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February READO Challenge

Burns and Pine Bluffs Branch Libraries WY

February 1–28 Library Hours Drop into the library to pick up a bingo reading challenge sheet and show how much you love to read. Complete the READO sheet and return it to the library to receive a cool prize! (Pre-K–Grade 5; Burns and Pine Bluffs Branch Libraries)

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Puzzle Piece Art Collaboration

Burns and Pine Bluffs Branch Libraries WY

February 1–28 Library Hours Puzzle away with our collaborative art project! Select a random puzzle piece and design to your heart’s content with the provided art supplies. When done, add your creative piece to the puzzle. At the end of the month we will get to enjoy the finished puzzle art masterpiece. (Grades K–12; Burns and Pine Bluffs Branch Libraries)

Taxpayer Advocate Service: Problem Solving Day

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

The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will be available throughout the day to educate taxpayers on filing accurate tax returns, provide refund timing information, and inform taxpayers about self-help tools and resources for checking on refund statuses. TAS can also assist individuals and small businesses with tax issues they have not been able to resolve with the IRS. Take advantage of ...

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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: February 3: Aladdin (PG) February 10: Lady and the Tramp (G) February 17: Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (PG) February 24: The Bad Guys (PG)

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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: February 3: The Bad Guys (PG) February 10: Aladdin (PG) February 17: Gnomeo and Juliet (G) February 24: Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (PG)

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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: March 3: Horton Hears a Who (G) March 10: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (PG) March 17: Brave (PG) March 24: Nanny ...

Storytime at Wyoming State Museum’s Family Day (RSVP Required through the Museum)

Wyoming State Museum 2301 Central Ave, Cheyenne, WY

We’re taking storytime to the museum! Head on over to the Wyoming State Museum for their Family Day to participate in one of our early literacy storytimes and other fun activities. Visit the Wyoming State Museum’s website at wyomuseum.wyo.gov to register for the event. This month’s Family Day theme is Wyoming Winter. (Children & Families; Wyoming State Museum–2301 Central Ave.)

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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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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 ...

StoryWalk® Sunday

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

Let us introduce you to our StoryWalk® title for February: Bad Dog by Mike Boldt. We will meet in the Willow Room, but the StoryWalk® will be outside, so dress for the weather! Afterwards, we will have snacks and crafts in the Willow Room. If you can’t make it to the StoryWalk® Sunday event, the outdoor StoryWalk® is available rain ...

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Make It Mondays

Burns Branch 112 Main Street, Burns, WY

Make and take home a heart-shaped bird feeder to show kindness to our feathered friends! (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 heart-shaped bird feeder to show kindness to our feathered friends. (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 and Dementia Educational Series: Effective Communication Strategies (RSVP Required for Online Attendees)

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

This program teaches caregivers to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Participants will leave with strategies for meaningful connection with people in early, middle, and late stage dementia. 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)

Artists Study: Basquiat and Ringgold

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

In celebration of Black History Month, join us as we explore the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Faith Ringgold through books, art appreciation, and art projects. You can take your artwork home, or put it on display in the library! (Grades K–6; Early Literacy Center)

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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 ...