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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May 2021

Virtual Pre-Recorded Early Literacy Class

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 17, 2021

Virtually via Website WY United States

Join us for a pre-recorded interactive early literacy class. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! A new session is posted each Monday morning and will be available all week. Click here to participate: https://lclsonline.org/early-literacy-programming/ Each week, we will offer three chances to participate in an Early Literacy Class! A virtual class on Tuesday at 10am, a virtual class on Thursday at 10am, and a pre-recorded session posted on Monday at 10am that you can watch at…

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 20, 2021

Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
2 Reserved/ 23 Remaining

Join us for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive Early Literacy Class we will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP for this class at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/ and receive an email with a Zoom link for the live event. Each week, we will offer three chances to participate in an Early Literacy Class! A virtual class on Tuesday at 10am, a virtual class on Thursday at 10am, and a pre-recorded session posted on…

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 20, 2021

Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
1 Reserved/ 24 Remaining

Join us for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive Early Literacy Class we will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP for this class at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/ and receive an email with a Zoom link for the live event. Each week, we will offer three chances to participate in an Early Literacy Class! A virtual class on Tuesday at 10am, a virtual class on Thursday at 10am, and a pre-recorded session posted on…

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Virtual Explorers Legion (RSVP Required)

May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
1 Reserved/ 9 Remaining

Wish you could escape to another place? Want to explore the world without having to pack a bag? This is the club for you! We will be exploring the world’s different places and cultures…virtually! Every month we will explore a new place, then we will meet to discuss the places we have visited. RSVP for this event above to receive the Zoom link via email. Don’t forget to pick up your travel kit by stopping at the 2nd floor Ask…

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Virtual Pre-Recorded Early Literacy Class

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 17, 2021

Virtually via Website WY United States

Join us for a pre-recorded interactive early literacy class. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! A new session is posted each Monday morning and will be available all week. Click here to participate: https://lclsonline.org/early-literacy-programming/ Each week, we will offer three chances to participate in an Early Literacy Class! A virtual class on Tuesday at 10am, a virtual class on Thursday at 10am, and a pre-recorded session posted on Monday at 10am that you can watch at…

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 20, 2021

Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
2 Reserved/ 23 Remaining

Join us for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive Early Literacy Class we will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP for this class at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/ and receive an email with a Zoom link for the live event. Each week, we will offer three chances to participate in an Early Literacy Class! A virtual class on Tuesday at 10am, a virtual class on Thursday at 10am, and a pre-recorded session posted on…

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Virtual Choose Your Own Adventure Readaloud Book Club (RSVP Required)

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
1 Reserved/ 9 Remaining

Calling all adventurers! Join our club! This month we will be reading Race Forever by R.A. Montgomery. No need to read the book ahead of time, we will be reading and choosing our adventure together. Stop by the Ask Here desk on the 2nd floor of the library to pick up your interactive club activity bag (available beginning May 12th) and we will see you (virtually) on the 19th!  RSVP for this event above to receive the Zoom link via…

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 20, 2021

Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
1 Reserved/ 24 Remaining

Join us for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive Early Literacy Class we will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP for this class at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/ and receive an email with a Zoom link for the live event. Each week, we will offer three chances to participate in an Early Literacy Class! A virtual class on Tuesday at 10am, a virtual class on Thursday at 10am, and a pre-recorded session posted on…

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Virtual Brown Bag Book Club (RSVP Required)

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
3 Reserved/ 7 Remaining

Virtual Brown Bag Book Club will meet twice during the month of May. We will review the first half of the book on the 6th and the second half of the book on the 20th. Participants can pick up their book to check out on the 2nd floor of the library or by utilizing the library’s curbside pick-up service, along with a “brown bag” with a dessert, drink, and an interactive activity! This month, we will be reading The Egypt…

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Virtual Yoga Together (RSVP Required)

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
1 Reserved/ 29 Remaining

You don’t need a Yoga mat to join in on this fun and different way of interacting with stories and books! Experience stretching, and fun with this special, virtual, live, early literacy class! RSVP for this class above to receive an email with a Zoom link for the live event. (Children & Families; Live via Zoom)

