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2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
307-634-3561

June 2019

Tween After-Hours: End of School Party! RSVP Required

June 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

School’s out and it’s time to party! Kick off your summer vacation the right way with our games, snacks, and fun! (Grades 3-6; Cottonwood Room)

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Infinity and Beyond!

June 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

We’re celebrating summer vacation and the new Toy Story movie with fun carnival games and crafts! Even Buzz Lightyear thinks this event is out of this world! (Children & Families; Cottonwood Room)

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Mingle and Make: Constellation Opening

June 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come enjoy an after-hours evening at the library! Try out the art of paper quilling while you enjoy a glass of wine on us, (ID required) and peruse all the new art in our annual Book Arts Exhibit. Those under 21 are still welcome to attend. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Yoga Together

June 12, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on June 22, 2019 at 10:15 am

Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Sun and Moon! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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Space Camp

June 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Calling all astronauts! Join your fellow trainees in an intense space camp to explore the universe. We will have new challenges for you to complete throughout the summer. Earn your badges and finally reach the stars. It’s going to be stellar! (Grades 1-6; Cottonwood Room)

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Used Equipment Sale

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Computers, printers, and servers, oh my! The library is overflowing with used equipment, so we will be selling a variety of electronic items ranging in price. All sales are final and equipment will only be sold “as is.” Proceeds from the used equipment sale go back into library programs. (All Ages; Cottonwood Room)

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Reach for the Stars

June 21, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join magicians Mr. E and Kyle Groves for an exciting “Reach for the Stars” show! This event will take you on a journey into the universe of magic, mystery, and reading fun. There will be impossible magic, off-the-wall comedy, music, and lots of audience participation! This enchanting show is great for the entire family! (Children & Families; Cottonwood Room)

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Positive Aging

June 21, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

To Dance with the White Dog is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek’s beloved wife dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and confidant. Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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July 2019

History of the Blues: Part Two

July 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Joey Leone is returning to the Laramie County Library to discuss the History of the Blues! Join us as Joey covers more of the history, influences, and impact of American blues music through songs, stories, and historical facts. Over his long career, Joey has toured as a sideman guitar player and bandleader for many high-profile artists, including Etta James, The Coasters, Same & Dave, Wilson Pickett, and many more. Bring an ID and cash for drinks. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Yoga Together

July 10, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Summer! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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Positive Aging

July 12, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

In the film I, Daniel Blake (rated NC-17), a 59-year-old carpenter who recently suffered a heart attack must fight bureaucratic forces in order to gain the healthcare benefits he deserves. Along the way, he finds an unlikely new friend. Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Moon Landing After-Hours – RSVP and permission slip required

July 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come re-live the lunar landing era on its 50th anniversary! Watch Neil Armstrong walk on the moon, play some out of sight space trivia for prizes, and dig into lots of groovy 60’s inspired snacks. After sunset, we can even do a little moon viewing. Arrive in style decked out in 1960’s clothing and win a prize for the hippest outfit! *After-hours events required a signed permission slip from a parent or guardian, permission slips can be picked up at…

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Sci-Fi Family Films: After-Hours

July 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

We will be playing some of our favorite space-themed movies all summer long! Join us throughout the month to get lost in the cinematic universe. We’ll provide the popcorn and show the movie Home (rated PG) for our after-hours viewing! *Minors must be accompanied by an adult for after-hours films (Children & Families; Cottonwood Room)

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Space Camp

July 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Calling all astronauts! Join your fellow trainees in an intense space camp to explore the universe. We will have new challenges for you to complete throughout the summer. Earn your badges and finally reach the stars. It’s going to be stellar! (Grades 1-6; Willow Room 7/3; Cottonwood Room 7/17)

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Rocky Mountain Puppets Presents Space-A-Cade

July 18, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Houston, we have a problem . . . Lenny’s spaceship has crashed here on Earth and he needs our help to get him home! We are going to need all the brain power we can get to power Lenny’s ship to help him get back. Bring the whole family for a fun-filled, interactive puppetry experience! (Children & Families; Cottonwood Room)

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There’s No Crying in Baseball!

