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Parkins to Head Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services

As we celebrate National Bookmobile Day, we’d like to celebrate Susan Parkins, Laramie County Library System Senior Outreach Specialist. Often spotted behind the wheel of the LCLS bookmobile, Susan is a leader at the national level as Vice President/President-Elect for the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS). ABOS’s mission is to “support and encourage […]

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Honor a Wyoming Library Worker Today

Today, April 10, 2018, is National Library Workers Day, a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. Today’s a great time to take a few minutes to do two things. First, please head over to the NLWD site and nominate a stellar library worker […]

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Wyoming Library Infographics for National Library Week

For National Library Week and beyond, we’d like to offer you some infographics specific to the value of Wyoming libraries. Please feel free to share, print, or otherwise repurpose these Wyoming-specific infographics. Click the image for a larger jpg file, or use the link below each graphic for a downloadable PDF. “Bridge the Divide” PDF […]

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Deadline Nearing to Apply for 2018 Leadership Institute

On National Library Workers Day, we’d like to encourage those working in Wyoming libraries to take advantage of a wonderful professional development opportunity. The Wyoming Library Leadership Institute is accepting applications — but hurry! The deadline is nearing on April 15 so APPLY NOW. There is no charge for participants to attend, and accommodations and […]

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Introduction to ArchivesSpace workshop

The Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) is sponsoring an introductory workshop on ArchivesSpace on Friday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Cottonwood Room at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. in Cheyenne. ArchivesSpace is a widely-used open source web application for managing archives information. The application integrated Archivists’ Toolkit and Archon. This  workshop […]

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New Report Affirms Invaluable Role of Our Nation’s Libraries

From the American Library Association Today the American Library Association (ALA) released its 2018 State of America’s Libraries report, an annual summary of library trends released during National Library Week, April 8 – 14, that outlines statistics and issues affecting all types of libraries. The report affirms the invaluable role libraries and library workers play within […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of April 9

Free, online, continuing education events for this week from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at All times MST Tuesday, Apr 10 (11-12 pm) Habits of a Highly Successful Fundraiser (The Good Partnership) Join this webinar to learn about  […]

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Wyoming Authors Wiki to Close April 30

The Wyoming Authors Wiki, a clearinghouse of information about authors who live, or have lived in, Wyoming is shutting down April 30. On that date, the site will be taken down. The site will be downloaded before it is closed, and the data it contains will be available upon request. Authors who have pages on […]

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Celebrate National Library Week Beginning April 8

“Libraries Lead” is the theme for National Library Week, which kicks off on Sunday, April 8, and runs through April 14. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our […]

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