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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of March 18

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of March 18 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 Monday, Mar 18 (12:30-1:30 pm) Library Data & Evaluation (Idaho Commission for […]

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Federal Budget Recommendation Would Eliminate IMLS

President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget recommendation, “A Budget for a Better America,” once again proposes to eliminate funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services. While this is the third year that the President’s budget recommendation has proposed eliminating IMLS, Congress has actually increased funding for the agency over that time period. In […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Find Family in Wyoming Newspapers

Join Chris Van Burgh for “Find Family in Wyoming Newspapers” on Tuesday, March 19 from 11:15 a.m. to noon MDT. This webinar explores Wyoming Newspapers (1849-1922) and how you can use this resource to find bits and pieces about your relatives’ time in Wyoming. Did they own a business? Play bridge? Serve in the war? […]

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Evaluating Your Library’s Programming

By Shauna Swantek, Head of Public Services, Marshall District LibraryFrom the Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter The new year brings with it a natural time for reflection. Why not apply this to programming at the library as well?  Consider answering the following on your own or with your team. You may need to break the questions […]

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‘The Path to a Patent’ at the WSL

The Wyoming State Library is hosting a free series on intellectual property, “The Path to a Patent,” from the Rocky Mountain U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. These three interactive sessions during April and May will be broadcast to the State Library at 2800 Central Ave. in Cheyenne. The Path to a Patent will be useful […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of March 11

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of March 11 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, Mar 12 (10-11 am) Recharge Your Book Club (Utah State […]

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Online Training ‘At Your Leisure’

In addition to the live webinars in our training calendar, each month we try to pick some videos out there that you can watch “At Your Leisure.” We hope you enjoy these ones that caught our attention for March: Trustee Trouble 5 (Wyoming State Library) Library Board membership is a great way to give back […]

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February-March 2019 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the February/March 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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New Ways to Engage With Your Community

By Randy Riley, State Librarian, Library of Michigan (LM)From the Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter With the new year comes the opportunity to look at our personal and professional lives and assess how we are doing. We are surrounded by advice and tips on how to lose weight, get organized or how to become the best […]

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Women Inventors in the U.S. and Wyoming

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has released Progress and Potential: A profile of women inventors on U.S. patents, a report on the trends and characteristics of U.S. women inventors named on U.S. patents granted from 1976 through 2016. The report issued by the USPTO’s Office of the Chief Economist shows that women […]

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