Job Posting: Circulation Assistant (part-time)

This position is open until filled. Apply by Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. to be considered for interviews the week of October 10, 2022.

Please review the job posting included below for application instructions and required documentation. If you do not receive an email confirmation within 3 business days after submitting your application, please check your email’s spam folder or call 307-634-3561 to inquire status.

The hiring committee will contact applicants who are selected for further testing or interviews. As a courtesy, we notify all applicants by mail when a position is filled. All hiring at Laramie County Library System is contingent on a post-offer criminal history background check.

Job Posting | Job Description | LCLS Online Application

Job Posting: Café Assistant (part-time)

This position is open until filled.

Please review the job posting included below for application instructions and required documentation. If you do not receive an email confirmation within 3 business days after submitting your application, please check your email’s spam folder or call 307-634-3561 to inquire status.

The hiring committee will contact applicants who are selected for further testing or interviews. As a courtesy, we notify all applicants by mail when a position is filled. All hiring at Laramie County Library System is contingent on a post-offer criminal history background check.

Job Posting | Job Description | LCLS Online Application

Laramie County Library System Now Offering Laptop and Hotspot Check Out

Laramie County Library System is now offering free check out of laptops and hotspots to help keep library users connected for homework, work, or fun! Use this service to work on projects, apply and interview for jobs, stream video, play video games, participate in online meetings, and so much more.

Laramie County Library has 7 laptops available for check out and 2 laptops available for in-library use in Cheyenne. The Pine Bluffs and Burns Branch Libraries each have 1 laptop available for check out. The library has 8 hotspots available for check out in Cheyenne and 1 each in Pine Bluffs and Burns.

Visit https://lclsonline.org/laptophotspot to learn more about this new service and discover how you can check out a laptop and hotspot today!

Welcoming New Board Member Steven Leafgreen to the Library

Laramie County Library System recently welcomed Steven Leafgreen to its Board of Directors. Steven’s first term on the Board will last from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024. Board members for Laramie County Library System are appointed by the County Commissioners who are required by Wyoming state statutes to provide library services to their constituents. Individuals who are interested in serving on the Laramie County Library Board must fill out the Laramie County Commissioners’ board application and follow the guidelines provided on their website. Every time we welcome a new member to our Board of Directors, we like to offer the community an opportunity to get to know a little bit about them and their goals for Laramie County Library System. Steven shared a little bit about himself and his goals for future contributions to Laramie County Library System.
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2022 Summer Reading Challenge Drawing Prize Winners

Our 2022 Summer Reading Challenge ended on August 15. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Summer Reading Challenge! Over 167,000 days of reading were logged between all of the challenge’s participants. We hope to see everyone back for next year’s Summer Reading Challenge! Keep an eye out for other fun reading challenges throughout the year, including our “Read Your House” Harry Potter challenge in October.

To review a list of our youth, teen, adult, and treasure chest drawing prize winners, please click here. Anyone whose name was drawn will be contacted directly via the contact information provided during sign up.

An Evening with Mark Miller

On July 7, Laramie County Library had the pleasure of hosting an evening with Mark E. Miller, former Wyoming State Archeologist and author of the new book, Big Nose George: His Troublesome Trail. The book chronicles the events of the Elk Mountain Murders which took place in Carbon County in August of 1878.

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Habitat: Artists’ Books

Featured image: “Confluent Septa” by Marc Snyder and Harvey Hix

Introduction from the exhibit curator, Mark E. Ritchie:

Words and images are at the core of books. As the curator of the 2022 annual Laramie County Library book arts exhibition, I paired artists and writers based on the imagery, themes, and sensibilities I had experienced in their writing or artwork. They were asked to explore the theme of “Habitat” with simple single page broadsides or folded folios. Each pair defined their work parameters and relationship. Most described their interactions as “conversations.”

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Mary Gillgannon Retires from Laramie County Library System

Mary Gillgannon, Laramie County Library System’s Fiction Collection Development Coordinator, retired at the end of April after a 32-year career with the library. Mary began working at the Central Ave. library in the spring of 1990 as a Circulation Desk Assistant. After ten years, she moved into a new position assisting with the library’s Fiction Collection Development. She took on additional responsibilities when she began her role as a Senior Circulation Assistant and in 2006 Mary was promoted to the Fiction Collection Development Coordinator.
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Seed Library of Laramie County is Open for the 2022 Growing Season

The Seed Library of Laramie County is open and ready to grow! Check out up to 12 packets of seeds from the Seed Library, located at Laramie County Library, and take them home to begin planting your own garden. There are over 170 varieties of flowers, herbs, and vegetables, and every seed has been carefully chosen for its ability to thrive in Wyoming’s climate. The service and seeds are free to Laramie County residents and do not require a library card for use.
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Books Coming to the Screen in 2022

With all the streaming services and Hollywood looking for content, there are quite a number of books coming to the screen in 2022. Check out this helpful list to find your new favorite book-based movie or T.V. show.
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