About WLA

It is the vision of the Wyoming Library Association that: The educational, cultural, and economic conditions of the State will be advanced through greater use of libraries and an enhanced awareness of the vital role libraries fulfill in society.

It is the mission of the Wyoming Library Association: To provide leadership and to serve as a collective voice and advocate for advancement of Wyoming libraries, to educate the library community and users about contemporary library services, issues and technology, to provide members with a network for interaction on professional and social levels, and to promote the profession of librarianship and participation of Wyoming libraries in regional, national and global library arenas.

Purposes of the Association: To promote library service in Wyoming; To promote the profession of librarianship in Wyoming; To promote the continued improvement of Wyoming libraries; To support Wyoming librarians in their professional roles; To promote the participation of Wyoming librarians and libraries in regional, national and global library arenas.

The Wyoming Library Association subscribes to these tenets: Equitable Access to Information in Various Formats with the Highest Priority Being Free Services; Intellectual Freedom; Information Literacy Skills; Value of Literacy; Life-long Enjoyment of Learning; Resource Sharing; Patron Privacy; Intellectual Property Rights; Libraries Are Valuable Community Forums.

The Wyoming Library Association is a 501 (c) 6 organization.