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Archived Webinar: Get Ready for the Eclipse!

The celestial event of the century will soon be upon us as libraries prepare for the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse. Use resources in to learn more about the eclipse and find activities, images, and video. Also check out our Wyoming and the Solar Eclipse 2017 LibGuide for more. Find upcoming training events in […]

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Deadline Looming for WLA Conference Registration

A reminder that the deadline to register for the 2017 Wyoming Library Association conference Aug. 9-11 at Sheridan College is coming up fast on Tuesday, August 1. This is a hard deadline — there will be no late or on-site registrations for the full conference. If you are thinking of attending, we encourage you to check […]

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On This Date: Korean War Cease-fire

​July 27, 2017, marks the 64th anniversary of the ceasefire that ended the Korean War. Did you know the State Library has more than 50 books about this often overlooked conflict? From straightforward histories such as The Korean War: Years of Stalemate, July 1951 – July 1953 by A.J. Birtle, to personal accounts such as The Three Wars of […]

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WSL Afternoon Closure for Cheyenne Day

The Wyoming State Library will be closed at noon on Wednesday, July 26, for Cheyenne Day. Our offices will be open in the morning. We will reopen for our normal hours on Thursday, July 27.

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Cupcake Wars at Lander Library

Submitted by Audie Cunningham Fremont County Library System-Lander This year was our 5th annual Cupcake Wars competition for the teen department at the Lander Library. We had six teams of two register to compete in the cupcake decorating contest. Our judges this year were Jeannette Woodward, a member of the Friends of the Library and […]

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Check Out the WLA Conference Program

JUST UPDATED One session, “Explore, Learn, Create: Teen Engagement, Empathy and Activism,” has been canceled, and some changes have been made to presenters. heading to the Wyoming Library Association conference in Sheridan August 9-11? Then check out the great lineup of sessions in the conference program. You’re sure to find something of interest. The annual […]

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Archived Webinar: Personal Learning Networks

Just up in our training archive from WSL School Library Consultant Paige Bredenkamp, WSL School Library Consultant, is a newly archived webinar, Personal Learning Networks for the School Librarian. Paige will take you through an overview of personal learning networks: what they are, why they are important, and how to build your own. She’s joined […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of July 24

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

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Guidelines to Plan Teen Read Week Programs

Teen Read Week is set for October 8-14 this year. Find tips to kick your TRW programs up a notch with  Teen Programming Guidelines, free from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). These guidelines are intended to guide library staff who design, host, and evaluate library programs with and for teens. Librarians are in a […]

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July 2017 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the July 2017 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Subscribe today, and we’ll send the Outrider straight to your email inbox each month. Have news you’d like included? Contact Susan Mark, WSL publications specialist, at or (307) 777-5915. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, too.

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