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Stephen Boss is the recipient of this year’s MPLA Innovator Award from the Mountain Plains Library Association. Stephen is an associate librarian at University of Wyoming Libraries and has been with the library since 2002. He played a pivotal role in establishing Studio Coe and One Button Studio in Coe Library. Currently, he co-leads the Wyoming Library to Business program and serves on the UW Libraries Diversity Council. Earlier this year, he received UW’s Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award.
Terri Cartwright is the new Technical Services Manager for the Lincoln County Library System. Terri is a longtime resident of Kemmerer and has worked with seniors and teens throughout her career. She loves hiking, quilting, and exploring Mexico, and is fanatic about the history of baseball and baseball stats! Of note, she makes amazing sugar cookies, but will not give out her secret recipe, and owns a restored Schwinn tandem bike that she prizes. Terri replaces Sheryl Alleman who retired on June 20 after almost 31 years with the Lincoln County Library System.
Jenn Burton is shifting over to Children’s Services at the Sublette County Library. Jenn was hired in 2018 as the Director’s Assistant and Technology Manager. Throughout the years, she has filled in and supported other staff with processing, weeding, programming, managing volunteers, the annual Book Sale, Covid logistics, and a whole gaggle of random projects — a Jenn of all trades! She has been learning the art of grant writing and has successfully secured several for library programming and general operations support. Most recently, the library was awarded a grant to install a Story Stroll in a local park. Jenn has lived in Pinedale off and on for 15 years. When not reading, she can be found on her yoga mat, offering Ayurvedic bodywork, hiking, climbing, biking, or skiing with her trusty adventure dog Murry and her musician/professor husband.
Janene Shreve is one of the newest members of the Powell Library staff. She recently moved to the area from the western side of the state and is settling into her new home. Along with shelving and helping patrons find their next favorite book, her responsibilities at the Powell Library include adult outreach and programming. With a background in event planning and a love of reading, she is very much enjoying her new role.