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People News

Have People News at your library? Send it to Susan Mark at susan.mark@wyo.gov. Cathy Summerall retired in December from her job as part-time bookkeeper at the Sublette County Library. Cathy served the Libraries for 10 years, keeping things running smoothly behind the scenes while performing “other duties as assigned,” such as her role as Mrs. … Continue reading People News

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Media Literacy for Adults Guide and Webinars

From the American Library Association Imagine that you are working at the reference desk when a patron comes to you with a question. They cite a “fact” that has been widely debunked, mentioning an article from a publication that you know to be untrustworthy. What can you, as a library worker, do to educate and … Continue reading Media Literacy for Adults Guide and Webinars

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Grant Opportunities

H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant DEADLINE: February 1, 2021 An annual award of $3,500 and a citation given to a library organization whose application demonstrates greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. ALA/Information Today, Inc. Library of the Future Award DEADLINE: February … Continue reading Grant Opportunities

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of January 4

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of January 4 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 find all the events at library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar. All times MST Tuesday, Jan 5 (10-10:30 am) Your Guide to a … Continue reading Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of January 4

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Free Library Continuing Education Events for January

The January 2021 Wyoming State Library training calendar is now available with 68 live webinars and four recordings to watch “At Your Leisure.” Every training opportunity on this list is free and offered online. Topics include advocacy, planning, careers, children and teens, collection development, communication, databases, managing change, fundraising, legal, management, outreach and partnerships, programming, … Continue reading Free Library Continuing Education Events for January

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National Archives 2020 Year in Review

The U.S. National Archives writes: “2020 was a year like no other. Without a doubt, this is a year that will be covered in the history books of the future. Despite this unprecedented year, a bright spot was working with our Citizen Archivists and Catalog community members. Together we accomplished a great deal! Looking back … Continue reading National Archives 2020 Year in Review

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Writing Contest Deadline Nearing

The letters are rolling in! Here at the State Library, we’ve been receiving entries for the 2021 Wyoming Letters About Literature contest. We’d like to remind everyone that the deadline is nearing, and students have less than two weeks to submit their entries by the postmark deadline of Saturday, January 9, 2021. With school out … Continue reading Writing Contest Deadline Nearing

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Configure Your Password Questions

The Wyoming State Library partners with the Wyoming CAN (Cybersecurity Action Network) Committee, to offer this free “cyber-in-a-box” educational program. This 10-minute video-based program is designed to be distributed at local libraries to increase cyber safety in Wyoming communities.

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WSL Closed on New Year’s Day

The Wyoming State Library will be closed Friday, January 1, for New Year’s Day. We will be open our regular hours on New Year’s Eve, December 31. New Year’s image of 100 years ago from the front page of The Casper Herald on January 1, 1921, found in Wyoming Newspapers.

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of December 28

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of December 28 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 MST Wednesday, Dec 30 (9-10 am) Pretty Sweet Tech – Video Production: Tools, … Continue reading Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of December 28

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