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The Big Piney Library

     Monday - Friday: 10 am - 8 pm     &     Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm   

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March Book List Challenge
Going on now untl the end of April

Our March Book List Challenge has been extended through April! We have different lists of fun books to choose from! Finish a list, get a librarian to sign the list, and place it in the jar to enter into a grand prize drawing. The Challenge ends at the end of April.

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Find the Bookworm!
During the month of April

Find our Bookworm! We have a library bookworm who will be hiding in the Children's Room. Find our little bookworm in the stacks and enter to win a big bookworm as a prize at the end of the month! Our bookworm moves every day so check and enter to win often!

April is Poetry Month! Check out and enjoy a book of poetry in order to be eligible to get a small prize.

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May News

We will be celebrating national Children's Book Week during the first week of May. We will vote on our favorite children's book and have a children's book celebration during Story Time on Thursday, May 4th at 10 am.

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Our Candy Jar Winner is...

Our Valentine's Day candy jar winner is Amelia Gaffney. She wins the candy jar and all the candy. Congrats to Amelia!

See the winner

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Preloaded Nook® HDs for kids available for check out

Any time is a great time to introduce a new way of enjoying books to your kids — our preloaded Nook® HDs allow kids to enjoy old and new favorites in a safe and age appropriate manner. Both the Pinedale and Big Piney libraries have Nook HDs preloaded with dozens of ebooks for preschoolers (most with a "read to me" option), for early readers, and for 3rd graders and up. All Nook HDs come with parental controls and do not access the Internet or games — they are just for reading. Just power up and go! Nook HDs check out for 3 weeks.

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Reading to preschoolers is beneficial for their brain development and academic success. It is correlated with improved attention spans and better concentration. Early reading also ignites the child's creativity and imagination, teaches them sight words and expands vocabulary. Kids earn a sticker for every 25 books read and their photo taken for every 100 books read. Pick up a 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten folder today and foster a lifelong love of reading.


Ready4K: Text messages to boost your child's learning

Parents of preschoolers, you can now sign up for a new, free texting service that delivers fun facts and easy tips to your phone. Called Ready4K, the texting service shows parents how to boost children’s learning and get them ready for kindergarten. In the last year, the University of Wyoming's Literacy Research Center and Clinic teamed up with Stanford University to develop and research Ready4K to make this service available in Wyoming. Research shows that receiving these helpful texts can significantly increase children’s learning. Parents and caregivers with children, ages 3 to 5, are invited to sign up for the free service, which provides three texts per week. The service is available in English and Spanish.

Learn more about Ready4K and sign up

Our recent pictures

Story Time, Snapshot Day, our super readers and winners...View pictures of our recent kids' events at the library.

What to read

Access Wyoming's best-of-the-best books for kids in grades Kindergarten through 3 and 4 through 6.

Grades K-3: Buckaroo Book Award nominees
Grades 4-6: Indian Paintbrush Book Award nominees

Ongoing at the Pinedale Library
Story Times
Preschool Story Time on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10 am
Baby and Me on Tuesdays at 10:30 am
The Story Time Room

Preschool Storytime is every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am in the Story Time Room. Baby and Me (ages 0-24 months) is every Tuesday at 10:30 am. Siblings are welcome.

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Ongoing at the Pinedale Library
Homework Help
4:30 to 7:30 pm

Check in with Sydney Bays at the Children's Room circulation desk if you need help with that hard-to-solve reading or math problem.

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Teen Tuesdays
3:305 pm
In the Teen Room

Teen Tuesdays are a fun time for everyone in grades 6 to 12. There will be games, movies, art, fun challenges and more in the Teen Room from 3:30 pm to 5 pm. Our themes include:
• smARTy Pants: a new teen program with an emphasis on art
• InnovATE: where we will explore and play with food
• Design Squad: a PBS Engineering Challenge with real world applications
• Take it Down a Notch: decompress time with new movies and music

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Kids Chess Club

Youth Chess Club
Thursdays beginning April 20th
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

We're starting a Chess Club just for kids and teens! With a focus on learning to play, all ages and skill levels are welcome. Don't know how to play chess? No problem! This club is a great place to learn the game of kings. Already know how to play? Great! Come to practice your skills, learn new strategies or help teach others.

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Teen Writers Group
Fridays after school
Western Americana Room

Teen Writers Group meets every Friday after school in the Western Americana Room. It is facilitated by former Pinedale Roundup reporter Judi Boyce. Writing prompts are available to work on from 1:45 until 2 pm, followed by group discussion. Bring something you've been writing, or just join us for the fun.

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News from the Teen Room

Contact Ana Cuprill at the library for info about ongoing teen programs.

View our Teen Room Policy

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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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