Seed Library Order Form

Welcome to the Seed Library of Laramie County! Since the library building is closed for safety, we are offering this year’s seed check-out process through our website, and then we’ll mail the seed packets to you (it may take a few days for them to arrive). Please open the seed library catalog (PDF) to view available seeds. You may check …

2019 Seed Library Kickoff

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Get seeds for your garden and tips for simple, affordable gardening! We’ve chosen a wide variety of flowers, herbs, and vegetables suitable for beginning gardeners in our climate. Seeds and advice are free; no library card needed. Each person is limited to 12 packets of seeds. Presented by Seed Library of Laramie County, a joint project of Laramie County Library …

Tales From The Seed Library of Laramie County

I’ve planted giant sunflowers for years, trying different varieties and various locations. I love sunflowers for their impressive height and their bright, cheerful blossoms, which remind me of miniature suns. This year I got a late start on planting. When I realized I hadn’t purchased any sunflower seeds, I thought, why don’t I get some from the LCLS Seed Library?

Seed Library of Laramie County

The Seed Library of Laramie County is a joint project of Laramie County Library System and Laramie County Master Gardeners. It is housed at the library in an effort to introduce residents to gardening, and provide education on seed-saving and developing a green thumb. We have easy-to-grow seeds that will do well in our climate, so you’ll have success in …

Funding for the Library Detention Pond Project

The initial meeting on diversifying the plantings in the library’s detention pond established the broad strokes for the project. The next step was to find monetary support. After several unsuccessful attempts to find a funding source, Catherine Wissner, the Laramie County Horticulturist through the University of Wyoming’s Extension Office, directed the project coordinators to the “Specialty Crop Block Grant Program”.

Laramie County Library Detention Pond

As a LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified building, Laramie County Library is dedicated to continually pursuing advancements that make us better stewards of the community and the environment. One of those pursuits is the transformation of the library’s detention pond.

Winter Seed Sowing

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Some seeds need cold temperatures, moisture, and natural sunlight cycles to germinate. Laramie County Master Gardener Michelle Bohanan will demonstrate a winter sowing method to start these plants without taking chances on the weather, hungry birds raiding your seeds, or frozen seedlings. We will also have a seed swap, so bring some seeds to trade! Presented in partnership with Prairie …

Growing Giant Pumpkins on the High Plains

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How do you grow a record-breaking giant pumpkin? Current Wyoming record holder Andy Corbin will cover 11 key elements, including preparation, germination, watering, protection, and competition. Free seeds with top-of-the-line genetics will be provided. Presented in partnership with Seed Library of Laramie County and Andy Corbin, Plains and Rocky Mountain Great Pumpkin Commonwealth representative, and Rocky Mountain Giant Vegetable Growers …

Tourists Welcome!

You might think that the library is only for residents of Laramie County, however, our 100,000 square foot, air conditioned, three story building is brimming with services and activities for anyone visiting or passing through Cheyenne.

Services

We strive to be on the cutting edge and have received several honors including National Library of the Year and a LEED Gold Certification for being environmentally friendly. USA Today named us one of the Top 10 Libraries in which to curl up and read a book. Articles & Databases Booksale Room Computer Center & WIFI eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines Exhibits …