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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has opened enrollment for the new Emergency Broadband Benefit program. The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Program and application essentials, including eligibility, are outlined in a new FCC-American Library Association (ALA) fact sheet for libraries. An outreach and … Continue reading FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Now Open
The latest additions to the Wyoming State Library’s collection are available to you through WYLDCAT. Questions, comments, or suggestions for purchase may be directed to Library Development Manager Brian Greene at firstname.lastname@example.org or (307) 777-6339. 209 Big Programming Ideas for Small Budgets Chelsea Price Chicago: ALA Editions, 2021 All Ages Welcome: Recruiting and Retaining Younger … Continue reading New Books at the WSL
Free, online, continuing education events for the week of May 17 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 find all the events at library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar. All times MDT Monday, May 17 (11-12 pm) Ensuring a Leadership Pipeline … Continue reading Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of May 17
The American Library Association’s Rural, Native, and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds Committee (RNTLOAK) invites rural library workers for the inaugural Rural Libraries Summit. During this virtual two-day summit, library workers will have the opportunity to hear new innovative initiatives happening at libraries across the United States, share challenges and successes, and network with peers. … Continue reading 2021 Rural Libraries Summit Registration Open
As part of the Wyoming Library Association EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Committee’s ongoing efforts, they’ll highlight interesting programs, webinars, workshops, and more that support the WLA’s EDI Statement. The hope is to share ideas of how to incorporate EDI into programs, see what other libraries are doing regarding EDI in libraries, and learn from … Continue reading Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Training Events and Resources
The Wyoming Virtual Library, a service provided by public libraries across the state as well as by the Wyoming State Library, recently marked its one millionth checkout of e-books, e-audiobooks, and digital magazines, comic books, and graphic novels. The one millionth checkout was Elizabeth Gilbert’s City of Girls. The Wyoming Virtual Library currently includes more … Continue reading Wyoming Virtual Library Surpasses One Million Checkouts
The Wyoming Library Association 2021 program subcommittee needs you! They are in need of presenters to join them in offering a robust virtual conference, with presentations, mashups, discussions, and the like for all WY library staff, directors, trustees, and supporters. The WLA’s annual conference will take place virtually on October 7-8, 2021. The conference theme … Continue reading WLA Reminder: Conference Presenters Needed!
What could your archives or historical organization do with a grant for $2,500? Could you attend a training that’s beyond your budget? Bring in a specialist to advise you on caring for your records? Digitize or organize records and make them available to a bigger audience? The Wyoming State Records Advisory Board would like to … Continue reading Up to $2,500 Available to Enhance Access to Historical Records
The George W. Hopper Law Library at the University of Wyoming has a collection of elder law materials available for the use of Wyoming residents. Thanks to a grant from the Wyoming Center on Aging, the library was able to add more books to the collection that address important issues in elder law, such as … Continue reading Elder Law Resources for Wyoming Residents