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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of January 21

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of January 21 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 Tuesday, Jan 22 (10-11:30 am) Providing Great Library Service With Skill and Empathy […]

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Apply to Host ‘Thinking Money for Kids’

From the American Library Association The American Library Association (ALA), in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, invites public libraries to apply to be part of a national tour of the traveling exhibition Thinking Money for Kids. Inspired by the success of the popular Thinking Money exhibit, Thinking Money for Kids is a new financial literacy experience for children […]

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Celebrating Wyoming Connections

From the Laramie County Library System A few years ago, the Laramie County Library System staff started a discussion on how we could draw attention to books, movies and CD’s in the collection that had a Wyoming connection. We wanted to denote materials that were written or produced by Wyoming authors or artists as well […]

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New Video: National Geographic Kids

This beautiful resource, for kids ages 6-14, includes books and magazines (every page, every issue), videos, and pictures. Explore topics: Animals, Environment, People & Cultures, History, Science & Tech, and Places. This is also the feature for January’s marketing campaign. January 2019; 23 minutes

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Wyoming Book Reviews

Wedge of Fear Eugene Gagliano Fort Collins, CO : Crystal Publishing LLC, 2018 Tony Greco and his parents have just moved to Wyoming from New York. Tony is in 6th grade and worried about starting over at a new school and the prospect of trying to make new friends. Tony wants to prove to everyone, […]

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WLA Unveils New Website

The Wyoming Library Association has a fresh, new website on the Wild Apricot platform. Intended to improve communication and member benefits, the site features an updated look and feel and improved functionality. WLA Vice-President Abby Beaver, Communications Advisor Elizabeth Thorson, Executive Secretary Laura Grott, and Wyoming State Library Marketing Lead Cary Dunlap managed the website […]

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Potluck Dishes Needed for Legislative Reception

Potluck dishes are still needed for the Wyoming Library Association Legislative Reception at the Wyoming State Library on February 7. What sets the WLA reception apart from the many others is the food. Delicious potluck dishes are a welcome treat for legislators away from home and living on restaurant fare during the session. Your help […]

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Training Planned in Conjunction With Legislative Reception

If you are thinking of heading to the Wyoming Library Association Legislative Reception on Thursday, February 7, in Cheyenne, the Wyoming State Library has two important learning opportunities for you. Also, if you have time to set aside for extra training while in Cheyenne, contact Desiree Saunders at desiree.saunders@wyo.gov or (307) 777-6258, or Brian Greene […]

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WSL Closed for MLK/Equality Day

The Wyoming State Library will be closed Monday, January 21, for Martin Luther King Jr., Wyoming Equality Day. We will resume our regular hours on Tuesday, January 22. In 1973, Wyoming State Representatives Rodger McDaniel, Chuck Morrison, and Elizabeth Phelan introduced a House Bill 373 proposing a “Holiday honoring Martin Luther King.” The bill died in […]

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