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Pinedale Library news

We're Hiring: Pinedale Technology Manager/Administrative Assistant to the Director
Review of applicants begins June 26th
Position open until filled

The Sublette County Libraries are seeking a Technology Manager/Administrative Assistant to the Director for the Pinedale Library. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Responsible for managing the Pinedale Library’s computers and devices and assisting the Library Director with Excel spreadsheets, library forms, record keeping and other administrative tasks. This position reports to the Library Director. Benefits included paid holidays, vacation time and sick days, health insurance, a Health Savings Account (HSA) and employer donations to the Wyoming State Retirement System.

Requirements: Competent in Microsoft Excel; skilled in the use of computers, software and technology (experience with networks and hardware repair not required); good troubleshooting skills and ability to teach technology skills. Bachelor’s degree desired but not required.

Please deliver an application form, detailed resume with work experience, education and technology skills and a cover letter to Sukey Hohl, Executive Director, shohl@sublettecountylibrary.org. The review of applications will begin June 26th. Position open until filled.

View the complete job description

Download an Application for Employment (PDF)


Pinedale Library news

We're Hiring: Pinedale Part-time Library Assistant
Applications due by 5 pm on Saturday, June 23rd

The Sublette County Libraries are seeking a part-time, 15 hour per week Library Assistant for the Pinedale Library. The work schedule includes two evenings per week and some Saturdays. Starting pay is $15 an hour. Duties include working at the circulation desk assisting patrons. Applications consist of a library application form and resume outlining education and work experience. Cover letters are optional. Materials must be received by the Library Director no later than 5 pm on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018. Applications may be dropped off at the Pinedale or Big Piney libraries or emailed to shohl@sublettecountylibrary.org.

View the complete job description

See the work schedule

Download an Application for Employment (PDF)


Coming up at the Pinedale Library

Adventure Cyclist Ben Weaver
Friday, June 22nd
6 pm
The Library Courtyard

Ben Weaver is a musician and poet who travels by bicycle and this summer will be riding the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff, Canada to Mexico. He carries his banjo and guitar with him on his bike and performs for the communities he passes through on the way. It is the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the route so he is partnering with Adventure Cycling to make a documentary film about the trip highlighting the people and the stories along the way. In the event of inclement weather, this event will move to the Lovatt Room.

Learn more about Music for Free and watch an introductory video

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Coming up at the Pinedale Library

Showing of The Great American Read premier
Thursday, June 28th
6 pm
The Lovatt Room

See the premier of the PBS series The Great American Read. Originally having aired on May 22nd, the show takes viewers on a journey across the country to uncover the nation's 100 most-loved novels. Popcorn and drinks will be provided; bring a comfy chair.

Learn more about our own Great American Reading Challenge

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Coming up at the Pinedale Library

Music in the Courtyard
Thursdays this summer
6:30 pm
The Pinedale Library Courtyard

Our Music in the Courtyard series is back with live music on Thursday evenings this summer in the library's courtyard. Local favorites return and some new faces make their debut with a variety of instruments and music styles. Music begins at 6:30 pm.

July 5th: Lawrence Phillips. Folk tunes on guitar.

July 12th: Bob McCarty and Chandra Stough. Guitar and fiddle.

July 19th: Jason Tyler Burton. Kentucky meets Wyoming folk and Americana with storytelling emphasis. Website

July 26th: Bob McCarty and Karin Loya. Guitar and cello.

August 2nd: Kelsey Breedlove. Singer-Songwriter.

August 9th: Samantha Rise and Ryan Ptasnik. Jazz, folk and early blues. See Samantha's Facebook page.

August 16th: Evan James. Folk and blues on guitar.

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Coming up at the Pinedale Library

Rendezvous Book Sale
Thursday, July 12th (30 Minute Sneak Peek)
Friday, July 13th & Saturday, July 14th: 10 am - 5 pm
Monday, July 16th: 10 am - 12 noon (Free)
The Lovatt Room

This annual favorite used book sale returns on the evening of Thursday, July 12th. This year the sale will open with a "30 Minute Sneak Peak" sale immediately following Music in the Courtyard. Then the regular sale hours will be 10 am until 5 pm Friday and Saturday, with all remaining books FREE on Monday from 10 am until noon. All proceeds benefit the Sublette County Library Foundation.

Volunteers needed
Interested in receiving even earlier access to the books? Volunteer to sort and sell books. Contact Judi Boyce at the library, (307) 367-4114 or email jboyce@sublettecountylibrary.org.


