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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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Apply now for ALA’s Great Stories Club

Do you love reading and want to help young people in your community love it as well? The American Library Association (ALA) is accepting applications through July 9 for the Great Stories Club, a grant program in which library workers lead book club programs with underserved teens. Working with small groups of teens, grantees will […]

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Natrona County Library to Dedicate Flagpole and Bench Honoring Armed Forces

The Natrona County Library will dedicate a memorial bench and flagpole in honor of those who have served and are serving in the United States Armed Forces in a ceremony on Monday, June 18 at 12 noon at the Edgerton Branch Library located at 935 Cottonwood in Edgerton, Wyoming. To create a space to recognize and honor […]

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Boys Will Read “Girl Books”

By Serina Aagard, Library Shelver Natrona County Library There is something I hear often as I’m working in the children’s section of the library: “That’s a girl book.” It comes out of young boys’ mouths with a disdainful edge. The books in question never have hot pink covers or are dripping with glitter; they simply […]

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Wyoming History in State Documents: Value of School Libraries

While exploring some of the many Wyoming State Government documents available online, we came across this section on school libraries in the Biennial report of the superintendent of public instruction for Wyoming 1894/1896, submitted by Superintendent Estelle Reel in 1896. Today, numerous studies have shown that quality school libraries, staffed by professional teacher-librarians, support student achievement. […]

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Wyoming Book Reviews

Along the Sylvan Trail Julianne Couch Jackson Hole : Sastrugi Press, [2017] Along the Sylvan Trail is a journey. Not only do we get beautiful descriptions of the trail itself but of a multitude of characters that pass upon it. Julianne Couch’s character building is absolutely insightful. The relationships of the characters with each other […]

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People News

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