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.

Ready4K Texting Service

Parents across Wyoming, can now sign up for a new, free texting service that delivers fun facts and easy tips to their phones. Called Ready4K, the texting service shows parents how to boost children’s learning and get them ready for kindergarten.

Read more about the Ready4K Wyoming Early Literacy texting program 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.

Touch Tone Tales

Wild and wacky original stories from Charlie Williams, “The Noiseguy!” Call 307-638-2552 any time of day or night to hear a funny story. Stories changes weekly and are especially enjoyable for children ages 4 and older.

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January 2020

Stories on My Own

January 21 @ 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 January 30, 2020

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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Tales Together

January 21 @ 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 January 30, 2020

One event on January 25, 2020 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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Stories on My Own

January 22 @ 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 January 30, 2020

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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Tales Together

January 22 @ 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 January 30, 2020

One event on January 25, 2020 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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Stories on My Own

January 23 @ 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 January 30, 2020

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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Tales Together

January 23 @ 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 January 30, 2020

One event on January 25, 2020 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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Sit, Stay, READ: A Read to a Therapy Dog Event

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on January 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm

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

Everyone loves to hear a story, even our four-pawed friends! Come in to the library and practice reading aloud to one of our community’s therapy dogs. We know you’ll have a furry good time! This event is in partnership with The Alliance of Therapy Dogs. (Grades K–6; Early Literacy Center)

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Baby Lapsit

January 24 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until January 31, 2020

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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Family After-Hours: Mini Golf

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Mini Golf in January? It may be cold outside, but this fun is inside where it’s toasty and warm! Challenge your family to see who the champion is and finish off your nine holes with some tasty cocoa and marshmallows. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The last round will start at 7:40pm, so don’t wait too long! (Children & Families; All Floors)

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Tales Together

January 25 @ 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 January 30, 2020

One event on January 25, 2020 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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Stories on My Own

January 28 @ 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 January 30, 2020

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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Tales Together

January 28 @ 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 January 30, 2020

One event on January 25, 2020 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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Stories on My Own

January 29 @ 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 January 30, 2020

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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Tales Together

January 29 @ 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 January 30, 2020

One event on January 25, 2020 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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Stories on My Own

January 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 January 30, 2020

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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Tales Together

January 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 January 30, 2020

One event on January 25, 2020 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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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Brown Bag Book Club

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on January 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
6 Reserved/ 4 Remaining

Book club will meet twice during the month of January. We will review the first half of the book on the 16th and the second part on the 30th. Participants can bring a “brown bag” meal, and desserts and drinks will be provided. We will be reading Chasing Vermeer. Quick book description: When a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra and Calder together, strange things start to happen: seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks their company, and…

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Baby Lapsit

January 31 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until January 31, 2020

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 December 31: No Storytime This Week Week of January 7: Let It Snow Week of January 14: Pet Parade Week of January 21: Space Week of January 28: Monster Stomp

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February 2020

Family Unity Storytime in Celebration of Black History Month

February 1 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us as we kick off our Black History Month celebrations with a unique family experience! We will read a couple books, create a great craft, and eat some snacks while we learn about our country’s Civil Rights Movement. A special guest will show us some amazing artifacts and discuss the items we use every day that were created by Black inventors. (Children & Families; Early Literacy Center)

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Sit, Stay, READ: A Read to a Therapy Dog Event

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on February 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

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

Everyone loves to hear a story, even our four-pawed friends! Come in to the library and practice reading aloud to one of our community’s therapy dogs. We know you’ll have a furry good time! This event is in partnership with The Alliance of Therapy Dogs. (Grades K–6; Early Literacy Center)

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