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Award and Grant Opportunities

Awards I Love My Librarian Award DEADLINE: October 1, 2018 Encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Each year 10 librarians are selected. Each librarian receives a $5,000 cash award, a plaque and a travel stipend to attend the awards ceremony and reception in New […]

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Submit ALA Conference Programs for Trustees, Foundations, or Friends

Here’s an opportunity to share your knowledge at a national conference. United for Libraries, is encouraging submissions of programs for trustees, foundations, and friends groups for the next American Library Association Annual Conference, June 20-25, 2019, in Washington, D.C. They are looking for people to plan or host programs on: Foundation-focused programs: Fundraising, planned giving, annual giving […]

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Snapshot Day Less Than Two Months Away

Wyoming Snapshot Day is less than two months away on October 9, 2018. We have 26 libraries of all types signed up already, and we’d love to add yours to the list. On Snapshot Day we collect and share the photos, videos, and stories that tell the story of your libraries’ value every day of […]

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Grant Brings Technology Training To Rural School Librarians

The Wyoming State Library (WSL) and two other state libraries have partnered with Technology and Innovation in Education (TIE) of Rapid City, South Dakota, to bring continuing education and training to school librarians in rural areas. School librarians in Wyoming, South Dakota, and North Dakota are eligible to apply for a three-year professional development cohort […]

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Host the ‘All of Us’ Health Research Journey

The All of Us Journey, a National Institutes of Health project related to the All of Us Research Program, is looking for organizations that are interested in hosting it as well as volunteers willing to assist when it comes to the Cheyenne and surrounding areas between September 24 to October 7. Fact sheet Community partner […]

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Gagliano on ‘Discover Great Places Through Reading’ List

Is it True, a collection of humorous poems by Wyoming Poet Laureate Eugene Gagliano and illustrated by Sarah Bradstreet, will be featured at the 2018 National Book Festival as part of the “Discover Great Places Through Reading” list. Every year, a list of books representing the literary heritage of the 50 states, the District of […]

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WLA Elects Two to Board

At its 2018 conference, the Wyoming Library Association announced that Abby Beaver was elected as its new Vice President/President-Elect. Abby is the Information Services Manager at the Wyoming State Library. As Vice President, she will chair the program planning committee for the 2019 WLA conference and assume the presidency for 2019-2020. “I’m excited to work […]

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Information Power: Aligning the Standards

 Aligning the Standards – 2018 WLA Conference from svmark   From Information Power, we have the “Aligning the Standards” presentation to share. This session was presented by Janet Boss, Stefanie Hunt, and Julia Tyser from Albany County School District 1. Be sure to check out the many links to additional resources within the slides.

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of August 13

Free, online, continuing education events for this week of 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, Aug 13 (2-3 pm) Educating Students and Parents About Privacy and Technology Overuse (edWeb) […]

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