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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; ...

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Tween/Teen LARPing

Teen Lounge 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Join us for LARPing at the library. LARP (Live Action Role Playing) is a collaborative role playing game where participants will create characters, designate specific roles, create costumes, build armor and weapons out of cardboard, and make some friends along the way. This will be a series of events working on different aspects of LARPing, ending with a final campaign. ...

CANCELED: Oceans of Stories Featuring Rainbow Fish

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

This event has been canceled for Sunday, June 26. The Ocean of Stories with Rainbow Fish event on Friday, June 24 will still take place as scheduled. Please return to our events calendar to review other events for youth and families. Join us for a special family Tales Together as we learn more about our ocean friends. We’ll have stories, ...

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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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Make It Mondays

Burns Branch 112 Main Street, Burns, WY

Get crafty at the library every Monday! Make and take home a spring- themed craft. (All Ages; Burns Branch Library)

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Craftastic Tuesdays

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

Get crafty on Tuesdays! Make and take home a pom-pom baby shark . . . .doo doo doo do do do do. (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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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)

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Teen Crafts

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

Never know what to do with your hands? Not anymore! Come spend some time making unique crafts. Snacks will be provided. (Teens; Sage Room)

Book Discussion Group

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

For our June discussion, we’ll be reading J.D. Vance’s memoir Hillbilly Elegy. This book was widely praised at the time of its 2016 publication but has since come under sharp criticism for its portrayal of Appalachia and the American working class. Come to the 3rd floor Ask Here desk to retrieve your copy of the book and join us for ...

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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 can sit independently without an adult and will be going into Kindergarten in the fall ...

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Ocean Explorers Club (Grades K–2)

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

Have you ever wanted to explore the depths of the ocean? Take the plunge and join us for a new STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activity each week to learn something about the ocean and to start your journey towards becoming an ocean explorer! (Grades K–2; Early Literacy Center)

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Ocean Explorers Club (Grades 3–6)

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

Have you ever wanted to explore the depths of the ocean? Take the plunge and join us for a new STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activity each week to learn something about the ocean and to start your journey towards becoming an ocean explorer! (Grades 3–6; Early Literacy Center)

Adult Craft Night: Build a Bee House (RSVP Required)

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

Celebrate National Pollinator Month by joining us for Adult Craft Night! We'll be making bee houses for our native solitary pollinators like mason bees and leafcutter bees. These friendly bees are great for your garden, but don't live in hives like their honey bee cousins. Adults over 18, come ready to get creative and save the bees! RSVP for this ...

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY

Join us for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive early literacy class, we will practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP below to receive an email with the Zoom link. (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Live via Zoom) Click Here to RSVP

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Fun for Kids!

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

Join us for an interactive storytime session to promote early literacy through books, songs, puppets, crafts, and much more! (Pre-k & Families; Pine Bluffs Branch Library) Themes by week: June 2: Author Spotlight: Eric Carle June 9: Storyteller Favorites June 16: A Day at the Beach June 23: Dinosaurs June 30: Oceans of Stories Featuring the Rainbow Fish