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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Virtual Literary Costume Contest

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

October 25–November 1 All Hours It’s the season to break out those amazing literary costumes! Love to dress up like Llama Llama? Kinda feeling like Katniss? Or maybe a delightful Dobby? We are celebrating literary costumes with a virtual contest! Step 1: dress like your favorite literary character, thing, or idea. Step 2: take a picture. Step 3: visit https://lclsonline.org/costume-contest, ...

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Guided Play

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

On Wednesday mornings, we invite you to come play with us! Each week we will feature a different playscape in the Early Literacy Center, along with suggestions of how to engage your child in guided play. (Ages 18 months–5 Years; Early Literacy Center) October 6: Block Party October 20: Parachute Play October 27: Dress Up and Pretend

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Virtual Literary Costume Contest

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

October 25–November 1 All Hours It’s the season to break out those amazing literary costumes! Love to dress up like Llama Llama? Kinda feeling like Katniss? Or maybe a delightful Dobby? We are celebrating literary costumes with a virtual contest! Step 1: dress like your favorite literary character, thing, or idea. Step 2: take a picture. Step 3: visit https://lclsonline.org/costume-contest, ...

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY
1 Reserved/ 49 Remaining

Join us for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive early literacy class, we will practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP above to receive an email with the Zoom link. Stop by the Ask Here desk on the 2nd floor to pick up a weekly craft packet to go along with the ...

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Virtual Literary Costume Contest

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

October 25–November 1 All Hours It’s the season to break out those amazing literary costumes! Love to dress up like Llama Llama? Kinda feeling like Katniss? Or maybe a delightful Dobby? We are celebrating literary costumes with a virtual contest! Step 1: dress like your favorite literary character, thing, or idea. Step 2: take a picture. Step 3: visit https://lclsonline.org/costume-contest, ...

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Hogwarts House Cup Beanstack Challenge

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

October 1–31 Library Hours Welcome to our first-ever House Cup reading challenge in Beanstack! You might be in Gryffindor where dwell the brave at heart, or maybe in Hufflepuff where they are patient and loyal. Perhaps you are in Ravenclaw filled with wit and learning, or maybe you are a Slytherin with cunning determination. Recruit your housemates and sign up ...

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Virtual Literary Costume Contest

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

October 25–November 1 All Hours It’s the season to break out those amazing literary costumes! Love to dress up like Llama Llama? Kinda feeling like Katniss? Or maybe a delightful Dobby? We are celebrating literary costumes with a virtual contest! Step 1: dress like your favorite literary character, thing, or idea. Step 2: take a picture. Step 3: visit https://lclsonline.org/costume-contest, ...

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Virtual Literary Costume Contest

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

October 25–November 1 All Hours It’s the season to break out those amazing literary costumes! Love to dress up like Llama Llama? Kinda feeling like Katniss? Or maybe a delightful Dobby? We are celebrating literary costumes with a virtual contest! Step 1: dress like your favorite literary character, thing, or idea. Step 2: take a picture. Step 3: visit https://lclsonline.org/costume-contest, ...

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Virtual Literary Costume Contest

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY

October 25–November 1 All Hours It’s the season to break out those amazing literary costumes! Love to dress up like Llama Llama? Kinda feeling like Katniss? Or maybe a delightful Dobby? We are celebrating literary costumes with a virtual contest! Step 1: dress like your favorite literary character, thing, or idea. Step 2: take a picture. Step 3: visit https://lclsonline.org/costume-contest, ...

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Battle of the Books

2nd floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

November 1–30 It’s time for the Battle of the Books. Come to the 2nd floor to read and vote on the best picture books you may have missed in 2020! You can also take a look at the Youth Fiction head-to-head challenge and vote for your favorite. May the best books win! (Children and Families; 2nd Floor)

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Weekly Take-Home Bags

2nd floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Weeks of November 1, 9, 16 Library Hours During the first three weeks of November, we will have a take-home project bag, while supplies last. Grades K–2, 3–6, and 7–12 can pick up an activity at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk. (Grades K–12; 2nd Floor)

Guided Play

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

On Tuesday mornings, we invite you to come play with us! Each week we will feature a different playscape in the Early Literacy Center, along with suggestions of how to engage your child in guided play. (Ages 18 months–5 Years; Early Literacy Center) Guided Play Themes: November 2: Block Party November 9: Big Paper, Big Art November 16: Musical Dance ...

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY
0 Reserved/ 30 Remaining

Join us for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive early literacy class, we will practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP above to receive an email with the Zoom link. Stop by the Ask Here desk on the 2nd floor to pick up a weekly craft packet to go along with the ...

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Battle of the Books

2nd floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

November 1–30 It’s time for the Battle of the Books. Come to the 2nd floor to read and vote on the best picture books you may have missed in 2020! You can also take a look at the Youth Fiction head-to-head challenge and vote for your favorite. May the best books win! (Children and Families; 2nd Floor)

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Weekly Take-Home Bags

2nd floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Weeks of November 1, 9, 16 Library Hours During the first three weeks of November, we will have a take-home project bag, while supplies last. Grades K–2, 3–6, and 7–12 can pick up an activity at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk. (Grades K–12; 2nd Floor)

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Battle of the Books

2nd floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

November 1–30 It’s time for the Battle of the Books. Come to the 2nd floor to read and vote on the best picture books you may have missed in 2020! You can also take a look at the Youth Fiction head-to-head challenge and vote for your favorite. May the best books win! (Children and Families; 2nd Floor)

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Weekly Take-Home Bags

2nd floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Weeks of November 1, 9, 16 Library Hours During the first three weeks of November, we will have a take-home project bag, while supplies last. Grades K–2, 3–6, and 7–12 can pick up an activity at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk. (Grades K–12; 2nd Floor)

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY
0 Reserved/ 30 Remaining

Join us for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive early literacy class, we will practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP above to receive an email with the Zoom link. Stop by the Ask Here desk on the 2nd floor to pick up a weekly craft packet to go along with the ...

Virtual Special Thanksgiving Family Event (RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY
1 Reserved/ 29 Remaining

Join us for a special virtual Thanksgiving event. We will have books, songs, music, and a special craft that everyone in the family can enjoy. Pick up the craft bag from the Ask Here desk on the 2nd floor beginning November 15, then join us on Zoom as we celebrate gratitude together. RSVP above to receive an email with the ...

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Battle of the Books

2nd floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

November 1–30 It’s time for the Battle of the Books. Come to the 2nd floor to read and vote on the best picture books you may have missed in 2020! You can also take a look at the Youth Fiction head-to-head challenge and vote for your favorite. May the best books win! (Children and Families; 2nd Floor)