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Hit the Road With Teen Driver Resources

Reposted from the Natrona County Library blog Used with permission If you are learning to drive, or teaching a new driver, there are plenty of FREE resources available to you. You’ll want to start by learning what the State of Wyoming’s rules and requirements are for obtaining a driver license: How to apply for a […]

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10 Traits of Successful School Librarians

By Doug Johnson From The Blue Skunk Blog I’ve been a school librarian or school library supervisor since 1979. In the nearly 40 years since I’ve had the pleasure of working with many outstanding individuals. Librarians who make a huge difference in the lives of both the kids and adults with whom they work. Librarians […]

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June 2018 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the June 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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Archived Webinar: In-Depth With the New AASL Standards, Part VI

June 2018; 56 minutes Join Jennisen Lucas, Wyoming School Librarian and AASL Standards Implementation Chair as she takes us on an in depth tour of the new AASL standards. This final installation will be the Shared Foundation “Engage.” Find the rest of the series on our webinars index.

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United States Issues Patent Number 10,000,000

From the United States Patent and Trademark Office The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today issued U.S. patent number 10 million. More than just a number, patent 10 million celebrates the rich history and strength of the American intellectual property system dating back to the first U.S. patent, signed 228 years ago by […]

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Summer Reading by the Numbers

From the Idaho Commission for Libraries’s June The Scoop newsletter. Guess what? These are many of the same reasons Wyoming librarians provide Summer Reading learning opportunities. And we’re pretty sure 100% of the librarians in OUR state wanna change the world for the better, too! Read more on their Summer Learning Loss Handout.

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Revzin Joins the WSL for Summer as MLIS Student Intern

Debbie Revzin is joining the Wyoming State Library this summer as an intern. Debbie is a MLIS student at Simmons College in Boston with an interest in state libraries. She will graduate in 2019. “Having a new perspective on loan for the summer is very exciting,” said Jamie Markus, State Librarian. “We plan to tap into […]

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Sublette County Businesses Support Summer Reading

Sublette County Library came up with a great way for local businesses to show how much they love summer reading. They’ve created posters featuring local business owners with their favorite books. The library prints two copies — one to post in the business and one for the library (see photo below). It’s an idea they picked […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of June 18

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 Monday, June 18 (2-3 pm) Deep Dive into Device Lending (Utah State Library) More and […]

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The Incredibles to use Superpowers for Library Card Sign-up Month

The Incredibles are joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to encourage the public to obtain a free library card as Honorary Chairs of Library Card Sign-up Month this September. The Incredibles will use their superpowers to remind families, students and people of all ages that signing up for a library card is […]

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