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.

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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October 2019

Stories on My Own

October 8 @ 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 October 31, 2019

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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Tales Together

October 8 @ 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 October 31, 2019

One event on October 26, 2019 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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Yoga Together

October 9 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:15 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 Fall/Autumn. (Ages 18 Months – 5 Years; Cottonwood Room)

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Stories on My Own

October 9 @ 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 October 31, 2019

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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Stories on My Own

October 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 October 31, 2019

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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Tales Together

October 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 October 31, 2019

One event on October 26, 2019 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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Brown Bag Book Club (1st half of book)

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sage Room – 2nd Floor, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
10 Reserved/ 10 Remaining

Book club will meet twice during the month of October. We will review the first half of the book on October 10 and the second half on October 24. Participants can bring a “brown bag” meal. Desserts and drinks will be provided. We will be reading The Iron Trial. Book description: All his life, Call has been warned by his father to stay away from magic. To succeed at the Iron Trial and be admitted into the vaunted Magisterium school…

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Baby Music

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

You and your baby can engage in musical activities at this unique session designed for caregivers and babies. (Ages Birth – 24 Months; Early Literacy Center)

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Kindermusik®

October 12 @ 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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Star Wars Reads

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2nd floor, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Get ready for the sci-fi event of the year! It’s the return of Star Wars Reads and we are having a galaxy’s worth of fun! Join us and our partners from the 501st Legion Mountain Garrison, Olympus Games & Comics, and Rebel Legion as we celebrate with activities, games, and our special guest characters. Come in costume and you might win a prize! (Children & Families; Second Floor)

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Young Readers Book Party

October 13 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

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: Week of October 6: Fall Leaf Art Week of October 13: Wiggle and Giggle Parachute Party Week of October 20: Dinosaur STEM Week of October 27: Mysterious Mystery

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Spooky Shadow Puppets

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

Drop in for our spooky shadow puppet workshop. We will talk about how to make shadow puppets and then you can let your imagination go wild. (Grades K-6; Early Literacy Center)

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Tween: Super Hero Showdown

October 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Early Literacy Center, 2200 Pioneer Ave - 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States

School’s out for the day and we’re releasing the super heroes! Marvel, Minecraft, books, and pop culture heroes will come together in this fun game to see who will come out VICTORIOUS! (Grades 3-6; Early Literacy Center)

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Stories on My Own

October 15 @ 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 October 31, 2019

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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Tales Together

October 15 @ 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 October 31, 2019

One event on October 26, 2019 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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Stories on My Own

October 16 @ 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 October 31, 2019

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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Tales Together

October 16 @ 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 October 31, 2019

One event on October 26, 2019 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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Stories on My Own

October 17 @ 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 October 31, 2019

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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Tales Together

October 17 @ 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 October 31, 2019

One event on October 26, 2019 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 October 1: Fall Stories Week of October 8: Wiggle and Giggle Week of October 15: Dinosaurs Week of October 22: Zoo Stories Week of October 29: Halloween Stories

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Baby Lapsit

October 18 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until October 25, 2019

One event on October 5, 2019 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. (Ages Birth – 24 Months; Early Literacy Center)

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