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Job Opening: Teton County Library Director

Do you love outdoor adventures — and cozying up with a good book? Then take a look at this exciting opportunity as the next Director of the Teton County Library! Learn more. Application deadline is April 2, 2021. Teton County, Wyoming, is a premier tourist destination, renowned for its astonishing variety of recreational activities, cultural events, … Continue reading Job Opening: Teton County Library Director

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People News

Have People News at your library? Send it to Susan Mark at susan.mark@wyo.gov.   Larry Kiser retired on February 5 as a maintenance assistant at Laramie County Library System after over 24 years of dedicated service. Larry began working at the library in November of 1996 and was a key factor in the maintenance and … Continue reading People News

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Grant Opportunities

REFORMA Scholarship DEADLINE: March 15, 2021 Any current or newly entering graduate library school student [M.L.S. or Ph.D.] may apply for these scholarships of up to $1,500. Applicants should demonstrate an understanding of and desire to serve the Spanish- speaking community.  The recipients must display character and leadership, which are essential for success both as … Continue reading Grant Opportunities

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New Resources available on GoWYLD

Thanks to the University of Wyoming (UW), Equality State residents now have access to even more great resources through GoWYLD.net. UW has extended licensing for additional resources from Proquest for access by public libraries, K-12 schools, and home users. The UW contract for Proquest One Academic includes Academic Complete eBooks, Academic Video Online, and Dissertations … Continue reading New Resources available on GoWYLD

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Hawaii State Librarian Could Lead ALA

At the Wyoming State Library, we’re always interested in what other state libraries are doing. One of the candidates for the 2022-23 presidency of the American Library Association (ALA) is Stacey A. Aldrich, State Librarian, Hawaii State Public Library System, headquartered in Honolulu. “I became a librarian because I believe that libraries are the keepers … Continue reading Hawaii State Librarian Could Lead ALA

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News in Brief

First ever National Library Outreach Day to take place during National Library Week Libraries across the country will observe National Library Outreach Day on April 7, 2021. Formerly known as National Bookmobile Day, communities will celebrate the invaluable role library professionals and libraries continuous play in bringing library services to those in need. The American Library … Continue reading News in Brief

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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 March: ChiltonLibrary Webinar (Gale) ChiltonLibrary supplies a solution for the automotive ‘do-it-yourselfer’ with repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data … Continue reading Online Training ‘At Your Leisure’

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Consumer Protection with GoWYLD.net

This is National Consumer Protection Week (February 28-March 6), and GoWYLD.net resources can help you keep your family safe and help you spend your dollars wisely. With your card from any Wyoming public or community college library, you have free access to Consumer Reports. This well-known magazine includes articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics, and … Continue reading Consumer Protection with GoWYLD.net

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Keeping App Permissions in Check

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 libraries to increase cyber safety in Wyoming communities. Share to social media Want to spread the word about … Continue reading Keeping App Permissions in Check

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of March 1

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of March 1 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 MST Monday, Mar 1 (11-12 pm) Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy and … Continue reading Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of March 1

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