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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Letterboxing Club

2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne

What is letterboxing? It’s a fun hobby where you get to hike and walk outside while searching for hidden “treasure.” In this four-part series, we will learn about how to find letterboxes, and how to make your own. Don’t worry if you can’t come to every meeting, we’re happy to help you catch up! Meet us at the Performance Park ...

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CANCELED: Choose Your Own Adventure Readaloud Book Club

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne

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! ...

Tales Together at Romero Park

Romero Park 1317 Parsley Blvd, Cheyenne

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 Romero Park. Bring a blanket or chairs and get ready for some fun! (Ages 18 Months–5 ...

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Tales Together

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne

Join us at the Performance Park just outside the west entrance of the library for an outdoors Early Literacy class! We will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! In the case of inclement weather, class will be cancelled. (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Performance Park-Laramie County Library)

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Tales Together

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne

Join us at the Performance Park just outside the west entrance of the library for an outdoors Early Literacy class! We will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! In the case of inclement weather, class will be cancelled. (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Performance Park-Laramie County Library)

Yoga Together

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne

We’re doing Yoga Together at the Performance Park just outside the west entrance of the library. Join us for this interactive Early Literacy Class where we will practice stretching, movement, and mindfulness through books, songs, interactive play, and more! In the case of inclement weather, class will be cancelled. (Children & Families; Performance Park-Laramie County Library)

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Tales Together

Laramie County Library 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne

Join us at the Performance Park just outside the west entrance of the library for an outdoors Early Literacy class! We will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! In the case of inclement weather, class will be cancelled. (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Performance Park-Laramie County Library)

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Guided Play

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

Welcome back to the Early Literacy Center at the library! On Wednesday mornings, we are inviting 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 0–5 Years; Early Literacy Center) Week 1: Blocks and Building Week 2: ...

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International Day of Peace

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

September 1–21 Library Hours The International Day of Peace is observed around the world each year on September 21st. We will be celebrating this global day by participating in the Peace Crane Project. Families and individuals of all ages will be able to write special notes to our sister group and make a crane of peace to send a message ...

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Tales Together

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

Join us for an interactive early literacy class for preschool children and their caregivers. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Early Literacy Center)

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Guided Play

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

Welcome back to the Early Literacy Center at the library! On Wednesday mornings, we are inviting 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 0–5 Years; Early Literacy Center) Week 1: Blocks and Building Week 2: ...

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International Day of Peace

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

September 1–21 Library Hours The International Day of Peace is observed around the world each year on September 21st. We will be celebrating this global day by participating in the Peace Crane Project. Families and individuals of all ages will be able to write special notes to our sister group and make a crane of peace to send a message ...

Yoga Together

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

Come and experience stories, stretching, and fun with a special early literacy class. (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Cottonwood)

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Tales Together

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

Join us for an interactive early literacy class for preschool children and their caregivers. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Early Literacy Center)

Brown Bag Book Club (RSVP Required)

Sage Room - 2nd Floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne
2 Reserved/ 8 Remaining

Brown Bag Book Club will meet twice during the month of September. We will review the first half of the book on the 9th and the second half on the 23rd. Participants can bring a “brown bag” meal and desserts and drinks will be provided. This month we will be reading Because of Winn-Dixie. RSVP above to reserve your spot! ...

Kindermusik®

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

Sing, sway, laugh, and play with skilled educator Laura Sutton. (Ages 2 – 5; Early Literacy Center)

Young Readers Book Party

Early Literacy Center 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne
0 Reserved/ 1000 Remaining

You’re invited to a party! A book party! Join us for a celebration of reading with young readers that’s a little bit early literacy class, and a little bit more! We will read and talk about books, sing, play, and learn! This month’s theme is Pirates. (Grades Pre-K – 2; Early Literacy Center)

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Tales Together

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

Join us for an interactive early literacy class for preschool children and their caregivers. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Early Literacy Center)

Graphic Novel Club (RSVP Required)

Sage Room - 2nd Floor 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor, Cheyenne
0 Reserved/ 10 Remaining

In Graphic Novel Club, we will meet twice during the month of September. We will review the first half of the graphic novel on September 14th and the second half on September 28th. Participants can pick up their graphic novel to check out on the 2nd floor of the library or via the library’s curbside pick-up service. Our graphic novel ...