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NLA-MPLA Conference Call for Proposals Open

The joint conference of the Nevada Library Association and the Mountain Plains Library Association will be held October 16-18 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Stateline, Nevada, at Lake Tahoe.  From the sounds of sensory story time to the whir of a 3D printer, libraries are much more than quiet spaces; they are […]

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Chilton Library Perfect for Car Care Month

April is National Car Care Month, and Chilton Library in can help Wyomingites tune up their auto repair knowledge. Let your community know about the great information available with this collection of resources developed especially for libraries to promote Chilton Library, including a poster, social media posts, Facebook images, banner ads, and several blog posts. A trusted source […]

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Archived Webinar: Using Statistical Data

Just posted on our YouTube channel and webinars index: join the Wyoming State Library’s Research & Statistics Librarian, Thomas Ivie, and our School Library Consultant, Paige Bredenkamp, as they look at ways the annual survey can benefit your library in the newly archived webinar, Using Statistical Data to Support Your Library. The focus of this webinar […]

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April 2017 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the April 2017 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Have news you’d like included next month? 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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Tools to Plan for Choose Privacy Week

From the American Library Association Choose Privacy Week, coming up May 1-7, 2017, is an initiative that invites library users into a national conversation about privacy rights in a digital age. The campaign gives libraries the tools they need to educate and engage users, and gives citizens the resources to think critically and make more […]

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Tell Your Story: Libraries Make Connections

SirsiDynix has created this “Connections” video to help you tell your library’s story. Use the Connections video at board meetings, for digital signs, on social media, and anywhere else you find useful. Watch or embed it from YouTube, or download it for free in a variety of formats and languages.

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Register Now for WLA Youth Services Meeting

The Wyoming Library Association Youth Services Interest Group will hold its 2017 Spring Meeting, “Telling Our Library’s Story,” on May 5, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Fremont County Public Library in Lander. Speakers will be: Kate Lutz, Storyteller: “Catching, Shaping, Growing Stories” Learn the basics of oral storytelling, from developing the […]

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Wyoming Reads Books on Their Way

The kids have made their choices and the books are on their way for the 12th annual Wyoming Reads celebration on May 16, 2017. The Natrona County Public Library has been sending out final book orders this month, thanks to the hard work of Kate Mutch, Jerry Jones, and the rest of the dedicated staff […]

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WSL Webinar Tomorrow: Stats to Support Your Library

Join Thomas Ivie, Research & Statistics Librarian, and Paige Bredenkamp, School Library Consultant, tomorrow, April 19, for a Wyoming State Library webinar, “Using Statistical Data to Support Your Library.” This one-hour webinar will begin at 10 a.m. With a focus on public and school libraries. Thomas and Paige will look at ways that the annual statistical surveys […]

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Nominations Open for WLA Outstanding Library Award

Nominate a deserving library now for the Wyoming Library Association (WLA) Outstanding Library Award. This award was created in 2016, based on numerous past awards that recognized the great work libraries do through technology, special projects, programs, and more. The award is given for a significant special project completed within the last two years. The staff, library board, […]

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