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Big Piney Library event

2018 DIY Class: Rock Painting
Wednesday, August 29th
5 - 6 pm
Sign up at the Front Desk

Discover a new way to express your creativity with a painted gem for your garden or front step, or spread some secret cheer by painting and leaving rocks in the community and beyond for others to discover. We will place the hashtag #bigpineyrocks on the rocks to be hidden. All supplies provided. Sign up at the front desk or call the library at (307) 276-3515.

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Big Piney Library Fall Festival
Saturday, September 22nd
11 am until 2 pm

The Big Piney Library is once again celebrating the autumn by collaborating with other Big Piney businesses to have some outdoor fun! Enjoy a variety of activities and refreshments provided by vendors up and down Big Piney's Main Street (and beyond).

CALL FOR VENDORS

Be a vendor at this popular annual event! Free spots are available. It's the perfect opportunity for your home-based business, student fundraiser, food concession or handmade artwork or products. Contact Tawnya Miller at the library (307) 276-3515 to sign up or email her at tmiller@sublettecountylibrary.org. Vendors will be expected to participate from 11 am until 2 pm.

Post Office Passport Fair

Paula from the Big Piney Post Office will be holding a Passport Fair in the Conference Room at the Big Piney Library during Fall Festival, so you can apply for your passport before holiday travel. Both parents must be present for kids to apply or have a completed notarized form on hand if both parents aren't present. Required documents include a birth certificate and driver's license. For additional information or questions, contact Paula at the Big Piney Post Office at (307) 276-3772. Adult passports are valid for 10 years and kids' are valid for five years. Upon approval, patrons can expect to receive their passports in about 2-3 weeks. The following fees apply:
Adult (over 16): $110
Kids: $80
Photo Fee: $15
Processing Fee: $35
For additional information or questions, contact Paula at the Big Piney Post Office at (307) 276-3772.

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Big Piney Library event

Not Your Mother's Book Club
Last Thursdays of the month: Next meeting September 6th

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.

This month's book club read is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, described as a riveting story that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.

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Summer Reading Race for adults
Now until September 30th

It's a Summer Reading Challenge just for adults, with rewards for adults! Read 40 books this summer to win Amazon gift cards and gift certificates from Turquoise Buffalo Coffee Co. Read any book you want, but if you read a book from PBS’s The Great American Read list, it counts as 2 books! The first participant to read 40 books wins the grand prize! The challenge began on June 1st and ends September 30th.

See the Great American Read list

Download a book log to get started

Learn more about the PBS Great American Read series

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Coming up at the Pinedale Library

New language resource: Pronunciator

If you're interested in learning a new language or sharpening your skills in English, Pronunciator is a new resource offered through GoWYLD and funded by the University of Wyoming. Created by a Wyoming-based company, Pronunciator supports language learning in over 80 languages, including English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction in 52 languages as well as many features such as weekly online conversation classes and a citizenship preparation course.

More info about Pronunciator

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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 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 Pinedale Library

Summer Music and Movement for Preschoolers
Thursdays until August 16th
10:30 am


Introducing a new weekly program for our littlest library lovers... Music & Movement! Bring your preschool aged child to the library for Thursday morning play, singing, dance and movement led by Amy Loughry. This drop in class stimulates the kids through music and physical activity while helping them learn how to listen, focus and behave in a group. Every Thursday at 10:30 am this summer until August 16th.

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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.

Contact Genavieve for more info



Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

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.



Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

Library Board Meetings
Fourth Thursday of the month

4 pm
Location alternates between Pinedale & Big Piney Libraries

Thursday, August 23rd 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.

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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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