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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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Teton County Library Hires New Director

Following a national search, Teton County’s Library Board has announced that Dawn Jenkin will take the helm as the next Director of Library Services in February of 2019. Dawn brings experience working in academic, school, and public libraries as well as years in corporate information services and consulting. She will move to Jackson from Amsterdam […]

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Submit Program Proposals for WLA Conference

The 2019 Wyoming Library Association conference will be held August 7-9 at the Little America Hotel & Resort at 2800 West Lincolnway in Cheyenne. The 7th will be devoted to school libraries, with the main conference on August 8-9. Your program proposals are wanted! Do you have expertise in a topic of interest? A successful program others […]

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Pick Up ZooBooks While in Cheyenne

Planning on coming to Cheyenne for the Wyoming Library Association Legislative Reception on February 7? While you’re here, be sure to pick up a batch of  ZooBooks and dinosaur posters, courtesy of the Wyoming State Library. These books feature beautiful photographs and illustrations alongside in-depth research presented at an elementary school reading level. You can keep […]

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Save the Date for WYLD Annual

Save the date! This year’s WYLD Annual Meeting will be held on May 16-17 at Central Wyoming College in Riverton. Stay tuned for announcements about the schedule and training opportunities and make your plans to attend.

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