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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 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

Musicians Gathering
Wednesday, July 18th
Beginning at 5 pm (Come when you can!)
The Library Courtyard

Do you play the guitar or other stringed instrument? This gathering is designed to give local musicians a chance to get together informally, to play music, share skills, expand your own skills, or even learn to play. Bring your instrument. Depending on interest, this may become recurring event. In case of bad weather, meet in the Lovatt Room. Contact Judi for more info: (307) 367-4114 or email jboyce@sublettecountylibrary.org.

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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

Pinedale Renaissance Faire
Saturday, September 8th, 2018
10 am until 4 pm

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. Enjoy live music, sword fighting, tug of war, fortune telling, falconry, nerf archery and stick horse jousting, games, crafts, food and drink, a costume contest, face painting, portrait photos and much more medieval merriment... all on Pinedale Library grounds. Fun for all ages. Free admission. Come in costume if you wish! Don't miss this fantastic event... the only of its kind in western Wyoming!

See photos from the 2016 Faire


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

Access Pronunciator now

See other options for language learning


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
Sue Warren Exhibit Opening Reception
Thursday, July 19th
5 pm

View original paintings and ceramics by Pinedale Artist Sue Warren, most of which have been loaned by area residents for this exhibit. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, July 19th at 5 pm; the exhibit will be on display through the end of July.



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! Booths are just $20. Come in costume!

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, July 26th at 4 pm: The Big Piney 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 August 8th)

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: TBA




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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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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