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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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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)

On the Cold Trail of the Elk Mountain Murderers with Mark E. Miller

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

Have you heard of Big Nose George Parrot, Robert Widdowfield, or Henry H. “Tip” Vincent? Join us for an evening with author and retired Wyoming State Archaeologist Mark E. Miller as he discusses his new book Big Nose George: His Troublesome Trail. Part true crime, part Wyoming history, Miller separates fact from Wild West legend as he examines the investigation ...

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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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)

Band of Brothers: Why We Fight Screening

Burns Branch 112 Main Street, Burns, WY

Visit the Burns Branch Library for a showing of the 2001 Band of Brothers episode, “Why We Fight” (rated TV-MA). The episode details a United States Army unit’s liberation of a concentration camp, and explore the soldier’s horror at realizing the Nazis were more evil and horrifying than they could have imagined. Afterwards, we will consider the episode and what ...

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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: July 1: Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (rated PG) July 8: The Adventures of Tintin (rated PG) July 15: Spies in Disguise (rated ...

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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. ...

Bike to the Library Day

Performance Park 2200 Pioneer Ave., Cheyenne

Celebrate National Be a Kid Again Day! What better way to feel like a kid again than to hop on your bike on a summer day and ride to the library? Meet your friends for afternoon bike show-and-tell, draw your bike in sidewalk chalk, or snag an ice-cold Capri Sun as you roll by. Ride safe, wanna-be kids, and remember ...

Tales Together at Cahill Park

Cahill Park Dell Range & Friendship Circle, Cheyenne, WY

We are bringing stories back to the park for the summer! Join us outside for a special early literacy class as we practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! This month, we will be at Cahill Park next to the playground. Bring a blanket or chairs and get ready for some fun! (Ages 18 Months–5 Years; Cahill ...

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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. ...

Second Saturday STEAM (RSVP Required)

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

Children in grades 3–6 can join us each month as we explore a variety of STEAM topics (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) with crafts, games, experiments, and more! This month, we’re exploring the solution to ocean pollution with a STEAM challenge to design the best invention for removing waste from the ocean. RSVP below to reserve a spot for ...

Genealogy Beyond the Basics

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

This class will take you beyond the very basics of genealogy research and into some forgotten resources that can tell you about your ancestors. We will discuss how to research your ancestors in newspapers and wills along with church, land, immigration, and military records using both Internet and print resources. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

All Ages Chess

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

Whether you’re 7 or 70, everyone is invited to this fun chess event! We will spend the first part of the hour exploring fun strategy and spend the rest of the time playing. (All Ages; Cottonwood Room)

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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)

Water Fight at the Paul Smith Children’s Village

Paul Smith Children's Village 616 S. Lions Park Drive, Cheyenne, WY

Summer is here and the heat is on! Come and cool off with a water fight over at the Paul Smith Children’s Village. You will get soaked at this event, so please dress accordingly. Squirt guns, popsicles, and beverages will be provided. In the case of inclement weather, this event will be canceled. (Teens; Paul Smith Children’s Village–616 S Lions ...

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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 summer-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 at the library! Make and take home a 3D paper octopus to display in your home. (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)