Youth

ChessHeader3CroppedEarly Literacy Center (ELC) – Birth to 5 Years

The Public Library Association emphasizes the 5 early literacy practices (Talk, Sing, Read, Write and Play) as keys to developing language and reading skills.  The ELC and My Library Place incorporate these activities in an interactive and fun environment.  Have fun and learn at the same time!

Read more about the ELC here.

Educator Resources

Looking to bring a little something extra to the children within your care?  Whether it’s for a daycare, a Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts of America group, homeschooling, or additional classroom fundamentals, we’d love to help you help others!

Read more about our Educator Resources here.

Homeschool Resources

The Laramie County Library has a large number of materials on the topic of homeschooling, from selecting a curriculum to teaching cursive handwriting. We even have special topic bags that you can check out – complete with finger puppets, craft project ideas, books related to the topic, and much more.  You don’t have to go it alone – we’re here to help!

Read more about our Homeschool Resources here.

Teens & Tweens

There’s a place for the big kids on the 2nd floor. Tweens & Teens have their own locations, with various seating, technologies and materials. We also have age-appropriate programming for grades 3 – 12.

Read more about the Tween & Teen offerings.

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July 2019

Float Days

July 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on July 25, 2019 at 10:30 am

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

After the Cheyenne Frontier Days parade, pop into the library for root beer floats and fun float activities. (Children & Families; Early Literacy Center)

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Float Days

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on July 25, 2019 at 10:30 am

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

After the Cheyenne Frontier Days parade, pop into the library for root beer floats and fun float activities. (Children & Families; Early Literacy Center)

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Stories on My Own

July 30 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 17, 2019

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:15 am

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

This storytime is designed for older preschool children to practice sitting, listening, following directions, and interacting with others their age in a group setting without their caregivers. (Ages 3 – 5; Sage Room) Storytime Themes Week of July 1: Space Week of July 8: Dinosaurs Week of July 15: Family Week of July 22: No Storytime Week of July 29: Creepy Crawly Critters ELC information: Letters of the Month: W/X Color of the Month: Brown Number of the Month: 19

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Tales Together

July 30 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 17, 2019

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:15 am

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us for an interactive storytime session for preschool children and their caregivers. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Early Literacy Center) Storytime Themes Week of July 1: Space Week of July 8: Dinosaurs Week of July 15: Family Week of July 22: No Storytime Week of July 29: Creepy Crawly Critters ELC information: Letters of the Month: W/X Color of the Month: Brown Number of the Month: 19

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August 2019

Getting Ready for Kindergarten with Elsie and Eddie

August 1 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us during the month of August for a weekly kindergarten readiness program that will use a mix of modern and traditional methods of learning, including iPads and books. We’ll focus on skills that will help children prepare for kindergarten. No sign-up required, but space may be limited. (Ages 4-5; Sage Room)

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Tales Together

August 1 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

lJoin us for an interactive storytime session for preschool children and their caregivers. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Early Literacy Center) Storytime Themes Week of July 30: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of August 6: Once Upon a Time Week of August 13: Farm Stories Week of August 20: No Storytimes Week of August 27: Concepts ELC information: Letters of the Month: Y/Z Color of the Month: Blue Number of…

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Baby Lapsit

August 2 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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One event on August 30, 2019 at 10:15 am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 10:15 am

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us for a short storytime session 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) Storytime Themes Week of July 30: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of August 6: Once Upon a Time Week of August 13: Farm Stories Week of August 20: No Storytimes Week of August 27: Concepts ELC information: Letters of the Month:…

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Baby Lapsit

August 3 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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One event on August 30, 2019 at 10:15 am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 10:15 am

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us for a short storytime session 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) Storytime Themes Week of July 30: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of August 6: Once Upon a Time Week of August 13: Farm Stories Week of August 20: No Storytimes Week of August 27: Concepts ELC information: Letters of the Month:…

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Creepy Crawly STEAM

August 4 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

You’re invited to a party- a book party! Join us for a celebration of reading with young readers that’s a little bit storytime and a little bit book club. We will read, sing, play, learn, and talk about books! (Grades Pre-K-2; Early Literacy Center)

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Stories on My Own

August 6 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

This storytime is designed for older preschool children to practice sitting, listening, following directions, and interacting with others their age in a group setting without their caregivers. (Ages 3 – 5; Sage Room) Storytime Themes Week of July 30: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of August 6: Once Upon a Time Week of August 13: Farm Stories Week of August 20: No Storytimes Week of August 27: Concepts ELC information: Letters of the Month: Y/Z Color of the Month: Blue Number…

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Tales Together

August 6 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

lJoin us for an interactive storytime session for preschool children and their caregivers. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Early Literacy Center) Storytime Themes Week of July 30: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of August 6: Once Upon a Time Week of August 13: Farm Stories Week of August 20: No Storytimes Week of August 27: Concepts ELC information: Letters of the Month: Y/Z Color of the Month: Blue Number of…

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Tween Art Club

August 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Welcome to Art Club! We will feature a workshop on a different technique during our first event of each month. Come back on following Tuesdays to continue working on your masterpiece! (Grades 3-6; Early Literacy Center)

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Stories on My Own

August 7 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

This storytime is designed for older preschool children to practice sitting, listening, following directions, and interacting with others their age in a group setting without their caregivers. (Ages 3 – 5; Sage Room) Storytime Themes Week of July 30: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of August 6: Once Upon a Time Week of August 13: Farm Stories Week of August 20: No Storytimes Week of August 27: Concepts ELC information: Letters of the Month: Y/Z Color of the Month: Blue Number…

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Tales Together

August 7 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

lJoin us for an interactive storytime session for preschool children and their caregivers. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Early Literacy Center) Storytime Themes Week of July 30: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of August 6: Once Upon a Time Week of August 13: Farm Stories Week of August 20: No Storytimes Week of August 27: Concepts ELC information: Letters of the Month: Y/Z Color of the Month: Blue Number of…

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Space Camp

August 7 @ 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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World Star Stories

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us for a special evening storytime with stories about the constellations! We will also have a fun constellation craft. (Children & Families; Early Literacy Center)

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Getting Ready for Kindergarten with Elsie and Eddie

August 8 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us during the month of August for a weekly kindergarten readiness program that will use a mix of modern and traditional methods of learning, including iPads and books. We’ll focus on skills that will help children prepare for kindergarten. No sign-up required, but space may be limited. (Ages 4-5; Sage Room)

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Tales Together

August 8 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

lJoin us for an interactive storytime session for preschool children and their caregivers. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Early Literacy Center) Storytime Themes Week of July 30: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of August 6: Once Upon a Time Week of August 13: Farm Stories Week of August 20: No Storytimes Week of August 27: Concepts ELC information: Letters of the Month: Y/Z Color of the Month: Blue Number of…

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Baby Music

August 9 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

You and your baby can engage in musical activities at this unique session designed for caregivers and babies. (Ages Birth – 24 Months; Early Literacy Center)

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Sci-Fi Family Films: Matinee

August 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd 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 Lilo and Stitch (rated PG) for our matinee viewing. (Children & Families; Early Literacy Center)

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