If you are thinking of heading to the Wyoming Library Association Legislative Reception on Thursday, February 7, in Cheyenne, the Wyoming State Library has two important learning opportunities for you.
Also, if you have time to set aside for extra training while in Cheyenne, contact Desiree Saunders at firstname.lastname@example.org or (307) 777-6258, or Brian Greene at email@example.com or (307) 777-6339 in advance so that we can schedule one on one training for you or your employees with WSL staff. The reception itself will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, at the State Library, 2800 Central Ave. in Cheyenne. It will be preceded by a legislative update at 5:00.
Let’s Get a Complete Count: Census 2020 and Wyoming Libraries
Thursday, February 7, 2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave., Cheyenne
Willow Room – First Floor
Join Stephanie Freeman, Wyoming’s Partnership Specialist from the U S Census and Brian Greene, WSL Library Development Manager, to learn how the Wyoming library community can play a key role in helping our state get a “Complete Count.” We also want to hear what you are doing or plan to do with Census 2020 and hear your questions, your ideas. March 23, 2020 will be the first day that census forms can be completed. Can we count on Wyoming libraries to be ready?
Short Takes for Trustees
Friday, February 8, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Wyoming State Library, 2800 Central Avenue, Cheyenne
Large Training Room
Join Brian Greene, WSL Library Development Manager in a preview of short videos for trustees from ALA’s United for Libraries division that the WSL hopes to make available during the next year. We want your input. These videos (8-10 minutes each) cover: What It Means to Be a Trustee; Board Meetings; Board Ethics; Library Advocacy; Library Policies; Strategic Planning; Working with Friends; Evaluating the Library Director; Board Self Evaluation; and Succession Planning and New Board Orientation.