July 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come listen to Dolly Ozburn, as she recounts her time as part of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League! The league was the basis for the film, A League of Their Own, and Dolly collaborated on the making of the movie. She joined the league at the age of 14, and played for the Fort Wayne Daisies from 1952-1953 and South Bend Blue Sox in 1954. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Harry Potter’s Yule Ball After Party

July 31, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

If you’re a witch or wizard who has come of age, then this party is for you! Anyone 17 or older is invited to partake in the Yule Ball After Party. Join in on the book-based Harry Potter trivia, a costume contest, a make-your-own-wand craft, an escape room and some light refreshments! Grab your dress robes and head to the library for an evening of magical amusement! (Ages 17 and older; Cottonwood Room)

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August 2019

Dance the Night Away

August 2, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us at 6:15 pm for a crash course in swing dancing. At 7 pm, help us welcome Colorado swing band After Midnight. Dance the night away, or at least dance until 9 pm! Please wear shoes with very little traction. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Guardianship & Conservatorship: Taking Care of Mom, Dad, and Children

August 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Confused by adult or child guardianship? Come learn about the establishment, transfer, and termination of guardianship. We’ll also specifically cover child guardianship, adult guardianship, and conservatorship. A Q&A session and opportunities to apply for services will follow. Presented in partnership with Equal Justice Wyoming, University of Wyoming’s Estate Planning Practicum, and L2B. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Space Camp

August 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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One event on August 14, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Calling all astronauts! Join your fellow trainees in an intense space camp to explore the universe. We will have new challenges for you to complete throughout the summer. Earn your badges and finally reach the stars. It’s going to be stellar! Attend our final Space Camp on August 14 and receive your completion certificate and mission award! (Grades 1-6; Cottonwood Room)

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Sci-Fi Family Films: After-Hours

August 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

We will be playing some of our favorite space-themed movies all summer long! Join us throughout the month to get lost in the cinematic universe. We’ll provide the popcorn and show the movie Flight of the Navigator (rated PG) for our after-hours viewing! *Minors must be accompanied by an adult for after-hours films (Children & Families; Cottonwood Room)

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Last Minute College Prep

August 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Do you want to start college this fall or spring? Do you need help getting everything in order? Come join TRIO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) for a Last Minute College Prep Workshop! EOC can help with applying to college, paying for transcripts, filling out the FAFSA, and much more. (Teens & Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Yoga Together

August 14, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on August 17, 2019 at 10:15 am

Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Feelings! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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Positive Aging

August 16, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

In the film The Hero (rated R), an ailing Western movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality. Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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After-Hours: Tweens Fortnite in Real Life – Group A (RSVP Required)

August 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

It’s our classic tween NERF© night with a twist! Grab your squad and join us for Fortnite IRL (in real life)! We will stock plenty of snacks to keep your health and shield up. We are also throwing in some emote and dance battles, so RSVP and show us your moves! *After-hours events require a signed permission slip from a parent or guardian. (Grades 3-6; Cottonwood Room)

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After-Hours: Tweens Fortnite in Real Life – Group B (RSVP Required)

August 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

It’s our classic tween NERF© night with a twist! Grab your squad and join us for Fortnite IRL (in real life)! We will stock plenty of snacks to keep your health and shield up. We are also throwing in some emote and dance battles, so RSVP and show us your moves! *After-hours events require a signed permission slip from a parent or guardian. (Grades 3-6; Cottonwood Room)

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C.J. Box Book Signing: The Bitterroots

August 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come listen to C.J. Box as he reads excerpts and answers questions about his newest stand-alone novel, The Bitterroots. Books will be available for purchase before, during, and after the program in the Willow Room. Box will sign books after his talk in the Cottonwood Room. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Bee Informed

