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  • Kate Dennis Interning at the WSL

    We have an intern at the Wyoming State Library! Kate Dennis has joined us for the summer to work on digitization and metadata projects. Kate is from Laramie, and is currently attending the University of Iowa. She’s …Read More »
  • Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of June 21

    Free, online, continuing education events for the week of  June 21 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions and links are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can …Read More »
  • Want to Know More About Juneteenth? Explore GoWYLD!

    On June 17, President Biden signed a law creating a federal holiday recognizing Juneteenth. (Read the Senate bill in Congress.gov.)  Juneteenth, observed on June 19, is a celebration of the emancipation of people who had been enslaved …Read More »
  • Starting your EDI Process

    From the Colorado Virtual Library by Leah Breevoort, Research Assistant at Library Research Service Starting the journey toward building a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive organization can evoke a range of emotions. From being guilty you didn’t …Read More »
  • ALA Launches Emergency Connectivity Fund Resources

    To help libraries take advantage of the new $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program, the American Library Association (ALA) has created the ECF Solutions Toolkit. New resources summarize key ECF provisions and detail how public and tribal …Read More »
  • Tails and Tales for Summer Reading in GoWYLD

    This year’s summer reading theme from the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is Tails and Tales! Iguanodon tail or the tail of a plane. Fairy tale or Tales from the Crypt. So many ideas, so many GoWYLD.net …Read More »
  • UW’s George W. Hopper Law Library Honored

    From UW News The George W. Hopper Law Library in the University of Wyoming’s College of Law has been recognized with the American Association of Law Libraries’ (AALL) Excellence in Community Engagement Award for a program to …Read More »
  • Emergency Connectivity Fund Application Opens June 29

    The FCC has announced the initial filing window for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, a $7.17 Billion program that will help schools and libraries provide the tools and services their communities need for remote learning during the COVID-19 emergency period. From June …Read More »
  • Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of June 14

    Free, online, continuing education events for the week of  June 14 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions and links are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can …Read More »
  • Resources and Reading for Anne Frank’s Birthday

    Anne Frank’s Birthday is June 12. In World War II, she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years, trying to avoid the horrors of the concentration camps — an effort that was ultimately unsuccessful. …Read More »
  • National Summer Learning Week is July 12-16

    National Summer Learning Week is an annual celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe, and healthy every summer, so that they can return to school ready to succeed. The event is an initiative …Read More »
  • Library Trustee Tools: The Yearly Calendar

    From the Vermont Department of Libraries One of the most important (yet often neglected) duties of Library Trustees involves “Succession Planning” — that is, planning for the future governance of your library, no matter who is on …Read More »
  • Summer Learning Resources from Wyoming PBS

    Keep those kids and teens learning over the summer and beyond! Wyoming PBS has a number of programs and resources for fun and exciting K-12 learning. NatureWY NatureWY brings the great outdoors and science learning to 6- …Read More »
  • People News

    Have People News at your library? Send it to Susan Mark at susan.mark@wyo.gov. Narissa Kennedy joined Laramie County Library System as the Adult Services Event Coordinator at the end of March. Narissa received her Master of Fine …Read More »
  • Online Training ‘At Your Leisure’

    In addition to the live webinars in our training calendar, each month we try to pick some videos out there that you can watch “At Your Leisure.” These on-demand offerings caught our attention for June. Libraries as …Read More »