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Eclipse: What to Do, What to Expect

The solar eclipse is nearly upon us. On Monday, August 21, libraries across Wyoming will celebrate this celestial event with patrons and visitors. The Wyoming State Library has a handy, ready-to-print flyer on the eclipse for your use. You can also check out our Wyoming and the Solar Eclipse 2017 for handy links and a […]

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Wyoming Workshop for the Digital Public Library of America

The Plains to Peaks Collective (PPC) is the new Colorado-Wyoming Service Hub of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).  The DPLA website is a portal that allows visitors to discover and then go directly to the digital collections in your home institution. https://dp.la.  It’s hoped that every institution in Colorado and Wyoming has the opportunity […]

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WLA Elects Two to Board

At its 2017 conference, the Wyoming Library Association announced that Kate Mutch was elected as its new Vice President/President-Elect. Mutch is Assistant Director at Natrona County Public Library.  “One of the greatest things about librarians is the willingness to share with others — information, materials and even themselves,” Mutch said in her candidate statement. “Wyoming […]

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Where to Find Eclipse Glasses at Last Minute

On Monday, August 21, a solar eclipse will darken Wyoming’s skies. With the big event nearly upon us, many libraries are running out of eclipse glasses — and the Wyoming State Library is no exception. Please note that our dwindling supply is available to State of Wyoming employees only. We can no longer fulfill any […]

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Take a Tour of “What the Tech?”

2017 “What the Tech is That?” If you missed it, check out the presentation slides and list of links from this year’s “What the Tech is That?” presentation at the Wyoming Library Association conference. What the Tech? List of Tech from WLA 2017 Epic!: Digital library for kids 12 & under. Accessible on any device. […]

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Sign Your Library Up for Snapshot Day

Join us for this year’s Wyoming Snapshot Day on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, in conjunction with Teen Read Week. On Snapshot Day, Wyoming libraries collect photos, video and comments that show the value they offer to their communities every single day. Participation is easy: simply take photos and collect comments on Snapshot Day (or on another day […]

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Our Favorite Tweets from the WLA Conference

From August 9-11, more than 140 librarians, school library media specialists, and library workers gathered in Sheridan to learn and connect at Information Power and at the Wyoming Library Association 2017 Conference. Here are a few highlights we spotted on the #wyla17 hashtag on Twitter. AASL President Steven Yates speaking at Info Power #wyla17 pic.twitter.com/8NVFgVLjgF […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of August 14

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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Library Card Sign-up Month Art Features DC’s Teen Titans

As honorary chairs of Library Card Sign-up Month, crimefighting DC Super Heroes, the Teen Titans, are appearing in print and digital Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to help promote the value of a library card. DC is also providing Teen Titans artwork for customizable library cards, billboards and social media graphics. The PSAs and artwork featuring […]

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Community College Libraries and Student Success

A three-year study in North Carolina, Community College Libraries & Librarians and Student Success, found that students, faculty, and librarians agree that community college library services contribute to student success.  Specifically, the practice of embedded librarianship with faculty, the teaching of information literacy to students, library resources (print, non-print), individual and group study spaces, research […]

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