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Big Piney Library Exhibit: The Way We Worked in Sublette County
April 5th - May 5th
The Big Piney Library

During the month of April, the Pinedale Library will host The Way We Worked, a Museum on Main Street exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition Service. The exhibit will be on display at the Pinedale Library from April 5th until May 5th. Learn more about this exhibit.

The Big Piney Library will host a companion exhibit focusing on the way we worked right here in Sublette County and featuring historic area photographs and recordings from local seniors talking about their first jobs. The mini exhibit will be available for viewing at the library from April 5th until May 5th.

To correspond with the exhibits, we have collaborated with several local agencies and businesses to bring several exciting lectures, lunches, history and how-to workshops and other events to both Pinedale and Big Piney.

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Pioneers Senior Citizen Center Storytime Lunches
Wednesday, April 11th
Wednesday, April 18th
Wednesday, April 25th
Wednesday, May 2nd

11:30 am
Southwest Sublette County Pioneers Senior Citizen Center

Enjoy lunch while speakers read stories or tell their own. Lunch will be offered for $4 on these days as Western Sublette BOCES 9 will be paying for dessert. Contact the Senior Center for more pricing information, (307) 276-3249. The Senior Center is located at 429 E 1st St. in Big Piney.

Speaker schedule:
Wednesday, April 11th: Mac Rawhouser and David Burnett
Wednesday, April 18th: Deanne Bradley and Helena Linn
Wednesday, April 25th: Lora Grinestaff and Dick Kalber
Wednesday, May 2nd: Ann Barney and Brenda Hatcher

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Dutch Oven Cooking
Wednesday, April 25th
5 pm
The Big Piney Library

A history and how-to workshop with Wanda Griffin illustrating time-tested techniques used to create classic Dutch oven meals. Sign up at the Big Piney Library or by calling (307) 276-3515 as space is limited.

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Image: Big Piney Roundup, about 1930. Pearl Spencer Collection. Courtesy of the Green River Valley Museum.

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Not Your Mother's Book Club
Next meeting on Thursday, April 26th

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Not Your Mother's Book Club is a fun and lighthearted book club, typically meeting on the last Thursday 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.

During the month of April, anyone is welcome to pick up a copy of Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo for discussion at the meeting.

Learn more about the book and its author

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Sourdough Cooking
Wednesday, May 2nd
5 pm
The Big Piney Library

A history and how-to workshop exploring methods used to create sourdough recipes over time. Sign up at the Big Piney Library or by calling (307) 276-3515 as space is limited.

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Image: Circa 1917. "Mrs. Beuchert." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

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Magic the Gathering®: Dominaria Draft
Saturday, May 5th
2:30 - 6:30 pm
Sign up at the Big Piney Library

Magic: The Gathering® lovers are invited to explore the newly released Dominaria all afternoon on Saturday, May 5th at the library. Spaces are limited; sign up at the library. There is no entry fee and cards are provided!

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Pinedale Library news

Sublette County Library Board of Directors appoint Sukey Hohl Executive Director

After 7 years of service as the Executive Director of the Sublette County Libraries, Sid Stanfill retired in March 2018.

The Sublette County Library Board of Directors appointed Sukey Hohl as Executive Director effective March 26, 2018. Sukey has been involved in every aspect of the library's operations over the past 20 years. She joined the library staff in 1997 as Technical Services Manager and has served as Associate Director since 2010. A member of the Wyoming Library Association (WLA) since 1997, she served as president in 2011. She received a Masters in Library Science from the University of California in Berkeley.

“I'm very excited to have this great opportunity” says Sukey. “We have two wonderful libraries here in Sublette County, a great staff and a very supportive library community. Working with Sid these last seven years has been very rewarding and I'm looking forward to what the future will bring as the role of the library continues to develop and change. We will always retain our commitment to excellent collections, programs, services and public spaces.”

Big Piney Library event

Spanish English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación Español Inglés
Tuesdays / Martes
6 - 7 pm

We're starting a new weekly club, just for those who want to practice their Spanish and English speaking skills. Each meeting we'll spend half the time conversing in Spanish and half in English. Attendees will learn from each other and teach each other in a lighthearted, relaxed setting. Tuesdays from 6 - 7 pm at the Big Piney Library.

Estamos comenzando un nuevo club semanal, solo para aquellos que quieran practicar sus habilidades de hablar en español e inglés. En cada reunión pasaremos la mitad del tiempo conversando en español y la otra mitad en inglés. Los asistentes aprenderán unos de otros y se enseñarán entre sí en un ambiente relajado y alegre. Martes de 6 - 7pm en la Biblioteca Big Piney.

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.

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Ongoing at the Big Piney Library
Preschool Story Time
Thursdays at 10:30 am

Our story time for ages 0-5 is held at 10:30 am every Thursday. These themed story times promote early literacy skills and entertain children while helping them learn how to listen, focus and behave in a group. They also provide imagination stimulation, rich language experience, and an excellent opportunity for caregivers to interact.

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Ongoing at the Big Piney Library
Magic: The Gathering® Game Night
Wednesdays 3:30-6:30 pm

Learn how to play Magic: The Gathering® or master your skills! Magic: The Gathering Game Night is Wednesdays from 3:30-6:30 pm. All ages welcome.

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Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

Library Board Meetings
Fourth Thursday of the month

4 pm
Location alternates between Pinedale & Big Piney Libraries

Thusday, April 26th at 4 pm: The Pinedale Library

The library's Board of Trustees alternates meetings between Pinedale and Big Piney generally on the fourth Thursday 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.

Learn more about the Library Board of Trustees

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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