Wyoming Library Association and Amigos Library Services Enter Single-Year Association Management Services Contract

For Immediate Release January 24, 2020
Contact Wyoming Library Association Contact - Abby Beaver, President 2019 – 2020, wylibraryassociation@gmail.com
Tracy Rochow Byerly, Chief Programs Officer, 800-843-8482, ext. 2893, byerly@amigos.org
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Dallas, TX – Amigos Library Services (Amigos) and The Wyoming Library Association (WLA) are delighted to announce their 2020 partnership. The signed contract details that the Amigos Association Management staff will be assisting WLA with financial management and administrative services. Amigos will also manage registration for attendees and vendors for WLA’s annual conference which will take place October 8-9, 2020 in Casper Wyoming.

"Amigos brings to our association a wealth of experience managing library-related organizations. They provide support to the Missouri Library Association, the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services, and many other associations. I'm excited for the opportunities this partnership will bring to our members." said Abby Beaver, Wyoming Library Association President. Beaver is also the Information Services Manager at the Wyoming State Library.

This news comes following the resignation of dedicated and long-time WLA Executive Secretary, Laura Grott. The Wyoming Library Association has approximately 130 members and has an annual conference attendance of 150. WLA is the fourth state library association to become an Amigos Association Management client.

"We are thrilled to welcome Wyoming Library Association as our newest association management client. The team is excited to be working with WLA and looking forward to helping the association meet their goals for 2020," commented Amigos Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Tracy Byerly.

About Wyoming Library Association
Founded in 1914, the Wyoming Library Association promotes library services, librarianship as a profession and the continued improvement of libraries in Wyoming. WLA’s vision is 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. https://wyla.org

About Amigos Library Services
Amigos is one of the largest consortia of libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the United States. For more than 40 years, Amigos members have collaborated to obtain affordable services and shared library resources and knowledge. Through membership in Amigos, libraries collectively gain access to the latest innovations and services in the library community; pursue opportunities for continuing professional education; and leverage their buying power. This collaboration strengthens each member's ability to serve and lead its community in the creative and effective use of information resources. www.amigos.org