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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Fireworks Resolutions for Veteran's Day Ceremony & New Year's

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The Campbell County Board of Commissioners approved the use of fireworks for the Veteran's Day Ceremony on November 11th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in Lasting Legacy Park and for New Year's from 12:01 am, December 26, 2022 to and until 12:...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

CCPLS Board of Trustees Special Meeting

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The Campbell County Public Library Board of Trustees will have a Special Meeting with County Commissioners Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 10am at the Campbell County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting held in the Commissioners Chambers of the Campbell ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2022

CCPL Genealogy Consultations

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Need help with family history or genealogical research? Stop by the CCPL reference desk the first Wednesday of each month and get assistance from our volunteer family history consultants. Drop in December 7, 6-8pm; first come, first served.

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Posted on: December 3, 2022

WBL Gift Wrapping Station

WBL Gift Wrapping: December 5-16

Drop by Wright Branch Library December 5-16 with your unwrapped gifts and start wrapping! You’ll find tape, bows, scissors, and wrapping paper, as well as holiday tunes, snacks and fellow gift wrappers. All are welcome!

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

CCPL Holiday Celebration

CCPL Holiday Celebration: Wednesday, December 7, 3-6pm

Santa Claus is coming to CCPL! Stop by for a visit Wednesday, December 7, 3-6pm! Our family Christmas celebration in the Wyoming Room and Children’s Department features Santa, a read-aloud holiday story, and a Grab-and-Go craft. Don’t forget your camera!

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Creative Aging Artist Reception

Creative Aging Artist Reception at AVA Community Art Center

Creative Aging in Wyoming Public Libraries is a joint initiative of the Wyoming State Library, the Wyoming State Arts Council, and Lifetime Arts. The project was made possible through the generous support from the May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust an...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Learn to Knit at CCPL

Beginning Knitting Class at CCPL: Saturday, December 10, 10am

Learn to knit and purl! Will Rosier is back at CCPL teaching beginner knitting classes (he’s teaching a class January 21, too). Your library has yarn for you to use but please bring one pair size 7 to 9 knitting needles.

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

CCPL Book Club

CCPL Book Club: Tuesday, December 13, 6pm

"As Bright as Heaven" by Susan Meissner is this month's CCPL Book Club title. Pick up a book today at your library and join us to chat about it Tuesday, December 13, 6pm. Thanks to a grant from the Campbell County Community Public Recreation District.

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Friends of the Library Meeting

Friends of the Library Campbell County meet at CCOPL the fourth Tuesday at 6pm

The monthly meeting of the Friends of the Library is Tuesday, December 13 at 6pm. All Friends members are welcome to attend this meeting at CCPL and help support the literacy and programming services of Campbell County Libraries.

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Posted on: December 4, 2022

WBL Holiday Party

WBL Holiday Party: Wednesday, December 14, 4pm

Guess who’s coming to town!!? Come visit with Santa at Wright Branch Library on Wednesday, December 14 at 4pm and enjoy a classic holiday story, crafts, and some tasty treats!

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Craig Johnson to Speak at CCPL

Craig Johnson to Speak at CCPL: Sunday, December 18, 5pm

Johnson is the author of the Longmire mysteries, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire, and also the recipient of the Western Writers of America Spur Award for fiction, the Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award for fiction, the Nouvel Ob...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

CCPLS Board of Trustees Meeting

CCPLS Board of Trustees Meeting: Monday, December 19, 6pm

The monthly meeting of the Campbell County Library Board of Trustees is Monday, December 19, 2022, 6pm (note the time change from 4pm to 6pm), at Campbell County Public Library, 2101 S. 4J Road, Gillette, Wyoming.

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Reconsideration of Library Materials

Reconsideration of Library Materials

Status of Requests for Reconsideration of Library Materials presented to the CCPLS Library Board of Directors as of February 28, 2022 can be accessed with the following link.

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Among the Stacks: CCPLS Monthly Newsletter

Among the Stacks: CCPLS monthly newsletter

Check out what's happening at Campbell County Public Library and Wright Branch Library.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

'Tis the Season!

'Tis the Season!

