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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of January 20

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of January 20 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions 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 MST Tuesday, Jan 21 (12-1 pm) DSIMS or : How I Manage My … Continue reading Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of January 20

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Mental Health Webinar Series

In addition to the webinars and courses they create, WebJunction also includes quality training content from other organizations on its website. As part of the California State Library Mental Health Initiative, Infopeople hosted a webinar series, Where Compassion Meets Action. This series is now available in the WebJunction Course Catalog: A Trauma-Informed Lens Changes What You … Continue reading Mental Health Webinar Series

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January 2020 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the January 2020 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Subscribe today, and we’ll send the Outrider straight to your email inbox each month. You can also see past issues. Do you know any library colleagues, trustees, advocates, or volunteers who might be interested in the Outrider? Please … Continue reading January 2020 Outrider Now Available

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WSL Closed for MLK/Equality Day

The Wyoming State Library will be closed Monday, January 20, for Martin Luther King Jr./Equality Day. We will be open our normal hours again on Tuesday, January 21. From our Wyoming Legislation database, we find that in  1990, the Wyoming State Legislature designated the third Monday in January as a legal holiday, “Martin Luther King, … Continue reading WSL Closed for MLK/Equality Day

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Apply Now for Inclusive Internship Initiative

The Public Library Association’s Inclusive Internship Initiative (III) offers paid, summer-long internships to high school students at their local public library. Over the course of the summer, each intern works with a library mentor on a community-based learning project. Through III, students from diverse backgrounds are introduced to careers in librarianship, library mentors practice leadership skills, and … Continue reading Apply Now for Inclusive Internship Initiative

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Marketing Resources for GoWYLD

The Wyoming State Library has a plethora of amazing resources available to Wyoming residents through GoWYLD.net — everything from scholarly research to language learning to driving tests. The efforts of local librarians are key to ensuring that end users know, use, and embrace everything that’s available to them. The State Library maintains a page of … Continue reading Marketing Resources for GoWYLD

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People News

Have People News at your library? Send it to Susan Mark at susan.mark@wyo.gov. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Yolanda Hood, the Carol J. McMurry Distinguished Librarian for Academic Excellence at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, as the new editor of its quarterly, digital journal, Young Adult Library Services (YALS), to serve … Continue reading People News

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Lucas Seeks AASL Presidency

Jennisen Lucas, District Librarian for the Park County School District #6 in Cody, Wyoming, is one of two candidates for the 2021-2022 American Association of School Librarians (AASL) presidential term. Jennisen is currently serving on the AASL Board of Directors as the Region 9 Director. Her most recent AASL volunteer involvement includes chair of the standards … Continue reading Lucas Seeks AASL Presidency

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Marquis Named State Archivist

Kathy Marquis has been named as the new Wyoming State Archivist. She’ll lead the Wyoming State Archives after serving as Deputy for the past four years and Interim for the past six months. Kathy received her undergraduate degree in history from the University of Michigan and holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree … Continue reading Marquis Named State Archivist

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of January 13

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of January 13 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions 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 MST Tuesday, Jan 14 (11-12 pm) NER 2020-2021 Funding Webinar (National Network of … Continue reading Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of January 13

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