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Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
2nd floor, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Summer Reading has begun! Join our Summer Reading Challenge Read-A-Thon to get started on your Summer Reading goal. As you read and complete activities, you will be able to earn minutes in your reading log. Stop by the 2nd floor Ask Here desk or use our curbside pick-up service to pick up your Read-A-Thon kit which will keep up your strength and endurance while reading. Read-A-Thon kits will be available May 21–May 22, or while supplies last. (Children & Families;…

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June 2021

Virtual Pint Sized Polka

June 7 - June 13
Virtually via Website WY United States

Start off your summer with a little skip in your step as we feature our first event with Pint Sized Polka! Stop by the 2nd floor to pick up an interactive craft starting June 7, then visit https://lclsonline.org/virtual-pint-sized-polka/ any time throughout the week to watch and have fun with Mike Snyder and his amazing accordion! These videos will only be up from June 7 to June 13, so make sure to enjoy the show before then! (Children & Families; Library…

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Postcards from Tales Together: Pre-Recorded Early Literacy Class

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until June 28, 2021

Virtually via Website WY United States

Mondays: June 7, 14, 21, 28 10–10:30am *can be watched at any time throughout the summer Experience special pre-recorded sessions of Tales Together that explore different places throughout Laramie County! A new session teaching skills that incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement and more will be posted each Monday morning. These special pre-recorded classes will only be available to watch through the summer, so don’t delay in exploring our community with us . . . virtually! Click here to participate: https://lclsonline.org/early-literacy-programming/…

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 29, 2021

Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
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, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP for this class above and receive an email with a Zoom link for the live event. Each week, we will offer three chances to participate in an Early Literacy Class! A virtual class on Tuesday at 10am, a virtual class on Thursday at 10am, and a pre-recorded session posted on Monday…

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Virtual Book Art Club (RSVP Required)

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
0 Reserved/ 30 Remaining

Love books? Love art? Then join us for a fun workshop making book art! All summer long, we will be exploring all the fun ways to make beautiful art from books! Stop in starting on June 7 for a supply kit for the month-long club. Can’t make it to all the meetings? That’s ok! Join any time. RSVP for this event above to receive the Zoom link via email. (Grades K–6; Live via Zoom)

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Choose Your Own Adventure Readaloud Book Club (RSVP Required)

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Performance Park, 2200 Pioneer Ave.
Cheyenne, 82001
0 Reserved/ 10 Remaining

Calling all adventurers! Join us outdoors this summer for our club in Performance Park just outside the west entrance of the library! Every week we will be reading and choosing our own adventure together! No need to read the book ahead of time. We will also make crafts, chat about what books we are reading, and do other fun things! Sign up now as spots are limited. This event is for children in grades K–3. Masks and social distancing are…

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Virtual Tales Together (RSVP Required)

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 29, 2021

Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
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, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! RSVP for this class above and receive an email with a Zoom link for the live event. Each week, we will offer three chances to participate in an Early Literacy Class! A virtual class on Tuesday at 10am, a virtual class on Thursday at 10am, and a pre-recorded session posted on Monday…

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Brown Bag Book Club (RSVP Required)

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Performance Park, 2200 Pioneer Ave.
Cheyenne, 82001
1 Reserved/ 9 Remaining

Brown Bag Book Club will meet twice during the month of June in the Performance Park just outside the west entrance of the library. Masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged. We will review the first half of the book on the 10th and the second half of the book on the 24th. Participants can bring their “sack lunch” and we will provide the drinks and desserts, along with a fun activity! This month, we will be reading The Wizard…

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Tales Together in Lions Park

June 11 @ 10:10 am - 11:00 am
Lions Park, Lions Park Dr.
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Join us for a very special Tales Together in the park! This summer, we will be meeting in-person for this interactive Early Literacy Class where we will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! This month we will be at Lions Park across from the Cheyenne Municipal Pool and next to the replica of the Statue of Liberty. Bring a blanket or chairs and get ready for some fun! Masks and social distancing are strongly recommended. (Ages…

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Virtual Kindermusik® (RSVP Required)

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Virtually via Zoom, from the comfort of your own home!
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
0 Reserved/ 10 Remaining

Join Laura Sutton from Rhythm & You for a fun time with books, music, and movement. Come to the 2nd floor of the library to pick up your free rhythm kit, or request one utilizing the library’s curbside pick-up service to participate in all the fun!  RSVP for this event above to receive the Zoom link via email. (Ages 2–5; Live via Zoom)

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