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Archived Webinar: In-Depth With the New AASL Standards, Part V

Jennisen Lucas, Wyoming school librarian and AASL Standards Implementation Chair, takes us on an in depth tour of the new AASL standards. This month’s installation will be the Shared Foundation, “Explore.”

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May 2018 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the May 2018 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Subscribe today, and we’ll send the Outrider straight to your email inbox each month. Have news you’d like included? Contact Susan Mark, WSL publications specialist, at or (307) 777-5915. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, too.

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of May 21

Free, online, continuing education events for this week of from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at All times MDT Monday, May 21 (8-9 am) Curating Your Unusual Collections: Lending Nontraditional Items at the Library (Indiana State Library) Telescopes, […]

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Heart Mountain in the News

The Heart Mountain Japanese-American Internment Camp is once again in the news. WREN (Wyoming Rural Electric News) published an article on Estelle Ishigo in its April 2018 issue. Ishigo’s husband was Japanese-American. When he was relocated to Heart Mountain during World War II, she went with him and recorded life at the camp in her sketches, […]

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UW Libraries Awards Open Textbook Grants

From University of Wyoming News University of Wyoming Libraries recently awarded open textbook grants to five faculty members to implement open educational resources in their classes. The open textbooks resulting from the grants are projected to save UW students more than $50,000 each semester. “The innovation and creativity of UW instructors in this round of […]

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Resources for Armed Forces Day

From U.S. GPO Armed Forces Day is a day to pay tribute to the men and women who serve the United States Armed Forces.  Armed Forces Day, which is celebrated on the third Saturday in May, is part of Armed Forces Week. It was with the idea for citizens to come together and thank our […]

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Free Webinar: A Look at the State of School Librarianship

American schools are going through a period of dramatic change, and school libraries are changing right along with them. With changing budgets, changing technology, and changing student needs, the role of the school librarian seems uncertain. Join Hilda Weisburg for a free webinar to explore the state of the profession. She’ll discuss the key challenges within the […]

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Webinar: Building a Culture of Learning with Library Boards

WebJunction has an upcoming webinar of interest to trustees: Building a Culture of Learning with Library Boards. This free, online event will take place on Thursday, May 24, from 1-2 p.m. MDT. This webinar is hosted in collaboration with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries.

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SHRAB Grants Help You Put Your Records Online

Does your library, museum or archives have amazing historical records collections that you would love to share with the public?  Do they need some repair, or digitization before you could mount them on your website? The Wyoming State Historic Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) funds requests for up to $2500 for these types of projects through […]

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Statewide Access to Selected Databases to be Provided by UW Libraries

The University of Wyoming Libraries and the Wyoming State Library have news to share regarding statewide access to selected resources. Many in the Wyoming library community are aware that impending budget cuts led the State Library to examine some of the database subscriptions. The University of Wyoming Libraries will pick up subscriptions to most […]

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