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  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

    As part of the Wyoming Library Association EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Committee’s ongoing efforts, they’ll highlight interesting programs, webinars, workshops, and resources that support the WLA’s EDI Statement. The hope is to share ideas of how …Read More »
  • Stockings and Santas and Holiday Patents

    It’s the time of year to celebrate — so let’s celebrate innovation! Many inventors have done their best to make the holidays bright, and here are a few items we found. Learn more about patents by visiting …Read More »
  • LinkedIn Learning and More for Computer Science Education Week

    Computer Science Education Week is December 6-12. This annual event was created to encourage access to computer science for every student. We thought we’d take this opportunity to highlight access to free computer courses in two …Read More »
  • Online Training ‘At Your Leisure’

    In addition to the live webinars in our training calendar, each month we try to pick some videos out there that you can watch “At Your Leisure.” These on-demand offerings caught our attention for December. How to …Read More »
  • Conrrado Saldivar Joins the Wyoming State Library Team

    Today, the Wyoming State Library welcomed Conrrado Saldivar to our staff as the Outreach and Development Librarian. Among his duties, he will handle library statistics, work with the state institution libraries, and serve as LSTA coordinator for …Read More »
  • Grant Opportunities

    Public Library Association 2022 Conference Grants DEADLINE: December 8, 2021 PLA is giving away 15 scholarships to provide financial assistance for public library workers and students to attend the PLA 2022 Conference in Portland, Oregon, March 23–25. …Read More »
  • Free Continuing Education Events for December 1-5

    Free, online, continuing education events for December 1-5 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 …Read More »
  • Addressing Your Cybersecurity Personal Risk Factors

    Find this month’s video and more. The Wyoming State Library partners with the Wyoming CAN (Cybersecurity Action Network) Committee, to offer this free “cyber-in-a-box” educational program. This 10-minute video-based program is designed to be distributed at local …Read More »
  • Online Conferences and Events in December

    Each month we post upcoming free virtual conferences to our training calendar page. Here are the offerings coming up for December: Wednesday, Dec 1 (9-3 pm) Rural Library Summit (Berea College) A virtual half-day celebration of the impact …Read More »
  • Free Library Continuing Education Events for December

    The December 2021 Wyoming State Library training calendar is now available with 61 live webinars, five online conferences, and four recordings to watch “At Your Leisure.” Every training opportunity on this list is free and offered online. …Read More »
  • Free Continuing Education Events for November 29-30

    Free, online, continuing education events for November 29-30 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 …Read More »
  • Apply for Wyoming Library Association Mentoring Program

    Deadline to apply for the 2022 program is December 17, 2021.Read More »
  • The Great Resignation Leaves Remaining Employees Overworked

    Reposted from ALA-APA’s Library Worklife blog We have probably all heard about the large number of people who have left the workforce during the pandemic. The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that quit rates hit a record high in April, …Read More »
  • Susan Parkins Recognized as a National Leader in Outreach

    At its virtual conference this year, the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS) presented Susan Parkins, Senior Outreach Specialist for Laramie County Library System, with their John Philip Excellence in Outreach Award. The award, sponsored by …Read More »