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Teton County Library Strategic Plan Provides Powerful Decision-Making Tool

By Rebecca Huntington, Communications Manager Teton County Library No doubt about it. Change is occurring at a fast and furious pace in public libraries, especially in Wyoming.  Pressure to change comes from a mash-up of directions: the economy (local and national), population ebbs and flows, space needs, community needs, budgets, staffing challenges, and technology. How […]

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Trustee Corner: Your Board’s Relationship with Foundation and Friends

From the Wyoming Public Library Board Members’ Handbook The Library Board holds ultimate authority over what happens with the library system.The important thing to remember about your Friends of the Library group(s) or Library Foundation is that they are separate entities from the library with their own governance. The Library Board holds no authority over […]

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Free Library Continuing Education Events for the Week of Feb. 20

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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ARMA Spring Seminar: Surviving in Lean Times

Registration is underway for the Wyoming Chapter of Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) Annual Spring Seminar “Surviving in Lean Times:  Collaboration, Communication & Cooperation.” The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 14 at Laramie County Community College, 1400 College Dr., Cheyenne. These are lean times in Wyoming — so […]

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Casper College Goodstein Library to Host “Living Library”

The Casper College Library will be hosting Wyoming’s first Living Library on Wednesday, February 22 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. as part of the 2017 Casper College Humanities Festival and Demorest Lecture. Living Libraries, Human Libraries, or Living Book Libraries are all names for similar projects — libraries where instead of checking out a traditional book and […]

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Wyoming State Library Closed Monday, February 20

The Wyoming State Library will be closed on Monday. Feb. 20 in honor of Presidents Day. We will re-open for our normal hours on Tuesday, Feb. 21. President George Washington’s February 22 birthday was declared a federal holiday in 1879. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act in 1968 both set the holiday for the third Monday in […]

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February 2017 People News

 

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Year-End Library Fundraising Starts Now

Read the full article on CauseVox It’s only February, so who wants to think about year-end fundraising? If you’re raising money for your library, it’s not too soon. Fundraising is a continuous process, and your organization’s plan should reflect that. If you want your donors to put you on their holiday gift list, keep in […]

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Shari Haskins Named Riverton Branch Library Manager

Shari Haskins was named as the new Riverton Branch Library Manager early this month, beginning her new role on Feb. 4. Formerly working at Riverton as Teen Lead Librarian/Adult Services, she began her 18th year with the Fremont County Library System in January. She takes the place of Gloria Brodle, who retired after 31 years. She’s notorious for her […]

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Brodle Retires After 31 Years With Fremont County Library

After 31 years with the Fremont County Library System, Gloria Brodle has retired from her position as Riverton Branch Manager. Brodle was an active member of the Wyoming Library Association and made many state-wide and national professional connections. Among her significant accomplishments was the successful effort to raise both awareness and funds for a much-needed update for the […]

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