Blog Post: Makerspaces and workshops

Walking through the library is often a visual treat. In display cases, on many walls, and available surfaces, you might find an intriguing piece made of clay, handcrafted paper, turned wood, or a quilt with a complicated pattern. Perhaps you’ve wondered how something was made and what techniques were used and have thought you’d like to learn how to do that.Read More

Blog Post: Tales from the Bookmobile

new bookmobileAs the Senior Outreach Specialist, the bookmobile is one of my responsibilities.  Laramie County Library has had a bookmobile in service for well over 40+ years.  Our current vehicle is a 9 ½ year old 32’ bus, is easy to spot on the road!  Read More

Blog Post: Coming to the Big Screen

BFGPopular books have always been adapted into movies and TV shows but lately it’s become even more of a trend.  This year several beloved childhood classics will come to the big screen:Read More

Blog Post: Silence is Golden in the Capital Room

DSCF0609Looking for a quiet, peaceful, warm place to relax or to enjoy a spectacular view of our Capitol building? How about a room with no talking or cell phone use or no loud tapping on computers;  just folks enjoying the books or newspapers, the sculptures, the fireplace and the view? You’ll find these and much more in the northeast corner of the 3rd floor of the Laramie County Library, the Capital Room. This area was funded by Eric J. Wedell, M.D. and Maïda Wedell.Read More

Blog Post: Just what is Outreach Services?

In our library’s mission statement it reads

  • Promote Reading and literacy for children and adults
  • Promote the services of the library

To promote reading and literacy for children and adults as well as the services we offer we realize that the library needs to go beyond our brick and mortar walls. So, we take the library into the community, “Outreach Services”.Read More