Do you remember being a kid making wonderful things in art class from the vast array of colorful papers, crayons, paints, and assorted materials? I sure do – art was always my favorite class and I loved my art teachers!Read More
Blog Post: Advice from the Computer Center: Create Memorable Passwords
Our world revolves around technology. More and more businesses and services are requiring us to use computers, smartphones and tablets to access our accounts and information. So not only do you need a password to log into your device, you’ll need one that’s unique for each account (and sometimes one that features seven letters, one number, a character, your checking account number, a valid photo I.D., and the promise of your first-born child…. I’m just kidding, but haven’t you felt that way?) I thought that it could be helpful to talk about creating memorable secure passwords.Read More
Blog Post:What Mess? A behind-the-scenes look at Youth and Outreach Services at the Library
“A messy desk is the sign of creative mind.” So the saying goes.
If this is true, then the state of the Youth and Outreach storage area was totally justifiable—or at least we liked to think it was.
I like to think I have one of the best jobs on the planet: I get to play with puppets, sing songs, make crafts, and read really silly books to make kids laugh all while teaching them about noses and toeses! What could be better? Read More
Blog Post: Mini-Books at the Writing desk
Hey, kids—already finished the 2nd floor scavenger hunt? Tired of just reading books all the time? Looking to flex your creative muscles?
We’ve got a new spot on the 2nd floor that’s just perfect for young writers! Tucked into a corner of the 2nd floor near the Sage Room and tween hangout spot is a wooden writing desk, Read More
Blog Post: Book Sale Room Brings in Big Bucks for LCLS
Last year, we raised more than $26,000 from donation sales in the Book Sale Room. That’s by selling don ated materials such as books, DVDs, CDs, record albums, books on CD, and more. Stuff that you don’t want made us money—which, in part, helps fund programs, special supplies, and many other things.Read More
10 Things to do besides check-out books!
1. Research your genealogy
2. Get a delicious scone, and enjoy it in the Library
3.Get one-on-one computer help
4.Take your baby to baby-lap-sit
5.Send your teenager to Pokémon league
6.Bring your grade-schooler to Lego build
7. Get your document notarized – 2nd floor room 226, to the left of the elevators.
8. Make copies – 1st floor blue room
9. Read several newspapers – 1st floor, Northeast Corner
10.Use articles & databases for your term paper
Wyoming Grasslands + Invasive Paper IV
Both displays, which are exhibited together to complement one another, will be on display through January and viewable during regular library hours.
Embracing Change: Welcome to the New Laramie County Library System Website
January is a month ripe for resolutions of change. To better ourselves, or to experience something different. Sometimes change brings the feeling of something new—either in terms of freshness and relevancy, or experience.
The new Laramie County Library System website is a product of both these changes. We’re choosing to embrace this change, because it means we can bring you the best customer service in an entirely new way.Read More