‘Tis the Season!by Darcy Acord, CCPL Youth Services Librarian

The end of 2022 is just around the corner, and the communities of Gillette and Wright are gearing up to celebrate the winter holidays that come with year’s end. Your Campbell...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

So Much to Be Thankful For

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by Elizabeth Albin, CCPL Circulation Manager

November is National Gratitude Month so its a great time to reflect on one of my mother’s favorite songs, Thankful by Josh Groban. The song begins with the lyrics:    Somedays, we for...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Books Unite Us

National Banned Books Week 2022

Books Unite Usby Darcy Acord, CCPLS Youth Services Librarian

Every year, libraries across the United States commemorate Banned Books week in September; the dates this year are September 18-24. The event focuses on raising awareness about efforts to challen...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Back to School Assistance with Your Library Card

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Back to School Assistance with Your Library Cardby Larissa Stalcup, Administrative Services Manager

The first day of school is quickly approaching, with the stress of schoolwork in the back of everyone’s mind. Imagine if you had FREE access to a ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Hello Summer!

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Hello Summer!by Katie Remme, Wright Branch Library Manager

Hello, summer! Gardens are bursting with fresh fruits and vegetables, local farmer’s markets are filling up, and people all over the country are firing up their grills. While it can be ha...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Oceans of Possibilities at Your Libraries

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Oceans of Possibilitiesby Krisene Watson, CCPL Outreach Librarian

Summertime at Campbell County Public Library (CCPL) and Wright Branch Library (WBL) is busy—and great fun! Oceans of Possibilities summer reading programs for all ages will feature...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Health and Wellness Help from Your Library

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Health and Wellness Help from Your Library by Paula Andrie, CCPL Reference Librarian 

According to National Day Calendar (https://nationaldaycalendar.com), May is recognized as a national month to more than 10 health and wellness topics. ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

National Library Week 2022 • Connect with Your Library

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Connect with Your Libraryby Darcy Acord, Youth Services LibrarianFrom April 3 through 9, your Campbell County Libraries will celebrate National Library Week; this year’s theme is “Connect with Your Library.” There are so many ways your libraries foster co...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Women’s History and the Library

MabelWilkinsonat, Park County Librarian (photo courtesy of Wyoming State Archives)

by Sara Kuhbacher-Rosier and Elizabeth Albin

In 1987, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed March as the first Women’s History Month to “commemorate and encourage the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.” For 35 ye...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Wyoming Virtual Library: the Power of Partnerships

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Wyoming Libraries have historically worked collaboratively to bring the best possible library services to the residents of Wyoming. We are networked so that you can check out or return a book at any public library in the state, see statewide collections i...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Readers Advisory from Your Library

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Readers Advisory from Your Libraryby Lori Kirchoff, CCPLS Technical Services Librarian

Are you wanting to find a good book to read but don’t know where to start looking? Your library offers a great reader’s service with its on-going and continually updated...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Grow Your Business with Help from Your Library

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Grow Your Business with Help from Your Libraryby Larissa Stalcup, CCPL Administrative Services Manager

Thinking about engaging your entrepreneurial spirit by opening your own business? Do you already own a business? Campbell County Public Library supports ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Thankful for...

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Thankful for...by Elizabeth Albin, CCPL Circulation Services Manager

The month of November regularly focuses on giving thanks for people and things and we are reminded to pause and appreciate aspects of our life we often take for granted. When I sat down t...

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Library Evergreen
Posted on: October 2, 2021

TeenTober

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by Darcy Acord, CCPL Youth Services Librarian

Leaves are changing, days are getting cooler, nights are getting longer. It must be...TeenTober! TeenTober is part of a national initiative by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) “to ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Libraries Are Essential for Thriving Communities

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by Terri Lesley, CCPLS Executive Director

Public libraries are a fundamental component of thriving communities, a sentiment which has been well understood by Wyoming citizens for a long time. Wyoming was granted statehood in 1890, and by the early 1900s, W...