August 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

It’s time to “bee” informed about some of earth’s most wonderful, interesting, and important insects: bees! Join horticulturist and Master Gardner Program Coordinator Catherine Wissner as she presents on honey bees, native bees, and the difference between them. Using her beekeeping materials, she will educate attendees on some basic beekeeping information. This program is not to “bee” missed! (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Grow with Google

August 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Google is coming to the Capitol City! Laramie County Library has partnered with the company to host #GrowWithGoogle on August 28th. Come by the library to grow your skills, career or business. For more information and to register for the free event, click here: http://g.co/GrowWyoming

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September 2019

How to Tamale

September 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Learn to make authentic tamales with home cook Gloria Roldan. After watching her cook and taking notes, everyone will get to try one of Gloria’s tamales for themselves. Take your new skills home and try them out! (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Prompted Creativity: A Writing Workshop

September 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join published author Tina Ann Forkner as she leads a creative, collaborative, and casual writing workshop. Writers of all skill levels are invited to participate in the evening’s writing prompt, share their work, and partake in a discussion with fellow writers. Tina will provide feedback on writing produced during the workshop, and will help attendees make the most of their ideas! (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Yoga Together

September 11, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 10:15 am

Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Zoo! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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Craig Johnson Book Signing: Land of Wolves

September 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come hear Craig Johnson read excerpts from his newest release, Land of Wolves. Books will be available for purchase at the event from Barnes & Noble. Meet Johnson and get your copy signed afterward. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Library for All

September 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Welcome back to our program specifically geared towards adults with disabilities. This year we will meet consistently on the third Wednesday of the month. Join us for crafts, science, and LEGO© fun! Please bring your staff with you. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Positive Aging

September 20, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

In the film The Age of Adaline (rated PG-13), a young woman, born at the turn of the twentieth century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into. Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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One World Prairie Guitar Contest

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Do you play guitar or any stringed instrument (excluding the piano)? Would you like a chance at a cash prize? Then the One World Prairie Guitar Contest is for you! The contest will begin at 10am and will include four categories: acoustic, classical, electric, and miscellaneous stringed instrument. A first, second, and third place winner from each category will take home a cash prize. To register, go to lclsonline.org and click on the blue guitar contest button on the home…

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One World Prairie Guitar Concert

September 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

After a day of competition, the first place winners of our four contest categories (electrical, acoustic, classical, and miscellaneous) will each give a half-hour performance. Get ready for the best of local stringed talent! (All Ages; Cottonwood Room)

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What to Do in the Fall Garden

September 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Cool days and crisp nights make autumn a great time for gardening! Learn about planting in the fall (including bulbs), collecting and caring for fall-ripened seeds, protecting and “winterizing” your garden, and providing winter habitat for wildlife. We’ll also discuss what you can do to make the spring gardening rush more manageable. (Adults & Teens; Cottonwood Room)

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World to Wyoming Tour with Mark Jenkins

September 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Brandberg, Namibia’s highest mountain, conceals one of the greatest collection of rock paintings on earth, 4000-year-old paintings depict a lost world of giraffes and elephants, snakes and springbok, bow hunters and community celebrations. On assignment for National Geographic in 2015, writer Mark Jenkins climbed Brandberg in 120 degree heat to explore this alfresco art museum and reflect on the challenges of water scarcity then and now. Jenkins has covered the globe for National Geographic Magazine, Outside Magazine, Atlantic, Backpacker, and…

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October 2019

SEWYIL- Regional Startup Challenge

October 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Have you identified a problem others are experiencing and come up with the solution? Do you have a technology idea and need some guidance to take it to market? Come hear about the first ever Cheyenne startup challenge, Southeast Wyoming Innovation Launchpad (SEWYIL). Applications are due November 1st! Presented in partnership with the UW Wyoming Technology Business Center and Forward Greater Cheyenne. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Heart Mountain Memories

