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Book Arts Show Call for Entries


Works of Wyoming invites artists to submit hand crafted book


arts created either as a small edition or a one-of-a-kind object. A broad range of works will be accepted including artist books, sculp- tural books, book objects, altered books, handmade ‘zines, broad- sides, ephemera, etc. Entries must be received by no later than 5 p.m. on August 11, 2011. Each entry must be include an artist statement along with an application form, found at: http://library.constantcontact.com/ download/get/file/1101911316762-127/2011+Books+Arts+Show+ Application.pdf. No more than six pieces can be accepted from each artist.


Entries can be submitted in person at the Works of Wyoming gal-


lery in Laramie, Wyo., on weekdays between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. All works delivered to the gallery will remain in the gallery through the selection process. To enter via email, submit to wow@ uwyo.edu. Digital images must must be in jpeg or pdf format (mini- mum 250 dpi, RGB, maximum 8 MB) and must sufficiently docu- ment the piece. To mail entries, send a CD with digital images of the piece(s) to the Works of Wyoming Gallery, 710 Garfield St., Suite 271, Laramie, WY 82070. For more information, go to www.worksofwyoming.org, 307.742.6574 or wow@uwyo.edu.


Friend, employee and volunteer of the Basin Branch of the Big Horn County Library, Marjorie Creech passed away suddenly on Monday, July 18. Marj was employed by the library for 20 years and a volunteer for many years before that. She was born in 1925 and among her loves were horses, walking and the library. She kept the library running by knowing more about where the books went than anyone else, keeping the plants watered, weeding out old volumes and delighting in the patrons – from children who enjoy the library just a little too much to stay silent, to adults who still remember loving the place as children.


Front Porch Networking at Library Leadership


Twelve attendees and three grad mentors took part in the 2011 Library Leadership Institute at the TA Guest Ranch outside of Buffalo, Wyo. Attendees were chosen through a competi-


tive application process. They represented small and large public, branch, academic and school libraries. Jep Enck of Enck Resources facilitated


Library Leadership Institute attendees, left to right: Megan Herold, Cynthia Twing, Michelle Humber, Amy Cahill, Anita Weisheit, Chris Van Burgh, Rebecca Steffen, Jennifer McIntosh, Katrina Brown, Mary Wegher, Sharon Porter, Katie Bray, Meghan Kelly, Darcy Acord, Karen Jean Funk, Sue Hollingshead, Rebecca Jones and Jep Enck.


a day filled with information and activities focusing on team building, communication, work/life balance, and leadership styles. Eve- nings were spent on the Ranch House porch, a beautiful setting for networking. Amy Cahill said “I feel like I have learned so many skills and have mentors and hand- outs as resources when I have questions.” Time was also spent discussing the future


of the library leadership institute. Team lead- ers stepped up in the areas of fundraising, communication, and mentoring.


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August 2011


Remembering long- time Employee of Big Horn County Library


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