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Host a Fallen Warrior Kiosk at Your Library

From Wyoming Military Department Museums Wyoming has a proud legacy of service in our Armed Forces, sometimes that service comes at a great cost. Since the start of the Global War on Terror, Wyoming has lost sons and daughters as they protected our freedom and liberty. To honor their memory and legacy of service, the […]

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Pearl Harbor Day Reading from the WSL

Moments before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, the United States was ‘suddenly and deliberately attacked.’ Hundreds of Japanese fighter planes and bombers launched a surprise assault on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The swift, devastating volley on the U.S. naval base killed 2,403 Americans. With President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous “a date which will live […]

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Big Grant Opportunities for Small Libraries

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has launched a new special initiative, Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP), and is accepting grant applications now through February 25, 2019. This new funding opportunity is designed specifically to strengthen the ability of small and rural libraries, archives, and related organizations to serve their communities; awards will range […]

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One Month Left in Letters About Literature Contest

The deadline for the Letters About Literature student reading/writing contest is just a little over one month away on January 11. The Wyoming State Library invites students in grades 4-12 to read or reread a favorite book and respond with a letter to the author, living or dead, about how the book changed the way […]

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Library for All Gets a Christmas Twist

On December 11, the Laramie County Library will run a special Library for All event with a Christmas-themed puppet show put on by award-winning ventriloquist Meghan Casey of Rocky Mountain Puppets. Library for All is a program that is catered specifically to adults with disabilities. Laramie County began offering it as a regular program in December 2017. […]

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Featured in GoWYLD: CultureGrams

Thirty-one days left in the year. 2018 is rapidly approaching its conclusion and if you’re like most of us, the year has gone by in a blur. For our December GoWYLD mini-marketing kit, we thought it might be nice to feature something a little different for the Christmas season. Kids know all about the history […]

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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.    November Books Added Appraisal and Acquisition Strategies Chicago : Society of American Archivists, [2016] Mob rule learning : camps, unconferences, and […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Virtual Field Trips in Wyoming

Join Nathan Doerr from the Wyoming State Museum and Gretchen Henrich and Megan Smith from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West for an exploration of their virtual field trips that can be scheduled for your classes. The free webinar will take place this Thursday, December 6 from 10-11 a.m. MST. Register now. For a […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of December 3

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of December 3 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 MST Monday, Dec 3 (11-12 pm) Emotional Intelligence and Millennial Disruption (Training Industry) Intergenerational […]

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STEAM Up Learning This Weekend

Fire up your computer Saturday morning and learn how to STEAM Up Learning with this series of sessions from Simple K-12. Find more free, online training events on our Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Saturday, Dec 1 (8-1:30 pm) STEAM Up Learning with These Activities, Resources, and Experiments for Your Classroom (Simple K-12) A variety of […]

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