Did you know that prior to 1960, if your family was of Hispanic origins, you were not allowed to live in housing north of Pershing? Or that your grandfather might have been passed up for certain jobs due to his race? In Laramie County, 17.4 percent of the population is of Hispanic origin. (http://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/PST045215/00).
Not long ago I had a good conversation with a patron about IT stuff (which is fitting, since that’s what the library pays me to do). During the discussion, he shared that he was apprehensive about updating software on his personal computer and asked me what I thought.
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 …
Total dollar value of grants awarded to agencies and individuals in Wyoming since 2006:
As the Digital Marketing Specialist for the Library, one might assume I possess a great deal of artistic ability. Unfortunately, one would also be mistaken!
As 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!
Popular 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:
Looking 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 …
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 …
Library lingo can be confusing. Did you know there’s a difference between a reference book and a Reference book (with a capital R).