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May 19, 2022

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Portrait of Shannon Reynolds

Shannon Reynolds is the new Adult Services Librarian at the Moorcroft Branch Library. She’s a Moorcroft native who’s lived on a family ranch most of her life. Shannon is married with two grown sons and several “granddogs.” She loves reading books and connecting with the community, and she’s settling into her new position and looking forward to programming and book club. “I feel very fortunate to be able to work locally with a great team at the public library,” she said. “Stop in and say hello!”

Portrait of Janice Grover-Roosa

Janice Grover-Roosa, Associate Librarian, Honors College and Libraries Education and Research Services, was one of 29 University of Wyoming instructors who were recipients of UW’s Promoting Intellectual Engagement (PIE) Award. The award is given to those who inspire excitement, inquiry, and autonomy in first-year courses. PIE Award recipients were nominated online by first- and second-year students.

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Konstanz Potts is the new Public Services Manager at the Rock Springs Library. Konstanz started at the library as a Public Services Librarian in 2019. She also previously worked at Hay Library at Western Wyoming Community College.

The Wyoming Library Association has announced three new members on its executive board. Darcy Acord, from Campbell County Public Library System has taken the position of Vice President, Angela Jordan from Teton County Library is now Member-at-Large, and Chelsie Troutman from Natrona County Library is Secretary-Treasurer.



Jennifer Markus has joined the Laramie County Community College Ludden Library as a Faculty Librarian. Jenn worked at East High School in Cheyenne for 14 years and brings a wealth of teaching experience to the college. She is excited to enter the world of academic librarianship and have the opportunity to work with adult learners.

Jessica holding a letter

Jessica Otto, Wyoming State Library Digital Initiatives Specialist, has been appointed to the Wyoming Board of Geographic Names. At the WSL, Jessica’s duties include managing the Wyoming Places database. “I’m honored for this opportunity to further serve the people and history of the great state of Wyoming!” she said.


Mindy Casto is the new Technology Coordinator for the Sweetwater County Library System. Mindy has a bachelor’s degree in technology and computer systems and a master’s degree in information technology. Mindy spent more than 20 years in the U.S. Air Force.


Alan Vaughn is the new Public Services Manager at the Sweetwater County Library in Green River. Alan was previously the library’s Senior Outreach Librarian. He will soon receive his master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Missouri.


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