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  • ARPA Money Goes to Work for Wyoming Libraries

    Snapshot Day celebrates what libraries do for their communities — and today, they got a big boost! It’s a big day at the Wyoming State Library for putting American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to work. Today, …Read More »
  • Happy Wyoming Snapshot Day 2021!

    Today, October 26, is Wyoming Libraries Snapshot Day, where we celebrate the impact our libraries have on their communities every single day. We’re collecting photos, stories, and video that show how patrons are using and enjoying their …Read More »
  • Resources for Health Literacy Month in GoWYLD

    For more than 20 years, October has been recognized as Health Literacy Month. You can find more information about this celebration, including ideas to build awareness and take action, at www.healthliteracymonth.org. According to that website, health literacy is …Read More »
  • Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of October 25

    Free, online, continuing education events for the week of  October 25 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions and links are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can …Read More »
  • October 2021 Outrider Now Available

    Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the October 2021 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 …Read More »
  • Welcome Tumblebooks and TeenBookCloud to GoWYLD!

    GoWYLD.net has two exciting new resources for educators, parents, and public librarians — Tumblebooks and TeenBookCloud. Tumblebook Library contains curated collections of e-books and audiobooks in multiple formats include animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National …Read More »
  • Wyoming Library Association Announces Annual Awards

    The Wyoming State Library was honored to be selected by the Wyoming Library Association (WLA) as its 2021 Outstanding Library. In addition, the WLA announced three other major awards and a grant award at its recent virtual …Read More »
  • Snapshot Day Only One Week Away

    Wyoming Libraries Snapshot Day is only one week away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. If your library isn’t signed up to participate yet, there’s still time! Contact Susan Mark at susan.mark@wyo.gov to put your name on the …Read More »
  • WSL Named State’s 2021 Outstanding Library

    The Wyoming Library Association (WLA) recently named the Wyoming State Library (WSL) its Outstanding Library for 2021. This annual award recognizes an exemplary library for a significant special project completed within the last two years. The award …Read More »
  • Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of October 18

    Free, online, continuing education events for the week of  October 11 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions and links are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can …Read More »
  • Job Opening: Sweetwater County Library System Director

    Library Director Sweetwater County Library System Green River, WY Open until filled; first review of applicants on November 1, 2021 The Sweetwater County (Wyoming) Library System is seeking a full-time library director who will be responsible for …Read More »
  • How to Observe: Ask First!

    From Library Research Service (LRS) Welcome back! We left off talking about why you would use observations to collect data. Observation can be a great data collection tool when you want to see how different people interact with each …Read More »
  • 100 Years Ago in Wyoming Newspapers

    On October 13, 1921, The Daily Boomerang in Laramie reported that a brave and quick-thinking woman in a University of Wyoming dormitory saved the day. C.W. Allison broke into Ivinson hall and first threatened matron Laura J. …Read More »
  • New Books at the WSL

    The latest additions to the Wyoming State Library’s 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. Reference and Information …Read More »