The Library Café will reopen on Monday, November 30 at 9am. The Library Café will return to its previous operating hours of Monday through Friday, 9am to 2pm. In an abundance of caution, Laramie County Library System temporarily closed The Library Café to ensure that all its employees were healthy before reopening.
Laramie County Library System recently welcomed Michael Pearlman to its Board of Directors. Michael’s first term on the Board will last from October, 2020 to June 30, 2023. Board members for Laramie County Library System are appointed by the County Commissioners who are required by Wyoming State statutes to provide library services to their constituents. Individuals who are interested in serving on the Laramie County Library Board must fill out an application and turn it into the Commissioner’s office at least two months in advance to an open position. Every time we welcome a new member to our Board of Directors, we like to offer the community an opportunity to get to know a little bit about them and their goals for Laramie County Library System. Michael shared some of his insights about the library and his goals for its future with us.
Laramie County Library System was honored with the Compassion-In-Action Award from Compassionate Cheyenne in a small ceremony at the library last week. The award, which seeks to recognize organizations or individuals who are helping foster compassion throughout the community, acknowledged the library’s efforts to welcome and support every single member of the Laramie County community. The award extends to all library facilities including the libraries in Cheyenne, Burns, Pine Bluffs, and the Bookmobile.
Nancy Loomis, the project leader for the Community Wildlife Habitat Project, West Edge District, is returning to our blog for another post in her series about the Laramie County Library Rain Garden Project! Read below to learn about late season blooms and preparation for the winter.
Jeff Geyer, the Water Specialist with the Laramie County Conservation District is visiting our blog for another post in the series about the “Laramie County Library Water-wise and Pollinator Bio-retention System (Project).” Read his post to learn about how gardens can play a huge role in our water quality!Read More
It’s been said that everyone is Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day, but if you really do have Irish ancestry every day of the year you aren’t alone. More than 36 million Americans reported that they had Irish ancestry in the 2008 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s approximately 12% of the total population of the country.
Nancy Loomis, the project leader for the Community Wildlife Habitat Project, West Edge District, is returning to our blog for another post in her series about the “Laramie County Library Water-wise and Pollinator Bio-retention System (Project).” Read below to learn about Monarch butterflies, and how some of the floral additions that were made to the library’s detention pond are helping their population flourish! Read More
Laramie County Library System was awarded the Public Library Association and Microsoft Corporation’s “Public WiFi Access Micro Grant.” The grant was created to provide libraries in rural localities with the needed hardware to expand WiFi access on or near library grounds. Our IT team recently installed the new hotspots in both the Burns and Pine Bluffs branches, and we wanted to provide our library users with some information about the improvements! Read More
Beginning Tuesday, September 1, Laramie County Library System will reinstate its normal operating hours for the Cheyenne, Burns, and Pine Bluffs libraries. Curbside pick-up of holds will now be available in all three facilities anytime they are open. For information on placing a hold for curbside pick-up, please visit https://LaramieCountyLibrary.org/curbside/.Read More