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Join the Fun at ‘What the Tech?’

What the Tech 2017 It’s back! The ever popular “What the Tech is That?” session is on the schedule for the Aug. 10-11 Wyoming Library Association conference in Sheridan. You can help make it a great time for all, especially yourself, by taking the stage as one of the session contributors. “What the Tech?” is […]

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WLA Announces Conference Speakers

The Wyoming Library Association has secured two top-notch speakers for the 2017 WLA conference August 10-11 in Sheridan. The keynote speaker at the Thursday, August 10, kick-off luncheon, will be Stephen Hughes on “Influence: The Art & Science of Changing Minds.” This exciting program draws on the latest scientific research to illustrate how you can influence […]

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GoWYLD for the Great Outdoors

June is Great Outdoors Month, a perfect time to enjoy all the beauty Wyoming has to offer. Wyoming libraries can help you make the most of it with free, online resources in Check out these resources for inspiration: Zinio Digital Magazines has a great selection of outdoor titles, including Backcountry, Backpacker, Canoe & Kayak, Field & Stream, National […]

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Fundraising Tasks During the Summer Doldrums

Summer may be a quiet time in the world of fundraising. But that doesn’t mean your library’s Foundation or Friends groups can’t stay busy and make the most of the warmer months. CauseVox offers these six suggestions for ways to keep your fundraising rolling: Create a fundraising plan Conduct prospect research Start planning for year-end […]

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June 2017 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the June 2017 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Subscribe today, and we’ll send the Outrider straight to your email inbox each month. Have news you’d like included? Contact Susan Mark, WSL publications specialist, at or (307) 777-5915. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, too.

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Supporting College and Career Readiness in Small Libraries

YALSA, in partnership with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL), is implementing an innovative project that will build the capacity of small, rural and tribal libraries to provide college and career readiness (CCR) services for and with middle schoolers. The project is aimed at library staff in libraries with a service population of 15,000 or fewer, […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of June 19

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

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Grant Opportunities

Walmart Community Grant Program DEADLINE: December 31 The WalMart Community Grant Program awards grants ranging from $250 to $2,500 to eligible nonprofit organizations that operate on the local level and directly benefit the service area of the facility from which they are requesting funding. Sparkfun Community Partnership Program DEADLINE: Ongoing This program facilitates one-time collaborations […]

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Father’s Day Titles in Zinio Digital Magazines

With Father’s Day coming up on Sunday, this week is all about the men in your life. Men’s Journal is a men’s magazine with a focus on travel, sports, health, fitness, and style — and it’s available online for free to Wyoming residents through Zinio for Libraries in GoWYLD. Log in with your library card […]

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Archived Webinar: Learning Express Careers and Computers

Just up in our webinar archive is the latest Database of the Month webinar: Job & Career Accelerator and Computer Skills Center. In this session, WSL Database Instruction Librarian Chris Van Burgh will take you through two great new additions to Learning Express Library. In Job & Career Accelerator, you can search for jobs or […]

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