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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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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Crafty Family Challenge (RSVP Required)

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

This event is at capacity and registrations are closed. Check out our other events in November and December for more fun family options! November 22–December 3 Library Hours Welcome to the Crafty Family Challenge! Gather your crew of moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and kiddos for this extreme take-home craft challenge. The theme for this challenge is “family,” so ...

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Crafty Family Challenge (RSVP Required)

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

This event is at capacity and registrations are closed. Check out our other events in November and December for more fun family options! November 22–December 3 Library Hours Welcome to the Crafty Family Challenge! Gather your crew of moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and kiddos for this extreme take-home craft challenge. The theme for this challenge is “family,” so ...

Virtual Family BINGO (RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY
9 Reserved/ 21 Remaining

Take some time out of holiday planning with an evening of Family BINGO! Participation bags with cards and daubers will be available for pick up beginning November 22. Space is limited, so RSVP above right away! (Children & Families; Live via Zoom)

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Crafty Family Challenge (RSVP Required)

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

This event is at capacity and registrations are closed. Check out our other events in November and December for more fun family options! November 22–December 3 Library Hours Welcome to the Crafty Family Challenge! Gather your crew of moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and kiddos for this extreme take-home craft challenge. The theme for this challenge is “family,” so ...

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Virtual Tales Together (*RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY
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 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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Crafty Family Challenge (RSVP Required)

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

This event is at capacity and registrations are closed. Check out our other events in November and December for more fun family options! November 22–December 3 Library Hours Welcome to the Crafty Family Challenge! Gather your crew of moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and kiddos for this extreme take-home craft challenge. The theme for this challenge is “family,” so ...

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Crafty Family Challenge (RSVP Required)

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

This event is at capacity and registrations are closed. Check out our other events in November and December for more fun family options! November 22–December 3 Library Hours Welcome to the Crafty Family Challenge! Gather your crew of moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and kiddos for this extreme take-home craft challenge. The theme for this challenge is “family,” so ...

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Holiday Craft Station

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

December 1–31 Library Hours Pop in to the 2nd floor at any point throughout December to make a holiday-themed craft at the library. We’ll have a different craft on the table every week. If you want, you can display your craft in the library after you finish. (Children & Families; 2nd Floor)

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Gift Crafts By Age

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

December 6–12 Library Hours It is better to give than to receive and now is your chance to make something special for the giving season. For the first week of December, gift craft kits will be available to pick up and create at home. Pick them up at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk while they last! (Pre-K, K–2, Tweens, ...

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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: December 7: Roads and Ramps December 14: Dress Up and Pretend

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Gift Crafts By Age

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

December 6–12 Library Hours It is better to give than to receive and now is your chance to make something special for the giving season. For the first week of December, gift craft kits will be available to pick up and create at home. Pick them up at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk while they last! (Pre-K, K–2, Tweens, ...

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Gift Crafts By Age

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

December 6–12 Library Hours It is better to give than to receive and now is your chance to make something special for the giving season. For the first week of December, gift craft kits will be available to pick up and create at home. Pick them up at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk while they last! (Pre-K, K–2, Tweens, ...

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Virtual Tales Together (*RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY
0 Reserved/ 25 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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Gift Crafts By Age

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

December 6–12 Library Hours It is better to give than to receive and now is your chance to make something special for the giving season. For the first week of December, gift craft kits will be available to pick up and create at home. Pick them up at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk while they last! (Pre-K, K–2, Tweens, ...

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Gift Crafts By Age

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

December 6–12 Library Hours It is better to give than to receive and now is your chance to make something special for the giving season. For the first week of December, gift craft kits will be available to pick up and create at home. Pick them up at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk while they last! (Pre-K, K–2, Tweens, ...

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Gift Crafts By Age

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

December 6–12 Library Hours It is better to give than to receive and now is your chance to make something special for the giving season. For the first week of December, gift craft kits will be available to pick up and create at home. Pick them up at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk while they last! (Pre-K, K–2, Tweens, ...

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Gift Crafts By Age

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

December 6–12 Library Hours It is better to give than to receive and now is your chance to make something special for the giving season. For the first week of December, gift craft kits will be available to pick up and create at home. Pick them up at the 2nd floor Ask Here desk while they last! (Pre-K, K–2, Tweens, ...

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Holiday Craft Station

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

December 1–31 Library Hours Pop in to the 2nd floor at any point throughout December to make a holiday-themed craft at the library. We’ll have a different craft on the table every week. If you want, you can display your craft in the library after you finish. (Children & Families; 2nd Floor)

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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: December 7: Roads and Ramps December 14: Dress Up and Pretend