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July 2018 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the July 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 susan.mark@wyo.gov 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 July 16

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 Tuesday, July 17 (12-1 pm) How Safe Is Your Data (GovLoop Training) Explore what makes […]

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People News

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Bring a Basket for the Annual WLLI Fundraiser

As we head into another Wyoming Library Association conference on August 1-3, the Wyoming Library Leadership Institute is looking for your beautiful gift baskets to raffle off for its annual fundraiser. WLLI benefits the Wyoming Library Community by nurturing leaders at every stage of their careers and every level of their organizations. If your library […]

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Assistive Technology Stations Available at Coe Library

From the University of Wyoming Libraries blog University of Wyoming Coe Library is unveiling a new variety of equipment available at assistive technology stations for patrons to use.  Technology includes C-Pens from the Help Desk, a Freedom Scientific reading magnifier, and a Belkin reader stand. Instructions for use are at the desks located on the second/main floor of […]

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Library News in Brief

OER Vision to Action Conference August 1-2 Open Educational Resources (OER) are of growing interest to academic and school librarians. The OER: From Vision to Action conference will be held on the Auraria campus in downtown Denver on August 1-2, 2018. There is now an updated program agenda on the conference website. Register by July 15.  […]

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Grant Opportunities

Carol McMurry Library Endowment Individual Grants for Continuing Education DEADLINE: July 31, 2018 Want to attend a conference or workshop to build your library skills? Take an online course? Start working toward that library media specialist endorsement or master’s degree in library science? Funds are available to those working or volunteering in Wyoming libraries through the […]

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Blues, Brews & BBQ at Glenrock Branch Library

From the Glenrock Branch Library Facebook page The Glenrock Branch Library had a perfect evening and a wonderful crowd for its first annual 3rd of July Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival. They welcomed friends from Casper, Douglas, Glenrock, and everywhere in-between. Musicians were Joey Leone and his Band, and JBird Shogren, who played for dancers […]

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The ‘What the Tech’ WLA Session Needs You!

Going to the Wyoming Library Association conference in August and looking for a way to get a little more involved. Consider volunteering to share your knowledge in the “What the Tech is That?” session, a “lightning round” tour of technologies you can put to use in your library. What the Tech has something for everyone […]

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Send Your Updates for the Wyoming Libraries Directory

At this time of year, as public library boards are changing over, we’d like to send a reminder out to all libraries and their staffs to check the Wyoming Libraries Directory to make sure your listing is current. The Directory is a resource the Wyoming State Library provides to help librarians connect and to help […]

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