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Habitat: Artists’ Books

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

June 10–August 21 Library Hours Curated by University of Wyoming art professor Mark Ritchie, this year’s iteration of Laramie County Library’s annual book arts exhibit features collaborative work by artists and writers from Wyoming, Wales, and around the United States. Each artist/writer pairing was challenged with creating a broadside or folio interpreting the concept and meaning of habitat. (All Ages; ...

Adopt a Shelter Pet at the Library

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

Join human, canine, and feline representatives from Black Dog Animal Rescue to fill out adoption documents, meet adoptable animals, receive information about additional adoptable animals, learn how to take care of new pets, and more! You can also bring pet food and supplies to the event for donation to local shelters. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

End of Summer Spectacular: Un-lazy River (Pine Bluffs)

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

Today marks the last day to pick up Summer Reading Challenge prizes in Pine Bluffs and we don’t want you to miss out on all the fun! You won’t need a swimsuit when you take a trip down our un-lazy river obstacle course. Finish off with a glass of cold lemonade and a cookie. (All Ages; Pine Bluffs Branch Library)

Kindermusik®

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

Sing, sway, laugh, and play with skilled educator Laura Sutton. (Ages 2–5; Early Literacy Center)

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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. ...

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Summer Reading Challenge Bookmark Contest Exhibit

2nd floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

June 6–September 6 Library Hours Enjoy the creativity of hundreds of 3rd and 4th grade students from Laramie County in the annual bookmark contest! Pick up a bookmark of the winning designs at any library location. (All Ages; 2nd Floor)

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Oceans of Possibilities Obstacle Course (Burns)

Burns Branch 112 Main Street, Burns, WY

August 1–31 Library Hours Imagine your possibilities as your explore and move like the ocean creatures along our indoor obstacle course. (Children & Families; Burns Branch Library)

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Make It Mondays

Burns Branch 112 Main Street, Burns, WY

Get crafty at the library every Monday! Make and take home a cool popsicle stick bookmark that looks like a shark, whale, or whatever you’d like it to be. (All Ages; Burns Branch Library)

End of Summer Spectacular: Un-lazy River (Burns)

Burns Branch 112 Main Street, Burns, WY

Today marks the last day to pick up Summer Reading prizes in Burns and we don’t want you to miss out on all the fun! You won’t need a swimsuit when you take a trip down our un-lazy river obstacle course. Finish off with a cold glass of lemonade and a cookie. (All Ages; Burns Branch Library)

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Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

July 19–August 28 Library Hours Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II Smithsonian poster exhibition traces the story of Japanese national and Japanese American incarceration during World War II and the people who survived it. Based on an original exhibition at the National Museum of American History, the Righting a Wrong poster exhibition encourages viewers to engage in ...

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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 jellyfish or an recycled water bottle jellyfish to finish off our Summer Reading Challenge theme. (All Ages; Pine Bluffs Branch Library)

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Oceans of Possibilities Obstacle Course

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

August 2–31 Library Hours Imagine your possibilities as you explore and move like the ocean creatures along our indoor obstacle course. (Children & Families; 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)

Library for All

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

Welcome to our event specifically geared towards adults with disabilities! Join us for crafts, science, and LEGO® fun! For August, we will have a final summer celebration blast doing squirt bottle painting. Be sure to wear clothes that are okay for getting messy. Please bring your staff with you. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Youth Chess Club

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

Chess Club is back for the summer! Whether you’re a beginner or a novice, all will be welcome to learn moves and strategies and to just have fun! Children and teens in grades 2–12 are welcome to participate. (Grades 2–12; Early Literacy Center)

Jewish Genealogy

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

As part of the library’s programming for Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition for libraries, this class will give you a start in researching your Jewish ancestors in records found in the United States, Europe, and Israel. We will cover resources such as Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, and JewishGen.org. We will also explore information located in libraries, archives, and vital record ...

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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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Ready Readers

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

Do you have a preschooler that will be going to kindergarten? Come join us! We will be reading books, singing songs, working on fine motor skills, and more to help get your child ready to jump into school! This event is meant for preschoolers who will be going into Kindergarten in the fall of 2022 (Ages 4–5; Sage Room)

Brown Bag Book Club (Pine Bluffs)

Main Street Park S Main St., Burns

Looking for a great book to read and fun with friends? Then Brown Bag Book Club is for you! We will be reading Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai. Sign up at the Pine Bluffs Branch Library to receive a copy of the book. After the discussion, we will create beaded dragonflies. Bring a sack lunch along with ...