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This is the official website of the Wyoming State Library (WSL), and is maintained by the WSL webmaster. This website exists to provide information to the public about the resources and usage policies of the Wyoming State Library. The WSL provides this website under the following conditions. Visitors to this website agree to accept our privacy and terms-of-use policies.

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Privacy Policy

This edition of our Privacy Policy is effective as of January 29, 2016. Additional privacy information regarding Wyoming State websites is located here.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

Information You Provide
If you supply the WSL with a telephone number, email address, or mailing address, we’ll use it only to communicate with you about Wyoming state education issues and policies. If you no longer wish to receive email from the WSL, let us know by contacting us here. To unsubscribe from the WSL newsletter, please use the unsubscribe link in the bottom of the newsletter. We’ll honor your request as quickly as possible.

Correspondence and Content Submissions
If you submit a question, complaint, or praise for the WSL, by doing so you agree to release your correspondence to the WSL for possible posting on our website. If your correspondence is published by the WSL on its website, the WSL will include proper attribution to you as the source.

Legal Compliance
The WSL may release personal information as required by law.

Information Collected for Website Traffic Analysis
The WSL’s website identifies the IP address of all visitors. We use Google Analytics to measure website statistics and to collect information on the pages our visitors view and use; none of this information identifies a user personally. We collect this information to improve the user experience of our website.

The WSL website uses cookies to record users’ session information, such as pages you visit and forms you submit. If your browser is set to reject cookies, our website may not function as intended.


The WSL is committed to the security and confidentiality of personal information provided to us. However, the WSL does not warrant or guarantee the security or privacy of any information sent to us. In no event shall the State of Wyoming or the WSL be liable for incidental or consequential damages, lost profits, or lost data, or any indirect damages, even if the State of Wyoming and the WSL have been informed of the possibility thereof. Additionally, because email protocols are not secure, we ask that users never disclose sensitive information by email. The WSL is not responsible for loss/damage that results from unauthorized use by third parties of any information provided by email.

Links to External Websites

The WSL isn’t responsible for the policies, practices, content, or terms of use of websites to which we link. If you visit any external websites, please review the privacy and terms of use pages of each site.

Comments and Contact Information

Comments on the WSL website are valued and appreciated. Please send us your thoughts here. Alternatively, you can call or write the Wyoming State Library.

Wyoming State Library
2800 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-6333

Terms of Use

Copyright Protection

The Wyoming State Library website and its pages, content, format, and imagery are protected by the copyright laws of the United States. No portion may be reproduced in any form, or by any means, without prior written consent of the state of Wyoming. Contact us here to obtain reproduction consent.

General Information

The information contained within this website is provided “as is” with all faults and without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice. The State of Wyoming and the Department of Administration and Information make no warranties or representations regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information. Any web pages linked to from the WSL’s website are provided as a courtesy; external content is not the responsibility of the WSL and such content may change with notice on the part of the WSL.

The State of Wyoming and the WSL do not endorse the viewpoints or vouch for the accuracy or authenticity of electronic data or information available via the Internet. The State of Wyoming and the WSL will not deny or limit access to the electronic data or information available via the Internet because of its allegedly controversial content or frivolous value. Information retrieved or utilized electronically is considered constitutionally protected until such time as otherwise determined by a court of competent jurisdiction.

Comment and Posting Policy

The Wyoming State Library (WSL) uses social media to promote the library’s programs and resources and to facilitate communication with users. We treat our platforms as public forums and welcome discussion. We advise our participants to be considerate of differing opinions and encourage a family-friendly online environment. We will hide, delete, and/or report any comments, messages, and posts that go against our social media policy outlined below.

Our comment policy is enforced on all platforms where the WSL has a presence:

  • We do not allow profanity, obscenity, threats, or comments referencing acts of violence on any of our social media platforms; nor do we allow abusive, hateful, or defamatory comments or posts about any person or organization;
  • We do not allow comments suggesting or encouraging illegal activity, including but not limited to trademark and copyright violations;
  • Stay on topic, we will remove content that is clearly unrelated;
  • We do not allow solicitations or advertisements without prior approval from our outreach team. We will remove spam. We will remove content that involves political campaigning or lobbying;
  • We may remove content that contains personal information (your own or someone else’s), including home addresses, private phone numbers, or personal email addresses in order to protect privacy;
  • You are responsible for your participation on our social media presence, and by participating agree to our policy as well as the policies for the social media website and any federal, state, or local laws.

The WSL reserves the right to block users who do not comply with these standards. If you have concerns about this policy, please direct them to the Wyoming State Library at

Sharing of other social media profiles, media, or websites does not constitute an endorsement or guarantee of accuracy by the WSL.

Please be aware that all user-generated content is released into the public domain. If you are not willing to broadcast to the general public, please do not contribute content to our website or social media pages.

Content posted by the public is not the opinion of the library.

Thank you for joining the conversation!

Last updated 8/28/2023