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ACRL Together Wherever Virtual Conference

The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) will host ACRL Together Wherever, a week of virtual programming and networking opportunities for the academic and research library community to be held June 8-12, 2020. Presented in Zoom, ACRL Together Wherever features 14 high-quality programs covering topics including algorithm bias, telling your library’s story, invisible labor in archives, open … Continue reading ACRL Together Wherever Virtual Conference

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Sharable Summer Reading Resources

From the Texas State Library and Archives Commission With the current pandemic crisis, summer reading plans have been altered. In response, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has created summer activity challenges that you can distribute to your communities and patrons. These challenges are meant to be completed by children and teens in their homes, … Continue reading Sharable Summer Reading Resources

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Free Training on Libraries and Disabilities

Want to learn how to ensure your library is inclusive and accessible for all? Project ENABLE (Expanding Nondiscriminatory Access By Librarians Everywhere) offers free online training that will help you develop the programs, services, facilities, resources, and technology to meet the needs of students and patrons with disabilities. The introductory video above offers a good … Continue reading Free Training on Libraries and Disabilities

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ALA Virtual Registration is Open

From the American Library Association Registration is now open for the American Library Association’s (ALA) Virtual – Community Through Connection, June 24 – 26, 2020. The event will feature a portfolio of more than 50 educational sessions, including COVID-19 related information pertinent to libraries; live chat opportunities with authors and speakers; an exhibitor showcase with … Continue reading ALA Virtual Registration is Open

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Changes Coming to Kids InfoBits

Summer reading is changing this year, and the GoWYLD.net  Kids K-8 databases may be playing more of a role in activities. On May 29, we’ll see a change to one of these resources as Kids InfoBits becomes Gale in Context: Elementary. Gale In Context: Elementary will have enhancements designed to increase access to library resources … Continue reading Changes Coming to Kids InfoBits

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Business Resources for your Community

Small businesses across Wyoming have seen the effects — sometimes devastating — of the COVID-19 pandemic and the public health response to it. Libraries stand ready to help with the economic recovery. We’ve put together this list of resources that you can share with your local business community. The Business subject guide in GoWYLD.net has … Continue reading Business Resources for your Community

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Grant to Support ‘Creative Aging’

The Wyoming Arts Council has received a $20,000 grant from the Wyoming Community Foundation’s McMurry Library Endowment Fund. Through a partnership between the Wyoming Arts Council, the Wyoming State Library, and Lifetime Arts, the grant funds will be used to provide training and coaching to teaching artists and librarians throughout the state where they will … Continue reading Grant to Support ‘Creative Aging’

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Upcoming Webinars from the GPO

Check out these free, upcoming educational webinars from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO). All times listed are Mountain Daylight Time: Wednesday, May 13, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Issues in Forestry and Science Librarianship: Taxonomy and Authority Control: Experiences of a Federal Science Library Crystal Falconer (USDA Forest Service) Thursday, May 14, 12-1 p.m. … Continue reading Upcoming Webinars from the GPO

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WLA Call for Conference Proposals

The 2020 Wyoming Library Association conference will be held October 8-9 at the Clarion Inn at Platte River, 123 West E St, in Casper. Your program proposals are wanted! Do you have experience to share in a topic of interest? A successful program others could try? Whatever type of library you work in, WLA encourages … Continue reading WLA Call for Conference Proposals

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