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Job Opportunity: Sheridan College Library Director

Director of Library Services Northern Wyoming Community College District Sheridan, Wyoming Job Description The Director of Library Services administers all aspects of library resources and services in support of the academic programs, faculty teaching, and student learning. The Director administers the Writing Center and Tutoring. The Director provides collaborative leadership with library staff, faculty, and […]

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Coming Soon: One Book Wyoming’s “In Our Time”

By Erin Pryor Ackerman From ThinkWY – Wyoming Humanities For years, Wyoming Humanities partnered with libraries and communities throughout the state for “Reading Wyoming,” which provided reading groups with thematically-linked books and a trained discussion leader to help lead discussions. Today, Wyoming Humanities still supports some of those same Reading Wyoming groups through our Spark […]

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GoWYLD Database: CultureGrams for National Poetry Month

Can you find National Poetry Month resources on CultureGrams? You bet! CultureGrams offers the history of poetry around the world, as well as the various forms poetry can be found in. Searching “poetry” in the World Edition or the Kids Edition (and one entry in the Provinces Edition; the Sourdough Rendezvous festival in Yukon) will […]

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Wyoming in Poetry: May Preston Slosson

Wyoming is no stranger to literary and artistic celebration. The artists who praise our state are incredibly fascinating, from the fame of Ernest Hemingway to the seldom-heard-of voices of the past. In honor of National Poetry Month, we’re taking a closer look at May Preston Slosson. May Preston Slosson (1858 – 1943) was the first […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of April 22

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of April 22 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions 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 MDT Tuesday, Apr 23 (11-12 pm) Creating a Community of Readers: Academic Librarians […]

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2019 Soaring Eagle Award Winners Named

The 2019 Soaring Eagle Award winners are here — the best YA reads as chosen by Wyoming students in grades 7-12: Winner: Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds First Runner-Up: Projekt 1065 by Alan Gratz Second Runner-Up: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake The Wyoming Library Association and the Wyoming State Literacy Association jointly sponsor three awards: the […]

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April 2019 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the April 2019 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Subscribe today, and we’ll send the Outrider straight to your email inbox each month. You can also see past issues. 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 […]

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Wyoming Book Reviews

Hope Maintains her Throne: The Western Expeditions of Nathaniel J. Wyeth, Volume Two 1834-1836 Jim Hardee Pinedale, WY: Museum of the Mountain Man, Sublette County Historical Society, 2018 Following his first work, Obstinate Hope (2013), author Jim Hardee (editor, Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal) maintains his excellence with this second volume of the journals of fur […]

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People News

Megan Bratton, Natrona County Library’s newest Youth Services Specialist, recently moved to Wyoming from Denver, Colorado, where she lived for the last ten years. She’s a big fan of the mountains and arid climate of the west after growing up in humid North Carolina and going to college at the University of Georgia (go dawgs!). […]

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A Book Challenge in Park County

By Jennisen Lucas, District Librarian Park County School District 6 Censorship. It’s a word that causes many a librarian’s blood to boil. It’s a hot topic because we have strong beliefs that no one should interrupt our rights to access information and stories. It’s a First Amendment issue. However, we also fiercely want to protect […]

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