Traveling Alone, But Not Lonely

Hi, I’m Elaine Hayes and I’ve been happily traveling by myself internationally for a couple of years.  In 2015, I did a solo Mediterranean cruise, and, in 2016, I visited London and Paris on my own. In September of this year, I’m heading off to Washington D.C., and in June 2018, I’m on a solo Northern European (Baltic) cruise.Read More

Celebrating 150 Years of Cheyenne, Wyoming

150 years ago on July 4, 1867, tents were pitched and the area was named Cheyenne!

Here’s a list of my top 10 historical resources located in the Laramie County Library.

1. The LeClerq Jones Collection features pictures and historical articles ranging from 1979 – 2007.  There are articles and clippings which tell the history and show the changes of the downtown buildings.
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Hey, Who You Callin’ an Old Book?!

Hello. My name is History of Rochester.  I happen to be the oldest book in the Laramie County Library. Yes sir, I was printed in 1838.  That means your grand pappy’s grand pappy was a young man.

I’m writing for one reason. I have a bone to pick with the library world…Read More

New Exhibit: Utopia/Dystopia: Inspiration and the Artist Book

Introduction from exhibit curator, Sue Sommers:

Welcome to the Laramie County Library’s annual invitational exhibit Inspiration and the Artist Book, where 2017’s Utopia/Dystopia is a reflection upon the Summer Reading Celebration theme, Build a Better World. I am honored and delighted to be this year’s guest curator.Read More

Solar Eclipse 2017

Are you a star gazer like me or just a science geek? Granted it is much harder to get excited about the billions and billions points of light out there because of light pollution. Regardless, I love to watch the night skies.Read More

Everything You Wanted to Know About Our E-Book Libraries

LCLS offers two e-book libraries, in partnership with the Wyoming State Library and other Wyoming libraries.

To access these e-book libraries, you need three things:

    1. a valid library card,
    2. your PIN,
    3. a device that allows you to download an app. Smart phones, tablets, e-readers and most PC’s have this capability.

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Bookmark Contest SRC

bookmark entry exhibit_JRLaramie County’s students are very creative! Each year the Laramie County Library System hosts the 3rd and 4th grade bookmark contest in conjunction with our Summer Reading Celebration. Entry forms are distributed to schools throughout the county and made available at the library.Read More