We recently received a visit from the folks at Wyoming PBS and
The Cat himself! Parents learned about WYPBS learning resources
and kids enjoyed a play dough activity.
Recent Storytime pictures
We've had a great time celebrating books and learning at our January
Storytimes. We learned that just about every body loves dragons
and we had a wonderful time at our Stone Soup Storytime — everyone
brought a vegetable for the pot and library staff member (resident foodie) Mary Thompson cooked us up a delicious soup enjoyed by all on cold winter's day. Dont miss our Baby and Me on Wednesdays at 10:30 am and our Preschool Storytime on Wednesday at 11 am.
Harry Potter Sorting Ceremony
Readers of all ages were able to get a taste of some great books
at our recent Harry Potter Book Tasting and Sorting Ceremony. They
looked at the book cover, read the description, and read the first
page to decide if they wanted to "taste" a book. Magical fun was
had by all!
End of Summer Lego Competition
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.
Every Friday elementary school aged kids are welcome to stop in
to our MakerSpace where we get creative with all sorts of materials.
Recently we made cloud dough.
Pumpkin Decorating Day
In mid October we got into the autumn spirit by decorating free
pumpkins and taking them home during our 3rd annual Pumpkin Decorating
Story Time Stuffed Animal Sleepover!
They made it through the night! After reading to their heart's
content, starting a rock band and playing Legos and trains, they
got into the cupcakes. But we're impressed. They took a bath, brushed
their teeth, and had daddy dog read them Goodnight Moon. They finally
drifted off to sleep in the wee hours of the morning... except for
Don't miss our weekly story times. Baby and Me is Wednesdays at
10:30 am and Preschool Story Time is Wednesdays at 11 am, both held
in the Story Time Room.
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
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.
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.
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.