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September 2017 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the September 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 susan.mark@wyo.gov or (307) 777-5915. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, too.

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WSL Webinar Tomorrow: Tech Savvy in the School Library

Join Paige Bredenkamp, School Library Consultant at Wyoming State Library, for “Tech Savvy in the School Library,” a free webinar tomorrow, September 21, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. MDT. She’ll explore a list of software, apps, and hardware useful in the school library. Register here. Questions about this webinar, or about other school library topics? Paige is […]

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First Peek at Resources for New AASL Standards

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has released early materials addressing elements of the new “National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries” that will launch in November. Early materials available on the AASL Standards web portal include: “On the Horizon: New Standards to Dawn at AASL 2017” Featuring AASL’s updated […]

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Wyoming Innovations in Learning Conference

Here’s a gathering for those in the Wyoming library community who are interested in teaching, learning, and connecting. Registration is open through October 15 for the inaugural  Wyoming Innovations in Learning Conference. The event will be held November 2-3 at the University of Wyoming Conference Center in Laramie. Registration fee is $25. Administrators, curriculum directors, […]

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Two From WSL Presenting at Wyoming Afterschool Alliance

Paige Bredenkamp, Wyoming State Library School Library Consultant, and Chris Van Burgh, WSL Database Instruction Librarian, will be at the 9th Annual Wyoming Afterschool Alliance (WYAA) Conference at Little America in Cheyenne Oct. 4-5. This conference is designed for school- and community-based programs taking place outside of formal school time. It is also set up […]

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New Books at the WSL

The latest additions to our professional library science collection are available to you through WYLDCAT. Questions, comments, or suggestions for purchase may be directed to Library Development Manager Brian Greene at brian.greene@wyo.gov or (307) 777-6339.

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Talk Like a Pirate With Mango

Here at the Wyoming State Library, we’re ready for Talk Like a Pirate Day tomorrow, September 19. Take a look at the quick video to see our very own WSL buccaneers in action. Need to brush up on your pirate lingo? Try Mango Languages for a quick course. Find more resources on our Talk Like […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of September 18

Free, online, continuing education events for this week from the Wyoming State Library 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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IMLS Releases Public Library FY15 Statistics and FY14 Report

The State Library has many more data sources for public, school, and academic libraries on our statistics page, including more recent data for Wyoming public libraries. Questions? Contact Thomas Ivie, WSL Research and Statistics Librarian, at thomas.ivie@wyo.gov or (307) 777-6331. From the Institute of Museum and Library Services The Institute of Museum and Library Services […]

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2016-17 Wyoming School Library Stats Released

The numbers are in: the results of the Wyoming School Library Survey 2016-17 have been released and may be found on the WSL library statistics page. Annually, the Wyoming State Library conducts a voluntary survey of school libraries to collect basic information on staffing, budgets, student use of the library and other measures. A large body […]

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