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GPO’s New Preservation Page on

Reposted from the Federal Depository Library Program While GPO has a long-standing commitment to preserving U.S. Government information, the work of GPO’s preservation program has not had a single home on the web until now. GPO is pleased to announce its new preservation page, where you can find: Information about preservation. Preservation plans and public policy […]

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One Last Look Back at Summer Reading

With summer officially behind us on this, the first day of Autumn, we take one last look back at Summer Reading. Although we don’t have 2017 numbers yet, last year more than 27,000 children and 6,000 adults participated across all 23 Wyoming public libraries. in 2016. Here’s the highlights from a great program held at […]

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Ready for Banned Books Week?

Banned Books Week is September 24-30. Check out this American Library Association video for the Top Ten challenged books of 2016. The Wyoming State Library would love to hear about your Banned Books Week activities. Send news and photos to Susan Mark, WSL Publications Specialist, at

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Wyoming K-12 Well-Connected to Broadband

EducationSuperHighway has just released its annual report on the state of K-12 broadband connectivity, “2017 State of the States: Fulfilling Our Promise to America’s Students.” They report that in Wyoming, 100% of school districts representing all of the state’s 92,642 students not only meet the minimum connectivity goal of 100 kbps per student, but beat it […]

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September 2017 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the September 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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WSL Webinar Tomorrow: Tech Savvy in the School Library

Join Paige Bredenkamp, School Library Consultant at Wyoming State Library, for “Tech Savvy in the School Library,” a free webinar tomorrow, September 21, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. MDT. She’ll explore a list of software, apps, and hardware useful in the school library. Register here. Questions about this webinar, or about other school library topics? Paige is […]

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First Peek at Resources for New AASL Standards

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has released early materials addressing elements of the new “National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries” that will launch in November. Early materials available on the AASL Standards web portal include: “On the Horizon: New Standards to Dawn at AASL 2017” Featuring AASL’s updated […]

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Wyoming Innovations in Learning Conference

Here’s a gathering for those in the Wyoming library community who are interested in teaching, learning, and connecting. Registration is open through October 15 for the inaugural  Wyoming Innovations in Learning Conference. The event will be held November 2-3 at the University of Wyoming Conference Center in Laramie. Registration fee is $25. Administrators, curriculum directors, […]

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Two From WSL Presenting at Wyoming Afterschool Alliance

Paige Bredenkamp, Wyoming State Library School Library Consultant, and Chris Van Burgh, WSL Database Instruction Librarian, will be at the 9th Annual Wyoming Afterschool Alliance (WYAA) Conference at Little America in Cheyenne Oct. 4-5. This conference is designed for school- and community-based programs taking place outside of formal school time. It is also set up […]

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New Books at the WSL

The latest additions to our professional library science 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.

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