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Library Evergreen
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Sound Lab

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Our brand new sound lab was funded through a generous grant awarded by the Wyoming Community Foundation and is open to the public. This grant enables patrons to create professional-level recordings using our one-of-a-kind-for-Wyoming lab. We renovated our...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

A Tale of Summer Reading

CCPL Tails and Tales Summer Reading Kickoff

by Anna Street, CCPL Circulation Services Manager

June 5 was a beautiful, sunny afternoon at Campbell County Public Library as we launched a summer reading party outside, with our annual Author Fair and Writers Workshop inside. The 2021 summer reading them...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Check Out Our STEAM and Craft Kits

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Your library in Gillette recently added new collections in their Children’s Department and Young Adult (YA) Department for circulation: two YA perler bead kits, three YA glue gun kits, and 23 Children’s STEAM Kits purchased with Campbell County Community ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Celebrate National Library Week

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Happy National Library Week (NLW)! This year’s theme is Welcome to Your Library and Campbell County Public Library (CCPL) and Wright Branch Library (WBL) are joining the national celebration of libraries April 4-10. 

The American Library Associati...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Start a Business with a Little Help from your Library

Campbell County Public Library System (CCPLS) has many resources to support small businesses in our community. The libraries in both Gillette and Wright have Tech Centers which offer free access to computers and internet. Each library also has ph...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Reaching Beyond Library Walls

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Before COVID-19 made DoorDash popular, your library had its own version of door-to-door services. Campbell County Public Library (CCPL) Outreach Services is a lifeline for homebound library patrons. The mission of our Outreach Services Department is to ex...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Secret Santa's Needed

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Secret Santa's needed!
Campbell County Parks and Recreation is looking for Secret Santa's to sponsor letters that can be viewed at the Recreation Center, 250 Shoshone Avenue. Being a secret santa means you adopt a letter, shop, wrap and deliver the gifts t...
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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Letters to Santa!

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Santa's mailbox is available through Sunday, December 18 to drop your child's letter to Santa. The mailbox is located inside the park just in front of the bathrooms and the WPA building at the top of the hill. Santa will check his list a...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

15th Annual Skate Around The Tree

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Join us for our 15th Annual Skate around the Christmas Tree and experience the transformation of Spirit Hall Ice Arena into a winter wonderland. Rumor has it that Santa is coming to see what all the excitement is about and most importantly, let his reinde...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

2022-23 Winter Spring Brochure/Guide

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The Recreation brochure/activity guide is available for 2022-23 winter and spring. Brochures are no longer printed but can be accessed digitally via our website or via the attached link.

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Dry No More: Repeal Day Celebration at the Rockpile Museum

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“DRY NO MORE” THE REPEAL OF PROHIBITION EVENT TO TAKE PLACE AT THE ROCKPILE MUSEUM

Thursday - December 8, 2022 - 5:30 p.m.

December 5th is known as National Repeal Day, or the day that the country was “dry no more”, a...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Christmas Crafts Family Day at the Rockpile Museum

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“Christmas Crafts Family Day at the Rockpile Museum”

Saturday, December 17, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Save the date for the Rockpile Museum’s Annual Christmas Crafts Family Day. Registration will open to the publi...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Rockpile Museum Seeking Information and Photos on Veterans of Korean Conflict

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Museum continues to document the history of our local veterans.

The Campbell County Rockpile Museum in Gillette, Wyoming is continuing its decades long effort to document the stories of veterans from or connected to Campbell County, Wyoming.  The ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Join the Rockpile Museum Association

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The Rockpile Museum Association is a non-profit organization of individuals, families, and businesses who support, promote, and assist the Rockpile Museum in Gillette, Wyoming.  Joining the RMA not only helps support the museum, but provides you ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2022

Rockpile Museum Features New Exhibit of Maps and Aerial Photos of Gillette Since 1925

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ROCKPILE MUSEUM TO SHOWCASE MAPS AND AERIAL PHOTOS OF GILLETTE SINCE 1925

The Campbell County Rockpile Museum is pleased to introduce a new exhibit, “Small Town to Boom Town: Growth & Good Fortune in Gillette, Wyoming”, located on t...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Discount for Guests of the Frontier Auto Museum

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The Campbell County Rockpile Museum is pleased to offer a discount for all guests with a same-day receipt from our neighbors at the Frontier Auto Museum.  Each and every guest in your party will receive $2.00 off regularly priced admission. &...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Rockpile Museum Admission Fees

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The Campbell County Rockpile Museum will began charging admission fees for entrance to the museum on July 1, 2021.  Rockpile Museum Association Members will receive free admission along with children 5 and under, active duty military, and veteran...

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