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     Monday - Friday: 10 am - 6:30 pm     &     Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm   


Calling all homeschoolers: STEM program in development

The Big Piney Library is developing a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) based program for area homeschoolers to occur during the 2019-20 school year. If you are a homeschooling parent interested in supplementing your studies at home with this program, please contact us with the ages of your kids and what days/times work best for you. Contact Genavieve White at the library, (307) 276-3515.

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Coming up

Reading to preschoolers is beneficial for their brain development and academic success. It is correlated with improved attention spans and better concentration. Early reading also ignites the child's creativity and imagination, teaches them sight words and expands vocabulary.

The 1000 Books program is designed be a fun approach to establishing strong early literacy skills. The kids will get to have their photo on our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten bulletin board when they read 100 books, will receive a sticker for every 100 books, and will receive a book gift to keep when they reach 1000 books.

Get started fostering a lifelong love of reading today... choose between a traditional paper reading log that you can pick up at the library, or download the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten app to keep track digitally. Feel free to ask at the front desk if you have any questions.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten for iPhone

1000 Books Before Kindergarten for Android

Coming up

Preloaded Nook® HDs for kids available for check out

Any time is a great time to introduce a new way of enjoying books to your kids — our preloaded Nook® HDs allow kids to enjoy old and new favorites in a safe and age appropriate manner. Both the Pinedale and Big Piney libraries have Nook HDs preloaded with dozens of ebooks for preschoolers (most with a "read to me" option), for early readers, and for 3rd graders and up. All Nook HDs come with parental controls and do not access the Internet or games — they are just for reading. Just power up and go! Nook HDs check out for 3 weeks.


Ready4K: Text messages to boost your child's learning

Parents of preschoolers, you can now sign up for a new, free texting service that delivers fun facts and easy tips to your phone. Called Ready4K, the texting service shows parents how to boost children’s learning and get them ready for kindergarten. In the last year, the University of Wyoming's Literacy Research Center and Clinic teamed up with Stanford University to develop and research Ready4K to make this service available in Wyoming. Research shows that receiving these helpful texts can significantly increase children’s learning. Parents and caregivers with children, ages 3 to 5, are invited to sign up for the free service, which provides three texts per week. The service is available in English and Spanish.

Learn more about Ready4K and sign up

Ongoing at the Big Piney Library
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am

Our Preschool Storytime for ages 0-5 will be held at 10:30 am every Thursday morning. These themed storytimes 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
After School Program
K - 2nd grades: Tuesdays during the school year
3rd - 5th grades: Wednesdays during the school year
3:30 - 4:30 pm

Elementary school aged kids can join us at the Big Piney Library and the Big Piney Rec Center for stories, crafts, activities and more! Tuesday's activities with Genavieve White are geared for children in grades Kindergarten through 2nd grade, and Wednesday's activities are geared toward children in grades 3 - 5. Home-schoolers are welcome to join in the fun as well. Locations will alternate between Big Piney Library and the Rec Center*

Pick up a registration form at the Big Piney Library or Rec Center. Homeschooled kids welcome!

*Registration forms will include a full calendar with date and location info.

Contact Genavieve at the library for more info: (307) 276-3515.

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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!

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.

Sublette County Library  |  155 S. Tyler Ave.  |  P.O. Box 489  |  Pinedale, WY 82941-0489  |  (307) 367-4114  |  (307) 367-6722 fax
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