Friday Movies at the Library
Fridays, December 1,8,15,22,29
Come to the library this school year on Friday afternoons to watch a variety of family-friendly films. We’ll show a different movie each week. Bring your favorite snacks to enjoy as you watch!
Dec. 1: Space Chimps
Dec. 8: The Last Mimzy
Dec. 15: Escape to Planet Earth
Dec. 22: Santa Paws 2
Dec. 19: Fly Me to the Moon
(Children & Families; Pine Bluffs Branch Library)
Dinner and A Movie: The Martian
Tuesday, December 5
During a manned mission to Mars, astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm. Left behind by his crew, he finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit, and spirit to survive and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates plot a daring rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return. (Adults; Pine Bluffs Branch Library)
Saturn: A“Jewel” of a Planet
Daily, December 1 – 31
Saturn might almost be everyone’s favorite “alien” planet with its colors and rings. Here’s your chance to create your own Saturn using a foam ball and an old compact disc! These are great to hang as a room decoration and also make beautiful holiday tree ornaments. Supplies for the craft will be available whenever the library is open, so drop in and have some far-out fun! (All Ages; Pine Bluffs Branch Library)
Tuesday, December 12
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Hey kids! Are you ready for winter break from school? Get an early start and join in the holiday spirit at the library. Enjoy games and treats and create a seasonal craft. For added fun, take a chance on winning a jar of candy by guessing the correct amount before the extravaganza is ended. Don’t miss out on all the festivities! (Grades K-5; Pine Bluffs Branch Library)
Explore Space: A Cosmic Journey Poster Exhibit
Daily, Wednesday, December 27 – Tuesday, March 27
Take a look at the cool space-related posters around the library in Pine Bluffs, and learn about planets, galaxies, comets, asteroids, space exploration, and more! Then head into Cheyenne and experience the traveling exhibit Discover Space: A Cosmic Journey. It’s a fun, hands-on, multimedia exhibit – it’s a traveling science museum here at the library! Build your own solar systems on a 42” touch table, learn how telescopes work, try to save Earth from an asteroid impact, and much, much more. Come and experience this unique opportunity!
Discover Space: A Cosmic Journey was developed by the Space Science Institute’s National Center for
Interactive Learning (NCIL) in partnership with the American Library Association’s Public Programs Office, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and the Afterschool Alliance. The project was made possible through support from the National Science Foundation.
Fun for Kids!
Thursdays, December 7,14,21,28, 10:-10:45AM
Join us for an interactive storytime session designed to practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (PreK; Pine Bluffs Branch Library)
Th December 7,14,21,28, 10:-10:45AM
Themes by Week:
Dec. 7: All About Me
Dec. 14: Here Comes Santa
Dec. 21: Starry Night
Dec. 28: Space Explorers
History of the Pine Bluffs Branch Library
The first branch library of Laramie County Library System opened March 15, 1923 in Pine Bluffs with 1,199 books. In the spring of 1926, the town built a new community house with a front room dedicated to the library. Ten years later, a branch was established north of Pine Bluffs in Albin to reach residents who lived between the two cities. The Pine Bluffs branch moved to the town hall in 1953, where it remained for 15 years. In 1968, the Albin branch closed and the following year, the Pine Bluffs branch moved to a larger storefront to better accommodate the community and other rural towns.
The Pine Bluffs branch serves a population of nearly 1,200, with access provided to Laramie County School District #2 and the surround rural areas in the county. It is located next to the town police department, down the street from the newspaper and across from Farmers State Bank.
Pine Bluffs Branch
110 East 2nd. St
Pine Bluffs, WY 82082