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Big Piney Library Fall Festival
Saturday, September 22nd
11 am until 2 pm

The Big Piney Library is once again celebrating the autumn by collaborating with other Big Piney businesses to have some outdoor fun! Enjoy a variety of activities and refreshments provided by vendors up and down Big Piney's Main Street (and beyond).

Post Office Passport Fair

Paula from the Big Piney Post Office will be holding a Passport Fair in the Conference Room at the Big Piney Library during Fall Festival, so you can apply for your passport before holiday travel. Both parents must be present for kids to apply or have a completed notarized form on hand if both parents aren't present. Required documents include a birth certificate and driver's license. Adult passports are valid for 10 years and kids' are valid for five years. Upon approval, patrons can expect to receive their passports in about 2-3 weeks. The following fees apply:
Adult (over 16): $110
Kids: $80
Photo Fee: $15
Processing Fee: $35
For additional information or questions, contact Paula at the Big Piney Post Office at (307) 276-3772.

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Summer Reading Race for adults
Now until September 30th

It's a Summer Reading Challenge just for adults, with rewards for adults! Read 40 books this summer to win Amazon gift cards and gift certificates from Turquoise Buffalo Coffee Co. Read any book you want, but if you read a book from PBS’s The Great American Read list, it counts as 2 books! The first participant to read 40 books wins the grand prize! The challenge began on June 1st and ends September 30th.

See the Great American Read list

Download a book log to get started

Learn more about the PBS Great American Read series

Learn more about Turquoise Buffalo Coffee Co.

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Local author Mary Budd Flitner Book Reading & Signing
Thursday, October 4th
5 - 6:30 pm
At the Joe Hausen Library in the Green River Bar
12963 Highway 189 in Daniel, Wyoming

Local author Mary Budd Flitner will read from her new book My Ranch, Too: A Wyoming Memoir. In her memoir about life in the Wyoming high country, the great granddaughter of Sublette County pioneer settler Daniel Budd offers an authentic glimpse into the daily realities of ranch life and what it takes to survive in the ranching world for four generations. This event will be held in the Joe Hausen Library in the Green River Bar, located at 12963 Highway 189 in Daniel, Wyoming.

"This articulate ranch woman has given voice to generations of women"
– Linda M. Hasselstrom for Story Circle Book Reviews

"A powerful story, authentically and eloquently told"
– Candy Moulton, Wyoming author

Mary Budd Flitner has been a prominent rancher in Wyoming for more than fifty years. She is the author of articles in High Country News as well as various Wyoming and Montana newspapers.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. There will be refreshments and free nonalcoholic drinks. Wear your cowboy hat!

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Not Your Mother's Book Club
Last Thursdays of the month: Next meeting Thursday, October 11th

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Not Your Mother's Book Club is a fun and lighthearted book club, typically meeting on the last Thursday of the month. Anyone interested in participating in the book club is welcome to pick up a copy at the front desk (while supplies last) and join us at the meeting.

This month's book club read is Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover, an unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

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Big Piney Library news

Basic Computer Skills
One-on-one instruction available

If you'd like to become computer savvy, we would be happy to help. Whether you'd like to learn how to use email, surf and shop on the web, stay in touch with loved ones on Facebook, or practice simple word processing, we are happy to teach you anything thing you'd like to learn at a pace that you are comfortable with. Call Jen at the library to schedule your one-on-one session, (307) 276-3515.

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 Big Piney Library
Magic: The Gathering® Game Night
Wednesdays 3:30-6:30 pm

Learn how to play Magic: The Gathering® or master your skills! Magic: The Gathering Game Night is Wednesdays from 3:30-6:30 pm. All ages welcome.

Contact Genavieve for more info

Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

Spanish English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación Español Inglés
Tuesdays / Martes
6 - 7 pm

We're starting a new weekly club, just for those who want to practice their Spanish and English speaking skills. Each meeting we'll spend half the time conversing in Spanish and half in English. Attendees will learn from each other and teach each other in a lighthearted, relaxed setting. Tuesdays from 6 - 7 pm at the Big Piney Library.

Estamos comenzando un nuevo club semanal, solo para aquellos que quieran practicar sus habilidades de hablar en español e inglés. En cada reunión pasaremos la mitad del tiempo conversando en español y la otra mitad en inglés. Los asistentes aprenderán unos de otros y se enseñarán entre sí en un ambiente relajado y alegre. Martes de 6 - 7pm en la Biblioteca Big Piney.

Ongoing at the Pinedale Library

Library Board Meetings
Fourth Wednesday of the month

4 pm
Location alternates between Pinedale & Big Piney Libraries

Wednesday, September 26th at 4 pm: The Big Piney Library

The library's Board of Trustees alternates meetings between Pinedale and Big Piney generally on the fourth Wednesday 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.

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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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