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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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September 2019

Stories on My Own

September 17 @ 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 September 26, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Tales Together

September 17 @ 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 September 26, 2019

One event on September 28, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Stories on My Own

September 18 @ 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 September 26, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Tales Together

September 18 @ 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 September 26, 2019

One event on September 28, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Stories on My Own

September 19 @ 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 September 26, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Tales Together

September 19 @ 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 September 26, 2019

One event on September 28, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Baby Lapsit

September 20 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

One event on September 7, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week…

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Yoga Together

September 21 @ 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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Young Readers Book Party

September 22 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 29, 2019

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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Themes: Week of September 8: Monkeys & Parachutes Week of September 15: Farm STEM Week of September 22: Pirate Party…

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Stories on My Own

September 24 @ 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 September 26, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Tales Together

September 24 @ 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 September 26, 2019

One event on September 28, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Stories on My Own

September 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 September 26, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Tales Together

September 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 September 26, 2019

One event on September 28, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Stories on My Own

September 26 @ 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 September 26, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Tales Together

September 26 @ 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 September 26, 2019

One event on September 28, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Brown Bag Book Club (2nd half of book)

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
Free 9 spots left

Book club will meet twice during the month of September. We will review the first half of the book on September 12 and the second half on September 26. Feel free to join the discussion even if you miss an earlier session! Participants can bring a “brown bag” meal. Desserts and drinks will be provided. We will be reading Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library. Book description: In this cross between Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and A Night in the…

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Baby Lapsit

September 27 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

One event on September 7, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week…

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Tales Together

September 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 September 26, 2019

One event on September 28, 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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Storytime Themes Week of September 3: Barrel Full of Monkeys Week of September 10: Farm Stories Week of September 17: Aaargh! Pirates Week of September 24: Forest Friends

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Young Readers Book Party

September 29 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 29, 2019

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) ELC information: Letters of the Month: A/B Color of the Month: Orange Number of the Month: 1 Themes: Week of September 8: Monkeys & Parachutes Week of September 15: Farm STEM Week of September 22: Pirate Party…

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Tween Make-It Monday

September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Celebrate Banned Books Week by creating some book-tastic crafts! We will be up-cycling old books and using them in fun new ways. (Grades 3-6; Early Literacy Center)

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