The Booklovers Bash Has Gone Virtual

C.J. Box is in the house! Or, should we say C.J. Box is in your house? The famous author will be live-streamed straight to your home from the Cheyenne library on Friday, September 25 for this year’s virtual Booklovers Bash.

Taking a Genealogical Journey back to Ireland

It’s been said that everyone is Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day, but if you really do have Irish ancestry every day of the year you aren’t alone. More than 36 million Americans reported that they had Irish ancestry in the 2008 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s approximately 12% of the total population of the country.

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, No It’s a Monarch Butterfly!

Nancy Loomis, the project leader for the Community Wildlife Habitat Project, West Edge District, is returning to our blog for another post in her series about the “Laramie County Library Water-wise and Pollinator Bio-retention System (Project).” Read below to learn about Monarch butterflies, and how some of the floral additions that were made to the library’s detention pond are helping …

Job Posting: Library 2 Business (L2B) Specialist (part-time)

Application deadline is Monday, September 21, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. 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 …

Laramie County Library System Awarded Grant to Extend WiFi Access in Rural Branches

Laramie County Library System was awarded the Public Library Association and Microsoft Corporation’s “Public WiFi Access Micro Grant.” The grant was created to provide libraries in rural localities with the needed hardware to expand WiFi access on or near library grounds. Our IT team recently installed the new hotspots in both the Burns and Pine Bluffs branches, and we wanted …

Job Posting: Volunteer Coordinator (part-time)

Application deadline is Monday, September 28, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. 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 …

Laramie County Library System to Reinstate Normal Operating Hours

Beginning Tuesday, September 1, Laramie County Library System will reinstate its normal operating hours for the Cheyenne, Burns, and Pine Bluffs libraries. Curbside pick-up of holds will now be available in all three facilities anytime they are open. For information on placing a hold for curbside pick-up, please visit https://LaramieCountyLibrary.org/curbside/.

Meet the Native Species

Nancy Loomis, the project leader for the Community Wildlife Habitat Project, West Edge District, is returning to our blog for another post in her series about the “Laramie County Library Water-wise and Pollinator Bio-retention System (Project).” Read below to learn about some of the floral additions that were made to the library’s detention pond this summer!

Welcoming New Board Member Stacia Berry to the Library

Laramie County Library System recently welcomed Stacia Berry to its Board of Directors. Stacia’s first term on the Board will last from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023. 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 …

Change in Service: Cloudlibrary to Replace RBDigital

Attention RBDigital Audiobook and Magazine users! RBDigital has been acquired by Overdrive and the RBDigital service will no longer be available to Wyoming library users starting September 16. We have been working with the Wyoming State Library and Recorded Books on this. To continue providing you with downloadable audiobooks, all of our RBDigital licenses will be transferred to our Cloudlibrary …