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WYDOT Features GoWYLD Driving Tests

WYDOT has featured a partnership with the Wyoming State Library on their YouTube channel. New drivers in Wyoming must pass both written and road tests before their license can be issued. WYDOT and the WSL have partnered with Driving Tests to provide online test preparation materials. Find this free test and skills preparation resource in […]

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WSL Closed for Memorial Day

The Wyoming State Library will be closed Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. We will resume our normal hours on Tuesday, May 28. The town of Veteran, Wyoming, was given that name at the behest of ex-service men who had settled in Goshen County. On October 6, 1921, the Goshen County Journal, printed this article on […]

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A Wyoming Letters About Literature Reading List

The Letters About Literature contest invites each student in grades 4-12 to write to an author — living or dead — whose work influenced the student’s life. It’s not a formal report where someone picks a book the child or teen “should” read. Instead, the students themselves pick the books that touched their hearts. If […]

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May 2019 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the May 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 Outreach Librarian, at or (307) 777-5915. Don’t forget to follow […]

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Wyoming Book Reviews

Havoc & Solace : Poems from the Inland West Carol L. Deering Jackson, Wyo.: Sastrugi Press [2018] The perfect size to bring and read while exploring “wild and rural lands,” Havoc & Solace: Poems from the Inland West is an artful collection from award-winning poet Carol L. Deering.  In her first book Deering shares poems […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of May 20

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of May 20 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 All times MDT Monday, May 20 (12:30-1:30 pm) Info2Go! Doing Democracy (Idaho Commission for Libraries) […]

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Armed Forces Day Pays Tribute

From GovInfo Know a man or woman who serves in the United States military? Be sure to thank them this May 18, Armed Forces Day 2019. This observance pays tribute to the men and women who serve in the United States military, and this year’s theme is “For the Nation. For the People.”  The following are […]

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Innovations for School Libraries

Found in the Big Deal Media K-12 Technology newsletter. Videos Featuring Authors Commemorating Children’s Book Week KidLit TV has partnered with the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader to produce 100 book creator videos for teachers, parents, librarians, and educators across the country to share with their students. Videos to Deepen Understanding and Spark Curiosity Boclips for Teachers offers an extensive library of engaging videos that bring academic topics […]

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ALA Releases ‘Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census’

The American Library Association has released the Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census, a new resource to prepare libraries for the decennial count of every person living in the United States. The Guide contains practical information to assist library staff in addressing potential patron and community requests regarding the upcoming 2020 Census. The Guide includes: basic information about the Census process; […]

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New Video: Wyoming Inventors Database

Wyoming Inventors Database May 2019; 19 minutes New in our webinar archive: Join Karen Kitchens, Wyoming State Library, for a look at the updated Wyoming Inventors Database. Learn search tips for this database which includes all United States patents issued to inventors within the present-day boundaries of Wyoming.

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