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Abstraction/ Ancestors/ Altered Books

1st and 3rd Floors 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

January 6–February 9 Library Hours On pages removed from antique books, artist Jennie Kiessling combines practicing abstract art with the story of her Italian ancestors through the words of her family. Her work encourages viewers to consider their own family’s stories and words. Enjoy this exhibit on the library’s 1st and 3rd floors, and visit Clay Paper Scissors Gallery in ...

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Book Babies

Early Literacy Center 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Join us for a short early literacy class designed just for babies and their caregivers! Enjoy books, songs, lap bounces, and rhymes! Afterwards, babies can play with our educational toys while caregivers visit. (Ages Birth–24 Months; Early Literacy Center)

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Movies at the Library

Burns Branch 112 Main Street, Burns, WY

Come to the Burns Branch Library each Friday to watch a family-friendly film. Feel free to bring your favorite snacks; we’ll provide the popcorn! (All Ages; Burns Branch Library) Movies by week: January 6: Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (rated PG) January 13: Abominable (rated PG) January 20: Lightyear (rated PG) January 27: DC Super League of Pets ...

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Friday Matinee

Pine Bluffs Branch 110 East 2nd St, Pine Bluffs, WY

Spend your Friday afternoons at the library to watch a family-friendly matinee. Each week will feature a different movie. Bring a favorite snack and enjoy the show! (Children & Families; Pine Bluffs Branch Library) Movies by week: January 6: Lightyear (rated PG) January 13: Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (rated PG) January 20: Abominable (rated PG) January 27: ...

Positive Aging: Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Cottonwood Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Pack your bags because we’re going to Paris! Join us to watch Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (PG, 2022). Mrs. Harris, a widowed cleaning lady from London, falls in love with a Dior dress and decides she must go to Paris to get one of her own, changing her life–and the House of Dior–along the way. Featuring Lesley Manville. Enjoy ...

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Virtual SaturD&D (RSVP Required)

Virtually via Discord

Role-playing adventure is just a click away. Join our Teen D&D online community and get started on creating a character today. Don’t have a Discord account yet? No problem! Laramie County Library offers Discord Communities for teens to interact, chat, and play online. To participate, you will need a phone, tablet, or computer with internet connection and a Discord account. ...

Family After Hours: Mini Golf

Cottonwood Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Mini golf in January? It may be cold outside, but this fun is inside where it is toasty and warm! Challenge your family to see who the champion is and finish off your nine holes with some tasty cocoa and marshmallows. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The last round will start at 7:50pm, so don’t wait too ...

High Altitude Gardening 101: Vegetable Seed Starting

Cottonwood Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Gardening in Laramie County isn’t like gardening on the coasts or even like gardening in Fort Collins, but success can be yours! Join us to learn how gardeners on the High Plains grow food for their tables. We will be focusing on seed starting and nursery set-up for the 2023 vegetable growing season. Presented by the Seed Library of Laramie ...

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100 Books for Every Child: A Beanstack Challenge

Virtually via Beanstack 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

Beginning January 1, 2023, we are encouraging children ages 3–5 (and their parents/caregivers) to read Laramie County Library System’s 100 Books for Every Child as part of an ongoing Beanstack challenge! These 100 books were carefully curated by Laramie County Library System’s youth librarians who recommend that the titles are read to every child before they enter Kindergarten. After you ...

Young Readers Book Party

Early Literacy Center 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

You’re invited to a party! A book party! Join us for a celebration of reading with young readers that’s a little bit early literacy class, and a little bit more! We will read and talk about books, sing, play, and learn. This month’s theme is Space.     (Grades Pre-K–2; Early Literacy Center)

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Make It Mondays

Burns Branch 112 Main Street, Burns, WY

Get crafty at the Burns Branch Library! Make and take home a paper-chain snowman while warming up at the library. (All Ages; Burns Branch Library)

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Craftastic Tuesdays

Pine Bluffs Branch 110 East 2nd St, Pine Bluffs, WY

Get crafty at the library! Make and take home a paper-chain snowman as you warm up in the library. (All Ages; Pine Bluffs Branch Library)

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Winter Reading Bingo

Pine Bluffs Branch 110 East 2nd St, Pine Bluffs, WY

January 3–31 Library Hours Beat the winter blues with this reading challenge! Complete the bingo sheet and you will earn a small prize. One lucky reader will win the prize drawing. (All Ages; Pine Bluffs Branch Library)

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Tales Together

Early Literacy Center 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Join us for an interactive early literacy class for preschool children and their caregivers. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Early Literacy Center)

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Homeschool Hangout

Sage Room - 2nd Floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Join us for fun and interesting activities during your trip to the library. At each hangout we will offer crafts, STEM, or improv activities. You never know what you will get, so come and see what’s happening!  (Grades 3–12; Sage Room)

Alzheimer’s Educational Series: Research Update (RSVP Required for Online Attendees)

Sunflower Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

An overview of Alzheimer’s disease science and the latest advances in research on prevention, treatment, and possible cures. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Wyoming 211. Attendees can participate in person or via Zoom. Attendees can participate in person or via Zoom. Visit https://bit.ly/AlzLaramieCounty to register and receive Zoom information. (Adults; Sunflower Room or via Zoom)

Book Discussion Group

Windflower Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Join us this January in reading Gillian Flynn’s gritty thriller, Gone Girl. Nick and Amy Dunne spin a not-so-fun tale of the unraveling of their deeply dysfunctional marriage. Go to the 3rd floor Ask Here desk to get your copy of the book and join us on the last Tuesday of the month for tea and scones. (Adults; Windflower Room)

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Improv for Teens

Sage Room - 2nd Floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Come laugh and learn at Improv for Teens! Create scenes through improvisational games, work cooperatively with others, and build real life skills. Experience new ways to think on your feet and unlock your creative potential in a supportive collaborative environment! (Teens; Sage Room)

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Wyoming Book Awards Beanstack Challenge

Virtually via Beanstack 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

February 1–March 15 All Hours It’s almost time for the Wyoming Book Awards! Wyoming has three book awards to give out and we need you to decide which books to give them to! Read at least three of the ten nominated books in your age category and vote for your favorite in our Beanstack challenge. Keep reading from the nominee ...