October 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Sam Mihara was imprisoned during World War II at Wyoming’s Heart Mountain Japanese internment camp. Mihara is now a national lecturer on mass imprisonment and will use photos and videos to share his experiences and stories from Heart Mountain. Drawing a contemporary parallel, he will present on his findings from visits to today’s detention centers for immigrant families. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Yoga Together

October 9, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:15 am

Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Fall/Autumn. (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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How We Vote in America and Around the World

October 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Laramie County Clerk Debra Lee will draw upon her United Nations work in developing democracies to trace Americans’ voting rights from white landowners only to women’s suffrage to today’s challenges of safeguarding that right. *During the presentation, stop by the Willow Room to register to vote! (Adults; Cottonwood Room) This event is presented as part of Laramie County Library System, League of Women Voters, Wyoming Tribune Eagle, and Laramie County Community College’s celebration of Women’s Suffrage.

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Classic Conversations

October 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Bring your lunch and get here early for a good seat. Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra’s William Intriligator will introduce cellist Zuill Bailey, the featured artist in Hausmusik 1. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Volunteer Fair

October 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Interested in volunteering but don’t know what opportunities are available? Come to the Volunteer Fair and meet with entities throughout Cheyenne who are looking for your experience, hard work, and assistance to help serve others. Sponsored by Serve Wyoming and Laramie County Library System. (Adults & Teens; Cottonwood Room)

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Library for All

October 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Welcome to our program specifically geared towards adults with disabilities. This year we will meet consistently on the third Wednesday of the month. Join us for crafts, science, and LEGO© fun! Please bring your staff with you. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Speaking Your Truth: Escaping the Shadow of Domestic Violence

October 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Carine McCandless and Annette McGiveny, published authors who have experienced domestic violence, will talk about their experiences and give guidance on how to use writing as a path to healing and strength after domestic violence or other forms of trauma. Join us for an uplifting and positive evening of hope and resilience. This event is in partnership with Safehouse Services and LCCC Literary Connections. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Positive Aging

October 25, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

In the film POMS (rated PG-13), a group of women form a cheerleading squad at their retirement home, showing that you’re never too old to “bring it” while tackling a few tough issues in the meantime. Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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After-Hours: Tween Mystery at the Monster Mansion

October 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
30 Reserved/ 0 Remaining

The Count is throwing his annual dinner party at the “Monster Mansion” and you’re invited! But beware, the night suddenly turns spooky when celebrated author Frankie Shelley disappears. Follow the clues that could lead you to the truth of what happened and you could escape from the mansion unscathed. Finger foods and potions will be served and be sure to wear your spiffiest, spookiest costume for a chance to win a prize. . *After-hours events require a signed permission slip…

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November 2019

Speed Repping

November 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

There is no better way to make an impact on your community and influence your elected representatives than with a one-on-one conversation. Laramie County Library System is giving you the opportunity to engage directly with many of your representatives, including Governor Gordon and Mayor Orr. Attendees will have the chance to pose one question to an elected official and spend 4 minutes listening to and engaging with the representative’s answer, then move on to the next in true “speed dating”…

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Matchmaking Event: Small Business Opportunities with the Government

November 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Last year, the federal government spent millions of dollars right here in Wyoming! If you want to sell your products and services to the federal government, don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet with government contracting personnel face to face. Drop in to speak with representatives from F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Bureau of Land Management, General Services Administration, U.S. Forest Service, Veteran’s Administration, National Park Service and more. Presented in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, WY SBDC…

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Prompted Creativity: A Writing Workshop

November 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join published author Tina Ann Forkner as she leads a creative, collaborative, and casual writing workshop. Writers of all skill levels are invited to participate in the evening’s writing prompt, share their work, and partake in a discussion with fellow writers. Tina will provide feedback on writing produced during the workshop, and will help attendees make the most of their ideas! (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Yoga Together

November 13, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 10:15 am

Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Wiggle and Giggle. (Ages 18 Months–5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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Classic Conversations

