Featured image: “Common Humanity: Grief of the World” by Katie Christensen Introduction from exhibit curator, Camellia El-Antably: Imagine your story…it is a theme as broad as the ocean, and yet, somehow, in this time of pandemic, so necessary to survival. Shut in our homes, many of us have begun to imagine new realities for ourselves, our loved ones, and the …
The Way We Worked
Who Made America? The Way We Worked exhibit comes to Laramie County Library to explore the answer to that very question. “Who made America/ Whose sweat and blood, whose faith and pain/ Whose hand at the foundry, whose plow in the rain/ Must bring back our mighty dream again.” These words from Langston Hughes’ 1938 poem, “Let America Be America …
Thinking Money Exhibit for Teens, Tweens and Their Families
What’s green and doesn’t grow on trees? Money! Join Ella, Shoo, Curie, Petro, Boo and Alize on a financial expedition through our new exhibit Thinking Money at the Laramie County Library on the 2nd floor. The characters face danger, acquire important skills and navigate the ever-changing world of personal finance in this engaging exhibit.
18th Annual RSVP ArtFest On Exhibit
RSVP ArtFest Show & Sale November 21 – December 18 | Library Hours Enjoy art and photography created by talented locals. Like a piece so much you’d like to have it in your home? Purchase one (or more) for yourself or someone as a gift. Contact RSVP at 307-635-2435 for prices. (All Ages; All Floors)
New Give/Take Exhibit Explores Human Emotion
On exhibit: October 5 – November 8. Library Hours What happens when 11 women artists get together to nourish each other? Give/Take happens, and a traveling art exhibit is born! Each artist explores how we need, receive, and provide nourishment on many levels, including physical, mental, and spiritual. The artists believe that their concept is relevant today, especially in light …
O Folio, Folio! wherefore art thou Folio?
Way back in 2008, the Laramie County Library hosted the traveling exhibit Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World. The Wyoming State Museum agreed to be the Library’s partner and their staff curated a wonderful complementary exhibit of the Museum’s artifacts that highlighted the impact Franklin’s inventions and ideas had on Wyoming.
New Exhibits: The Game of Life: Inspiration and the Artist Book
Introduction from exhibit curator, Katie Christensen: It was a joy to curate the Laramie County Library System’s Inspiration and the Artist Book exhibition and see it grow in its second year. Each year, the theme is connected to the Library’s Summer Reading Celebration theme. For 2016, the exhibit’s title, The Game of Life, compliments Exercise Your Mind: READ!
Latino Americans: 500 Years of History at Your Library
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).
Wyoming Grasslands + Invasive Paper IV
Both displays, which are exhibited together to complement one another, will be on display through January and viewable during regular library hours.