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Pinedale Library news

Last Rides of Cowboys, Indians, Generals, and Chiefs: An exhibit of 19th century Western photography
with local author Paul Jensen
Exhibit, reception and presentation on Thursday, May 25th
6 - 8 pm
The Lovatt Room

Local author Paul Jensen will host a presentation of 30 historic photos by David Francis Barry, John C.H. Graybill, and L.A. Huffman that are featured in his new book titled Last Rides of Cowboys, Indians, Generals, and Chiefs. It tells the stories (by first person narrative and photos) of the dissolution of the once proud and free Plains Indians, the life and death of George Armstrong Custer, the emergence of the cowboy as the new American hero, the end of the American frontier, and the beginning of the New West. Jensen will also provide a historical context for most of the photos and there will be a reception prior to the discussion.

Paul Jensen traded in a thirty-year career in Washington, DC politics and business for cowboy life near Daniel. He is currently the Executive Director of Rendezvous Pointe and is the author of three local history books Hard and Noble Lives: A Living Tradition of Cowboys and Ranchers in Wyoming's Hoback Basin, The State of Equality In the Equality State: Saving the Best of the West in Wyoming, and All in a Day's Ride: Life Along Horse Creek in the Wyoming Range: An Enduring Legacy. Copies of Last Rides of Cowboys, Indians, Generals, and Chiefs are not available yet as it is due to be released later this year. The exhibit is currently on display at the library. This exhibit and event is presented in collaboration with the Wyoming Humanities Council. Don't miss this opportunity to gain insight on Western American history.

Learn more about local author Paul Jensen

Pinedale Library news

Farewell Reception for Nancy McDaniel
Wednesday, May 31st
5 — 6:30 pm
The Lovatt Room

Our beloved Children's Librarian Nancy McDaniel is retiring after 27 years of service to the Pinedale Library and Sublette County community. Join us in wishing her well at a Farewell Reception on Wednesday, May 31st.

We are also collecting your memories to be included in a special book for Miss Nancy. On your next visit to the library, share a favorite memory, craft project, event or book that Miss Nancy introduced you to. Complete and return it by the day of the party!

Print a memory sheet (PDF, full color)

Pinedale Library news

Adult Summer Reading 2017
Begins Tuesday, May 30th

This summer, read books that interest you and receive a great prize! For each book that you read this summer, fill out an entry slip and put it in for a drawing. Read anything you want — each week is a new chance to win! Weekly winners get one of our cool new tote bags, and the grand prize winner at the summer's end will get a new tote bag full of new books and a $25 Amazon gift card! Every entry slip submitted throughout the summer is included in the grand prize drawing so the more you read, the better your chances are for the grand prize!

Also, for every 10 books you read, you get a bonus entry into a special separate drawing for a bag of books. Entries for the bonus drawing can only be received by reading 10 books.

Adult Summer Reading begins just after Memorial Day and ends Labor Day weekend. Weekly drawings will take place on Fridays at 5 pm, and the next week’s entry box will begin filling that night. The grand prize drawing will be Wednesday, September 6th. Happy Reading!

Pinedale Library news

Annual Rendezvous Book Sale
Friday, July 7th & Saturday, 8th
10 am until 5 pm
Preview Sale on Thursday, July 6th *
The Lovatt Room

This popular book sale is back! Grab gently used gems at bargain prices during the annual Rendezvous Book Sale. The regular sale is on Friday, July 7th and Saturday, July 8th from 10 am until 5 pm. All leftover items will be free on the following
Monday morning.

* New this year especially for early birds… A preview sale will be the evening of Thursday, July 6th right after Music in the Courtyard!

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™, OneClickdigital, Total BooX and Zinio 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

Wyoming Libraries Snapshot Day 2016

On Tuesday, October 11th, libraries around Wyoming took photos and gathered testimonials of people enjoying their resources. Wyoming Libraries Snapshot Day allows libraries all across the state to show the tremendous impact that they have on the lives of Wyoming residents. Statistics and figures are great for reports, but your stories and photos better illustrate "a day in the life" of a library and help decision makers understand how valuable libraries are to their communities. See a few of the pictures we captured of Pinedale Library patrons using their library!

See the snapshots

Pinedale Library news

Resume Preparation Program now available
Customize a professionally written resume in-house

Would you like to have a new job but find the work of preparing your resume daunting? The library now offers WinWay Resume Deluxe, a unique resume building program that will write, format, and audit your resume for you. Access WinWay Resume Deluxe in-house from one of our adult public computers. Simply choose from 14,000+ resume examples or 35,000+ common job titles and customize with professionally-written phrases including keywords that employers in specific fields are looking for. It also creates persuasive resume cover letters, ad response letters and interview thank you letters to help you in the start-to-finish process of landing a great new job. Library staff are happy to help you access WinWay Resume Deluxe.

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
Weekly Chess Club
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. There is also a chess club for kids on Thursday afternoons from 3:30 - 5:30 pm beginning April 20th.

Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

Library Board Meetings
Fourth Thursday of the month

4 pm
Location alternates between Pinedale & Big Piney Libraries

Thursday, May 25th: 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

Sublette County Writers
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 former Pinedale Roundup reporter 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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