November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Bring your lunch and get here early for a good seat. Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra’s William Intriligator will introduce pianist Silvana Santinelli, the featured artist in Nordic Triumph. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Family DIY Roller Coasters

November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Do it yourself roller coasters: an exercise in science and engineering. Ever wonder what makes a roller coaster go? Ever had the crazy idea of designing one yourself? Bring the whole family and join us as we explore the kinetic and potential energies, as well as the velocity that makes great roller coasters greater! (Children & Families; Cottonwood Room)

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Library for All

November 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us for our program specifically geared for adults with disabilities. This year we will meet consistently on the third Wednesday of the month. Join us for crafts, science, and LEGO© fun! Please bring your staff with you. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Positive Aging

November 22, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Red Joan (rated R) is the story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy. Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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RSVP Art Reception

November 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Enjoy refreshments and meet and greet while winners from the RSVP Artfest are announced. Take time after the event to look around at the exhibit, you may find a piece you can't do without! Presented in partnership with the Southern Wyoming Senior and Volunteer Program (RSVP). (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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December 2019

Ernest Hemingway: An Exploration of Life and Stories (CANCELLED)

December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

This event has been cancelled Delve into Ernest Hemingway’s life of adventure, complexity, and intrigue with a presentation by Dr. Caskey Russell. The University of Wyoming professor will lecture on the biographical history of the famous author before discussing the diverse stories presented in this year’s One Book Wyoming selection, In Our Time, with a fellow Hemingway expert. Join the library for an exciting evening of exploration on the life and stories of Ernest Hemingway. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Yoga Together

December 11, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Winter Holiday. (Ages 18 Months–5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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Business Tax Preparation & IRS Problem Solving

December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Do you find yourself scrambling to prepare for tax season? Have you been late filing your taxes in the past? This workshop will help you understand the documents you need to gather for tax season and build your confidence for a meeting with a tax preparer. The Taxpayer Advocate Service will also be available to answer questions regarding IRS tax problems and recommend changes to prevent future tax problems. Presented in partnership with the Wyoming Women’s Business Center, Taxpayer Advocate…

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Library for All

December 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Welcome to our holiday program specifically geared for adults with disabilities. Our program meets consistently on the third Wednesday of the month. Join us to make a holiday candle holder, participate in a science experiment, and build LEGOs©!  Please bring you staff with you. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Positive Aging

December 20, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

In the mood for a classic? Will George Bailey lasso the moon for Mary? Will Clarence Oddbody get his wings? Sip hot cocoa, enjoy popcorn, and experience It’s a Wonderful Life (rated PG) all over again! (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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New Year’s at Noon

December 31, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1! We are celebrating the New Year at our annual New Year’s at Noon event! We will have crafts, snacks, and games a-plenty leading up to a fantastic balloon drop! (Children & Families; Cottonwood Room and 2nd Floor)

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January 2020

Yoga Together

January 8, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on January 18, 2020 at 10:15 am

Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Nothing to Do. (Ages 18 Months–5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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How to Sushi

January 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Learn to make sushi from local home chef Haru Marquez. Sushi tasting will follow the demonstration. It’s time to start a new hobby! (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Library for All

January 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Welcome to our program specifically geared for adults with disabilities. We’re switching it up this month! Come watch a little magic show with Dan Jaspersen! We meet consistently on the third Wednesday of the month. Please bring your staff with you. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Positive Aging

January 17, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

In the film Book Club (rated PG-13), four lifelong friends have their lives changed forever after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their book club. Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward. If you miss a Positive Aging program, all the films we watch are available to check out. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Magic at the Library with Dan Jaspersen

January 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
56 Reserved/ 94 Remaining

Your library is here to add a little magic to your life! Top off your Friday evening by enjoying a magic show with popular mentalist, magician, and manipulator Dan Jaspersen. Coffee and dessert will be served. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Classic Conversations

January 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Bring your lunch and get here early for a good seat. Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra’s William Intriligator will talk about the histories and composers of some of our favorite movie music in Heroes and Villains. Music includes pieces from Superman, Batman, Robin Hood, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, and more! (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Prompted Creativity: A Writing Workshop

