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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.

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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March 2020

Young Readers Book Party

March 1 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 22, 2020

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) Themes by Week: March 1: Dr. Seuss STEM March 8: Bug Art March 15: Things that Go STEM March 22: Instruments

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Sit, Stay, READ: A Read to a Therapy Dog Event

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on March 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Everyone loves to hear a story, even our four-pawed friends! Come in to the library and practice reading aloud to one of our community’s therapy dogs. We know you’ll have a furry good time! This event is in partnership with The Alliance of Therapy Dogs. (Grades K–6; Early Literacy Center)

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Stories on My Own

March 3 @ 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 March 12, 2020

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 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) Storytime Themes Week of March 3: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of March 10: Things That Go Week of March 17: Strike Up the Band Week of March 24: Seasons Week of March 31: No Storytime

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Tales Together

March 3 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on March 14, 2020 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) Storytime Themes Week of March 3: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of March 10: Things That Go Week of March 17: Strike Up the Band Week of March 24: Seasons Week of March 31: No Storytime

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Tween Improv Club

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 15, 2020

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come laugh and learn at Improv Club! This weekly club will let you create scenes through improvisational games, work cooperatively with others, and build real life skills. Experience new ways to think on your feet and unlock your creative potential in a supportive and collaborative environment! (Grades 3–6; Early Literacy Center)

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Stories on My Own

March 4 @ 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 March 12, 2020

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 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) Storytime Themes Week of March 3: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of March 10: Things That Go Week of March 17: Strike Up the Band Week of March 24: Seasons Week of March 31: No Storytime

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Stories on My Own

March 5 @ 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 March 12, 2020

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 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) Storytime Themes Week of March 3: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of March 10: Things That Go Week of March 17: Strike Up the Band Week of March 24: Seasons Week of March 31: No Storytime

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Baby Lapsit

March 6 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until March 15, 2020

One event on March 7, 2020 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. On the last scheduled Baby Lapsit of the month, Parents as Teachers will join us after storytime to share early learning tips and easy-to-do activities that will make learning fun! (Ages Birth–24 Months; Early Literacy Center)

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Baby Lapsit

March 7 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until March 15, 2020

One event on March 7, 2020 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. On the last scheduled Baby Lapsit of the month, Parents as Teachers will join us after storytime to share early learning tips and easy-to-do activities that will make learning fun! (Ages Birth–24 Months; Early Literacy Center)

Find out more »

Young Readers Book Party

March 8 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 22, 2020

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) Themes by Week: March 1: Dr. Seuss STEM March 8: Bug Art March 15: Things that Go STEM March 22: Instruments

Find out more »

Stories on My Own

March 10 @ 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 March 12, 2020

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 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) Storytime Themes Week of March 3: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of March 10: Things That Go Week of March 17: Strike Up the Band Week of March 24: Seasons Week of March 31: No Storytime

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Tween Improv Club

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 15, 2020

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Come laugh and learn at Improv Club! This weekly club will let you create scenes through improvisational games, work cooperatively with others, and build real life skills. Experience new ways to think on your feet and unlock your creative potential in a supportive and collaborative environment! (Grades 3–6; Early Literacy Center)

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Yoga Together

March 11 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 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 Grumpy. (Ages 18 Months–5 Years; Cottonwood Room on 3/11 and Early Literacy Center on 3/21)

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Stories on My Own

March 11 @ 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 March 12, 2020

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 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) Storytime Themes Week of March 3: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of March 10: Things That Go Week of March 17: Strike Up the Band Week of March 24: Seasons Week of March 31: No Storytime

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Stories on My Own

March 12 @ 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 March 12, 2020

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 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) Storytime Themes Week of March 3: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of March 10: Things That Go Week of March 17: Strike Up the Band Week of March 24: Seasons Week of March 31: No Storytime

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Brown Bag Book Club

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
8 Reserved/ 2 Remaining

Book club will meet twice during the month of March. We will review the first half of the book on the 12th and the second part on the 26th. Participants can bring a “brown bag” meal, and desserts and drinks will be provided. This month, we will be reading Under the Blood-Red Sun. Quick book description: Tomi was born in Hawaii. His grandfather and parents were born in Japan and came to America to escape poverty. World War II seems…

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Zumbini

March 13 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Created by Zumba and Baby First, the Zumbini program is an early childhood education program that leverages original music and movement to create the ultimate bonding experience for families, all while promoting cognitive, behavioral, fine/gross motor skill, and social development for children ages 0-4. (Ages Birth–4 years; Early Literacy Center)

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Kindermusik®

March 14 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

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

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Tales Together

March 14 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on March 14, 2020 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) Storytime Themes Week of March 3: Creepy Crawly Critters Week of March 10: Things That Go Week of March 17: Strike Up the Band Week of March 24: Seasons Week of March 31: No Storytime

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Sit, Stay, READ: A Read to a Therapy Dog Event

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on March 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Everyone loves to hear a story, even our four-pawed friends! Come in to the library and practice reading aloud to one of our community’s therapy dogs. We know you’ll have a furry good time! This event is in partnership with The Alliance of Therapy Dogs. (Grades K–6; Early Literacy Center)

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