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Wyoming Libraries Snapshot Day
Tuesday, October 8th

Wyoming Libraries Snapshot Day returns to the Big Piney Library! Stop in Tuesday, October 8th so we can collect your stories and perhaps snap a quick photo of you enjoying your library. Wyoming Libraries Snapshot Day allows libraries all across the state to show the tremendous impact that they have on the lives of Wyoming residents. Statistics and figures are great for reports, but your stories and photos better illustrate "a day in the life" of a library and help decision makers understand how valuable libraries are to their communities.


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Haunted House Build
Wednesday, October 16th & Tuesday, October 22nd
6 - 8 pm
Big Piney Rec Center

The Big Piney Rec Center and Library need your help! We’re trying to make our Haunted House bigger and better than last year, and we need some tween, teen and adult volunteers to help with the build. Bring yourselves and your spookiest ideas on Wednesday, October 16th and Tuesday, October 22nd from 6 - 8 pm at the Rec Center.

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Magic: The Gathering® Throne of Eldraine Draft
Saturday, October 19th
2 - 6 pm

Magic enthusiasts of all ages are invited to explore the Magic: The Gathering® Throne of Eldraine Draft at the Big Piney Library on Saturday, October 19th from 2 - 6 pm. There is no entry fee. Cards are provided. Sweet prizes! This event is funded by the Sublette County Libraries Foundation.

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DIY Costume Workshop
Wednesday, October 23rd
5 - 7 pm


Haven’t got a costume lined up yet, or are you wanting to make your own? We'll have plenty of art supplies for kids to work with from 5 - 7 pm on Wednesday, October 23rd. There will also be full costumes generously donated by Green Pastures Resale Center to use on Halloween night. We can't wait to see all the creative ideas! This workshop is best suited for kids in 4th - 7th grades.

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Not Your Mother's Book Club
Next meeting is October 28th

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Not Your Mother's Book Club is a fun and lighthearted book club, typically meeting on the last Monday of the month. Anyone interested in participating in the book club is welcome to pick up a copy at the front desk (while supplies last) and join us at the meeting.

Our October meeting will take place on Monday, October 28th, when we will be discussing Neither Wolf Nor Dog by Kent Nerburn. This title is available for download from OverDrive, as well as being available for pick up at the front desk.

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Exhibit: Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote
On display throughout September

Most Americans consider the ability to vote fundamental to the enjoyment of full citizenship. American women, however, were long denied that right. In 1920, American democracy dramatically expanded when the newly ratified 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibited the states from denying the vote on the basis of sex.

This landmark voting rights victory was made possible by decades of suffragists’ persistent political engagement, and yet it is just one critical milestone in women’s battle for the vote. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote highlights the relentless struggle of diverse activists throughout U.S. history to secure voting rights for all American women. This exhibit will be on display at the Big Piney Library throughout the month of September.

Presented in part by the National archives Foundation, Unilever, Pivotal Ventures | A Melinda Gates Company, the Carl M. Freeman Foundation, AARP and Denise Gwyn Ferguson.


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Exhibit: Wyoming Women: Then & Now
On display now
The Big Piney Library

On display now at the Big Piney Library is the exhibit Wyoming Women: Then & Now, previously at the Pinedale Library during April. It is an exhibit done in collaboration between Libraries staff and author/historian Ann Chambers Noble about key Wyoming women who changed the course of history for the State and for the country.


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Adult Friday the 13th Horror Movie Series
Friday, December 13th & Friday, March 13th
7 - 9 pm

Three Friday the 13th’s in six months?!? Spooky!
Join us on these nights for our Horror Movie Series. In December, we’ll be screening some holiday horror with Krampus, and in March the haunting classic The Ring. Popcorn provided, but please BYOS (bring your own snacks!)

Friday, December 13th: Krampus
A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home. Rated PG-13.

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Friday, March 13th: The Ring
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it. Rated PG-13.

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Coming up at the Pinedale Library

Homebound Library Services available
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In an effort to reach out to those who may not be able to travel to the library, we will hit the road and come to you! Personalized delivery of library materials to those unable to visit the library due to physical disability or extended illness will be available in the new year, free of charge. Sign up today by calling the Big Piney Library at (307) 276-3515. The service is limited to a ten mile radius around the Big Piney Library.


Big Piney Library news

Basic Computer Skills
One-on-one instruction available

If you'd like to become computer savvy, we would be happy to help. Whether you'd like to learn how to use email, surf and shop on the web, stay in touch with loved ones on Facebook, or practice simple word processing, we are happy to teach you anything thing you'd like to learn at a pace that you are comfortable with. Call Jen at the library to schedule your one-on-one session, (307) 276-3515.


Pinedale Library news

Free DMV practice tests now available

Free DMV practice tests are now available to all Wyoming library users through the Wyoming Libraries Consortium's GoWYLD resource. The new service includes Wyoming-specific car, motorcycle, and CDL tests, and is written specifically based on the state DMV materials. It also includes accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.

Learn more and access driving practice tests


Coming up at the Pinedale Library

Census jobs available

Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census. While the next census will be taken in 2020, the Census Bureau is already recruiting to fill important temporary positions.

Apply online at https://2020census.gov/jobs





Ongoing at the Big Piney Library
Game Night
Tuesday & Thursday afternoons

Get in on the campaign! Tuesdays and Thursdays is gamer central at the BP Library. We will cycle through games like Dungeons and Dragons, Magic: the Gathering®, Spelljammer and Warhammer's Blackstone Fortress.

• Tuesdays 6 - 8 pm: 7th grade and up
• Thursdays 4 - 6 pm: 3rd - 6th grades

Please contact the library (307) 276-3515 with any questions on what's coming up, and how to get in on a game!



Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

ingles conversacional / Conversational Spanish
Disponible de lunes a miércoles / Available Mondays-Wednesdays

¿Le gustaría mejorar su inglés pero no tiene la oportunidad de practicar sus habilidades o hablar con un hablante de inglés? La práctica conversacional individual está disponible con Genavieve, miembro del personal bilingüe. Las citas están disponibles (¡o solo venga!) De lunes a miércoles.

Póngase en contacto con Genavieve por correo electrónico o llame a la biblioteca (307) 276-3515

Would you like to improve your Spanish but don't have the opportunity to practice your skills or speak with a Spanish speaker? One-on-one conversational practice is available with bilingual staff member Genavieve. Appointments are available (or just drop in!) Mondays through Wednesdays.

Contact Genavieve via email or call the library (307) 276-3515.



Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

Library Board Meetings
Fourth Wednesday of the month

4 pm
Location alternates between Pinedale & Big Piney Libraries

Wednesday, October 23rd at 4 pm: The Pinedale Library
Wednesday, November 20th at 4 pm: The Big Piney Library
Friday, December 20th at 4 pm: The Pinedale Library

The library's Board of Trustees alternates meetings between Pinedale and Big Piney generally on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the afternoon. Forthcoming meetings are announced on the library's home page. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact the library at (307) 367-4114.

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The mission of the Sublette County Library is to provide the community, through its collections and inviting spaces, the opportunity to access information, engage with culture and experience lifelong learning.

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