January 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join published author Tina Ann Forkner and the library’s Communications Coordinator Kasey Mossey as they lead a creative, collaborative, and casual writing workshop. Writers of all skill levels are invited to participate in the evening’s writing prompt, share their work, and partake in a discussion with fellow writers. Tina and Kasey will provide feedback on writing produced during the workshop, and will help attendees make the most of their ideas! (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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February 2020

Josiah Film Discussion

February 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin sold 3,000 copies in its first day. By the end of its first year in print, the book had sold over 300,000 copies in the United States alone, eventually becoming the best-selling novel of the 19th century. But was there a real Uncle Tom? Josiah chronicles the life of Josiah Henson, the man who was Stowe’s inspiration for Uncle Tom. The movie is an epic tale of courage and bravery in the face of…

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Positive Aging

February 7, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Based on a true story, The Best of Enemies (rated PG-13) centers on the unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the summer of 1971. Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward. All of the films we view are available for checkout if you miss the program. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Guardianship of Minor Children

February 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

There are many times when someone other than a child’s parent may need to have the legal right to make decisions about a child.  This presentation will cover the basics of guardianship of minor children and the court process for obtaining guardianship. A Q&A session and opportunities to apply for services will follow the presentation. Presented in partnership with Equal Justice Wyoming and L2B. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Yoga Together

February 12, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Love and Sharing. (Ages 18 Months–5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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Scholarship Night

February 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

The TRIO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) will be presenting information on scholarships. Information will include where to find scholarships, how to prepare for scholarships, how to write scholarship essays, what mistakes to avoid, and other helpful tips. (Teens & Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Library for All

February 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Welcome to our program specifically geared for adults with disabilities. We meet consistently on the third Wednesday of the month. Join us for crafts, sciences, and LEGO® fun! Please bring your staff with you. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Classic Conversations

February 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Bring your lunch and get here early for a good seat. Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra’s William Intriligator will introduce violinist Miriam Fried, the featured artist in Tchaikovsky and Beethoven. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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March 2020

Celebration of Youth Art: Elementary School Art Reception

March 4, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Celebrate LCSD#1 elementary school artists and their hardworking teachers at our reception for the annual art show! (All Ages; Cottonwood Room)

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Great Decisions

March 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

The mission of the Foreign Policy Association is to “serve as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on U. S. foreign policy and global issues.” Join us for a six-part series of short films on six different topics with a moderated discussion afterward. If you wish to have a Great Decisions book to read up on each topic beforehand, pick one up at the round display table near the Greeter Desk. (Adults; Cottonwood Room on 3/5 and…

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The Shroud of Turin

March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

The Shroud of Turin is a linen cloth bearing the image of a man. Some think the evidence depicts the image of Jesus and that the fabric was his burial shroud. Some think the evidence indicates that it is a medieval creation. Join Shroud scholar Dr. Cheryl White, history professor at Louisiana State University-Shreveport, to hear evidence and insights on this mysterious artifact. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Legal Research on the Internet

March 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Are you interested in learning how to perform legal research on the internet? University of Wyoming law librarian Tawnya Plumb will provide an introduction and demonstrate paths to finding cases, statutes, regulations, and secondary sources on the free web. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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Yoga Together

March 11, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. This month’s theme is Grumpy. (Ages 18 Months–5 Years; Cottonwood Room on 3/11 and Early Literacy Center on 3/21)

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C.J. Box Book Signing (CANCELLED)

March 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

The C.J. Box book signing scheduled for tonight, March 12, has been cancelled by the author's publisher due to concerns over the coronavirus. At this time, there are no immediate plans to reschedule the event.

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Positive Aging

March 13, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

In Ricki and the Flash (rated PG-13) a musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.  Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward. If you can’t make it to any of our Positive Aging programs, feel free to check the film out from our collection. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

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