WYOMING LIBRARY ASSOCIATION



Announcements & Updates

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION STARTS JULY 1

Early-bird registration will be open from Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 31. Regular registration will run from Monday, August 1 to Thursday, September 29. (Those who register after September 15 will not have a pre-printed name tag.)

Registration for pre-conferences will be separate, but will be accessible from the conference registration page.

The 2022 annual conference will be held in-person (with virtual aspects through the Whova app) at the Clarion Inn in Casper, Wyoming. Pre-conferences will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28 and the conference will be held on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 29-30.

WYOMING LIBRARIES LAUNCH NEW STATEWIDE ADVOCACY PROGRAM

The Wyoming Library Association, EveryLibrary, and the EveryLibrary Institute are pleased to announce a new advocacy partnership program to benefit libraries across Wyoming. The partnership is focused on building new and more positive visibility for libraries in communities, schools, and campuses in every corner of Wyoming.

More information can be found in the press release issued March 16, 2022.

Contact EveryLibrary Executive Director John Chrastka at (312) 574-0316 or Wyoming Library Association President Conrrado Saldivar at (307) 463-1170 with questions.

WLA STANDS WITH UKRAINIAN LIBRARIANS

The Wyoming Library Association offers this message of support to our brave counterparts in Ukraine. As Ukrainians fight in their streets to protect their nation and its people from the Russian invasion, the Ukrainian Library Association (ULA) has responded to the call. In the midst of all this war, Ukrainian librarians are working to protect their cultural heritage – their nation’s identity and what it means to future generations. Librarians are training military and civilians in providing home-care for the injured, and have formed an “Internet Military” to defend Ukraine in cyberspace by waging war against misinformation. ULA has even created a national digital repository where precious information can be digitized and stored, protecting it for future generations.

Libraries, regardless of their political state, are entrusted with the education and history of their communities. In that regard, the Wyoming Library Association stands with our fellow Ukrainian librarians as they resist the ongoing and unprovoked attack from Russian forces.

STATEMENT FROM WLA EXECUTIVE BOARD

The Wyoming Library Association supports Campbell County Public Library and all Wyoming library workers as they protect First Amendment rights in their communities.

2021-2022 Book Award Winners

Opportunities

Many WLA committees and teams welcome new members at any time! Contact Conrrado Saldivar for more information.

Events

Join your colleagues across the state and enjoy the benefits of WLA membership!

Professional development grants
Leadership opportunities
Section meetings and workshops
Annual conferences
Professional collegiality


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