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.

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Laramie County Library System Seeking Community Input as Part of Executive Director Search

The Laramie County Library System Board of Directors is seeking community input as it begins the search for an Executive Director/County Librarian. In order to better understand what the Laramie County community is looking for in its next County Librarian, the library’s contracted recruitment agency, Bradbury Miller Associates, created a survey to collect community feedback. Please click the link below to complete the five-minute questionnaire. The survey will be available until Thursday, June 1 at 5pm.

Link for Community Survey:

Laramie County Library System Requesting Submissions for 2023 Library Con Panel Presenters and Vendors

Laramie County Library System is requesting panel and vendor proposals for its second annual Library Con, a day long, library-wide program that explores various aspects of comic culture. Community members who are aged thirteen years and older can submit panel proposals on a variety subjects such as cosplay, science fiction’s role in the development of current science, the differences between Star Wars and Star Trek, or any other science-fiction, pop-culture, or comic-convention related topic. We also welcome businesses to submit vendor proposals for the opportunity to display and sell relevant merchandise.

Proposed panels may address any age group of the presenter’s choosing, but must be either 25 minutes or 50 minutes in length. The panel may involve a PowerPoint presentation, demonstrations, crafts, hands-on activities, or other interactive components.

All proposed panels and vendor tables must contain family-friendly materials and merchandise.

Proposals are due by July 10, 2023. If accepted, presenters and vendors are expected to appear during Library Con at Laramie County Library (2200 Pioneer Ave. Cheyenne, WY 82001) on September 16, 2023. For more information and to submit proposals, please visit

County Librarian Carey Hartmann Retiring from Laramie County Library System After 42 Years of Remarkable Service

Laramie County Library System’s Board of Directors has announced that after over 42 years of remarkable service to the organization, County Librarian and Executive Director Carey Hartmann will retire from Laramie County Library System, effective July 1, 2023. Having served as the library’s Executive Director for nearly eight years, Carey’s leadership, vision, and experience helped shape the organization into the outstanding community resource that it is today.
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Call for Artists: Día de los Muertos Community Celebrations

Laramie County Library System is partnering with the Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, and Cheyenne Depot Museum for a community Día de los Muertos (DDLM) celebration this fall. As part of the celebrations, the DDLM committee is inviting artists to submit proposals for original work that celebrates the sacred nature of the holiday.

Deadline for submissions is 11:59pm MST on Sunday, June 11, 2023.

Visit  for a complete list of details and instructions and to complete an application.

La Biblioteca del Condado de Laramie colabora con el State Museum, Botanic Garden, y Depot Museum para una celebración comunitaria del Día de los Muertos (DDLM) este otoño. Como parte de esta celebración, el comité de DDLM invita a los artistas que envíen propuestas de creación de piezas originales que celebra la naturaleza sagrada de esta celebración

La fecha límite para aplicar es el 11 de junio de 2023 11:59pm MST.

Haz clic para más detalles, instrucciones y para llenar una aplicación aquí:

Insights from the Library’s Book Discussion Group: The Good Lord Bird

During the month of February, Laramie County Library’s Cheyenne Book Discussion Group read The Good Lord Bird by James McBride. A work of historical fiction featuring a Black main character and written by a Black author, the novel was chosen to coincide with Black History Month. The book follows the adventures of young Henry Shackleford, a Kansas slave boy who finds himself tangled up with abolitionist John Brown’s ragtag army during the turbulent period in American history known as Bleeding Kansas. Today, the events of Bleeding Kansas along with John Brown’s failed Harpers Ferry armory raid, and his subsequent execution, are recognized as precursors to the American Civil War.
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Laramie County Library System Utilizes McMurry Grant to Install Multi-Use Phone Booths

Laramie County Library recently installed two new privacy phone booths in the Computer Center, expanding the organization’s ability to provide private space for online job interviews, webinars, virtual meetings, or tele-health calls. The additional private space also helps minimize disruptions for visitors using library computers. With ventilation, data and power connections, sound proofing, and a work space, the phone booths are a great resource for students, job seekers, tele-workers, and others. The installation of the new phone booths was made possible thanks to a McMurry Grant to Libraries through the Wyoming Community Foundation.
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Insights from the Library’s Book Discussion Group: Gone Girl

For the month of January, Laramie County Library’s Book Discussion Group read Gillian Flynn’s 2012 novel Gone Girl, a keen psychological thriller tightly woven through a series of twists ending in a subtle cliffhanger. The plot revolves around the novel’s two main characters, Nick and Amy Dunne, a youngish married couple who have recently relocated to Nick’s hometown of Carthage, Missouri. The story is set during the Great Recession in which both Nick and Amy have lost their jobs as writers in New York City. The novel opens on the day of their fifth wedding anniversary and the mysterious disappearance of Amy Elliot Dunne, who also happens to be the living archetype for her psychologist parents’ popular Amazing Amy children’s books.
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Beth Cook Named Deputy Director of Public Service

Laramie County Library System is pleased to announce it has welcomed Beth Cook as its new Deputy Director of Public Service. In her role, Beth will oversee the Circulation & Branch Services, Cataloging Services, Youth & Outreach Services, and Adult Services divisions while ensuring that the library’s standards for customer service and innovation are being consistently met. She will help lead the library in its collection development, strategic planning, public programs and events, community outreach, and technological innovation. Her role is part of the library’s Administrative team and is responsible for helping Laramie County Library System operate on a daily basis while also envisioning and planning for its future growth.
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