  • Celebrating Sherlock Holmes Day with GoWYLD

    Sunday, May 22, is Sherlock Holmes Day, in honor of the birthday of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In honor of this event, we are highlighting a resource in where you can find and read some of the …Read More »
  • May 2022 Outrider Now Available

    Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the May 2022 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Subscribe today, and we’ll send the Outrider straight to your email inbox each month. You can also see past issues. …Read More »
  • People News

    Have People News at your library? Send it to Susan Mark at Shannon Reynolds is the new Adult Services Librarian at the Moorcroft Branch Library. She’s a Moorcroft native who’s lived on a family ranch most …Read More »
  • Stephen Boss Named Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarian at UW

    From UW News Stephen Boss, an associate librarian at University of Wyoming Libraries, is the recipient of UW’s 2022 Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award. The late Agnes Milstead, a former professor of education and library science at …Read More »
  • New Books at the Wyoming State Library

    These latest additions to the Wyoming State Library’s professional development collection are available to you through WYLDCat. Questions, comments, or suggestions for purchase may be directed to Library Development Manager Brian Greene at or (307) 777-6339. Copyright …Read More »
  • The Joy of Books at Wyoming Reads

    Wyoming Reads, gives a hardback picture book to keep to every Wyoming first-grade student. Over 6,900 books were distributed to first-graders at Wyoming Reads literacy celebrations held across the state in each of Wyoming’s 23 counties. This …Read More »
  • New on the Wyoming Library Job Board

    The Wyoming State Library maintains a job board for library positions around the state. These are the latest opportunities that have been posted. See more on the board. Have a Wyoming library job you’d like to post? Contact Susan …Read More »
  • Wyoming Book Awards Nominees Announced for 2022-23

    The Wyoming Library Association’s three book awards committees have announced the nominees for 2022-23. Three book awards are given: the Soaring Eagle (grades 7-12), Indian Paintbrush (grades 4-6), and Buckaroo (grades K-3). These provide an opportunity for …Read More »
  • Grant Writing Workshop Recordings and Resources Available

    We had a great crowd attend the Grant Writing for Every Occasion online workshop May 4-5. If you were in attendance, please take a minute to take our brief survey. Your responses will help in planning for …Read More »
  • Wyoming Humanities Names 2022 Letters About Literature Winners

    The Wyoming Center for the Book, now operating under the Wyoming Humanities umbrella, announced this year’s winners of the annual Letters About Literature contest for the state’s youth. In this program, students in grades 4-12 are invited …Read More »
  • Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of May 16

    Free, online, continuing education events for the week of May 16 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions and links are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can …Read More »
  • Sheridan Author to be Highlighted for National Book Festival

    Wyoming Humanities has announced the selection of The Marvelous Invention of Orion McBride, written by Sheridan educator and author Tyler Rogers, for the 2022 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Tyler’s book is Wyoming’s “Great Reads from …Read More »
  • WLA Call for Program Proposals Deadline Extended

    The program planning subcommittee for the upcoming Wyoming Library Association annual conference has extended its call for program proposals through May 27! Submit a proposal. The Wyoming Library Association resumes its annual conference in-person on September 28-30, …Read More »
  • Wyoming Historical Society Seeks Nominations for Youth Awards

    Do you know a young historian? A student in grades 3-12 who has done something in their school or community to add to Wyoming’s historical legacy? The Wyoming State Historical Society and its federation of statewide chapters …Read More »