We wrapped up an awesome summer with good old fashioned building with the classic... Legos! Frank Zakotnik (in the blue shirt) won first place for his design. The last photo
is the Lego creation all the kids made in the summer reading program.
Kids received one Lego for every 100 minutes read and built on the
board. Great job guys!
Parkour for all
Kids had a blast challenging themselves at our summer Parkour
(obstacle curse training) event.
The Big Piney Robotics Team, Puncher Robotics, recently brought
their robot, Tarzan. Tarzan climbed a rope, raced across the room,
spun around, and shot balls up in the air. The kids loved it!
a popular event
Kids in grades K-5 love to drop in to our weekly MakerSpace sessions
and get creative with air-dry clay, popsicle sticks, beads and more.
Most recently we had a Three Little Pigs Building Challenge — all of our budding engineers were able to build a house that didn't blow down!!
Our MakerSpace sessions are every Thursday until
July 20th, 2-4 pm in the Story Time Room. All are welcome!
Annual Summer Beach Bash
Our Summer Reading kids recently enjoyed the sand and the water
during our annual Beach Bash at Fremont Lake's Sandy Beach!
Cardboard Challenge 2017
We had so much fun creating during our Cardboard Challenge! Kids
filled up the Lovatt Room with their imaginations and building skills
and transformed ordinary materials into extraordinary fun.
Love building and creating? Our weekly MakerSpace
sessions are every Thursday until July 20th, 2-4 pm in the Story
Time Room. All are welcome!
On Wednesday, June 28th, visitors to the library got a unique,
up-close experience with beautiful live birds of prey thanks to
Senior Avian Educator Becky Collier and the Teton Raptor Center!
Ann Lincoln Magic Show!
On Tuesday, June 20th, over 200 people came to enjoy magician Ann
Lincoln's magic and comedy show. There were several tricks involving
audience members, such as Mia participating in a juggling sticks
trick, and Ms. Lincoln even levitated a child! Kids also got the chance to meet Ann's pet bunny Princess Leia up close and personal.
2017 Kids' Summer Reading Kick Off
Over 90 people attended our Summer Reading Kick Off event on June
13th. We had fun making t-shirts, building balloon towers, building
marshmallow and jellybean structures, and marble runs! It's not
to late to sign up for Summer Reading and start collecting prizes.
On Thursday, May 11th we had our last story time of the 2016-2017
school year. We enjoyed reading in the town park and celebrated
our little ones moving on to kindergarten in the fall.
First graders from Pinedale Elementary come to the library several
times a year and hear members of the community read books to them as part
of our collaboration with Wyoming Reads, a statewide literacy program.
Members of the community who have read this past year include Pinedale Elementary School Principal Greg Legerski, Vice Principal Janel Scurlock, Michelle Valdez and Sydney Bays.
In celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, preschool aged friends
enjoyed some Seussical favorites with special guests at Preschool Story Time
on March 2nd.
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow last Thursday, prompting a declaration of six more weeks of winter. We know winter weather will probably around longer than that, but we celebrated Phil's meteorological talents anyway at Preschool Story Time.
Wyoming Libraries Snapshot Day
On Tuesday the 11th, libraries around Wyoming
took photos and gathered testimonials of people
enjoying their resources. See a few of the
pictures we captured of Pinedale Library patrons
using their library!
We had a fantastic time at our first-ever Renaissance Faire Saturday,
September 10th! A very generous thank you to everyone who helped
make it happen. If you attended the Faire, we'd love to quickly
suggestions and comments about how we can make it better in
The results are in and second graders Fisher Mills and Diesel Vrska are our winners of the Buckaroo Book Award Challenge! They both won prizes. Sponsored by the Wyoming Library Association and the Wyoming State Reading Council, the Buckaroo Book Award gives Wyoming children the opportunity to select favorite books they have read or have listened to and to honor the authors of these books. Thanks to all who entered our book challenge.
Teens with Green Thumbs
On June 13th teens kicked off our Build a Better World Summer Reading
Program by building a better library garden! Since then, they've
been up to all sorts of fun activities like screen printing and
building a better lunch! It's not to late to register for Teen Summer
We recently enjoyed some gorgeous weather playing outside with
our BOCES Youth Classes kids.
Bilingual Story Time
Once a month we gather for bilingual story time at the Pinedale
Library. Spanish speaking folks around the community read to the
children in Spanish as well as English. In November, Pilar Bandin
(a Peruvian schoolteacher) read to children and in December, Cleat
Zeiler (who did a religious mission in Chile) read. If you are bilingual,
we'd love to have you read a story, contact
us. Spanish speaking children as well as English speakers are
encouraged to attend—Bilingual Story Time is open to all.
Stay tuned for our January date.
Una vez al mes nos reunimos para el tiempo de la historia bilingüe
en la Biblioteca Pinedale. La gente de habla hispana alrededor de
la comunidad lee a los niños en español así
como en inglés. En noviembre, Pilar Bandin (maestro peruano)
leyó a los niños y en diciembre leyó Cleat
Zeiler (quien hizo una misión religiosa en Chile). Si usted
es bilingüe, nos encantaría que lea una historia, póngase
con nosotros. Los niños de habla hispana, así como
los hablantes de Inglés se les anima a asistir Bilingual
Story Time está abierto a todos. Estate atento a nuestra
fecha de enero.
October Children's Room news
Corn Winner for this year is 6 year old Fernando.
He won the jar of candy by guessing 521 and
the correct answer was 522. Great job Fernando!
We also have some top readers for the months
of September and October. Their names are
Denym Free, Symon Carpenter, Fisher Mills
and Aylen Mills. Denym was the top winner
for October with 43 books read. Awesome reading,
Pirate Tea Party!
Shiver me timbers! We had a fantastic time at our Pirate Tea Party. Thanks to all the buccaneers who came out and celebrated giving the heave ho to the last weeks of summer 2016. We are happy to report that all lads and lasses went home with booty and while several did walk the plank, no one was fed to the fish!
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.