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Name: Jamie
Title: State Librarian
Organization: State of Wyoming
Address: Wyoming State Library
2800 Central Ave
City: Cheyenne
State: WY
Zip Code: 82002
Phone: (307) 777-5914
Appointment Date: 6/17/2015
Committee Assignments: n/a


Library Agency Homepage:
Virtual Library:
State Home Page:
Governor: Matthew H. Mead
Library Association:
Friends of the Library Association: N/A
Trustee Association: N/A
Other State Library Links:
      Wyoming Inventors Database Wyoming Authors Wiki Wyoming Newspaper Project


Link to IMLS Public Library Statistics Webpage:

Year the data below was released: 2015
URL for Statewide Public Library Statistics:
Population: 576,412
Number of Public Libraries: 23
Total Circulation: 4,914,332
Circulation Per Capita: 8.4
Total Library Operating Income: 32,104,280
Total Expenditures: 31,644,567
Expenditures per capita:51.31
State Support:No direct aid
Total Construction Funding:
Materials Loaned to other Libraries: 36,724


Link to IMLS State Library Statistics Webpage:

Year the data below was released:
Governance Structure: Division within the Department of Administration and Information
Library Legislation:
W.S. 9-2-2008; 9-2-1026.6
Library Standards:

Allied and Other Special Operations:
Operates the WYLD network, a shared state- wide integrated library system. Provides central acquisitions services. Maintains the state documents depository.
Number of Service Outlets: 1
Collections: Book and serials vols.: 72,656 Audio materials: 356 Video materials: 467 Serial subscriptions: 239 Government documents: 56,964
Staff: 19 FT
Income: 10,292,681 [Biennium; all sources]
Expenditures: 10,292,681 [Biennium]
Employment Opportunities:


LSTA Five Year Plan:
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