Coming up at the Pinedale Library

Great American Reading Challenge
Now through September 7th

This summer along with PBS’s new multi-platform series The Great American Read, we're reading as many of the America’s 100 best-loved novels as possible. Go through the list, mark off any you have previously read, no matter how long ago you read them. For every 10 books you read that you haven't previously read, you will get one entry into a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card. Additionally, the person who finishes the most (including the books they have previously read) will win a $50 Amazon gift card. The same person cannot win both gift cards, and in the event of a tie for the most books read, we will randomly draw between the tied people for the award. The contest runs June 1st through September 7th, with winners announced on September 10th. Contact Judi for more info: (307) 367-4114 or email jboyce@sublettecountylibrary.org.

See the Great American Read list

Download and print your book log to get started

Learn more about the PBS Great American Read series


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.”


Pinedale Library news

Gain computer skills through LearningExpress
Free with your library card

Ever thought about improving your computer knowledge? Want to learn more about the internet or Microsoft Office? Check out the LearningExpress Computer Skills Center, brought to you by the Wyoming State Library. This free resource allows you to access:

• more than 90 self paced online tutorials
• beginning to advanced levels
• fun and easy to use lessons
• Windows®, Internet safety, and more other programs

Access LearningExpress with your library card

Learn more about this resource


Coming up at the Pinedale Library

Kindles available for check out!

You can borrow a Kindle HD 8 from the Pinedale Library to enjoy web browsing, Amazon Prime movies, as well as access to our own movie library and music library. The Kindle HD 8 also offers access to all eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines with the OverDrive, cloudLibrary™, and RB Digital apps. Or, check out a Kindle Fire that includes access to the library's own collection of OverDrive eBooks. You must be 18 or older to check out these Kindles; they come with set controls so there's nothing to manage — just power up and enjoy. Ask for one at the circulation desk.


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





Ongoing at the Pinedale Library
Wanted: Artwork by Pinedale artist Sue Warren
Entries due by June 27th


Have you got a treasure created by Pinedale artist Sue Warren? If so please consider loaning it to us for an exhibit at the Pinedale Library during the month of July. Paintings and ceramics are welcome. Please deliver submissions to the library by June 27th. Contact Sukey Hohl for more info: (307) 367-4114 or email her at shohl@sublettecountylibrary.org.



Ongoing at the Pinedale Library
Call for vendors, performers, volunteers
Pinedale Renaissance Faire
Saturday, September 8th


Here ye, here ye… the fairy tale continues! The 2nd Pinedale Renaissance Faire returns to the library on September 8th, 2018 from 10 am until 4 pm. We are in need of artisans, merchants, minstrels and more. It’s an opportunity for arts and crafts to be sold and for talents to be shared at this large community event, the only of its kind in western Wyoming!

We are also in need of volunteers to organize and make the magic happen behind the scenes and on the ground. Contact Sukey Hohl for more info: (307) 367-4114 or email her at shohl@sublettecountylibrary.org.



Ongoing at the Pinedale Library
Weekly Chess Club
Mondays
5:30 pm until 8 pm


Looking for something to do during these long winter nights? Come to the Pinedale Library and play chess! New Pinedale resident Charles Gogley leads this club for novice and experienced players of all ages. If you are interested in joining but Mondays don't work out for you, please email so we can determine the best day and time for the weekly meetings.



Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

Library Board Meetings
Fourth Thursday of the month

4 pm
Location alternates between Pinedale & Big Piney Libraries

Thursday, June 28th 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



Ongoing at the Pinedale Library
Book Club
Second Wednesdays of the month
(next meeting Wednesday, July 11th)

12 noon
The Western Americana Room


Enjoy interesting books and vivid conversation as part of this monthly book club. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 12 noon in the Western Americana Room. Books are available for pickup at the front desk while supplies last. This club welcomes new participants at any time.

Current read: Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover




Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

Writers of the Winds
Last Wednesday of the month

6:30 pm
The Board Room


Writing can be a very solitary activity, or it can be a sharing, supportive and collaborative activity. This group will be facilitated by Judi Boyce and is for anyone who loves to write, and wants encouragement and feedbackóall backgrounds, writing styles and levels of experience are welcome. If you are interested but can't make the meeting, contact Judi at the library, 367-4114 or email jboyce@sublettecountylibrary.org.


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